Supporting Workforce Development through our Schools and Community Organizations
Excellence in Education is an economic development initiative for Kent County, Delaware to:
• Serve as a guide to Kent County’s schools to highlight the collective attributes and innovative achievements of each of them while stressing the important role our schools play in workforce and economic development.
• Support speciﬁc programs in our local schools and community organizations that focus on workforce and economic development with a grant program funded by local businesses and organizations.
• Recognize and support an interaction between the schools and community organizations, and the businesses that rely on them for workforce and economic development.
2021 Excellence in Education Resource Guide:
You can view last year's Excellence in Education Resource Guide by clicking the cover image below. The 2022 Resource Guide will be available at the Awards Dinner on November 2, 2022. In addition, it will be distributed by the Kent Economic Partnership when promoting Central Delaware for economic growth opportunities. It will also be available for viewing online.
The award recipients for the 2021 grant program were announced during a dinner event in November of last year.
For 2022, the event will be held on Wednesday, November 2 at the Delaware State Fair Exhibit Hall. The event will include a networking reception with a cash bar, a buffet dinner, a brief program on the role workforce development plays in our local economic growth and the presentation of the 2022 grants, plus the 2023 grant opportunities will be announced at the end of the event.
A full selection of sponsorship opportunities are now available for 2022. To find out more information on how you can support this economic development initiative, please contact Tonda Parks at email@example.com or 302-270-8663.
Are you an active senior who enjoys fun activities and may be looking for resources and information to enhance your lifestyle? Then be sure to join us at THRIVE – Senior Life After 55!
The Dorchester Banner presents the 2022 Thrive Dorchester - Senior Life After 55! We are pleased to partner with Delmarva Community Services to bring the THRIVE event to Dorchester County. Delmarva Community Services will be offering their amazing new facility, Chesapeake Grove Intergenerational Center, as the venue for this event. Join us for a wealth of information and a bit of fun too!
Date: Friday, November 11, 2022
Time: 10 AM - 3 PM
Location: Delmarva Community Services - Chesapeake Grove Intergenerational Center, 108 Chesapeake Street, Cambridge, MD 21613
Admission is FREE!
The day will include:
* Door prizes
* Interactive Activities
* Tours of the Chesapeake Grove Intergenerational Center
Check back for the list of vendors and activities. Plus, the event program book will be available in the Dorchester Banner on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. Be sure to pick up your copy!
Sponsorships and vendor space are now available! Reach out to Dave Cannon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-924-0321 to find out more.