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Tuesday, December 01, 2020
DEXSTA offered a Sharing Thanksgiving raffle to all their membership. Members got involved by purchasing tickets. All tickets were entered for a chance to win a Thanksgiving basket as well as a gift card to a local grocery store to assist them with their own Thanksgiving meal. DEXSTA collected $1,362. All proceeds were donated to the Sunday Breakfast Mission to provide turkey dinners for their ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, November 19, 2020
DEXSTA Federal Credit Union held a winter clothing drive, encouraging members and team members to bring in their gently used cold weather clothing and donate it for a good cause. The response was tremendous! DEXSTA received over 350 clothing items including, coats, hats, scarfs, gloves, hoodies, socks, and snow pants. All items have been donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Delaware. DEXSTA would ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, November 19, 2020
 If you are like many people caring for an aging loved one, take the time to check in with them this holiday season, whether you live close by, are separated by hundreds of miles or are separated due to COVID. It is more important now than ever before as visits have become less frequent due to restrictions. Although the distance may change, the responsibility and dedication as a caregiver remain ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Looking for Work? Land a new job with Goodwill! Goodwill is more than just retail, and they're hiring for roles that will last beyond the holiday season.  Plus they're offering cool perks like a one-time sign-on bonus Check out their featured jobs and apply! Click this link to apply:  https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs?clientkey=2A96C43F5840E889002B2E7643692510 Here are some of ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
AT&T* continues to invest in Delaware, giving FirstNet subscribers and other customers in the First State another boost in mobile broadband connectivity.   In Kent County, AT&T turned on a new site in the town of Hartly that provides coverage along the border between Delaware and Maryland, as well as along Routes 44 and 11. Another new site in Kent County will cover the towns of Staytonville, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, November 13, 2020
Local hospitals and hospital systems including ChristianaCare, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and the Wilmington VA Medical Center are joining forces with Blood Bank of Delmarva (BBD) to increase blood donations. Temporary blood shortages are not uncommon during summer and winter holidays each year, but the pandemic has created a chronic shortage across the country that shows no ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware (Highmark) understands the unexpected challenges this year has brought to its customers across Delaware. In light of these challenges, Highmark will issue its small and large group fully-insured customers a one-time medical premium credit in the amount of the group’s December premium. Small and large group customer invoices for December will indicate ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
There are a lot of heroes that have helped America get through the COVID-19 pandemic. Hospital staff, first responders and so many more whose acts have made a difference in so many lives. However, there are a number of other heroes who do not wear capes, who do not have notoriety, who also make a huge difference in their loved one’s life. These are unpaid family caregivers. At Easterseals, they ...read more
Friday, November 06, 2020
Round 2 Application Opening Nov. 9 Round 2 deadline is Nov. 20. All eligible nonprofits are encouraged to apply. This includes nonprofits that started an application in Round I, but have not yet completed and submitted it. If you have not previously used the DCF grant portal, please create a new account. Once logged in, click “Apply” at the top of the page, and you will find the Delaware ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, November 05, 2020
The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, New Castle County Chamber of Commerce. Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce and the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce announce the opening of competition for the 2021 State of Delaware’s To apply, fill out the application on the back of this form or create a document that covers the three main areas listed and submit it by December 15, 2020 per the ...read more
Categories: #DelBizSuccess, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, November 05, 2020
Staples is setting up a Business Directory at StaplesConnect.com for businesses that support our local communities. This is free advertising for business owners on the Staples Connect website, and select businesses will be Spotlighted via in-store advertising for the Holiday Season.  to start the process Any interested businesses should email Marshall Belcher, Marketing Manager, at ...read more
Categories: #DelBizSuccess, Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Shop for a cause with boutiques throughout the state!   Join the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition and Boutiques throughout the State of Delaware for a virtual boutique week.  Starting November 9th through the 12th, join us each evening at 7 to 8 P.M. and shop for a cause! A percentage of proceeds will be donated to the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. November 9th: Blooming ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, November 02, 2020
DART will hold its 23rd annual “Stuff The Bus” Thanksgiving Food Drive throughout the State starting on November 9 and ending on November 14, with a goal of collecting 20 tons of non-perishable food for Delawareans in need of food assistance.  And, we need the public’s help to achieve the goal.    “Stuff The Bus” will be collecting food at seven sites throughout the State.  The site ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 02, 2020
On Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, DART is offering free rides to Veterans on all Statewide bus services, all day.Veterans displaying a Veteran’s ID card (this would also cover spouses and partners) or DD 214 can ride for free on all DART bus services.  
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article, Human Interest
Monday, November 02, 2020
Be a Smart Shopper for ACA Health InsuranceThe annual open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace has arrived. From November 1 through December 15, individuals and families across Delaware can choose from a range of high-quality, affordable health insurance options that are tailored to meet their particular health needs. If you don’t have health coverage through your ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest, General News Article
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Rafael Zahralddin, Director and Chair of Elliott Greenleaf, P.C.,’s Commercial Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice, has been recognized twice in 2020 as one of the Philadelphia region’s top leaders and lawyers by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Following the publication’s August 2020 recognition of Mr. Zahralddin as a Minority Business Leader, he has now been recognized as one of the ...read more
Categories: #DelBizSuccess, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, October 23, 2020
Thank you for everything you’re doing to keep us safe. AAA want to help keep you safe too. AAA is introducing a new product to offer our local heroes a little peace of mind as they work to keep our communities safe and healthy. The new offer for first responders and healthcare professionals includes 50% off primary dues for new Members and Car Care savings and one free associate membership for ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, October 23, 2020
  Light show runs for six weeks on Wilmington’s RiverfrontWhat started as drive-in concerts, progressed to fall drive-in movies, and now The Grand is thrilled to turn on the lights around town with a new holiday activity sure to be enjoyed by generations of your family.  The Winter in Wilmington Drive-Thru Holiday Light Show opens Black Friday, November 27 and runs through Sunday, January 3, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, October 05, 2020
WILMINGTON, DE - October 1, 2020 - In support of social justice and racial equity, AAA Club Alliance Inc. is pleased to announce its financial support of organizations across our service area who are making a difference in local communities. REACH Riverside has been selected for support. "AAA Club Alliance is the third largest AAA club in the national AAA federation and serves more than six ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Farmers of Salem, a regional mutual insurance company founded in Salem County, N.J., in 1851, is relocating to Wilmington in 2021 and bringing 52 jobs to the city. An additional five jobs will be added by the company, which prides itself on providing superior service with personal attention, over the following three years.  Farmers of Salem plans to invest close to $5.6 million in the purchase ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
ODESSA, DE/NEW YORK, NY, December 10, 2019: Epic Marketing Consultants Corporation, a full-service marketing and advertising agency, today announced that entrepreneur and bestselling author Peter Shankman has joined the company as Futurist in Residence.  “We’re thrilled to have Peter on board,” says Nancy Dibert, CEO of Epic Marketing. “Peter brings fresh ideas, tremendous knowledge of ...read more
Categories: #DelBizSuccess, Press Release
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