For immediate release September 5, 2019
As Delaware Botanic Gardens (DBG) prepares to open to the public on Monday September 16, Mike Meoli, owner of 18 McDonald's Restaurants in Delmarva presented three professional First Aid Kits to DBG Board Member Peter Carter. The kits will be placed in the garden’s Welcome Center and Maintenance Areas.
Mile Meoli said, “We are pleased to support the Delaware Botanic Gardens, which will be a major Sussex County destination for Delmarva residents and visitors alike.” Peter Carter replied, “We are so thankful for the Delmarva business supporters like Mike, and hope they shall continue that support in the years which follow.”
The Delaware Botanic Gardens are located at 30220 Piney Neck Road. Dagsboro, DE 19939. The Grand Opening Week begins on Monday, September 16 through Thursday September 19. The open hours are 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. On Thursday, September 19, the garden will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. At 1 p.m. on Thursday, there will be a special Garden and Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting. There will be special events each day of the Grand Opening Week and tours are available with prior registration by going to www.delawaregardns.org/events.
The mission of the Delaware Botanic Gardens is to create an inspirational, educational, and sustainable public garden in Delaware for the benefit and enjoyment of all. The Delaware Botanic Gardens celebrates the coastal plain with a sustainable garden that delights and educates visitors and inspires them to preserve Delmarva’s native landscape.