Category: Business Associations

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s (DSCC) Small Business Alliance (SBA) will honor this year’s Superstars in Business award winners at their annual awards ceremony at the Hotel du Pont’s Gold Ballroom on Nov. 10. The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award, named for one of Delaware’s leading small business entrepreneurs, honors businesses and…

New board members at Catholic Charities Rich Kolodgie was elected board chair of the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington. Kolodgie is currently senior career transition coach for Barton Career Advisors in Wilmington, and has over 25 years of experience in human resources. New board members are Cindy Hayes Mann and Benjamin Ryan. DelTech…

The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2016 National Small Business Week Awards, including Small Business Person of the Year. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses. “National Small Business Week is an opportunity to celebrate the impact these entrepreneurial spirits have on…

SBA primer: Programs that can help you

By Kathy Canavan Delaware is no longer Uncle Dupie’s state. While the DuPont Co. still employs 7,000, small businesses are creating more than 5,000 jobs a year here. Half of the state’s private work force now gets paychecks from small businesses. There are 73,934 small businesses in Delaware – companies that have fewer than 500…

By Christi Milligan The mission of Junior Achievement of Delaware has always been to inject real-world business experience into the state’s educational blueprint. Last week, the organization, along with M&T Bank, honored three local professionals whose work-force development, strategic planning and innovation are models for the program’s 15,000 students. Developer Rob Buccini, co-founder of the…

Dover, Del. –– LEADelaware, the state’s agriculture and natural resources leadership program, is accepting applications for its fourth fellowship class, which will run for two years starting in January 2016. Applications must be received by Nov. 13; applicants will be notified of their selection in early December. LEADelaware is designed to help build the next…