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Sep 01, 2015

VF Outlet to host Women's Fashion Night Out Sept. 19

VF Outlet in Rehoboth Beach will host Women's Fashion Night Out from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19. The event, designed to kick off the fall season officially, will feature a free fashion show, wardrobe stylists to provide personal styling assistance, a photo booth for fun photo-ops, merchandise discounts and a chance to win 12 free outfits.

Women's Fashion Night Out will be headlined by a free fashion show featuring the latest fall trends. Each outfit has been carefully crafted and designed to ensure a trendy look for an affordable price. Following the show, VF Outlet will provide department stylists throughout the store to help customers find their favorite outfits.

The event will also function as a kickoff to the Lee National Denim Day fundraising drive. Lee Nation Denim Day is a fundraiser campaign created by Lee Jeans to benefit the American Cancer Society. Since its founding, Lee Jeans has raised over $19 million to fight breast cancer. For more information, call 302-227-5444.

Homebuyer fair set Sept. 26 at Delaware Tech in Georgetown

Sussex County government, in partnership with DSHA, Sussex County Association of Realtors, First State Community Action Agency and NCALL Research Inc. will host the second annual Sussex County Homebuyer Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Carter Partnership Center at the Delaware Tech Community College Owens Campus in Georgetown.

At the Homebuyer Fair, free credit reports will be offered, as well as mini-counseling sessions with HUD-approved housing counselors. The counseling sessions will include prequalification services and preliminary work plans and budgets to individuals and families that may be thinking of homeownership. Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available. For questions or to confirm participation, contact Brandy Nauman at 302-855-7779, or no later than Friday, Sept. 18.

ENR ranks Becker Morgan Group among MidAtlantic Top Design Firms

Becker Morgan Group was recognized by Engineering News-Record as a 2015 MidAtlantic Top Design Firm, ranking No. 62 in the region and No. 6 in Delaware, among many national and international design firms. The firm also ranked No. 6 in Master-Planned Development/Site Infrastructure and No. 19 in Education. This annual list of Top Design Firms includes architects, engineers and other design professionals doing business in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia. ENR provides news, analysis, commentary and data for construction industry professionals. Becker Morgan Group provides architecture & engineering services with offices in Delaware, Maryland and North Carolina. For more information, go to

Sperry Van Ness advisor Cox helps bank enter Eastern Shore market

Wesley Cox, CCIM, senior advisor at Sperry Van Ness-Miller Commercial Real Estate announced that First Financial Bank is entering the Eastern Shore market with a location in Sussex County. First Financial will be occupying 2,000 square feet of brand-new professional office space at the Stone Creek Business Park in Laurel.

First Financial Ag Lending is one of the nation’s leading poultry lenders, and this will be their 13th location in the United States. “First Financial has been an absolute pleasure to deal with in helping them secure their first location in the area, and it is exciting to see the growth of the agricultural market they serve,” said Cox.

Allen Ginn, vice president of First Financial, said, “We have financing solutions that can be tailored to your poultry operation. First Financial Bank and our dedicated customer service team are looking forward to serving the needs of both existing and new poultry producers on the Eastern Shore.” For more information, contact Wesley Cox, CCIM, at or call 410-543-2440.

ResortQuest Real Estate announces July 2015 top producers

ResortQuest Real Estate has announced its July 2015 top producers for southeast Sussex County. Ann Baker of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office earned top listing honors for July. Top listing agents by office were: Robert Kauffman of the Bethany Beach office, Gail Phelan of the Edgewater/Sea Colony Oceanfront office and Linda Quasney of the West Fenwick office.

Colleen Windrow of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office earned top sales honors for July. Top selling agents by office were: Dayna Feher of the Bethany Beach office, Jenny Smith of the Edgewater/Sea Colony oceanfront office, Cindy Spieczny of the West Fenwick office and Valerie Harmke of the Bear Trap Dunes office.

For more information, visit their locations at 33012 Coastal Highway or call 302-539-8600; Marketplace at Sea Colony at 33546 Marketplace or call 302-541-8999; Edgewater Lobby at L1- Edgewater House Road or call 302-537-8880; West Fenwick at 37458 Lion Drive, Suite 7 or call 302-436-1100; or Bear Trap Dunes at 21 Village Green Drive or call 302-541-5454; or go to

KSI receives grant from Village Improvement Association

Kent-Sussex Industries Inc. received a grant recently from the Village Improvement Association that will help KSI fund the renovation of the Health and Wellness Center at the Skill Development Center in Milford.

KSI’s Health and Wellness Center provides support for those who need assistance with medication, risk assessments, first aid and transfer for medical treatment, behavioral support, toileting and personal care. An updated, renovated center will allow for easier access. This will enable staff to help people who have special needs maintain their dignity while taking care of some sensitive issues. KSI is thankful that the Village Improvement Association is showing how it embraces abilities.

For more information, contact Alicia Hollis at 422-4014, Ext. 3015 or

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