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Governor Carney’s Week: September 23-29, 2017


Signing of Senate Joint Resolution 3-Rededication of US 202 as the Gold Star Highway

This event is open to the press

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will sign Senate Joint Resolution 3, a bill that designates Route 202 as the Gold Star Highway, in honor of the families of fallen service members.

WHO:             Governor John Carney
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Matthew Meyer, County Executive, New Castle County
Senator Greg Lavelle
Representative Deborah Hudson
Senator Bruce Ennis
Senator Anthony Delcollo
Representative Earl Jaques
Representative Debra Heffernan
Senator Jack Walsh
Senator Robert Marshall
Senator Margaret Rose Henry
Representative Helene Keeley
Representative Gerald L. Brady
Representative Charles Potter Jr.
Larence Kirby, Executive Director, Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs
Judy C. Campbell, Gold Star Representative for Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 83
Members of the General Assembly
Local officials

WHEN:         Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

WHERE:        Blue Ball Barn
1914 West Park Drive
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

Monday, September 25

 Wilmington Fire Department Stations Dedication Ceremony

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WHAT:          Governor John Carney will attend the Wilmington Fire Department Stations Dedication Ceremony, dedicating Fire Stations 4, 5 & 6 in honor of Lieutenant Jerry Fickes, Lieutenant Ardythe Hope and Captain Christopher Leach.

WHO:             Governor John Carney
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Hanifa Shabazz, President, Wilmington City Council
Councilman Bob Williams, Wilmington City Council
Michael Donahue, Chief of Fire, Wilmington Fire Department
Wilmington Fire Department personnel
Community members

WHEN:         Monday, September 25, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

WHERE:       Wilmington Fire Department, Station #4
22nd and North Tatnall Streets
Wilmington, DE 19802

 

Monday, September 25

 Beau Biden Foundation Golf Invitational

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will attend the Beau Biden Foundation Golf Invitational in Wilmington.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

Beau Biden Foundation

WHEN:          Monday, September 25, 2017, 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:      Wilmington Country Club
4825 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807

 

Monday, September 25

Beau Biden Foundation Fundraiser and Cocktail Reception

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will attend the Beau Biden Foundation’s Fundraiser and Cocktail Reception in Wilmington.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

Beau Biden Foundation

WHEN:          Monday, September 25, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:        Wilmington Country Club
4825 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807

 

Tuesday, September 26

Volunteering at Emmanuel Dining Room West

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will serve lunch at the Emmanuel Dining Room West.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

WHEN:          Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 11:45 a.m.

WHERE:       Emmanuel Dining Room West
121 N. Jackson Street
Wilmington, DE 19805

 

Tuesday, September 26

Statewide Eco Tour

 This event is open to the press.

 WHAT:          Governor John Carney will tour the Bellevue Mansion at Bellevue State Park. Afterward, Governor Carney will travel to Delaware City for a brief tour of the American Birding Association Headquarters (ABA) and to bike a portion of the Mike Castle Trail.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

Representative Valerie Longhurst

Secretary Shawn Garvin, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Jeff Gordon, President, American Birding Association
Liz Gordon, Events Coordinator, American Birding Association
Liz Keller, Director of Delaware Tourism Office

WHEN:          Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:       2:30 p.m.-       Bellevue Mansion Tour 

Bellevue State Park

901 Philadelphia Pike

Wilmington, DE 19809

4:00 p.m.-     American Birding Association Headquarters Tour American Birding Association Headquarters
93 Clinton Street
Delaware City, DE 19706

4:30 p.m.-    Michael Castle Trail Bike Ride

Governor Carney will depart from ABA Headquarters, ride the trail through wetlands and along the C&D Canal, then back to ABA Headquarters.

Delaware City, DE

 

Tuesday, September 26

Delaware Corporate Law Symposium

 This event is open to the press.

 WHAT:          Governor John Carney will attend the Delaware Corporate Law Symposium in Wilmington.

WHO:             Governor John Carney
Secretary Jeff Bullock, Delaware Department of State
The Honorable Leo E. Strine, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Delaware
The Honorable Andre G. Bouchard, Chancellor, Court of Chancery
The Honorable Sam Glasscock, Vice Chancellor, Court of Chancery
Law professionals

WHEN:          Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:45 p.m.

WHERE:        Hotel DuPont
11th and Market Streets
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Wednesday, September 27

 Statewide Eco Tour

 This event is open to the press.

 WHAT:          Governor John Carney will tour Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, take a Cape Water Taxi lighthouse tour, and meet with members from Town of Leipsic at Sambo’s Tavern to discuss the first annual Oyster Festival.

WHO:             Governor John Carney
Secretary Shawn Garvin, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Kara Coats, Deputy Secretary, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Al Rizzo, Complex Manager, Bombay Hook and Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge

Mayor Pugh, Town of Leipsic

Martha Wilkinson, Deputy Mayor, Leipsic

Debbie McKeever, City Council Member, Leipsic

Linda Parkowski, Deputy Director, Division of Small Business, Development &Tourism

Liz Keller, Director of Delaware Tourism Office

WHEN:          Wednesday, September 27, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

WHERE:       10:00 a.m. –      Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
2591 Whitehall Neck Road
Smyrna, DE 19977

12:45 p.m. –     Cape Water Taxi Tour Lighthouse Tour

Lewes Canal (Near Fisherman’s Wharf)
107 Anglers Road
Lewes, DE 19958

3:00 p.m.-        Sambo’s Tavern
283 Front Street
Leipsic, DE 19901

 

Wednesday, September 27

 Eckert Seamans’ Wilmington Office Annual Reception

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will attend the Eckert Seamans’ Annual Reception in Wilmington.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

Eckert, Seamans, Cherin & Mellot, LLC

WHEN:          Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 6:00 p.m.

WHERE:        Brantwyn Estate
600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

Thursday, September 28

 Visit to Interfaith Housing’s HomeWorks Construction Training Program

This event is open to the press.

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will visit the Interfaith Housing’s HomeWorks Construction Training Program at the Rose Hill Community Center in New Castle.

WHO:             Governor John Carney
Director Anas Ben Addi, Delaware State Housing Authority
HomeWorks Program participants

WHEN:          Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00 a.m.

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

 

Thursday, September 28

 State Employee Town Hall-Health Care

This event is open to the press.

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will meet and speak with Delaware state employees at a Town Hall on healthcare at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. Joined by Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services, Kara Odom Walker, the conversation will allow Governor Carney to answer questions and discuss the collective efforts being made to reduce health care costs in the state of Delaware.

WHO:             Governor John Carney
Dr. Kara Odom Walker, Secretary, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services
State employees

WHEN:          Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:        Delaware State University, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center
1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

 

Friday, September 29

 Bill Signing- House Bill 112

This event is open to the press. 

 WHAT:          Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 112, a bill that allows professional licensing boards and commissions administered by the Division of Professional Regulation to recognize military education, training, and experience of all current and former military personnel when reviewing credentials and issuing licenses.

WHO:            Governor John Carney
Representative Earl Jaques
Senator Bruce Ennis
David Mangler, Director, Division of Professional Regulation
Members of the General Assembly
Commission of Veterans Affairs representatives

WHEN:          Friday, September 29, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

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

 

Friday, September 29

 Bill Signing- House Bill 255 & House Bill 258

 This event is open to the press. 

 WHAT:          Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 255& House Bill 258, bills related to donated leave.

WHO:            Governor John Carney
Saundra Ross Johnson, Acting Secretary, Delaware Department of Human Resources
Robert Coupe, Secretary, Department of Safety and Homeland Security
Representative Debra Heffernan
Representative Larry Mitchell
Senator Margaret Rose Henry
Senator Nicole Poore
Melanie Ross Levin, Director, Women’s Advancement and Advocacy
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN:          Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m.

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

 

Friday, September 29

 Bill Signing- House Bill 142

 This event is open to the press. 

 WHAT:          Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 142, a bill that will improve guidelines for training by school districts and charters as it pertains to School Resource Officers, their duties and training when interacting with students with disabilities.

WHO:            Governor John Carney
Robert Coupe, Secretary, Department of Safety and Homeland Security
Representative Kim Williams
Senator Nicole Poore
Members of the General Assembly
Brian Moore, Supervisor of Safety, Red Clay Consolidated School District

WHEN:          Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:30 a.m.

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

 

Friday, September 29

Bill Signing- Senate Bill 109

This event is open to the press. 

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 109, a bill relating to coverage for serious mental illness and drug and alcohol dependency.

WHO:            Governor John Carney

Josette Manning, Secretary, Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families
Senator Bryan Townsend
Representative David Bentz
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN:          Friday, September 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m.

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

 

Friday, September 29

 Bill Signing- House Bill 176

This event is open to the press. 

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 176, a bill that gives local school boards or charter school boards more discretion on a case by case basis to suspend students for the possession of a deadly weapon other than a firearm in a Safe School or Recreation Zone.

WHO:            Governor John Carney
Secretary Robert Coupe, Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security
Representative Deborah Hudson
Senator Greg Lavelle
Members of the General Assembly
Representatives from the Delaware Department of Education

WHEN:          Friday, September 29, 2017, 11:30 a.m.

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

 

Friday, September 29

 Meeting with Mayor of Wilmington and Federal Delegation

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will meet with Mayor Mike Purzycki and the federal delegation in Wilmington.

WHO:             Governor John Carney
Federal Delegation
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington

WHEN:          Friday, September 29, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

WHERE:       Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Friday, September 29

 RD 18 Fundraiser

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will attend the RD 18 Fundraiser in New Castle.

WHO:             Governor John Carney
Representative David Bentz
RD 18 members

WHEN:          Friday, September 29, 2017, 4:30 p.m.

WHERE:      Deck of Kalmar Nyckel
Delaware Street
New Castle, DE




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