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Governor Carney’s Week: June 17-23, 2017


Monday, June 19

Neighborhood Building Blocks Grant Event

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Neighborhood Building Blocks Grant event in Wilmington, highlighting grants that are funding summer and after-school programs for teens and youth. The Neighborhood Building Blocks Fund, administered by representatives from the Delaware Department of Justice, Delaware State Housing Authority, Delaware Economic Development Office, and Office of State Planning Coordination, and the public, is intended to support crime reduction, neighborhood revitalization, and economic development programs statewide, with special emphasis on programs in and around Downtown Development Districts (DDD) and in high crime communities.

Who: Governor John Carney
Attorney General Matt Denn
State legislators
George Krupanski, President/CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware
Lottie Lee Davis, Be Ready Community Development Corporation
Margaret Guy, Stop The Violence
Neighborhood Building Blocks Fund grant recipients
Neighborhood Building Blocks Fund committee members
Community members and advocates

When: Monday, June 19, 2017
2:30 p.m.

Where: Boys and Girls Club, H. Fletcher Brown, Gymnasium
1601 N. Spruce Street
Wilmington, DE 19802

 

The Committee of 100 Annual June BBQ

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend The Committee of 100 Annual June BBQ in Wilmington.

Who: Governor John Carney
The Committee of 100 members

When: Monday, June 19, 2017
5:30 p.m.

Where: The University and Whist Club
805 N. Broom Street
Wilmington, DE 19806

 

Tuesday, June 20

University of Delaware Democracy Project Summer Institute for Teachers

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will meet with University of Delaware Democracy Project Summer Institute Teachers in Legislative Hall. The Institute for Teachers brings together teachers (K-12) and leaders in government and education to discuss the importance of civic participation for the future of our democratic society and collaborate on ways to inspire active youth citizenship.

Who: Governor John Carney
University of Delaware Democracy Project Summer Institute for Teachers

When: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
9:00 a.m.

Where: Tatnall Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room
150 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, South
Dover, DE 19901

 

Leadership Lunch

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend a leadership lunch with the leadership of the Delaware Senate and House of Representatives.

Who: Governor John Carney
Delaware Senate Leadership
Delaware House of Representatives Leadership

When: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Where: Woodburn
151 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

 

Wednesday, June 21

Delaware American Legion Auxiliary Girls State Program

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will speak with the Delaware American Legion Auxiliary Girls State Program participants in Legislative Hall. Delaware American Legion State Girls Program is a summertime educational program that focuses on participation and personal experience in a model state government, complete with shadowing governing bodies and elected public officials.

Who: Governor John Carney
Delaware American Legion Girls State Program

When: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
11:45 a.m.

Where: Senate Chamber
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

 

Meeting with Taiwan Delegation

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will meet with a Delegation from Taiwan, visiting Delaware.

Who: Governor John Carney
Taiwan Delegation

When: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
2:45 p.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

 

Thursday, June 22

New Milestone in the Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will announce the achievement of a new milestone – the housing of the 500th veteran since Delaware joined the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness, joined by veterans, advocates, nonprofit leaders and elected officials.

Who: Governor John Carney
Director Anas Ben Addi, Delaware State Housing Authority
New Castle County Executive Matthew Meyer
Vincent Kane, Director, Wilmington VA Medical Center
State legislators
Nonprofit partners
Veterans

When: Thursday, June 22, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Where: Middleboro Crest Apartments
37 E. Champlain Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19804

 

Proclamation Signing for National Disability Professionals Week

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will sign a proclamation, recognizing the week of June 19, 2017 through June 25, 2017 as National Disability Professionals Week

Who: Governor John Carney
Delaware Association of Disability Examiners
Advocates

When: Thursday, June 22, 2017
1:00 p.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

 

Meeting with the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellows

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will meet with the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellows in Legislative Hall. The YALI program is a Department of State program, started by President Obama, that brings 25 young African leaders to the University of Delaware for a six week summer institute focused on civic leadership.

Who: Governor John Carney
Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellows
Gretchen Bauer, Academic Director, Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship Program, University of Delaware

When: Thursday, June 22, 2017
2:30 p.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

 

Celebration of Life Ceremony for Sidney Balick

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend the celebration of life ceremony for Sidney Balick. Balick became Delaware’s first Family Court Master, served for six years as attorney for the State Senate and was elected to the Delaware House of Representatives in 1970. For decades, he served on the Professional Guidance Committee of the Delaware Bar and the Supreme Court’s Board on Professional Responsibility.

Who: Governor John Carney
Family members of Sidney Balick

When: Thursday, June 22, 2017
4:00 p.m.

Where: Cab Calloway School of the Arts
100 N. Dupont Road
Wilmington, DE 19807

 

Annual End-of-Session Legislative Picnic

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend the Annual End-of-Session Legislative Picnic in Dover.

Who: Governor John Carney
Members of the Delaware General Assembly

When: Thursday, June 22, 2017
6:00 p.m.

Where: Woodburn
151 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

 

Friday, June 23

New Castle County Combined School Boards Meeting

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the New Castle County Combined School Boards meeting in Newark.

Who: Governor John Carney
New Castle County Combined School Board members

When: Friday, June 23, 2017
7:50 a.m.

Where: Hilton Wilmington/Christiana
100 Continental Drive
Newark, DE 19713

 

Volunteering at Emmanuel Dining Room West

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will serve lunch at the Emmanuel Dining Room West.

Who: Governor John Carney

When: Friday, June 23, 2017
11:45 a.m.

Where: Emmanuel Dining Room West
121 N. Jackson Street
Wilmington, DE 19805

 

Christina River Bridge Groundbreaking

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the groundbreaking for the construction of a New Bridge over the Christina River in Wilmington. This project is a new multi-modal bridge over the Christina River that will include two travel lanes and shoulders, as well as a 14’ wide bicycle/pedestrian path. The path will connect to the Riverfront walkway as well as other bicycle/pedestrian facilities in the area. The project extends from the area near Frawley Stadium across the Christina River to its east bank in the vicinity of Market Street/Walnut Street split of Business US 13. The project also alleviates traffic congestion and improves circulation near Riverfront attractions.

Who: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Secretary Shawn Garvin, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Representative Stephanie Bolden
Hanifa Shabazz, President, City of Wilmington Council
Councilman Penrose Hollins, New Castle County Council
Sylvia Banks, State Director, Office of Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester
Ted C. Williams, Council on Transportation
Martin Lessner, Esq., Young, Conaway, Stargatt and Taylor Law Firm
Megan McGlinchey, Executive Director, Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware
Jeffrey Flynn, Director, City of Wilmington’s Office of Economic Development
Chief of Police Robert Tracy, City of Wilmington
Larry Magor, Hotel Dupont
State and local officials
RK&K representatives

When: Friday, June 23, 2017
2:00 p.m.

Where: Wilmington Riverfront
1070 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Chinese American Community Center (CACC) Festival

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend the Chinese American Community Center (CACC) Festival in Wilmington.

Who: Governor John Carney
Community members

When: Friday, June 23, 2017
5:30 p.m.

Where: Chinese American Community Center
1313 Little Baltimore Road
Hockessin, Delaware 19707

 

Launch Event for the Academy for Peace
This event is open to the press.

What:  Governor John Carney will attend the launch event for the Academy for Peace in Wilmington.

Who:  Governor John Carney

Community members

When: Friday, June 23, 2017

6:45 p.m.

Where: The Academy for Peace

203 N. Market Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

 




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