BC-GA--Georgia Daybook, GA
Associated Press Georgia Daybook for Wednesday, Aug. 27.
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Aug. 27. 4:30 p.m. PERDUE-WARNER ROBINS — Republican candidate for United States Senate, David Perdue,
will be in Warner Robins, Georgia, meeting with the Robins Air Force Base 21st Century Partnership. Perdue will receive a briefing from Lt. General Retired Charles Stenner Jr., the new President and CEO of 21stCentury Partnership.
Location: Lowe Toyota
375 South Houston Lake
Warner Robins, Georgia 31088
Contacts: Christen Crosby (Perdue for Senate), 678-248-6444
Aug. 28. LOCAL FOOD MAP — The new ARC Bon Appitit Appalachian local food map-guide, featuring some 283 locations from southern to northern Appalachia, including 24 from Georgia, showcases some of the region s most distinctive food destinations, including farmers markets, farm-to-fork restaurants, farm tours, festivals, vineyard and breweries, and is included as an insert in the summer issue of Food Traveler magazine.
Program 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Luncheon 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Stakeholders meeting 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Contact: Alison Tyrer, Georgia Dept. Community Affairs, 404-679-0661 or email@example.com.
Aug. 28. 11 a.m. KSU-FOOTBALL UNIFORM UNVEILING — The Kennesaw State Department of Athletics will unveil its football uniforms along with the 2015 inaugural season logo on Thursday, Aug. 28. The unveiling will take place on the Campus Green and will coincide with the Seventh Annual Welcome to the Block Kickoff Event that will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (ET).
Location: KSU Campus Green
1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Contacts: Alvin Barba (KSU Athletics), 470-578-7837
Aug. 28. 12 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. ISAKSON-ROSWELL — U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., will speak to the Roswell Rotary Club and provide a general update from Washington, D.C., and discuss his recent visits to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs facilities throughout Georgia. Isakson will also discuss two of the major threats facing the United States today - terrorism s threat to homeland security and the debt and deficit.
Location: Roswell Area Park
10495 Woodstock Road
Roswell, Ga. 30075
Contacts: Amanda Maddox, 202-224-7777
Aug. 28. 2 p.m. SCHOOL DISCIPLINE HEARING — State Senator Emanuel Jones (D-Decatur), Chairman of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council, will hold the first hearing for the School Discipline Senate Study Committee on THURSDAY, August 28, 2014 at 2:00 pm. at Georgia state Capitol.
Contact Jennifer Yarber or Adam Sweat - firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Georgia State Capitol
Room 125 Capitol Building
18 Capitol Square, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30334
Aug. 29 - Sept. 1. DRAGONCON — Organizer of DragonCon, an international pop culture convention, are expecting 62,000 visitors at the festival in Atlanta. The event is held in five host hotels (Atlanta Hyatt Regency, Marriott Marquis, Sheraton Atlanta, Westin Peachtree and Atlanta Hilton) on Labor Day weekend.
Free media registration is required for reporters interested in covering Dragon Con. Please contact Greg Euston at email@example.com or 404-775-0285.