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Cape Gazette BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE FRIDAY. APRIL6-MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 59 Moore & Rutt, P.A., a law rnm with Georgetown and Milford offices, has announced that Shannon R. Owens, Esq., a native of George- town, has joined the firm. Moore & Rutt, P.A. now has five attor- neys. Owens is a 1995 graduate of Sussex Cen- Shannon R. Owens tral High School, and received her bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware in 1999 and her law degree from Widener University School of Law in 2003. She has practiced in LED poultry- lighting grant program launched Poultry farmers will soon re- ceive a helping hand from Delaware Electric Cooperative, which is launching an LED poul- try-lighting grant program to help farmers convert incandes- cent and CFL poultry lights to energy-efficient LED lights, LED lights use about 80 per- cent less energy than traditional poultry lights. Delaware Electric Cooperative will offer them to growers for only $7 per bulb through the grant program. The high-efficiency LEDs usually cost $35. According to data compiled by the University of Arkansas, growers will be able to save $983 per year by installing the LED lights, assuming their poultry house produces six flocks per year. DEC has set aside $75,000 for the program in 2012, with an ad- ditional $30,000 in funding com- ing from a grant from the- Delaware Energy Efficiency In- vestment Fund. According to DEC President and CEO Bill Andrew, "This grant program will provide a 75 percent discount to farmers look- ing tO install energy-efficient poultry lighting. The LED lights can last up to nine years and will save growers money over the life of the lights." To qualify for a grant, growers must be served by Delaware Electric Cooperative. Because of the high level of expected inter- est, grant recipients may be cho- sen through a lottery system. The co-op will only provide enough lights for one poultry house per member, and grant money will not cover any costs associated with installing the LED lights. Delaware Electric Cooperative will purchase the lights, and farmers will be asked to pick up Continued on page 60 & Rutt law firm. Sussex County since joining the law, Delaware Bar in 2003. She has "We are very excited to have lectured on various topics, in- Shannon join our firm. She has cluding estate planning and elder an excellent reputation in the le- gal community and is known for her hard work and expertise in elder law and real estate. It is a special honor for me," said J. Everett Moore Jr., "because her father, Jack F. Owens [for whom the local campus of Delaware Technical & Community College is named] was a mentor of mine." "I am very excited to be associ- ated with Moore & Rutt. Our combined experiences and areas of expertise will enable us to bet- ter serve our clients' needs," said Owens. "~II~U~ Press Service 2000 Capital Drive, Annaoelis, MD 21401 SPREAD YOUR MESSAGE to over 4 Million readers with an ad this size for just $1,450! For a limited time~ BUY 4 ADS, GET ONE FREE!* CALL TODAY! 1-855-721-6332 Wanda Smith, ext. 6 *Certain conditions apply. [I O | The Bariatric program at Beebe Medical Center offers minimally invasive surgery combined with personal fitness training and nutritional education to help you improve your health. Beebe Medical Center Lewes, Delaware "We never imagined we would be riding in a helicopter looking down on beautiful Hawaiian waterfalls." Ken and Patti Stenger were always watching their weight, gaining and losing. But when Ken, now 64, learnec that, his health was deteriorating, they both began )o take a serious look at surgery as a tool to help them toward a healthier life. More than a year ago they both had the gastric banding procedure. And today, after losing about 100 pounds each, they are healthier and enjoying new adventures. To read more about the Stengers' story, visit and click on Patient Care Services and then Bariatric Services. Insist on Quality. Insist on Beebe.