Associated Press Rhode Island Daybook for Thursday, Aug. 7, and Friday, Aug. 8.
THURSDAY, Aug. 7:
10 a.m. - noon. VOTER ID DISTRIBUTION — Representatives of the Office of Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis distribute free voter identification cards during events scheduled statewide on selected dates from Tuesday, Aug. 5, through Saturday, Sept. 13, in preparation for plans to ask voters to show photographic identification at polling places this year.
Location: EPOCH Assisted Living on the East Side, 1 Butler Ave., Providence.
Contacts: Raina C. Smith, 401-222-4293, 401-222-2357 or 401-595-3920 (cell).
3 p.m. URI-EBOLA AID RALLY-PROVIDENCE — Graduates and students of The University of Rhode Island from Liberia hold a rally outside the State House in response to the Ebola outbreak in Africa, publicizing their efforts to collect donations of medical supplies to send to Liberia.
Location: Outside the State House, 82 Smith St., Providence.
Contacts: Elizabeth Rau, 401-480-6388 or 401-874-2116.
Komlan Soe, 401-390-0146.
4:30 p.m. CICILLINE SCHEDULE — U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline, the president of the Liberian Community Association of Rhode Island Inc., Winston Gold, the president of the African Alliance of Rhode Island, Julius Kolawole, and other advocates and participate in a round-table discussion about the Ebola outbreak in Africa.
Location: U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline's district office, suite 300, 1070 Main St. (state Route 122), Pawtucket.
Contacts: Andrew Gernt, 202-225-4911.
FRIDAY, Aug. 8:
The AP hasn't been apprised of any events.