TekSolvFrom humble beginnings, 2014 Superstars in Business Award winner TekSolv has grown into multiple award-winning providers of professional service solutions for industrial markets, focusing on safety and training services, systems integration and oilfield automation services, engineering consulting, and environmental and occupational health services.
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Christiana Care: Cancer Genetic CounselingKnowing the risks for cancer in your family may help you to avoid cancer or to find it early, when it is most curable. The genetic risk assessment program at Christiana Care's Helen F. Graham Cancer Center can help identify your risks for hereditary cancer based on family history and genetics, as well as additional personal and environmental factors.
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- The World is our CampusImmersion programs help us prepare our students for the jobs of tomorrow. They give students a tremendous economic advantage in an increasingly competitive world. Beginning in Fall 2015, the Appoquinimink School District will offer a Spanish language immersion program. This new option will provide elementary students with an opportunity to engage in learning in a non-traditional and exciting way – by immersing them in two languages and cultures – Spanish and English – from kindergarten through 12th grade. Students in the program will become proficient in both languages while learning the same content as their peers outside the program. www.apposchooldistrict.com/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=248404&type=d More »
Captive Insurance in DelawareInsurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart sits down with Delaware Business Times publisher Sam Waltz to discuss Delaware's sophisticated corporate laws, respected judiciary, and financial infrastructure that make it the preeminent jurisdiction for businesses of all kinds, including traditional and captive insurance companies. The Commissioner describes the growth of the captive insurance industry nationally and worldwide, and what it means for Delaware's economic future.
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Inspiration SpaceThe Delaware Division of Libraries announced the official launch of Delaware Libraries Inspiration Space, a unique project that grew out of a $2.8 million stimulus grant from the State of Delaware. Inspiration Spaces are collaborative, creative spaces where people can enthusiastically learn about and experiment with technology, entrepreneurship, and DIY activities. They provide Job Center services, and also feature laptops with 3D modeling, design, and coding software, and programs on Coding, Digital Photography and MinecraftEdu. So far seven libraries have 3D printers, green screens, and design software, all designed to unleash the potential in all Delawareans. Check out this exciting new chapter in Delaware’s public libraries!
Beyond the StageExecutive Director Bud Martin shares how the Delaware Theatre Company's nationally recognized education programs reach out to all sectors of the community. From at-risk-youth to individuals with developmental disabilities, from school children and young playwrights to seniors, the DTC enjoys giving back to and being inspired by the community.
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- Zwaanendael MuseumWelcome to the Zwaanendael Museum, a showcase for Lewes-area maritime, military, and social history. Modeled after the town hall in Hoorn, the Netherlands, the museum commemorates the founding of Delaware's first European settlement by the Dutch in 1631. www.history.delaware.gov/museums/zm/zm_main.shtml More »
- Enhancing the ZooRed pandas and bald eagles are the newest additions to the Brandywine Zoo. Did we mention the monkeys are coming back too? All of these changes underscore the announcement of a multimillion dollar plan to enhance the zoo's offerings without sacrificing it's charm. We'll show you what's in store in this week's First Look. More »
YWCA Delaware: Because You GiveA donation to the YWCA Delaware can change a life forever. YWCA Delaware is a non-profit organization committed to serving women, girls and their families by equipping them with the tools required to enrich their families, be empowered women and take a stand for racial equity.
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