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Governor Carney’s Week: May 27-June 2, 2017


Saturday, May 27

Memorial Day Service

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Day Service in Bear, DE.

Who: Governor John Carney
Secretary Jeff Bullock, Department of State, State of Delaware
Larence Kirby, Executive Director, Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs
Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs
Dover Air Force Base Honor Guard
State Legislators
Delaware Veterans
Community members

When: Saturday, May 27, 2017
10:30 a.m.

Where: Parade Field of Cemetery Grounds
2465 Chesapeake City Road
Bear, DE 19701

 

Tuesday, May 30

Memorial Day Service

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Day Service in New Castle, DE.

Who: Governor John Carney
Senator Tom Carper
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
Secretary Jeff Bullock, Department of State, State of Delaware
Delaware National Guard
Delaware Commission of Veteran Affairs
Larence Kirby, Executive Director, Delaware Commission of Veteran Affairs
State legislators
Community members

When: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
10:30 a.m.

Where: War Memorial Plaza, Delaware Memorial Bridge
163 Cherry Lane
New Castle, DE 19720

 

Legislation to Combat Addiction Crisis

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will sign into law Senate Bill 41, House Bill 91, and House Bill 100, a package of legislation that will expand access to substance abuse treatment, strengthen oversight of opiate prescription patterns and combat Delaware’s addiction crisis.

Who: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Attorney General Matt Denn
Senator Stephanie Hansen
Senator Margaret Rose Henry
Senator Anthony Delcollo
Representative Helene Keeley
Representative Michael Mulrooney
Dr. Kara Odom Walker, Secretary, Department of Health and Social Services
MaryBeth Cichocki
Dave Humes, atTAcK Addiction
Gail Humes, atTAcK Addiction
Don Keister, atTAcK Addiction
Jeanne Keister, atTAcK Addiction

When: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
2:00 p.m.

Where: Governor’s Office, Carvel State Office Building, 12th Floor
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Wilmington Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Ceremony

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will participate in the Wilmington Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Ceremony.

Who: Governor John Carney
Community members

When: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
5:30 p.m.

Where: Parade procession starts at Delaware and Woodlawn Avenues, then travels down Delaware Avenue to the Civil War Monument at Broom Street
Wilmington, DE 19806

 

Wednesday, May 31

Budget Reset Community Conversation

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will join Senator Brian Pettyjohn, Senator Gerald Hocker, Representative Ruth Briggs-King, Representative Richard Collins and Representative Ronald Gray for a Budget Reset Community Conversation in Georgetown. Please be advised that space may be limited. More information is available at de.gov/budgetreset

Who: Governor John Carney
Senator Brian Pettyjohn
Senator Gerald Hocker
Representative Ruth Briggs-King
Representative Richard Collins
Representative Ronald Gray
Community members

When: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
7:00 p.m.

Where: Sussex Central High School
26026 Patriots Way
Georgetown, DE 19947

 

Thursday, June 1

Investiture Ceremony for Noel Primos

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the investiture ceremony for Noel Primos.

Who: Governor John Carney
Noel Primos, Delaware Superior Court Judge, State of Delaware

When: Thursday, June 1, 2017
3:00 p.m.

Where: Kent County Courthouse
414 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901

NOTE TO MEDIA: There are restrictions on the use of cameras. Please contact Superior Court Chief Staff Attorney Linda Carmichael at 302-255-2687 or Linda.Carmichael@state.de.us for additional information. Space will be limited.

 

Roundtable on Marijuana Legalization

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will participate in a roundtable discussion on marijuana legalization.

Who: Governor John Carney
Senator Margaret Rose Henry
Representative Helene Keeley
Jim Lardear, AAA Mid-Atlantic
Don Keister, aTAcK Addiction
Jeffrey Horvath, Delaware Police Chiefs’ Council
Dr. Siobhan Irwin, Medical Society of Delaware

When: Thursday, June 1, 2017
6:30 p.m.

Where: Delaware Technical Community College, George Campus
300 N. Orange Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Friday, June 2

Delaware College Affordability Summit

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Delaware College Affordability Summit in Dover.

Who: Governor John Carney
Representative Earl Jaques Jr.
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Department of Education, State of Delaware
Dave Spence, President, Southern Regional Education Board
Shana Payne, Director, Office of Higher Education
Cheryl Blanco, Vice President for Postsecondary Education
Patricia Beebe, President and CEO, Food Bank of Delaware
Sarah Pingel, Senior Policy Analyst, Education Commission of the States

When: Friday, June 2, 2017
11:45 a.m.

Where: Delaware State University
1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

 

Visit to Kent County Community School

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will visit Kent County Community School in Dover.

Who: Governor John Carney
Jim Mark, Principal, Kent County Community School
Kent County Community School students, teachers and staff

When: Friday, June 2, 2017
12:30 p.m.

Where: Kent County Community School
55 Carver Road #1
Dover, DE 19904

 

Sussex Academy Commencement

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver the commencement address for the 2017 graduating class of Sussex Academy.

Who: Governor John Carney
Sussex Academy students, teachers and staff

When: Friday, June 2, 2017
6:30 p.m.

Where: Sussex Academy
21150 Airport Road
Georgetown, DE 19947




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