News

Results Found: 40
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Wilmington, DE - Wilmington Wealth Solutions Practice Bassett, Dawson and Foy, Inc. located at 1011 Centre Rd., Suite 110, Wilmington, DE., is hosting its seventh annual tax season client document shredding event. New this year is an antique car show (Automobiles provided by the Brandywine Region Of The Antique Automobile Club Of America) along with free shredding of documents (four box limit).  ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Delaware faces a literacy crisis. According to (Department of Education and American Community Survey), only 37% of public school children within our promise communities (some of our most vulnerable neighborhoods) are reading at the appropriate level when they enter fourth grade. And in Wilmington, the fourth-grade literacy rate is a jaw dropping 18%. Experts say that if a child is not reading on ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Delaware Moving and Storage is very pleased to have started a new segment of their business called, COWS (Container on Wheels).  This division works hand in hand with their present client base.  COWS has been able to employ several additional COW drivers and the community has received their COWS with open arms.  All COWS are presently in the pasture serving clients very well.   They have ordered ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Happy birthday to Delaware ShoutOut, which turned four years old this April! Delaware ShoutOut’s mission is to take the time and stress out of your social media marketing—all while creating a program you can be proud of. Delaware ShoutOut believes you deserve a hassle-free approach to social media. Over the last four years, the company has helped hundreds of leaders transform their brand identity ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
      Driving for a Fee? Thinking of making money through ride sharing by driving for UBER or LYFT? This could present a real problem for you with regards to your PERSONAL AUTO POLICY.   WE WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY TRUSTED CHOICE, AN INSURANCE COMMUNICATION FIRM.   Ride sharing is becoming more common around the state and the nation. Capitalizing on the new ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Harvey Hanna & Associates Submits Exploratory Plan for Redevelopment of Former General Motors Plant in Wilmington, DelawareLeading Commercial Real Estate Developer Plans to Transform Dormant GM Site Into Modern Business & Distribution Campus Wilmington, Del. (April 16, 2018) — Harvey Hanna & Associates, Inc., a leading Delaware-based commercial real estate redevelopment firm , today announced it ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
On Saturday, April 21, more than 250 local Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners will “make change happen” as they volunteer to improve New Castle County’s Southern Elementary School and William “Hicks” Anderson Community Center as part of the 17th annual Comcast Cares Day. This year, volunteers will also be part of a significant milestone of Comcast ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  Hi, . Here are your Articles for Wednesday, April 11, 2018.Is this email not displaying correctly?View this in your browserWill WebberKeller Williams(302) 354-0600willwebber1@aol.com56 W. Main St Suite 101 Newark, DE 19702  COMCAST TV CommercialMy BlogTestimonialsMy Website My VideosHi, . Here are your Articles for Wednesday, April 11, 2018.Is This Your Situation: Want to Reduce Financial ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Delaware Volunteer Firefighter Association is First in Delaware to Transform First Responder Communications with FirstNetNew Technologies Expand Our Capabilities to Better Serve Delawareans  The Delaware Volunteer Firefighter Association (DVFA) is giving our firefighters a much-needed technology upgrade with FirstNet – a lifesaving communications platform. This move lets us take advantage of ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
The Blood Bank of Delmarva is issuing an urgent call today for blood and platelet donors to give now to help address a winter blood donation shortage. O negative and Platelet blood donations, in particular, are critically needed right now. Severe winter weather with snow storms has had a tremendous impact on blood donations. More than 12 blood drives have been canceled in March causing more ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Retailer Excellence Award Winners Announced at Global Pet Expo Orlando, Fla. (March 22, 2018)—Pet Business, Wholesalepet.com and the organizers of Global Pet Expo recognized eight outstanding pet specialty retailers at the seventh-annual Retailer Excellence Awards presentation at Global Pet Expo 2018.   This year’s winner for Merchandising & Store Design Excellence is:Riverfront PetsRiverfront ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Saturday, March 24, 2018
When Kelicia Pitts became the first-ever galleries and events manager at the Delaware College of Art and Design this year, it was a kind of homecoming. Pitts had grown up in Claymont – she’s a member of the Mount Pleasant High School Class of 1996 – but wasn’t sure she’d ever live near home again after moving to Philadelphia.Experience as a fine art model and as an abstract and street art gallery ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 22, 2018
The art of fruit and vegetable carving has its roots in the age of the Chinese Tang Dynasty (AD 618-906) and Sung Dynasty (AD 960-1279). This exquisite craft has been slowly developed and refined over the years throughout Asia, Europe and eventually America. Unfortunately, in today’s fast-paced world, this art form has been on a decline. Many chefs prefer to take the easier way out by using edible ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Over the past 2 years, Chamber member, NERDiT NOW has definitely been growing, and they are are only looking to grow more. From their 2 bedroom apartment and old 1986 Ford E350 Baltimore Ravens Tailgating ambulance, they have definitely grown to having two newer fleet vehicles and a store front. This came about because Chris Marchak from the Chamber, told NERDiT NOW that it would be a good move! ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Newark has been recognized as the Greenest City in Delaware by Insurify! This award recognizes the contributions of Newark residents towards minimizing the city’s carbon footprint through responsible car ownership and driving habits.   To create the list of winners, Insurify’s data scientists analyzed over 1.5 million vehicles input into their site by auto insurance shoppers. They analyzed ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, March 19, 2018
Nemours has recently launched their #RunNemours program – that means that Nemours has recently become a charity partner with several races across the Delaware Valley as well as runDisney! Opportunities include the chance to sign up for these races as part of the #RunNemours team to raise awareness and funds for different Nemours programs and services. For some races, participants will receive ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
This is not a sordid tale of ill repute or a clandestine affair but a true story about the life and rebirth of B18. For those individuals familiar with the Goodwill Fire Company in Old New Castle, you know who B18 is, better yet, what she is. B18 is the Basic Life Support Ambulance put into service in 2006. She was the primary ambulance during the approximate years of ’06 to 2012 when she was ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Thursday, March 08, 2018
An important goal of the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences is to improve the health of Delawareans, doing so through education, research, care, service, and innovation. Led by its Dean Kathleen Matt, the college is leading a bevy of community engagement efforts in partnership with support groups and community members throughout the state.  In its innovative STAR Health Sciences ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
During the 2017-18 Season, the Grand Opera House will serve more than 35,000 young people and their families with curriculum-based school matinees; music and dance classes; story-oriented children’s theater; and interactive arts events in neighborhood schools and parks, all of which are offered heavily subsidized and even free. We also have recently announced the addition of sensory friendly ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Non-Profit organizations, like New Castle County Chamber of Commerce member, ServiceSource Delaware (SSDE), are typically on the “receiving” side of the giving equation. However, participants in the organization’s Riverfront Community Center Program are putting a different spin on the “it’s better to give than receive” adage. These individuals with disabilities, through their volunteer ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce and its members have helped Exceptional Care for Children Shannon McLaughlin, Director of External Affairs for Exceptional Care for Children said, "We have been introduced so many amazing small businesses that have helped our organization share its mission with the state of Delaware and also the region. From event sponsorships to silent auction items to ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, March 02, 2018
Several times a year, Boulden Brothers runs company-wide campaigns to raise money for organizations that have touched their hearts. Organizations that Boulden Brothers has supported include: The Ronald McDonald House - Boulden Brothers donated proceeds from every gallon of propane sold from their truck   Folds of Honor - Over the last two years Boulden Brothers, along with the help of our ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, March 02, 2018
New Castle County Chamber of Commerce member, The Westin Hotel, is being seen by a local non-profit organization as having taken centerstage in proving just how beneficial the hospitality industry can be in assisting Delaware high school students with disabilities transition from school to the work world. The Westin has partnered with the ServiceSource Delaware (SSDE) Pre-Employment Transition ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, March 01, 2018
                                                                                                                       HIGH SCHOOL CONGRESSResolve The National Debt Crisis! This Is A Precise Simulation Of What Haunts Government And Nation And A Vital Public Service Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm, April 28, 2018 at Villanova University “Legislative Staff” Care Of STATESMAN DEBATE INSTITUTE Dr Joseph ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Human Interest
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Throughout its 33-year history, Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc. has built a solid reputation for excellence. This is due, in no small part, to a corporate culture that recognizes itself as an integral part of the community. In the last year alone, the company has hosted canned food drives for local food pantries, donated dozens of cozy pajamas and books for children in the state’s foster ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Easterseals provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities.  Easterseals is able to offer employment training and support to hard workers like Taryn thanks to the strong support of community business partners like Capital One, Discover, Bank of America and ...read more
Categories: Community
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Waggies by Maggie & Friends Earns $10,000 Grand Prize in M&T Bank’s ‘Understanding What’s Important Business Challenge’      M&T marks “Giving Tuesday” with charitable gifts for five organizations in new initiative that celebrates community impact of local businesses   BUFFALO, N.Y.; November 28, 2017—To celebrate Giving Tuesday, a global day to give back, M&T Bank announced Waggies by ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, February 23, 2018
Eighteen year-old Megan Roesser, a senior at Ursuline Academy, became inspired after learning about a program headed by Wilmington Police Lieutenant Dan Selekman and four other officers to strengthen Wilmington’s West Center City neighborhood by providing a variety of supportive services. Megan realized there was a great need for low-income families and homeless people to have access to ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Out of the Ordinary Catering does a great deal to help and be active in the community. Beginning In June Out of the Ordinary Catering volunteered at the Urban Promise Summer Camp In Wilmington Delaware every Monday.  On that day, they did a cooking demo, in which Catering Director, Robert Clayton, taught the kids how to make easy healthy snacks. He also taught them some front of the house skills ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Environmental stewardship is at the very heart of the NaturaLawn® of America mission. NaturaLawn® president, Phil Catron founded the company in the 80s as a response to the traditional, chemical lawn care companies that were using pesticides irresponsibly and polluting our waterways. He knew that there had to be a way to deliver quality lawn care while remaining environmentally ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Anne Eidschun, Director/Owner  of Griswold Home Care in New Castle County, awarded a Jean Griswold Foundation Grant to the Newark Senior Center for their “Meeting of Minds”  Program, which is a social group for people coping with early stages of dementia and Alzheimer’s.  A grant was also awarded to the  Brandywine Village Network in New Castle County which is designed to help older adults remain ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
In today’s economic environment change is inevitable whether it is in the downsizing of DuPont or the closure of a small business in Smyrna. However, making the shift from a full-time gig with a regular paycheck to starting your own business oftentimes begins with a lot of passion. Antionette Blake, mother of two sons, and a wife of 27+ years understands this all too well. A 20-year employee in ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Our Community Salutes (OCS) is a non-profit organization created to recognize high school seniors (and their parents) who have chosen to enlist in the military after graduation. The Delaware Chapter, Association of the U.S. Army, a New Castle County Chamber of Commerce member, organized the first ‘Our Community Salutes Delaware’ event in 2012, and this year they will celebrate our 7th Annual ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
 Employees of Del-One FCU and volunteers of the Del-One Foundation gathered gloves, hats, scarves, coats, and other items to benefit Code Purple Kent County. This organization was chosen as an initiative for 2017 by the Del-One Foundation Board. In addition to the winter weather gear donation, the Del-One Foundation also sponsored the Firefly clean up through Code Purple, and was able to ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
How time flies! This June marks the 10th anniversary at Sherm’s Catering. My team and I are deeply grateful for this past decade and owe our success to the support of local community members and businesses. Organizations such as the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce deserve special recognition, as they empower struggling startups and small businesses with the necessary tools to thrive. I am ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
New personnel in several key positions are leading the Delaware College of Art and Design in new directions in an intentional effort to grow DCAD’s enrollment and prioritize community programming and relationships that will enrich the city’s Creative District and aid the broader effort to revitalize its downtown.  President John Hawkins, who has been serving as the interim leader of the College ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, January 22, 2018
National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day is celebrated each year on January 9 and Sonitrol Security is a proud supporter of the nationwide effort.   In 2018, Sonitrol Security of Delaware Valley team members visited local police departments in Delaware, New Jersey and Philadelphia with breakfast or lunch.   According to Joe Allen, Vice-President/Owner, Sonitrol Security of Delaware Valley “It ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, January 19, 2018
Highlights:8th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K – Newport (KIDS Fund 5K Series)2nd Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K – Dewey Beach (KIDS Fund 5K Series)Movies on TapOperation Warm NewportCorporate Giving Initiative (Sponsorships, Events, Giving) Harvey, Hanna & Associates (HHA) commitment to the community remained strong in 2017. From hosting and coordinating the annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K Series, to ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Janet Killian, President, Gemini Janitorial Services is very Janet Killian, President, Gemini Janitorial Services is very involved in organizations that help those less fortunate in our community. She believes in giving back since she has been given so much. She serves on the Executive Guild Board for the Ministry of Caring. The Ministry of Caring is a community-based nonprofit organization ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, December 15, 2017
WILMINGTON, Del. (Dec. 14, 2017) – Sandra Kingsberry James of DuPont has been elected to the Delaware College of Art and Design Board of Trustees. She will serve a term through Jan. 30, 2020.  “Sandra brings 20 years of corporate experience to our board,” said trustee chairman Thomas J. Shopa. “We are delighted to have her expertise in reputation management and communications to support our ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Copyright 2016 New Castle County Chamber of Commerce