September 2016 Business Calendar
DSBC FunFest and scrapple cook-off
The Delaware Small Business Chamber is hosting a free-to-the-public FunFest event from noon to 4 p.m. at Glasgow Park on U.S. 40 in Newark. The event will feature a scrapple cook-off where you can try unique recipes and vote for your favorite along with many small vendors with great food to try. The family activities during the day will include face-painting, food trucks, an inflatable obstacle course and more. The event is free. For more information, visit www.dsbcfunfest.com.
Protect your nonprofit from a cyber attack
The Delaware Small Business Development Center is hosting a cybersecurity workshop specifically for nonprofit organizations from 1 to 2 p.m. The training will be offered via webinar to ensure access for organizations across the state. Michelle Wang, cybersecurity expert, will be speaking and answering questions regarding learning how to protect your organization from a cyber attack and what to do to recover if one does happen. This event is free for all attendees who register at www.delawaresbdc.org. A link to watch the webinar will be sent to registered attendees the day before the event.
Fall Back Into Networking
Tech Forum’s annual Fall Back Into Networking mixer will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Mill, 1007 N. Orange St. in Wilmington. From the Dogfish Head Bar to conference tables that convert for table tennis to original art by William Spiker and patent models from Hagley, the environment at The Mill is worth the visit. Attend this yearly event to make new connections, strengthen existing ones, and get a first look at The Mill’s expansion. Event registration is $25 for TechForum DE members and $40 for future members. Walk-ins are welcome, but will be charged an additional $5 fee at the door. Register online at www.techforumde.org
Annual Walk for the Homeless
The United Methodist Women of Faith United Methodist Church of Rehoboth will be hosting their 10th annual Walk for The Homeless, Walk-A-Thon in Rehoboth Beach. The two-mile walk will start with check-in and registration on the boardwalk at Delaware Avenue from 8 to 8:45 a.m. Family, friends and co-workers are invited to walk to raise funds for three local shelters to include Casa San Francisco in Milton, Crisis House in Georgetown and Home of the Brave in Milford. For further information contact Christina Miller-Hall at (302) 227-3118 or Tenesha Duffy at (302) 645-5574.
Midday networking at Green Turtle
The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce is holding a networking event at The Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grille in Newark from 3 to 5 p.m. The popular community hangout will help welcome the fall season with great food, door prizes and business connections. The cost for the event is $10 for members online and $20 for nonmembers online. The cost increases $5 if done at the door the day of the event. Register online at the chamber website or call Heather Fisher at (302) 294-2055 for registration or more information.
Annual Crime Stoppers golf tournament in Middletown
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Crime Stoppers Golf Tournament at Frog Hollow Golf Club in Middletown. The tournament begins with registration at 10 a.m. and a shotgun start at noon. Following the golf tournament will be dinner and awards at 5:30 p.m. The entry fee is $125 per player or $500 per foursome. This golf package includes greens fees, a golf cart, a goodie bag, lunch, a complimentary beverage cart, and admittance to the dinner and awards. For questions and additional information call (302) 739-5927.