Utah Daybook


Associated Press

Posted on January 11, 2013 at 5:30 AM

Associated Press Utah Daybook for Friday, Jan. 11.


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Jan. 10-11. 9 a.m. ENERGY SUMMIT — Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) is scheduled to attend the Energy Development Summit hosted by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert.

Location: Salt Palace Convention Center, 300 West South Temple, Salt Lake City

Contacts: Melissa Subbotin, o-202.225.0453 c-202.510.8641

Jan. 11. 9 a.m. COMMAND CEREMONY — A new commander will take charge of the 75th Air Base Wing (ABW) during a formal change of command ceremony. Col. Kathryn L. Kolbe will assume command of the 75th ABW from Col. Sarah E. Zabel. Lt. Gen. Bruce A. Litchfield, Commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC), will officiate the ceremony.

Location: Hill Air Force Base

Contacts: Andrea Mason, 801-777-3200, andrea.mason(at)hill.af.mil


Jan. 11. Noon. TOURISM ANNOUNCEMENT — Spencer Eccles, executive director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED), will announce the new managing director of Tourism, Film and Global Branding at the Utah Office of Tourism (UOT), an agency of GOED. The announcement will be made during the monthly meeting of the Board of Tourism Development. Note: The regularly scheduled meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. The new director will be available for media interviews at 12:30 p.m., immediately following the board meeting.

Location: Governor's Office of Economic Development, 60 E. South Temple, Third Floor, Canyonlands Conference Room

Contacts: Tracie Cayford, UOT Deputy Director, 801-538-8777, traciec(at)utah.gov

Jan. 11. 2:30 p.m. HATCH MEDAL PRESENTATION — Senator Orrin Hatch will present Morgan, Utah resident Lewis Frongner with medals he earned, but never received, from his 20 months of service in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre of Operations during World War II. The medals will include the Bronze Star Medal.

Location: 8402 Federal Building, 125 South State St., Salt Lake City

Contacts: Mark Eddington, 801-375-7881(UT)

Jan. 12. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. ZOO PHOTO OPP — Photo opportunity to get view of tigers, leopards and snow leopards at the Hogle Zoo as temperatures drop. Media, check in at guest services and ask for Erica Hansen.

Location: Hogle Zoo ' 2600 Sunnyside Avenue ' Salt Lake City

Contacts: Erica Hansen, 801-584-1729 ehansen(at)hoglezoo.org

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