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Governor Carney’s Week: November 11-17, 2017


Saturday, November 11

Veterans Day Service
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Veterans Day Service at the War Memorial Plaza in New Castle.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
U.S. Senator Chris Coons
U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester
Major General Carol A. Timmons, Adjutant General, Delaware National Guard
Representative Earl Jaques Jr.
Members of the General Assembly
Elected officials
Larence Kirby, Executive Director, Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs
Chad Moos, Deputy National Service Director, Disabled American Veterans
Military Service Members
Military Veterans
Community Members

WHEN: Saturday, November 11, 2017
10:30 a.m.

WHERE: The War Memorial Plaza, Delaware Memorial Bridge
163 Cherry Lane
New Castle, DE 19720

Saturday, November 11

University of Delaware vs. University at Albany
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney and will attend University of Delaware’s Football game against the University at Albany.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Community Members

WHEN: Saturday, November 11, 2017
3:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, November 11

2017 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the 2017 Annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner in Dover.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
U.S. Senator Chris Coons
U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester
U.S. Representative Emmanuel Cleaver, Missouri, Fifth Congressional District
Members of the General Assembly
Delaware Democratic Party Leaders
Elected Officials

WHEN: Saturday, November 11, 2017
6:30 p.m.

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

Sunday, November 12

NAACP 53rd Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet
This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the NAACP 53rd Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Chris Coons
U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester
Elected officials
NAACP, Wilmington Branch members

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

WHERE: Downtown Doubletree Hotel
8th and King Streets
Wilmington, DE 19801

Monday, November 13

Press Conference and Rally – Delaware City Refinery
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will speak at a press conference to address the Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard and RIN Costs.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected officials
Members of Delaware Building Trades
Representatives from Delaware City Refining Company
Representatives from Fueling American Jobs Coalition
Refinery workers
Local business owners
Local community leaders

WHEN: Monday, November 13, 2017
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Delaware City Refining Company, Administration Building
4550 Wrangle Hill Road
Delaware City, DE 19706

Monday, November 13

Discussion on Wilmington with the Family Services Cabinet Council
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will host a public discussion with the Family Services Cabinet Council at Delaware Technical Community College in Wilmington. The agenda will include presentations on data-sharing efforts among state agencies in Wilmington, state service coordination for low-income families, and a planned dual generation center to improve the delivery of job-related services, and services for Wilmington children. The event is an opportunity for stakeholders and members of the public to provide feedback and ideas for improving the delivery of state services in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Dr. Kara Odom Walker, Secretary, Department of Health and Social Services
Secretary Patrice Gilliam-Johnson, Department of Labor
James Collins, Chief Information Officer, Department of Technology and Information
Secretary Josette Manning, Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families
Dorrell Green, Director, Office of Innovation and Improvement, Department of Education
Other members of the Family Services Cabinet Council
Community members

WHEN: Monday, November 13, 2017
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware Technical Community College, George Campus
300 N. Orange Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Monday, November 13

16th Annual Delaware Restaurant Association Cornerstone Awards
This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the 16th Annual Delaware Restaurant Association Cornerstone Awards in Wilmington. This event recognizes and honors achievements of those involved in the Delaware restaurant industry.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Chris Coons
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Members of the General Assembly
Carrie Leishman, President & CEO, Delaware Restaurant Association
Representatives from the Delaware Restaurant Industry Association
Community Members

WHEN: Monday, November 13, 2017
7:45 p.m.

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

Tuesday, November 14

Dedication of the Warrior Friendly Business Plaque to JP Morgan Chase and Mission BBQ (Dover)
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will dedicate the Warrior Friendly Business plaque to JP Morgan Chase and Mission BBQ (Dover). The Warrior Friendly award is given to employers, one large business and one small business who support military service members in the workplace through both hiring practices and community engagement. In August JP Morgan Chase and Mission BBQ (Dover) were recognized at the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Annual Awards Banquet.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representatives from JP Morgan Chase
Representatives from Mission BBQ

WHEN: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office, Carvel State Office Building
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Tuesday, November 14

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

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

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

WHEN: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Woodburn
151 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Wednesday, November 15

Tour – Johnson Controls Battery Distribution Facility
This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will tour the Johnson Controls Battery Distribution Facility in Middletown.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representatives from Johnson Controls Inc. – Power Solutions

WHEN: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
10:45 a.m.

WHERE: Johnson Controls, Inc. – Power Solutions
50 Patriot Drive
Middletown, DE 19709

Wednesday, November 15

Tour – HandyTube Corporation
This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will tour the Handy Tube Corporation in Camden.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representatives from HandyTube Corporation

WHEN: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
3:30 p.m.

WHERE: HandyTubes
124 Vepco Boulevard
Camden, DE 19934

Wednesday, November 15

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

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

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

WHEN: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Woodburn
151 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Thursday, November 16

Operation: USO Care Package
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the USO’s Operation Care Package event in Wilmington. Volunteers at the event will assemble care packages filled with snacks, toiletries, books and other supplies for military service members deployed overseas.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representatives from USO

WHEN: Thursday, November 16, 2017
11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Wilmington Corporate Center, Flat Lot
Wilmington, DE

Thursday, November 16

14th Annual Stockings for Soldiers Project
This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will volunteer at the 14th Annual Stockings for Soldiers Project in Wilmington. Stockings for Soldiers is a 9-week project where volunteers prepare and send personalized Christmas stockings filled with hygiene products and other goods to deployed military service members overseas.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Stocking for Soldiers, Delaware
Community Members

WHEN: Thursday, November 16, 2017
8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Branmar Plaza Shopping Center
1812 Marsh Road at Silverside Road
North Wilmington, Delaware




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