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Governor Carney’s Week: Saturday, October 26 through Friday, November 1


Sunday, October 27

City of Newark’s Halloween Parade

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will participate in the City of Newark’s Halloween Parade.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
U.S. Senator Chris Coons
State Senator Bryan Townsend
State Senator Stephanie Hansen
Members of the General Assembly
Elected Officials
Community members

WHEN: Sunday, October 27, 2019
2:45 p.m.

WHERE: Parade begins at Tyre Avenue and Main Street
Procession down Main Street to College Avenue
Newark, DE 19711

 

Tuesday, October 29

Delaware Farm Bureau ‘Book Barn’ Reading Program

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will read stories to students as part of the Delaware Farm Bureau’s Book Barn program. The Delaware Farm Bureau, in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture, initiated this project to educate students on the importance of farming and agriculture in the everyday lives of Delawareans.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Michael Scuse, Department of Agriculture
Richard Wilkins, President, Delaware Farm Bureau
Jennie E. Smith Elementary School students and staff

WHEN: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Jennie E. Smith Elementary School
142 Brennan Drive
Newark, DE 19713

 

Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will honor individuals and groups with the 2019 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award. The recipients will be recognized for significant contributions, engagement and impact in diverse activities, including mentoring children, supporting people with disabilities, protecting the environment, and assisting seniors, people who are homeless and veterans. The Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards are sponsored by the Office of the Governor, the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of State Service Centers, the State Office of Volunteerism, as well as the Governor’s Commission on Community and Volunteer Service.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Renée Beaman, Director, Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of State Service Centers
Paul Calistro, Chair, Governor’s Commission on Community and Volunteer Services
Honorees
Families, Friends and Nominators

WHEN: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Dover Downs Hotel
1131 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19011

 

Wednesday, October 30

Visit to Lombardy Elementary School

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit a fifth grade class at Lombardy Elementary in Wilmington. Governor Carney was invited on his Instagram Q&A to visit the Lombardy Elementary class who is currently learning about government. Follow the Governor on Instagram @JohnCarneyDE.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Representative Debra Heffernan
State Representative Krista Griffith
Members of the General Assembly
Lombardy Elementary School students, teachers, and staff

WHEN: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Lombardy Elementary School
412 Foulk Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

Thursday, October 31

Proclamation Signing- Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor Carney will sign a proclamation recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Representative Valerie Longhurst
State Representative William Carson
State Senator David Wilson
Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition Staff and Board Members
Advocates

WHEN: Thursday, October 31, 2019
11:30 a.m.

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

 

Trick or Treating at Woodburn

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney will give out candy to trick-or-treaters at Woodburn, the Governor’s Residence, between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Trick-or-treating will take place rain or shine.

WHO: Governor John Carney
First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney
Community Members

WHEN: Thursday, October 31, 2019
5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Woodburn
151 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

 

Friday, November 1

Remarks to Caesar Rodney Rotary Club

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Caesar Rodney Rotary Club’s monthly meeting in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the Caesar Rodney Rotary Club

WHEN: Friday, November 1, 2019
7:30 a.m.

WHERE: University and Whist Club
805 N. Broom Street
Wilmington, DE 19806

 

Senator David McBride’s 21st Annual Community Leaders Night

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at Senator David McBride’s 21st Annual Community Leaders Night in New Castle. This event brings together leaders in the community, elected officials and representatives from various governmental agencies for an opportunity to discuss issues of importance to surrounding communities and the State of Delaware.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator David McBride, President Pro Tempore of the Senate
Elected Officials
Community leaders

WHEN: Friday, November 1, 2019
5:45 p.m.

WHERE: Minquadale Fire Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE





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