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Governor Carney’s Week: November 4-10, 2017


Saturday, November 4

Viewing for Former State Senator Roger Martin
This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the viewing for former State Senator Roger Martin in Middletown. Martin was elected to his first term to the Delaware State Senate in 1972 and served in the Senate until 1994. He was elected Majority Leader of the Senate in 1977-1978 and again in 1994. In addition to serving in the Legislature, Martin was a well-known historian who wrote several books on Delaware’s history.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Family members and friends of Former State Senator Roger Martin
Elected officials

WHEN: Saturday, November 4, 2017
10:45 a.m.

WHERE: Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home
212 N. Broad Street
Middletown, DE 19709

Saturday, November 4

World War I Memorial Dedication Ceremony
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the dedication ceremony for the new World War I Memorial in Dover. The monument honors Delawareans who served in World War I and those who supported them on the home front.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Secretary Jeffrey W. Bullock, Department of State
Major General Carol A. Timmons, Adjutant General, Delaware National Guard
Senator David McBride, President Pro Tempore of the Senate
Representative Peter Schwartzkopf, Speaker of the House
Representative Earl Jaques Jr.
Senator Bruce Ennis
Senator Colin Bonini
Members of the General Assembly
Brigadier General Kennard Wiggins Jr., Delaware Army National Guard, retired
Major General Francis A. Ianni, Delaware National Guard, retired
Larence Kirby, Executive Director, Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs
William Farley, Chair, Veterans Commission
Paul V. Lardizzone, Disabled American Veterans
Major Andrew R. Werner, Chaplain, Delaware National Guard
Delaware National Guard
Military Veterans
Military Service Members
Gold Star Families
Delaware State Police
Community members

WHEN: Saturday, November 4, 2017
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

Saturday, November 4

50th Anniversary Celebration for King Crop Insurance Inc. and Allen Chorman and Son Inc.
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the 50th Anniversary Celebration for King Crop Insurance Inc. and Allen Chorman and Son Inc. in Greenwood.

WHO: Governor John Carney
King Crop Insurance, Inc.
Allen Chorman & Son, Inc.
Community members

WHEN: Saturday, November 4, 2017
7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Chorman Airport
2057 Nine Foot Road
Greenwood, DE 19950

Monday, November 6

Grow Delaware Fund Kick Off
This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Grow Delaware Fund Kick Off event. The Grow Delaware Fund is a state-wide initiative designed to offer flexible, long-term, fixed rate financing to Delaware-based businesses. The Grow Delaware Fund, which seeks to replicate the success of the Grow Wilmington Fund, is a unique partnership that will provide $5 million to support loans to small businesses in Delaware that are seeking to strengthen their operations and grow jobs.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Jeff Lynn, Director, Office of Economic Development, City of Wilmington
Paul Calistro, Executive Director, West End Neighborhood House
Jim Roszkowski, President, Discover Bank

WHEN: Monday, November 6, 2017
11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Paul Campanella’s Auto & Tire
1703 Augustine Cut Off
Wilmington, DE 19803

Monday, November 6

Visit with Delegation from Miyagi Japan
This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will meet with a Delegation from Miyagi Japan, visiting Delaware.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Delegation from Miyagi Japan

WHEN: Monday, November 6, 2017
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Buena Vista
661 S. Dupont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720

Monday, November 6

Chat & Chew with the International Women’s Forum of Delaware
This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney will join Representative Deborah Hudson and other members of the International Women’s Forum of Delaware for a Chat & Chew at Woodburn. This event brings together female 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
First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Representative Deborah Hudson
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Secretary Josette Manning, Delaware Department of Services for Children Youth and Their Families
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education
Major General Carol A. Timmons, Adjutant General, Delaware National Guard
Acting Secretary Saundra Ross Johnson, Delaware Department of Human Resources
Melanie Ross-Levin, Director, Office of Women’s Advancement and Advocacy
Beverly Baxter, President, International Women’s Forum, Delaware Chapter
Members of the International Women’s Forum, Delaware Chapter
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Monday, November 6, 2017
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Woodburn
151 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Tuesday, November 7

STATEWIDE: Highlighting Investments in Transportation Infrastructure
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will travel throughout Delaware to highlight current and future infrastructure investments that will increase safety, ease congestion, and spur economic development. Delaware will invest an estimated $3.4 billion in transportation infrastructure over the next six years.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
9:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Update on US 301 Project- update on the ongoing US 301 construction project at the new 301 and Route 1 Interchange. The new US 301 is scheduled for completion in December 2018.
Biddle’s Corner Toll Plaza, 211 Dupont Highway, Middletown, DE 19709

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Mayor Kenneth Branner, Middletown
Representative Kevin S. Hensley

WHERE: 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. South Frederica Interchange Project- visit to the South Frederica Interchange project which is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2018. This interchange is part of a larger Route 1 improvement project to eliminate dangerous crossovers in Kent County, remove bottlenecks, and support economic development in the area.
Turn right at Meding’s Seafood onto Tub Mill Pond Road and make next right onto new Frederica Road. Parking will be on shoulder before new overpass, Milford, DE 19963

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Representative Lyndon Yearick

WHERE: 12:15 p.m.- 12:30 p.m. Lewes Transit Center- visit to the Lewes Transit Center to see the next phase of improvements underway and highlight growth of public.
Lewes Transit Center, 347 Coastal Highway, Lewes, DE 19958

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
John Sisson, CEO, DTC
Representative Peter Schwartzkopf, Speaker of the House
Representative Ernie Lopez

WHERE: 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Route 113 Corridor Plan Announcement- Governor Carney will announce Route 113 Corridor Improvement Plan consisting of 17 future projects
DelDOT South District Meeting Room, South District Administration Building, 23697 Dupont Boulevard, Georgetown, DE 19947

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Representative Ruth Briggs King
Representative Richard Collins
Representative David Wilson
Senator Gerald Hocker
Senator Brian Pettyjohn

Tuesday, November 7

Caucus Dinner – Senate Democrats
This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will host a dinner for members of the Delaware State Senate Democratic Caucus.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the Senate Democratic Caucus, Delaware General Assembly

WHEN: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Woodburn
151 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Wednesday, November 8

19th Annual Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Awards Luncheon
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the 19th Annual Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Awards Luncheon in Wilmington. The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award honors businesses and nonprofit organizations for their outstanding achievements and model approaches to business and management.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representatives from local businesses
Representatives from local nonprofit organizations

WHEN: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Hotel duPont
42 W. 11th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Wednesday, November 8

Caucus Dinner – House Democrats
This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will host a dinner for members of the Delaware House Democratic Caucus.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the House Democratic Caucus, Delaware General Assembly

WHEN: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Woodburn
151 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Thursday, November 9

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: Thursday, November 9, 2017
9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Army Aviation Support Facility
33 Corporate Circle
New Castle, DE

Thursday, November 9

DART ‘Stuff the Bus’ Thanksgiving Food Drive
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will stop by the DART ‘Stuff the Bus’ Thanksgiving Food Drive in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representatives from DART
Representatives from the Food Bank of Delaware
Community Members

WHEN: Thursday, November 9, 2017
11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Rodney Square
Market Street
Wilmington, DE




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