DES MOINES, IOWA (June 7, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg on Friday released their public schedules for Monday, June 10–Sunday, June 16, 2019.

The following events are open to credentialed members of the media:

 

Monday, June 10

Gov Reynolds attends Governor Hutchinson’s Computer Science Summit for State Leadership

Arkansas Governor's Mansion

1800 Center Street

Little Rock, AR

Q: What amendment did you get included in the federal disaster relief package?

A: Catastrophic flooding across Iowa has caused tremendous damage throughout the Missouri and Mississippi River basins, impacting more than two-thirds of Iowa’s 99 counties. Breached and overtopped levees and swollen tributaries have swamped hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland, displacing families, disrupting small businesses, and destroying public infrastructure.

MOLINE, IL – The Black Box Theatre presents the musical Little Women opening June 20 at the downtown Moline theatre.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 7, 2019) — “Pride Month is not just a time to celebrate the LGBTQ community and the tremendous progress we’ve made, but also to renew our commitment to fight for full, lived equality.

“This year is a special year as Iowa reaches ten years of marriage equality. Eric and I are thrilled to be celebrating this historic milestone with loving same-sex couples across the state.

 

ANKENY, IOWA (June 6, 2019) — The District at Prairie Trail in Ankeny will host the free national exhibition, Remembering Our Fallen, a travelling photographic memorial of moving photos that honors our country's military fallen from the War on Terror (9/11/01 — Present), June 13-16, 2019. It memorializes over 5,000 military fallen, including 101 Iowans.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (June 6, 2019) — This week Iowa ranked first in the nation for receiving the most awards for long-term care-quality in a nationwide awards competition. Forty-five Iowa long-term care-facilities were recognized by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) with the 2019 Bronze — Commitment to Quality Award, which encompassed 590 long-term and post-acute care providers in 48 states.

Last year, Florida attorney and philanthropist Hugh Culverhouse Jr donated $26.5 million to the University of Alabama. The university, grateful for its largest private contribution ever, reciprocated by naming its law school after him. Hugh and UA, sittin' in a tree ...

On June 7, the UA's board of trustees voted to return his donation (and presumably rename the school). Love-hate relationship, I guess.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA (June 6, 2019) — Claire McKay of Rock Island, Illinois, has been named to the Spring 2019 Dean's List at Georgia State University.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, degree-seeking students must have earned a GPA of at least 3.5 for a minimum of nine semester hours of academic credit taken at Georgia State during the fall or spring term with no incompletes for the semester. Eligible students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 for all classes taken at Georgia State.

 

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 6, 2019) — The Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) is pleased to announce the hiring of Elizabeth Lundine as the new Prelude Strings Conductor for the Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles.

WASHINGTON DC (June 6, 2019) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley today pressed both the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on their progress and strategy to combat opioid misuse and abuse in federal health-care programs.

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