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Governor Carney’s Week: December 9-15, 2017


Saturday, December 9

Delaware State University President’s Scholarship Ball

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Delaware State University President’s Scholarship Ball in Dover.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Harry Williams, President, Delaware State University
Delaware State University students, staff and faculty

WHEN: Saturday, December 9, 2017
5:00 p.m.

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

 

University of Delaware vs. University of Notre Dame

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend University of Delaware’s Basketball Game against the University of Notre Dame.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Community Members

WHEN: Saturday, December 9, 2017
6:30 p.m.

WHERE: University of Delaware Bob Carpenter Center
631 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 19716

 

Sunday, December 10

Elsmere Christmas Parade

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will participate in the Elsmere Christmas parade.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall Long
Community Members

WHEN: Sunday, December 10, 2017
1:45 p.m.

WHERE: Line up at Dupont Road near Angersteins Building Supply Store (Intersection of Kirkwood Highway and Dupont Road)
315 New Road
Elsmere, DE 19805

 

Monday, December 11

Meeting with the Mayor of Wilmington and Federal Delegation

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will meet with Mayor Mike Purzycki and the federal delegation in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Federal Delegation
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington

WHEN: Monday, December 11, 2017
8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Wreaths Across America Ceremony

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at a ceremony for the Wreaths Across America program in Dover. The mission of the program is to remember fallen veterans, honor those who serve and teach the values of freedom by laying wreaths at the capitals in all 50 states, as well as veterans cemeteries across the nation.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Major General Carol A. Timmons, Adjutant General, Delaware National Guard
Colonel John T. Knack, Commander, 436th Maintenance Group, Dover Air Force Base
Senator Bruce C. Ennis
Representative Earl G. Jaques Jr.
Members of the General Assembly
Larence Kirby, Executive Director, Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs
David Skocik, President, Delaware Veterans Coalition
Elected officials

WHEN: Monday, December 11, 2017
11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

 

Tour- Youth Empowerment Program

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will tour the Youth Empowerment Program in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Coley Harris, Director of Community and Special Programs, Pathways of Delaware
Youth Empowerment Program

WHEN: Monday, December 11, 2017
3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Youth Empowerment Program
1009 Sycamore Street
Wilmington, DE 19805

 

Tuesday, December 12

Delaware Business Roundtable

This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Delaware Business Roundtable in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Delaware Business Roundtable

WHEN: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
8:45 a.m.

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

 

Employer Roundtable on Work-Based Learning

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will host a roundtable with Delaware employers to discuss the expansion of work-based learning in Delaware. Governor Carney will be joined by Mark Brainard, President of Delaware Technical Community College, and representatives from Delaware employers to discuss workforce development, Delaware’s career pathways efforts and the importance of work-based learning in preparing Delaware’s students to succeed in today’s economy.

WHEN: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware Technical Community College Wilmington Campus, Conference Rooms A & B
300 North Orange Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Wednesday, December 13

Delaware Readiness Teams Celebration Event

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Delaware Readiness Teams Celebration event in Dover. This event will provide an opportunity to learn about kindergarten registration and discussions with members of local Readiness Teams. The Delaware Readiness Teams are a statewide initiative of volunteer based teams that strengthen communities at a local level and help children from birth through age eight get ready for school and life.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representatives from the Department of Health and Social Services
Representatives from the Department of Education
Delaware Readiness Team’s
Community-based organizations
Early Childhood Council members
Educators

WHEN: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Dover Library
35 Loockerman Plaza
Dover, DE 19901

 

Thursday, December 14

Cabinet Retreat

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will participate in a retreat with Delaware’s state agency Cabinet Members.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Governor’s Cabinet members

WHEN: Thursday, December 14, 2017
10:00 a.m.

 

Friday, December 15

Delaware State C.A.P. Council

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Delaware State C.A.P. Council UAW General Meeting and Christmas Luncheon in Newark.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the Delaware State C.A.P Council

WHEN: Friday, December 15, 2017
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Michael’s Family Restaurant
1000 Churchman’s Road
Newark, DE 19713



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