North Carolina Daybook

Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Friday, Feb. 26.

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NEW EVENT: Friday, Feb. 26 10:30 AM GOP Sen. Richard Burr’s public schedule – Republican Sen. Richard Burr visits North Carolina Leadership Academy charter school at 4353 High Point Road, Kernersville (10:30 AM EST); and attends ribbon cutting ceremony for the Kernersville Veterans Affairs Health Care Center at 1695 Kernersville Medical Parkway, Kernersville (1:00 PM EST)

Location: TBD

Contacts: Taylor Holgate Sen. Richard Burr press secretary 1 202 228 1616


NEW EVENT: Friday, Feb. 26 11:30 AM U.S. Marshals Service announce results of ‘Operation Zero Hour’ – U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of North Carolina hold press conference to announce results of a law enforcement initiative called ‘Operation Zero Hour’

Location: Robeson County Emergency Operations Center, 38 Legend Road, Lumberton, NC Lumberton

Contacts: Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Damon Adams U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of North Carolina 1 919 622 3334


Friday, Feb. 26 9:15 AM U.S. Army Materiel Command. Gen. Dennis L Via addresses CMS JROTC Cadets – U.S. Army Materiel Command. Gen. Dennis L Via discusses his three decades in the Army and encourage them to work hard to achieve their personal college and career goals with 150 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets

Location: Military and Global Leadership Academy at Marie G. Davis, 3351 Griffith Street, Charlotte, NC Charlotte

Contacts: Renee McCoy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Executive Director of Communications 1 980 343 0954 CMS Media Line 1 980 343 6243


Friday, Feb. 26 10:00 AM North Carolina License to Give Trust Fund Commission meeting

Location: Carolina Donor Services, 3621 Lyckan Parkway, Durham, NC Durham

Contacts: Vanda Wilson-Wormack Dept. of Administration 1 919 715 3837


Friday, Feb. 26 10:00 AM House Homeland Security subcommittee hearing on defending the nation’s agriculture and food – Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee hearing on ‘Food for Thought: Efforts to Defend the Nation’s Agriculture and Food’, with testimony from North Carolina State Veterinarian R. Douglas Meckes; Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Dr Tammy Beckham; former USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service Administrator Bobby Acord (on behalf of National Pork Producers Council); and Mississippi State University Assistant Extension Professor Brian Williams

Location: Rm 311, Cannon House Office Bldg, Washington, DC

Contacts: House Homeland Security Committee 1 202 226 8417


Friday, Feb. 26 3:00 PM Duke University Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity members host ‘Shave for Schreiber, Buzz for Bobby’ – Duke University Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity members host ‘Shave for Schreiber, Buzz for Bobby’ to raise money for cancer research and support programs at Duke Children’s Hospital

Location: Craven F Quad, Wannamaker Dorm Lane, Durham, NC Durham

Contacts: Petros Palandjian Duke University


Friday, Feb. 26 Martin Marietta Mtls: Q1 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD

Contacts: Dana F Guzzo Martin Marietta Investor Relations 1 919 783 4540


NEW EVENT: Saturday, Feb. 27 9:00 AM NAACP North Carolina hold annual Winter Session and news conference – NAACP North Carolina State Conference of Branches hold annual Winter Session. Event includes a news conference to provide an update of legal challenges and detail statewide GOTV mobilization; a luncheon and annual ‘Humanitarian Banquet’

Location: Abundant Life Christian Church, 4400 Old Poole Road, Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: John Stean NAACP NC Media 1 516 965 4875


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