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Earth Day 2019

Written on: April 17th, 2019 in Blog Posts

Monday April 22, 2019 is Earth Day, and from now until the end of April, there are fun events and volunteer opportunities in our community.


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50+ Ways to Volunteer in Delaware

Written on: April 2nd, 2019 in Blog Posts

Are you looking for ways to get involved and to help out your community? Luckily, there are many ways in Delaware to give back.


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Saint Patrick’s Day in DE

Written on: March 13th, 2019 in Blog Posts

Saint Patrick’s Day is coming up! There are events in Wilmington and Dover to celebrate. And, learn more about Irish history and culture in Delaware.


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Black History Month Spotlight on Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Abraham Doras Shadd, Jane Mitchell, and Littleton Mitchell

Written on: February 13th, 2019 in Blog Posts

Throughout Black History Month we are spotlighting African American leaders that influenced Delaware. This week, we are highlighting families who changed history: Mary Ann Shadd Cary and Abraham Doras Shadd, a father and daughter from the 1800s and Jane Mitchell and Littleton Mitchell a husband and wife from recent time. These families helped shape Delaware and the nation at large. 


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Black History Month Spotlight on Louis L. Redding, Fred T. Johnson, Samuel D. Burris, and Pauline A. Young. 

Written on: February 4th, 2019 in Blog Posts

Throughout Black History Month, we will be highlighting African American leaders that have influenced Delaware’s history. This week, we are highlighting Louis L. Redding, Fred T. Johnson, Samuel D. Burris, and Pauline A. Young. 


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