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On Friday, March 17th, 2023, Turtle Beach Cafe hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate their new renovations and reopening. The celebration included refreshments along with friends, fellow Chamber Members, and community members. Turtle Beach Cafe is a relaxed beach café overlooking the ocean in Bethany Beach that offers… Read more »

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Coastal Delaware Community Clean-up

The Bethany – Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, in partnership with Keep Delaware Beautiful, Waste Management, and the Surfrider Foundation DE, will host the Coastal Delaware Community Clean-up to celebrate Earth Day. Taking place on Saturday, April 22nd from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, groups and individuals… Read more »

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Delaware Botanic Gardens Opens for 2023

Ray Sander, President of the Delaware Botanic Gardens (DBG) at Pepper Creek, announced that the 37-acre botanic gardens near Dagsboro will open for the 2023 season at 9 a.m. on Thursday March 16th. Sander said, “We are excited to have been presented the 2022 ‘Best Attraction” award by Southern Delaware Tourism. DBG staff and volunteers… Read more »


Community Benefits from Fire & Ice Festival

On February 21, the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours event celebrated the success of the Fire & Ice Festival. The Salted Rim Margarita Bar & Grill hosted over 90 attendees, including event sponsors and beneficiaries. The excitement and camaraderie was evident as beneficiaries from six local non-profits received contributions totaling $31,835. $500… Read more »

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March 2023 Newsletter

In This Issue: New & Renewing Members, Fire & Ice Stats, Photo Board, Spring Events, Daily Digest, & More!


DTI To Hold Public Meetings On Broadband Funding

The Delaware Department of Technology and Information’s (DTI) Broadband Office will host public meetings both in person and virtually in early March to share information about major broadband initiatives happening across the state.  Funding for both infrastructure and digital equity will be made available to Delaware through the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program… Read more »


Public invited to meet Latino businesses at Feb. 25 expo

The first Latino Business and Community Expo will be held next month on Feb. 25 at Cape Henlopen High School, bringing together Latino business owners, local residents, and community partners for a celebration of Delaware’s cultural diversity and entrepreneurial spirit. “Delaware’s Latino-owned businesses offer an amazing array of products and services to residents of Sussex… Read more »

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Dickens Parlour Theater Presents: Judy’s Road to Oz

Lights, Camera, Action! This Fire & Ice Festival weekend, make sure the Dickens is on your to-do list!  We will lead you down the Yellow Brick Road telling the story of Judy Garland and the Wizard of Oz through song and story. Ruby Rakos made her Broadway debut at age 12 in Billy Elliot and has been in… Read more »

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Fire & Ice Festival Kicks off on January 27th, 2023

Now in its sixth year, the award-winning Fire and Ice Festival is set to begin on Friday, January 27th with a “Lights, Camera, Action!” theme. Come to downtown Bethany Beach, Ocean View, Millville, Fenwick Island, and Dagsboro to experience the Quiet Resorts like never before! Festival goers can trade their beach cruisers for ice skates… Read more »

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Exciting Changes at Avery Hall Benefit Solutions

Avery Hall Benefit Solutions (AHBS) announces the promotion of Alyssa Sinagra to Vice President and Mary Mengason to Senior Vice President. “Alyssa has been instrumental in developing the Individual Market Division, what was once a two-person department has now expanded into a team of ten across the Salisbury and Easton locations,” said Cindy Whaley, President… Read more »