Acrylic Barrier and PPE Grants Awarded

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Salisbury – The City of Salisbury is pleased to announce that awards have been made for the Acrylic Barrier & PPE Lottery program. As part of the program, Salisbury businesses were eligible to apply for grants for acrylic shielding and social distancing floor stickers, all made locally by M4 Reactor.

“The barriers will help us maintain social distancing and provide an additional layer of protection for our packaged items,” said Theresa Whitelock, owner of Sugar Rush by Theresa in Downtown Salisbury.  “Our customers’ health and safety are the very top priority at Sugar Rush, and we will do everything we can to protect them as much as possible. We are extremely grateful for the grant.”

The following businesses were selected as recipients of the Acrylic Barrier & PPE Lottery, and will receive up to $2,000 in free acrylic shields and/or social distancing stickers.

  1. Sugar Rush by Theresa
  2. Brew River
  3. The Brick Room
  4. SVN Miller Commercial Real Estate
  5. Olympia Fitness
  6. W.R. McCain & Associates
  7. Mogan’s Oyster House
  8. Lower Shore Clinic
  9. Fratelli’s Italian Restaurant
  10. Delmarva Smile Corner
  11. Salisbury Dance Academy
  12. Peninsula Surgical Group
  13. Ikebana Teriyaki & Sushi
  14. Minuteman Press
  15. Salisbury Neighborhood Housing Services
  16. Yummy Asian
  17. Peninsula Alternative Health
  18. The Ugly Pie
  19. Subrunners
  20. Wetcher Whistle
  21. Lilac Clothing Company
  22. Cake Art
  23. OC Wellness LLC
  24. Lombardi’s
  25. First Shore Federal
  26. Ginger House

Jeff Merritt, Owner of Minuteman Press, said, “As a small business in Salisbury, Minuteman Press is very grateful for the efforts of the City of Salisbury and M4 Reactor on the acrylic barrier program. This program is a great example of public and private agencies working together to help the business community deal with the numerous challenges during the COVID pandemic. Teamwork makes the dream work and together we will succeed!”

To learn more about this program, please contact the City of Salisbury Office of Business Development at 410-677-1915, or

For continuing updates on the COVID-19 crisis in our community and across Delmarva, please continue to monitor our social media feeds, and visit

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