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Governor Carney’s Week: September 30-October 6, 2017


Saturday, September 30

Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen Association’s  25th Annual Owner’s Day Event

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WHAT:          Governor John Carney will attend the Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association 25th Annual Owner’s Day Event.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long

Members of the General Assembly

Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen Association members

Community Members

WHEN:         Saturday, September 30, 2017, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:        Delaware Park

77 Delaware Park Boulevard

Wilmington, DE 19804

Saturday, September 30

University of Delaware vs. James Madison University

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WHAT:          Governor John Carney will attend the University of Delaware and James Madison University football game in Newark.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

Community Members

WHEN:         Saturday, September 30, 2017

3:30 p.m.

WHERE:        University of Delaware, Delaware Stadium

631 S. College Avenue

Newark, DE 19716

Saturday, September 30

Annual Truman/Kennedy Dinner & Dance

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WHAT:          Governor John Carney will attend the Sussex County Women’s Democratic Club’s Annual Truman/Kennedy Dinner & Dance.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long

U.S. Senator Tom Carper

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester

Senator David McBride, President Pro Tempore of the Senate

Representative Peter Schwartzkopf, Speaker of the House

Representative Valerie Longhurst

Senator Nicole Poore

Senator Bryan Townsend

Members of the General Assembly

Elected Officials

Sussex County Women’s Democratic Club members

Community members

WHEN:         Saturday, September 30, 2017

6:00 p.m.

WHERE:       Bridgeville Fire Hall

311 Market Street

Bridgeville, DE 19933

Saturday, September 30

Latin American Community Center’s 40th Annual Grand Ball

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WHAT:          Governor John Carney will attend the Latin American Community Center’s 40th Annual Grand Ball.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

U.S. Senator Tom Carper

U.S. Senator Chris Coons

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester

Members of the General Assembly

Latin American Community Center members

Community Members

WHEN:          Saturday, September 30, 2017

8:30 p.m.

WHERE:      Chase Center

815 Justison Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

Monday, October 2

Visit to Richey Elementary School

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WHAT:          Governor John Carney will join Department of Education Secretary Dr. Susan Bunting, Senator Anthony Delcollo, Representative Kimberly Williams and others for a visit to Richey Elementary School in Wilmington.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education

Senator Anthony Delcollo

Representative Kimberly Williams

Dr. Merv Daughtery, Superintendent, Red Clay Consolidated School District

Dorothy Johnson, Principal, Richey Elementary School

John Gray, Dean, Wilmington University College of Education

Delaware Department of Education representatives

Ohio State Department of Education representatives

Richey Elementary School students, teachers and staff

WHEN:          Monday, October 2, 2017

2:00 p.m.

WHERE:       Richey Elementary School

105 E. Highland Avenue

Wilmington, DE 19804

Monday, October 2

Ferris vs. Salesianum Football Game

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

WHO:             Governor John Carney

Salesianum High School students

Ferris School students

WHEN:          Monday, October 2, 2017

3:30 p.m.

WHERE:       Ferris School for Boys, Ferris Field

959 Centre Road

Wilmington, DE 19805

Monday, October 2

Annual Belle Everett Dinner

This event is open to the press.

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will attend the Kent County Belle Everett Dinner in Felton.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long

U.S. Senator Tom Carper

Members of the General Assembly

Elected officials

Community members

WHEN:          Monday, October 2, 2017

5:45 p.m.

WHERE:       Felton Fire Hall

9 E. Main Street

Felton, DE

Tuesday, October 3

Statewide Eco Tour

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WHAT:          Governor Carney will kayak at Trap Pond State Park. Afterward, Governor Carney will travel to Cape Henlopen State Park for a tour of the Fort Miles Artillery Park and Museum.

WHO:            Governor John Carney

Secretary Shawn Garvin, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Representative Timothy Dukes

Senator Bryant Richardson

Senator Ernie Lopez

Representative Steve Smyk

Trap Pond Partners, Trap Pond State Park Friends Group Members

Liz Keller, Director of Delaware Tourism Office

WHEN:          Tuesday, October 3, 2017

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:       11:00 a.m.-      Kayaking at Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond State Park

33587 Bald Cypress Lane

Laurel, DE 19956

3:00 p.m. –      Tour of Fort Miles Artillery Park and Museum

Cape Henlopen State Park

15099 Cape Henlopen Drive

Lewes, DE  19958

Tuesday, October 3

Christina School District Board of Education Study Session

This event is open to the press.

WHAT:          Governor Carney will attend a study session of the Christina School District Board of Education.

WHO:            Governor John Carney

Christiana School District Board of Education members

Community Members

WHEN:          Tuesday, October 3, 2017

7:00 p.m.

WHERE:       Bancroft Elementary School

700 N. Lombard Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

Wednesday, October 4

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, October 4, 2017

9:30 a.m.

WHERE:        Carvel State Building, 12th Floor

820 N. French Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

Wednesday, October 4

Proclamation Signing- Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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WHAT:          Governor John Carney will sign a proclamation recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

Josette Manning, Secretary, Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families

The Honorable Michael Newell, Chief Judge of the Family Court

Members of the General Assembly

Sue Ryan, Executive Director, Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Representatives from the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence

WHEN:          Wednesday, October 4, 2017

11:00 a.m.

WHERE:        Carvel State Building, 12th Floor

820 N. French Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

Wednesday, October 4

Departure Ceremony for the 126th Aviation Company of the Delaware National Guard

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WHAT:          Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the departure ceremony in honor of the 126th Aviation Company of the Delaware National Guard.

WHO:             Governor John Carney

Major General Carol A. Timmons, Adjutant General, Delaware National Guard

Members of the General Assembly

126th Aviation Company of the Delaware National Guard

WHEN:          Wednesday, October 4, 2017

2:00 p.m.

WHERE:        Army Aviation Support Facility

41 Corporate Circle

New Castle, DE 19720

Thursday, October 5

Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs Awarded National Accreditation

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WHAT:          Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at a ceremony to recognize and honor the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs for receiving national accreditation.

WHO:            Governor John Carney

Mayor Jimmy Gambacorta, New Castle

Deputy Secretary Courtney Stewart, Department of State

Senator David McBride, President Pro Tempore of the Senate

Members of the General Assembly

Linda Ratchford, President, New Castle County Council

Director Tim Slavin, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs

Scott Loehr, CEO, Delaware Historical Society

State and Local elected officials

Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs representatives

Museum and history advocates

WHEN:          Thursday, October 5, 2017

10:00 a.m.

WHERE:       New Castle Court House Museum

New Castle, DE

Thursday, October 5

Bill Signing- House Bill 185 & Senate Bill 78

This event is open to the press.

WHAT:          Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 185 & Senate Bill 78, bills relating to making Delaware a better and safer place to operate a bicycle, including the ‘Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act’.

WHO:            Governor John Carney

Senator Dave Sokola

Representative Larry Mitchell

Representative Ed Osienski

Representative Valerie Longhurst

Mayor Polly Sierer, City of Newark

Members of the General Assembly

Delaware Department of Transportation representatives

Delaware Department of Health and Social Services representatives

Bicycle safety advocates

WHEN:          Thursday, October 5, 2017

2:00 p.m.

WHERE:       Intersection of E. Main Street & Newark Pomeroy Bike Trail (Near the Newark Shopping Center)

Newark, DE

Friday, October 6

Springfield, MA School Visits

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WHAT:          Governor John Carney will visit schools and meet with education leaders in Springfield, Massachusetts.

WHO:            Governor John Carney

Governor Charlie Baker

Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education

Dorrell Green, Office of Innovation and Improvement

WHEN:          Friday, October 6, 2017

8:15 a.m.

WHERE:       Springfield, MA




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