La Plaza announces Sunday small business expo

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La Plaza Delaware is holding a free Spring into Summer Small Business Expo in Lewes. 

The event from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 21 at Cape Henlopen High School in the Lewes area will feature home and garden services, as well as cleaning services, caterers and party-supply companies, said Mary Dupont, executive director of La Plaza Delaware.

“Residents can meet trusted, local experts who are licensed and insured for their household projects,” Dupont said. “All the services necessary to get the house and yard ready for summer will be together in one place, and it’s free to attend.”

The event is organized by the Delaware Alliance of Latino Entrepreneurs, or ¡DALE!, a group devoted to strengthening and supporting the Latino business community, and La Plaza Delaware, a nonprofit partnership working to grow Latino and minority-owned businesses. 

Community Partners for the expo include the Chambers of Commerce from Lewes, Georgetown and Milford; Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce; Millsboro Chamber of Commerce; Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce; Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce, Builders and Remodelers Association of Delaware (BRAD); Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC); Sussex Tech Adult Division; and La Esperanza.

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Expo sponsors include SCORE, Delaware Hispanic Commission, Voice Radio, Linda Vista, Promotion Zone, Torre Engineering, DM Draper Media, True Access Capital, Sherwin-Williams, Freeman Arts Pavilion and M&T Bank. 

“Last year’s expo provided a great opportunity to connect with the diverse range of businesses thriving in Sussex County, showcasing the wealth of talent and capabilities within our vibrant community,” said Sergio Morales, who serves on the board of directors of La Plaza Delaware, is a member of ¡DALE! and owner of E&S Morales Brothers, LLC.

Free refreshments will be provided by local restaurants.

Information: daledelaware.org, laplazadelaware.org; 302-502-6164.

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