/// News for Community

Friday, May 19, 2017
The newly revised “Help is Here” website will feature updated and additional information on prevention, intervention and treatment and recovery, easier navigation, and new videos from individuals in long-term recovery, parents who have lost adult children to overdoses, a treatment provider and a police officer. DHSS wants all Delawareans to know about the website, to share it and to ...read more
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Every music legend has to start somewhere... why not at the Corporate Interiors Coffeehouse? You're invited to our Coffeehouse style event on Thursday, June 8th , from 5-8pm at the WorkLife Studio! Our studio will be transformed into a coffee lounge with a selection of delicious La Colombe coffee, heavy hors d'oeuvres, select craft beer, and live entertainment from our very own ...read more
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Sun East Federal Credit Union is hosting a free homebuying seminar at Faith Harvest Worship Center, 2205 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware, on Thursday, May 25. A complimentary dinner reception is included from 5:30 – 6 p.m., with the seminar presentation from 6 – 7 p.m. This interactive seminar will answer all your mortgage questions: What is a mortgage? How do I shop for a ...read more
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Monday, May 15, 2017
Christiana Care Health System’ s Christiana and Wilmington hospitals have both been designated a 2017 “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality,” receiving a perfect score on the national Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational branch of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil ...read more
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Friday, May 12, 2017
For over 50 years Al Whitney of the Cleveland, Ohio area has been helping to save lives. In 1965, Al donated his very first pint of blood and he’s been active in blood banking ever since. Al just completed his 805 th donation and shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. Now, Al is coming back to Delaware to support Blood Bank of Delmarva’s 15 th Annual Summer Blood Challenge. By the ...read more
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
– Local A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc., stores, in Wilmington and Dover, raised more than $4,860 for Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore during the company’s annual “Crafting a Better World” campaign. Funds raised will help children meet their milestones with the support of Easterseals children’s therapies. The Wilmington store was one of ...read more
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
DART announced the winners of its 17 th Annual Statewide Transit Poster Contest. Seven winners will receive prizes from DART and its Business Partners. Over 85 students from schools and/or after-school programs statewide participated in the contest, depicting their vision of this year’s theme, “ DART & Technology, Traveling into the Future .” Students researched the bus ...read more
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Wilmington, DE – Delaware’s U.S. Senator Christopher A. Coons addressed nearly two thousand people Friday afternoon, May 5, 2017 as Goldey-Beacom College (GBC) kicked off the graduation season with its 130 th commencement. More than 500 students received Associates, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees. Coons, who also received an honorary degree of Doctor of Public ...read more
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
DOVER — Delawareans who want to save money will have access to new rewards. Gov. John Carney signed a bill into law on May 2, allowing financial institutions to offer cash prizes to savers who make regular deposits into their accounts. Del-One Federal Credit Union will launch a prized-linked savings program throughout its 10 branches across the state. Savers will start out with a small ...read more
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Monday, May 01, 2017
Have You Heard? For the past two years, 100% of the students enrolled in Red Clay’s Project SEARCH have found jobs at the end of the program. All Project SEARCH Interns Find Employment Tears, joy and elation are some of the emotions Red Clay students in the Project SEARCH program at Christiana Care Hospital express when they see their first job acceptance letter. Project SEARCH, a nine ...read more
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Del-One Federal Credit Union hosted an event on Wednesday, April 19 th at its Milford branch to announce a partnership between Del-One and Delaware Electric Co-Op. With this partnership, over 93,000 members of Delaware Electric Co-Op are eligible to join Del-One FCU. Del-One President & CEO Dion Williams cited the Seven Principles of Cooperatives, including Principle #6, Cooperation Among ...read more
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
From the personal touch – to nationally researched interventions – Red Clay has successfully applied numerous strategies to bring down the numbers of students dropping out of school to historic lows. The district has taken a systemic approach, with dropout prevention efforts beginning at the elementary school level through high school and beyond. The progress has been noteworthy. ...read more
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The Women's Business Center at First State Community Loan Fund's Passport to Business Success is a program which engages entrepreneurs in all the development areas of a business plan. Using a unique approach, instruction is crafted to educate and inspire each woman desiring to start or grow their business. The program meets once a week during the evening for 3 hours and consists of up to ...read more
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
The Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau (GWCVB), New Castle County’s only tourism marketing group, announced today the completion and launch of a tourism video highlighting the area’s attractions, natural beauty, festivals, activities and more. This comes as tourism in New Castle County grew by 5.2% from 2014 to 2015 and tourism spending reached $2.06 billion, its ...read more
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
You’re Invited! Movie and Money - An Entertaining Seminar Series An entertaining approach to learning about finances and an opportunity to meet a financial advisor that may be able to assist you in achieving your financial goals. Ameriprise Financial invites you to attend the following seminar series. Each presentation will be followed by a private showing of a featured film on its ...read more
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