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William A. McAvoy Joins Delaware Botanic Gardens Board

Ray Sander, President of the Delaware Botanic Gardens, announced that William A. McAvoy has joined the DBG Board of Directors.  Sander noted, “We are honored that Bill has agreed to serve on our Board and that this public garden continues to attract people with his knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm.” DBG Executive Director Sheryl Swed said,… Read more »

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The Gallo Gives Foundation Awards $15,000 In Community Donations

As part of its continual effort to make a difference in the community in which it lives and serves, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gallo Realty’s Gallo Gives Foundation awarded its 2020 third-quarter donations to Lighthouse for Broken Wings, Zo・Ministries, Nemours Fund for Children’s Health, Cape Henlopen Senior Center, Boardwalk Buddy Walk Fund, Cape Community Fund, New… Read more »

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Shop Local Extravaganza – Business Registration Information

Attention all businesses! Register by November 30 to be a part of the Shop Local Extravaganza! Hosted for the first time, this event will take place on December 5, 12, and 19. This initiative, organized by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Coastal Point, was created to support all of the local… Read more »

Deadline Set For Applying To De Relief Grant Program

Deadline Set for Applying to DE Relief Grant Program

Applications will be accepted through Dec. 4, 2020 Eligible Delaware small businesses and nonprofits will have until December 4, 2020, to apply for a DE Relief Grant, the Delaware Division of Small Business announced Thursday. DE Relief Grants are a joint effort between the state of Delaware and New Castle County, administered by the Delaware… Read more »

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Thanksgiving for Thousands Kicks Off Tomorrow!

Our Thanksgiving for Thousands event kicks off tomorrow! In Delmarva, Mountaire Farms will be set up under a tent in a parking lot across from the Selbyville, DE processing plant. This is a NEW LOCATION from years past. This year, our 26th year of the event, they are packing 20,000 complete meal boxes in total… Read more »

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From the Desk of the Delaware Restaurant Association, President & CEO Carrie Leishman

From the Desk of the Delaware Restaurant Association, President & CEO Carrie Leishman: Delaware restaurants have led by example throughout the pandemic crisis, taking extraordinary steps to protect the health and safety of customers and employees. Restaurants across this state have risen to the challenges thrust upon them in 2020, providing a place for people… Read more »

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Gov. Carney Makes Modifications to the State of Emergency Order

Due to public health and safety concerns from the growing spread of COVID-19, Gov. Carney is modifying the existing State of Emergency order. Please see below for an overview of the modifications as well as messaging to provide travelers and consumers. For the industries most significantly impacted by these changes, increased financial support is being… Read more »

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Delaware Botanic Gardens Closes for 2020 Season

Ray Sander, President of Delaware Botanic Gardens (DBG), announced that the gardens will close for the 2020 season on Thursday, November 12, 2020.  He said, “We want to thank all of our staff, volunteers, members, and supporters who have dedicated so much time and energy to make the DBG a wonderful experience and a natural… Read more »

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Sussex County Nonprofits Partner on Delaware’s Latest Living Shoreline

Delaware’s latest living shoreline project is taking root along the banks of Pepper Creek thanks to a partnership between the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays and the Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek. At the Gardens, near Dagsboro, a section of shoreline was receding due to erosion and sea-level rise, issues that threaten many… Read more »