Category: News Updates

By Sam Waltz Delaware Business Times In an annual meeting that lasted only 45 minutes Wednesday, shareholders of the DuPont Company trumped the dreams of activist investor Nelson Peltz and his Trian Fund, turning down Peltz’ bid to elect 4 directors to the 12-member DuPont Company Board. Specific vote totals were not announced, but the…

The Brandywine Museums & Gardens Alliance (BMGA) has announced  the 2015 Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport program begins May 25. Passports provide admission to 11 of the Brandywine Valley’s cultural attractions, gardens, art museums, and historical sites from Memorial Day through Labor Day, with savings of more than $350 if all locations are visited during the 15-week season.…

The Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH) will host its third annual conference Wednesday.  Titled “High Value Health Care: Are We Moving in the Right Direction?”, the event will feature regional and national healthcare leaders, including Janice Nevin of Christiana Care Health System. The GPBCH represents the employer community in Southeastern, Pennsylvania., Delaware, and Southern…

The Small Business Administration will conduct a walking tour through the Southbridge business corridor in Wilmington Tuesdaywith representatives from city, state and Congressional offices. The tour is also the rollout of a new Delaware Department of Transportation effort to spotlight businesses along Delaware’s historic byways. The Southbridge businesses are located along the route where Harriet…