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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Giving back: Goldey-Beacom, Community Foundation

  Goldey-Beacom College  partnered with the New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District to donate tables and chairs from the College’s Lightning Café to Academia Antonia Alonso (La Academia), a dual-language charter school in Wilmington. On her...

Giving Back: Nationwide, WSFS, Farm Bureau, Grotto Pizza

Nationwide, Farm Bureau team up on grain bin rescue tool  Nationwide insurance and the Farm Bureau helped in bringing a grain bin rescue tool to Harrington firefighters. This year, Nationwide opened its program up to those...

Greene Turtle wins Newark Morning Rotary’s Spirit in Business award

The Newark Morning Rotary Club presented its  "Spirit in Business Award to the Greene Turtle restaurant in Newark.  The award is presented to a local business that exhibits the Rotary motto of Service Above Self....

Ribbon cut on Food Bank’s 80,000 square foot site

The Food Bank of Delaware cut the ribbon on its new 80,000-square-foot facility south of Newark on Friday morning. The ceremony officially culminated an almost three-year project to relocate the crowded 14 Garfield Way facility...

$7,000 check presented following Boxwood brick fundraiser

Harvey Hanna & Associates presented a check for $7,000 as part of a  “Community Day” event that distributed commemorative bricks from the former General Motors plant on Boxwood Road that were purchased by area...

Giving Back: Comcast, WSFS, Fund for Women, Lapstone & Hammer

Comcast NBCUniversal awards $30,000 in scholarships Comcast NBCUniversal  announced that it has awarded approximately $30,000 in scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year to nine Delaware students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers  Scholarship...

Giving back: Longwood Foundation, Louis Capano, SoDel Concepts

(Send your news  items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com) NCALL received a  grant of $400,000 for the development of the new commercial space in downtown Dover. Demolition has begun and soon construction will start on NCALL’s 3-story multi-purpose building...

Giving back: Barclays, WSFS, Jewish Federation, Wastemasters award

Barclays US supports small business Barclays US Consumer Bank, Wilmington, will  conduct a variety of activities to support local small businesses at part of Small Business Week. The issuer also announced promotions for its credit...

OperaDelaware Delaware Festival starts this weekend

OperaDelaware will hold its  2019 Festival  from April 27 through May 4. The offerings are described as  “ a bold exploration of law, redemption, and unlikely friendships in a divided world.” Scheduled are Scalia/Ginsburg, composer Derrick Wang's one-act opera...

Biden Foundation winding down operations

The  Biden Foundation announced it would suspend operations, effective immediately, including activities related to fundraising, staffing, policy, and partnership collaboration. In the coming days, the foundation’s board will carefully evaluate options and plan a pathway...