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Governor Carney’s Week: March 18 – 24, 2017


Saturday, March 18

2017 Delaware Blue-Gold All-Star Basketball Games

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor Carney will attend the 2017 Delaware Blue-Gold All-Star high school basketball games. The Blue-Gold All-Star Basketball Games cap off the Delaware high school basketball season and highlight the top 30 senior male and female players in the state.

Who: Governor John Carney
2017 Delaware Blue-Gold All-Star Basketball Players

When: Saturday, March 18, 2017
12:30 p.m.

Where: Bob Carpenter Center
631 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 19716

Monday, March 20

Meals on Wheels Deliveries

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will participate in the ‘Day to Deliver a Difference’, a collaborative event between Meals on Wheels Delaware and the Delaware Aging Network. This event raises awareness of the importance of the homebound senior meal program. Volunteers will deliver meals and do wellness checks on seniors in the community.

Who: Governor John Carney
Senator Brian Bushweller
Representative Bill Carson
Representative Trey Paradee
Representative. Kevin Hensley
Representative Lyndon Yearick
Representative Andrea Bennett
Mayor Robin Christensen
Councilman George B. Cole
Councilman Bill Hare
Nisha Lodhavia, Meals on Wheels Delaware
Anne Love, Meals on Wheels Delaware
Delaware Aging Network
Community members

When: Monday, March 20, 2017
11:00 a.m.

Where: Modern Maturity Center
1121 Forrest Avenue
Dover, DE 19904

Meeting with Fraunhofer USA

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will meet with representatives of Fraunhofer USA Inc. facility in Newark.

Who: Governor John Carney
Vidadi Yusibov, Executive Director of Fraunhofer USA, Newark, DE

When: Monday, March 20, 2017
2:00 p.m.

Where: Fraunhofer USA, Inc.
9 Innovation Way
Newark, DE 19711

New Castle County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner.

Who: Governor John Carney
Dr. Dennis Assanis, President of the University of Delaware
Mark Kleinschmidt, President of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce
Members of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce

When: Monday, March 20, 2017
5:30 p.m.

Where: Chase Center on the Riverfront
815 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Tuesday, March 21

Office of Highway Safety Awards and Recognition Breakfast

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Office of Highway Safety Awards and Recognition Breakfast. The event recognizes approximately 100 law enforcement officers for their DUI enforcement and prevention efforts in 2016.

Who: Governor John Carney
Secretary Robert Coupe, Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security
Local law enforcement officers

When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
9:00 a.m.

Where: Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center
1131 North Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Delaware State Chamber of Commerce Legislative Brunch and Manufacturing Conference

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce Legislative Brunch and Manufacturing Conference.

Who: Governor John Carney
Dr. Mark T. Brainard, President of Delaware Technical Community College
Brian Nixon, Invista, DMA Chair

When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
11:10 a.m.

Where: Delaware Technical Community College, Terry Campus
Education Technology Building
100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE 19901

Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs

This event is closed to the press

What: Governor John Carney will meet with the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs.

Who: Governor John Carney
Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs

When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
2:00 p.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

Visit and Photos with Miyagi Student Delegation

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will host a visit with student delegates from Miyagi, Japan. The state of Delaware and Miyagi Japan evolved into a formal sister-state partnership under Governor Carper in 1997.

Who: Governor John Carney
Student delegation, Miyagi, Japan

When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
2:45 p.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

Visit and Photos with 2017 Delaware Teachers of the Year

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will host a visit with the 2017 State Teacher of the Year, Wendy Turner and Delaware’s 2017 District and Charter Teachers of the Year in Legislative Hall.

Who: Governor John Carney
Wendy Turner, 2017 State Teacher of the Year
2017 Delaware District and Charter Teachers of the Year

When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
3:30 p.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

Wednesday, March 22

Meeting with the Eye Bank of the Delaware Valley

This event is closed to the press

What: Governor John Carney will meet with representatives from the Eye Bank of Delaware Valley.

Who: Governor John Carney
Representatives from the Eye Bank of Delaware Valley

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
10:15 a.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce 15th Annual Legislative Luncheon

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce’s 15th Annual Legislative Luncheon. The Luncheon serves as a forum for chamber members to meet with area legislators and have an open dialogue on business issues.

Who: Governor John Carney
Members of the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce
Kent County legislators

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
11:50 a.m.

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

Proclamation Signing for Myeloma Awareness Month

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will sign a proclamation, recognizing the Month of March as Myeloma Awareness month.

Who: Governor John Carney
Members of the Delaware Multiple Myeloma Support and Networking Group

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
2:00 p.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

Visit and Photos with Students from Jobs for Delaware Graduates Program

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney and Representative Tim Dukes will host a visit with Students enrolled in the Jobs for Delaware Graduates Delmar program in Legislative Hall.

Who: Governor John Carney
Representative Tim Dukes
Students, Jobs for Delaware Graduates program, Delmar

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
3:00 p.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

New Castle County Annual Transition to Adult Life Fair

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor Carney will attend the New Castle County Annual Transition to Adult Life Fair. The fair is sponsored by Appoquinimink, Brandywine, Christina, Colonial, New Castle County Vo-Tech and Red Clay school districts. The fair allows community members to interact and engage with representatives from various agencies throughout the state of Delaware, and receive information and access to resources and services for students and adults with disabilities.

Who: Governor John Carney
Representatives from Appoquinimink school district
Representatives from Brandywine school district
Representatives from Christina school district
Representatives from Colonial school district
Representatives from New Castle County Vo-Tech school district
Representatives from Red Clay school district
Community members

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
5:40 p.m.

Where: Chase Center
815 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

36th Annual Hall of Fame of Delaware Women

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks and present awards at the 2017 Hall of Fame of Delaware Women Awards Ceremony. This event recognizes the lasting contributions and achievements of Delaware women that have improved the lives of Delawareans. The 2017 Hall of Fame of Delaware Women inductees are Carolyn Berger, Debra Heffernan, Jancie E. Nevin and the late Kendall M. Wilson.

Who: Governor John Carney
Secretary Jeff Bullock, Delaware Department of State
Major General Carol A. Timmons, Adjutant General, Delaware National Guard
Romona Fullman, Director, Delaware Commission for Women
Sherese Brewington-Carr, Chair of the Delaware Commission for Women
Members of the Commission for Women, Delaware Department of State
Carolyn Berger, Former Delaware Supreme Court Justice, Hall of Fame of Delaware Women Inductee
Representative Debra Heffernan, Hall of Fame of Delaware Women Inductee
Janice E. Nevin, President and CEO of Christiana Care Health System, Hall of Fame of Delaware Women Inductee
Honoring the late Kendall M. Wilson, Former Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware, Hall of Fame of Delaware Women Inductee,

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
6:30 p.m.

Where: Christiana Hilton
100 Continental Drive
Newark, DE 19713

Thursday. March 23

Proclamation Signing for National Brain Injury Awareness Month

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will sign a proclamation, recognizing National Brain Injury Awareness month.

Who: Governor John Carney
Felicia Connor, Psy. D, Brain Injury Association of Delaware
Members of the Brain Injury Association of Delaware

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Where: Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Ballroom B
1131 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

GEAR Board Meeting

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will attend and deliver brief remarks at first meeting for the GEAR board. Governor Carney signed Executive Order 4 on February 16, 2017, establishing the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review board. The GEAR board is tasked with developing recommendations for increasing efficiency and effectiveness across state government.

Who: Governor John Carney
Members of the GEAR board

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017
11:00 a.m.

Where: Haslet Armory, Room 219
122 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard South
Dover, DE 19901

2018 Budget Proposal Presentation

This event is open to the press

What: Public presentation of Governor Carney’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal.

Who: Governor Carney
Mike Jackson, Director, Office of Management and Budget
Rick Geisenberger, Secretary, Delaware Department of Finance

When: Thursday, March 23
1:30 p.m.

Where: Delaware Room, Delaware Public Archives
121 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd N
Dover, DE 19901

Visit and Photos with Smyrna High School Football Team

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will host a visit with Smyrna High School football team in Legislative Hall.

Who: Governor John Carney
Smyrna High School Football Players

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017
2:45 p.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

Friday. March 24

Visit to Computer Aid Inc. in Newark

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will visit and meet with representatives at Computer Aid Inc. facility in Newark.

Who: Governor John Carney
Secretary Bernice Whaley, Delaware Economic Development Office
Secretary James Collins, Delaware Department of Technology and Information

When: Friday, March 24, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Where: Computer Aid Inc.
500 Creek View Road
Newark, DE 19711

Delaware Festival of Life Service

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend the Delaware Festival of Life Service at Delaware State University. This service is a non-denominational evangelistic program led by Pastor E. A. Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God.

Who: Governor John Carney
Pastor A. E. Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God

When: Friday, March 24, 2017
8:00 p.m.

Where: Delaware State University, Gymnasium
1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901




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