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Governor Carney’s Week: Saturday, September 14 through Friday, September 20


Saturday, September 14

32nd Annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will participate in the 32nd Annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup in Wilmington. The Cleanup spans the First State’s 97-mile eastern coastline and includes river and ocean shorelines as well as wetland and watershed areas. About 1,500 volunteers, including Scout troops, 4-H clubs, businesses, families and individuals, are expected statewide, with more than 45 sites in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Shawn Garvin, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
State Representative Debra Heffernan
State Representative Ray Seigfried
Delaware Coastal Cleanup Volunteers

WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 2019
10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Fox Point State Park
Lighthouse Road
Wilmington, DE 19809

 

University of Delaware vs. North Dakota State

This event is open to the press.

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

WHO: Governor John Carney
Community Members

WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 2019
1:00 p.m.

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

 

 

Sussex County Jamboree

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Sussex County Jamboree in Lewes.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
U.S. Senator Chris Coons
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
Members of the General Assembly
Elected Officials
Community Members

WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 2019
3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Cape Henlopen State Park, Main Pavilion
15099 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE 19958

 

 

Sunday, September 15

Wilmington Hispanic Heritage Festival and Parade

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Wilmington Hispanic Heritage Festival and Parade in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected Officials
Community Members

WHEN: Sunday, September 15, 2019
1:00 p.m.

WHERE: W. 4th Street & Bancroft Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19805

 

 

Monday, September 16

Bill Signing – House Bill 77, House Bill 78, and Senate Bill 47

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 77 with House Amendment 1, House Bill 78 with House Amendment 1, and Senate Bill 47 with Senate Amendment 1. House Bill 77 with House Amendment 1 consolidates the crime of home invasion with existing burglary statutes. House Bill 78 with House Amendment 1 modifies the carjacking sections and embeds them within the existing robbery statutes to remove duplication from the code. Senate Bill 47 with Senate Amendment 1 simplifies Delaware’s drug code with a goal of providing more fairness in its application.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Senator Elizabeth Lockman
State Senator Dave Sokola
State Representative Stephanie T. Bolden
State Representative Franklin Cooke
Members of the General Assembly
Attorney General Kathy Jennings
Lisa Minutola, Chief of Legal Services, Office of Defense Services
Advocates

WHEN: Monday, September 16, 2019
3:30 p.m.

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

 

 

13th Annual Bobby Quillen Memorial Pace

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the 13th Annual Bobby Quillen Memorial Pace in Harrington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Michael Scuse, Delaware Department of Agriculture
Community Members

WHEN: Monday, September 16, 2019
6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Harrington Raceway
18500 South DuPont Highway
Harrington, DE 19952

 

 

Tuesday, September 17

Kent County Economic Summit

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the 13th Annual Kent County Economic Summit in Dover. The purpose of the summit is to advance the common goal of improving the economic life in Kent County, Delaware.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Mark Brainard, President, Delaware Technical Community College
Community Members

WHEN: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Delaware Technical Community College, Terry Campus
Education and Technology Building, Del-One Conference Center
Dover, DE 19904

 

 

Thursday, September 19

Investiture Ceremony for Judge Meghan Adams Perry

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the investiture ceremony for Judge Meghan Adams Perry in Wilmington.
WHO: Governor John Carney
Meghan Adams Perry, Superior Court Judge, State of Delaware

WHEN: Thursday, September 19, 2019
3:45 p.m.

WHERE: Leonard L. Williams Justice Center, Courtroom 8B
500 N. King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

 

Friday, September 20

Bill Signing – House Bill 241

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 241. This bill expands the composition of the Employment First Oversight Commission, by adding the Director of the Division for Visually Impaired and the Director of the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Representative Debra Heffernan
Members of the General Assembly
Cindy Sterling, Chair, Employment Oversight Commission
John McNeal, Director, State Council for Persons with Disabilities
Kyle Hodges, Policy Director, State Council for Persons with Disabilities
Members of the State Council for Persons with Disabilities
Advocates

WHEN: Friday, September 20, 2019
2:00 p.m.

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





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