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Governor Carney’s Week: October 7-13, 2017


Monday, October 9

Annual Christopher Columbus Day Communion Mass and Breakfast

This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Annual Christopher Columbus Day Communion Mass and Breakfast in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
Mayor Michael S. Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Dr. Michael A. Marinelli, Ed. D, Headmaster of Archmere Academy, 2017 Honoree
Elected officials

WHEN: Monday, October 9, 2017
7:30 a.m.

WHERE: Saint Anthony of Padua Church
9th & Dupont Streets
Wilmington, DE 19805

Monday, October 9

New Castle County Farm Bureau’s Fall Banquet

This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the New Castle County Farm Bureau’s Fall Banquet in Townsend.

WHO: Governor John Carney
New Castle County Farm Bureau members

WHEN: Monday, October 9, 2017
7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Townsend Fire Hall
107 Main Street
Townsend, DE 19734

Tuesday, October 10

Governor Carney to Receive Flu Shot at Drive-Thru Clinic

This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will receive his flu shot at the 11:00 a.m. press conference during the Division of Public Health’s Drive-Thru Flu Clinic. DPH, in partnership with Bayhealth, will administer free flu shots at the drive-thru clinic from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to drivers and pedestrians. Anyone age 9 and up is welcome. Any size vehicles and any number of people in one vehicle are welcome.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Kara Odom Walker, Secretary, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS)
Nicole Majeski, Deputy Secretary, Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT)
Dr. Karyl Rattay, Director, Division of Public Health (DPH), DHSS
Community Members

WHEN: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 – rain or shine
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Press conference
6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Flu clinic

WHERE: DelDOT Administration Building – front parking lot
800 S. Bay Road
Dover, DE 19901
In case of rain, the press conference will be held indoors.

Tuesday, October 10

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 Daniel Short, in Seaford. 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 39th Representative District.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representative Daniel Short
Delaware Business owners

WHEN: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Seaford Public Library
600 N. Market Street Ext.
Seaford, DE 19973

Wednesday, October 11

Groundbreaking for the Fork Branch Nature Preserve Trail

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend a Groundbreaking for the Fork Branch Nature Preserve Trail in Dover.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Shawn Garvin, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Mayor Robin Christiansen, City of Dover
Wendie Vestfall, Director, Kent County Tourism
Chazz Salkin
Dr. Mary Jane McClements
Nancy McClements

WHEN: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
10:45 a.m.

WHERE: Fork Branch Nature Preserve – Kenton Road
Dover, DE 19904

Wednesday, October 11

Secure Delaware 2017-Delaware’s 8th Annual Cyber Security Workshop

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at Delaware’s 8th Annual Cyber Security Workshop in Dover. This workshop is an opportunity for Delawareans to come together for an informative full-day session, focusing on cyber security training.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Chief Information Officer James Collins, Delaware Department of Technology and Information
Chief Security Officer, Elayne Starkey, Delaware Department of Technology and Information
Christine Parker, NSA Chief Marketing
Representatives from the Delaware Department of Technology and Information
Representatives from the Delaware Department of Justice
Elected officials
Information security officers
County and local executives
Law enforcement personnel
Military personnel
Business representatives
Application programmers
Web developers
Network and system administrators
School officials
Healthcare representatives

WHEN: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
12:15 p.m.

WHERE: Dover Downs
1131 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Wednesday, October 11

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 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. 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: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Carvel State Office Building, Auditorium
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Wednesday, October 11

Addressing the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney, Department of Education Secretary Dr. Susan Bunting, and Office of Improvement and Innovation Director Dorrell Green will address the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education
Dorrell Green, Director, Office of Improvement and Innovation
Members of the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission
Community members

WHEN: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware State University, Wilmington Campus
3931 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE 19808

Thursday, October 12

Bill Signing- House Bill 6, House Bill 8 & House Bill 9

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 6, House Bill 8 & House Bill 9, bills relating juvenile justice reform.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representative David Bentz
Representative Debra Heffernan
Representative J.J. Johnson
Representative Gerald L. Brady
Senator Bryan Townsend
Members of the General Assembly
Donna M. Pugh, Esq., Juvenile Civil Citation Program Director, Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services
Delaware Cabinet Secretaries
Advocates

WHEN: Thursday, October 12, 2017
10:30 a.m.

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

Thursday, October 12

Visit to Peers Mentoring Center

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit the Peers Mentoring Center in Wilmington. The Peers Mentoring Center is a comprehensive reentry program for men and women transitioning home after serving a term of incarceration, struggle with addiction, active duty in a war, or any other trauma related event that requires significant assistance for workforce development, workforce reintegration, housing, and cognitive behavioral correction.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Robert Coupe, Department of Safety and Homeland Security
Senator Anthony Delcollo
Saad M. Soliman, Executive Director, Peers Mentoring Center

WHEN: Thursday, October 12, 2017
1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Peers Mentoring Center
1812 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington

Thursday, October 12

Ribbon Cutting for Zip Code Wilmington

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will join Zip Code Wilmington for a ribbon cutting ceremony as they unveil their new work space at The Mill in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Chris Coons
Chief Information Officer James Collins, Delaware Department of Technology and Information
Councilwoman Rysheema Dixon, City of Wilmington
Ben duPont, Zip Code Founder and Board Vice President
Jim Stewart, Zip Code Founder and Board President
Porter Schutt, Zip Code Founder

WHEN: Thursday, October 12, 2017
6:30 p.m.

WHERE: The Mill, 4th Floor
1007 N. Orange Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Friday, October 13

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: Friday, October 13, 2017
9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Heron Run Apartments, Community Room
363 E. Commerce Street
Smyrna, DE 19977

Friday, October 13

Delaware Contractors Association’s Fall Luncheon

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Annual Delaware Contractors Association’s Fall Luncheon in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Delaware Contractors Association

WHEN: Friday, October 13, 2017
12:00 p.m.

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




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