Saturday, May 11th, 12:30 p.m.
Governor Markell and First Lady Carla Markell will join Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden to celebrate the 375th anniversary of the first European settlement in the Delaware Valley; the Colony of New Sweden in present-day Wilmington. Wilmington
Sunday, May 12th
Governor Markell will speak at the Wilmington New Castle Pediatric Association’s (WNCPA) Back to the Beach continuing medical education conference – The Governor will join with members of the Wilmington New Castle Pediatric Association to speak about early childhood and adolescence as well as education initiatives in the state of Delaware. The WNCPA is dedicated to excellence in Pediatric Care in Delaware. It is a volunteer organization of pediatricians aiming to improve the standards of pediatric health care in New Castle County through pediatrician education, camaraderie, and support of local child health initiatives. Atlantic Sands Hotel and Conference Center, 101 North Boardwalk, Rehoboth
Monday, May 13th at 9:30 a.m.
Governor Markell will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Sallie Mae – The Governor will join Sallie Mae Executive Vice President of Administration Joni Reich, President and COO Jack Remondi, Executive Vice President of Banking and Finance Joe DePaulo, Delaware’s Economic Development Office Director Alan Levin, community members and Sallie Mae employees to celebrate its 40th anniversary at the company’s newly renovated corporate headquarters. To mark 40 years and to commit to helping the next generation of students dream, invest and succeed, the company will also announce a charitable contribution. Sallie Mae, 300 Continental Drive, Main Lobby, Newark
Monday, May 13th at 11:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will speak at the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) Training Center – The Governor will join Congressman John Carney, Newark Mayor Vance Funk, New Castle County Executive Tom Gordon, LIUNA General President Terry O’Sullivan and Executive Board member Ray Pocino and union representatives to cut the ribbon on a multi-million dollar training center that will help apprentices and journey workers improve and add to their skills, advance their careers and gain a competitive advantage in a tough marketplace. LIUNA Training Center, 308 Marcus Court, Newark
Tuesday, May 14th at 8:45 a.m.
Governor Markell will provide keynote remarks at the Joint Bar Associations’ Justice Symposium. Widener University of Law, Ruby Vale Moot Courtroom, 4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington
Tuesday, May 14th at 10:30 a.m.
Governor Markell will meet The Rotary Foundation’s study exchange group from Pakistan. Governor’s Office, Tatnall Building, Dover
Tuesday, May 14th at 11:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will present the Governor’s Awards for Excellence to recognize state employees for their achievements. Delaware State University, Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Center, Dover
Wednesday, May 15th at 9:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will congratulate the 2013 SBA Small Business Award winners. Governor’s Conference Room, 12th floor, Carvel State Building, Wilmington
Wednesday, May 15th at 10:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will speak at an event celebrating George Read Middle School as a 2013 Model School. George Read Middle School, 314 East Basin Road, New Castle
Wednesday, May 15th at 12:30 p.m.
Governor Markell will speak at Delaware Nonprofit Day. Tent on Legislative Mall, Dover
Thursday, May 16th at 8:30 a.m.
Governor Markell will deliver opening remarks at the Delaware Department of Labor Employer Conference. Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington
Friday, May 17th at 8:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will speak to members of the Caesar Rodney Rotary Club. University and Whist Club, 805 North Broom Street, Wilmington More information to come on the day ahead
Friday, May 17th at 1:15 p.m.
Governor Markell will speak at the Reading ASSIST Institute Champions of Literacy Appreciation Luncheon. Waterfall Banquet & Conference Center, 3416 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont More information to come on the day ahead
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Governor Markell will provide remarks at the Capitol Police Awards and Recognition Luncheon Governor Markell will join with Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) Secretary Lewis Schiliro, Attorney General Beau Biden, current and retired Capitol Police executive staff and members of the Judiciary to recognize Capitol Police officers for their service to the citizens of Delaware. Special recognition will be awarded to those present at the shooting in the New Castle County Courthouse on February 11, 2013. Capitol Police are responsible for security at many state facilities, the New Castle County Courthouse and the Sussex County Chancery Court. They respond to challenges in an effort to further expand their duties and responsibilities, while maintaining the same level of law enforcement services to Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches of the State of Delaware. Central Middle School, 211 Delaware Avenue, Dover
Saturday, May 18th
Governor Markell will speak at the Biggs Museum Gala The Governor and First Lady will join Biggs Museum Executive Director Linda Danko and approximately 400 donors for the Biggs Museum Gala entitled, “An Affair With the Arts.” The Governor and First Lady serve as Honorary Chairs. The Gala is the museum’s largest fundraiser which directly supports education and exhibitions. Biggs Museum, 406 Federal Street, Dover, 19901
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Governor Markell will kick off the 3rd Annual Governor’s Ride of the Wilmington Grand Prix – The Governor will join Market President of Capital One Jim Kelly and hundreds of cyclists to begin a 15 mile escorted ride through world-class cultural attractions. The ride proceeds benefit the Food Bank of Delaware. Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington