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Friday, February 15, 2019

‘Bowling Alone’ author sets stage for conversations on solutions to challenges facing state

Hundreds of people listened to  Robert D. Putnam speak at the Delaware Community Foundation’s  inaugural Leadership Lecture on Wednesday night, the organization reported. Last week’s  Leadership Lecture, which featured well-known sociologist and author of Our Kids: The American...

Giving Back: Bank of America, Chase, M. Davis, Comcast Mountaire, Nickle, Nobles Pond,...

Year Up gets $200,000 grant from Bank of America  Bank of America last week Year Up Wilmington, with a two -year, $200,000 grant. Year Up Wilmington strives to eliminate the opportunity divide by providing young adults...

Hertrich named Delaware Time auto  dealer of the year for Delaware

Frederick Hertrich IV, vice president of Hertrich Family Automobile Dealerships, Seaford,  is Delaware’s nominee for the 2019 Time  Dealer of the Year award. Hertrich is one of   51 dealer nominees from across the country who...

Giving back: Water is Life, Delmarva Power, Wal Mart, BPG

Water is Life announces well in Kenya  Water is Life Kenya, a Newark-based nonprofit, announced the opening ceremony for the Kuku Community deep well in southern Kenya.   Before the drilling of the  well, women in the community...

EDiS CEO honored for efforts in assisting veterans

Delaware construction company  CEO Brian DiSabatino was honored on Sunday for his efforts in assisting veterans. In recognition of his efforts to assist veterans both locally and nationally, the Waste Masters Solutions Hometown Hero Award...

Perdue shipping half a million pounds of food -stricken Carolinas

In response to  flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Perdue Farms is sending truckloads of food and the Perdue Chicken Food Truck to the Carolinas, along with donations to local American Red Cross...

Record 19 restaurants to compete in Burger Battle on Aug. 25

The  7th annual Burger Battle will see a record number of restaurants serving more burger samples than ever before, with 19 different bites served on the grounds of the Cauffiel House, overlooking the Delaware...

Giving Back: Aug. 15, 2018

Wilmington Junior  League honored on the centennial of organization Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Representative Paul Baumbach, and Senator Margaret Rose Henry paid tribute to the Junior League of Wilmington (JLW) in commemoration of the League’s...

Battle of Bars fund-raiser coming on Friday

Tne  “Battle of Bars for Newark Area Non-Profits” will be held on Friday, August 10 from 5  p.m to 8 p.m. on the patio at the Courtyard Marriott at the University of Delaware at 400...

Jen Groover to keynote Great Dames’ Remarkable Ideas event

Jen Groover  will share her story with the Great Dames community at an   October 15 pitch event for the Remarkable Ideas competition. "Jen Groover's story of grit and determination will light a fire in the women and girls...