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Governor Carney’s Week: Saturday, October 19 through Friday October 25


Saturday, October 19

University of Delaware vs. University of New Hampshire

This event is open to the press.

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

WHO: Governor John Carney
Community Members

WHEN: Saturday, October 19, 2019
1:00 p.m.

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

 

Historic Marker Unveiling and Dedication

This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the unveiling of a new historical marker in Greenbank Park in Wilmington commemorating the lynching of George White.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
U.S. Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
State Senator Darius Brown
Members of the Delaware Legislative Black Caucus
Matt Meyer, New Castle County Executive
Stephen Marz, Director, Delaware Public Archives
Savannah Shepherd, Student, Sanford High School
State and county officials

WHEN: Sunday, October 20, 2019
3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Greenbank Park
250 Greenbank Road
Wilmington, DE 19808

 

Monday, October 21

Grand Opening of Delaware Technical Community College’s Middletown Center

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the grand opening of Delaware Technical Community College’s new training center in Middletown.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Mark Brainard, President, Delaware Technical Community College
Mayor Kenneth Branner, Middletown
Local officials and legislators
Project contractors and architects
Delaware Technical Community College board members and administrators

WHEN: Monday, October 21
9:45 a.m.

WHERE: 539 N. Cass St.
Middletown, DE 19709

 

Proclamation Signing – Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign a proclamation recognizing the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Hon. Michael Newell, Chief Judge of the Family Court & Chair of the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council
Josette Manning, Secretary, Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families
Robert Coupe, Secretary, Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security
Deputy Commissioner Monrow Hudson, Delaware Department of Correction
Corporal Adrienne Owen, Delaware State Police
Sue Ryan, Executive Director of the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Maureen Monagle, Executive Director of the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council
Marcey Rezac, recipient of the DVCC Outstanding Community Service Award
State Representative Krista Griffith
State Representative Mike Smith
Laura Graham, Esq.
Members of the General Assembly
Representatives from the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Staff members of Domestic Violence Coordinating Council

WHEN: Monday, October 21, 2019
2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Carvel State Building, 12th Floor
820 N. French St.
Wilmington DE 19801

 

Wednesday, October 23

Robert F. Kennedy Funeral Train Art Exhibit and Lecture

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend an exhibition honoring the life and service of Robert F. Kennedy. In 1968, Robert F. Kennedy’s funeral train passed through Newark on its way to Washington, D.C. An iconic photograph of that day shows onlookers at the former Pennsylvania Railroad station, now home to the Newark History Museum. Dutch artist, Rein Jelle Terpstra, will be presenting his years-long project to capture this historic day in the form of videos and photographs taken by the spectators, “The People’s View.”

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Representative Paul Baumbach
Margie Masino, President, Newark Historical Society
Rein Jelle Terpstra, Artist
Community members

WHEN: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Newark Country Club
300 West Main St.
Newark, DE, 19711





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