Towne Spotlight: Local Business and Community News of the Eastern Shore
Sep 22, 2017 10:06AM ● Published by Nicole Gould
Chesapeake BaySavers Hold Annual Golf TournamentThe Chesapeake BaySavers held their fifth annual Golf Tournament on Friday, May 12th at the Queenstown Harbor Golf Course. Bringing in more sponsors, donors, and golfers than ever before, it was their most successful tournament to date. All funds raised from the tournament goes toward their efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay for future generations to come via legislative efforts, environmental education, community outreach, and hands-on restoration work. Don’t miss out on the fun next year, save the date and join them on Friday, May 11th, 2018 for their sixth annual Golf Tournament being held at the prestigious Queenstown Harbor Golf Course!
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Acknowledges Volunteers for Generous ServiceOn June 15th, 2017, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recognized a dedicated team of more than 385 volunteers aboard the Patriot for their combined 27,552.5 hours of service toward the museum over the past year. Several volunteers were recognized by CBMM for their work in boat restoration and maintenance, boat donations, buildings and grounds, education, exhibitions, museum store, and volunteer programming.
Special recognition was given to volunteers with the highest hours of cumulative service, including John Hawkinson with 10,000 hours; Ellen Plummer, Norman Plummer, and Mike Sweeney with 8,000 hours; Paul Ray with 7,000 hours; Lloyd Devigne, Roger Galvin, and Don Parks with 5,000 hours; and Jerry Friedman and Bob Petizon with 4,000 hours. Many other volunteers were recognized for reaching several milestones of 100 hours and above in their volunteer service toward CBMM.
Talbot Hospice Hosts Rock the Block Street Party
Senior Summit Raises $10,000 for Talbot County Department of Social Services
MRC Awarded Partner of the Year by Talbot County Public Schools
MRC obtained a Chesapeake Bay Trust grant for the Students for Streams program, which promotes healthy waterways by working with students in environmental science classes across the entire Midshore.