Business Briefs Summer 2020

June 10, 2020

Weis offers in-store donation program

Weis Markets launched its Fight Hunger in-store donation program April 30. At checkout, customers can round up their order total or purchase a $1, $3, $5 or $10 voucher to help support families in need in their community. “This is a difficult time for a growing number of families who are struggling with food insecurity,” said Ron Bonacci, Weis Markets vice president of advertising and marketing. “Our Fight Hunger program gives customers the opportunity to donate to regional food banks who work to support thousands of local food pantries and hunger groups.” This is Weis Markets’ 13th annual Fight Hunger campaign, which has raised more than $2.5 million and been supplemented by company donations. Locally, the campaign benefits Food Bank of Delaware.

Grotto Pizza unveils enhanced online ordering platform

Grotto Pizza has launched a brand-new website and mobile platform with a fresh design, easy-to-use navigation and online ordering enhancements. Users will find their favorite content on the site, as well as new features including upgraded online ordering capabilities, responsive layout design and improved navigation.

“The casual-dining restaurant industry is constantly changing and evolving to meet the needs of the customer,” said Jeff Gosnear, Grotto Pizza vice president. “The culinary scene is top-notch in Rehoboth Beach and throughout Delaware, and we continually aim to innovate our customer offerings so that we remain top-of-mind as a preferred dining destination. Innovative ideas drive success, and customers prefer ease of use and efficiency when it comes to the online ordering landscape, which is why we believe this new website is a natural step forward for the Grotto Pizza customer experience.”

By seamlessly integrating the new website with the company’s online ordering platform, guests are able to find store locations, view their favorite lunch and dinner items, purchase items from the Grotto gift shop, order online for pickup and delivery, and more. To view the website, place an online order or for more information, go to

Becker Morgan Group among top architecture and engineering firms nationwide

Building Design+Construction magazine again ranked Becker Morgan Group as one of the nation’s top architecture engineering firms in the 2019 Giants 300 Report. The annual report ranks leading architecture, engineering and construction firms nationwide, with more than 485 firms participating. Becker Morgan Group ranked No. 72 among architecture engineering firms and was also recognized as a leader in a series of sector-specific categories including grade schools, healthcare, hotel, office space and higher education.

W. Ronald Morgan, AIA, president of Becker Morgan Group, continues to attribute the firm’s success to its clients and staff. “It’s an honor to be recognized as a leading firm nationwide among our peers. We believe this recognition is a testament to the level and quality of service we provide clients,” said Morgan.

Becker Morgan Group emphasizes the importance of continuing education for team members, a value Gregory V. Moore, P.E., principal, says has contributed to the growth of the firm: “We remain committed to providing continuing education opportunities for our staff, including professional conferences, trainings and seminars, allowing the firm to remain abreast of industry trends so our team is poised to provide clients with innovative and creative solutions.”

Giant offers curbside pickup

Giant Food announced Giant Pickup earlier this year, allowing customers to place their grocery orders online and pick them up in as little as four hours at their local Giant without ever leaving their cars. Pickup is available from Giant stores in Rehoboth Beach and Long Neck. New convenient features include an expanded assortment with hundreds of new items, such as plant-based foods as well as unique global offerings. To place an order with Giant Pickup, customers may use any device to visit, or use the app, enter their ZIP code and begin filling their cart. 

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