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YMCA of Delaware gearing up for the best summer ever

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At the end of the summer, families want to hear their child had “the best summer ever.” To help make that happen, the YMCA of Delaware is offering summer day and overnight camp options, keeping kids and teens throughout the state adventurous, active, engaged and healthy all summer long. YMCA of Delaware camp programs offer youth fun and unique experiences …


Avelo to announce service expansion to tropics Thursday

Betsy PriceBusiness, RSS-Business

Where will Avelo Airlines go next? We’ll know Thursday with the airlines makes an announcement about two new tropical destinations from the Wilmington Airport. The airlines now serves the airport with two Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft, with nonstop flights to 13 destinations in five Southeast states. Avelo officials will gather with Delaware politicians and Delaware River and Bay Authority representatives …

Sussex Center Director David Root Retires

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Sussex Center Director David Root Retires Published August 2023 .flex_column.av-7ws4vn-31c98abdc59c835ee7cbbb5817b90973{ border-radius:0px 0px 0px 0px; padding:0px 0px 0px 0px; } Georgetown, DE – David Root is retiring after being responsible for the operations of the southern Delaware office of the SBDC since 2017. He has been with the SBDC for 6 years and has strong experience and knowledge in economic development, especially …

Meredith Phillips-Woodard is TidalHealth’s 1st Quarter 2023 MacGyver Award Recipient

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TidalHealth is pleased to announce that Meredith Phillips-Woodard, LCSW, of Patient Care Management at TidalHealth Nanticoke has been named our 1st Quarter 2023 MacGyver Award recipient. This award recognizes TidalHealth social workers and licensed professional counselors who contribute a positive image to their profession. Phillips-Woodard is respected not only by her peers but also by management and members of various …

New College Level Esports Certificate Prepares Gamers for a Competitive Industry

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This fall, Wilmington University will offer a certificate for serious gamers who want to take their talents to the next level. The new 18-credit, 100%-online certificate, the first in Delaware, was created in partnership with Futures First Gaming (FFG). It can stand alone, or its credits can count toward an associate or bachelor’s degree. The certificate combines six credits of …

Dr. Eleazar O’Garro joins TidalHealth OB/GYN in Seaford

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TidalHealth is pleased to welcome Eleazar O’Garro, MD, to TidalHealth OB/GYN in Seaford, Del. Dr. Eleazar O’Garro received her medical degree from the University of Bologna in Bologna, Italy, and furthered her studies at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glen Head, N.Y. She completed her gynecological oncology surgical residency at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in …

The Grand Puts Over 50 Performances on Sale for the 2023-2024 Season

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The Grand is thrilled to open another season starting September 6 with the Byrds co-founder and acclaimed guitarist Roger McGuinn. Highlights of this year’s currently announced line up include: seasoned singer-songwriters Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt Together on Stage (October 5); beloved Disney Junior characters and your favorite Marvel Superheroes are live on stage in Disney Junior Live On Tour: …


State HR department releases employee retirement report

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A state Human Resources report says that Delaware hasn’t seen a spike in employee retirements in the last several years. It’s important information in guiding plans to recruit and retain employees, said Claire DeMatteis, secretary of the Department of Human Resources. It’s also important information to members of the Statewide Employees Benefits Committee and subcommittee, who are trying to hammer …


BPG breaks ground on 61-apartment building in Wilmington

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The Buccini/Pollin Group Inc. broke ground Friday morning on Humble Park, its latest residential development in downtown Wilmington. Located at the intersection of 4th and Market Streets, the multi-family community will bring 61 apartments to 317 N., Market St. in the summer of 2024. Designed by Digsau, the $16 million development will span three buildings increasing from four to six stories …

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Tatnall grad creates line of stylish, useful pickleball bags

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines, RSS-Business

Delaware native Wendee Lunt had worked for and with a Who’s Who of luxury consumer goods companies before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. But when Swarovski closed her division, the Tatnall School graduate decided she didn’t want to work for another multibillion dollar company. She wanted to take all the experience and relationships she had and build something for herself. But …