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Women in Business

At the little law firm that handled the biggest banking merger in Delaware and the global corporations that are so central to t



If the adage “behind every successful man is a woman” is true, then Kim Adams, vice president of Mountain Consulting Group, is its living embodiment. Adams and her husband, Troy, an engineer, have transformed Mountain Consulting Group from what started in 2003 as a sideline surveying firm into what is becoming a full-service engineering consultancy. The transformation of MCG has taken place while Troy works full-time and Kim takes care of day-to-day operations such as writing contracts, drafting proposals and dealing with clients. It’s a far cry from the business’s infancy when Troy conducted small surveys on weekends. “It started to grow and then it became my baby more than his,” Kim says. “I had worked in business and management before, so I’m used to it. Engineers are not business people—it just doesn’t work. That’s why we like to keep it separate.” Plans are for Troy to go full time with MCG by 2008. In the meantime Kim works to build client relationships. She has also worked to expand the company’s certifications, which include those from DelDOT, the Women’s Business Enterprise Institute, the City of Wilmington and the Delaware Office of Women and Minority Business. But don’t expect much expansion in the interim, because Kim says staying small helps more than it hurts. “It’s still kind of personal with clients, which is key because they still feel comfortable with us.”

Carol Arnott’s 30th birthday proved to be a crucial turning point in her career. At the time, she was a recently divorced mom and the idea of continuing her career in retail management had become unbearable. She started working for an insurance company and later joined Wilmington Trust. Looking for a way to stand out in “the financial crowd,” Arnott became a divorce planning specialist. Now affiliated with Greenville Financial Group, Arnott runs her own practice and advises individuals about the inevitable financial changes that come with a divorce. Most of her clients are women, and Arnott constantly encounters wives that have had little to do with the finances in their household. “It’s the first mistake I usually encounter,” Arnott says. “I make it a point to educate and empower clients that are unaware of the financial options they have when going through divorce.” Arnott is pleased with the direction her career has taken, and it makes her most happy to see her clients take charge and make independent decisions, financial and otherwise, as they work their way through a divorce.

The roots for Synchrogenix began growing two decades ago when Ellen Barrosse was a graduate student in chemistry at the University of Delaware. When she realized that she wanted to be a scientific writer, she set aside her studies to begin her business. Synchrogenix currently employs 35 people with various backgrounds ranging in science and medicine to the arts. While Synchrogenix offers services in marketing, brand development and management, and public relations, most of its business revolves around assisting scientists in medical research with their technical reports for organizations like the FDA. “Scientists are busy,” says Barrosse. “Since they don’t have the time to write, we can do a write-up in one day that may take a scientist one week to finish. We end up saving a lot of people time and money.” Barrosse says her business has always offered part-time work opportunities for professionals. This option has helped professional women who are trying to juggle family and work responsibilities. Synchrogenix has a lengthy list of long-term clients, including the American Red Cross, AstraZeneca, DuPont and Cephalon. Barrosse hopes to open offices in England within a few years.

After working in the IT industry for companies like Oracle, Teresa Cason switched her career to real estate and hasn’t looked back. During her first four years in the business, Cason successfully accumulated sales of between $8-10 million per year. In response to her growing business, Cason has added people to her team at T.C.’s Team of Realty Executives—Bay Coast. However, agents on T.C’s Team have additional work—Cason and her team members are big on community service. Cason gives 25 to 30 hours per week to organizations like Big Brothers Big Sisters and its Computer Tots program. Others donate time to Meals on Wheels and the Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary. “I would like future team members to be involved in community service,” says Cason. “As long as their heart is in whatever they choose.” When she’s at work, Cason concentrates on commercial sales and land development, while her team members handle residential sales. “We’re always helping each other out,” she says. “I strive to be a participatory manager, not a dictator.” Cason is intent on growing her business, but she’s “keeping it small on purpose for now.”

Growing up in India, Uma Chowdhry knew that accessing the best education would involve relocating to the United States. After finishing her undergraduate degree at the Indian Institute of Science, she studied at Caltech and MIT before arriving at DuPont as a research scientist. Because of Chowdhry’s knowledge of electronics and ceramics, DuPont asked her to lead its research in ceramic superconducting materials. Her work earned her an appointment as Fellow in the American Ceramic Society. Chowdhry has held numerous positions at DuPont in both research and business management capacities. She became a senior vice president and DuPont’s Chief Science and Technology Officer in June 2006. Her responsibilities include overseeing DuPont’s Experimental Station facilities in Wilmington as well as research in the company’s global facilities. Although she no longer regularly works in DuPont’s labs, Chowdhry’s past lab experience allows her to lead both scientists and business people. “I have to act as a bridge between the two groups,” she says. “I walk the fence between science and business, and I have to translate the needs of one group into the needs of the other.” Current DuPont projects include new technology for LCDs and a new gas additive that is “better than ethanol.” On her toughest days, Chowdhry seeks out her fellow scientists. “To be a scientist, you must be an optimist,” she says. “Talking with scientists always makes me happy.”

Carpenters build houses. Developers build neighborhoods. Betsy Z. Cohen builds banks. Her latest construction project, The Bancorp, Inc., is a virtual business, joining the growing ranks of Internet-only banks. It is tailored specifically to act as a behind-the-scenes player for non-bank companies, affinity groups and organizations that want to electronically offer their own “private label” bank services. The Bancorp, Inc. project is the continuation of a long career of launching and running businesses that began with a commercial law firm she founded and ran as senior partner from 1969 to 1984. Since then, she’s created and run several “brick and mortar” banks before forming The Bancorp, Inc. in 2000. She is also the chairman and CEO of RAIT Investment Trust, a $12 billion real estate trust that trades on the New York Stock Exchange. “One could say that I have had no position other than CEO in every business I’ve ever had,” she says. Originally a professor of law who focused on the intersection between law and finance, she was compelled to create her commercial law firm because “there wasn’t enough action” in academia. “I found it more creative,” she says of starting and running businesses. “It was a matter of having an idea and pursuing it. My major thrust is finding inefficiencies or holes in the market and trying to fill them.”

Growing up, Pat Creedon schemed and dreamed of starting a business with her father. At the time, her father managed construction projects for DuPont. “Naturally, our business ideas always revolved around construction—women’s boutiques never entered the picture,” says Creedon. After working for DuPont and American Life Insurance Company, Creedon took time off to be a full-time “home engineer” for her children. Eventually, she was able to start her construction-related business, Creedon Controls, out of her basement. “It was a good working environment, and I eventually learned to only worry about the major things going on with the kids and the business.” As laundry, dishes, and homework stacked up, Creedon put together her strong and reliable business team. She became the first woman to serve as president of the Allied Division of the Delaware Contractors Association. In 1997, she was named the Small Business Administration’s Small Business Person of the Year, and the Business Ledger named her as Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year in 2002. Seventeen years after starting Creedon Controls, Creedon notes that fewer people raise eyebrows at a woman running her own electrical contracting business. “Due to stereotypes, I spent a lot more time explaining myself in the earlier years than I do now,” she says. “After 17 years, my hide is tougher.”

Since opening their own Keller Williams real estate franchise in March 2000, Dee Hake DeMolen and Doreen Lucas have watched their professional lives change significantly. The two met early in their careers while working at the same real estate office. Eventually, they came to the same conclusion: There was no room to grow in their company. After being denied their own satellite office, DeMolen and Lucas set out to do real estate their way. After opening their franchise in 2000, opportunities for growth were plenty. “We were working so much that we didn’t have a life,” says Lucas. “I probably worked 60 to 65 hours a week, every night, and weekend.” Gradually acquiring their current team of real estate agents has further increased business, rather than allowed things to slow down. Their team, originally consisting of eight people, has expanded to 100. DeMolen considers that growth one of their greatest accomplishments. “Out of the approximately 570 Realtors working in Kent County, 100 of them work for us,” she says. DeMolen and Lucas are most excited about opening their new beach office. Says, DeMolen, “Keller Williams is a completely different concept to real estate, and we’re excited to bring it to this area.”

Judy Diogo firmly believes that the future of Delaware lies not in the huge industries of New Castle County or among the farms and resorts of Sussex County, but squarely in the heart of the state. Knowing that she’s helping to shape that future is part of what makes her work as executive director of the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce so rewarding. “We are actually sitting in the driver’s seat. We can really shape what Kent County will look like in five, 10 or 15 years,” she says. “It certainly comes with its challenges, but it’s also that the opportunities are in abundance.” In pursuing chamber work, first with the Milford Chamber of Commerce for 10 years, then in her current spot for the last two years, Diogo says she’s been repeatedly impressed by the diversity of businesses in Kent County as well as the willingness of county residents to work toward a better future. “I’ve been given the opportunity to work with fabulous people who have skills and vision, people who want to see this county be everything it can be, and they’re willing to roll up their sleeves and get in there,” she says. “Having the opportunity to be part of that and work with those people is just a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”

Though Linda Drake had originally planned on becoming a teacher, a job opportunity with Ohio’s state legislature gave her a push toward business. Drake went to work for a healthcare company and noticed a need for better customer service and accessibility. “Being an entrepreneur is about seeing opportunity,” she says. As plans for her own business took shape in 1988, Drake spent an entire summer and fall putting together business plans to take to the bank. Eighteen years later, TCIM Services offers its clients assistance in customer sales and care, order provisioning, third party verification and customer surveys. Additionally TCIM offers multilingual support depending on clients’ needs. Drake’s company has also received ISO 9000 certification, a recognition reflective of TCIM’s “commitment to maintaining the highest level of quality and consistency in product services, management and overall capability.” Drake is involved with Wilmington Women in Business, which she founded in 1980 for local business women who had no consistent opportunity to meet. Wilmington Women in Business continues to sponsor the Fresh Start Scholarship, which is awarded to high school graduates reapplying for higher education.

After raising her children and establishing a career in academia, Cathy Ferguson, Ed.D., decided to make some changes and “venture into the business world.” She came to Girls Incorporated of Delaware in January after handling leadership roles in the Disney GOALS program, the Red Cross and the American Youth Soccer Organization. Ferguson’s first task at Girls Inc. involved reassessing the available program options. Although many new ideas are still works in progress, Ferguson is most excited about a combined sports and economic literacy program. In between athletic games, girls ages 9 to 11 learn about how bank accounts work and the many ways a person can invest money. Girls can work their way through various levels of this program and eventually tackle more challenging financial concepts, such as the stock market. Ferguson’s business philosophy overlaps with her life philosophy. “You always need three things,” she says. “A plan, great people surrounding you and commitment to hard work.”

Katina Geralis was involved in the home fitness industry for three years before opening her own business, Leisure Fitness, Inc. She spent the first four months working out of her garage, receiving everything from treadmills to free weights in her home before their delivery to customers. Business has grown to include multiple retail locations in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. Leisure Fitness has its own in-house service, marketing and delivery teams. Geralis has proudly cultivated her own corporate culture over the past 11 years. “When I used to work for other people in this industry, I quickly learned how I did not want to run my business,” she says. As a result, Geralis has made the happiness of her employees one of her highest priorities. She strives to fit people into the jobs that best match their talents. Even after 11 years, Geralis is shocked at how quickly her business changes from day to day. “I’m always saying that we’re a different company every six months.” Within the next year, Leisure Fitness plans to add hot tubs to its regular selection of products, as well as open new retail locations in Maryland and New Jersey.

Delaware and its Court of Chancery are legend in the world of corporate law and governance. What is less legendary is the legion of companies that help businesses from all over the globe take advantage of Delaware’s corporate-friendly environment. As executive vice president of Delaware Corporate Agents, Inc., Jane Goldberg serves as a one-woman clearinghouse for companies that want to incorporate in Delaware, whether they’re from across state lines or across the globe. The business began after she had already worked for 14 years as a paralegal and her husband, a lawyer, moved to a firm that maintained a registration agency. Both saw the potential in the World Wide Web and figured Jane could easily run the business using the Internet as a platform. “And that’s what’s been going on since June 1999,” she says. “I came in through the back door of doing my husband a favor. Now this is my life.” The company’s advantage over many others, she says, is that it offers only the registration services, not legal advice. “We’re dealing with the small guys. We’re not trying to sell them something they don’t need,” she says. “We do the same things as many of the larger companies, but we’re lean and mean.”

Economics came naturally to Joan Sharp-Gupta as an undergraduate student. After graduation, she worked in marketing for companies like Burger King, M&M Mars and Frito-Lay. Eventually Sharp-Gupta became interested in working as a financial advisor and Wilmington Trust provided her the opportunity to work with branch customers while pursuing her financial planner certification. While learning the ropes of financial planning, Sharp-Gupta became more certain that she wanted to go into business for herself. Life Strategies, LLC became a reality in the summer of 2003. “My business is holistic,” says Sharp-Gupta. “I look at every aspect of a client’s financial picture, from home insurance to health benefits.” Sharp-Gupta is determined to educate her clients in every type of personal financial matter and she thoroughly researches the investment options facing each client. Sharp-Gupta’s knowledge and know-how gives her clients a new feeling of financial empowerment and security.

When it dawned on Camille Ingram that she had no desire to work a typical corporate job, she walked away from her graduate studies in legal justice at Widener University. Ingram opened Studio 11, her own boutique, “to offer women another option” in their hunt for the best attire. Studio 11 moved from its original location on West Street earlier this year, but its new spot on Delaware Avenue continues to offer the best of West Coast fashion and favorites like Rock and Republic jeans. “I leave myself open to suggestions from customers, and I don’t target specific trends or designs,” she says. Ingram flies to Los Angeles three or four times a year to find the laid-back fashions that she favors over East Coast styles. In addition to offering handbags by Philadelphia designer Holly Aemes, Studio 11 has jewelry by Delaware designer Olga Ganoudis. “I love that women will call or email me to tell me how much they enjoy wearing what they have bought,” says Ingram. Celebrating its two-year anniversary this month, Studio 11 has already secured its place as a favorite shopping destination for local women.

Melissa Joseph, founder and president of Delmarva Temporary Staffing, Inc., likes to say that nearly 25 years after she turned to a placement agency after her career in broadcasting abruptly ended, the agency still hasn’t found her a job. A bad batch of hairspray was the culprit in halting her reporting aspirations just one year after she graduated from college. The hair spray caused respiratory problems that continue to affect Joseph. She arrived at the placement agency seeking work in public relations, but no such jobs were to be found. Instead the placement agency hired her to help them fill executive positions—a job in which she billed more than $1 million in salaries. After seeing that many other companies had begun to use temporary workers to fill vacancies, she decided to borrow $10,000 and start a temp agency of her own. Today, Delmarva Temporary Sta

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February 2016

Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during its 2016 Black History Month celebration: Wednesday, Feb. 3 Black Lives Matter Symposium Documentary...

Cost: FREE and open to the public

Where:
Delaware State University
1200 N DuPont Highway
Dover, DE  19901
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First Saturdays in the First State Programs and events on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., check website for details. Free admission. Something new every...

Cost: Free

Where:
First State Heritage Park
121 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd N
43 The Green
Dover, DE  19901
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Sponsor: First State Heritage Park
Telephone: 302-739-9194
Contact Name: Sarah Zimmerman
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Our Winter Group Show features oil paintings by Rosemary Castiglioni, Jim Gears and Mary Ann Weselyk. Still-life paintings with subtle color variations by...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Guests can explore three floors of exhibitions in the Visitor Center, stroll along the river through dozens of historic structures from the Industrial Revolution, and explore the gardens and...

Cost: $0-14

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
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Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

Cost: Free

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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One single teaspoon of soil contains more beneficial microorganisms than there are people living in the entire world today. These amazing microscopic creatures feed and protect our plants,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kennett Township Building
801 Burrows Run Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
Telephone: 610-347-0347
Contact Name: Hannah
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A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

Where:
, DE

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Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

Where:
, DE

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Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

Where:
, DE

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Location: Empowered Yoga, 2000 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington Time: Registration: 11:30 a.m., Race: 12:30 p.m. Fee: $20 (until the Thursday before the race at noon), $30 after and day of event...

Where:
, DE

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Chances are, if you look out your windows, it’s pretty wintry. When was the last time you saw lush green plants in that view? We have a cure for your blahs, straight from the...

Where:
, DE

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Our Winter Group Show features oil paintings by Rosemary Castiglioni, Jim Gears and Mary Ann Weselyk. Still-life paintings with subtle color variations by...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

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Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during its 2016 Black History Month celebration: Wednesday, Feb. 3 Black Lives Matter Symposium Documentary...

Cost: FREE and open to the public

Where:
Delaware State University
1200 N DuPont Highway
Dover, DE  19901
View map »

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Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
View map »


Website »

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Two-hour guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guests will visit Eleutherian Mills Residence, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office...

Cost: $0-14

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
Website »

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For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

Cost: Free

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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Location: Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark Time: 1p.m.-3 p.m. or 6 p.m.–8 p.m. To register: call 623-4580 and specify preferred...

Where:
, DE

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A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

Where:
, DE

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Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

Where:
, DE

More information

Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

Where:
, DE

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Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during its 2016 Black History Month celebration: Wednesday, Feb. 3 Black Lives Matter Symposium Documentary...

Cost: FREE and open to the public

Where:
Delaware State University
1200 N DuPont Highway
Dover, DE  19901
View map »

More information

Our Winter Group Show features oil paintings by Rosemary Castiglioni, Jim Gears and Mary Ann Weselyk. Still-life paintings with subtle color variations by...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

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Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will host a four-session diabetes educational program, The Diabetes Connection, on February 2, 9, 16, and 23 from 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. The cost of the...

Cost: Call for information.

Where:
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
801 Middleford Road
Seaford, DE  19973
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Telephone: 302-629-6611x2446
Contact Name: Nanticoke's Diabetes Education Department
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Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
View map »


Website »

More information

Two-hour guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guests will visit Eleutherian Mills Residence, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office...

Cost: $0-14

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
Website »

More information

For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

Cost: Free

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
Website »

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East Coast Garden Center is holding our 2nd Annual Indoor Farmer's Market starting Nov. 10 from noon to 3 p.m. It wil be held every Tuesday till April 26, 2016. We have 20...

Cost: Depends on what you purchase

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30336 Cordrey Rd
Millsboro, DE  19966
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Sponsor: Garden Center
Telephone: 302-945-3489
Contact Name: Valery Cordrey
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Join us every Tuesday for this fun and educational enrichment activity. Students will learn to draw pictures from a variety of themes, including woodland animals, creatures by the sea, creepy...

Cost: $10

Where:
Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church
500 McKennans Church Rd
Room 206
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Join us every Tuesday for this fun and educational enrichment activity. Students will learn to draw pictures from a variety of themes, including woodland animals, creatures by the sea, creepy...

Cost: $10

Where:
Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church
500 McKennans Church Rd
Room 206
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Participants must be at least 18 years old to register and be able to attend all sessions. For more information, contact Terry Towne, RN, at 744-6724, or teresa_towne@bayhealth.org...

Where:
Bayhealth Kent General
4th-Floor Conference Room
640 S. State St.
Dover, DE
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A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

Where:
, DE

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Location: Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark Dates: Feb. 9, 16, 23; March 1 Time: 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. For more...

Where:
, DE

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Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

Where:
, DE

More information

Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

Where:
, DE

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Our Winter Group Show features oil paintings by Rosemary Castiglioni, Jim Gears and Mary Ann Weselyk. Still-life paintings with subtle color variations by...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during its 2016 Black History Month celebration: Wednesday, Feb. 3 Black Lives Matter Symposium Documentary...

Cost: FREE and open to the public

Where:
Delaware State University
1200 N DuPont Highway
Dover, DE  19901
View map »

More information

Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
View map »


Website »

More information

Two-hour guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guests will visit Eleutherian Mills Residence, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office...

Cost: $0-14

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
Website »

More information

For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

Cost: Free

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
Website »

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It's a jam session, it's a dance party, it's a live show—and it always features the hottest talent on the scene! Sittin' In is the free monthly jam session at the Kimmel...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kimmel Center - Commonwealth Plaza
300 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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Sponsor: Kimmel Center
Website »

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A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

Where:
, DE

More information

Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

Where:
, DE

More information

Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

Where:
, DE

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during its 2016 Black History Month celebration: Wednesday, Feb. 3 Black Lives Matter Symposium Documentary...

Cost: FREE and open to the public

Where:
Delaware State University
1200 N DuPont Highway
Dover, DE  19901
View map »

More information

Our Winter Group Show features oil paintings by Rosemary Castiglioni, Jim Gears and Mary Ann Weselyk. Still-life paintings with subtle color variations by...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Two-hour guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guests will visit Eleutherian Mills Residence, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office...

Cost: $0-14

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
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This art exhibit features fine art works and three dimensional pieces that embrace the subject “red.” Artist are free to use their imagination and creativity, so works will include...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Gibby Center for the Arts
51 W Main St.
Middletown, DE  19709
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Sponsor: The Gibby Center for the Arts
Telephone: 302-449-5396
Contact Name: Caroline Zeitler
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For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

Cost: Free

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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Nanticoke Memorial Hospital offers childbirth classes on Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Ground Floor Conference Room. The class will meet each Thursday for a total of five...

Cost: $50

Where:
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
801 Middleford Rd.
Seaford, DE  19973
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Telephone: 302-629-6611 ext. 2540
Contact Name: Maternal Child Health Clinical Educator
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Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

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, DE

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Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

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, DE

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A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

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, DE

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Our Winter Group Show features oil paintings by Rosemary Castiglioni, Jim Gears and Mary Ann Weselyk. Still-life paintings with subtle color variations by...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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The Philly Home Show will inspire your inner HGTV star at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia from Feb. 12–14 and 19–21. The show will feature highly interactive...

Cost: $13

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
View map »


Website »

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Two-hour guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guests will visit Eleutherian Mills Residence, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office...

Cost: $0-14

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
Website »

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This art exhibit features fine art works and three dimensional pieces that embrace the subject “red.” Artist are free to use their imagination and creativity, so works will include...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Gibby Center for the Arts
51 W Main St.
Middletown, DE  19709
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Sponsor: The Gibby Center for the Arts
Telephone: 302-449-5396
Contact Name: Caroline Zeitler
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For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

Cost: Free

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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This art exhibit features fine art works and three dimensional pieces that embrace the subject “red.” Artist are free to use their imagination and creativity, so works will include...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Gibby Center for the Arts
51W Main St.
Middletown, DE  19709
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Sponsor: The Gibby Center for the Arts
Telephone: 302-449-5396
Contact Name: Caroline Zeitler
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A spoiled orphan girl is sent to live with her uncle on the Yorkshire moors and discovers renewed life, for herself and her sickly cousin, in bringing her dead aunt’s secret garden back to...

Cost: $15–$18

Where:
The Secret Garden
47 W Main St.
Middletown, DE  19709
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Sponsor: The Everett Theatre
Telephone: 302-540-8561
Contact Name: Chris Everett
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Meeting every Friday, Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, 640 s. State Street, Dover, 7:30 pm., Private Dining Room #3 in the basement. For those who have, or think they may have a gambling problem....

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Bayhealth Kent General Hospital
640 S. State Street
Private Dining Room #3
Dover, DE  19901
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Telephone: 800-855-2CALLGA
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Playing folk, Americana and blues, Sand Creek is a central Delaware institution of a band.   Friends of Folk is a nonprofit organization devoted to the promotion and preservation...

Cost: Free

Where:
First State Heritage Park
The Old State House
25 The Green
Dover, DE  19901
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Sponsor: First State Heritage Park
Telephone: 739-9194
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Art, the fourth element of hip-hop, comes alive for enthusiasts of both art and hip-hop. Let your inner creativity and love for hip-hop hit the canvas. "All I Need" is...

Cost: $40

Where:
Humpty's Dumplings
277 N Keswick Ave
Glenside, PA  19038
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Sponsor: Creative Paint Nites
Telephone: 267-312-8339
Contact Name: Charisse R McGill
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Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

Where:
, DE

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Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

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, DE

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Christiana Care at the New Castle Farmers Market Location: New Castle Farmers Market, 110 N. Dupont Hwy., New Castle, Market Stage Area Time: 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Routine screenings for...

Where:
, DE

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A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

Where:
, DE

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Our Winter Group Show features oil paintings by Rosemary Castiglioni, Jim Gears and Mary Ann Weselyk. Still-life paintings with subtle color variations by...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Features activities and crafts that help visitors learn about local and national political roles in environmental conservation. Visitors can learn about the battle that politicians fought for a...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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The Philly Home Show will inspire your inner HGTV star at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia from Feb. 12–14 and 19–21. The show will feature highly interactive...

Cost: $13

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts,...

Cost: Adults $20; seniors $18; students (with ID) $15; children (ages 6–17) $15

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Guests can explore three floors of exhibitions in the Visitor Center, stroll along the river through dozens of historic structures from the Industrial Revolution, and explore the gardens and...

Cost: $0-14

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
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Penn Museum opens the world premiere exhibition The Golden Age of King Midas—featuring ancient treasures on loan from the Republic of Turkey—with a spectacular daylong public...

Cost: $15

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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This art exhibit features fine art works and three dimensional pieces that embrace the subject “red.” Artist are free to use their imagination and creativity, so works will include...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Gibby Center for the Arts
51 W Main St.
Middletown, DE  19709
View map »


Sponsor: The Gibby Center for the Arts
Telephone: 302-449-5396
Contact Name: Caroline Zeitler
Website »

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For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

Cost: Free

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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The Rehoboth Beach Film Society and CAMP Rehoboth will co-present "Tab Hunter Confidential" and "Portrait of a Serial Monogamist" as part of its annual Another Take...

Cost: $8

Where:
Metropolitan Community Church
19369 Plantation Rd.
Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
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Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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"La Sylphide" shares the beautiful and romantic story of our hero, James—a young Scottish farmer who, on the eve of hid wedding, abandons his betrothed, Effie, after being...

Cost: $25

Where:
Salesanium School
1801 North Broom St.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Academy of International Ballet
Telephone: 1-866-908-5666
Contact Name: Denis Gronostayskiy
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Venture back with us for an evening where we re-imagine the Victorian Industrial Age as seen through our steam-powered, futuristic goggles.  Our biggest fundraiser of the year and all proceeds...

Cost: $100-$110

Where:
Smyrna Opera House
7 West South Street
Smyrna, DE  19977
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A spoiled orphan girl is sent to live with her uncle on the Yorkshire moors and discovers renewed life, for herself and her sickly cousin, in bringing her dead aunt’s secret garden back to...

Cost: $15–$18

Where:
The Secret Garden
47 W Main St.
Middletown, DE  19709
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Sponsor: The Everett Theatre
Telephone: 302-540-8561
Contact Name: Chris Everett
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Location: St. Mark’s High School, 2501 Pike Creek Road, Wilmington Time: Registration: 11:30 a.m. Race: 12:30 p.m. Fee: $25 (until Thursday, Feb. 11), $35 after and day of event...

Where:
, DE

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Location: Beebe Healthcare’s Medical Center, 424 Savannah Road, Lewes Date: Saturday, Feb. 13 (and the second Saturday of each month) Time: 9 a.m. Fee: Free For more...

Where:
, DE

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Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

Where:
, DE

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A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

Where:
, DE

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Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

Where:
, DE

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