Business 2019-09-09T08:57:13-05:00


  • TEAM KELLER DONATION - The Bank of Delmarva donated $500 recently to Team Keller, a local charity that is raising awareness to help find a cure for cystic fibrosis. Keller Hoch is the 8-year-old son of Corey and Jenna Hoch of Salisbury, Md. Keller was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis right after his second birthday in October of 2013. Team Keller was formed in 2014 and they have helped raise over $100K through fundraising efforts to help the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The Bank of Delmarva’s employees contribute money to a Casual Day Fund in order to dress casually on Fridays throughout the year. The monies collected are then donated to various organizations in the communities they serve. Pictured from left: Ashley Clevenger, employee committee, The Bank of Delmarva; Jenna Hoch; Corey Hoch; Shane Niblett, VP, Information Security officer, The Bank of Delmarva. Front row: Keller Hoch and Laney Hoch.

Women in Business profiles

September 7th, 2019|Categories: BUSINESS|

Name, company name & title: Dawn M. Hopkins, Regional Business Manager, Sussex County, Delaware Division of Small Business. Key responsibilities: I assist would-be entrepreneurs and small businesses with navigating the government regulatory process, connecting them with resource agencies and helping them access capital. Education: Dual Master of Science in Management: Public Administration and Human Resource Management from Wilmington University; Bachelor’s degree from University of Delaware. Family: Husband, John (32 years); two sons, one daughter-in-law, two grandchildren Interests: Spending time with family, serving at my church, hunting for treasures in unique shops and small businesses. Community involvement: Praise Team, Crossroad Community Church; Milton Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary (17 years). [...]

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This month’s Business Report theme is Women in Business. It is undeniable that women make their marks in a wide variety of businesses and organizations.

You can check out the business profiles of our participating businesses and organizations and see that for yourself. Representatives from the Delaware Division of Small Business, Bank of Delmarva, Unique Jewelry, Lyons Company, and Hook PR and Marketing took the time to fill out our questionairre.

There are many more stories that could have been shared and hopefully those businesses and organizations will participate in next year’s Women in Business edition.

Next month’s theme is Health and Wellness. If you have a health related business, don’t miss your chance to participate with an ad and story in this special edition.

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