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Middletown Community Hosts 24 Hour Fundraiser Annual Big Ball Marathon Gives Back to Delaware Community

The community that plays together, wins together! If you haven’t heard about the hardworking Middletown community organization M.O.T. Big Ball you should keep reading! The annual 24 hour Big Ball Marathon supports the Middletown, Odessa, Townsend community year round through various avenues. I’ve had the opportunity to meet the hardworking group of people that go above and beyond to support […]

Downtown Dover: Fun for the Whole Family Downtown Dover Hosts First Friday Events in Delaware Capital

Did you know that the first Friday of every month, the downtown Dover shops pretty much throw a big block party with refreshments, fun activities and live music for the whole family? Stop searching for inexpensive things to do with your family on a Friday night! Get outside, walk around and enjoy what downtown Dover has […]

Gals That Give Raises $29,771 For Delaware Community

As you may know, Christina Lessard and I help lead a non-profit called Gals That Give along with three other women: Kim Willson of Ruggerio Willson & Associates, Stephanie Turner of George & Lynch and Erin Barrett of Outlook Events at The Duncan Center. We’ve had a surge of new interest in the event lately […]

Braeden Mannering’s Big Picture Helps The Homeless Young Delaware Philanthropist Has A Plan To Help The Homeless Community

It is so easy to get lost in the busyness of business with the to-do lists, emails, rush hour traffic and deadlines that we forget about “the big picture”. Meet Braeden Mannering, an inspiring ten year old Delawarean that sees the bigger picture, understands that there are people in Delaware that may not know when their next […]

Teller Wines Lewes: A Charming Experience

Teller Wines Philosophy: “To inform, inspire and share the passion of great wine through wine education” A few weeks ago, I stopped into Teller Wines for the first time. Lessard Builders was hosting a happy hour at our model home for the Women’s Council of Realtors in Sussex County and picking up wine was on […]

Willey Farms: Local History & Passion For People Homegrown Market in Townsend, Delaware Is A Community Favorite

The history of Willey Farms in Townsend, Delaware reminds me of one of those cute, inspiring videos you might see before a Pixar or Disney movie. It all began with a farm and an old baggage cart in 1975. Donald and Irene Willey would pack up the produce from their farm and sell it on […]

Gals That Give Charity in Delaware Girl's Night Out for Charity Event Gives Back To Delaware Community

Gals That Give Charity is giving back to non-profit organizations through monthly “Girls Night Out” events. To date, the events have collectively raised over $16,298 for local charities in Kent County, Delaware. Newly launched non-profit, Gals That Give Charity invites women to their “Girls Night Out” event on Thursday May 15th, 2014 for dinner, drinks […]

Delaware CSA: Community Supported Agriculture

Did you know that according to The WorldWatch Institute, the vast majority of produce travels over 1,500 miles from farm to plate and during the transport, it loses much of its nutrients, freshness and vitality? Over the past few years, there has been an increasing amount of conversation about the benefits of Community Supported Agriculture, […]