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


Saturday, December 7

Claymont Christmas Parade

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will participate in the Claymont Christmas Parade.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected Officials
Community Members

WHEN: Saturday, December 7, 2019
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Maple Lane Elementary School
100 Maple Rd.
Claymont, DE 19703

 

Saturday, December 7

Woodburn Holiday Open House

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney will host a holiday open house at Woodburn, the Governor’s Residence. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the Governor and First Lady, tour Woodburn and Hall House, view holiday decorations, and enjoy holiday treats. The event is free and open to the public.

WHO: Governor John Carney
First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney

WHEN: Saturday, December 7, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. *Governor Carney will arrive around 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Woodburn
151 Kings Highway Southwest
Dover, DE 19901

 

Delaware Farm Bureau 75th Anniversary Celebration

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Delaware Farm Bureau’s 75th Anniversary Celebration at the Del One Center at the Delaware Technical Community College Terry Campus in Dover.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester
Richard Wilkins, President, Delaware Farm Bureau
Officers of the Delaware Farm Bureau
Secretary Michael Scuse, Department of Agriculture
Craig Adams, Director, Nationwide Board of Directors
Ted Bobola, President, Delaware Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee
Rebecca Bobola, Chair, Kent County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee
Robin Talley, District Director, Farm Service Agency
Kasey Taylor, State Conservationist, USDA-NRCS
Holly Porter, Executive Director, Delaware Poultry Industry
Michelle Rodgers, Associate Dean, University of Delaware and Director of Cooperative Extension and Outreach
Doug Crouse, State Program Leader for 4-H,
Bart Gill, Advisor, Delaware FFA
Members of the General Assembly
4-H, FFA, Agriscience students

WHEN: Saturday, December 7, 2019
6:00 p.m

WHERE: Del One Center, Delaware Technical Community College- Terry Campus
100 Campus Dr.
Dover, DE 19904

 

Sunday, December 8

Elsmere Christmas Parade

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will participate in the Elsmere Christmas Parade.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected Officials
Community Members

WHEN: Sunday, December 8, 2019
2:00 p.m.

WHERE: DuPont Rd.
Elsmere, DE 19805

 

Monday, December 9

Wreaths Across America

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Wreaths Across America dedication ceremony on the grounds of Legislative Hall in Dover. Wreaths Across America coordinates wreath-laying ceremonies at more than 1,400 locations throughout the United States.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Brig. Gen. Michael R. Berry, Delaware National Guard
Colonel Michael Peeler, Commander, 436th Operation Group, Dover Air Force Base
David Skocik, President, Delaware Veterans Coalition
State Senator Bruce Ennis
State Representative Earl Jacques
State Representative Bill Carson
State Representative Danny Short
Members of the Delaware National Guard
Students from Holy Cross Elementary School
Elected Officials
Community Members

WHEN: Monday, December 9, 2019
11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Legislative Hall- East Side Parking Lot
Elsmere, DE 19805

 

Tuesday, December 10

Delaware Business Roundtable’s Annual “Breakfast with the Governor”

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Delaware Business Roundtable’s annual “Breakfast with the Governor” event.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Bob Perkins, Executive Director, Delaware Business Roundtable
Members of the Delaware Business Roundtable

WHEN: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
8:00 a.m.

WHERE: Hotel DuPont
42 W. 11th St.
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Delaware Day Dinner

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend this year’s Delaware Day Dinner in New Castle.

WHO: Governor John Carney
First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney
Secretary Jeffrey Bullock, Department of State

WHEN: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Buena Vista
661 S. Dupont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720

 

Thursday, December 12

GEAR P3 Innovation and Efficiency Award Recipients

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor Carney will congratulate the GEAR P3 Innovation and Efficiency Award Recipients.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Rick Geisenberger, Delaware Department of Finance
Jim Myran, GEAR Executive Director
GEAR P3 Innovation and Efficiency Award Winners
Business Community Sponsors

WHEN: Thursday, December 12, 2019
10:00 a.m.

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

 

Family Services Cabinet Council Community Discussion- Wilmington

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor Carney and the Family Services Cabinet Council will hold a community discussion on trauma-informed care at Delaware Technical Community College – George Campus in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Kara Odom Walker, Secretary, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education
Claire DeMatteis, Commissioner, Delaware Department of Correction

WHEN: Thursday, December 12, 2019
6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware Technical Community College – George Campus
300 N Orange Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Friday, December 13

Toys for Tots Holiday Event

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will join Senator Tom Carper at an event benefitting Toys for Tots at Arsht Hall in Wilmington. Toys for Tots is a program run by the U.S. Marine Corps that collects new unwrapped toys and distributes them to families in need during the holiday season.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
Community Members

WHEN: Friday, December 13, 2019
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Arsht Hall
2700 Pennsylvania Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19806





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