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Governor Carney’s Week: October 13 – 19, 2018


Saturday, October 13

Leipsic Oyster Festival & Proclamation Presentation for Oyster Month

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the 2nd annual Leipsic Oyster Festival. The festival celebrates Leipsic’s authentic charm, its long history as a working waterfront community and the natural bounty its residents have harvested and Delawareans have enjoyed for hundreds of years. At the festival, the Governor will present a proclamation, recognizing the month of October as Oyster month.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
Secretary Shawn M. Garvin, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Secretary Jeff Bullock, Department of State
Senator Bruce Ennis
Representative William Carson
Liz Keller, Delaware Tourism Director
Mayor Craig Pugh, Leipsic

WHEN: Saturday, October 13, 2018
11:45 a.m.

WHERE: Leipsic Volunteer Fire Company
Leipsic Watermen and Farmers Museum
318 Main Street
Leipsic, DE 19901

 

Rededication of the 1927 Howard High School Building and Annex

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Rededication event for the 1927 Howard High School Building and Annex, in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Victoria Gehrt, Superintendent, New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District
Secretary Cerron Cade, Delaware Department of Labor
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Matt Meyer, New Castle County Executive
Representative Stephanie Bolden
Representative Gerald Brady
Representative J.J. Johnson
Representative Valerie Longhurst
Senator Robert Marshall
Representative Michael Mulrooney
Representative Earl Jacques
Representative Charles Potter
Council Members, City of Wilmington
Council Members, City of New Castle

WHEN: Saturday, October 13, 2018
2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Howard High School of Technology
401 E. 12th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

University of Delaware vs. Elon University

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the University of Delaware and Elon University football game in Newark.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Community Members

WHEN: Saturday, October 13, 2018
3:30 p.m.

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

 

Latin American Community Center’s Annual Grand Ball

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Latin American Community Center’s Annual Grand Ball, in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected Officials
Latin American Community Center members
Community Members

WHEN: Saturday, October 13, 2018
6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Chase Center
815 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Sunday, October 14

Newark NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Dinner

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Annual Freedom Fund Dinner hosted by the Newark Branch of the NAACP.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected Officials
Members of the NAACP, Newark Branch
Community members

WHEN: Sunday, October 14, 2018
2:45 p.m.

WHERE: Belvedere Volunteer Fire Hall
1000 Liberty Road
Newport, DE 19804

 

Monday, October 15

Bill Signing – Senate Bill 146 & House Bill 442

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 146 & House Bill 442. Senate Bill 146 streamlines Delaware’s juvenile expungement code by providing the Delaware Family Court the option to immediately order an expungement in the event that a felony case was terminated in favor of the juvenile (i.e. a juvenile was found not guilty, or the charges were dropped). Additionally, House Bill 442 expands the Juvenile Civil Citation Program to provide law enforcement officers with the discretion to refer any first-time juvenile offender engaged in any misdemeanor-level behavior to the civil citation program. A juvenile who successfully completes the requirements of the civil citation program will not have an arrest or prosecution indicated on their record.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Attorney General Matt Denn
Senator Dave Lawson
Representative J.J. Johnson
Senator Harris McDowell
Representative Debra Heffernan
Members of the General Assembly
The Honorable Michael Newell, Chief Judge of the Family Court, State of Delaware
Abigial Layton, Director, Department of Justice Family Division
Matt Meyer, New Castle County Executive
Vanessa Phillips, New Castle County Chief Administrative Officer
John Stevenson, Director, Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services
Kate Parker, Policy Director, Delaware Center for Justice

WHEN: Monday, October 15, 2018
4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Route 9 Library
3022 New Castle Ave
New Castle, DE 19720

 

Tuesday, October 16

Ceremonial Bill Signing – Senate Bill 189

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign a ceremonial copy of Senate Bill 189. This bill updates Title 26 by ensuring notification of excavation damage to the appropriate State agencies for potential penalties or other enforcement proceedings. It provides that either the Attorney General or the Public Service Commission may enforce penalties appropriate for the circumstances and gravity of the violation.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator Harris McDowell
Representative Trey Paradee
Members of the General Assembly
Glenn Moore, Vice President, Delmarva Power

WHEN: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
2:15 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Tatnall Building
150 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, South
Dover, DE 19901

 

Proclamation Signing – National Principals’ Month

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign a proclamation recognizing October as National Principals’ Month.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary of Education
Tammy Croce, Executive Director, Delaware Association of School Administrators

WHEN: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Tatnall Building
150 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, South
Dover, DE 19901

 

2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks and announce the 2019 State Teacher of the Year at the 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet in Dover.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education
Members of the General Assembly
Delaware teachers
Representatives from VOYA Financial

WHEN: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
8:00 p.m.

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

 

Wednesday, October 17

Cyber-Awareness Event

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend a cyber-awareness event hosted by JPMorgan Chase, in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Representatives of JPMorgan Chase

WHEN: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Chase Center
815 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Wednesday, October 17

Milford Community Parade

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will participate in the Milford Community Parade.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected Officials
Community members

WHEN: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6:15 p.m.

WHERE: S. Walnut Street & Seabury Avenue
Milford, DE

 

Thursday, October 18

Delaware Leadership Prayer Breakfast

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Delaware Leadership Prayer Breakfast, in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Business professionals
Elected officials
Non-profit and community leaders

WHEN: Thursday, October 18, 2018
7:20 a.m.

WHERE: Chase Center
815 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Groundbreaking for the Slaughter Beach Marvel Saltmarsh Preserve Boardwalk

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at a groundbreaking for the Slaughter Beach Marvel Saltmarsh Preserve Boardwalk, in Milford. The construction of this viewing overlook and boardwalk will give pedestrians access into the saltmarsh for scenic and educational purposes.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Shawn M. Garvin, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Mayor Harry Ward, Slaughter Beach
Anne Harper, Acting Executive Director, Delaware Nature Society
Representative Harvey Kenton
Representative Dave Wilson
Representative William Carson
Members of the General Assembly
Elected Officials

WHEN: Thursday, October 18, 2018
10:45 a.m.

WHERE: Slaughter Beach Pavillion
357 Bay Avenue
Milford, DE 19963

 

Friday, October 19

Adesis, Inc. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the ribbon cutting ceremony for Adesis, Inc., in New Castle.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected Officials
Representatives from Adesis, Inc.

WHEN: Friday, October 19, 2018
10:45 a.m.

WHERE: Adesis, Inc.
27 McCullough Drive
New Castle, DE 19720

 

Reception and Dinner for the Christening of the USS Delaware

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend a reception and dinner, ahead of the christening of the USS Delaware.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected Officials

WHEN: Friday, October 19, 2018
6:00 p.m. – Reception
7:00 p.m. – Dinner

WHERE: Newport News Marriott at City Center
740 Town Center Drive
Newport News, VA 23606



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