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Governor Carney’s Week: August 26-September 1, 2017


Sunday, August 27
August Quarterly Sunday Church Service

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Annual August Quarterly Sunday Church Service in Wilmington.
WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Pastor Albert L. Morgan, Union Baptist Temple, New Jersey
Elected officials
Members of the General Assembly
Community members

WHEN: Sunday, August 27, 2017
9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Chase Center
815 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Sunday, August 27
Hero’s End of Watch Benefit Event
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Hero’s End of Watch benefit event at Delaware Park. This benefit event will honor public safety and military personnel who have made the ultimate sacrifice this past year.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected officials
Law enforcement personnel
Military personnel
Delaware Fire personnel
Delaware EMS personnel
Family members of fallen heroes
Community members

WHEN: Sunday, August 27, 2017
1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware Park, Picnic Grove
**side parking lot off of Rt-4 and Churchman’s Rd

 

Sunday, August 27
August Quarterly Festival Celebration
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the August Quarterly Festival Celebration in Wilmington. The August Quarterly is the nation’s oldest African American Festival.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Pastor Albert L. Morgan, Union Baptist Temple, New Jersey
Elected officials
Members of the General Assembly
Community members

WHEN: Sunday, August 27, 2017
3:00 pm.

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

 

Monday, August 28
Small Business Roundtable- Jobs & Economy Tour
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Small Business Roundtable with Senator Brian Bushweller in Dover, DE. This roundtable, a stop on Governor Carney’s Jobs & Economy Tour, offers the opportunity for engagement and discussions with small business owners in and near the 17th Senate District.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator Brian Bushweller
Delaware Small Business owners
Community Members

WHEN: Monday, August 28, 2017
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Becker Morgan Group
309 S. Governors Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

 

Monday, August 28
Governor Carney to Sign Executive Order Establishing Offshore Wind Working Group
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign an Executive Order establishing the Offshore Wind Working Group. The working group will study how Delaware can participate in developing offshore wind, identify ways to leverage related economic opportunities, and make specific recommendations for engaging in the development of offshore wind for Delaware.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
Secretary Shawn Garvin, DNREC
Dr. Jeremy Firestone, University of Delaware

WHEN: Monday, August 28, 2017
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office, 2nd Floor
Tatnall Office Building
150 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Dover, DE 19901

 

Monday, August 28
Investiture Ceremony for Justice Gary F. Traynor
This event is open to the press.

Note to media: Space is limited. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Sean O’Sullivan at Sean.O’Sullivan@state.de.us.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the investiture ceremony for Justice Gary F. Traynor in Georgetown.
WHO: Governor John Carney
Justice Gary F. Traynor
Chief Justice Leo E. Strine Jr.
Former Chief Justice Myron T. Steele
Kathi Karsnitz, Esq.
Brendan O’Neill, Office of Defense Services
Delaware judges and lawyers
Family Members

WHEN: Monday, August 28, 2017
2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware Technical Community College, Owens Campus, Arts and Science Center
21179 College Drive
Georgetown, DE 19947

 

Tuesday, August 29
Visit to Howard High School
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit students and staff at Howard High School.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Howard High School students and staff

WHEN: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Howard High School
401 E. 12th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Tuesday, August 29
Visit to Laurel Middle School
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit students and staff at Laurel Middle School.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator Bryant Richardson
Representative Tim Dukes
Laurel Middle School students and staff

WHEN: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
11:15 a.m.

WHERE: Laurel Middle School
1133 S. Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956

 

Tuesday, August 29
Innovative Business Tour- Avalanche Industries -Jobs & Economy Tour
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will meet with business leaders and tour Avalanche Industries, as one of the stops on Governor Carney’s Jobs & Economy Tour.
WHO: Delaware Governor John Carney
Avalanche Industries representatives

WHEN: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Avalanche Industries
144 Dixon Street
Selbyville, DE

 

Wednesday, August 30
Small Business Roundtable- Jobs & Economy Tour
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at a Small Business Roundtable with Representative Valerie Longhurst in Delaware City. This roundtable, a stop on Governor Carney’s Jobs & Economy Tour, offers the opportunity for engagement and discussions with small business owners in and near the 15th Representative District.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representative Valerie Longhurst
Delaware Small Business owners
Community Members

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

WHERE: Crabby Dick’s Restaurant
30 Clinton Street
Delaware City, DE

 

Wednesday, August 30
Department of Labor Mobile Unit Kick-Off

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney, Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and Delaware Department of Labor Secretary Patrice Gilliam-Johnson will announce an ongoing initiative to improve access to employment search resources among inner-city Wilmington residents. With the support of the City of Wilmington, the DOL has deployed to neighborhoods across the city a 40-foot bus, also known as the Mobile One-Stop, which is equipped with 10 computer workstations, a monitor to display presentations, wireless internet access, and a printer to assist Wilmington residents with job searches. DOL staffers on the bus assist clients with job searches, resume building, and work training enrollment, and answer questions about the services offered by the agency.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Patrice Gilliam-Johnson, Delaware Department of Labor
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Hanifa Shabazz, President, Wilmington City Council
Elected Officials
Department of Labor staff
Community members

WHEN: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Rodney Square
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Wednesday, August 30
Innovative Business Tour- Incyte Corp. -Jobs & Economy Tour
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will meet with business leaders and tour Incyte Corp., as one of the stops on Governor Carney’s Jobs & Economy Tour. Incyte is a Wilmington-based biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in cancer and other diseases.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator Greg Lavelle
Representative Gerald L. Brady
Representative Deborah Hudson
Hervé Hoppenot, Chief Executive Officer, Incyte
Reid Huber, Chief Scientific Officer, Incyte
Wenqing Yao, Executive Vice President, Head of Discovery Chemistry, Incyte
Paula Swain, Executive Vice President, Head of Human Resources, Incyte

WHEN: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Incyte Corp.
1801 Augustine Cut-off
Wilmington, DE 19803
Thursday, August 31
University of Delaware vs. Delaware State University Football Game
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the University of Delaware vs. Delaware State University Football game in Newark.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Community members

WHEN: Thursday, August 31, 2017
5:15 p.m.

WHERE: University of Delaware, Bob Carpenter Center
631 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 19716

 

Friday, September 1
Proclamation for Hispanic Heritage Month

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign a proclamation, recognizing September as Hispanic Heritage Month.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representative Joseph Miro
Community Members

WHEN: Friday, September 1, 2017
11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Latin American Community Center
403 Van Buren Street
Wilmington, DE




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