What’s Happening Today – August 7, 2017
Randolph George is here to discuss his new book “Memoir of a Skipjack”. Randolph found the skipjack named “Martha Lewis” about 25 years ago and decided to restore the boat to its original condition. A skipjack of course is the name for the wooden sailing ships that were used for years on the Chesapeake Bay to dredge for oysters. Randolph also says that these boats are now only surviving today due to grants and wants the public to know the significance to the region that these ships have.
To get the inside scoop on the history of alcohol, 102.5 WBOC’s Corey Phoebus headed down to the West-O Bottle Shop in West Ocean City and got to hear some great stories about the hard stuff!
Studies have shown that 1 in 5 adults or about 42.5 million people have some sort of mental illness. With this being so common across the country why then is there still a stigma attached? To tell us more, the Executive Director of Channel Marker Debbye Jackson and Program Director Cathy Cassell told us about their work to break this stigma as well as to enhance the functioning of those recovering from mental illnesses.
Summer 2017 still has something to give, specifically our DelmarvaLife Summer Guide giveaway! Could you be one of our lucky winners? Tune in today at 5 to find out! And if you would like to enter to win and gain access to some exclusive savings you can click here.