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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Bear Library: Stories Told HereBear Library opened in 1998 and immediately became the busiest library in the state of Delaware. It re-opened its doors in January 2013 after undergoing a multimillion-dollar, state-of-the-art renovation. As the unofficial town center for the Bear community, the 25,000 square foot facility provides more than 135,000 items for loan including audio, video, magazines, e-books, databases, and print books. Additionally it offers library programs for all ages and interests, including ESL and GED programs, public access computers, study rooms, and meeting spaces for nonprofit community groups and organizations.
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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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