The Associated Press South Carolina daybook for Tuesday, Sept. 10

Sept. 10. LIFESTYLE MEDICINE THINK TANK — The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville and the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine based at Harvard Medical School s Joslin Diabetes Center host Lifestyle Medicine Think Tank. The goal is to encourage medical education to make exercise, nutrition and other lifestyle choices a central theme in medical school curriculum and future patient interactions.

Location: Greenville Health System s Health Science Education Building, Greenville

Contact: Jeff Stensland (USC), 803-777-3686

Sept. 10. 11 a.m. SOUTH CAROLINA GOP NEWS CONFERENCE — South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Matt Moore joins elected officials and party leaders to make an announcement regarding the 2014 South Carolina gubernatorial race.

Location: South Carolina GOP Headquarters, 1913 Marion St., Columbia

Contact: Alex Stroman (South Carolina GOP), 803-988-8440

Sept. 11. 10 a.m. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA – 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF DESEGREGATION — The University of South Carolina marks the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of the school with a series of events. The daylong activities will be highlighted by an address at 7 p.m. by Andrew Young. The public presentation by the former United Nation Ambassador, U.S. Congressman and Atlanta Mayor begins a year-long public discussion about equality and access to education.

Location: University of South Carolina, Columbia. Events will take place at variety of locations on campus.

Contact: Peggy Binette (University of South Carolina), 803-777-7704

Sept. 11. 5 p.m. 2013 FIRST RESPONDERS MEMORIAL CEREMONY — Regional and state public safety officials host a first responders remembrance memorial. Speakers include project founder Daniel Hennigan, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott and South Carolina Public Safety Director Leroy Smith. There also will be an unveiling of the fallen K-9 memorial, and a flyover including aircraft from SLED, The Lexington and Richland County Sheriff s Departments and the South Carolina National Guard.

Location: The Columbia Metropolitan Visitors Center, Lincoln and Senate streets, Columbia

Contact: Tyler Ryan (Irmo Fire Foundation), 843-452-7883

The AP, Columbia

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