Associated Press New Jersey Daybook for Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013.
GUADAGNO SCHEDULE — Public scheduled for Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno:
11 a.m. Visits The REED Academy. Location: 25 Potash Road, Oakland.
2 p.m. Takes part in Fair Haven’s “Main Street Walk” event. Location: Starts at River Road Books, 759 River Road, Fair Haven.
Contact: Michael Drewniak or Colin Reed, 609-777-2600.
11 a.m. PALLONE-ENVIRONMENTALISTS — Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., who is seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, holds event with state Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel and Clean Ocean Action Executive Director Cindy Zipf. They will promote Pallone’s recently reintroduced legislation that would increase regulation of medical waste disposal to help reduce ocean pollution.
Location: Gazebo, Pier Village, 1 Ocean Ave., Long Branch.
Contacts: Ray Zaccaro or Holly Hoffman, 202-225-4671.
11 a.m. NJ GOVERNOR-QUINNIPIAC POLL — Quinnipiac University Polling Institute Director Maurice Carroll discusses Thursday’s release of findings from a poll that asked New Jersey voters about the governor’s race between Republican incumbent Gov. Chris Christie and the Democratic nominee, state Sen. Barbara Buono.
Location: Press room in the Statehouse, 125 West State St., Trenton.
Contact: Pat Smith, 212-843-8026.
Noon. XGR–PAID SICK DAYS — Assemblywomen Pamela R. Lampitt and Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver join representatives of minority, senior citizen and women’s advocacy groups and union members and officials to show support for proposals that would require more employers to provide paid sick days to workers.
Location: Room 103, Statehouse, 125 West State St., Trenton.
Contact: Jon Whiten, 609-393-1145, ext. 15.
1 – 3 p.m. MISS AMERICA-PEDIATRIC FUNDRAISER — Miss America 2013 Mallory Hytes Hagan promotes the Dairy Queen restaurant chain’s eighth annual “Miracle Treat Day” fundraiser by distributing Dairy Queen Blizzard desserts to pediatric hospital patients.
Location: PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital at New Brunswick, 200 Somerset St., New Brunswick.
Contact: Rebecca Mazzarella, 908-447-8126 (cell).
3-6 p.m. YOUTH EMPOWERMENT EVENT — Reginae Carter and Bria Williams, authors of the bestselling book “Paparazzi Princesses,” take part of a youth empowerment event designed to combat race-based violence and prejudice.
Location: Sylvester Land Sports Complex, 280 Columbus Ave., Roselle.
Contact: Andrea Marilyn Garcia, 973-315-0300.
4 p.m. NEW MEDICAL STUDENTS — Incoming New Jersey Medical School students participate in a “white coat” ceremony. (NOTE: Media planning to attend must first notify Patti Verbanas or Rob Forman by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or by calling them at 973-972-7273 or 973-972-7276).
Location: Courtyard of the New Jersey Medical School, 185 South Orange Ave., Newark.
Contacts: Patti Verbanas, 973-972-7273; Rob Forman, 973-972-7276, or MaryLou Earl, 732-932-7084, ext. 611.