News for Chamber

Monday, June 11, 2018
AAA Club Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas C. Wiedemann as Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1, 2018.  Wiedemann replaces Bernhard “Berni” Koch, who had been with the organization since 2002 and had served as CEO since 2012.  AAA Club Alliance, Inc. is the third largest AAA club in the national AAA federation and serves more than six million members in Connecticut, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Capital One recently donated $40,000 to Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore to support its Supported Employment program which helps participants, like James Gibler (pictured above) work in the community.  "Through generous donations like this, Easterseals can help people with intellectual disabilities find meaningful work earning competitive wages,” Easterseals President/CEO, Kenan ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG), PM Hotel Group and BPGS Construction are pleased to announce the official groundbreaking of Homewood Suites Wilmington, a 120 room extended stay suite hotel located at 820 Justison Street occurred on May 29th at 10 AM. Speakers included Governor John Carney, Mayor Michael S. Purzycki, City Council President Hanifa Shabazz, Robert Buccini, Co-President of The ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Goldey-Beacom College has announced that W. Daniel Young, Ph.D. has been appointed as Director of the newly created Doctor of Business Administration program. Responsible for fulfilling the vision of the program, he will create doctoral courses, recruit faculty and students, manage the curriculum, comprehensive exam and the dissertation processes as well as linking the program to the state and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, May 21, 2018
The Board of Directors of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce has named Bob Chadwick as President.Chadwick, an 11 year veteran of the Chamber, has served as Acting President since the resignation of former President Mark Kleinschmidt in November of 2017.  Previously, Chadwick was Executive Vice President of the Chamber as well as Director of the Chamber’s New Castle County Economic ...read more
Categories: Chamber
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
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: Community, Chamber, Education
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
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
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