Associated Press Mississippi Daybook for Tuesday, April 22
April 22-25. ARTS PANEL — Mississippi Arts Commission grant panel meets to evaluate applications from individual artists and arts organizations. 8:30 a.m. Location: Arts Commission's office on the 11th floor of the Woolfolk State Office Building at 501 North West Street in Jackson. Contact: Susan Liles at 601-359-6031.
April 22. JACKSON MAYOR RUNOFF — Runoff in special election for Jackson mayor. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.
April 22. TRANSPORTATION MEETINGS — Mississippi Department of Transportation and the AARP to host three meetings on regional transportation issues. Meetings scheduled for 10 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Location: Link Centre Reception Hall at 1800 W Main St. in Tupelo. Contact: 601-359-9777.
April 22. BUSINESS IN THE GREEN — The Oxford-Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Foundation to host Green Week panel forum as part of the University of Mississippi's 6th annual Green Week. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Location: Oxford Conference Center at 102 Ed Perry Boulevard in Oxford. Contact: Anne McCauley at 662-915-2074.
April 22. INDUSTRIAL ANNOUNCEMENT — Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from ACCO Brands to hold economic development announcement. 1 p.m. Location: 300 Quartet Avenue in Booneville. Contact: Tammy Craft at 601-383-4806 or firstname.lastname@example.org
April 22. COURTS — State Court of Appeals to hand down decisions. 1:30 p.m. Contact: Beverly Pettigrew Kraft at 601-576-4637.
April 22. TELEHEALTH — U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy and former Sen. Trent Lott to discuss future roles for telehealth technology in connecting patients to care providers. 2 p.m. Location: Vice chancellor's conference room at Verner S. Holmes Learning Resource Center on the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Contact: Jack Mazurak at 601-984-1970 or email@example.com
April 22. MC SPEAKER — Retired Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Ben Carson to hold news conference and speak to Mississippi College students. 4 p.m. news conference in Nelson Hall, Room 310. 4:15 p.m. student Q&A session in Swor Auditorium, Nelson Hall. Location: Mississippi College campus in Clinton. Contact: Hannah Shanks Wallace at 601-925-3262.
April 22. PRESLEY MEETING — Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley to hold town hall meeting. 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Location: Horn Lake at City Hall at 3101 Goodman Road. Contact: Presley's office at 601-961-5450.
April 22. MC SCHOLARSHIP DINNER — Dr. Benjamin Carson, a professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, to be keynote speaker at Mississippi College's spring scholarship dinner. 6:30 p.m. Location: Anderson Hall on the MC campus in Clinton. Contact: Amy Rowan (MC) at 601-925-9257 or Rowan@mc.edu
April 22. GREEN WEEK — Rob Nixon, author of "Slow Violence and Environmentalism of the Poor," to speak at the University of Mississippi's 6th annual Green Week. 7 p.m. Location: Overby Center on the Ole Miss campus in Oxford. Contact: Anne McCauley at 662-915-2074.
April 23-25. COSEBOC — Jackson State University and Mississippi Center for Education Innovation to host the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color Annual Gathering 2014. Location: Jackson State University in Jackson. Contact: Shelia Hardwell-Byrd (JSU) at 601-979-1483 or visit http://www.coseboc.org.annual-gathering
April 23. INDUSTRY CONFERENCE — Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves to be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Manufacturing Summit: The Road Ahead. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Reeves to speak at 11:15 a.m. Location: Franklin Furniture Institute on the campus of Mississippi State University in Starkville. Contact: Patricia West at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-884-5000 or Amy Garrard at email@example.com or 662-325-8453.
April 24-26. EDUCATION — Jackson State University to host the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC) Annual Gathering. Location: Walter Payton Center, College of Business, Blackburn Language Arts Center, Charles F. Moore and the Student Center on the JSU campus in Jackson. Contact: Shelia Hardwell-Byrd at 601-979-1483.
Aril 24. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
April 24. COURTS — Mississippi Supreme Court to hand down decisions. 1:30 p.m. Contact: Beverly Pettigrew Kraft at 601-576-4637.
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