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21st Annual Blue-Gold All-Star Basketball

The concept of a Blue-Gold All-Star Basketball Game began in the summer of 1998 when my Dad, Morton Kimmel and a small group of people came together to put the “idea into play”. My dad joined forces with the Delaware Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association and State, County and City police agencies to bring this idea to fruition. The All-Star Basketball Games have turned into a week-long celebration of high school basketball while simultaneously raising money to benefit our community. It’s hard to believe that was twenty-one years ago! With the help of The Blue-Gold Committee and the Board of Trustees we will be continuing the legacy that my Dad left behind. On March 16, 2019 we ho

#ForTheFounder -21st Annual Blue-Gold All-Star Games

The 21st Annual Blue-Gold All-Star Basketball Games will be held at the new 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington on March 16, 2019. Since 1999, we have had the privilege of highlighting the top 30 male and 30 female seniors representing upstate and downstate Delaware. It is a wonderful opportunity to recognize these student-athletes in their final time on the high school basketball stage in Delaware. The players on the Blue Teams represent northern Delaware schools and the players on the Gold Teams represent southern Delaware schools in this highly visible celebration of high school basketball. The legacy of Blue-Gold Basketball is certainly the memories created for players, families, and fans, b

Can My Employer Fire Me When I'm on Workers' Compensation?

The answer is yes. Delaware is an “employment-at-will” state. This means that an employer or employee may generally terminate an employment relationship at any time and for any reason unless a law or agreement provides otherwise. Being an injured worker on workers’ compensation does not protect an individual from being fired or laid off. There are several reasons an employer can justify terminating your employment while you are on workers’ compensation. However, the major exception is your employer is not allowed to fire you because you applied for, or are on, workers’ compensation. Retaliatory termination is against the law even in employment-at-will states. If your disability makes it impo

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