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Governor Carney’s Week: April 22-27, 2017


Saturday, April 22

Sussex County Democratic Spring Dinner

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver brief remarks at the 2017 Sussex County Democratic Spring Dinner in Long Neck, DE.

Who: Governor John Carney
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt-Rochester
State legislators

When: Saturday, April 22, 2017
6:30 p.m.

Where: Baywood Greens Country Club
32267 Clubhouse Way
Long Neck, DE 19966

Monday, April 24

Delaware Salute to Service Luncheon

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Delaware Salute to Service Luncheon in Wilmington. The event will honor Delawareans who have done exemplary service in several categories to include Outstanding Service Benefitting Local Communities, Outstanding Service by Employees in the Workplace and Outstanding Service in High Schools.

Who: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Honorary Co-Chair
U.S. Senator Chris Coons, Honorary Co-Chair
U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Honorary Co-Chair
Mayor Mike Purzycki, Honorary Co-Chair
Matt Meyer, New Castle County Executive, Honorary Co-Chair
Tatiana Copeland, Philanthropist
Susan Leath, President and Publisher, The News Journal Media Group
Deb Piper, Director of Development and Partnerships, Jefferson Awards Foundation, Delaware

When: Monday, April 24, 2017
11:40 a.m.

Where: Chase Center
815 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Delaware Bayshore Milestones

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the dedication ceremony for DNREC’s new Aquatic Resources Education Center. AREC will offer a unique opportunity for visitors and students to experience and learn about Delaware marshlands, with its 940-foot boardwalk over the marsh and school programs.

Who: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Chris Coons
U.S. Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
Secretary Shawn Garvin, DNREC, State of Delaware
Senator Bruce Ennis
Representative Dave Wilson
Kara Coates, Deputy Secretary, DNREC
Al Rizzo, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Mike Slattery, Science Applications, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
David Saveikis, Director, Division of Fish and Wildlife, DNREC
Linda Parkowski, Delaware Economic Development Office
Mayor Ron Hunsicker, Bowers Beach
Brian Winslow, Executive Director, Delaware Nature Society
Ginger North, Director of Conservation, Delaware Nature Society
Kate Hackett, Executive Director, Delaware Wild Lands
Mary Ridgeway, Federal Highway Administration, Delaware Division
Jim Bailey, Delaware Alliance of Bay Communities
Principal Chief Dennis J. Coker, Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware
Charles McLeod, Public Relations Director, DelDOT

When: Monday, April 24, 2017
2:00 p.m.

Where: Aquatic Resource Education Center
2520 Lighthouse Road
Smyrna, DE 19977

Holocaust Remembrance Day

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Jewish Federation of Delaware’s Holocaust Remembrance Day event in Wilmington.

Who: Governor John Carney
Rabbi Michael Beals
Jewish Federation of Delaware
Halina Wind Preston Holocaust Education Committee
Community members

When: Monday, April 24, 2017
7:00 p.m.

Where: Siegel Jewish Community Center, Auditorium
101 Garden of Eden Road
Wilmington, DE 19803

Tuesday, April 25

Teach Children to Save Day

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will visit students at North Georgetown Elementary School and sign a proclamation recognizing April 25, 2017 as ‘Teach Children to Save Day.’

Who: Governor John Carney
Delaware Bankers Association
North Georgetown Elementary administrators, students and staff

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
10:30 a.m.

Where: North Georgetown Elementary School
664 North Bedford Street
Georgetown, DE 19947

Leadership Lunch

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend a leadership lunch with the leadership of the Delaware Senate and House of Representatives..

Who: Governor John Carney
Delaware Senate Leadership
Delaware House of Representatives Leadership

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Where: Woodburn
151 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Delaware Cancer Consortium

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the 2017 Delaware Cancer Consortium in Dover, DE. This event provides an opportunity to connect Delaware Cancer Consortium members, community partners, stakeholders and cancer survivors and discuss the role of physical activity in cancer prevention, health promotion among youth and other related issues.

Who: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Dr. Kara Odom Walker, Secretary, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services
Dr. Karyl Rattay, Director, Delaware Division of Public Health
Dr. I-Min Lee, Professor, Harvard School of Public Health
Fran Cheland, President-elect, Society of Health and Physical Educators America
Delaware Cancer Consortium members
Community Partners
Community Stakeholders
Community members

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
1:15 p.m.

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

Delaware Foundation Reaching Citizens (DFRC) 62nd Annual Blue-Gold All Star Football Game Ticket Purchase

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will purchase the first ticket for the DFRC 62nd Annual Blue-Gold All Star Football Game. The game will take place on June 17, 2017.

Who: Governor John Carney
Anthony T. Glenn, Executive Director, DFRC
Mary Lenhoff, Game Chair, DFRC
Blue-Gold All Star Buddies

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
2:00 p.m.

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

Meeting with Delaware Small Business of the Year Awardees

This event is closed to the press

What: Governor John Carney will meet with the Delaware Small Business of the Year Awardees in Legislative Hall.

Who: Governor John Carney
Donna Vanderwende, Small Business Person of the Year, Vanderwende Farm Creamery, Bridgeville
Erin Thwaites, Downtown Delaware Award, Bel Boutique, Dover
Kenneth James, Exporter of the Year, Supercritical Fluid Technologies, Newark
Dr. Nina Anderson, Woman Owned Business, Tova Healthcare, New Castle
Lindsay Jo Cannon, Minority Owned Business, Little Einstein’s Preschool, Georgetown
Jay Chinubhai Patel, Young Entrepreneur, Greenhill Pharmacy, Wilmington
Scott Swingle, Financial Champion Award, WFSF Bank, Rehoboth
Bob O’Brien, Frank J. Masley Champion Award, SCORE and WBC, Wilmington

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
2:30 p.m.

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

2017 Secretary of Education Scholars Dinner

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the 2017 Secretary of Education Scholars Dinner in Dover. This event recognizes and honors top students from Delaware’s public high schools for their academic achievements.

Who: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Senator David Sokola
Representative Earl Jaques Jr.
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education
Dr. Teri Quinn Gray, President, Delaware State Board of Education
Wendy Turner, 2017 Teacher of the Year, Delaware
Sandra Hall, 2016 Teacher of the Year, Delaware
Delaware High School Students

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6:00 p.m.

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

Wednesday, April 26

Protecting Delaware’s Children Conference

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Protecting Delaware’s Children Conference in Wilmington. Governor Carney will also sign a proclamation recognizing the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Delaware. This year’s conference will feature national and local experts who will address multidisciplinary collaboration and various aspects of the response to child abuse and neglect through plenary sessions and workshops. Topics discussed will include engaging families with opiate addictions, vicarious and secondary trauma, the impact of poverty and exposure to violence on families and children ,the use of psychotropic medications for children in foster care, and the attachment and bio-behavioral catch-up intervention for caregivers.

Who: Governor John Carney
Josette Manning, Secretary, Delaware Department of Services for Children Youth and their Families
Chief Judge Michael Newell
Attorney General Matt Denn
Child Protection Accountability Commission
Prevent Child Abuse Delaware
Children and Families First
A Better Chance for Our Children
Child Placement Review Board
Office of the Child Advocate
Child Death Review Commission
Children’s Advocacy Center of Delaware
Delaware Department of Justice
Domestic Violence Coordinating Council

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
9:00 a.m.

Where: Chase Center
815 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Unity Rally

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will attend a Unity Rally in support of Delaware’s Muslim-American community at the Legislative Mall.

Who: Governor John Carney
Representative Valerie Longhurst
Senator Gregory Lavelle
State Legislators
Community members

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
12:20 p.m.

Where: Legislative Mall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

Salesianum High School vs. Ferris School Lacrosse Game

This event is open to the press

What: Governor John Carney will attend a Lacrosse game between Salesianum High School and Ferris School in Wilmington.

Who: Governor John Carney
Salesianum High School students
Ferris School students

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
4:15 p.m.

Where: Ferris School for Boys
959 Centre Road
Wilmington, DE 19805

Budget Reset Community Conversation

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will join Senator Margaret Rose Henry and Representative J.J. Johnson for a Budget Reset Community Conversation in New Castle. Please be advised that space may be limited. More information is available at de.gov/budgetreset

Who: Governor John Carney
Senator Margaret Rose Henry
Representative J.J. Johnson
Community members

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
7:30 p.m.

Where: Rose Hill Community Center
19 Lambson Lane
New Castle, DE 19720

Thursday, April 27

KIDS Count in Delaware ‘Data You Can Count On’

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend the KIDS COUNT in Delaware ‘Data You Can Count On’ event in Dover.

Who: Governor John Carney
KIDS COUNT in Delaware

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017
11:30 a.m.

Where: Delaware Technical Community College
100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE 19904

Annual BioGENEuis Awards Ceremony

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend the Annual BioGENEuis Awards Ceremony at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute in Newark. The BioGENEius Challenge is the premier science competition for high school students, recognizing outstanding research in biotechnology at local, national and international levels. Winners of the Delaware BioGENEius Challenge will compete in the U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge in San Diego, California in 2017 in conjunction with the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) Annual International Convention.

Who: Governor John Carney
Delaware Biotechnology Institute
Delaware High School students

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017
6:00 p.m.

Where: Delaware Biotechnology Institute
15 Innovation Way
Newark, DE 19711

Tele-town Hall on Education & the Budget

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will talk with Delaware educators, parent’s and Delawareans across the state for an hour-long Tele-town Hall on education and the state budget at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday. Joined by Secretary of Education Susan Bunting, the conversation will allow Governor Carney to answer questions about his proposed budget and Delaware’s investments in education.

Who: Governor John Carney
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education
Community members

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017
7:45 p.m.




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