Southern Delaware businesses slowly overcoming COVID challenges

In addition to the potential for more federal help, the City of Georgetown has offered free advertisements to help small businesses. Linda Price, president of the town’s Chamber of Commerce says those ads are being sent through email and social media.

“We went to a website company that all they handle is chambers, and it just went live two weeks ago, and all of our members, we’ve been trying to get the word out about it, and kind of encourage them to use,” Price said. “It will open up a variety of things for them, including being able to sell products on our website, to post coupons, to post their events, and take payments.”

Businesses in downtown Milford could get a boost from the town’s annual Third Thursday event. Local shops and vendors can sell and promote their items on South Walnut St. Thursday evenings from May through September.

Elourdes Pierre at Sisters Caribbean likes the increased exposure. “We’re…

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