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Governor Carney’s Week: February 11-17 2017


Schedule of Events


Saturday, February 11

Give Kids a Smile

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Delaware State Dental Society’s 14th annual Give Kids A Smile event. DSDS has sponsored this event annually with over 1,000 dentists, hygienists and assistant volunteers providing dental care services and follow up treatment to approximately 1,300 children from the community.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the Delaware State Dental Society
Community Members

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

WHERE: Norman S. Steward, Jr., DDS
214 S. Walnut Street

Milford, DE 19963

Saturday, February 11

Funeral Services for Fallen Correctional Officer Lt. Steven Floyd

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the funeral services for fallen Delaware Department of Corrections Correctional Officer Lt. Steven Floyd.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Family Members of Lt. Steven Floyd
Delaware DOC administrators and staff

WHEN: Saturday, February 11, 2017
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Barratt’s Chapel
6362 Bay Road
Frederica, DE 19946

Saturday, February 11

Quality Deer Management Association Banquet

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend a banquet hosted by the Quality Deer Management Association at the Felton Community Fire Company.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the Quality Deer Management Association

WHEN: Saturday, February 11, 2017
5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Felton Community Fire Company
9 E. Main Street
Felton, DE 19943

Saturday, February 11

Do The Right Thing For Life Banquet

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will provide remarks at the 16th annual Do The Right Thing For Life banquet. Each year this event honors local barbershop and beauty salon owners who have helped AIDS Delaware promote HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness throughout the state of Delaware.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of AIDS Delaware
Community members

WHEN: Saturday, February 11, 2017
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Waterfall Banquet and Conference Center
3416 Philadelphia Pike
Claymont, DE 19703

Sunday, February 12

Delaware National Guard Change of Command Ceremony

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Delaware National Guard Change of Command ceremony on Sunday. Major General Francis D. Vavala will relinquish command of the Delaware National Guard to Major General Carol A. Timmons.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Major General Francis D. Vavala
Major General Carol A. Timmons

WHEN: Sunday, February 12, 2017
2:00 p.m.

WHERE:     Army Aviation Support Facility

33 Corporate Circle

New Castle, DE

Monday, February 13

African American History Month Celebration

This event is open to the press

WHAT:  Governor John Carney will attend the Delaware Public Archives African American History Month Celebration. The event features an exhibit dedicated to African American elected officials in the state of Delaware, as well as a proclamation presentation from Governor John Carney.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
Secretary Jeff Bullock, Delaware Department of State
Local elected officials
Community Members

WHEN: Monday, February 13, 2017
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Delaware Public Archives
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard North
Dover, DE 19901

Tuesday, February 14

Announcement on the Independent Review of James T. Vaughn Correctional Center Incident

This event is open to the press.

WHAT:    Governor Carney will announce his selection to lead the independent review of the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center incident, and discuss the scope of that review.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
11:45 a.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Office Building
820 N. French Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

Wednesday, February 15

Budget Reset Community Conversation

This event is open to the press.

WHAT:   Governor John Carney will join Senator David Sokola for a Budget Reset Community Conversation in Hockessin. Please be advised that space may be limited. More information is available at de.gov/budgetreset

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator David Sokola
Community Members

WHEN: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
7:30 a.m.

WHERE: Drip Cafe
144 Latana Drive
Hockessin, DE 19707

Wednesday, February 15

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control State Parks School

This event is open to the press.

WHAT:  Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at DNREC’s Delaware State Parks School. This event provides an opportunity for DNREC staff to connect, train and review the agency’s accomplishments and unveil shared visions and priorities for the coming year.

WHO: Governor John Carney
DNREC administrators and Staff

WHEN: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
3:10 p.m.

WHERE: Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Ballroom BC
1131 North Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Wednesday, February 15

Kiwanis Club of Wilmington Annual Police, Fire, EMS Awards Dinner

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Kiwanis’ Club of Wilmington’s 38th annual Police, Fire and EMS awards dinner. The event honors police officers, firefighters, and paramedics in the state of Delaware.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Mayor of Wilmington, Mike Purzycki
Kiwanis Club of Wilmington President, Betty Olmstead
Delaware police officers, firefighters and paramedics

WHEN: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Hotel Dupont, DuBarry Room
11th and Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19081

Thursday, February 16

Announcing the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR)

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign an Executive Order and announce the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the General Assembly
Secretary Rick Geisenberger, Department of Finance
Director Mike Jackson, Office of Management and Budget
State Senator Harris B. McDowell, JFC Co-Chair
State Representative Melanie George Smith, JFC Co-Chair
State Representative Daniel Short, House Minority Leader

WHEN: Thursday, February 16, 2017
12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Conference Room
Tatnall Building
150 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard

Dover, DE 19901

Thursday, February 16

Visit and Photos with the Dover Girl Scouts

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will host a visit with the Dover Girl Scouts to celebrate the kick off of the Girl Scout cookie selling season.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Girl Scouts, Dover Area, Service Unit 12

WHEN: Thursday, February 16, 2017
5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Tatnall Building
150 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard

Dover, DE 19901

Thursday, February 16

Delaware Valley Fire Chiefs Association Reception

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend a reception hosted by the Delaware Valley Fire Chiefs Association.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the Delaware Valley Fire Chiefs Association

WHEN: Thursday, February 16, 2017
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware City Fire Company
815 Fifth Street
Delaware City, DE 19706

Thursday, February 16

Night of Champions

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend a meet and greet event with Roy Jones Jr., Larry Holmes, Tim Witherspoon, Dave Tiberi and other boxing legends. Proceeds from the Night of Champions event will benefit the First State Police Foundation.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Roy Jones Jr.
Larry Holmes
Tim Witherspoon
Dave Tiberi
Other professional boxers

WHEN: Thursday, February 16, 2017
7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware Park Casino
777 Delaware Park Boulevard
Wilmington, DE 19804

Friday, February 17

Indus Technology Association

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will address the member of the Indus Technology Association at their February meeting.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator Bryan Townsend
Members of the Indus Technology Association

WHEN: Friday, February 17, 2017
6:45 p.m.

WHERE: Bawarchi Restaraunt
2628 Kirkwood Highway
Newark, DE

Friday, February 17

Fight Night Main Event

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the World Boxing Foundation’s cruiserweight title boxing match between Roy Jones Jr. and Bobby Gunn. Doors open at 6 p.m.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Roy Jones Jr., Boxer
Bobby Gunn, Boxer
Community Members

WHEN: Friday, February 17, 2017
8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Chase Center at the Riverfront
815 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

*We will send updates to the public schedule as more information becomes available. 




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