Texas Daybook

Assignment Desks, Editors: The following events are for planning purposes. Listing does not indicate AP coverage. Scheduled events are subject to change. Contact numbers are not for publication.

Wednesday, Aug. 21:

KERRVILLE — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, delivers series of speeches. KERRVILLE — 4:30 p.m. Kerrville Small Business Roundtable, Buzzy’s BBQ, 213 Schreiner St. Media permitted to get b-roll before event and cover Sen. Cruz’s opening remarks. Roundtable portion is closed to media. Cruz to hold media availability after roundtable. KERRVILLE — 6 p.m. Kerr County Republican Women fundraiser dinner. Y-O Ranch Hotel Resort and Conference Center, 2033 Sidney Baker St. Contact: 512-637-8777, press@tedcruz.org.

Thursday, Aug. 22:

AUSTIN/WACO — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, makes series of appearances in Central Texas. AUSTIN — 10 a.m. Roundtable with Austin High Tech executives, National Instruments, 11500 N. Mopac Expressway. (Media allowed to record b-roll before event and cover Sen. Cruz’s opening remarks. Roundtable portion is closed to media, but Cruz will hold news conference following roundtable.) AUSTIN — 2 p.m. Austin VA Clinic ribbon-cutting, Austin VA Outpatient Clinic, 7901 Metropolis Drive. (Cruz holds media availability after remarks.) WACO — 6 p.m. Waco GOP Club Benefit for West, Texas. Texas Ranger Hall of Fame, Knox Hall, 100 Texas Ranger Trail. (Cruz to hold media availability after remarks.) Contact: 512-637-8777, press@tedcruz.org.

Friday, Aug. 23:

HOUSTON — The national convention of the American Legion runs through Thursday, Aug. 29. George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas. Contact: Marty Callaghan, 202-263-5758 or 202-215-8644, mcallaghan@legion.org; Joe March, 317-630-1350 or 317-748-1926, jmarch@legion.org.

Saturday, Aug. 24:

ABILENE — The Texas Historical Commission, the Taylor County Historical Commission and the Texas Forts Trail Region co-host a free oral history training workshop, the first in a series of 12 oral history workshops over two years on Texas and the Cold War. 9 a.m. Lawn Atlas Missile Base, just off FM 604 2 miles east of Lawn and 20 miles south of Abilene. Call 512-463-5833 or email william.mcwhorter@thc.state.tx.us to pre-register and request directions to the site near Lawn.

DALLAS — Breast cancer survivors, researchers, clinicians and therapists discuss topics related to the disease in a Joanie Hatcher Memorial Survivor Symposium “The Doctor Is In.” 10 a.m.-1 p.m. UT Southwestern Medical Center, Gooch Auditorium, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd. Contact: Alex Lyda, (214) 648-9357, alex.lyda@utsouthwestern.edu.

The AP.

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