Local business
DOVER — Delaware’s unemployment rate was slightly lower than the national figure in June and is inching closer to pre-pandemic amounts, according to a Department of Labor report released Friday.
DOVER – The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Smyrna Nutrition on July 15 to celebrate the business’s one-year anniversary. The ceremony was …
Development
DOVER — The price of lumber in the United States skyrocketed in early May, when lumber cost as much as $1,700 per thousand board feet. However, Kolby Dukes, a manager at Dukes Lumber Co. in …
Business Organizations
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce is now in its 20th year of presenting the popular 55+ Expo and we want you to understand something critically important: the 55+ Expo is NOT an event just for …
WILMINGTON — The Joint Military Affairs Committee of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and New Castle County Chamber of Commerce have announced that the 2021 recipients of the Delaware Warrior Friendly Business Award are the Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce (Under 50 Employees) and Bank of America (Over 50 Employees).
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The Black Chamber of Commerce has signed up 265 members statewide since launching in September 2020.  It’s founder and CEO Ayanna Khan says she created it to help small minority-owned …
HOCKESSIN — Joanne McGeoch has been named interim executive director for Delaware Nature Society. This appointment is part of the transition following the retirement of Executive Director Anne …
WILMINGTON — Leadership Delaware, Inc. is looking for the next group of future fellows and leaders for their 14th cohort, the Class of 2022, and invites interested candidates to join them for …
NEWARK — Food Bank of Delaware is accepting applications for the organization’s free workforce training program, Delaware Food Works. Classes are available in culinary arts and …
WILMINGTON — The H.E.R. Business Plan Competition will award three cash prizes to women-owned businesses who submit their business plans for consideration. “The H.E.R. Business Plan …
Upon hearing that state lawmakers had passed an increase to the minimum wage June 17, Ryan Peters, co-owner of RISE Fitness+Adventure in Rehoboth Beach, was delighted. At the same time, local business leaders are thrilled that more money is moving into the wallets of employees and hoping they spend big at area companies, bolstering bonds between shops and consumers.
NEWARK — Karins and Associates, an engineering and surveying firm headquartered in Newark, has hired two engineering professionals in their Newark and Exton locations. Younsil Lee, P.E., …
DOVER — Businesses looking to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs through the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Energy Efficiency Investment Fund …
DOVER — Businesses looking to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs through the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Energy Efficiency Investment Fund …
DOVER — A limited supply of crabs this summer has led to higher prices at stores and restaurants and brought some crabby moods to seafood lovers throughout Delaware.
SMYRNA — A leadership change is coming but expect the same vision moving forward. That’s according to Kimberly A. Schlichting, who will become president and CEO of Delaware Municipal Electric Corp. Inc. on Oct. 16. She’ll replace her mentor, Patrick McCullar, who will remain as a consultant for the nonprofit to assist with the transition.
Julia Ashworth and Vince Stutts were elected to a three-year term on the United Way of Delaware board of directors, and Doug Philips was elected to a one-year term as Chair of UWDE’s Audit …
WILMINGTON — The Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Interise, a national not-for-profit with award-winning small business programs, to offer EnrichDelaware! Using …
LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food, the leading greater Washington, D.C. regional food retailer, has launched Local Produce Boxes featuring locally sourced, in-season produce online through Giant …
WILMINGTON — Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore is hosting its second annual vendor and craft fair in conjunction with the 40th annual Easterseals/CAI Volleyball Challenge & Spiker Stroll.