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Governor Carney’s Week: October 21-27, 2017


Saturday, October 21

OpenBracket Delaware
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at OpenBracket Delaware’s coding championship in Wilmington. OpenBracket Delaware brings world class software developers to Wilmington for an elite coding competition that serves to highlight Delaware’s growing tech business industry.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected officials
Representatives from OpenBracket Delaware
Software developers and coders

WHEN: Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:30 a.m.

WHERE: The Queen Theater
500 N. Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Saturday, October 21

Governor Carney Recognized as the Delaware Army National Guard Camp Honoree
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will be recognized as the Delaware Army National Guard’s Camp Honoree of the Regional Training Site in Bethany Beach.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Major General Carol A. Timmons, Adjutant General, Delaware National Guard
Delaware Army National Guard

WHEN: Saturday, October 21, 2017
1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware Army National Guard, Bethany Beach Training Site
163 Scannell Boulevard
Bethany Beach, DE

 

Saturday, October 21
University of Delaware Homecoming Football Game

This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the University of Delaware Homecoming football game against the University of Richmond.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Community Members

WHEN: Saturday, October 21, 2017
3:30 p.m.

WHERE: University of Delaware, Delaware Stadium
631 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 19716

 

Saturday, October 21
Ducks Unlimited Dinner & Auction

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Ducks Unlimited Dinner and Auction hosted by the Appoquinimink chapter of Ducks Unlimited.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Ducks Unlimited, Appoquinimink Chapter

WHEN: Saturday, October 21, 2017
6:00 p.m.

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

 

Monday, October 23

STATEWIDE: Highlighting Investments in Delaware Neighborhoods and Communities
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will take a day-long tour of work being done to revitalize Delaware’s communities, neighborhoods and businesses across the state, with stops in Wilmington, Dover and Milford.

WHEN: Monday, October 23, 2017
9:00 a.m.- 3:15 p.m.

New Castle County – Wilmington: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

WHERE: 9:00 a.m. – Sterling Grille
919 North Orange Street
Wilmington, DE

9:15 a.m. – Walk to and visit Mid-town Park site
Bordered by Orange and Shipley and 8th and 9th Streets

10:00 a.m.- Walking tour in the Wilmington Creative District
Ending at 412 W. 6th Street

10:30 a.m. – Visiting housing being redeveloped by Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware

WHO: Governor John Carney
Anas Ben Addi, Director, Delaware State Housing Authority
Cerron Cade, Director, Delaware Division of Small Business, Development and Tourism
Mayor Michael Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Secretary Patrice Gilliam-Johnson, Delaware Department of Labor
Joe Russo, Owner, Sterling Grille
Rob Buccini, Co-President, The Buccini/Pollin Group
Rob Snowberger, Vice President of Development, The Buccini/Pollin Group
Omar Faust, Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware
Carrie Gray, Managing Director, Wilmington Renaissance Corporation

Kent County – Dover: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE: 12:00 p.m. – Walking tour
Starting at 212 North Governors Avenue and ending at Grey Fox Grille, 140 South State Street

1:00 p.m. – Luncheon roundtable to hear from local business owners about the Downtown Development District program

WHO: Governor John Carney
Anas Ben Addi, Director, Delaware State Housing Authority
Mayor Robin Christiansen, City of Dover
Representative Trey Paradee
Karen Speakman, Deputy Director, NCALL Research
Russ Huxtable, COO, Milford Housing Development Corporation
Anita Evans, Chair, Downtown Dover Partnership
Dan Simpson, Executive Director, Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity
Carolyn Robinson and Diana Welch, Grey Fox Grille
Michael Maupin, MauTiste Investment Group
Constantine Malmberg, Young Malmberg, P.A.
Janaid Kareem, Janaid’s The Salon for Men

Kent/Sussex County – Milford: 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Walking tour
Starting at 1 Park Avenue and concluding at 111 North Walnut Street

WHO: Governor John Carney
Anas Ben Addi, Director, Delaware State Housing Authority
Mayor Bryan Shupe, City of Milford
Senator Gary Simpson
Representative Harvey Kenton
Representative Charles Postles
Rob Pierce, Planning and Economic Activities Coordinator, City of Milford
Murrie Zlotiver, Executive Director, Downtown Milford, Inc.
Amos Fayette, Delaware Music School
Denise Morris and Mike Rivera, The Bank House
Mike Wheedleton, Davis, Bowen & Friedel
Hugh Leahy, Chairman, Council on Housing

 

Monday, October 23

8th Annual ‘A Round for the Kids’ Golf Outing Awards Program
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the awards program for the 8th Annual ‘A Round for the Kids’ Golf Outing in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Representatives from Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Community members

WHEN: Monday, October 23, 2017
5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Dupont Country Club
1001 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

7:45 a.m. – Media are invited to arrive starting at 7a.m.

 

WHERE:       Smyrna Readiness Center

103 Artisan Drive

Smyrna, DE 19977

 

Tuesday, October 24
Delaware Guardsmen to Deploy to Puerto Rico

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend a departure event for 36 Soldiers of the Delaware National Guard’s 1049th Transportation Company, departing from Delaware to assist with hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. The soldiers will deploy for up to 60 days in an effort to assist with transporting the supplies needed to support the citizens of Puerto Rico as they recover from Hurricane Maria.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Brigadier General Michael Berry, Director of the Delaware National Guard’s Joint Staff
Soldiers from the 1049th Transportation Company
Delaware National Guard

WHEN: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
7:45 a.m. – Media are invited to arrive starting at 7a.m.

WHERE: Smyrna Readiness Center
103 Artisan Drive
Smyrna, DE 19977

 

Tuesday, October 24

The Bond Buyer’s Mid-Atlantic Municipal Market Conference
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at The Bond Buyer’s Mid-Atlantic Municipal Market Conference in Philadelphia. This conference will feature presentations detailing market changes and provide an opportunity for engaging conversations amongst municipal finance professionals and market leaders.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Finance professionals

WHEN: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
12:15 p.m.

WHERE: The Union League of Philadelphia
140 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

 

Tuesday, October 24

Representative Valerie Longhurst’s Civic Leader Event
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at Representative Valerie Longhurst’s Civic Leader Event in New Castle. This event brings together leaders in the community for an opportunity to hear the Governor’s vision for Delaware and discuss important initiatives in the state.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representative Valerie Longhurst
Community leaders

WHEN: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Buena Vista State Conference Center, Buck Library
661 S. Dupont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720

 

Wednesday, October 25

Fall Literacy Event
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Fall 2017 Literacy Institute to deliver remarks on the importance of early literacy.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Department of Education
Dr. Dennis Loftus, President of the State Board of Education
Michelle Taylor, United Way
Educators

WHEN: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
10:00 a.m.

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

 

Wednesday, October 25

Milford College Application Month Visit
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit Milford High School for College Application Month.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Department of Education
Dr. Kevin Dickerson, Superintendent, Milford School District
Students and Educators

WHEN: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Milford Senior High School
1019 North Walnut Street
Milford, DE 19963

 

Wednesday, October 25

Sussex County Today and Tomorrow Conference
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Sussex County Today and Tomorrow Conference in Georgetown. The purpose of the conference is to provide insight and identify opportunities in Sussex County to promote economics, partnership and collaboration.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Mark Brainard, President, Delaware Technical Community College
Dr. Bobbi Barends, Vice President and Campus Director, Delaware Technical Community College
Jefferey Fried, President and CEO, Beebe Healthcare
Michael Maksymow Jr., Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Beebe Healthcare
Elected officials
Delaware State Police
Educators
Business professionals
Healthcare professionals
Manufacturing professionals

WHEN: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware Technical Community College, Jack F. Owens Campus
21179 College Dr.
Georgetown, DE 19947

 

Wednesday, October 25

Groundbreaking for Allen Harim Hatchery
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the groundbreaking event for a new Allen Harim Hatchery in Dagsboro.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected officials
Representatives from Allen Harim

WHEN: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Allen Hatchery Inc.
26867 Nine Foot Road
Dagsboro, DE 19939

 

Wednesday, October 25

Town Hall Meeting on Wilmington Schools Partnership
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will join Christina Superintendent Richard Gregg, Office of Innovation and Improvement Director Dorrell Green, the Christina Education Association, representatives from Christina School District, and community organizations to discuss the partnership, and ideas for improving Wilmington schools, with families and educators in Wilmington. Governor Carney, Superintendent Gregg and others will take questions.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Richard Gregg, Superintendent, Christina School District
Darren Tyson, President, Christina Education Association
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education
Dorrell Green, Director, Office of Innovation and Improvement, Delaware Department of Education
Representatives from Christina School District

WHEN: Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Rescheduled for  Wednesday, November 1, 2017
6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Bayard Middle School
200 S. Dupont Street
Wilmington, DE 19805

 

Thursday, October 26

Ribbon Cutting for US NewGenzyme Newport Facility
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at a ribbon cutting ceremony for US NewGenzyme’s Newport facility.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Jeffrey Bullock, Delaware Department of State
Mayor Mike Spencer, Town of Newport
Gaofeng Liu, President & CEO, US NewGenzyme
Cerron Cade, Director, Delaware Division of Small Business, Development and Tourism
Representatives from Global Delaware

WHEN: Thursday, October 26, 2017
9:00 a.m.

WHERE: US NewGenzyme
500 Water Street
Newport, DE 19804

 

Thursday, October 26

Small Business Roundtable- Jobs & Economy Tour
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at a Small Business Roundtable with Senator Margaret Rose Henry and Representative J.J. Johnson in New Castle. 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 2nd Senatorial District and 16th Representative District.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator Margaret Rose Henry
Representative J.J. Johnson
Delaware Business owners

WHEN: Thursday, October 26, 2017
4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Bowlerama
3031 New Castle Avenue
New Castle, DE 19720

 

Thursday, October 26

Delaware Bio Executive Reception
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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend Delaware Bio’s Executive Reception in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
Helen Stimson, President & CEO, Delaware BioScience Association
Wendy K. Smith, Harvard Business Review & Tedx Talk
Delaware Bio representatives

WHEN: Thursday, October 26, 2017
6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Oberod Estates
400 Burnt Mill Road
Wilmington, DE

 

Friday, October 27

Delaware on Tap Launch
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Delaware on Tap Launch in Wilmington. Delaware on Tap will be a new mobile application version of the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Trail.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Jeffrey Bullock, Delaware Department of State
Senator Anthony Delcollo
Representative Kim Williams
Liz Keller, Director, Delaware Tourism Office
Neil Shea, Owner & CEO of Bellefonte Brewing Co.

WHEN: Friday, October 27, 2017
10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Bellefonte Brewing Co.
3605 Old Capitol Trail
Wilmington, DE 19808




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