Saturday, September 6th at 7:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will participate in the 28th Annual Amish Country Bike Tour – Joined by the First Lady and cyclists from all over the country, the Governor will ride on the Amish Country Bike Tour. As the state’s largest cycling event, the Bike Tour cycles through the historic capital of the state, scenic back roads, and Amish communities and farmlands. In 2013, over 2,200 cyclists from 25 states and England participated in the event, and money raised from registration fees contributed to supporting five local community organizations. Start and stop at Legislative Mall, 411 Legislative Avenue, Dover
Sunday, September 7th at 1:00 p.m.
Governor Markell will attend the Delaware National Guard Change of Command Ceremony – Joined by members of the Delaware National Guard, the Governor will speak at the Change of Command Ceremony, where Brigadier General Scott Chambers will relinquish command of Assistant Adjutant General of the Army to Brigadier General James Begley III. The Assistant Adjutant General ensures that all assigned units and personnel are fully trained, deployable, and equipped for mobilization support for overseas contingency operations or any other homeland defense operation in support of the national needs. Army Aviation Support Facility, 33 Corporate Circle, New Castle
Sunday, September 7th at 3:00 p.m.
Governor Markell will attend the 300th Anniversary of the Presbyterian Church of Dover – Joined by U.S. Senator Chris Coons, state legislators, and leaders and members of religious and community organizations, the Governor will speak at the service that will conclude the weekend-long celebration of the tercentennial anniversary of the Presbyterian Church of Dover. The church has been chartered since 1714. Presbyterian Church of Dover, 54 S. State Street, Dover
Senior Class Visits for the Week of September 8
Governor Markell will speak to the senior classes at Sussex Central, Sussex Tech, and Middletown High Schools, as part of an ongoing, statewide tour to help ensure seniors have the assistance they need to continue their education and training beyond graduation - Joined by representatives of the Department of Education and Delaware Technical Community College, the Governor will speak to students about resources available to them to make the best decisions and pursue the best education/training programs for their individual career paths. In addition to the Governor’s stops listed below, he and/or Department of Education representatives will be reaching out to every senior class in the state to urge them to continue their education and career training.
Monday, September 8th at 11:30 a.m. – Sussex Central High School, Auditorium, 26026 Patriots Way, Georgetown
Monday, September 8th at 12:30 p.m. – Sussex Tech High School, Gym, 17099 County Seat Highway, Georgetown
Tuesday, September 9th at 1:15 p.m. – Middletown High School, Auditorium, 120 Silver Lake Road, Middletown
Monday, September 8th at 10:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will attend the Statewide Housing Needs Assessment Launch of the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA). Joined by DSHA Director Anas Ben Addi, and leading executives of housing councils, associations, and organizations, the Governor will speak at the Housing Needs Assessment Launch. DSHA prepares this assessment every five years to examine current and near-future housing needs. It is used to coordinate the use of federal, state, and local resources that are available to promote the development and preservation of quality, affordable housing in Delaware. Delaware Technical Terry Campus, Corporate Conference & Training Center, Rooms 400 A/B, 100 Campus Drive, Dover
Tuesday, September 9th at 10:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will speak at the Dedication of the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s new Conservation & Recreation Center. C&R Center, C&R Center Road, Felton
Tuesday, September 9th at 11:30 a.m.
Governor Markell will sign House Joint Resolution 15, recognizing the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s retirement from baseball, and highlighting awareness of Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), in Delaware. Governor’s Mansion at Woodburn, 151 Kings Highway SW, Dover
Tuesday, September 9th at 2:00 p.m.
Governor Markell will sign Senate Bill 212, relating to pregnancy and employment. Westside Health, 306 E. Main Street, Middletown
Thursday, September 11th at 8:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will attend the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Delaware Military Academy. Delaware Military Academy, 112 Middleboro Road, Wilmington