Our thanks and appreciation to everyone who supported the
10th Delaware History Makers Award
as we honored Delaware Business: A Tradition of Innovation and Success
2017 Honorees The Hon. Andre G. Bouchard (left)
2017 Delaware History Makers Award
The Delaware Historical Society is pleased to recognize these longstanding businesses
for extraordinary and lasting contributions to the quality of life in Delaware.
Bell Funeral Home (ca. 1930)
Bennett Orchards (1867)
I.G. Burton & Company, Inc. (1908)
Kelly’s Logan House (1864)
Mercantile Press (1884)
The Pilots’ Association for the Bay and River Delaware (1896)
Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP (1826)
Speakman Company (1869)
WSFS Bank (1832)
We gratefully acknowledge the support of Dupont, this year’s Champion Sponsor, and all of the sponsors, ticket purchasers and donors who helped make the evening of Tuesday, April 25, 2017, a memorable success.
The Delaware History Makers Award is one of the most prestigious honors in the First State – one that pays tribute to individuals whose lives and work have helped them make a positive and permanent impact in our state, the nation or the world. The Award recognizes Delawareans who have helped to change the course of history.
Proceeds from the 2017 Delaware History Makers Award event help support
the Society’s award-winning educational programs throughout the State of Delaware.
2017 Delaware History Makers Award Champion Sponsor:
The Chahalis Ward Group at UBS Financial Service
Corporation Services Company
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP
The Pilots’ Association for the Bay & River Delaware
Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Aloysius Butler & Clark | Barclays | The Buccini/Pollin Group | Wilmington Trust/M&T Bank
Christiana Care Health System | Citizens Bank | Discover Bank
Pete and Tina Hayward | Howard G. Kristol | NORR | Patterson Schwartz Real Estate
Pettinaro Family | W. L. Gore & Associates | Susan and Rodman Ward, Jr.
Ballard Spahr LLP | Mr. and Mrs. David B. Brown | The Culinart Group | Margaret and Paul Harrell
Penny and Chris Saridakis | Tarabicos Grosso, LLP | Drs. Melva and Leland Ware
Weymouth Swayze & Corroon Insurance | Wohlsen Construction Company | Toni Young
Anonymous | Senator and Mrs. Thomas Carper | The Hon. Michael N. Castle | Cover & Rossiter, P.A.
Ms. Jane Frelick | IFS Benefits, LLC - Steve Blewitt | Mr. and Mrs. Michael G. Rhodes | Mr. and Mrs. James W. Semple
Mr. and Mrs. E. Norman Veasey | Bill and Barbara Wade
For additional post-event information, or if you would like to be included as a Sponsor for the next
Delaware History Makers Award program, please contact the Advancement Office at 302-295-2392. Thank you.