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Governor Carney’s Week: August 19-25, 2017


Saturday, August 19

24th Annual Middletown Olde-Tyme Peach Festival

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the 24th Annual Middletown Olde-Tyme Peach Festival. The annual celebration features the morning parade, local food and craft vendors, a car show, and historical exhibits featuring life in the early 1900s and the local peach industry.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro
Treasurer Ken Simpler
Representative Kevin Hensley
Michael Kozikowski, Recorder of Deeds, New Castle County
Members of the General Assembly
Community members

WHEN: Saturday, August 19, 2017
8:45 a.m.

WHERE: Parade lineup at Meredith Middle School, 504 S. Broad Street, Middletown, DE 19709
Procession down Broad Street, then right onto Main Street and then right onto Catherine Street. The parade will disband at Silver Lake.

 

Saturday, August 19

Delaware State University Alumni Association 50th Anniversary Gala

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Delaware State University Alumni Association’s 50th Anniversary Gala in Dover. Members of the DSUAA will be honored for their commitment and unwavering support of the University and the Alumni Association as they celebrate the 50th year of its chartering.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Delaware State University officials
DSUAA Members

WHEN: Saturday, August 19, 2017
5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Modern Maturity Center
1121 Forrest Avenue
Dover, DE 19904

 

Saturday, August 19

Annual Crab Feast Fundraiser

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Annual Crab Feast Fundraiser, hosted by Senator Bruce Ennis and Representative Bill Carson in Cheswold, DE.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Senator Bruce Ennis
Representative Bill Carson
Representative Pete Schwartzkopf, Speaker of the House
Representative Trey Paradee
Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro
Kathy McGuinnes, Rehoboth Beach Commissioner
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Saturday, August 19, 2017
6:30 pm.

WHERE: Cheswold Volunteer Fire Company
371 Main Street
Cheswold, DE 19936

 

Monday, August 21

Delaware Farm Tour

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney, Agriculture Secretary Michael Scuse, and DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin will tour various farms throughout southern Delaware, and discuss the importance of Delaware’s $8 billion agriculture industry.

WHEN: Monday, August 21, 2017
9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: 9:15 a.m. – Fifer Orchards,
1919 Allabands Mill Road
Camden, DE 19934

10:30 a.m. – Garey Farm
3939 Hopkins Cemetery Road
Felton, DE 19943

11:30 a.m. – Vanderwende Farm
4003 Seashore Highway
Greenwood, DE 19933

2:15 p.m. – Vincent Farms
12487 Salt Barn Road
Laurel, DE 19956

 

Tuesday, August 22

Topping Off Ceremony for The Tower at Star Campus

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Topping Off Ceremony for The Tower at University of Delaware’s Star Campus.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Dennis Assanis, President, University of Delaware
Ernest F. Delle Donne, Chairman, Delle Donne & Associates
Dr. Kathleen S. Matt, Dean, University of Delaware, College of Health Sciences

WHEN: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: The Tower, Star Campus, University of Delaware
100 Discovery Boulevard
Newark, DE 199713

 

Tuesday, August 22

Small Business Roundtable- Jobs & Economy Tour

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at a Small Business Roundtable with various Delaware Business Owners in the Wilmington area. This roundtable, a stop on Governor Carney’s Jobs & Economy Tour, offers the opportunity for engagement and discussions with small business owners.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Delaware Business owners

WHEN: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Wayman Fire Protection
403 Meco Drive
Wilmington, DE 19804

 

Wednesday, August 23

Smyrna School District Welcome Back Breakfast

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will join Smyrna School District staff for their annual Welcome Back Breakfast to kick-off the 2017-2018 school year.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Smyrna School District staff

WHEN: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
7:30 a.m.

WHERE: Smyrna High School
500 Duck Creek Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977

 

Wednesday, August 23

2017 Delaware Ducks Unlimited Lame Duck Sporting Clays Shoot

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the 2017 Delaware Ducks Unlimited Lame Duck Sporting Clays Shoot in Greenwood, DE.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Michael Scuse, Delaware Department of Agriculture

WHEN: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Owens Station Sporting Clays
12613 Hunters Cove Road
Greenwood, DE 19950

 

Thursday, August 24

ANNOUNCEMENT: Basic Needs Closets

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Spotlight and stock basic needs closets in Delaware district and charter schools, demonstrating Delaware’s commitment to supporting the needs of our students, and thank organizations that donated to the Basic Needs Closets initiative, including Incyte, Christiana Care, Bayhealth, Nanticoke, Nemours, and Beebe Health Systems, Drinker Biddle, EDiS, and Cover Rossiter.

WHO: Delaware Governor John Carney
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Department of Education
Dorrell Green, Director of Innovation and Improvement
Mike Rodriguez, Associate Secretary, Department of Education
Members of the General Assembly
Members and representatives from the Delaware Department of Education, First Book, Incyte, Christiana Care, Bayhealth, Nemours, Nanticoke and Beebe Health Systems
State Educators

WHEN: Thursday, August 24, 2017
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: 9:30 a.m. – Phillis Wheatley Elementary School, Woodbridge School District
48 Church St, Bridgeville, DE 19933

11:45 a.m. – Towne Point Elementary, Capital School District
629 Buckson Drive, Dover, DE 19901

2:30 p.m. – Highlands Elementary, Red Clay Consolidated School District
2100 Gilpin Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19806




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