News for Community

Thursday, September 24, 2020
This summer, Cancer Care Connection became an affiliate of Jewish Family Services of Delaware, broadening the support services that both organizations provide.   Cancer Care Connection’s services often start with a free telephone call to one of our oncology social workers for information, resources and support addressing the emotional impact of cancer.  A call may be a simple question and last ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
On September 26, the Wilmington Fire Department is scheduled to hold the fourth annual blood drive in memory of brave firefighters Jerry Fickes, Ardythe Hope and Christopher Leach lost in the line of duty.   The Blood Bank of Delmarva and the Wilmington Fire Department need your help to fill this blood drive. With high school and college blood drive on hiatus, that has meant a 25 percent ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Community
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore recently received a $25,000 grant through Discover Bank to support its Supported Employment program – a program which opens the door to meaningful work and competitive wages in the community for adults with intellectual disabilities, while providing employers with dedicated, productive employees. Each year, Easterseals partners with over 60 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, September 17, 2020
On Friday, September 18, 2020, 1:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.at the 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington, a cadre of speakers will present the TEDxGoldeyBeacomCollegeSalon on Sports Psychology. The event is organized by Dr. Dan Young, Director of GBC’s Doctor of Business Administration program.   The event will comply with all CDC Best Practices including social distancing of chairs, taking of temperatures at ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
This fall, most schools are going back remotely!So you have to juggle kids, school work, breakfast, lunches and dinner + your work, the house , sports , etc. We are here to help give you a break for lunch. All you will just have to order online and the great food from your award winning caterer will be at your doorstep.  Let us help with the daily lunches + a snack!5 Children's Meals + 5 ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, August 31, 2020
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware is pleased to announce it will be hosting a back to school webinar in partnership with ChristianaCare on September 2, called “Back to School & Supporting Your Positive Well-being in the ‘New’ School Year.” “Knowing that the COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for schools, Highmark Delaware and ChristianaCare are joining forces to ensure ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Monday, August 31, 2020
Highmark Inc. is helping schools navigate the new, uncharted school year by donating Back-to-School Toolkits containing personal protective equipment and resources to school districts across Delaware and Pennsylvania.   “With the 2020-21 academic year presenting unprecedented challenges, we are stepping up our efforts to help schools create a positive and safe learning environment—whether ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A. (BLS), a certified public accounting and consulting firm, has been awarded the 2020 Top Workplace honor by The News Journal for the 12th consecutive year. The Top Workplace list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by The News Journal’s partner, Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey measures unique drivers of engaged ...read more
Categories: #DelBizSuccess, Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Goodwill is hosting a series of occupationally specific Job Fairs in partnership with the Delaware Department of Labor!    9:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.      THE GOODWILL CENTER 300 East Lea Blvd.  Wilmington, DE 19802CLICK HERE FOR MAP    ·     Facial coverings must be worn·     Temperature screenings·     Limited occupancy·     Social distancing·     Frequent disinfection of high touch ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Goldey-Beacom College (GBC) today announced that all undergraduate classes are now online. Graduate and doctoral classes are already 100 percent online.  “Although we optimistically planned for the return of our students to the classroom this fall,” said Dr. Colleen Perry Keith, “we have been ready for this abrupt change.”  Until today, the College planned to use a hybrid format. Over the last ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Northeast Early Learning Center, LLC has acquired God’s Gift, Thirst2Learn Child Development Center, LLC, a Childcare/Pre-school & Before/After Program. The newly named center, Thirst2Learn Child Development Center, LLC will be joined by New Castle County Chamber of Commerce to celebrate new beginnings with an open house and ribbon cutting. The celebration will take place on August 29, 2020 from ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education, General News Article
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
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