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Governor Carney’s Week: May 6 – 12, 2017


Saturday, May 6

84th Annual Dover Days Parade

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will serve as the Grand Marshall for the 2017 Dover Days Parade.

Who:   Governor John Carney

First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney

Community members

When:  Saturday, May 6, 2017

8:30 a.m.

Where:       State Street and The Green

Dover, DE 19901

Diamond State Vintage Baseball Game

This event is open to the press.

What:          Governor John Carney will throw out the first pitch at the Diamond State Vintage Baseball Game at Woodburn.

Who:             Governor John Carney

Diamond State Vintage Baseball Team

Community members

When:          Saturday, May 6, 2017

12:00 p.m.

Where:       Woodburn

151 Kings Highway

Dover, DE 19901

 

The First State Gridiron Dinner and Show

This event is closed to the press.

What:          Governor John Carney will attend the First State Gridiron Dinner and Show in Wilmington.

Who:             Governor John Carney

State legislators

Community members

When:          Saturday, May 6, 2017

6:30 p.m.

Where:        Chase Center

815 Justison Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

Monday, May 8

Visit to Hartly Elementary School

This event is open to the press.

What:          Governor John Carney will visit teachers, students and staff at Hartly Elementary School in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week.

Who:             Governor John Carney

Hartly Elementary School teachers, students and staff

When:          Monday, May 8, 2017

9:00 a.m.

Where:        Hartly Elementary School

2617 Arthursville Road

Hartly, DE 19953

Governor’s State Employees Recognition Awards Ceremony

This event is open to the press.

 What:          Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Governor’s State Employees Recognition Awards Ceremony. This event recognizes and honors outstanding employees throughout the state of Delaware. Awards are presented to employees in three categories, to include, The Delaware Award for Excellence and Commitment in State Service, The Delaware Award for Heroism and The Governor’s Team Excellence Award.

Who:             Governor John Carney

Delaware state employees

Delaware Office of Management and Budget

When:          Monday, May 8, 2017

10:00 a.m.

Where:        Delaware State University, Parlors A&B

1200 N. Dupont Highway

Dover, DE 19901

 

Superstars in Education Reception and Awards Ceremony

This event is open to the press.

What:          Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the 2017 Superstars in Education Reception and Awards Ceremony in New Castle.

Who:             Governor John Carney

Daniel Rich, Ph.D., John H. Taylor Jr. Education Leadership Award Honoree, Professor of Public Policy and Director of Community Engagement, University of Delaware

William Penn High School, Colonial School District, Farm to School Award Winner

Georgetown Elementary School, Indian River School District, Exceptional Cognitive Enrichment Learning Program Award Winner

Brandywine, Concord and Mount Pleasant High Schools, Brandywine School District, Growing the Pipeline for STEM Education in the Brandywine School District Award Winner

Clayton Intermediate School, Smyrna School District, War on Waste Award Winner

Shue-Medill Middle School, Christina School District, Take Two, Own Two: Teacher to Student Mentoring Award Winner

Thomas McKean High School, Red Clay Consolidated School District, Highlander Café Award Winner

Kent County Community School, Capital School District, Project SEARCH at Bayhealth Award Winner

When:          Monday, May 8, 2017

5:45 p.m.

Where:       Wilmington University, Audrey Kohl Doberstein Admissions Center Auditorium

320 N. Dupont Highway

New Castle, DE 19720

Tuesday, May 9

Announcement of Delaware Tourism, State Parks and Geoswap Partnership

This event is open to the press.

 What: Governor John Carney, the Delaware Tourism Office and Delaware State Parks will announce a new, innovative partnership with GeoSwap, a location-based app developed by student entrepreneurs at the UD Horn Program, to help Delaware visitors and residents find nearby events and activities year-round. It will promote both Delaware’s $3.1 billion tourism industry and award-winning state parks.

Who:            Governor John Carney

Linda Parkowski, Director, Delaware Tourism Office

Ray Bivens, Director, Delaware State Parks

Domenico Grasso, Provost, University of Delaware

Daniel Freeman, Director, UD Horn Program in Entrepreneurship

Jason Bamford, Founder, Geoswap

When:         Tuesday, May 9, 2017

10:15 a.m.

Where:       University of Delaware, Venture Development Center

132 E. Delaware Avenue

Newark, DE 19711

 

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, May 9, 2017

12:00 p.m.

Where:       Woodburn

151 Kings Highway

Dover, DE  19901

 

Delaware Business Roundtable Members Meeting

This event is closed to the press.

What:          Governor John Carney will attend the members meeting of the Delaware Business Roundtable.

Who:             Governor John Carney

Delaware Business Roundtable

When:          Tuesday, May 9, 2017

1:20 p.m.

Where:       Dover Downs Hotel and Casino

1131 N. Dupont Highway

Dover, DE 19901

 

Visit with Smyrna High School Basketball Team

This event is open to the press.

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

Who:             Governor John Carney

Smyrna High School Basketball team

When:          Tuesday, May 9, 2017

2:30 p.m.

Where:       Governor’s Office

Legislative Hall

411 Legislative Hall

Dover, DE 19901

 

Human Ecology Foundation Scholarship Reception

This event is open to the press.

What:          Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Human Ecology Foundation Scholarship Reception in Newark.

Who:             Governor John Carney

Human Ecology Foundation

University of Delaware

When:          Tuesday, May 9, 2017

6:45 p.m.

Where:       University of Delaware, Mitchell Hall

Newark, DE 19716

Wednesday, May 10

Bio-Based and Renewable Chemicals Conference

This event is open to the press.

What:          Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Bio-Based and Renewable Chemicals Conference in Wilmington. The two-day conference will feature interactive panel discussions focused on the emerging landscape of bridging technologies that are replacing fossil fuel based raw materials and address the major challenges and opportunities facing the bio-based industry today.

Who:             Governor John Carney

DE Sustainable Chemistry Alliance

American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute

Dr. Henry Bryndza, Director for Performance Materials, DuPont Performance Materials

Dr. Stanley Merritt, Sustainability Leader, The Chemours Company

Dr. Seetha Coleman Kammula, President, Board of Directors, Science Technology and Research Institute of Delaware

Mike Gudgeon, Technical Manager, PBF Energy

Dr. Tim Mueller, North American Research Director, Dupont Science and Engineering Operations

Dr. Erica Nemser, CEO, Compact Membrane Systems

Lori Palmer, Chief Business Ventures Officer, Trellist Marketing and Technologies

Dr. Bryan Tracy, CEO and Co-Founder, White Dog Labs Inc.

When:          Wednesday, May 10, 2017

8:45 a.m.

Where:       Rockwood Park Carriage House

4671 Washington St Ext

Wilmington, DE 19809

 Family Services Cabinet Council

This event is closed to the press.

What:          Governor John Carney will attend a meeting of the Family Services Cabinet Council.

Who:             Governor John Carney

Family Services Cabinet Council

When:          Wednesday, May 10, 2017

10:00 a.m.

Where:       Tatnall Building, Conference Room 2nd Floor

150 Martin Luther King Jr., Boulevard South

Dover, DE 19901

 

Budget Reset Community Conversation

This event is open to the press.

What:          Governor John Carney will join Representative Tim Dukes and Senator Bryant L. Richardson for a Budget Reset Community Conversation in Delmar. Please be advised that space may be limited. More information is available at de.gov/budgetreset

Who:             Governor John Carney

Representative Tim Dukes

Senator Bryant L. Richardson

Community members

When:          Wednesday, May 10, 2017

7:30 p.m.

Where:       Delmar Fire Hall

Bi-state and Grove Street

261 E. Grove Street

Delmar, DE 19940

Thursday, May 11

Cabinet Meeting

This event is closed to the press

What:          Governor John Carney will attend a meeting with Delaware state agency cabinet secretaries.

Who:             Governor John Carney

Governor’s Cabinet members

When:          Thursday, May 11, 2017

9:00 a.m.

Where:       Haslet Armory, Conference Room 219

122 Martin Luther King Jr., Boulevard, South

Dover, DE 19901

 

 

Jobs for Delaware Graduates Delaware Career Association Award Luncheon

This event is open to the press

What:          Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Jobs for Delaware Graduates Delaware Career Association award luncheon in Dover. The event will recognize students who have exhibited leadership, citizenship and personal growth throughout the year.

Who:             Governor John Carney

Jobs for Delaware Graduates

Delaware Career Association

When:          Thursday, May 11, 2017

11:15 a.m.

Where:       Modern Maturity Center

1121 Forrest Avenue

Dover, DE 19904

Upstream USA Annual Retreat

This event is closed to the press

What:          Governor John Carney will attend Upstream USA’s Annual Retreat in Wilmington.

Who:             Governor John Carney

Upstream USA

When:          Thursday, May 11, 2017

3:30 p.m.

Where:       Hagley Museum and Library

200 Hagley Creek Road

Wilmington, DE 19807

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




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