What’s Happening Today – May 14, 2018
Today on DelmarvaLife:
It wasn’t until 2010 that many of us had started to hear the name Temple Grandin. Her life story was told in a movie starring Claire Danes. Dr. Grandin is an adult living with autism. She’s also a professor, inventor, best-selling author and more. Dr. Grandin is coming to speak at Dove Pointe in Salisbury during its 50th anniversary celebration. Dove Pointe Executive Director, Donald Hackett joins us to tell us all about Dove Pointe and the upcoming celebration. The Dove Pointe 50th Anniversary Gala is June 9 at 6 pm.
Dove Pointe Program Member, Jean-Luc Princivil takes the Mid South Audio Stage to prove that those who with this disabilities have abilities that will blow your mind. Jean-Luc performs “Ave Maria” on the violin.
If you know anything about horse racing, you know the hat is just as important as the horse. Even if you can’t make the Preakness this weekend, you’ll still have a chance to don your favorite hat and get in on some horse-racing fun – all to support a great cause. Co-Chair of the event, Alan Merritt-Hyle, and Community and Media Relations Coordinator with Coastal Hospice, Kat Gunby, joins us in Historic Studio D to tell us all about the Hats for Hospice Preakness Party.
The Delmarva Shorebirds Season is in full swing and that means plenty of opportunities to see the boys of summer take the field during these cool spring nights. If you plan to go to the game this Thursday, May 17, there’s a bonus. Lisa went out to Arthur Perdue Stadium to find out what.
We’re always doing our best to stay on top of the newest scams so we can tell you about them and you can avoid being a victim. The most recent one we are learning about preys on grandparents and uses, what seems like, their precious grandchildren as a way to steal your savings. It’s called the Grandparent Scam. Cpl. Tom Funk with the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office tells us all about this type of scam.
Starting Monday, May 7th through Friday, May 18th, we will give away two Firefly Music Festival vouchers each weekday. Those vouchers can be redeemed for general admission passes to the Firefly Music Festival which takes place June 14-17 at the Woodlands in Dover, Del. Enter here.
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