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Governor Carney’s Week: September 9-15, 2017


Saturday, September 9

JTVCC Employee Fund Committee Annual End of Summer Picnic
This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the JTVCC Employee Fund Committee Annual End of Summer Picnic in Smyrna.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Commissioner Perry Phelps, Delaware Department of Correction
Delaware Department of Correction staff
JTVCC officers and employees

WHEN: Saturday, September 9, 2017
11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Smyrna Municipal Park
N. Main Street
Smyrna, DE 19977

Saturday, September 9

Taking on Violence in Wilmington

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Committee to Support Violence Intervention’s Taking on Violence conference in Wilmington. This half-day conference is focused on educating the local community on the causes of violence in Wilmington and encouraging the community to get involved in helping to address these issues.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Wilmington City Council President Hanifa Shabazz
Reverend Greg Jones, Senior Pastor, Westminster Presbyterian Church
Father Gregory Boyle, Founder, Homeboy Industries, LA
Ashley Biden, Executive Director, Delaware Center for Justice

WHEN: Saturday, September 9, 2017
1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Westminster Presbyterian Church
1501 W. 13th Street
Wilmington, DE

Saturday, September 9

All-Delaware Farm Fresh Dinner
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the All-Delaware Farm Fresh Dinner in Newark. This dinner is hosted by the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture & Natural Resources. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy farm fresh menu items, all of which are sourced from the University of Delaware and local farms.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dennis Assanis, President, University of Delaware
Dr. Domenico Grasso, Provost, University of Delaware
Matthew Kinservik, Vice Provost, University of Delaware
Mark Rieger, Dean, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Delaware

WHEN: Saturday, September 9, 2017
4:00 p.m.

WHERE: University of Delaware
521 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 19716

Sunday, September 10

Wilmington Hispanic Heritage Festival and Parade
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Wilmington Hispanic Heritage Festival and Parade in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the General Assembly
Community Members

WHEN: Sunday, September 10, 2017
12:50 p.m.

WHERE: W. 4th Street & Bancroft Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19805

Sunday, September 10

Brandywine Festival of the Arts
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Brandywine Festival of the Arts event in Wilmington. This festival features original pieces of art from more than 250 artists in a wide range of styles and mediums, multiple live music performances, children’s activities, and a selection of local food vendors.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the General Assembly
Community members

WHEN: Sunday, September 10, 2017
2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Brandywine Festival-The Arts
1001 N. Park Drive
Wilmington, DE 19802

Monday, September 11

Delaware Military Academy 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Delaware Military Academy’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Chris Coons
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Mayor Michael Spence, Town of Newport
Attorney General Matt Denn
Senator David Sokola
Senator Bryan Townsend
Senator Anthony Delcollo
Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr., Superintendent, Delaware State Police
Members of General Assembly
Dr. Merv Daughtery, Superintendent, Red Clay Consolidated School District
Dr. Hugh Broomall, Deputy Superintendent, Red Clay Consolidated School District
Delaware Military Academy cadets
Military service members
Military veterans
Delaware motorcycle clubs

WHEN: Monday, September 11, 2017
7:45 a.m.

WHERE: Delaware Military Academy
112 Middleboro Road
Wilmington, DE 19804

Monday, September 11

Visit to Stubbs (Frederick Douglass) Elementary School
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit students, teachers and staff at Stubbs (Frederick Douglass) Elementary school in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Jeffers Brown, Principal, Stubbs (Frederick Douglass) Elementary School
Rick Gregg, Superintendent, Christina School District
Dorrell Green, Office of Innovation and Improvement
Stubbs Elementary School students, teachers and staff

WHEN: Monday, September 11, 2017
10:45 a.m.

WHERE: Stubbs (Frederick Douglass) Elementary School
1100 N. Pine Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Monday, September 11

Visit to Elbert-Palmer Elementary School
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit students, teachers and staff at Elbert-Palmer Elementary school in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Gina Moody, Principal, Elbert-Palmer Elementary School
Rick Gregg – Superintendent, Christina School District
Dorrell Green – Office of Innovation and Improvement
Elbert-Palmer Elementary School students, teachers and staff

WHEN: Monday, September 11, 2017
11:45 a.m.

WHERE: Elbert-Palmer Elementary
1210 Lobdell Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Monday, September 11

Holy Rosary Church Catholic Memorial Mass
This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Holy Rosary Church Catholic Memorial Mass in Claymont.
WHO: Governor John Carney
Community members

WHEN: Monday, September 11, 2017
7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Holy Rosary Church
3200 Philadelphia Pike
Claymont, DE 19703

Tuesday, September 12

Visit to Claymont Community Center
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit the Claymont Community Center in Claymont, DE. The Center is committed to providing residents of Claymont and the surrounding areas with a variety of health and human services, educational opportunities, and recreational activities.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Claymont Community Center members

WHEN: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Claymont Community Center
3301 Green Street
Claymont, DE 19703

Tuesday, September 12

Croda Inc. Luncheon
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit the Croda Inc. jobsite and deliver remarks at Croda Inc. luncheon in New Castle.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Croda Inc. representatives

WHEN: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Croda Inc.
315 Cherry Lane
New Castle, DE 19720

Wednesday, September 13

Capital One Town Hall Meeting
This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend Capital One’s Town Hall Meeting in Wilmington.

WHO: Delaware Governor John Carney
Capital One Town Hall representatives

WHEN: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Oliver Evans Building
301 West 11th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Wednesday, September 13

Bill Signing- House Bill 21-Nondiscrimination In Access to Organ Transplantation
This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 21, a bill relating to nondiscrimination in access to organ transplantation.

WHO: Delaware Governor John Carney
Representative Debra Heffernan
Senator Harris McDowell
Members of the General Assembly
Healthcare professionals

WHEN: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
3:45 p.m.

WHERE: A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19801

Wednesday, September 13

Annual Delaware State EMS Awards and Installation Banquet
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Annual Delaware State EMS Awards and Installation Banquet in Dover.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Delaware State EMS Association members

WHEN: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Rollins Center
1131 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Wednesday, September 13

20th Annual Delaware Center for Distance Adult Learning and Statewide Summer Groves Graduation
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the 20th Annual Delaware Center for Distance Adult Learning and Statewide Summer Groves Graduation in Smyrna.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Delaware Center for Distance Adult Learning Graduates
Delaware Center for Distance Adult Learning faculty and staff

WHEN: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Smyrna Opera House
7 W. South Street
Smyrna, DE

Thursday, September 14

Visit to Harlan Elementary School
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit students, teachers and staff at Harlan Elementary school in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Harlan Elementary School students, teachers and staff

WHEN: Thursday, September 14, 2017
8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Harlan Elementary School
3601 N. Jefferson Street
Wilmington, DE 19802

Thursday, September 14

Visit to Bancroft Elementary School
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit students, teachers and staff at Bancroft Elementary school in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Bancroft Elementary School students, teachers and staff

WHEN: Thursday, September 14, 2017
9:15 a.m.

WHERE: Bancroft Elementary School
700 N. Lombard Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Thursday, September 14

Visit to Pulaski Elementary School
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit students, teachers and staff at Pulaski Elementary school in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Pulaski Elementary School students, teachers and staff

WHEN: Thursday, September 14, 2017
10:15 a.m.

WHERE: Pulaski Elementary School
1300 Cedar Street
Wilmington, DE 19805

Thursday, September 14

Early Learning Arts Academy
This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit the Early Learning Arts Academy Program at the Christina Cultural Arts Center in Wilmington.
WHO: Governor John Carney
Early Learning Arts Academy

WHEN: Thursday, September 14, 2017
11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Christina Cultural Arts Center
705 N. Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Thursday, September 14

Bill Signing- Senate Bill 46-Self Service Storage Facilities
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 46, a bill relating to self-service storage facilities.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator Bryan Townsend
Representative Trey Paradee
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Thursday, September 14, 2017
2:00 p.m.

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

Thursday, September 14

Ceremonial Bill Signing-Senate Bill 24
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 24 in a ceremonial bill signing in Dover.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator Margaret Rose Henry
Representative Paul Baumbach
Representative Helene Keeley
Veterans advocacy groups
Military veterans

WHEN: Thursday, September 14, 2017
2:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, September 14

Bill Signing-House Bill 203-Effect of Diabetes on Delawareans
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 203, a bill relating to the effect of diabetes on Delawareans.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator Margaret Rose Henry
Representative Stephanie T. Bolden
Members of the General Assembly
American Diabetes Association representatives

WHEN: Thursday, September 14, 2017
3:30 p.m.

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

Friday, September 15

Annual Delaware State University President’s Prayer Breakfast
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Annual Delaware State University President’s Prayer Breakfast in Dover.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Harry Williams, President, Delaware State University
Delaware State University faculty and staff

WHEN: Friday, September 15, 2017
7:00 a.m.

WHERE: Delaware State University, Martin Luther King Student Center
1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Friday, September 15

Ribbon Cutting for POW-MIA Parkway
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the ribbon cutting for the completion of the POW-MIA Parkway (West Dover Connector) in Dover. The POW-MIA Parkway is approximately 3.2 miles of newly constructed roadway from North Street to U.S. Route 13. The POW-MIA Parkway provides direct connections for multiple residential areas to one another as well as to commercial and medical facilities.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
U.S. Senator Chis Coons
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Mayor Robin Christiansen, City of Dover
Members of the General Assembly
Military Veterans

WHEN: Friday, September 15, 2017
11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Intersection of Baden Powell Way and POW-MIA Parkway
Dover, DE 19901

Friday, September 15

Bill Signing- Senate Bill 35 & House Bill 265
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 35 & House Bill 265 at the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Association’s annual luncheon in Dover.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator Bruce Ennis
Representative Larry Mitchell
Representative William Carson
Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Association

WHEN: Friday, September 15, 2017
12:45 p.m.

WHERE: Dover Downs Hotel and Casino
1131 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901




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