The Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Wednesday, Feb. 19

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Feb. 19. 7:30 a.m. HEALTH CARE FORUM — The American College of Surgeons hosts the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum North Carolina to encourage community discussion about the state of health care in North Carolina and how surgeons and other clinicians, hospitals, educators and the government can work together to achieve better patient outcomes and increase the value of health care.

Location: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Bioinformatics Building, First Floor Auditorium, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill

Contact: Jill Braun (American College of Surgeons), 952-346-6103

Feb. 19. 9 a.m. IMMIGRATION FORUM — Congresswoman Renee Ellmers moderates panel of local business leaders, employers, and faith leaders as part of a discussion on immigration reform and its impact on North Carolina s economy and communities in the state.

Location: Embassy Suites, 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd., Cary

Contact: Tom Doheny (Office of the Congresswoman), 202-225-4531

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