This fall has been a busy time for Harvey Hanna & Associates, a commercial real estate agency offering prime office space, manufacturing and warehouse facilities to businesses wishing to reside in the business-friendly state of Delaware.
Young Networkers Check Out the New Twin Lakes Brewery Company Location in Newport Delaware
Networking is always a bit more fun when there is beer and food involved. Tie in a little community service by making the ‘admission ticket’ a canned good. Offer a unique opportunity to look behind the scenes of the new Twin Lakes Brewery facility and you’ve got yourself a stellar event.
Two Thursdays ago, Harvey Hanna partnered up with Twin Lakes Brewery to co-host the Delaware Young Professionals Networking Group from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce (DSCC). There were a lot of canned goods collected and donated to the Sunday Breakfast Mission . Much merriment, as Twin Lakes Brewing Company offered up its Oktoberfest, Tweeds Stout and Pale Ale to the young networkers. Delicious food whipped up by Sugarfoot Fine Foods , as everyone got a taste of what Twin Lakes Brewery will soon have to offer to the community.
Read More »
Is there a chance for Delaware to increase its share of the manufacturing industry?
Senator Chris Coons believes so.
In fact, he and Senator Kelly Ayotte introduced the Manufacturing Skills Act this year hoping to modernize the way states and cities run their job training programs. The hope is to provide those looking for employment with the skills they’ll need for today’s manufacturing jobs.
According to an article written by Sen. Coons, ‘Manufacturing can be transformed in Delaware’, on Oct. 3, 2015, the skill sets necessary for the manufacturing jobs of today require a higher level of math and engineering than those needed 20 years ago. Many of these manufacturing jobs require two-year college degrees or more. The ability to work in a team environment and higher levels of critical thinking are also required.
While there is a skills gap that has hindered the growth of manufacturers and the economy, ‘Pathways to Prosperity’, a program spearheaded by Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, has helped to train Delaware students. This program has united local high schools, Delaware Tech and local manufacturing companies in a common goal; that of giving Delaware youth the skill sets they’ll need for a career in the manufacturing industry.
Read More »