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Governor Carney’s Week: May 20-26, 2017


Saturday, May 20

Bromberg’s Big Noise Music Festival

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend the Bromberg Big Noise Music Festival in Wilmington. Bromberg’s Big Noise is the premier one day Americana festival in the Mid-Atlantic.

Who: Governor John Carney
Community members

When: Saturday, May 20, 2017
1:30 p.m.

Where: Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park
80 Rosa Parks Drive
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

International Association of Fire Chiefs, Eastern Division Conference

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will attend the International Association of Fire Chiefs, Eastern Division Conference in Rehoboth.

Who: Governor John Carney
International Association of Fire Chiefs, Eastern Division members

When: Saturday, May 20, 2017
5:00 p.m.

Where: Atlantic Sands Hotel and Conference Center
101 N. Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

 

Coalition of Black Trade Unionists 2nd Annual Solidarity Ball for Labor’s Night Out

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists 2nd Annual Solidarity Ball for Labor’s Night Out in New Castle.

Who: Governor John Carney
Melvin Phillips, President, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Delaware Chapter
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists members

When: Saturday, May 20, 2017
7:45 p.m.

Where: Clarion Belle Hotel
1612 N. Dupont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720

 

Sunday, May 21

6th Annual Governor’s Ride and Delaware Gran Fondo

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will kick off the Governor’s Ride and Gran Fondo cycling event, a scenic 15 mile bike tour through Brandywine Valleys’ cultural attractions. These events will offer recreational cyclists the unique opportunity to ride through world-class institutions such as the Hagley Museum & Gardens and Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library.

Who: Governor John Carney
Community Members

When: Sunday, May 21, 2017
8:00 a.m.

Where: Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19806

 

Newark Memorial Day Parade

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will participate in the Newark Memorial Day Parade.

Who: Governor John Carney
Community Members

When: Sunday, May 21, 2017
12:50 p.m.

Where: Main Street
Newark, DE 19711

 

Monday, May 22

Dedication Ceremony for Cape Henlopen State Park’s Renovated Campground and Seaside Nature Center

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the dedication ceremony for the Cape Henlopen State Park’s newly-renovated campground and Seaside Nature Center in Lewes. The Seaside Nature Center provides tourists and residents with the opportunity to experience invaluable exhibits, all of which highlight the importance of Delaware’s natural resources and history of the Cape Henlopen State Park. Following the dedication ceremony, tours of the Seaside Nature Center and Fort Miles Artillery will take place.

Who: Governor John Carney
Secretary Shawn Garvin, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, State of Delaware
National Park Service representatives

When: Monday, May 22, 2017
1:00 p.m.

Where: Cape Henlopen State Park
15099 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE 19958

 

Budget Reset Community Conversation

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will join Senator Anthony Delcollo and Representative Larry Mitchell for a Budget Reset Community Conversation in Elsmere. Please be advised that space may be limited. More information is available at de.gov/budgetreset

Who: Governor John Carney
Senator Anthony Delcollo
Representative Larry Mitchell
Community members

When: Monday, May 22, 2017
7:00 p.m.

Where: Elsmere Fire Hall
1107 Kirkwood Highway
Elsmere, DE 19805

 

Tuesday, May 23

Delaware State Housing Authority and $tand By Me, ‘Fresh Start’ Program Launch

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the launch event for Fresh Start, a partnership of the Delaware State Housing Authority and $tand By Me, which provides free financial coaching to help families and individuals who lost their homes or jobs or suffered other financial impacts from the economic recession, designed to put them on the path to financial stability.

Who: Governor John Carney
Anas Ben Addi, Director, Delaware State Housing Authority
Mary Dupont, Director, $tand By Me
Financial coaches
Program partners

When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
9:00 a.m.

Where: The Goodwill Center
300 East Lee Boulevard
Wilmington, DE 19802

 

Bayhealth Hospital Sussex Campus Topping Off Ceremony

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the topping off ceremony for Bayhealth Hospital’s new Health Campus in Milford. The topping-off ceremony includes the symbolic lifting of the highest steel beam into place on the project site. It also recognizes the near completion of the structural phase for the new Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus located just off Route One in Milford.

Who: Governor John Carney
Bayhealth employees
State Legislators

When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
12:40 p.m.

Where: Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus
7254 Cedar Creek Road
Milford, DE

 

UD Creamery Opening Day

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will visit the UD Creamery Marketplace in Newark for their Opening Day.

Who: Governor John Carney
UD Creamery employees
Community members

When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
3:15 p.m.

Where: UD Creamery Marketplace
815 N. Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Ribbon-Cutting for Grand Opening of the Candlewood Suites

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks and participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the Candlewood Suites in Newark.

Who: Governor John Carney
Candlewood Suites employees

When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
5:00 p.m.

Where: Candlewood Suites, Newark South-University Area
1101 South College Avenue
Newark, DE 19713

 

Wednesday, May 24

Visit to Rehoboth Elementary School

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will visit students, teachers and staff at Rehoboth Elementary School.

Who: Governor John Carney
Rehoboth Elementary School students, teachers and staff

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
10:30 a.m.

Where: Rehoboth Elementary School
500 Stockley Street
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

 

Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce general membership luncheon in Rehoboth.

Who: Governor John Carney
Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber members

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Where: Kings Creek Country Club
1 Kings Creek Circle
Rehoboth Beach., DE 19971

 

Tour of DE Turf Sports Complex

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will tour the DE Turf Sports Complex in Frederica.

Who: Governor John Carney
Chris Giacomucci, Interim Executive Director, DE Turf Sports Complex
DE Turf Sports Complex employees

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
2:30 p.m.

Where: DE Turf Sports Complex
4000 Bay Road
Frederica, DE 19946

 

Governor’s Outstanding Youth Volunteer Service Awards Ceremony

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks and present awards to the 2017 recipients of the Governor’s Outstanding Youth Volunteer Service Award. This prestigious event honors youth volunteers who best exemplify the spirit of volunteerism throughout the state of Delaware.

Who: Governor John Carney
Governor’s Commission on Volunteer Service
Mia Jones, Miss Delaware 2017
2017 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards recipients

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
5:00 p.m.

Where: Polytech Adult Education Center
823 Walnut Shade Road
Woodside, DE 19980

 

Budget Reset Community Conversation

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will join Senator Nicole Poore, Senator Stephanie Hansen and Representative Earl Jaques Jr., for a Budget Reset Community Conversation in Newark. Please be advised that space may be limited. More information is available at de.gov/budgetreset

Who: Governor John Carney
Senator Nicole Poore
Senator Stephanie Hansen
Representative Earl Jaques Jr.
Community members

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
6:30 p.m.

Where: Delaware State Police, Troop 2
100 Lagrange Avenue
Newark, DE 19702

 

Thursday, May 25

Rotary Club of Wilmington

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Rotary Club of Wilmington’s monthly membership meeting.

Who: Governor John Carney
Rotary Club of Wilmington members

When: Thursday, May 25, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Where: Hotel Dupont, Gold Ballroom
11th and Market Streets
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Dartmouth Club of Delaware Spring Dinner

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend the 2017 Dartmouth Club of Delaware Spring Dinner in Wilmington.

Who: Governor John Carney
Dean Lacy, Professor and Chair, Department of Government, Director of the Program in Politics and Law, Dartmouth College
Dartmouth Club of Delaware Members

When: Thursday, May 25, 2017
6:00 p.m.

Where: Ed Oliver Golf Club
800 N. Dupont Road
Wilmington, DE 19807

 

Friday, May 26

National Association for Black Veterans Inc. Memorial Day Ceremony

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the National Association for Black Veterans Memorial Day ceremony in Dover.

Who: Governor John Carney
National Association for Black Veterans Inc.

When: Friday, May 26, 2017
5:30 p.m.

Where: Victory Church
2736 Forrest Avenue
Dover, DE 19904

*We will send updates to the schedule as more information becomes available.




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