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The Freeman Stage Ushers in 2021 with a New Name!

If there was ever any doubt The Freeman Stage was a major player in the Delmarva arts scene, 2020 put it to rest. The global pandemic decimated the performing arts industry, with widespread tour cancellations and the shuttering of even the most venerable establishments across the country. Yet the Selbyville-based arts organization successfully launched a… Read more »

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Shop Local Extravaganza

Thank you to everyone that shopped local this holiday season! Our first ever Shop Local Extravaganza was a huge success and we look forward to bringing it back in 2021. Follow the Chamber on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn to stay up to date on year-round happenings. Check out our events calendar here! About the… Read more »

Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans

As part of an end-of-year pandemic relief package, Congress has passed several changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and created a “Second Draw” PPP for small businesses who have exhausted their initial loan. Other changes impact eligibility for initial PPP loans, the loan forgiveness process, and the tax treatment of PPP loans. Congress has… Read more »

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Adriane Gallagher of BHHS Gallo Realty Earns Distinguished Awards

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gallo Realty is pleased to announce that Lewes Rental Manager, Adriane Gallagher, has been awarded two distinctive honors from the Sussex County Association of REALTORS (SCAOR). For the 2021 year, Adriane has been named the REALTOR of the Year for Sussex County. Furthermore, Adriane has also been awarded the Alma Ashley Rental Service… Read more »

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Employees Tell Mountaire They No Longer Want Union Representation Mountaire Farms Withdraws Recognition of Teamsters Local 355

Employees in the company’s Selbyville plant who are part of Teamsters Local 355 sent a letter to Mountaire Farms recently explaining they no longer wanted to be represented by the union. Signed by a majority of the employees represented by the Teamsters Union at the Selbyville plant, the letter was addressed to management at Mountaire… Read more »

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Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Honors Supporters with “Friend of the Bays” Awards

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is proud to announce this year’s recipients of the “Friend of the Bays” Awards, honor is given to individuals, volunteers, and businesses for their support, partnership, and volunteering excellence. On Thursday, Dec. 3, the Center awarded Delmarva Power, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Regional Fish… Read more »

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Gallo Realty Donates Christmas Party Funds to Local Charities

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BHHS Gallo Realty has decided to cancel its annual Christmas celebrations and has allocated the funds to two local charities.  “Each year we hold a large Christmas party for our staff and agents to celebrate the year and the holidays.  In the interest of keeping our agents, staff, and families… Read more »

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Industry Relief Fund Supports Struggling Restaurant Workforce

2nd Round of Cash Assistance Provides Hope & Help for the Holidays The Delaware Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (DRAEF) recently funded a 2nd round of direct cash grants to over 100 restaurant workers struggling from income loss and unemployment due to COVID-19 shutdowns and restrictions on the restaurant industry. The individual $365 grants are being… Read more »

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Important Update on DE Relief Grants:

DE Relief Grants Update: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY On December 4th, the DE Relief Grants program closed to new applicants. If you applied prior to the deadline, there are some important updates to the program we wanted you to be aware of. First, do not worry if you do not receive funding or approval by 12/30/20…. Read more »

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Help Those in Need by Donating to Energy Assistance Programs This Giving Tuesday

Programs offer assistance to those struggling to pay their energy bill during the winter months and the ongoing health pandemic This Giving Tuesday, Delmarva Power is offering opportunities to give back locally through the Good Neighbor Energy Fund and Gift of Energy programs. As many across the region continue to experience financial impacts from the… Read more »