Cape Gazette

Business Briefs

Jan 22, 2015

Enchanted Petals to collect children's coats through Jan. 31

Enchanted Petals Florist and Gifts at 33247 Fairfield Road, Lewes, is partnering with local parents  to collect  new or gently used coats for needy children in the Millsboro, Georgetown and Lewes schools. Coats may be dropped off at Enchanted Petals Monday through Saturday until Saturday, Jan. 31. Call 302-827-1011 for details.

Mediacom employees earn customer service awards

Four Mediacom employees from Sussex County earned national honors in an awards program that cited them for outstanding performance and put them in the top rankings nationally among their Mediacom peers.

Denise Stansmore of Millsboro received the National Gold Leaf of the Year Award; Carrieann Emplit, also from Millsboro, won the National Gold Outstanding Sales Supervisor Award. Katie Brinsfield of Frankford won the National Gold Award for Unsung Hero, and Ryan Mustian of Millsboro received the Regional Installer Technician of the Year Award.

Ceremonies were held to celebrate Customer Service Week and recognize employees who consistently deliver excellent customer service. Mediacom delivers cable television and broadband communication services to homes and businesses, and employs 4,600 people companywide.

Carney joins Morris James LLP Real Estate

Morris James LLP recently announced that Thomas P. Carney has joined the firm’s Wilmington office as an associate in its Real Estate Practice Group. His practice will focus on real estate transactions and land use.

As a former assistant city solicitor of Wilmington, Carney's experience includes representing the city as a lender in private and public residential and commercial real estate transactions, drafting and negotiating finance documents, drafting rezoning ordinances, drafting amendments to the city’s building code, and representing the city as a participating jurisdiction in federally funded affordable housing programs.

Carney graduated from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law in 2010 and received his BS in finance and business law from The Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business in 2007. He was a summer clerk for the Hon. Linda K. Caracappa of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice law in Delaware. He can be reached at 302-888-6822 or

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage announces new consultant hired

Robin Palumbo Thompson recently joined Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, a division of Wells Fargo Bank NA and the nation’s leading retail mortgage provider, as a home mortgage consultant in its Rehoboth Beach office.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Thompson served as a Realtor with Keller Williams and Long and Foster in Rehoboth Beach.

“We are excited to have someone of Robin’s background join our organization,” said Mark Orhelein, branch manager of the Rehoboth Beach office. “Robin has extensive knowledge of the mortgage financing industry and the Delaware beaches real estate market. I’m sure she will have an immediate impact on our ability to better serve our customers when, where and how they want to be served.”

Thompson can be reached at 302-226-4075.








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