FRIDAY 3/6: Donna Bozza on ‘How CBES Got its Groove Back’

Science and Philosophy Seminar of the Eastern Shore of Virginia will sponsor “How CBES Got Its Groove Back,”  a free 90-minute seminar at 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, in the Lecture Hall of the Eastern Shore Community College, 29300 Lankford Hwy., Melfa. Donna Bozza will explore the journey of a grassroots organization, Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore, from its passionate conception to its commitment to community 27 years later. A former journalist and later director of the Eastern Shore Tourism Commission, Bozza is the first full-time director of CBES.

SUNDAY 3/8: Eastern Shore Orchestra at Hungar’s Church

The Orchestra of the Eastern Shore under the direction of  Dr. Paul Kim presents “Songs for Spring”  at Hungar’s Church in Bridgetown at 7:30 p.m. Program includes Mozart’s Exsultate, jubilate with soprano soloist Anna Sterrett, and Bach’s Cantata No. 56 (I Will Gladly Carry the Cross) with Matthew Scollin, bass-baritone and chorus. [Read more…]

TUESDAY 3/3: Shore Little League Registration

In-Person registration will be held at the Cape Charles Rescue Squad at 22215 S. Bayside Rd., Cheriton, on Tuesday, March 3, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

In-Person registration will be held at Shore Little League on Thursday, March 5,from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

On-Line registration is available at [Read more…]

New EMS and Medical Services Foundation Established In Northampton

The Northampton County EMS and Medical Services Foundation, a non-profit 501 (c) 3, has been established in Northampton County. One of the recommendations of the Board of Supervisors-appointed EMS Task Force was to establish this foundation as a vehicle through which citizens, civic organizations, and other charitable groups could support expanded county and volunteer emergency response agencies.

H. Spencer Murray, Foundation President and CEO and a former member of that Task Force, accepted the responsibility to fund the establishment of the non-profit. IRS tax-exempt status has been received and a kick-off campaign has been planned for early Spring. Other Foundation board members are H. Furlong Baldwin, Director; John Coker, Treasurer and Director; and Cela Burge, Attorney and Director. [Read more…]

CANCELLED: Bill LeCato Chairs Addiction Seminar at ESCC

(CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER) Science and Philosophy Seminar of the Eastern Shore of Virginia’s event this week is “Addiction:  A Panel Discussion.”  The free 2-hour + seminar will begins at 12:30 p.m. Friday, February 27, in the Eastern Shore Community College Lecture Hall, 29300 Lankford Hwy., Melfa. Bill LeCato of Hospice will lead the discussion on various aspects of addiction and its consequences here on the Shore. The panel, organized by John Bulette, will be composed of representatives from the Drug Task Force, Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, Parole Office, Psychiatry, and Hospice.

CANCELLED: Hot Music to Warm the Soul at ESO LIVE!

(Cancelled due to weather) This Friday, February 27, at 8 p.m. in ESO LIVE! unplugged and intimate setting, cozy up with Sherry, Pat, and Gary of “The Waterfront Band” as they perform a variety of songs from a variety of genres. Shore natives and popular musicians, Sherry and Pat Belote have rocked our peninsula and elsewhere for over two decades. Starting back in 1990 with the uber-awesome “Storm Warning Band” up to now with their in-demand “Waterfront Band,” they continue exhibiting their musical versatility with pop, alternative, rock, country, praise & worship, musical theater, oldies, and originals. ESO LIVE! attendees will be thrilled to see talented bassist Gary Gibb joining his longtime friends. [Read more…]

Arts Grant Funds Cultural Enhancement on Eastern Shore

Wren Masters

Wren Masters

The Commission for the Arts has awarded the Northampton County Education Foundation a grant to help support an upcoming concert benefiting the Foundation’s work in Northampton County Public Schools.

According to Crosby Johnson, Chairman of the Board of Directors, “This is the first in a series of cultural enhancement and high quality arts opportunities the Foundation will be sponsoring here on the Shore.  All proceeds will support scholarships, teacher grants, and special event activities in Northampton County Public Schools. Twenty-five tickets will be distributed to students involved with music programs at all four Northampton schools.” [Read more…]

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FRIDAY 2/20: Peace Corps Volunteer Remembers Kazakhstan

“At Home on the Kazakh Steppe: a Peace Corps Memoir,” Science and Philosophy Seminar of the Eastern Shore of Virginia’s next  free 90-minute seminar, will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, February 20, in the Lecture Hall of the Eastern Shore Community College, 29300 Lankford Hwy., Melfa. Janet Givens will relate how as a Peace Corps volunteer she spent part of the 2000s teaching English in Kazakhstan. Givens is a psychotherapist living in the Green Mountains of Vermont.

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