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BETHANY FENWICK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Delaware Seashore State Park to hold Historic Shipwreck Rescue Drill Reenactment on August 1

The staff of Delaware Seashore State Park will be reenacting a 19th century shipwreck rescue drill at the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum on Thursday, August 1 at 5:30 p.m.

NEW CASTLE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: EasterSeals to Host Caregiver Conference

Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore and the Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) are hosting the 9th annual Easterseals Caregiver Conference on August 28 at its NEW LOCATION, the Embassy Suites, 654 S.

Dollar’s value in Delaware ranks 34th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Delaware finished in a tie for 34th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Delaware ranks 41st for rental car tax rates, study finds

Delaware finished in a tie for 41st in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Graduates earn 68 degrees from Strayer University-Delaware

About 76.5 percent of the 68 degrees and certificates handed out by Strayer University-Delaware in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 735 degrees from Delaware State University

About 13.7 percent of the 735 degrees and certificates handed out by Delaware State University in 2017-18 were to students in parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 1,883 degrees, certificates from Delaware Technical Community College-Terry

About 30.3 percent of the 1,883 degrees and certificates handed out by Delaware Technical Community College-Terry in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 246 degrees, certificates from Wesley College

About 21.1 percent of the 246 degrees and certificates handed out by Wesley College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them some ofthe most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 662 degrees, certificates from Goldey-Beacom College

About 66.2 percent of the 662 degrees and certificates handed out by Goldey-Beacom College in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 59 degrees, certificates from Delaware College of Art and Design

About 69.5 percent of the 59 degrees and certificates handed out by Delaware College of Art and Design in 2017-18 were to students in visual and performing arts programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 5,076 degrees from Wilmington University

About 25 percent of the 5,076 degrees and certificates handed out by Wilmington University in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 5,736 degrees from the University of Delaware

About 20.2 percent of the 5,736 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Delaware in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Discover Bank in Greenwood last evaluated by feds in 2018

Discover Bank in Greenwood, Delaware received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on March 1, 2018.

The Bank of Delmarva in Seaford last evaluated by feds in 2016

The Bank of Delmarva in Seaford, Delaware received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on Nov. 1, 2016.

BETHANY FENWICK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 3rd Annual Paddlefest Event Offered at Delaware Seashore State Park

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation’s Delaware Seashore State Park will host “Paddlefest” for the third year in a row on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Delaware Seashore State Park.

BETHANY FENWICK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Mountaire Awards $70,000 In Scholarship Funds to Students

Mountaire Farms, the nation’s sixth largest chicken producer, recently awarded 28 students with $2,500 scholarships to help them pay for college.

Manufacturing industry Q1 net sales up 0.7%

The manufacturing industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 0.7 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Nondurable manufacturing industry Q1 net sales down 2%

The nondurable manufacturing industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 2 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB last evaluated by feds in 2017

Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB in Wilmington, Delaware received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on Aug. 7, 2017.

Analysis: Residents receiving food stamps in March down 7.1% from last year

About 130,125 Delaware residents were on food stamp rolls in March 2019, a decrease of 7.1 percent from the same month last year, according to data obtained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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