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Monday, July 16, 2018
Del-One Federal Credit Union is excited to announce the addition of Ronald E. Baron as Chief Financial Officer.  Prior to joining Del-One, Mr. Baron served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Azura Credit Union in Topeka, Kansas.  Mr. Baron’s career also included serving as Chief Financial Officer for two publicly-traded community banks in Virginia and as Senior Vice President ...read more
Monday, July 16, 2018
Del-One Federal Credit Union is excited to announce the addition of John Ricca as Chief Lending Officer.  John brings more than 30 years of experience to Del-One, having served in senior management positions focusing on strategy, management, business planning and operations within residential, consumer and small business lending.  John acquired his experience while part of Sovereign Bank, a 600 ...read more
Monday, July 16, 2018
Today The Commonwealth Group announces the introduction of The Delaware Center for Health and Wellness, a new 40,000 square foot, state-of-the-art medical office building, located at 620 Churchmans Road. Slated for completion in August of 2018 and situated less than two miles east of Christiana Health Care’s Stanton campus, this three story brick and glass structure will feature the latest ...read more
Thursday, July 12, 2018
The Internship Institute — an impact-driven nonprofit dedicated to cultivating opportunity and “Making Experience Matter” through training and development — has launched a new Essential Workplace Skills Online Certification Course for students, veterans, new professionals and those in job transition. The course focuses on five critical soft ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Your reputation matters.At Delaware ShoutOut, we know you want a social media presence you can be proud of. But you don’t know where to start, and you’re tired of struggling through it on your own. You just need help. We believe you deserve a stress-free, hassle-free approach to social media. We also believe you deserve a program that’s effective—attracting customers and making your company ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
     University of Delaware | College of Health Sciences | eNewsView more in your browserSTARs of Health Sciences July 2018Preventing the 'bobblehead effect'    Upper-body strength could reduce brain injury from repeated headers, Tom Kaminski, director of UD's Athletic Training Education Program says in this recent article in Scientific American. ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, July 09, 2018
Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore and the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) are hosting Easterseals annual Caregiver Conference August 29 at the Executive Banquet and Conference Center, 205 Executive Drive in Newark, DE. To register call 302-221-2087 or visit www.tinyurl.com/2018caregiverconference. This is a FREE event.  With the generous ...read more
Thursday, July 05, 2018
                                                                                                                                          Del-One Federal Credit Union was recognized by Forbes as Best In-State Credit Union for Delaware!  Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista, where more than 25,000 people were surveyed for their opinions on current and former banking relationships.  ...read more
Thursday, July 05, 2018
For the month of March, Del-One offered members the opportunity to acquire a debit card for Autism awareness.  A special card design was offered to the membership for a $10 donation to Autism Delaware.  A total of $2,265 was raised through this initiative!  The Del-One Foundation then matched that amount and a check for $4,530 was donated to Autism Delaware.  Special thanks to all of the Del-One ...read more
Thursday, June 28, 2018
On Tuesday, June 19th, Kathie and Erin loaded up Kathie’s SUV with towels and linens donated by Santora CPA Group employees and dropped them off at the Brandywine Valley SPCA in New Castle.
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Bob Chadwick, President of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, today announced that he has appointed Dora Cheatham as Director of the of the New Castle County Economic Development Council. She succeeds Chadwick who served in the position for 11 years prior to becoming Chamber President last month. Ms. Cheatham currently manages the Emerging Enterprise Center – a business incubator and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
As the 1st Annual Delaware Entrepreneurial Summit approaches, the Chamber of Commerce last week announced the winners of the David J. Freschman Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the Entrepreneurial Advocate of the Year Award. The large number of applications received for both awards were narrowed down to the two winners that most demonstrated the characteristics sought by the selection ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, June 25, 2018
 This Email Is Privately Prepared for Our Members Believe it or not, today marks the first day of summer. This year just seems to by flying by, and it's already promotion time! Manufacturer promotions are clustered around major holidays. We don't know why, but we'll take any excuse for a party. And Independence Day is the most major holiday of the first half of the year! The 4th of July makes ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, June 25, 2018
A local family is one step closer to moving into a new home, as the result of a Framing Frenzy recently organized by the Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity.  On Friday, June 22, team members from Dover Federal Credit Union accepted CDHH’s challenge to frame the second story of a home, in just one day.  The framing frenzy erupted from the support of many able hands, and was able to be ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, June 22, 2018
The Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau (GWCVB), New Castle County’s only dedicated tourism marketing organization, announced today the election of new officers to its Board of Directors. With a mission dedicated to generating economic growth, the GWCVB focuses on marketing the area’s rich history, diverse culture and world-class gardens to leisure travelers, while cultivating ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Delmarva Power was recognized by Edison Electric Institute (EEI) for its contributions to the unprecedented emergency power restoration mission in Puerto Rico following Hurricanes Irma and Maria last September.   Delmarva Power, along with Exelon companies Atlantic City Electric, Baltimore Gas & Electric, ComEd, PECO, and Pepco, were recognized with the special 2018 Emergency Assistance Awards ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
                                                                                                Blood Bank of Delmarva (BBD) has declared a blood emergency. The organization is asking people across the state to donate blood to help replenish the blood supply.    It takes at least 350 donors per day to supply the 19 local hospitals throughout the Delmarva Peninsula with the blood they need for ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The blood supply is critically low and Blood Bank of Delmarva needs the community to give blood. The blood type most critical is O Negative, O Positive, B Negative and B Positive. During the summer months, we have a significant decrease in blood and platelet donations with high schools and colleges on break and many donors busy and not giving blood. We need your help! Please call 1-888-8-BLOOD-8 ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, June 11, 2018
AAA Club Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas C. Wiedemann as Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1, 2018.  Wiedemann replaces Bernhard “Berni” Koch, who had been with the organization since 2002 and had served as CEO since 2012.  AAA Club Alliance, Inc. is the third largest AAA club in the national AAA federation and serves more than six million members in Connecticut, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Harmony Drones has been registered as a low altitude aerial service provider and has received approval to fly directly for the state of Delaware. The drone company, owned by Robert D. Reid of Delaware, is now able to perform services for state entities including school districts, the Delaware Department of Transportation, the Department of Energy, Public Works, Police, Fire Companies and more. ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, May 21, 2018
The Board of Directors of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce has named Bob Chadwick as President.Chadwick, an 11 year veteran of the Chamber, has served as Acting President since the resignation of former President Mark Kleinschmidt in November of 2017.  Previously, Chadwick was Executive Vice President of the Chamber as well as Director of the Chamber’s New Castle County Economic ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Weber Gallagher is opening a new office in Delaware and is pleased to welcome Stephen F. Dryden to the firm’s partnership. Dryden, who will head the New Castle office, has practiced law in Delaware and Pennsylvania for more than 30 years. New Castle will be the firm’s tenth office, and will have attorneys from our General Liability and Workers’ Compensation Groups. Dryden defends general ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Placers staffing has had a great start to 2018! We welcomed several new team members to our staff, and as our family grows, so does our ability to help more businesses with staffing and talent solutions. More recently, we have been making an effort to engage with our community and support organizations that are making a positive impact in our area. In March, Placers staffing hosted its annual ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
It is with great pleasure that MagnifaSkin MedSpa, a full service Medspa offering medical skin care, lasers, injectables, hair restoration, stem cell facials and much more, announces its grand opening on May 19th.   MagnifaSkin MedSpa on Concord Pike in Wilmington will open its doors to anyone in search of enhancing their natural beauty. In an industry full of superficial claims on beauty ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Within the last two years, QTrak has become recognized as the premiere package tracking app for its lightweight, user-friendly interface that allows any industry to take control of their internal package management. In 2017, we gained valuable market exposure in university mailrooms, professional sports stadiums and venues, the corporate sector, and centers for healthcare. This year, we ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, May 07, 2018
MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company, an authentic Neapolitan restaurant with a mission to bring friends together, has announced the grand opening on Friday, May 11 with Free 12” Neapolitan Margherita Pizzas for all guests from 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM. MidiCi features high quality, delicious wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas made with Non-GMO dough and other Italian culinary delights including salads, ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Premier Physical Therapy & Sports Performance would like to announce the addition of Angie Dickerson-Schnatz, PT, OCS, CHT to our Kirkwood Hwy clinic location! Angie is an upper extremity specialist who is a Certified Hand Therapist as well as a residency trained Orthopedic Certified Specialist treating only Shoulders,Elbows, Wrists and Hands for 16 years. Angie graduated in 1998 from the ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, April 27, 2018
University Office Plaza has had great recent success with their small space program! They are renting small suites to start-ups, techies, insurance agencies, attorneys, e-commerce companies, hospice companies, nonprofits, healthcare and service providers, and many more! They accommodate all of their tenants by building the space out to their desired specifications and their rental rates are ...read more
Categories: 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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