BC-MS--Daybook, MS

Associated Press Mississippi Daybook for Thursday, Feb. 20

Feb. 20. INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION — The Mississippi Association of International Educators to hold conference. 7:30 a.m. Location: B.C. Rogers Student Center on the campus of Mississippi College in Clinton. Contact: Jenny Price at 601-925-7700 or price01@mc.edu or Adrienne Graham at 601-979-1146 or adrienne.m.graham@jsums.edu

Feb. 20. HEALTH CARE — U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson's office to host educational program on the Affordable Health Care Act.

— 8 a.m.-10 a.m. at Tougaloo College, Owens Health and Wellness Center at 500 W County Line Rd. in Jackson.

— 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at G.A. Carmichael Family Health Center at 1547 Jerry Clower Blvd. in Yazoo City.

Contact: Thompson's office at 800-355-9003.

Feb. 20. COLLEGE BOARD — State College Board to meet. 9 a.m. Location: IHL Board Room located in the Universities Center, 3825 Ridgewood Road in Jackson. Contact: Caron Blanton at 601-432-6333 or 769-257-4585 or cblanton@mississippi.edu

Feb. 20. MEC PATHWAY — Mississippi Economic Council's Pathway to Progress Tour to focus on ways Mississippi can sharpen its competitive edge by implementing the goals and recommendations of Blueprint Mississippi. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Great Southern Club in Gulfport. Contact: Scott Waller (MEC) at 601-969-4411 or 601-540-2970.

Feb. 20. COURTS — Mississippi Supreme Court to hand down decisions. 1:30 p.m. Contact: Beverly Kraft at 601-576-4637.

Feb. 20. ARTS AWARDS — Governor's Arts Awards ceremony. 6 p.m. Location: Belhaven University's Center for the Arts at 835 Riverside Drive in Jackson. Contact: Mississippi Arts Commission at 601-359-6030.

Feb. 21. INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION — The Mississippi Association of International Educators to hold conference. 7 a.m. Location: B.C. Rogers Student Center on the campus of Mississippi College in Clinton. Contact: Jenny Price at 601-925-7700 or price01@mc.edu or Adrienne Graham at 601-979-1146 or adrienne.m.graham@jsums.edu

Feb. 21. HEALTH CARE — U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson's office to host educational program on the Affordable Health Care Act. 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Location: Indianola Promise Community Office at 135 Front Street in Indianola. Contact: Thompson's office at 800-355-9003.

Feb. 21. ENERGY — Matt Fry, assistant professor of Geography at the University of North Texas, to speak at University of Southern Mississippi lecture series on the oil and gas industry. 11:45 a.m. Location: Thad Cochran Center Ballroom on the USM campus in Hattiesburg. Contact: Tasha May at 601-266-5507 or tasha.may@usm.edu

Feb. 21. OPEN HOUSE — The National Center for Appropriate Technology to hold open house for its Gulf States Regional Office. 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Location: The Mississippi Roadmap to Healthy Equity building at 2548 Livingston Road in Jackson. Contact: Jim Ewing at 479-575-1390.

Feb. 22. EARLY CHILDHOOD CONFERENCE — 2014 Mississippi Early Childhood Alliance Conference. 8 a.m.-3:30 a.m. Location: Student Center in Ballrooms A and B on the 3rd floor on the JSU campus in Jackson. Contact: Shelia Hardwell-Byrd at 601-979-1483 or http://www.jsums.edu/mli

Feb. 22. HEALTH CARE — U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson's office to host educational program on the Affordable Health Care Act.

— 8 a.m.-10 a.m. at Delta Health Center, 702 Martin Luther King Road in Mound Bayou.

— 1 p.m.-4 p.m. at Aaron E Henry Community Health, 800 Ohio Ave. in Clarksdale.

Contact: Thompson's office at 800-355-9003.

The AP-Jackson, Miss.

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