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Tickled Pink … Shopping with a Purpose presented a donation in the amount of $500 to Justin Norman, president of the Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company (BBVFC), on Tuesday, June 8. The donation represents a portion of profits from the shop from April and May per owners Elise Lindsey and Mi…

Every spring, the Regal Awards are presented by the Builders & Remodelers Association of Delaware to highlight excellence in the Delaware home building industry. And even though the COVID-19 pandemic caused the event to be held virtually last year, this year the 29th annual Regal Awards …

Reid Tingle, president and CEO of Bank of Ocean City, along with the Board of Directors, recently announced that Melissa von Bank has graduated from Commercial Lending School—Foundational from the American Bankers Association.

On Thursday, June 10, McKee Builders celebrated the groundbreaking for construction on their newest Sussex County development: Friendship Creek. Located at 35053 Dundee Street, Frankford, Friendship Creek is a 133-home development that will offer amenities to residents while also being just …

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Tuesday announced additional aid to agricultural producers and businesses as part of the USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative — including chicken growers who have yet to receive financial assistance during the pandemic.

County Bank has announced a new logo, refreshing the bank’s brand after 30 years in business. The new ad campaign, “Same Bank, New Look,” launches this month. The bank, which was founded and is headquartered in Rehoboth Beach, updated their traditional logo, which will be displayed at all se…

With COVID restrictions in place earlier this year, the annual presentation of the Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service to Delaware Agriculture looked a lot different than a ballroom full of agriculture supporters. Recently, Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Michael T. Scuse took a ro…

Reacting to the nationwide worker shortage, members of U.S. Chamber of Commerce are suggesting removing barriers that prevent valuable employees from entering the workforce, by considering alternatives including hiring those who have been incarcerated.

CustomFit360, a personal-training facility in Ocean View, has announced the appointment of Carmel Monfiletto as their in-house nutritionist. Monfiletto, a registered dietitian and licensed nutritionist, will be responsible for client assessments based on medical and nutritional history, curr…

Mercantile Processing Inc., a Delaware-based merchant-services and point-of-sale company, recently announced their acquisition of Coastal Business Machines and their furthered expansion in the tri-state area.

Registration is open for the Delaware Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) free “How to Start a Business” webinar, scheduled for Thursdays, June 10 and July 8, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesdays, June 16 and July 21, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Excel Property Management, located at 35370 Atlantic Avenue in Millville, has broken ground on a new office expansion. Dave Baldo, owner, said, ‘Continued growth has required the addition of a new and much larger conference room to be used for client meetings and presentations. The old confe…

Every year, the Regal Awards are presented by the Builders & Remodelers Association of Delaware (BRAD) to highlight excellence in the home-building industry. And even though the COVID-19 pandemic caused the event to be held virtually last year, this year the 29th annual Regal Awards cere…

Experienced, intermediate, and new farmers can all benefit from working one-on-one with a consultant to fortify their farm operations, but not all farmers have the budget to do so. Thanks to funding from the Northeast Extension Risk Management Education Center (NERME), Future Harvest has lau…

Applications for Sussex Conservation District (SCD) cover-crop cost-share program will be accepted Monday, June 14, through Friday, July 30. The program provides farmers with up to $40,000 in cost-share assistance to offset costs associated with planting cover crops.

Scott Kammerer, president of SoDel Concepts, recently announced the promotion of Jack Temple to director of operations for the hospitality company, which has 12 restaurants in coastal Sussex County and another under construction in Fenwick Island.

Beebe Healthcare’s Nurses Celebrating Nurses Committee recently presented the 2021 Nursing Excellence Awards. The awards ceremony is held annually to honor nine individual nurses for their dedication but also to recognize the entire Beebe nursing team for their consistent dedication to carin…

After nearly seven months, the bright lights of Hollywood are about to shine once again at the Clayton Theatre, beginning Friday, May 28, thanks to the State’s removal of capacity restrictions inside restaurants, retail, other businesses and houses of worship.

This week, Brian Drosdzal artfully arranged pepperoni slices in the shape of a large “20” on top of a cheese pizza, in celebration of his family restaurant’s double-decade anniversary.

Salty Paws doggie ice cream bar and bakery held a ribbon-cutting recently for the new franchise location in Bethany Beach, located at 100 Garfield Parkway, Unit 5, just off Garfield Parkway. Co-owner Carry Krecker of Lewes worked at the franchise in Rehoboth for more than a year and said, “a…

On Friday, May 14, 360 Fitness & Barre of Bethany Beach hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce at their new location in the Market Place at Sea Colony. The celebration included food and refreshments, along with friends, family and community members.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gallo Realty’s Gallo Gives Foundation awarded its 2021 first-quarter earning donations to Champions for Children’s Mental Health, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Get Well Maps Foundation, Gather & Give for Gavin, Read Aloud Delaware and the Delaware Botan…

The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA) recently announced a partnership with Fulton Bank, a lending sponsor in NAMMBA’s effort to affect positive change with the housing needs of under-served communities and with the development of a more diverse mortgage w…

The Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce welcomes new member Northrop Realty on Friday, May 21, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Founder & CEO Creig Northrop, with his wife and CEO, Carla Northrop, did the honors, along with Chief Brand Officer Ray Bularz and owner/agent Jim Lattanzi.  Loc…

GOLO, a wellness solutions company, recently announced a $10,000 donation to the Green Beret Project. The donation continues the company’s commitment to supporting community-based health and wellness initiatives in the state of Delaware, representatives said.

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Beebe Healthcare’s Laboratory Services at the South Coastal Health Campus in Millville based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs, Beebe rep…

On Wednesday, May 19, DiFebo’s Market celebrated its grand opening and ribbon-cutting with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce. Fellow Chamber members, as well as community members, family members and customers, came out to support the new business.

Reaching a milestone to celebrate, Coastal Point newspaper last week was named the 2020 News Organization of the Year in its division by the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association (MDDC).

On Thursday, May 6, Tickled Pink of Bethany Beach hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce at their new location, in downtown Bethany Beach. The celebration included coffee and refreshments, along with friends, family and community members.

Surrounded by fresh air, warm sun and a cool ocean nearby, it seems that lifeguards may have the right idea for their morning workouts. And, having retired after 29 years as a patrol captain throughout Fenwick Island and Bethany Beach, Tim Ferry is starting a business based on his lifetime o…

In recognition of Small Business Week and National Travel & Tourism Week (May 2-8), Gov. John Carney will join the Delaware Tourism Office to visit small businesses and attractions in Kent, New Castle and Sussex counties this week, including a visit to the Delaware Botanic Gardens.

Northrop Realty, a Long & Foster Company, has added two real estate professionals, Allison Stine and Jim Lattanzi, serving the Delaware and Maryland coastal region. Stine and Lattanzi join Northrop Realty as the brokerage opens two new locations in Delaware, a coastal headquarters in Bet…