News for Human Interest

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
In May 1999, Joe Allen and Karl Ottosen began doing business as Sonitrol Security of Delaware Valley. In 2019, they are still protecting customers with the latest technological advances. According to Joe Allen, Vice-President/Owner, “So much has changed since we started the business. Technology has allowed us to implement efficient and cost-effective security systems that protect the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, #DelBizSuccess, General News Article, Community, Press Release, Fun Facts
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
JAN-PRO Commercial Cleaning Franchise Brings Business Opportunities to New Castle County  New Castle, Delaware  – The #1 commercial cleaning franchise in the country is proud to announce the grand opening of JAN-PRO’s newest office located in New Castle County. The new office will act as a continuation of JAN-PRO Cleaning Systems of Delaware Valley and signifies a vested commitment to expand ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, #DelBizSuccess, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, May 17, 2019
Inspired teens and adults will have the opportunity to realize their creative potential in the engaging environment that is Delaware College of Art and Design through DCAD’s Summer 2019 Continuing Education workshops and courses in fine arts, jewelry design, photography and web/graphic design.  DCAD Continuing Ed fosters personal and professional growth through small classes that feature ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Action Unlimited is excited to announce that we have developed a partnership with the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition to raise money during the month of May for Breast Cancer in honor of Mother’s Day. The Coalition is very excited to kick off this partnership and will be doing everything possible to spread the word through their networks. If your active on social media be sure to connect with ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Are You a Potential Cybersecurity Victim?Do you know the status of your cybersecurity? How about that of your business? If you aren’t sure of the answers to these questions, you could be making a big mistake. One that may cost you sensitive information, or worse, the data of your clients.   Unfortunately, your fears aren’t unfounded. According to former FBI agent and friend of WSI, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
When Valeriya Smith, of Wilmington, learned her son, Edward, had a very rare genetic disorder, there were many questions but often few answers. For comfort and support, she reached out to other families from around the world who also had children with rare disorders. Here at home, she reached out to Easterseals, who brought critically needed services to help Edward meet his developmental ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber
Monday, April 22, 2019
Join us at an upcoming Volunteer Tour & Orientation to learn more about Exceptional Care for Children's volunteer opportunities! To sign up, please email Emily with the session date & time that you plan to attend:Thursday, May 2nd @ 9:30AM OR 5:30PM Wednesday, May 15th @ 9:30AM OR 5:30PM Wednesday, June 5th @ 9:30AM OR 5:30PM Thursday, June 6th @ 9:30AM OR 5:30PM Saturday, June 8th @ ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest
Monday, April 22, 2019
– Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore today marked the 100th anniversary of national Easterseals by celebrating an expansion of its Salisbury Children’s Therapy Services, thanks to the generous support of local foundations and donors. The donors, the Richard A. Henson Foundation, Inc.; the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, Inc.; and Beverly Ward, Easterseals board member ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest
Monday, April 22, 2019
DEXSTA Federal Credit Union won the 2018 Delaware Children’s Miracle Network Top Fundraiser Award. Each year, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recognizes the credit union in each state that raised the most funds for the hospital that year. Money raised from these funds will go to a variety of patient care programs. Credit Unions for Kids is the most comprehensive fundraising vehicle for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
NEW CASTLE, DE – April 3, 2019 – The Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC) is proud to announce that the Municipal Services Commission (MSC) of the City of New Castle has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2018. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (APPA), a trade group that represents more than 2,000 ...read more
Categories: #DelBizSuccess, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Delaware College of Art and Design is delighted that its retail space at 706 N. Market St. is the new home for downtown staple Spaceboy Clothing.  The relocation of Spaceboy from its previous 711 N. Market St. address commenced in January and was completed in time for the store’s 10th anniversary celebration, which included a grand reopening concert on March 2. The “one-stop shop for locally made ...read more
Categories: #DelBizSuccess, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Ann-Marie VanTassell, a professional photographer who owns and operates her own business in the Washington, D.C., area, has received the 2018 Delaware College of Distinguished Alumni Award, the first-ever such honor given by DCAD to one of its graduates.  VanTassell completed an associate of fine arts degree in photography at DCAD in 2007 and was selected to deliver the graduating student address ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
A cut-paper workshop with an innovative artist and the chance to view his current exhibition will join technology demonstrations and a statewide networking party as part of Technical.ly Delaware’s first-ever Delaware Innovation Week Kickoff. The event will be hosted at Delaware College of Art and Design, 600 N. Market St., on Friday, Nov. 2, in conjunction with Art Loop Wilmington.  “Henry ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, October 05, 2018
Sarah McBride, an internationally known activist for LGBTQ+ rights who serves as the national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, has been elected to the Delaware College of Art and Design Board of Trustees. She will serve a term through 2021.“The work of DCAD is not just central to training the next generation of artists, entrepreneurs and dreamers, it is also at the heart of building ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Delaware College of Art and Design views drawing as both the foundation for all of the art and design disciplines and a key element of the associate of fine arts degree. Similarly, Henry Bermudez views drawing as the technical skill that informs all of his work.  The largely monochromatic pieces making up DCAD’s “Henry Bermudez in Black and White” exhibition celebrate the simplicity of drawing ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
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