Associated Press Georgia Daybook for Friday, Nov. 8.
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Nov. 8. 8:30 a.m. SEBELIUS-CARTER SYMPOSIUM ON MENTAL HEALTH POLICY — Department of Health And Human Services Secretary Sebelius will deliver remarks at the 29th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy, where she will join former U.S. First Lady Rosalynn Carter to discuss how access to mental health care could improve with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Location: The Carter Center
Ivan Allen III Pavilion Lobby
453 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30307
Contacts: Paige Rohe (The Carter Center), 404-420-5129
Nov. 8. 9:45 a.m. SEBELIUS ATLANTA VISIT — U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will travel to Atlanta, Georgia, where she will visit the Southside Medical Center and participate in events that help highlight the multiple ways Georgians can learn about the Health Insurance Marketplace and enroll in coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
If you are planning to bring a satellite truck you MUST RSVP in advance to Fabien.Levy@hhs.gov to request space.
Location: Southside Medical Center Inc.
1046 Ridge Ave
Atlanta, GA 30315
Contacts: Department of Health and Human Services, 202-690-6343
Nov. 8. 4 p.m. U.N. ASSISTANT SECRETARY-GENERAL — United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Sally Fegan-Wyles will discuss the role of gender equality in planning worldwide development goals during a forum at Kennesaw State University. Her keynote address will focus on improving the status of women in the years after the U.N. s 2015 deadline for achieving its Millennium Development Goals.
Location: Prillaman Hall
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, GA. 30144.
Contacts: Sabbaye McGriff (Kennesaw State University), 678-797-2550
Nov. 9. 10 a.m. JOHNS CREEK VETERANS WALK GROUNDBREAKING — The Johns Creek Veterans Association and the City of Johns Creek on Nov. 9 will conduct a ceremonial groundbreaking of the Johns Creek Veterans Memorial Walk featuring acclaimed author and Vietnam War veteran John M. Del Vecchio as the main speaker.
Location: 3125 Old Alabama Road
Johns Creek, Ga.
Contacts: Doug Nurse (Johns Creek spokesman), 678-512-3274