Beebe Medical Group Welcomes New Neurology, Gastroenterology, and Mental Health Providers

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Beebe Healthcare is continuing to expand its base clinical providers, with a commitment to serving people who live in, work in, and visit Sussex County. The following new neurology, gastroenterology, and mental health care specialists have joined Beebe Medical Group. Patti McCarthy, MS, PA-C, is a physician assistant who specializes in care for patients diagnosed with a wide range of …

DEMEC Hosts Multi-Agency Mutual Aid Workshop

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At the height of hurricane season, preparation and coordination are key to a strong mutual aid program. Earlier in September, the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC), in partnership with the American Public Power Association (APPA), hosted a multi-agency mutual aid workshop with representation from eight of Delaware’s community-owned, public power utilities, Senator Tom Carper’s office, DEMA, the fire department, and …

Goldey-Beacom College Announces 50th Anniversary in Pike Creek Celebration

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Goldey-Beacom College (GBC) proudly announces a celebration of its 50th Anniversary in Pike Creek on Friday, October 6, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Event Center on campus. Founded in 1886, and originally located at the corner of 10th and Jefferson streets in downtown Wilmington, Goldey-Beacom College moved to its current location in Pike Creek, Delaware in 1974. With …

Highmark Bright Blue Futures Awards Program recognizes extraordinary nonprofit organizations across its footprint

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An inaugural group of nonprofit organizations received awards on September 25 for exemplary programming and leadership through the enterprise’s new Highmark Bright Blue Futures Awards program, made possible by the Highmark Foundation. The awardees received grants, totaling $465,000 in celebration of the award program’s theme, “A Look at Health Equity, Social Determinants of Health and Philanthropy to Advance Community Health.” …

Free Flu Shots Available at Beebe Healthcare Clinics Throughout Sussex County

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As respiratory illness season begins in Delaware, Beebe Healthcare has organized 30 free flu vaccine clinics throughout Sussex County beginning Oct. 2 and ending on Nov. 14. Influenza vaccinations are recommended for everyone 6 months and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC also recommends that people should get vaccinated before flu activity begins …

Dover Motor Speedway’s iconic Monster Monument at Victory Plaza features ‘Survivor’ Buff in CBS campaign

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The tribe has stepped up to represent NASCAR Nation! CBS’ “SURVIVOR Buff Takeover” is a national campaign to celebrate the season premiere of the Emmy Award-winning series. Leading up to the Wednesday, Sept. 27 season premiere, famous icons, landmarks, and statues across America are wrapped in the show’s signature Buff®. Dover Motor Speedway’s Monster Monument at Victory Plaza is the …

Goldey-Beacom College Launches Three New Undergraduate Degree Programs

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Goldey-Beacom College (GBC) is pleased to announce that in August 2023, the Delaware Department of Education officially approved three new undergraduate degree programs which are being offered now for fall 2023. The state’s approval brings the College’s total offering to 48 degree options in its graduate and undergraduate programs. The approved programs are: 1. Bachelor of Science in Digital Marketing …

Mountaire Expands “Farm to Table” Scholarship Program

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Mountaire Farms is expanding their Farm to Table Scholarship program to North Carolina to help even more high school seniors who are interested in helping feed the world. The Farm to Table Scholarship program will reward qualified students with a passion for agriculture, the culinary arts, or related fields which support food production and feeding the world. Students must have …

Beebe Healthcare Welcomes New Palliative Care Providers to its Growing Team of Specialists

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Beebe Healthcare is pleased to welcome Marie-France McIntee, DO, MPH, and Kari Shearman, FNCP-C, to its growing team of specialty providers. Both are palliative care providers who practice at Beebe Palliative Care Long Neck, the Tunnell Cancer Center, and the South Coastal Cancer Center. Dr. McIntee treats adults who have been diagnosed with serious illnesses (cancer, heart, lung, kidney or …

Goldey-Beacom College Moves Up on U.S. News & World Report Rankings

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For the second year, Goldey-Beacom College (GBC) has risen in the ranks of the U.S. News & World Report’s Regional University-North category. Following Goldey-Beacom’s reclassification as a Master’s Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs by Carnegie Classifications in 2022, U.S. News & World Report began including the College in its rankings last year. In its first year, the College placed in …