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Governor Carney’s Week: Saturday, September 7 through Friday, September 13


Monday, September 9

Rodney Square Groundbreaking

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend a ground breaking for renovation of Wilmington’s main public square—Rodney Square in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
State Representative Stephanie T. Bolden
Council President Hanifa Shabazz, City of Wilmington
Samira Aird, Chairperson, Rodney Square Conservancy
Margaret Rose Henry

WHEN: Monday, September 9, 2019
11:15 a.m.

WHERE: Rodney Square
1000 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Tuesday, September 10

Delaware CAN Annual State and Federal Breakfast Meeting

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Delaware CAN Annual State and Federal Breakfast Meeting in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Liz O’Neill, DE CAN Executive Director
Peter Belden, Upstream Co-founder
Carolyn Mullen, Chief of Government Affairs and Public Relations, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Ellen Pliska, Family and Child Health Senior Director, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Ruth Lytle-Barnaby, CEO, Planned Parenthood of Delaware
David Paul, Chair, Delaware Healthy Mother and Infant Consortium

WHEN: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Wilmington Westin
818 Shipyard Drive
Wilmington, DE 19801

Bill Signing – House Bill 239 and Senate Bill 78

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 239 with House Amendment 1 and Senate Bill 78. These bills address consent in the state in both educational programming and the health care setting.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Senator Nicole Poore
State Representative Krista Griffith
State Representative Valerie Longhurst
Members of the General Assembly
Melanie Ross Levin, Director, Office of Women’s Advancement and Advocacy, Department of Human Resources
Advocates

WHEN: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
2:30 p.m.

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

 

Wednesday, September 11

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will join police, firefighters and medical personnel on the anniversary of 9/11 for a remembrance ceremony hosted by the Delaware Military Academy in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Captain Michael Howard, United State Navy
Anthony Pullella, Commandant, Delaware Military Academy
Delaware Military Academy cadets
Elected Officials
Members of the Delaware State Police
Firefighters
Medical Personnel
Military service members
Military veterans
Delaware motorcycle clubs

WHEN: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
8:00 a.m.

Visit to Lorewood Grove Elementary School

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit students, teachers, and staff at Lorewood Grove Elementary School in Middletown.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Matthew Burrows, Superintendent, Appoquinimink School District
Members of the General Assembly
Lorewood Grove Elementary School students, teachers, and staff

WHEN: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Lorewood Grove Elementary School
820 Mapleton Avenue
Middletown, DE 19950

Annual Delaware State EMS Awards and Installation Banquet

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Annual Delaware State EMS Awards and Installation Banquet in Dover.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Delaware State EMS Association members

WHEN: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Dover Downs Hotel and Casino
1131 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

 

Thursday, September 12

Village of St. John Dedication

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the dedication of the Village of St. John in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Director Anas Ben Addi, Delaware State Housing Authority
State Senator Harris McDowell
County Executive Matt Meyer, New Castle County
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
The Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Wilmington
Brother Ronald Giannone, Founder, Ministry of Caring
James Baker, President, Village of St. John Board of Directors
Rev. William Lowe, former Interim Dean, Cathedral of St. John
Community Members

WHEN: Thursday, September 12, 2019
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Village of St. John
10 Concord Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19802

 

Friday, September 13

Delaware Volunteer Firefighter Association Appreciation Lunch and House Bill 56 Signing

This event is open to the press.
WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend an appreciation lunch hosted by the Delaware Volunteer Firefighter Association and sign House Bill 56. House Bill 56 names the Delaware portion of U.S. Route 301 between Route 1 and the Delaware Maryland State line as First Responders Memorial Highway.
WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
State Representative Kevin Hensley
Members of the General Assembly
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Members of the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Association

WHEN: Friday, September 13, 2019
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Dover Downs Hotel and Casino
1131 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Ribbon Cutting – Delaware Innovation Space

This event is open to the press.
WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend a ribbon cutting for the Delaware Innovation Space in Wilmington.
WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
State Senator Laura Sturgeon
County Executive Matt Meyer, New Castle County
Linda Cruz-Carnall, Regional Director, U.S. Economic Development Administration
William Provine, President & CEO, Delaware Innovation Space

WHEN: Friday, September 13, 2019
2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware Innovation Space
200 Powder Mill Road
Wilmington, DE 19803





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