Maria Alvarez

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ChesLights Kids! – New Craft Projects!

SEE OUR LATEST PROJECTS!! We have a new version of the clay pot lighthouse. Follow the video and detailed instructions to create it!!

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Scouts Earn Chesapeake Chapter Scout Patch

Chapter Scout Patch

This quarter we received two applications for the Chesapeake Chapter Scout Patch! The following scouts received their patch, a certificate, and a copy of the Chapter’s Summer 2016 newsletter. Girl Scout troop 1204, led by Christie Bennett-Zellers, from Bernville, Pennsylvania spent the night at Hooper Strait in June. The nine Scouts receiving their patch are: …

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Girl Scout from Fredericksburg, VA Earns Chesapeake Chapter Scout Patch

Chapter Scout Patch

This quarter we received one application for the Chesapeake Chapter Scout Patch! The following scout received her patch, a certificate, and  a copy of our newsletter announcement. Girl Scout Troop 468 from Fredericksburg, VA – Led by Kira Fredenburgh – Scout: Cadette Jordan Rice. Jordan provided photos of her projects: Congratulations Jordan!! ~ Spring 2016 Contact: Education Coordinator, …

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Final 2015 Open House at Point Lookout

Winnie, Hobie, Alma & Tony participated in the final Open House for 2015 at Point Lookout Lighthouse on Saturday, November 7.

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Scouts take the Challenge

Chapter Scout Patch

An unprecedented number of scouts (43) and their leaders (23) from 21 different troops, three states, and the District of Columbia, participated and finished the MD Lighthouse Challenge, earning them the Chesapeake Chapter “Keeping the Lights Shinning” Scout Patch! The following troops received their patch and certificates along with a copy of the Fall newsletter. …

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T-Shirt Design – 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge

2013 MD Lighthouse Challenge Design

Introducing the 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge T-Shirt Design.

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Special Edition Newsletter – 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge

2015 10th Md Challenge

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Souvenir: Stamps – 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge

Completer Stamp

CHALLENGE LIGHTS COMPLETER BONUS LIGHTS BONUS CRUISE

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Our Sponsors – 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge

2015 10th Md Challenge

WE THANK OUR SPONSORS!

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Rack Card – 2015 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

2015 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Rack Card Help us spread the word about our 10 year Anniversary Celebration. Email challenge@cheslights.org if you would like to receive a bundle of rack cards to hand out at your favorite location, group or to share with friends and family.

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2015 Spring Chapter Board Meeting Photos

2015 Spring Board Meeting

The Chapter Fall Board Meeting was held Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the John Marshall in Alexandria, VA Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page. (You do not need to have a Facebook account)

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1st Finishers Results! – 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge

2015 10th Md Challenge

Maryland Lighthouse Challenge First Finishers – In Order of Time Finished Concord Point: David and Diane Richmond, Hanover, Maryland; 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. (Grand First Finishers!) Drum Point: Lisa & Evan Mintz, Dix Hills, New York; 3:57 p.m. on Saturday. Piney Point: Hilari Seery North Carolina; 5:18 p.m. on Saturday. Baltimore: Rose, Rick and Melissa …

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Girl Scouts and Webelo Pack from Indian Head, MD

Chapter Scout Patch

  Scouts from Indian Head, MD completed our Scout Patch program!  Seven Senior, Cadette, and Junior Girl Scouts from troops 2492, 6461 and 2505; and three Webelos from pack 425, visited Drum Point and Cove Point as part of the eight completed activities from our program. Their activities included making posters to display at their …

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2014 Grant Award: Friends of Concord Point Lighthouse

2014 Grant Recepient

The Chapter awarded the 2014 HELP preservation grant of $1,000.00 to the Friends of Concord Point Lighthouse in Havre de Grace, MD on October 13, 2014. This non-profit group will use this grant along with $1,500 to be raised by the Friends for some needed restoration and improvements to both the 1827 lighthouse and the …

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Chapter 25th Anniversary Celebration Photos

The Chapter celebrated it’s 25th Anniversary on Saturday, September 20, 2014 with a picnic to honor members and volunteers at Fort Washington Park. Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page. (You do not need to have a Facebook account)

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2014 Fall Chapter Board Meeting Photos

Concord Point Keeper's House

The Chapter Fall Board Meeting was held Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Concord Point Keepers House in Havre de Grace, MD Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page. (You do not need to have a Facebook account) View Larger Map

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Education: Brownie Troop, Dawn, VA

Brownie Group

Chapter President, Tony Pasek, his wife Alma and Chapter Secretary, Hobie Statzer did a lighthouse talk and the Chapter’s preservation efforts on August 11 to a group of Brownies in Dawn, VA during their week-long day Camp Evening Shade. The Brownies are working on a special Lighthouse badge and are rising 2 & 3rd graders. …

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GoodSearch and GoodShop

GoodSearch_logo

Goodshop.com is partnering with us, the Chesapeake Chapter, to help our cause. Now when you purchase items using Goodshop.com coupons, a portion of the purchase could be donated to us in support of our H.E.L.P. Fund. Now when you make purchases from your favorite stores like Walgreens, Restaurant.com, or TurboTax, you will not only be …

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Chapter 25 Year Celebration Invitation

Fort Washington

Join us Saturday, September 20, 2014 to celebrate the Chapter’s 25th Anniversary at our Volunteer/Member Appreciation Day! Location: Fort Washington Park Time: noon to 3:00 p.m. Park entrance fee: $5.00 per car Free lunch • Activities for children under 12 Open to ALL current Chapter members. R.S.V.P. required by August 20, 2014 Please R.S.V.P. below. …

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Keepers Mascot: Dozer

We spotlight mascot # 46 – Dozer a furry black and white cat. Member Jim served as a U.S. Coast Guard radioman for ten years and has been very active in the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society for the past ten years. Jim provided the following on Dozer: Dozer is a nineteen year old Tuxedo cat. He’s all …

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Keepers Mascot: Scout

We spotlight mascot # 45 – Scout a mixed Golden Retriever/Beagle. Owner Robert provides this bio: Scout was brought into my family in 1998 as a companion dog for my late wife, Robyn. He was dubbed a “retreagle” by Robyn. After Robyn passed away in 2003, I decided to keep Scout as my pal. He is now …

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Keepers Mascot: Oscar

We spotlight mascot # 40 – Oscar a miniature long-haired dachshund. Owner Steve provides this bio: Oscar is a dapple-colored, miniature long-haired dachshund and is the dog of Maggie & Steve (40+3 patch holders from May 2013.) Our daughter, Lisa, picked him out at the pet store and we brought him home on November 1, 2008. Oscar …

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Keepers Mascot: Koda

We spotlight mascot # 39 – Koda. Owner Jeff provides this bio: Koda was my daughter’s dog living with us. My daughter has since moved out, but we still see Koda regularly and he is still our “grand doggy”. Koda is our handsome 5 year old Red Pomeranian who is our spoiled “baby”. He is …

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Keepers Mascot: Missy

We spotlight mascot # 36 – Missy, a Chihuahua, is now about eight years old. Owner Helen reports: “I got her from a Chihuahua rescue group on March 19, 2010. The group guessed her age at two to four years at that time. She is extremely shy and afraid of people and water – not …

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Our Sponsors – 2013 MD Lighthouse Challenge

2013 MD Lighthouse Challenge

WE THANK OUR SPONSORS!

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Souvenir: Beacon Bucks – 2013 MD Lighthouse Challenge

Completer

CHALLENGE LIGHTS COMPLETER BONUS LIGHTS BONUS CRUISE Hooper Island Lighthouse

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2014 Spring Chapter Board Meeting Photos

Stingray Point Replica

The Chapter Spring Board Meeting was held Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Stingray Point Lighthouse Replica in Deltaville, VA (map) Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page. (You do not need to have a Facebook account) View Larger Map

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Lazaretto Point Lighthouse (Replica)*

In 1985, the new owners of the Rukert Terminals Corporation, (the son and nephew of late Norman G. Rukert Sr.) decided to erect a replica of the Lazaretto Point light to honor Rukerts, Sr.’s memory. He had been a historian and a person who had loved the Baltimore waterfront. The replica was built from the …

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Choptank River Lighthouse (Replica)*

Choptank Replica

The City of Cambridge, Maryland, approved plans to build an exact replica of the lost Choptank River Lighthouse. After many years, the Maryland Legislature passed and Governor O’Malley signed legislation allowing this over water structure. The replica was completed in the fall of 2012. For more information: www.choptankriverlighthouse.org. The Choptank River Lighthouse Replica is located …

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Stingray Point (Replica)*

Stingray Point Replica

Stingray Point Lighthouse was built in 1858 at the entrance to the Rappahannock River near Deltaville, Virginia. It was a hexagonal screwpile lighthouse. The lighthouse was automated just prior to being dismantled in 1965. Sections of the lighthouse were sold to Gilbert Purcell, a boatyard owner who hoped to rebuild the lighthouse on land, but …

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