Rita Landgraf, Secretary
Jill Fredel, Director of Communications
302-255-9047, Pager 302-357-7498
Date: July 24, 2014
|WHO: WHO:||Delaware Governor Jack Markell, Legislative Sponsors, Delaware Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health, Office of Animal Welfare, Delaware Animal Welfare Task Force, animal protection organizations, and cats and dogs, will attend.|
Office of Animal Welfare bill signing ceremony. Four bills will be signed:
|WHEN:||Thursday, July 31, 2014, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.|
Delaware Humane Association
701 A Street, Wilmington, DE, 19801
In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held inside the new building, currently under construction, at the same address. Directions at: www.dehumane.org.
The Honorable Jack Markell, Governor, State of Delaware
The Honorable Patricia Blevins, Delaware Senate Pro Tempore
Rita Landgraf, Secretary, Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS)
Karyl T. Rattay, MD, MS, Director, Division of Public Health, DHSS
Hetti Brown, Executive Director, Delaware Office of Animal Welfare
Ledy Vankavage, Senior Legislative Attorney, Best Friends Animal Society
Special state legislator guests who advocate for animal welfare
|VISUALS:||Cats and dogs as part of animal welfare bill signing|
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Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.