The Chesapeake Chapter of the United States Lighthouse Society has an on-going preservation program to help maintain the local Chesapeake area lighthouses and lighthouse artifacts. Donations to the Herb Entwistle Lighthouse Preservation Fund will be used to help finance the preservation activities of the Chapter and are tax deductible. The fund was named to honor Herb Entwistle who was our founding president. Donations over $20.00 will receive a preservation pin as a thank you.
Support the Chapter’s on-going commitments to the Bay lights when you shop at any Food Lion store and use your MVP card. To register your MVP card to help the Chapter, visit www.foodlion.com, click on “Fundraising” under the “In the Community” header, click on “register MVP cards,” click on “Select Organization.” From there, select the state (VA) and city (Annandale) from the drop-down menus, then select “UNITED STATES LIGHTHOUSE SOCIETY CHESAPEAKE CHAPTER” as the organization.
Use Goodsearch.com as your web search engine you will be donating to our H.E.L.P. Fund. Simply go to Goodsearch.com and enter “chesapeake chapter” in the “Who do you GoodSearch for?” box. Set it and forget it – make Goodsearch.com the default search engine on your browser’s search box. Use Goodshop to shop at discount prices and the H.E.L.P. Fund receives 1-30% of your purchase!
February 19th, 1930 – February 12th, 1997 On February 12th, 1997, after a very short battle with kidney cancer, the founding President of the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society, Herb Entwistle, slipped away from us and “crossed the bar”. Many of us only knew about Herb’s love of lighthouses and of his life …