Annual Dinner

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Name: Annual Dinner
Date: March 12, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Event Description:
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    Our 96th Annual Dinner will be a celebration of the critical role that our businesses have played in building stronger and more vibrant communities. This year's Keynote Speaker, Longwood Foundation, President Thère du Pont, will be joining us in this celebration and addressing the most pressing challenges our communities will face in the years ahead.

Thère du Pont
Thère is President of the Longwood Foundation, a private foundation principally supporting charitable organizations in the state of Delaware and southern Chester County, Pennsylvania.  He currently serves on the boards of WSFS Financial Corporation and Burris Logistics and is an ex-officio member of the DowDupont Board.  At WSFS, he is the Lead Director and Chairs the Governance & Nominating Committee.  He has been on DuPont’s Board since 2006 where he chaired the Audit Committee for five years and has served as a member of the Science & Technology, Governance, and Compensation Committees (at various intervals). He is Board Chair of the Community Education Building in Wilmington.  In 2007 and 2008, he served as Senior Vice President, Operations and Chief Financial Officer of, a leading online provider of health, beauty, vision and pharmacy products.  Prior to that, Mr. du Pont served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Wawa, Inc., a chain of food markets on the east coast.  He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration from Stanford University.

Event Sponsors:
  • AAA Mid-Atlantic, Inc.
  • Discover Bank
  • University of Delaware - College of Health Sciences
  • Allen Insurance Group
  • Comcast Business
  • Comcast Cable of New Castle County
  • Comcast Spotlight
  • Delaware City Refining Company LLC
  • Delmarva Power
  • DowDuPont
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • TD Bank
  • The Chemours Company
  • McConnell Johnson Real Estate, LLC
  • WSFS Bank
  • Wilmington University
  • Aloysius Butler & Clark
  • Boulden Brothers
  • fitz
  • IFS Insurance
  • AT&T Services, Inc.
  • M&T Bank
  • SUEZ Water Delaware
  • Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A.
  • Ted's Montana Grill
  • Incyte
  • Sigma Data Systems, Inc.
  • Barclaycard US
  • Wells Fargo
  • University of Delaware - College of Health Sciences
Chase Center on the Riverfront
Date/Time Information:
Monday, March 12th, 2018
5:00- 8:30pm

5:00 - 5:45 pm -  Networking Reception/ Sponsor Reception
6:00 - Opening Remarks
6:30 - Dinner & Program
Contact Information:
(302) 737-4343
Member Attendee- $185
Non-Member Attendee- $225
Member Reserved Table of 8- $1,850
(includes half pg program ad)
Non-Member Reserved Table of 8- $2,225
(includes half pg program ad)
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