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North Carolina Daybook


Friday, February 8, 2019

Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Saturday, Feb. 09.

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Saturday, Feb. 09 8:30 AM Asheville Parks and Recreation Department hosts a private preview of the new red pandas exhibit

Location: WNC Nature Center, 75 Gashes Creek Rd, Asheville, NC

Weblinks: http://www.ashevillenc.gov/, https://twitter.com/cityofasheville

Contacts: Sandra Travis, City of Asheville, stravis@ashevillenc.gov, 1 828 259 5841


Saturday, Feb. 09 8:30 AM NAACP hosts HKonJ march - NAACP North Carolina, under the leadership of Reverend Dr T Anthony Spearman, hosts the 13th Annual HKonJ People’s Assembly Mass Moral March

Location: Wilmington and South St, Raleigh

Weblinks: http://www.naacpnc.org, https://twitter.com/ncnaacp

Contacts: NAACP North Carolina, forwardtogether@naacpnc.org


Saturday, Feb. 09 10:00 AM Durham County Board of Commissioners holds a PAC 4 meeting

Location: Recreation Center at Campus Hills, 2000 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC

Weblinks: https://www.dconc.gov/visitors/durham-county-board-of-commissioners


Saturday, Feb. 09 3:00 PM NC Army National Guard hosts welcome home ceremony - North Carolina Army National Guard hosts a welcome home ceremony for the 210th Military Police Company, returning from Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

Location: Smoky Mountain High School, 100 Smokey Mountain Dr, Sylva, NC

Weblinks: https://state.nationalguard.com/north-carolina

Contacts: Staff Sgt. Jon Shaw, North Carolina Army National Guard, 1 907 230 8368


Saturday, Feb. 09 13th annual Moral March on Raleigh and HKonJ People’s Assembly, hosted by NAACP North Carolina

Weblinks: http://www.naacpnc.org, https://twitter.com/ncnaacp

Contacts: NAACP North Carolina, info@naacpnc.org, 1 919 682 4700


Saturday, Feb. 09 - Sunday, Feb. 10 Fed Cup World Group round one matches, including USA vs. Australia - Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group round one matches, including USA vs. Australia in World Group I on an indoor hard court at the US Cellular Arena in Asheville, NC. U.S. team nominations include Madison Keys, Danielle Collins, Sofia Kenin, Nicole Melichar, and captain Kathy Rinaldi; while Australian team includes Ashleigh Barty and captain Alicia Molik * Other matches: Czech Republic vs. Romania, Belgium vs. France, and Germany vs. Belarus in World Group I, and Switzerland vs. Italy, Latvia vs. Slovakia, Japan vs. Spain, and Netherlands vs. Canada in World Group II

Weblinks: http://www.fedcup.com/, https://twitter.com/FedCup, #FedCup

Contacts: International Tennis Federation, communications@itftennis.com, +44 (0) 20 8392 4632



Sunday, Feb. 10 3:00 PM Greensboro Big Band presents its annual Sweet Sounds Valentine’s Day Dance and Concert

Location: Canterbury School, 5400 Old Lake Jeanette Rd, Greensboro, NC

Weblinks: http://www.ci.greensboro.nc.us/default.asp

Contacts: Jennifer Hance, Greensboro Parks and Recreation, 1 336 373 2549



Monday, Feb. 11 11:00 AM East Carolina University unveils new manufacturing equipment - East Carolina University unveils new ‘advanced’ manufacturing equipment for education and workforce development

Location: Science and Technology Bldg, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Weblinks: http://www.ecu.edu/, https://twitter.com/EastCarolina

Contacts: Jules Norwood, East Carolina University, 1 252 328 2836


Monday, Feb. 11 11:30 AM Secretary Perdue visits North Carolina - Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visits North Carolina, with agenda including lunch with hog farmers and tour of Warren Farming, followed by media availability, 596 Blake Road, Newton Grove, NC (11:30 AM EST); tour of the Butterball turkey processing facility, followed by media availability, 1628 Garner Chapel Rd, Mount Olive, NC (1:20 PM EST); and town hall discussion on the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, followed by media availability, Holmes and Lois K. Murphey Center, University of Mount Olive, 634 Henderson St, Mount Olive, NC (3:00 PM EST)

Weblinks: http://www.usda.gov, https://twitter.com/USDA

Contacts: USDA Office of Communications, press@oc.usda.gov, 1 202 720 4623


Monday, Feb. 11 12:00 PM John Locke Foundation hosts NC Treasurer Folwell - John Locke Foundation hosts ‘The Price of Promises‘, a presentation by North Carolina Treasurer Dale Folwell

Location: John Locke Foundation, 200 W Morgan St, Raleigh, NC

Weblinks: http://www.johnlocke.org/, https://twitter.com/JohnLockeNC

Contacts: JLF, events@johnlocke.org, 1 919 828 3876


Monday, Feb. 11 1:00 PM Raleigh Board of Adjustment meeting

Location: Avery C. Upchurch Municipal Complex, 222 W Hargett St, Raleigh, NC

Weblinks: http://www.raleighnc.gov/, https://twitter.com/RaleighGov

Contacts: City of Raleigh, NC, raleighnc@info.raleighnc.gov


Monday, Feb. 11 NCSU Annual Emerging Issues Forum - North Carolina State University Institute for Emerging Issues Annual Forum, this year’s topic is ‘Bridging the urban-rural divide‘

Location: Raleigh Marriott City Center, 500 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC

Weblinks: http://iei.ncsu.edu/engage, https://twitter.com/NCState

Contacts: North Carolina State University media, newstips@ncsu.edu, 1 919 515 3470




Monday, Feb. 11 BB&T Corporation: Q1 2019 Ex-dividend date

Weblinks: http://www.bbandt.com/investor/

Contacts: Tamera Gjesdal, BB&T Investor Relations, tgjesdal@bbandt.com, 1 336 733 3058


Monday, Feb. 11 Nucor Corp: Q4 2018 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://www.nucor.com/investor/

Contacts: Terry S Lisenby , Nucor Investor Relations, info@nucor.com, 1 704 366 7000