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BC-PA--Daybook, PA

May 15, 2014


Here is the Pennsylvania Daybook for Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Please note that listings are subject to change. The daybook will be updated as needed if the organization listing the event provides timely notice.

8:45 a.m. US COMMERCE SECRETARY-US STEEL — United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard, United States Steel Corp. President and CEO Mario Longhi and U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker tour the Irvin Plant at the manufacturer’s Mon Valley Works.

Note: Please notify contact Courtney Boone before attending by sending an email to CABoone@uss.com or calling 412-433-6791, and wear closed-toe shoes with flat heels and long pants.

Location: United States Steel Corp.’s Irvin Plant, Mon Valley Works, Camden Hill and Camp Hollow roads, West Mifflin

Contacts: Courtney Boone, 412-433-6791

Marni Goldberg, 202-482-4883

9:20 a.m. - noon. TEMPLE U-GRADUATION — Comedian Bill Cosby joins Philadelphia Media Network co-managing partner Lewis Katz, musician Jill Scott and audio component inventor and Johns Hopkins University professor James Edward Maceo West as they receive honorary degrees and speak during Temple University’s 127th commencement exercises for more than 6,200 recipients of bachelor’s degrees, 1,800 recipients of graduate degrees and 930 recipients of professional degrees.

Note: A live Internet broadcast of the event will be accessible through the website http://temple.edu/commencement/ ; 9:20 to 9:30 a.m. procession followed by 10 a.m. to noon ceremony.

Location: Check in at table in lobby, The Liacouras Center, Temple University, 1776 N. Broad St. (state Route 611) at Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia

Contacts: Hillel Hoffmann, 215-255-5136

Preston Moretz, 215-850-1974

11 a.m. FDR WALKING FOOTAGE-GOVERNOR’S WIFE — The wife of Gov. Tom Corbett, Susan Corbett, introduces a rare 1937 film clip of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who could only walk using braces and a cane after he was partially paralyzed by polio, that shows Roosevelt walking during that year’s MLB All-Star game, filmed by late professional baseball player Jimmie DeShong and recently donated to the Pennsylvania State Archives by DeShong’s daughter.

Location: Pennsylvania State Archives, Forster and Third streets, Harrisburg

Contacts: Kirsten Page, 717-433-5249

11 a.m. CASEY SCHEDULE — During a conference call, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey discusses his plan to reintroduce his legislative proposal that would require coaches, health care professionals, teachers and others who have responsibility for children to report suspected child abuse and neglect to state authorities, titled the “Speak Up to Protect Every Abused Kid Act.”

Note: To obtain the passcode for the conference call, please notify contact John Rizzo or Alex Miller in advance by sending an email to john(underscore)rizzo@casey.senate.gov or alex(underscore)miller@casey.senate.gov or calling 202-228-6367, 202-527-1077 (cell) or 202-658-8919 (cell); to participate in the conference call, dial 202-228-0808 and provide the passcode supplied by the contacts.

Contacts: John Rizzo, 202-228-6367 or 202-527-1077 (cell)

Alex Miller, 202-228-6367 or 202-658-8919 (cell)

Noon. PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA-OUTREACH EVENTS — To conclude The Philadelphia Orchestra’s “Philadelphia Orchestra Free Days” event series that began Monday, May 12, lunch patrons will help conduct the orchestra’s string musicians during a concert in communications firm Comcast Corp.’s headquarters.

Location: The Market & Shops at Comcast Center, 1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia.

Contacts: Katherine Blodgett, 215-893-1939

Jay Nachman, 215-893-3136

1 p.m. PA AGING SECRETARY — The state’s Aging Secretary Brian Duke speaks during a “Lancaster/Lebanon/Berks County LINK to Aging and Disabilities Resources” event, discussing concerns of senior citizens and the governor’s budget proposals and “Healthy Pennsylvania” plan.

Location: Eden Resort & Suites, 222 Eden Road, Lancaster

Contacts: Christina Reese, 717-783-1550

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