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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
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
“What are you doing this summer?” The easy answer at Blood Bank of Delmarva is saving lives, and it’s also the theme of this year’s Summer Blood Drive! BBD is launching its 16th annual summer blood donation awareness campaign because, while the need for blood never takes a vacation, blood donations typically drop off during the warmer months.  BBD’s Summer Blood Drive kicks off on Monday, May 21 ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Human Interest
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
Goodwill Industries of Delaware and Delaware Countyhas been announced as one of three local Goodwill® organizations to be designated as a 2017 Center of Excellence.  Beginning in 2001, with the support of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Goodwill Industries International launched the designation to recognize local Goodwill organizations with excellent family strengthening practices. The Goodwill ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, 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
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Visiting Angels of New Castle County is excited to announce its growing relationship with the Highmark Health Options Delaware Long Term Care Medicaid program.  Consumers in Delaware that qualify for the program receive assistance with activities of daily living (ADL’s), such as bathing, toileting, grooming, light housekeeping and meal preparation in the comfort of their own home.  If you qualify, ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
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Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
It is with great pleasure that Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A. (BLS), a certified public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Delaware and Pennsylvania, announces that Marcelo A. Morinigo, Michael H. Abernathy, and Tyler J. Starr have each earned their Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License. Marcelo A. Morinigo, CPA is a Senior Accountant in the firm’s Corporate & International Services ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, May 07, 2018
Learn how to make money in the area of Commercial Small Un-manned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), also known as DRONES.Become a highly sought-after sUAS pilot (Drone Operator), in this fast growing field, soon to be a $100 million industry. Join us for one of our exciting informational meetings. Get in on the ground floor. Pick a date to attend:DATES: Saturdays: May 19th, June 2nd, 9th or 23rd TIME: ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community
Monday, May 07, 2018
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
Year Up’s goal is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with hands-on skills, college level courses, and corporate internships. Year Up is currently in need of Mentors who would like to volunteer one-on-one with one of our students to help guide their professional careers. If you would like to become a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, 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
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
First Baptist Church of Delaware is offering a new program called "Celebrate Recovery," which is a stronger option to  traditional 12-Step recovery programs. It is a Christ-centered recovery program that is designed to assist people with all type of issues, not just substance abuse. Visit https://www.fbcde.com/
Categories: Community
Friday, April 27, 2018
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
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Managing To Succeed Sponsored by the Grow Delaware Fund and SCORE Delaware Supported by            Small businesses start with vision and hard work. As they grow, businesses face tough challenges and unique opportunities.  Many growing businesses fail and studies have shown it is due to lack of “Entrepreneurial IQ (EIQ)” – general and domain-specific business knowledge in: finance, ...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
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
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Olivia Kwiatkowski of Smyrna will always remember the week she spent in Delaware College of Art and Design’s Pre-College Program the summer before her senior year at Caravel Academy. After all, it’s hard to forget something that changed your life.  “One week,” she says, “showed me the potential I had.”  Olivia went on to enroll at DCAD as an undergraduate the following year and complete her ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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