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Associated Press South Carolina daybook for Wednesday, May 22

May 22. 10 a.m. SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION-ANNUAL MEETING — South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Director Catherine Templeton will address the South Carolina Public Health Association's Annual Meeting to discuss a variety of topics including the state's fight against obesity.

Location: Springmaid Beach Resort Conference Center, 3rd floor, 3200 South Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach.

Contacts: Mark Plowden (Communications Director), 803-898-9518

May 22. 11 a.m. BEAUFORT VA OUTPATIENT CLINIC-GRAND OPENING — The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston and the Naval Hospital in Beaufort will celebrate the grand opening of the expanded clinical spaces for the VA s community based outpatient clinic at the naval hospital in Beaufort. The Beaufort VA Primary Care Clinic expansion will enable the VA to offer additional services to approximately 1,200 more veterans.

Location: VA Outpatient Clinic, Naval Hospital, Beaufort

Contacts: Jenny Stripling (Public Affairs Specialist), 843-789-7089

May 22. 3 p.m. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION-PUBLIC MEETING — The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting to talk about their annual assessment of safety at the H.B. Robinson Nuclear Plant.

Location: Hartsville Public Library, 147 W. College Ave., Hartsville

Contacts: George Hopper (NRC), 404-997-4645

May 24. 5:30 p.m. SUMTER-TRAVELING VIETNAM WALL — The Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall is visiting Sumter as part of the city's Iris Festival at Swan Lake Iris Gardens. An official dedication ceremony for the wall is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. The wall will be open to the public over the course of the weekend, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information go to or contact Swan Lake Iris Gardens at 1-800-688-4748.

Location: Sumter Iris Festival at Swan Lake Iris Gardens

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