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American Rescue Plan Act – What we know so far

    American Rescue Plan Act – What we know so far On March 11, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). The $1.9 trillion bill is extensive and we have outlined important details for our members to be aware of. The full legislative text can be reviewed here:… Read more »

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EDGE Grant program to reopen to benefit promising early-stage Delaware small businesses

Applications will be accepted April 1-30  After a difficult year for Delaware small businesses, the Division of Small Business is re-starting EDGE Grants, an innovative, competitive program to provide young Delaware companies with funds to help them expand their business. EDGE (Encouraging Development, Growth, and Expansion) grows Delaware’s economy by providing funding to promising early-stage… Read more »

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News from Governor Carney’s Office: Governor Carney announces expansions to Delaware’s COVID-19 vaccination program

Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division on Public Health (DPH) on Tuesday announced an expansion of Delaware’s COVID-19 vaccination program. – As of March 17, pharmacies in Delaware may begin vaccinating ​Delawareans aged 50+. – As of March 17th, health care providers, including hospitals, may vaccinate patients 16+ with high ​and moderate-risk medical condition​s. Providers… Read more »

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Eligible Seniors 65 and Older Can Sign Up for Vaccination This Weekend

Any individuals 65 and older who live, work or receive their health care in Delaware are invited to sign up to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Dover International Speedway. Seniors who meet these criteria can sign up by going to https://vaccinerequest.delaware.gov/s/schedule. Multiple invitations to individuals remaining on… Read more »

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Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce Hosts Community Expo

Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce their 2nd annual Open Air Community Expo that will take place on Saturday, May 1, 2021, from 9 am until 1 pm.  We will be socially distancing at White Horse Park.  The rain date is Saturday, May 8, 2021. Over fifty local businesses and community agencies… Read more »

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OSTD’s 8th Annual Warrior Beach Week Postponed to 2022

Operation SEAs The Day has announced that the 8th Warrior Beach Week will not be held in 2021. Becky Johns, President, stated “While this event continues to be important to Bethany Beach and surrounding areas, it is extremely disappointing to again make this decision. However, the impact of COVID-19 on the health and well-being of… Read more »

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Mountaire Begins to Vaccinate Employees

Mountaire Farms began coordinating vaccinations for employees this week to help protect them from the spread of COVID-19. This past week, Tidal Health reached out to partner with Mountaire in getting employees vaccinated in Maryland and Delaware. After weeks and weeks of planning, Mountaire was eager to jump at this opportunity and arranged for buses… Read more »

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2021 Coastal Sussex Career & Job Fair – BUSINESS PARTICIPATION

The 2021 Coastal Sussex Career & Job Fair hosted by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce will be held virtually on April 14, 2021. The 2021 Coastal Sussex Career & Job Fair seeks to connect job candidates interested in seasonal and part-time jobs, volunteer and internship opportunities, or full-time careers with the Coastal Sussex business… Read more »

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Inland Bays Science Surveys Seeking Volunteers for Spring 2021

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is gearing up for the 2021 survey season by hosting training for volunteer participants this March. Every year, the Center hosts several volunteer-driven surveys to collect data on important species, such as fish and blue crabs, as indicators of the health of their coastal environments. That information in… Read more »