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Governor Carney’s Week: November 17 – 23, 2018


Monday, November 19

Dedication Event for Tower Hill School’s Experiential Outdoor Classroom

This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the dedication event for Tower Hill School’s Experiential Outdoor Classroom. The outdoor experiential classroom, which is dedicated in the memory of Corporal/1 Stephen Ballard, will provide the opportunity for young students to learn through tactile, interactive experiences.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected officials
Louise Cummings
Tower Hill School staff, teachers & students

WHEN: Monday, November 19, 2018
9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Tower Hill School
2813 W. 17th Street
Wilmington, DE 19806

 

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Wilmington Transit Center

This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Wilmington Transit Center. This Transit Center will provide off-street bus layovers and passenger transfers and additional transit amenities including shelter and restrooms for customers. The Transit Center will also increase vehicle parking for train station customers and have electric vehicle charging stations.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Michelle Harlee, City Councilwoman, Wilmington City Council
John Sisson, CEO, Delaware Transit Corporation
Jed Hatfield, Vice Chair, Wilmington Renaissance Corporation
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Monday, November 19, 2018
1:30 p.m.

WHERE: 100 N. Walnut Street
Wilmington, DE

 

15th Annual Stockings for Soldiers Project

This event is closed to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will volunteer at the 15th 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: Monday, November 19, 2018
6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Branmar Plaza Shopping Center
1851 Marsh Road
Wilmington, Delaware

 

Tuesday, November 20

NOR Enterprises 36th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive & Give-Away

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at a press conference for the kickoff of the 36th Annual NOR Enterprises Thanksgiving Turkey Drive and Give-away in Wilmington. Following the press conference turkey’s will be delivered to residents of Herlihy Apartments.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected Officials
Community Members

WHEN: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
8:00 a.m.

WHERE: Herlihy Apartments
320 E. 5th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801



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