Month: August 2016

New Castle County Chamber of Commerce named Liz Scott, co-executive director of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and mother to founder Alexandra “Alex” Scott, as the keynote speaker for its 26th Annual Entrepreneurial & Business Women’s Expo. Registration is open for the expo, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Chase Center…

BALTIMORE — Corrigan Sports Enterprises announced it has acquired the Discover Bank Delaware Marathon and Running Festival. The annual event consists of numerous concurrent distances, including the Discover Bank marathon, Patterson Schwartz Real Estate half marathon, Horizon Services four-person relay, Michelob Ultra eight-person relay, and a 1.2-mile fun run. The 14th annual Discover Bank Delaware…

By Sam Waltz A Chester County, Pa.-based national lender in the private club industry called the purchase of the University & Whist Club by entrepreneurs John Hynansky and Thomas Hatzis “in principal the best of all possible outcomes.” “The truth is that private clubs across the country have been suffering for a decade, perhaps longer,”…

By Alex Vuocolo Special to Delaware Business Times Wilmington voters will choose from no less than eight Democratic candidates for mayor in the Sept. 13 primary election. Among the contenders are a city councilmember, a state senator, a nonprofit professional and a former police officer. We asked each of the candidates two questions about how…

(Washington, D.C.) — Kiplinger has released its ranking of the best and worst states for taxes. Kiplinger’s fourth annual Tax Map — reveals income taxes, sales taxes, gas taxes, “sin” taxes (for products such as alcohol and tobacco) and other tax rules and exemptions across all 50 states and Washington, D.C. “Where you live can…

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber and the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) have teamed up with other regional business organizations to create a fund specifically designed to help small business owners affected by the flood quickly get back on their feet. The two groups announced the creation of the Louisiana Small Business Rebirth…