News for Human Interest

Monday, October 21, 2019
The Mid-Atlantic region’s blood supply has never been lower, and the Blood Bank of Delmarva (BBD) is urgently calling for donors. There has been a significant decline in regular blood donors, and the region’s supply has reached critically low levels. In order to maintain a safe blood supply, a seven-day inventory of all blood types must be continually replenished. Right now, reserves are below more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 21, 2019
DART today announced their 22nd year of partnering with the Food Bank of Delaware for the annual “Stuff The Bus” Thanksgiving Food Drive, with a goal of collecting 20 tons of non-perishable food for Delawareans in need of food assistance.  We are looking for the public’s help to achieve the goal.   “Stuff The Bus” will be collecting food at seven sites throughout the State.  The site more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest, General News Article
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Don't miss this truly incredible opportunity!    Our raffle baskets are filled with GREAT goodies from all over, stop into Great Stuff Savvy to see them in person today and to purchase your tickets!   Baskets make great gifts for others, but are also a great way to treat yourself to something special while giving back!  Stop into Great Stuff Savvy during the month of October to check out more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
New Castle, DE – Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore’s newest program will offer respite grants to families who are caring for a child under 18 with mental or behavioral health issues. The program is funded through the Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services (PBHS). The Child and Adolescent Caregiver Respite application period is open now along with their other respite more
Categories: Community, General News Article, 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 more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, #DelBizSuccess, General News Article, Press Release
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 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 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 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 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 more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release