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Governor Carney’s Week: September 16-22, 2017


Sunday, September 17

20th Anniversary of the Kalmar Nyckel Launch
This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the 20th Anniversary of the Kalmar Nyckel Launch in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
Martha Carper
Adjutant General, Major General Carol A. Timmons, Delaware National Guard
General Frank Vavala, Delaware National Guard, Retired
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Tatiana Copeland, Philanthropist
Delaware National Guard
Kalmar Nyckel Foundation Board Members
Community Members

WHEN: Sunday, September 17, 2017
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
1124 East 7th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Sunday, September 17

Sussex County Jamboree
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Sussex County Jamboree in Lewes.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
U.S. Senator Chris Coons
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
Members of the General Assembly
Community Members

WHEN: Sunday, September 17, 2017
2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Cape Henlopen State Park, Main Pavilion
15099 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE 19958

Tuesday, September 19

Kent County Economic Summit-The Power of Partnerships
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Kent County Economic Summit in Dover. The purpose of the summit is to advance the common goal of improving the economic life in Kent County, Delaware.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Cerron Cade, Acting Director, Delaware Division of Small Business, Development and Tourism
Dr. Mark Brainard, President, Delaware Technical Community College
Dr. June Turansky, Vice President and Campus Director, Delaware Technical Community College
Delaware Technical Community College

WHEN: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Delaware Technical Community College, Terry Campus
Education and Technology Building, Del-One Conference Center
Dover, DE 19904

Tuesday, September 19

Small Business Roundtable- Jobs & Economy Tour
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at a Small Business Roundtable with Representative Peter Schwartzkopf, Speaker of the House, in Lewes. This roundtable, a stop on Governor Carney’s Jobs & Economy Tour, offers the opportunity for engagement and discussions with small business owners in and near the 14th Representative District.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representative Peter Schwartzkopf, Speaker of the House
Delaware Business owners

WHEN: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Bethany Blues
18385 Coastal Highway
Lewes, DE 19958

Tuesday, September 19

Lewes Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Installation Dinner
This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Installation Dinner.
WHO: Governor John Carney
Lewes Chamber of Commerce members

WHEN: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Lewes Yacht Club
2701 Cedar Street
Lewes, DE 19958

Wednesday, September 20

Bill Signing- House Bill 120
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 120, a bill relating to insurance coverage of certain cancer treatments.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representative Valerie Longhurst
Senator David McBride, President Pro Tempore of the Senate
Representative Pete Schwartzkopf, Speaker of the House
Commissioner Trinidad Navarro, Delaware Department of Insurance
Members of the General Assembly
Christiana Care representatives
Patient advocates

WHEN: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Christiana Care Campus
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19713

Thursday, September 21

Bill Signing- House Bill 193 and Ceremonial Bill Signing- House Substitute 1 for House Bill 143
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 193 and House Substitute 1 for House Bill 143, bills relating to educator licensing in Delaware.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education
Representative Kim Williams
Senator David Sokola
Senator Ernie Lopez
Senator Brian Pettyjohn
Members of the General Assembly
Educators

WHEN: Thursday, September 21, 2017
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Tatnall Building, 2nd Floor
150 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Dover, DE 19901

Thursday, September 21

Bill Signing- House Bill 146, House Bill 246 and Senate Bill 97
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 146, House Bill 246 and Senate Bill 97, bills relating to making certain functions within DelDOT more efficient and responsive.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Senator Stephanie Hansen
Representative Ed Osienski
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Thursday, September 21, 2017
10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Tatnall Building, 2nd Floor
150 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Dover, DE 19901

Thursday, September 21

Swearing in Ceremony for Delaware State University Board Members
This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Swearing in Ceremony for Delaware State University Board Members.
WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Harry Williams, President, Delaware State University
Delaware State University staff

WHEN: Thursday, September 21, 2017
12:00 p.m.

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

Friday, September 22

Transportation Infrastructure Improvement
This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney and Mayor Michael S. Purzycki will highlight transportation infrastructure improvements being made throughout the City of Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Mayor Michael S. Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation

Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Friday, September 22, 2017
9:30 a.m.
Please RSVP to DelDOT Community Relations by Thursday, September 21 at (302) 760-2082 or Louise.Holt@state.de.us

WHERE: Joseph R. Biden Jr. Railroad Station/Wilmington Amtrak Station, 2nd Floor
100 South French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Friday, September 22

Bill Signing-House Bill 15
This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 15, a bill relating to computer science courses in schools.

WHO: Delaware Governor John Carney
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education
Representative Debra Heffernan
Representative Kim Williams
Senator Harris McDowell
Members of the General Assembly
Educators

WHEN: Friday, September 22, 2017
2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Office Building, 12th Floor
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Friday, September 22

Tour-Ashland Chemical
This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will tour the Ashland Chemical Facility in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Ashland Chemical representatives

WHEN: Friday, September 22, 2017
2:45 p.m.

WHERE: Ashland Chemical
500 Hercules Road
Wilmington, DE




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