Monday, October 24th at 9:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will deliver remarks at the site of a future Downtown Development District project in Dover — Joined by Director of the Delaware State Housing Authority Anas Ben Addi, Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen, state legislators, Executive Director of the Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity Jon Gallo, President of the Central Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors Brian Lessard and representatives of the Habitat Veterans Build Homeowners, representatives of M&T Bank and representatives of George & Lynch construction company, Governor Markell will speak at an event highlighting new steps to rebuild Downtown Dover. A community partnership led by Central Habitat for Humanity will facilitate the redevelopment of blighted properties into new affordable homeownership opportunities. This project and development of the downtown area has received support by the Delaware State Housing Authority through the Downtown Development Districts program and the Strong Neighborhoods Housing Fund. 20 N. New Street, Dover, DE 19901
Monday, October 24th at 3:00 p.m.
Governor Markell will speak at the investiture ceremony for Judge James McGiffin, Jr. — Governor Markell will deliver remarks at the investiture ceremony for Kent County Family Court Judge James McGiffin, Jr. Judge McGiffin has previously served as a senior staff attorney for the Community Legal Aid Society and as counsel to the Delaware State Senate Majority Caucus. Kent County Courthouse, Courthouse One, 38 The Green, Dover, DE 19901
Tuesday, October 25th at 6:00 p.m.
Governor Markell will deliver welcoming remarks at the 2017 Teacher of the Year Banquet — Joined by the Delaware Department of Education Secretary Stephen Godowsky, State Board of Education President Dr. Teri Quinn Gray, Senate Education Chair Senator David Sokola, House of Representatives Education Chair Rep. Earl Jaques Jr., the Delaware State Education Association, the Delaware State Bar Association, Representatives of VOYA Financial, the Hope Street Group, State Teachers of the Year nominees and others, Governor Jack Markell will deliver welcoming remarks and announce the 2017 Teacher of the Year. Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Ballrooms B and C, 1131 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
Wednesday, October 26th at 8:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will speak at the Jobs for Delaware Graduates (JDG) Career Pathways Breakfast — Joined by U.S. Senator Tom Carper and President and CEO of Jobs for America’s Graduates Kenneth M. Smith, Governor Markell will recognize the accomplishments of JDG students and teachers throughout the state. Hotel du Pont, Gold Ballroom, 11th and Market Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
Thursday, October 27th at 11:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will participate in the annual kick-off for flu-season Joined by Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf, Director of the Delaware Division of Public Health Karyl Rattay, and others, Governor Markell will deliver remarks and receive his annual flu shot at the annual flu season kick-off press conference. Blue Hen Corporate Center, 655 S. Bay Rd., Dover, DE 19901
Thursday, October 27th at 4:00 p.m.
Governor Markell will participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the greenhouse at the Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution (BWCI) – Joined by the Chief Advisor of SoDel Concepts Alan Levin, Department of Correction leaders, and members of the BWCI Garden Club, Governor Markell will participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the BWCI greenhouse.