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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 »

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 »

The Cottage Cafe is Temporarily Closed

Dear Loyal Guests of The Cottage Cafe, We have decided for the safety of our team members and guests to temporarily close The Cottage Cafe. Our number one priority has always been the welfare of our team members. We chose to stay open over the last several weeks to keep as many people fully employed… Read more »

Delmarva Power Extending Customer Support Practices to Ensure All Residents Have Safe and Reliable Energy Service During This Critical Time

Delmarva Power is taking several major steps to help ensure all residents across its Delaware and Maryland service area have access to electric service during this critical time. As the COVID-19 pandemic worsens, officials across the country are enacting shelter in place or similar orders to ensure public safety. With more people, including school children,… Read more »

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Industry Relief Fund to Provide Direct Financial Aid to Restaurant Industry Workers

The Delaware Restaurant Association, through its 501c3 foundation Delaware Restaurant Association Educational Foundation/DRAEF, is announcing the formation of a new industry relief fund to aid workers displaced by the recent restaurant industry shutdowns. ‘Restaurant Industry E.A.T.s’ (Emergency Action Trust) will provide direct cash support to the many restaurant industry workers that have been laid off… Read more »

Delmarva Power Warns Customers About Utility Scammers During COVID-19 Pandemic

NEWARK, Del. (March 26, 2020) – With Delaware, Maryland and the world experiencing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Delmarva Power is reminding customers to always be on alert for potential scams targeting energy customers. Scams occur throughout the year, but the company has seen an increase in scam attempts with scammers using this health crisis… Read more »