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Mountaire Farms Partners with Beebe Healthcare on Testing, Supplies Chicken Donation to Every Hospital Employee This Week

MILLSBORO, DE. – May 21, 2020 – Mountaire Farms has partnered with Beebe Healthcare in recent weeks to help fight Coronavirus on the Delmarva Peninsula. The chicken company donated much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies to the hospital on two occasions, and Beebe is testing all Mountaire employees this month for the virus. This… Read more »

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Governor Carney Announces Additional Interim Steps for Retail, Restaurant Businesses to Expand Operations

All retail establishments may operate by appointment beginning tomorrow; restaurants can apply to expand outdoor seating effective June 1 WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced additional steps allowing retail establishments and restaurants to expand operations – while maintaining social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Under the interim steps announced on Tuesday,… Read more »

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Delmarva Power Extends Pandemic Customer Bill and Service Support Programs Until at Least July 1

Policies suspending service disconnections, waiving new late payment charges and reconnecting service remain in place to help customers impacted by COVID-19 NEWARK, Del.  (May 15, 2020) – As individuals, families, and communities continue to feel the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Delmarva Power is further extending the policies put in place to support customers during… Read more »

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COVID-19 Business Re-Opening Resource Page

DELAWARE RE-OPENING GUIDE – Governor Carney 5/15/20 Planning Resources Financial Strategies to Survive and Thrive the COVID-19 Pandemic – SBDC Seminar WORK HARD. WORD SMART. WORK SAFE. – Recovery Plan (Updated on 5/7) Delaware’s Recovery Plan Hit the Ground Running After the Pandemic Business Continuity &  Resiliency Planning Guide Facility Preparation Preparing Your Facility Disinfection… Read more »

Act Now – Go to IRS.gov – A Message from Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul

Action Needed for Social Security Beneficiaries with Dependents and Who Do Not File Tax Returns to Receive $500 Per Child Payment “Social Security beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients who don’t file tax returns will start receiving their automatic Economic Impact Payments directly from the Treasury Department soon.  People receiving benefits who did not… Read more »

Delaware Restaurant Association & NAMI Delaware Promote Mental Health Awareness Month Sharing Message to All, ‘You are Not Alone’

Newark, Delaware — This May, for Mental Health Awareness Month, the Delaware Restaurant Association is partnering with NAMI Delaware, the local/state agency affiliated with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), in raising awareness and highlighting that no one experiencing a mental health condition should feel alone. More than 40 million people in the U.S…. Read more »

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Delmarva Power Offers Free Trees to Help Save Energy

Trees can help lower energy bills by 20 percent and provide a more relaxing environment NEWARK, Del. (April 24, 2020) – Delmarva Power is giving away more than 1,000 free trees to its residential customers through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees program. Coming off the heels of Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary, this Earth-friendly and… Read more »

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DOL Releases Guidance for Independent Contractors and Self-employed Seeking Unemployment Through the CARES Act

[WILMINGTON, DE] THURSDAY APRIL 16, 2020 – The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act recently passed by the United States Congress and signed into law on March 27th provides unemployment assistance to independent contractors and those self-employed who have been affected by the Coronavirus. Most state’s unemployment systems determine eligibility and process payments for… Read more »

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COVID-19 RESOURCES

Latest COVID-19 News Impacting & Resources for Chamber Members LOAN PROGRAM COMPARISON CHART CARES Act The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act CARES Act FAQ Understanding the Paycheck Protection Plan Department of Labor Releases Guidance For Independent Contractors & Self-Employed CARES Act Guide for Independent Contractors Paycheck Protection Plan Information PPP Compliance –… Read more »

Managing Cash Flow in a Crisis

Our community is neck-deep in the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis that comes with it. People are staying home, modifying purchases, redefining work and play, and losing their jobs. Business owners need to make sure that their businesses not only survive this crisis but find ways to thrive once some sense of normalcy returns…. Read more »

    Due to the COVID-19 Virus

    WE ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

    *We plan to reopen on May 25th at 9:00

    Annual Park Passes can be purchased prior to May 25, 2020

    BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

    Please call the Chamber at 302-539-2100 to schedule an appointment.

    Thank you for your understanding!