Pennsylvania Daybook


Associated Press Pennsylvania Daybook for Friday, Jan. 15.

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Friday, Jan. 15 9:00 AM Philadelphia celebration honors Benjamin Franklin’s 310th Birthday – Philadelphia’s day-long ‘Celebration! Benjamin Franklin, Founder’ honors Benjamin Franklin’s 310th Birthday and healthcare legacy. The celebration includes seminar on ‘Dr. Franklin and Public Health’, Benjamin Franklin Hall, 427 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA (9:00 AM EST); procession and wreath-laying ceremony from American Philosophical Society’s Library Hall, 105 South 5th St., Philadelphia, PA (11:15 AM EST); reception and luncheon honoring Dr. Paul Offit, Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District, 400 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA (12:00 PM EST); and screening of the vaccine documentary ‘Hilleman—The Story of Saving 8 Million Lives a Year’, Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District, 400 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA (2:00 PM EST)

Location: Philadelphia http://www.franklincelebration.org/

Contacts: Erin Mooney Moxy PR [email protected] 1 267 788 2196

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Friday, Jan. 15 9:30 AM Philadelphia School workers participate in ‘Safe Schools Demonstration’ – Philadelphia School District workers participate in ‘Safe Schools Demonstration’ to ‘demand the District provides a plan to fix dangerous safety violations’

Location: Philadelphia School District Building, 440 N. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://www.seiu32bj.org/ https://twitter.com/32bj_seiu

Contacts: Julie Blust 32BJ SEIU [email protected] 1 215 713 6777

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Friday, Jan. 15 10:00 AM Vice President Biden’s daily schedule – Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the White House Oval Office (10:00 AM EST, closed press), before they meet for lunch in the Private Dining Room (12:30 PM EST, closed press). Afterwards, Vice President Biden departs Washington, DC, en route for Philadelphia, where he participates in a tour (3:15 PM EST, pooled press) and roundtable (3:45 PM EST) at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and Abramson Cancer Center. Afterwards, he departs Philadelphia en route for Wilmington, DE

Location: Wilmington Philadelphia http://www.whitehouse.gov/vicepresident https://twitter.com/VP

Contacts: Vice President press 1 202 456 0373

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Friday, Jan. 15 10:30 AM Rite Aid Foundation announces ‘significant’ donation to The Fred Rogers Company – The Rite Aid Foundation holds press conference to announce a ‘significant’ donation to The Fred Rogers Company, a non-profit company that specializes in creating quality children’s programming for public television. Attendees include Rite Aid CEO of stores and The Rite Aid Foundation President Ken Martindale and The Fred Rogers Company CEO William Isler

Location: Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh https://www.riteaid.com/

Contacts: Adam Stout Incight Marc USA [email protected]

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Friday, Jan. 15 11:00 AM PNC Financial Services Group: Q4 2015 Earning conference call / Webcast

Location: TBD http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=107246&p=irol-irhome https://twitter.com/PNCNews

Contacts: William Callihan PNC Financial Services Investor Relations [email protected] 1 412 762 8257

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Friday, Jan. 15 12:00 PM Global Women’s Strike participates in ‘Martin Luther King Birthday rally’ – Global Women’s Strike and prisoner rights advocates participate in ‘Martin Luther King Birthday rally and press conference for Dallas 6’. Other attendees include Human Rights Coalition, Justice for the Dallas 6 Support Campaign, and Shandre Delaney, mother of one of the ‘Dallas 6’

Location: Luzerne County Courthouse, 200 N. River St, Wilkes-Barre, PA Wilkes-Barre www.globalwomenstrike.net

Contacts: Global Women’s Strike Philadelphia [email protected] 1 215 848 1120

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Friday, Jan. 15 2:00 PM Philadelphia Mayor Kenney and Councilman Johnson visit South Philadelphia Elementary School – Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Councilman Kenyatta Johnson visit Penrose Elementary School, featuring a drill team performance and student art project. Mayor Kenney also participates in discussion of the school’s commitment to quality PreK education, literacy programs, and health and nutrition education

Location: Penrose Elementary School, 2515 S 78th St, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://www.phila.gov/

Contacts: Lauren Hitt Philadelphia Mayor’s Office Communications [email protected] 1 443 370 3205

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Friday, Jan. 15 3:15 PM Vice President Biden visits University of Pennsylvania as part of newly-launched ‘moonshot’ to cure cancer – Vice President Joe Biden visits the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and Abramson Cancer Center for a tour (3:15 PM EST) and roundtable (3:45 PM EST), talking to researchers as part of the ‘moonshot’ to cure cancer, which he called for last year and which President Barack Obama tasked him to lead earlier this week * ‘Moonshot’ initiative plans to increase private and public resources to fight cancer, and to break down ‘silos’ of research and ‘bring all the cancer fighters together’, with the goal of making a decade’s worth of advances in the next five years * Afterwards, Vice President Biden travels to Wilmington, DE

Location: University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Wilmington http://www.whitehouse.gov/vicepresident https://twitter.com/VP

Contacts: Vice President press 1 202 456 0373

RSVP’s can be directed to [email protected]

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Friday, Jan. 15 6:00 PM Pennsylvania GOP Lincoln Day Dinner – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Lincoln Day Dinner, with Sens. Pat Toomey and Lindsey Graham

Location: Hotel Hershey, 100 Hotel Rd., Hershey, PA www.pagop.org https://twitter.com/PAGOP

Contacts: Megan Sweeney Republican Party of Pennsylvania [email protected] 1 717 234 4901

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Friday, Jan. 15 – Sunday, Jan. 17 Progressive International Motorcycle Show

Location: Fort Washington, PA http://www.motorcycleshows.com/ https://twitter.com/MotorcycleShows

Contacts: Josh Bulrice UBM Advanstar Communications [email protected] 1 310 857 7677

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Friday, Jan. 15 Lamb of God begin headline tour

Location: Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh https://twitter.com/lambofgod

Contacts: Maria Ferrero Adrenaline PR [email protected] 1 732 462 4262

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Friday, Jan. 15 PNC Financial Services Group: Q4 2015 Results

Location: TBD http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=107246&p=irol-irhome https://twitter.com/PNCNews

Contacts: William Callihan PNC Financial Services Investor Relations [email protected] 1 412 762 8257

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Friday, Jan. 15 – Saturday, Jan. 16 National Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo

Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia www.nationalevent.com https://twitter.com/USFranchiseExpo

Contacts: Ken Muir National Event Management [email protected] 1 800 891 4859 x 233

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Friday, Jan. 15 Fulton Financial Corp: Q4 2015 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://www.snl.com/irweblinkx/corporateprofile.aspx?iid=100294

Contacts: David Hostetter Fulton Financial Investor Relations [email protected] 1 717 291 2456

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Friday, Jan. 15 Liberty Property Trust: Q4 2015 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=96097&p=irol-IRHome

Contacts: Jeanne A. Leonard Liberty Property Trust investor relations [email protected] 1 610 648 1704

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Saturday, Jan. 16 11:00 AM Philadelphia Councilman Johnson hosts renaming of 2200 block with Mayor Kenney – Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson unveils the street sign for the 2200 block of Winton Street as ‘Wild Bill Way’ in recognition of Bill Guarnere. Other attendees include Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, Councilman David Oh, the Guarnere family, Wild Bill Guarnere Memorial Fund, and Veterans Advisory Commission

Location: 2200 Winton Street, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://www.phila.gov/

Contacts: Kaitlyn Manasterski Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Communications Liaison [email protected] 1 215 686 3412

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Saturday, Jan. 16 11:30 AM Montgomery County Commissioner Shapiro and Salem Baptist Church host annual MLK luncheon – Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro and Salem Baptist Church of Jenkintown host 6th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon themed ‘The Eternal Flame’. The luncheon features keynote address by NBA Referee Operations Executive VP Mike Bantom

Location: Presidential Caterers, 2910 DeKalb Pike, East Norriton, PA http://www.phila.gov/

Contacts: Felicia Harris Influencing Action Movement [email protected] 1 215 341 1441

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