BC-PA--Daybook, PA


Here is the Pennsylvania Daybook for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.

Please note that listings are subject to change. The daybook will be updated as needed if the organization listing the event provides timely notice.

9:30 - 11 a.m. TEMPLE U-CHILDREN'S ORAL HEALTH — As over 20 children under the age of 6 receive free dental screenings to mark the February observance of "National Children's Dental Month," the deputy secretary of the state Department of Public Welfare's Office of Medical Assistance Programs, Vincent D. Gordon, the dean of Temple University's Kornberg School of Dentistry, Amid I. Ismail, and UnitedHealthcare of Pennsylvania and Delaware CEO Sue Schick hold a news conference to introduce a $1.75 million oral health care initiative for thousands of children in north Philadelphia, titled "Project ENGAGE."

Note: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. dental screenings include 10:30 to 11 a.m. news conference.

Location: Pediatrics Dentistry Clinic, Kornberg School of Dentistry, Health Science Campus, Temple University, 3223 N. Broad St. (state Route 611) at Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia

Contacts: Preston M. Moretz, 215-204-4380 or 215-850-1974 (cell)

Mary McElrath-Jones, 914-552-5713

1 p.m. BOX--CLOUD-HOPKINS — Professional boxer Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins participates in a workout in Philadelphia open to reporters and photographers to promote his upcoming 12-round world championship bout against undefeated International Boxing Federation light heavyweight world champion Tavoris "Thunder" Cloud, which is scheduled to take place Saturday, March 9, at the Barclays Center arena in New York and will be broadcast live on television channel HBO.

Location: Joe Hand Boxing Gym, 543-547 N. Third St. at Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia

Contacts: Ramiro Gonzalez, 213-489-5631

Monica Sears, 213-489-5631

Bill Caplan, 818-831-0046 or 818-515-1616 (cell)

Kelly Swanson, 202-783-5500

Lisa Milner, 202-783-5500

Alan Hopper, 954-418-5839

Barry Baum, 718-942-9533

Kevin Flaherty, 212-512-5052

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