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CIRC Events

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DE Relief Grants

January 13, 2021 - COVID-19 Delaware Relief Grants

Joseph Zilcosky, regional business manager at the Division of Small Business, moderated a panel discussion with the following business leaders regarding the various COVID-19-related relief grants to assist Delaware businesses and independent agents, including the new PPP 2 and COVID-19 EIDL grants. URLs of interest that our speakers shared are embedded in the Presentation that you can view and members can download.

Panelist Biographies for Damian DeStefano, Director, Small Business; Matthew Meyer, County Executive, New Castle County; Katherine Silicato, CPA, Partner at Gunnip & Company; and John Fleming, Director of the U.S. SBA Delaware District office.
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Lodging to Logistics
During COVID-19

September 9, 2020 - Lodging to Logistics - Harvey Hanna & Associates, Inc.

Thomas J. Hanna, president of Harvey Hanna & Associates, Inc., gave a very informative presentation regarding he and his company's experience and expertise with lodging and logistic. The areas of business impacted by the current COVID-19 pandemic were fascinating. There was a robust Q&A session. 
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I-95 Wilmington Rehabilitation

April 8, 2020 - I-95 Wilmington Rehabilitation Starting in 2021 - DelDOT 

Learn more from Delaware Department of Transportation representative about the 3-mile section of I-95 that will undergo extensive reconstruction and rehabilitation beginning early in 2021. Also discussed were related infrastructure improvements needed to support the project.
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Port of Wilmington

March 11, 2020 - Port of Wilmington - GT USA Wilmington

Dave Harriss, V.P. of Commercial Operations for GT USA Wilmington, gave the Gulftainer/Port of Wilmington to CIRC  members. Dave suggested that if you have business that concerns his area of expertise at the Port of Wilmington, he can be reached by phone (302-472-7858) or by email (
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Hyatt Place Newark
Mixed-Use Redev.

February 12, 2020 - Hyatt Place Newark - Lang Development

Jeff Lang and Chris Locke presented Lang Development's new Hyatt Place hotel redevelopment of the historic "Green Mansion" on the City of Newark's East Main Street, west of Catherine Rooney's. They discussed other mixed-use projects in their portfolio.
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Region's Bioscience & Laboratory Needs

January 8, 2020 - Regional Laboratory Space Needs - DPP & Delaware Bio 

Helen Stimson, of Delaware Bio, and Ariel Gruswitz, of Delaware Prosperity Partnership tied together the story and life cycle of a bioscience/life science company. Panelists included Pat Larrabee of Facility Logix, Bill Provine of Delaware Innovation Space, and Mike Bowman with UD Entrepeneur Program, Delaware Small Business and Delaware Technology Park. Panelists discussed  the companies need and how the Delaware real estate community can help was key to this successful presentation.
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David B. Hanson
Fulton Financial 

February , 2019 - Economic Outlook - David B. Hanson

David B. Hanson of Fulton Financial Advisors provided a comprehensive economic forecast from the national perspective to the local. 
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Kurt Foreman
President & CEO, DPP

September 12, 2018 - Delaware Prosperity Partnership - Kurt Foreman

Kurt Foreman, the President and CEO of the new Delaware Prosperity Partnership addresses CIRC.
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