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Friday, March 20, 2020

Applications now available for HELP hospitality industry loans; SBA loans also available

The Delaware Division of Small Business has released the application for the State of Delaware Hospitality Emergency Loan Program (HELP) is available  here. The program offers no-interest loans of up to $10,000 a month for...

Carney announces emergency interest-free loan program for smaller establishments in hard-hit hospitality industry

Gov. John Carney on Wednesday announced the Hospitality Emergency Loan Program (HELP).  HELP will provide financial relief for restaurants, bars and other hospitality industry businesses that employ thousands of Delawareans.   “Restaurants, bars, hotels, and other hospitality-related...

A little sunlight for the hospitality industry

Hello everyone, Yesterday, this column took a look at the coronavirus catastrophe in the hospitality industry as well as concerns from a  small business leader on assistance being tied to debt. The concerns were aired by...

Del. Labor Department broadens benefits to cover those losing jobs due to...

The Delaware  Department of Labor issued revised guidelines. The guidelines aim to aid Delaware’s unemployment insurance program to provide cash assistance to any Delaware worker whose employment has been directly affected by coronavirus ...

Governor limits restaurants, bars to take out & delivery, halts casino games as...

Gatherings over 50 also banned Gov. John Carney on Monday modified his March 12 emergency declaration to limit Delaware restaurants, taverns and bars to take-out and delivery service only to help prevent spread of the...

Coronavirus update – Legislative session postponed; university courses move online; St. Patrick’s events...

Here’s  an  update of actions by Delaware organizations in  response to coronavirus. Legislative session postponed In response to growing concerns about the Coronavirus pandemic, House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf and Senate President Pro Tempore David McBride announced Thursday that the Delaware...

Letter from University of Delaware President Dennis Assanis

The following was shared with members of the University of Delaware community this afternoon. Classes have been suspended for two days beginning Thursday. Dear UD community, As you may be aware, the World Health Organization today...

Punkin Chunkin puts out feelers in seeking return to Delaware

The event was held last fall in Rantoul, IL and saw a world record toss of more than 4,000 feet, but saw fewer participants, according to a release from organizers. "Before we commit to taking...

Museum of Natural History to get new name in nearly $10 million makeover

The Delaware Museum of Natural History is kicking off  a $9.8 million capital campaign to upgrade the museum’s galleries and public spaces while moving away from exhibits based on taxidermy. This is the largest redesign...

Ceremony marks ties with Delaware medical tourism company and South Korean health care providers

An agreement signed last  week will strengthen ties with  a promising Delaware small business and leading firms in South Korea, as well as the nation’s official tourism agency. Delaware Secretary of State Jeff Bullock hosted...