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Governor Carney’s Week: June 24-30, 2017


Saturday, June 24

Coast Guard Silver Lifesaving Medal Ceremony

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Coast Guard Silver Lifesaving Medal Ceremony, which will be posthumously awarded to the family of Michael Manley. Mr. Manley passed away tragically while rescuing his stepson, who was caught in a rip current, during a trip to Virginia Beach in 2015. The Silver Lifesaving Medal is the Coast Guard’s second highest award and is unique as it can be awarded to both civilian and military members. Only around 1900 Silver Lifesaving medals have been awarded since its creation in 1874, and it is one of the only military awards that is made of precious medal.

Who: Governor John Carney
Manley Family members
U.S. Coast Guard Fifth District

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Where: USLSS Station #3, Fifth District
Coast Guard Station #142
Indian River Inlet, DE

 

Recognizing Great Outdoors Month

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will present a proclamation, recognizing the month of June as Great Outdoors Month at the ‘Governor’s Campout’ event at Trap Pond State Park. The goal of the ‘Governor’s Campout’ is to safely introduce families to outdoor adventures and camping, showcase healthy outdoor fun activities, and build further relationships with the surrounding communities to continue engagement with parks while inspiring the next generation of park enthusiasts.

Who: Governor John Carney
Chase Cline, President, Trap Pond Partners
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Delaware State Parks

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017
5:00 p.m.

Where: Trap Pond State Park Campground
33587 Baldcypress Lane
Laurel, DE 19956

 

Monday, June 26

Wilmington Aquatic Center Renamed in Honor of Former Vice President Joe Biden

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What: Governor John Carney will attend a dedication ceremony in honor of former Vice President, Joe Biden. The Brown, Burton, Winchester Park aquatic center in Wilmington, which former Vice President Joe Biden worked at as a lifeguard for much of his young adult life, will be renamed in his honor.

Who: Governor John Carney
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden
Community members

When: Monday, June 26, 2017
11:00 a.m.

Where: Brown, Burton, Winchester Park
742 E. 26th Street
Wilmington, DE 19802

 

Tuesday, June 27

CSC Headquarters Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend a ribbon cutting and grand opening event for the newly designed and built global CSC headquarters in Wilmington. CSC is one of the world’s leading providers of business, legal, financial, and digital brand services to companies around the globe.

Who: Governor John Carney
Rod Ward III, CEO, CSC
CSC representatives

When: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
9:00 a.m.

Where: CSC Headquarters
251 Little Falls Drive
Wilmington, DE 19808

 

Ribbon Cutting for Solar Carport at Delaware Technical Community College

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the ribbon cutting for the new Solar Carport at Delaware Technical Community College in Dover. This initiative is part of the schools’ ongoing efforts to reduce their carbon foot print and conserve energy at all of their campuses.

Who: Governor John Carney
Delaware Technical Community College representatives

When: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
10:45 a.m.

Where: Delaware Technical Community College, Terry Campus
100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE 19904

 

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 27, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Where: Woodburn
151 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

 

Wednesday, June 28

Meet-and-Greet with the 2017 Caravel Girls Soccer Championship Team

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will meet with the 2017 Caravel Girls Soccer Championship Team in Legislative Hall.

Who: Governor John Carney
2017 Caravel Girls Soccer Championship Team

When: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
1:30 p.m.

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

 

Friday, June 30

ITWorks Spring 2017 Graduation Ceremony

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Spring 2017 ITWorks Graduation ceremony in Wilmington. ITWorks is an award winning 16-week job training program that offers free, immersive IT training to young adults who have not yet completed a Bachelor’s degree. Students earn a professional certification in IT and a real-world internship inside leading corporations and nonprofits. Graduates gain a marketable skill set, improved confidence, leadership abilities, and a broad understanding of the nonprofit community and its interactions.

Who: Governor John Carney
ITWorks graduates
Tech Impact

When: Friday, June 30, 2017
10:30 a.m.

Where: Wilmington Hospital
501 W. 14th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801




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