Monday, April 20 at 11:30 a.m. — The Senator will deliver the keynote speech for the Delaware Jefferson Awards Ceremony. The Jefferson Awards for Public Service are given at both national and local levels to “ordinary people who do extraordinary things without expectation of recognition.” Hotel DuPont, Gold Ballroom, Wilmington, DE. – Open to press. Contact Nancy Leonard at 302-530-8722.
Tuesday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m. – The Senator will deliver remarks at the Association of American Universities’ Spring Meeting. The Association of American Universities (AAU) is an international organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education. The Four Seasons Georgetown, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC. – Open to press. Contact: Sean Coit at 202-224-0351.
Wednesday, April 22 at 9:00 a.m. – The Senator will attend a Steering Committee meeting to discuss reform of the Elementary and Secondary Schools Act. This discussion will bring together advocacy groups and national organizations to discuss issues critical to the reauthorization of the ESEA and how Senate Democrats can best meet the needs of students across the country. Senate Room 207, Mansfield Room, Washington, D.C. – Open to press. Contact: Sean Coit at 202-224-0351.
Wednesday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. — The Senator will deliver a keynote speech for a World Malaria Day event. This event, hosted by the Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, will bring together a range of speakers and stakeholders united in the fight against this infectious disease. Senate Visitors Center Room 210, Washington, D.C. – Open to press. Contact: Houston Ernst at Houston@globalfight.org.
Thursday, April 23 at 8:30 a.m. – The Senator will speak at a breakfast for the American Chemical Society. The American Chemical Society is a scientific society based in the United States that supports scientific inquiry in the field of chemistry. Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 120, Washington D.C. Open to press. Contact: Ryan Davison at 202-872-6241.
Thursday, April 23 at 5:15 p.m. – The Senator will attend a reception for former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. This event will have a specific focus on Mr. Blair’s Africa Governance Initiative, which supports the effectiveness of governments in Africa. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. – Open to press. Contact: Danielle Gram at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, April 24 at 5:00 p.m. – The Senator will attend the Del-PAC Student Leadership Dinner. Hosted by the University of Delaware’s AIPAC-trained student group, this dinner will bring together more than 100 student leaders and activists from the campus community to discuss Israel and the American-Israeli relationship. Gore Educational Building, South College Avenue, University of Delaware-Newark, DE. – Open to press. Contact: Josh Berkowitz at email@example.com.
Friday, April 24 at 6:15p.m. – The Senator will attend the retirement celebration for Dr. Joseph Pika. Dr. Pika has been an integral part of the University of Delaware’s Political Science and International Relations department since he joined the faculty in 1981. Courtyard Marriot Ballroom at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE. – Closed to press.
Friday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. – The Senator will attend the 11th Annual WOW Awards Celebration. The WOW Awards Celebration is the signature fundraiser of the Delaware HIV Consortium. With a new theme every year, the WOW Awards Celebration recognizes leaders in the field of HIV/AIDS and raises much-needed funds for Delawareans living with the disease. Clarion Hotel, 1612 N. Dupont Highway, New Castle, DE. – Open to press. Contact: Scott MacKenzie at 302-654-5417.
Saturday, April 25 at 9:15 a.m. – The Senator will attend the 2015 Brain Tumor Walk. This annual event benefits the National Brain Tumor Society; proceeds from it support research to find a cure for brain tumors, public policy advocacy, and patient information to make sure that the critical needs of the brain tumor community are being met. Dravo Plaza at the Wilmington Riverfront, 1080 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE. – Open to press.
Saturday, April 25 at 5:30 p.m. – The Senator will attend the 2015 Common Wealth Awards hosted by The PNC Financial Services Group. These awards recognize individuals who have enriched modern society in a range of human endeavors; honorees this year include musician Jon Bon Jovi and actor Edward Norton for Public Service awards, in addition to entrepreneur and founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales for the Mass Communications Award. Hotel DuPont, Wilmington, DE. – For press inquiries, contact: Nicole Berger at firstname.lastname@example.org.