Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Saturday, Aug. 06.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

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Saturday, Aug. 06 6:00 AM Annual Ohio River Paddlefest – Annual Ohio River Paddlefest, presented by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. The event has become one of the largest paddling events in the U.S., drawing over 2,000 people from over 20 states to canoe and kayak nine miles from Schmidt Recreation Complex in Cincinnati’s East End to the Gilday Riverside Park

Location: Schmidt Recreation Complex, Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati http://www.ohioriverpaddlefest.org/ https://twitter.com/paddlefestcincy

Contacts: Brewster Rhoads OACGC BrewOhio@gmail.com 1 513 324 1678


Saturday, Aug. 06 9:00 AM Bowling Green State University hold its 286th commencement ceremony

Location: Stroh Center, 1535 E Wooster St, Bowling Green, OH Bowling Green http://www.bgsu.edu/ https://twitter.com/bgsu

Contacts: Amber Stark BGSU alstark@bgsu.edu 1 419 372 8582


Saturday, Aug. 06 12:00 PM Columbus City Councilmember Michael Stinziano holds community hours

Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library,790 N. Nelson Road, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.columbus.gov/ https://twitter.com/ColumbusCouncil

Contacts: Lee Cole Columbus City Council 1 614 645 5530


Saturday, Aug. 06 12:00 PM Cleveland Browns host 2016 Orange & Brown Scrimmage – Cleveland Browns host Dawg Pound Drive and Orange & Brown Scrimmage, presented by TourismOhio * Last year’s inaugural Orange & Brown Scrimmage in Columbus attracted 49,734 fans to The Horseshoe, the highest of any Browns scrimmage or Family Day since totals were first kept in 2005

Location: Ohio Stadium, 411 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/ https://twitter.com/Browns

Contacts: Rob McBurnett Cleveland Browns Communications Coordinator RMcBurnett@clevelandbrowns.com 1 440 824 6175


Saturday, Aug. 06 7:00 PM Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Enshrinement – Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Enshrinement Ceremony, formally enshrining players Marvin Harrison, Brett Favre, Orlando Pace, Ken Stabler, Dick Stanfel, and Kevin Greene, coach Tony Dungy, and owner Edward DeBartolo, Jr. * Presenters are Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, Brett Favre’s wife Deanna, Orlando Pace’s son Justin, Hall of Fame coach John Madden, Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy, former Pittsburgh Steelers and Carolina Panthers coach Dom Capers, former player Donnie Shell, and Edward DeBartolo’s daughter Lisa * Over 100 Gold Jackets (living Hall of Famers) return to the Hall of Fame each year to be a part of the ceremony celebration

Location: Canton, OH Canton http://www.profootballhof.com https://twitter.com/ProFootballHOF #PFHOF16

Contacts: Michael Signora NFL football communications Michael.Signora@nfl.com 1 212 450 2076 Joe Horrigan Pro Football Hall of Fame joe.horrigan@profootballhof.com 1 330 456 8207


Sunday, Aug. 07 9:00 AM ‘State of the Union’ on CNN – ‘State of the Union with Jake Tapper’, program featuring interviews, political analysis and stories of everyday Americans. Guests this week include Ohio Governor John Kasich

Location: TBD http://www.cnn.com https://twitter.com/CNNsotu #CNNsotu

Contacts: Lauren Pratapas CNN lauren.pratapas@cnn.com lpratapas


Sunday, Aug. 07 10:00 AM Ohio National Guard 180th Fighter Wing change of command ceremony – Ohio National Guard 180th Fighter Wing change of command ceremony, Col. Kevin V. Doyle assumes command from Col. Craig R. Baker

Location: Toledo Air National Guard Base, 2660 Eber Rd, Swanton, OH http://www.ong.ohio.gov/ https://twitter.com/OHNationalGuard

Contacts: Staff Sgt. Shane Hughes Public Affairs michael.s.hughes60.mil@mail.mil 1 419 868 4072


Sunday, Aug. 07 2:00 PM Ohio State University summer commencement ceremony – Ohio State University summer commencement ceremony, with speaker Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Founder and President Jeni Britton Bauer

Location: Schottenstein Center, 555 Borror Dr, Columbus, OH Columbus www.osu.edu https://twitter.com/ohiostate

Contacts: Amy Murray Ohio State University press murray-goedde.1@osu.edu 1 614 292 8385


Sunday, Aug. 07 8:00 PM Pro Football Hall of Fame Game: Colts vs. Packers – 2016 NFL/Hall of Fame Game: Indianapolis Colts vs. Green Bay Packers * Former Colts head coach Tony Dungy and wide receiver Marvin Harrison and former Pack quarterback Brett Favre were enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame yesterday * Marks the first game for the NFL’s new rules on touchbacks on kickoffs, when the ball is now placed at the receiving team’s 25-yard line

Location: Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton, OH Canton http://www.profootballhof.com https://twitter.com/nfl #PFHOF16

Contacts: NFL communications NFLCommunications@nfl.com Pete Fierle Pro Football Hall of Fame communications Pete.Fierle@ProFootballHOF.com 1 330 588 3622


Monday, Aug. 08 7:00 PM Cuyahoga County Councilmember Dave Greenspan hosts town hall meeting – Cuyahoga County Councilmember Dave Greenspan hosts town hall meeting to present information on the County’s solar co-op program that provides an avenue for residents to purchase solar systems at a reduced price

Location: Fairview Park City Hall,20777 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, OH http://davegreenspan.com/ https://twitter.com/DaveGreenspan

Contacts: Dave Greenspan Dave Greenspan for Ohio dave@davegreenspan.com 1 440 835 3820


Monday, Aug. 08 American Electric Power: Q3 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD http://www.aep.com/investors/ https://twitter.com/AEPnews

Contacts: Pat Hemlepp AEP Corporate Media Relations mediarelations@aep.com 1 614 716 1620


Monday, Aug. 08 Drew Lachey celebrates 40th birthday – 40th birthday of Drew Lachey, American singer, actor and TV presenter who rose to fame alongside older brother Nick Lachey in the boyband 98 Degrees before winning the second season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ in 2006

Location: TBD https://twitter.com/DrewLachey

Contacts: TBD


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