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12 - CAPE GAZETTE, Tuesday, April 12 - April 14, 2005 Leahy named VP for DCI00 Southern Delaware Office Hugh D. Leahy Jr. has been named senior vice president for the Southern Delaware Office of the Delaware Community Foun- dation, a statewide, nonprofit or- ganization that manages charita- ble funds for individuals, fami- lies, businesses and organizations and distributes the income as grants to many of the humanitari- an, educational, health and cultur- al organizations in Delaware. The Southern Delaware office is locat- ed on the Circle in Georgetown and serves Kent and Sussex coun- ties. Leahy, a resident of Lewes, is looking forward to applying near- ly 35 years of experience in the fi- nancial services industry to his new position at the DCF. His most recent position was as exec- utive vice president and depart- ment manager in the Personal Fi- nancial Services Department of Wilmington Trust, where he was employed from 1991 until his re- tirement in September 2003. He was responsible for managing all aspects of Personal Financial Ser- vices for Wilmington Trust, in- Acres Continued from page 10 the charter to rexluire that four of seven commissioners be full-time residents. He again called for a referendum on the issue. Once again, the motion died for lack of a second. After he lost his motion a sec- ond time, Canton had to leave the meeting, saying he "had to catch a flight." The commissioners spent an- other tWO h0 :, gh issues, Such  :W  n- erator to buy for the ffer sm, cluding the delivery of banking and investment services to consumers in Delaware. "I am excit- ed to have this LEAHY opportunity to work with the DCF team and the generous peo- ple of Southern Delaware to en- courage philanthropy in this area," Leahy said. "My position at the Foundation will enable me to leverage my interests and expe- rience on behalf of the many de- serving causes in Delaware." Leahy will be working closely with the Southern Delaware Ad- visory Committee of the DCF to promote charitable giving in the area and connect people who care with causes that matter. "we are pleased to have some- one with Hugh's financial back- ground and commitment to the community leading Southern Delaware's efforts to build the re- sources tO improve our communi- how to allow events for runners to pass through the town without disrupting the residents too much and how much to donate to the City of Rehoboth Beach for the fireworks display. After Canton left the meeting, Chas Goodrich, a resident of Hen- lopen Acres for more than 20 years, Said Canton may have a point. "I realize that the commission- ers have to do what they think is right. But I think Steve had a good point, there," Goodrich said. "I thinkt't do any harm to get n =  - of other voters and the other residents." ty," said David G. Burton of Mil- ford, chairman of the committee. Throughout his career, Leahy has been involved in community and professional organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Reading ASSIST Institute, Padua Academy and the Delaware Center of Economic Education and Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware. He has participated in board and finance positions in religious, school, civic and service organi- zations and has been president, director and board member of the Delaware Bankers Association. Leahy, a native of Philadelphia, earned a bachelor of arts in eco- nomics from Holy Cross College and a Master of Business Admin- istration from Widener Universi- ty. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. He and his wife, Kathleen Moloney Leahy, have two adult children. The Delaware Community Foundation manages more than 500 charitable funds with com- bined assets of close to $170 mil- lion. Last year, the DCF distributed about $7 million in charitable grants to organizations through- out Delaware and beyond. The Foundation's President and CEO is Fred C. Sears II and its Chair- man of the Board of Directors is Donald R. Kirtley. For additional information about the Delaware Community Foundation and its Southern Delaware Office, contact Leahy at 856-4393, or the main office in Wilmington at 302-571-8004. The DCF website is located at www.delcf.org. Meals on Wheels seeks cooler donations Meals on Wheels of Lewes-Rehoboth is in need of. Styrofoam coolers to aid their volunteers with meal deliveries. Small coolers are not as helpful as larger sizes. Coolers may be dropped off at the Meals on Wheels office, 32409 Lewes-Georgetown Hwy. Belltown, west of Five Points, during office hours, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For directions or more information call 645-7449. (302) 645-7700, or visit www.capeg, Dewey Continued from page 8 small block building used as a marina office and retail shop will not be included in the conversion. Buyers of the new condominiums will have the right to rent a slip in the marina, Galbraith said. Galbralth also said the new con- dominiums will range in size from a minimum of 763 square feet of living area to some much larger units. There will be nine two,bedroom units and 37 one- bedroom units, and all condo- minims will have one bathroom, a full kitchen and a washer and dryer. The average-sized condo- minium will have slightly more than 1,000 square feet of living area, Galbraith said, adding that the units will be priced from $500,000 up. Several citizens asked ques- tions about the project. Property owners Bill Zolper and Jenny Taylor supported the plan. There was no opposition stated against it. Galbraith said construction would start as soon as possible. 14m.oo lao.oo (mue Mattecl 11 x IO In : Nxmm : Addreem : Phonm | ! :Imam t I I t t | a.m00u00An &tWL00 ItIOWalm, gbIg, N INto