The Food Bank of Delaware announced Aug. 28 that Gwen Guerke has joined the organization as its new Milford branch communications coordinator.
This new role comes at an exciting time for the Food Bank of Delaware as the expanded branch will open its doors to the first class of The Culinary School on Sept. 9, and an official ribbon cutting is planned for Sept. 20.
Guerke will be responsible for communicating with print, visual and social media vehicles about the Food Bank of Delaware’s Milford Branch and cultivating relationships with key members of the downstate community. She will be educating the public and potential donors about the mission and work of the Food Bank of Delaware and the Milford branch expansion project.
Prior to joining the Food Bank of Delaware, Guerke worked as the longtime editor of the Milford Chronicle/The Journal and is best known as the Tell Gwen columnist for the Delaware State News. She is a veteran adjunct instructor at Delaware Tech Owens Campus and is also employed as a part-time marketing and communications specialist for Bayhealth.
Guerke is active in the community as a mentor in the Milford School District, a member of the Mispillion Art League, a steering committee member for the Paddle/Pedal Festival and a runner in events that benefit charitable causes.
She is a native of Milford and a graduate of the University of Delaware.