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Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce and New Castle County announce new partnership


Ayanna Khan
Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce President and CEO

WILMINGTON – The Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce (DEBCC) and New Castle County Government (NCC) announced a significant partnership today. The partnership will distribute 500 N95 masks, as well as provide resources, including support to acquire funding, for area entrepreneurs and startup businesses.

“We are thrilled to announce this partnership.”, said Ayanna Khan, DEBCC President and CEO. “This partnership will get badly needed PPE out to the community as our economy continues to reopen. Additionally, we are extremely excited to be partnering to assist area entrepreneus and local startups. Many have been displaced by the economic effects of the pandemic, and this partnership will also provide support and resources for those entrepreneurs who are launching startup businesses to supplement or replace their income.”

New Castle County is proud to play a role in the Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce’s mission to keep Delawareans safe from COVID-19,” said New Castle County Executive Meyer. “We look forward to partnering with the DBCC and furthering the mission of ensuring minority and other disadvantaged entrepreneurs are not left behind due to a lack of support.


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