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Business Briefs Winter 2019-20

January 22, 2020

Beebe to host clinical job fair in Lewes Jan. 27

Beebe Healthcare will host a clinical healthcare professionals job fair from 3 to 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27, at the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare, 424 Savannah Road, Lewes.

Interested candidates are asked to RSVP and must bring copies of their resumes to the job fair. To RSVP, call 302-645-3336 or email employment@beebehealthcare.org.

Beebe Healthcare is hiring clinical nurses with two years of nursing experience. Openings include cardiac/telemetry, intensive care unit, cardiothoracic intensive care, step-down, cardiovascular operating room, emergency department at Margaret H. Rollins Lewes Campus, float pool, cardiac cath lab, medical-surgical units, orthopedics, registered nurse first assistant, and early nurse intervention team. 

Beebe is also hiring certified nursing assistants for multiple positions and departments.

For more information or a list of all openings at Beebe Healthcare, go to www.beebehealthcare.org/career-opportunities

Millsboro man joins local law practice

Joel W. Collins, a Millsboro native and Sussex Central High School alumnus, has returned to Millsboro to practice law. Collins is a 2019 graduate of Widener University Delaware Law School and passed the Delaware Bar last summer. As a student, he clerked for the Law Offices of Doroshow, Pasquale, Krawitz and Bhaya, and he now will practice law in the firm’s Millsboro office, 28535 DuPont Blvd. His areas of practice are personal and business bankruptcy, personal injury, wills, and small business formations.

Collins said, “I am excited to be back in my hometown to help the community. Being affiliated with the Law Offices of Doroshow, Pasquale, Krawitz and Bhaya gives me all the help and backup of a large firm, but with the small law office feel in our Millsboro location. To help members of the community know their legal rights, I offer a free initial consultation for all legal matters, without any obligation. Many routine matters can be solved quickly and inexpensively if I can catch it early on.” 

The Law Offices of Doroshow, Pasquale, Krawitz and Bhaya was established in 1978 and now has seven offices statewide. 

Grotto Pizza program nets $75K for nonprofits

Through its Community Pizza Night program, Grotto Pizza, an iconic, casual-dining restaurant with 19 locations in Delaware and Maryland, contributed more than $75,000 to Delaware and Maryland nonprofit organizations in 2019. The program gives 20 percent cash back to nonprofit organizations that host an event at the restaurant. “Giving back is an essential component to good living, and we’re proud to support the nonprofits that make Delaware and Maryland a better place to live and work,” said Jeff Gosnear, vice president of Grotto Pizza. “We’re grateful for the amazing support we’ve received from our loyal customers over the years, and we’re happy to return the good karma through our community-minded pizza nights designed to give back to local organizations.” For more information, go to www.GrottoPizza.com.

State chamber awards Tidewater Utilities for excellence

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce recently recognized the Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Awards and Award of Excellence recipients. The awards ceremony spotlights businesses and nonprofit organizations for outstanding achievements, and model approaches to business and management. Established in 1998, the awards are given annually to extraordinary businesses in honor of Marvin S. Gilman, who was a distinguished small business leader in Delaware. Tidewater Utilities Inc. was named the Award of Excellence winner in the 60-150-employee category. “Being recognized by the chamber and the business community is a great honor and validation of our strong culture, dedication to all of our stakeholders and commitment to operational excellence,” said Bruce O’Connor, Tidewater Utilities president. “With infrastructure so critical for ongoing economic development in Delaware, we look forward to delivering safe and reliable service to our customers, growing our reputation as an employer of choice and making a positive impact in the communities we serve.” Tidewater Utilities provides a wide range of water and wastewater services including consulting, contract operations and maintenance, and bulk water supply. 

Veterans receive free car washes over holiday weekend

In honor of Veterans Day, Mr. Wash Car Wash gave out 883 free lava wax car washes with interior cleaning to all those who have served or are currently serving this country. Veterans stopped by Nov. 9-11 to receive a free wash so that Mr. Wash could show gratitude for their service. With a recently opened location in Rehoboth Beach, Mr. Wash Car Wash has a long history of giving back to the community, and its team members feel a commitment to those who fight and have fought for the country’s freedom. "We were so happy to be able to honor our veterans by providing them with our top-of-the-line, premier car wash that gave all those who serve a clean and sparkling car," said Mr. Wash President Nathan Harris. 

Weis Markets presents $175K to Paralyzed Veterans of America

Weis Markets recently presented a $175,000 check to Paralyzed Veterans of America. Weis Markets stores raised $125,000 and a corporate contribution rounded up the donation to $175,000.

“We appreciate our customers and associates for their wonderful generosity that helped make this significant donation possible,” said Ron Bonacci, vice president of advertising and marketing for Weis Markets. “In honor of Veterans Day, we are thrilled to host this event to recognize Paralyzed Veterans of America for providing vital services and programs to those who have sacrificed so much for our country.”

During the campaign, Weis Markets and its associates encouraged customers to make small donations at Weis checkouts by rounding up their orders or purchasing $1, $3 or $5 vouchers from June 20-July 10. 

Marcus Murray, national secretary for PVA, said, “The funds raised from this campaign each year help our organization provide services and programs to ensure veterans receive the benefits, accessibility, and jobs that they deserve. Paralyzed Veterans of America looks forward to our continued partnership with Weis Markets well into the future.”

With around 42,000 American veterans living with spinal cord injuries, PVA’s mission is to ensure that these heroes remain unstoppable in their life now and in the future.

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 giantfood.com, or use the app, enter their ZIP code and begin filling their cart.