BC-RI--Daybook, RI

Published on NewsOK Modified: April 21, 2014 at 6:26 pm •  Published: April 21, 2014
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Associated Press Rhode Island Daybook for Tuesday, April 22, and Wednesday, April 23.

TUESDAY, April 22:

April 21 - 25. WHITEHOUSE SCHEDULE — U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse continues a "Climate Road Trip" of the southeastern U.S., which began Monday, April 21, and is scheduled to conclude Friday, April 25.

Contacts: Seth Larson, 202-228-6291.

11 a.m. REED SCHEDULE — The chief of the state Department of Environmental Management's Division of Agriculture, Kenneth Ayars, the executive director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency for Rhode Island, Paul E. Brule, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and a co-executive director of Farm Fresh Rhode Island, Jesse Rye, discuss agricultural research, efforts to promote agricultural products from Rhode Island and federal government funding.

Location: Warehouse, Farm Fresh Rhode Island, 1005 Main St. (state Route 122), Pawtucket.

Contacts: Chip Unruh, 202-224-4642.

1 - 3 p.m. VETERANS JOB FAIR — Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung and Providence Mayor Angel Taveras host a job fair for members of the military, veterans and their relatives.

Note: 1 to 3 p.m. event begins with 1 p.m. opening ceremony.

Location: Providence Career and Technical Academy, 41 Fricker St., Providence.

Contact: Ann S. Gooding, 401-680-8401.

Carlos Lopez Estrada, 401-780-3110.

4 - 7 p.m. BROWN-EARTH WEEK — Brown University's "Brown Earth Week" events continue with a dinner to mark Tuesday's international observance of "Earth Day," as part of events organized by the university's Earth Week Planning Committee from Monday through Sunday, April 21 to 27.

Location: Sharpe Refectory dining hall, Brown University, George and Thayer streets, Providence.

Contacts: Mark Nickel, 401-863-1638 or 401-743-6499 (cell).

5:45 - 6:30 p.m. GOVERNOR'S SCHEDULE — Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee attends a sold-out reception organized by the Daffodillion Campaign in Newport to mark Tuesday's international observance of "Earth Day," and the blooming of daffodils planted as part of the campaign.