Month: July 2015

Wilmington, Del — The Delaware Division of the Arts is awarding $2.95 million in grants for Fiscal Year 2016, to support 112 arts initiatives throughout the state. Twenty-three communities across Delaware, from Claymont to Selbyville, will receive grants to support arts programming and services, arts education, and related arts marketing and promotion. “The investment we…

Ab+c Creative Intelligence has been named the agency of record for Stamford Health in Stamford, Conn. A leading healthcare provider in southwestern Connecticut, Stamford Health has contracted with ab+c to launch its new brand and the opening of its new hospital. “We’re confident that ab+c, with its proven track record in healthcare marketing, will help…

DuPont’s second-quarter sales were $8.6 billion, down 11 percent compared with last year. The company said the drop was due to negative impacts from currents, portfolio changes, volume and its local product and price mix. Second-quarter operating earnings were $1.18 per share, compared to $1.17 per share in the prior year.  GAAP1 earnings were $1.03…

The American Nurses Credentialing Center has redesignated Christiana Care Health System as a magnet for nursing excellence. Magnet is the preeminent recognition for hospital systems in the United States. Only 7 percent of the nation’s hospitals hold the designation. Christiana Care was first in Delaware to achieve magnet status in 2010, and it is first…

Dover, Del. — Lewis D. Schiliro, Delaware’s Secretary of Safety and Homeland Security announced the retirement of Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) Director Jamie Turner. Abel J. Schall,  Hole Hook and Ladder Fire Chief was appointed as his successor. “Jamie Turner has dedicated much of his life to the service of our citizens,” said Gov.…

Lewes, Del – The Beebe Medical Group Board of Directors announces the appointment of George V. Jirak, MD, MBA, as President/CEO of Beebe Medical Group Jirak will oversee the employed physician medical group under Beebe Healthcare, currently comprised of 18 medical specialty offices in 25 locations throughout southern Delaware, with more than 101 medical providers…