BC-PA--Daybook, PA


Associated Press

Posted on April 29, 2013 at 8:30 AM


Here is the Pennsylvania Daybook for Monday, April 29, 2013.

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 a.m. - noon. GREEN INITIATIVES AWARDS — Temple University students are honoring businesses for their eco-friendly practices and holding "town hall"-style discussions exploring the importance and profitability of corporate responsibility. The awards will be hosted by CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and speakers include Shawn M. Garvin, administrator for EPA's Mid-Atlantic Region, and Don Smolenski, president of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Location: The Rittenhouse Hotel, 210 W. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Contacts: Lisa Herbst, 347-393-2948

9 - 10 a.m. FBC--LINCOLN-NEW COACH — Lincoln University administrators including Athletics Director Dianthia Ford-Kee and President Robert R. Jennings introduce the university's new head football coach during a news conference attended by the coach and his relatives.

Note: Please notify contacts Eric Christopher Webb or Brian Howard before attending by sending an email to ewebb(at)lincoln.edu or bhoward(at)lincoln.edu or calling 484-365-7451, 484-667-1315 (cell) or 484-365-7384.

Location: Theater, Student Union Building, Lincoln University, 1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University

Contacts: Eric Christopher Webb, 484-365-7451 or 484-667-1315 (cell)

Brian Howard, 484-365-7384

9 a.m. - noon. EDUCATION SECRETARY — The state's Education Secretary Ron Tomalis visits public school facilities in Springfield, Delaware County, touring the Springfield Literacy Center and Springfield High School and participating in a discussion with teenagers in an American Government class.

Location: Event begins at the Springfield School District Administration Building, 111 W. Leamy Ave., Springfield

Contacts: Tim Eller, 717-783-9802

11 a.m. AIRLINE SECURITY-FITZPATRICK — U.S. Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick and Ellen Saracini, the widow of a pilot killed during the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Victor Saracini, discuss Fitzpatrick's legislative proposal intended to better protect airline passengers and pilots and reduce the risk of terrorist attacks.

Location: Garden of Reflection 9/11 Memorial, 1950 Woodside Road, Yardley

Contacts: Aaron Clark, 215-579-8102, 215-264-9956 (cell) or 215-630-6886

Lisa Cohen, 310-395-2544

11 a.m. ELECTORAL COLLEGE-DEMOCRATS — Delaware County Democratic Party Chairman David E. Landau, former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak and advocates from the group People For the American Way criticize state legislative proposals that would change how Pennsylvania's electoral votes are allocated during U.S. presidential elections.

Location: In front of the Delaware County Courthouse and Government Center complex, 201 W. Front St. at Orange Street, Media

Contacts: Randy Borntrager, 614-207-3550

6 p.m. ARTS FUNDING — Officials discuss recipients of "2013 Knight Arts Challenge" funding.

Note: Please notify contact before attending.

Location: Use west entrance and parking garage off Anne D'Harnoncourt Drive, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia

Contacts: Megan Wendell, 215-690-4065