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Eighteen Delaware sites awarded grants for urban agriculture and community gardens

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

Eighteen Delaware urban agriculture and community garden projects are receiving support through a second round of funding designed to strengthen communities and improve nutrition.

The partnerships that have developed at the local and state around urban agriculture and community gardening have really helped to transform Delaware communities. The grants awarded this year totaled $27,671.74, with $17,671.74 from Delaware Department of Agriculture. New Castle Conservation District pledged the additional $10,000 match for New Castle County sites.




2016 Coastal Cleanup drew more than 1,500 volunteers who collected 6 tons of trash and recyclables from 45 sites

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
Categories:  DNREC

This year’s DNREC-sponsored 29th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup held Sept. 17 drew 1,572 volunteers, who collected 6 tons of trash from 45 sites along more than 75 miles of Delaware’s waterways and coastline stretching from Wilmington to Fenwick Island. About one-quarter of that trash – mostly aluminum cans and glass and plastic beverage bottles – was recycled this year.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Strengthening Our Neighborhoods Through Community Engagement

Date Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015
Categories:  Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Kent County New Castle County Sussex County

Governor Markell highlights various community-driven efforts to strengthen and revitalize Delaware neighborhoods.




Nominations Open for Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards

Date Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services

Nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Wednesday, Aug. 26.




The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Museum

Date Posted: Friday, June 19th, 2015
Categories:  Commission of Veterans Affairs Kent County New Castle County Sussex County

The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Museum Date: July 2 – 5, 2015 Time: Open to the public 24 hours a day Location: Kent County Veterans Memorial Park S. Little Creek Road, Dover (near Kent County Admin Bldg & Blue Hen Mall) Opening Ceremony scheduled for Thursday, July 2, 2015, 10:00 am If you would […]





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