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Gift of Life Donor program and Bayhealth

Bryan ShupeHealth, Headlines

Each day, 17 people in the United States die while waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. Bayhealth is pleased to join Gift of Life Donor Program to promote organ and tissue donation. Gift of Life is encouraging individuals to register to become an organ, tissue and cornea donor, which is as easy as visiting donors1.org. “Transplantation is one of the …

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CCArts to host summer art camp for deaf children

Bryan ShupeCulture, Summer

CCArts Program Director Jennifer Hartz and Executive Director Melissa Paolercio are looking forward to finally have an arts camp for deaf children. The project was delayed because of COVID. Delaware’s Center for the Creative Arts will be holding a summer arts camp specifically for the deaf. Camp Arts for All in Sign will be taught in American Sign Language. This will be …

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YMCA offers summer day overnight camp

Bryan ShupeCulture, Summer

At the end of the summer, families want to hear their child had “the best summer ever.” To help make that happen, the YMCA of Delaware is offering summer day and overnight camp options, keeping kids and teens throughout the state adventurous, active, engaged and healthy all summer long. YMCA of Delaware camp programs offer youth fun and unique experiences …

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Dover Motor Speedway honors NASCAR legend Richard Petty

Bryan ShupeBusiness, Headlines

  Petty, a seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and seven-time Monster Mile winner, to make appearances before WĂŒrth 400 NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, April 28. Petty Family is celebrating its 75th anniversary in NASCAR this season. LEGACY MOTOR CLUB co-owner Jimmie Johnson, an 11-time Dover winner, also to appear on the Monster Monument and race in the WĂŒrth 400. Visit DoverMotorSpeedway.com to …

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Mountaire packs 20,000 Easter boxes for local families

Bryan ShupeDelaware Live, Business, Charity, Headlines

Mountaire packed 20,000 boxes (company-wide) for families facing food insecurity this Easter. At their Selbyville, DE location over 8,000 complete meals were assembled and loaded into church vans and rental trucks. “We’re only able to do this because of their help,” said Mountaire Farms Spokeswoman Cathy Bassett said. Mountaire Cares This is the 30th annual Mountaire Cares’ “Thanksgiving for Thousands,” …

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Bayhealth welcomes first New Year babies of 2024

Bryan ShupeHealth

  Bayhealth welcomed its first two New Year babies of 2024, As the world rang in the New Year. At Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus, baby girl Emery Grace Foster was born to parents Alyssa Novello and Edward “Eddie” Foster of Townsend at 3:09 p.m. on Jan. 1. She weighed 8 lbs, 5 oz. and was 21 inches long. “2023 was …

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Data reveals extent of Delaware’s lottery obsession

Bryan ShupeCulture, Headlines

Delaware is the fourth most lottery-obsessed state in the nation. Casino sweepstakes comparison experts at CasinosSweeps.com have compiled a list of how many times people in each state search for more than 140 terms, including every major national lottery as well as lottery-related phrases like “what are the chances of winning the lottery” and “where to buy lottery tickets near …

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Delaware Art Museum to host DĂ­a de los Muertos

Bryan ShupeCulture, Headlines

DĂ­a de los Muertos: Walking Among the Ancestors The Delaware Art Museum presents the fourth annual DĂ­a de los Muertos: Walking Among the Ancestors event on Saturday, October 28, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Guests of all ages can experience a variety of activities, such as an Indigenous ceremony, labyrinth walk, and contribute to ofrendas by bringing pictures of loved …