Month: November 2017

Dr. Beth Bienvenu, director of the Office of Accessibility at the National Endowment for the Arts, will give museum directors tips on making the arts accessible to all when she speaks at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library on December 13. Her presentation, “Accessibility Basics: Ensuring Access for Everyone,” is open to the public from 1:30…

Delaware offers an array of resources for women in business

Delaware is home to a variety of resources that offer services like education, mentoring, planning, financial guidance and general support for women in business. We rounded up a list of just some of the services available in the state. Great Dames Inc. 318 Queen St. | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147 www.GreatDames.com Mission: Help women discover their…

(AP) — Directors of the Delaware Electric Cooperative have voted to return almost $5 million in capital credits to the co-op’s member-owners. The capital credits, which represent profits or margins, are to be distributed in December to customers of the not-for-profit utility. Officials say the billing credits or checks will be given to customers who…

DowDuPont Transportation and Advanced Polymers has introduced DuPont Kalrez 9600, a perfluoroelastomer developed for the semiconductor fabricating industry. DowDuPont is promoting Kalrez as a high-purity product that provides longer seal life; is ozone, ammonia, fluorine and oxygen radical resistant, and has ultralow outgassing and outstanding thermal stability. The company said Kalrez is suited for plasma…

The Delaware Arts Museum is inviting artists to submit works to its first craft show with a jury since 1988. Beginning January 1, artists 18 and over who live within 150 miles of the museum may submit up to three works of contemporary craft created within the last 10 years. Paul Sacaridiz, executive director of…

Delaware’s ILC Dover, which manufactures high-performance flexible materials for products ranging from spacesuits to flood protection, celebrated its 70th anniversary at its Frederica headquarters today. Started in 1947 as International Latex Corporation, ILC Dover is known for the production of space suits for NASA. Since the 1960s, ILC has been involved in space development and…

The Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation announced the top ideas from its “2017 Reinventing Delaware” dinner. The annual event at 1313 Innovation on Nov. 8 brought together more than 100 thought leaders who presented their best ideas for creating jobs in the state. Attendees voted on the top 11 ideas. “It’s humbling to see how many…

(AP) — The governors of Maryland and Delaware are urging the Federal Regulatory Commission to expedite its review of the $278 million Artificial Island transmission line project. Govs. Larry Hogan and John Carney urged FERC on Tuesday to consider alternative cost methodologies presented in June by PJM’s Board of Managers. Under those, Delmarva ratepayers would…