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Agencies Come Together to Help Homeowners

Written on: July 6th, 2010 in Guest PostsHelping Our Neighbors

Guest post from Anas Ben Addi, Director, Delaware State Housing Authority: In June, Governor Jack Markell and Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) hosted the first Governor’s Foreclosure Summit. The purpose of the Summit was to bring together people on the front lines of the crisis affecting Delaware to recap efforts over the past few years, […]


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Volunteering for the Long Run

Written on: April 30th, 2010 in Helping Our Neighbors

As you may know, April 18-24 was the Delaware Week of Service.  It was an incredible experience, and we’re thankful for the opportunity to meet so many enthusiastic volunteers. This week, these opportunities continued as we recognized the members of the New Castle County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) as well as the recipients […]


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A Week of Service for Delawareans and Our Environment

Written on: April 22nd, 2010 in Helping Our Neighbors

Originally published in Coastal Sussex Weekly. April 22nd is Earth Day.  It is a tradition that began 40 years ago, and is now celebrated across the world.   This same week, we are also starting a new tradition: the Delaware Week of Service, and we are calling on Delawareans to share the joys of volunteering. The […]


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One hour. One day. One dollar. One lifetime.

Written on: April 19th, 2010 in Guest PostsHelping Our Neighbors

Guest post by First Lady Carla Markell This week, we are building on last year’s Weekend of Service and the ongoing efforts of www.volunteerdelaware.org to hold Delaware’s first annual Week of Service. There are so many needs and so many ways to help – I hope you’ll join me to help our fellow citizens of […]


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Prescription Drug Abuse

Written on: March 30th, 2010 in Helping Our Neighbors

Last week, I announced a proposal for a new electronic prescription monitoring program (PMP), together with Senators Brian Bushweller, Bethany Hall-Long, and Michael Katz and Representatives Larry Mitchell and Melanie George.  I would also like to thank David Parcher, Director of Kent-Sussex Counseling Services, and Dr. Rafael Zaragoza from the Medical Society of Delaware for […]


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