Monday, September 29 at 8:45 a.m. – The Senator will be joined by Mayor Dennis Williams to announce the City of Wilmington’s selection in the Department of Justice’s Violence Reduction Network. Joining one of only five cities in the US, the VRN is a new, elite federal network that brings all of the expertise and experience of the federal government – with leaders from former local police who have reduced crime in their communities to help make cities safer. Lobby of Wilmington Train Station, Wilmington, DE – Open to press. Contact Brian P. Cunningham at 302-685-2795.
Monday, September 29 at 11 a.m. – The Senator will attend the Violence Reduction Network official kickoff event. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, 99 New York Avenue, Washington, DC. Open to press. Contact the office of public affairs for Department of Justice, 703-305-0289.
Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30 a.m. – The Senator will attend and give remarks at the Delaware Public Employees Council 81 AFSCME Constitutional Convention. Dover Downs, Dover, DE. – Open to press. Contact Brian P. Cunningham at 302-685-2795.
Tuesday, September 30 at 6 p.m. – The Senator will address the 9th Annual Delaware Trust Conference reception. 2014 Delaware Trust Conference presents a novel approach to wealth planning. This, the ninth annual edition of this premiere trust event, will feature detailed case studies to tell a story of the Delaware Trust advantage. The Hotel DuPont, Wilmington, DE – Closed to press.
Thursday, October 2, at 6 p.m. – The Senator will attend the Cancer Support Community of Delaware fundraiser “Partnering for a Purpose” at Janssen’s Market. The sold out event will feature tastings from local restaurants like The House of William & Merry, Piccolina Toscana and Caffe Gelato. 3801 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE – Open to press. Contact Brian P. Cunningham at 302-685-2795.
Friday, October 3 at 10 a.m. – The Senator will mark National Manufacturing Day with several visits to local manufacturers throughout Delaware. Senator Coons will begin the day touring and meeting employees of Air Liquide’s research and development facility. Sen. Coons will be joined by graduate students from the University of Delaware to gain a clearer understanding of manufacturing process in the future. 200 GBC Drive, Newark, DE – Open to the press. Contact Brian P. Cunningham at 302-685-2795.
Friday, October 3 at 12 p.m. – The Senator will join employees of PPG for lunch and meet with plant head Mitch Magee, chair of Delaware Manufacturing Association. PPG was founded in 1883 as Pittsburgh Plate Glass and is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fiber glass. The PPG factory employs more than 60 people in Delaware. 886 Lynnbury Woods Rd, Dover, DE – Open to press. Contact Brian P. Cunningham 302-685-2795.
Friday, October 3 at 2 p.m. – The Senator will be joined by Delaware Department of Economic Development head Alan Levin and faculty from Polytech adult education program to highlight some of the unique partnerships DEDO has with Hirsh Industries. Hirsh Industries, LLC manufactures and supplies filing, storage, and organization products for personal and commercial use. 1525 McKee Rd, Dover, DE 19904 – Open to press. Contact Brian P. Cunningham 302-685-2795.
Note: Schedule is subject to change.