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Governor and Mrs. Markell Kick-Off Annual Week of Service

Written on: January 10th, 2013 in Helping Our Neighbors

Four years ago, Carla and I invited you to join us in a statewide Weekend of Service. You embraced that call to service and, with your enthusiasm and commitment, we were able to dramatically increase the reach of volunteerism in Delaware. We cannot thank you enough for the hundreds of thousands of hours you have […]

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31 Days to a Healthier You

Written on: January 3rd, 2013 in Guest Posts

Guest post by Rita Landgraf, Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services Earlier this week, we hosted an event at the Downtown Central YMCA in Wilmington to kick off “31 Days to a Healthier You,” a social media campaign offering healthy-living ideas and advice directly to Delawareans. At the beginning of every New […]

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Celebrating National Adoption Month

Written on: November 14th, 2012 in Guest PostsHelping Our Neighbors

Guest Post by Vivian Rapposelli, Secretary for the Delaware Children’s Department  Since November is traditionally a month focused on giving thanks it is fitting that we also celebrate November as National Adoption Month.  This special time of the year is dedicated to raising awareness about adoption services in Delaware.  It also gives us an opportunity […]

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Delaware Teachers Inspire Next Generation

Written on: October 26th, 2012 in Education

Guest Blog by Education Secretary Mark Murphy Great teaching is a key factor to great student learning. There’s a lot to debate in education today, but that’s a fact to which researchers, policymakers, educators, parents and students can agree. We have many amazing educators working in our public schools across the state. You probably know […]

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Making the First State a Place to Call Home

Written on: October 16th, 2012 in Guest Posts

Guest Post by Anas Ben Addi of Delaware State Housing Authority As you may know, at the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) our mission is to make certain Delawareans have a place they can call home. We are constantly working with our partners to ensure we make this goal a reality for all First State […]

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