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Associated Press Wisconsin Daybook for Thursday, Sep. 12.

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Thursday, Sep. 12 8:30 AM WWBIC and Wells Fargo celebrate $500,000 grant – Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp and Wells Fargo hold event celebrating a $500,000 grant that ‘will advance WWBIC’s infrastructure for loan and lending operations, enhance customer service initiatives and support local Hispanic and veteran owned businesses’

Location: La Finca Coffeehouse, 3558 E Sivyer Ave, St Francis, WI

Weblinks: https://www.wwbic.com/, https://twitter.com/WWBIC

Contacts: Wendy Baumann, WWBIC, wendy.baumann@wwbic.com, 1 414 395 4530


Thursday, Sep. 12 11:00 AM Milwaukee Mayor Barrett and TALGO President and CEO Perez host media event – Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and TALGO President and CEO Antonio Perez host media event, allowing attendees to view TALGO’s overhaul activity at the Century City facility on the recently awarded project to TALGO-SYSTRA joint venture to rebuild up to 121 Rail Cars by Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA)

Location: Century City Facility, 3533 N 27th St, Milwaukee, WI

Weblinks: http://city.milwaukee.gov, https://twitter.com/cityofmilwaukee

Contacts: Jeff Fleming , City of Milwaukee, Jeff.Fleming@milwaukee.gov, 1 414 286 8580


Thursday, Sep. 12 11:30 AM Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis convenes latest hearing, with pro athletes – Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis convenes latest hearing, ‘The Fight to Save Winter: Pro Athletes for Climate Action’, with testimony from U.S. Hockey Hall of Famer (and Brightcore Energy President) Mike Richter, professional snowboarder and Protect Our Winters founder Jeremy Jones, professional ski mountaineer and adventurer Caroline Gleich, and professional climber Tommy Caldwell * Special committee is affiliated with the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC), chaired by Sen. Brian Schatz, and features Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, Jeff Merkley, Michael Bennet, Tammy Baldwin, Martin Heinrich, Ed Markey, Tammy Duckworth, Catherine Cortez Masto, and Tina Smith

Location: SVC-202, U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.democrats.senate.gov, https://twitter.com/SenateDems

Contacts: Michael Inacay, Office of Sen. Brian Schatz, michael_inacay@schatz.senate.gov, 1 202 224 3123

The hearing is open to the public. Please enter through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and check in at one of the Senate Appointment Desks. Members of the media interested in attending should RSVP to Michael_Inacay@schatz.senate.gov


Thursday, Sep. 12 2:15 PM Wisconsin DWD Secretary-Designee Frostman tours Acuity Insurance – Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary-designee Caleb Frostman tours Acuity Insurance, discusses workforce development and recognizes the company’s efforts to attract, retain and train Wisconsin workers

Location: Acuity, 2800 S Taylor Dr, Sheboygan, WI

Weblinks: https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/

Contacts: DWD Communications, 1 608 266 2722


Thursday, Sep. 12 4:00 PM Milwaukee Amani Housing Committee meeting

Location: Moody Park Pavilion, 2201 W Auer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Weblinks: http://city.milwaukee.gov, https://twitter.com/cityofmilwaukee

Contacts: Office of Ald. Khalif Rainey, 1 414 286 2863


Thursday, Sep. 12 6:00 PM University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee reveals results of largest fundraising campaign

Location: UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Weblinks: http://uwm.edu/, https://twitter.com/UWM

Contacts: Kari Pink, pinkkj@uwm.edu, 1 414 229 7413


Thursday, Sep. 12 – Sunday, Sep. 15 Minority Health Film Festival – Minority Health Film Festival, presented by Marquette University. The festival features acclaimed films, thought-provoking community forums, a resource fair and renowned guest speakers aimed at advancing public engagement on the health status of racial ethic minority populations

Location: Oriental Theatre, 2230 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Weblinks: http://www.marquette.edu

Contacts: Shelby Williamson, shelby.leduc@marquette.edu, 1 414 288 6712


Thursday, Sep. 12 Treasury Secretary Mnuchin speaks at New York Times DealBook DC Strategy Forum – The New York Times hosts inaugural DealBook DC Strategy Forum – a special symposium held ahead of its annual DealBook conference – ‘bringing together an influential group of leaders to discuss and debate provocative questions and provide innovative solutions to the nation’s top policy agenda challenges’. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and Microsoft President Brad Smith participate in conversations with DealBook editor at large, columnist, and founder Andrew Ross Sorkin, before attendees (including Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, bipartisan Sens. Angus King and Josh Hawley and Reps. Mike Gallagher and Ted Deutch, FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee, former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair, former NEC Director Gene Sperling, and former CEA Chairman Glenn Hubbard) participate in ‘Task Force’ discussions on climate change, cybersecurity, data and privacy, drug policy, student debt, and taxing wealth * Findings from each discussion will appear in a special section of The New York Times on 19 Sep

Location: The Watergate Hotel, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://nytconferences.com/, https://twitter.com/NYTLive

Contacts: Adenike Olanrewaju, The New York Times U.S. conferences press inquiries, Adenike.Olanrewaju@nytimes.com



Friday, Sep. 13 4:30 PM Organizations host events calling for repeal and replace of ’94 Crime Bill – Organizations including Leaders Igniting Transformation, Black Leaders Organizing for Communities, African American Roundtable, JustLeadershipUSA, All of Us or None, and Center for Popular Democracy host ‘Opposition Day: Repeal the ’94 Crime Bill – Day of Action.’ Events include a press conference with Wisconsin state Rep. David Bowen at 1220 West Atkinson Ave (4:30 PM CDT), and ‘Spotlight and Light Brigade Action’ at Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility, 1015 N 10th St (8:15 PM CDT)

Location: Milwaukee, WI

Weblinks: https://www.justleadershipusa.org/, https://twitter.com/JustLeadersUSA

Contacts: Loretta Kane, Camino PR, loretta@caminopr.com, 1 917 410 7242



Saturday, Sep. 14 2:50 PM Julian Castro on campaign trail in Wisconsin – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro campaigns in Wisconsin, attending Cap Times Idea Fest

Location: Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St, Madison, WI

Weblinks: http://www.julianforthefuture.com, https://twitter.com/JulianCastro

Contacts: Julian Castro Press Office, press@julianforthefuture.com

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