What’s Happening Today – Aug. 30, 2017
Today on DelmarvaLife:
A local hardworking family in Georgetown, Del. lost everything in a house fire on Sunday evening. The Good Ole Boy Foundation and the community are coming together to help them – just as Delmarva always does. There are two boys who are in high school that need clothes and school supplies and the mom is a nurse who needs clothes and scrubs. The father also needs clothing. The sizes are listed below:
- Pants – 32×32, 30×32
- Shirts – Large, Medium
- Shoes – 11, 11.5
- Pants – Size 14
- Shirts – Large
- Shoes – 9.5
Any scrubs that are donated are appreciated. As far as school supplies, pens, pencils, notebooks, flash drives, and bookbags are needed. Gift cards are also being collected. Drop offs can be made Wed night at Solid Image (old location on the highway south of Laurel across from Dickerson’s produce stand) 32852 Sussex Highway, Laurel, Del., 6pm-7pm. You can contact Josh Wharton for more information. There is also a GoFundMe set up to help the family that you can donate to here.
A big milestone is coming up for an important member of the WBOC family. WBOC’s Steve Hammond joins us in the studio today to share the fun news with us. Tom Draper, CEO of Draper Holdings, is celebrating 50 years of being in the broadcast industry. You can hear the full story tomorrow evening, Aug. 31, on WBOC News at 6 pm.
The Bavarian Bakery in Dover is a family-owned company that wants to bring their special baked goods to the community while staying true to their roots. Sydney Whitfield recently got a chance to visit the Bavarian Bakery and tells us all about the brother-sister duo that runs the business and what inspired them to open a bakery in Dover, Del.
Since 2009, Paradise Energy Solutions has seen the demand for solar energy here on Delmarva skyrocket. And, get this – with that higher demand, the price to invest in solar energy has come down. Regional Sales Manager, Warren Miller, tells us that the demand for his companies product continues to increase, especially on Delmarva.
We’ve had all types of dancing in the DelmarvaLife studio and today we add another style of dance to that list – cotillion. There are students all over Delmarva that have mastered this style of dance. Pam Ward, the director of the Salisbury Junior Cotillion joins us today tell us about the program and gives Jimmy and Lisa a dancing lesson.