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44 - CAPE GAZE'UrE, Friday, April 25- May I, 1997 Vernon's Logo Motive chugs to new Lewes site By Jen Ellingsworth Local artist Geoff Vernon has taken over the reins of the former Lewes Custom Screen Printing, located at 1550 Savannah Road at Wescoats Corner, and is operating the business as Logo Motive, his graphic design and custom screen- printing business. Vernon, who has an extensive background in the graphic arts and design field, recently announced that he bought the business from Lewes Printing's owner Claude Smarrelli. Smarrelli, who still owns and operates the adjacent Lewes Printing operation, decided to sell the screenprinting division to pursue other interests. Vernon, who is also a freelance writer and cartoonist, said for the past few years he has been operat- ing Logo Motive primarily as a design service. He's no novice to screenprinting, having operated the screenprinting firm Designs on You in Rehoboth Beach for 10 years. "I do full service design and art work," he said. "Usually in conjunction with the screen-print- ing of shirts and hats." Though a great portion of his work deals with the printing of staff shirts for area establish- ments, Vernon said he is not limit- ed to that type of production. He said he also designs logos and prints T-shirts for charter fishing anda variety of operations. All T- shirts are printed on high quality, American-made materials, said Vernon, and the cost per printed shirt starts at $5. He will also screen print hats, Since 1979, Vernon has been creating and designing original artwork and loges for area busi- nesses. Some of the designs Ver- non can be credited with include the Rusty Rudder, Chez La Mer and the Camel's Hump. He's also the creator of the infamous "Dela- Where?" shirt. Jen EIIingsworth photo Geoff Vernon of Rehoboth Beach has acquired the screen- printing division at Lewes Printing. Another strong point of Ver- tinue to build upon its customer non's design business is his ability base. to create caricatures involving the "Lewes Custom Screenprinting establishments. He said he gets had a good following," he said. many requests for humorous T- "That's part of the reason why I'm shirts'for bars and restaurants, here. They had a sITong customer A significant part of his busi- base. That gives me a good jump ness is often incorporating a de- start." sign into a catchy logo, he said. His collection of screens and It's then that his abilities as a free- plates used to emblazon T-shirts lance writer are paramount, with logos and designs numbers in "Sometimes people have a good the thousands, and each of the idea of what they want," he said, shirts is created on-site. He said "and other times, they don't have he's capable of printing anywhere a concept. As a freelance writer, I from 12 to 500 of any design. can usually incorporate the visual Logo Motive is open from 9 with the verbal." a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Vernon said he's noticed that Friday, and by appointment on the the former operation had a strong weekend. For more information clientele, and that he plans to con- about Logo Motive services, call Area community manager earns professional credits Marcia Prettyman of Angola Community Partners, has successfully completed the third course of a three course program in manufactured home community management. The Accredited Community Manager program is sponsored by the Manufactured Housing Educational Insti- tute in Arlington, VA. "" The course is designed to provide professional training for manufac- tured home community managers and to enhance the business and com- munication skills of the participants. "I Found a Builder I Can Talk To" [Betty, New Home Buyer ] "My real estate agent conducted research on sites and builders and rec- ommended Country Life Homes to me," Betty says. =Finally, I found a location, a builder who knows the area, one that I'm com- fortable with and can talk to. "Country Life's qualifications, commit- ment to quality workmanship and on- time scheduling reassured me. Having a 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty was very reassuring as well," she explains. "My son is a plumber. If he were here and inspected my home, I think he'd feel his morn made the right decision." COUNTRY lS39 Hwy One LIFE Lewes, DE 19958 302.644.3000 HOMES 3o2.644.3oo3 Fax Harbor Healthcare announces staff certifications Olive Ward, activity director and Nancy Kinsella, activity assistant at Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Lewes, have been certi- fied by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals. Certification indicates that the individual has met or exceeded the standards of experience and education requirements set by this accredit- ing organization. CAPE COD WITH A TWIST [ I CAPE COD WITH A TWIST Traditional Cape Cod with a full 1623 sq. ft. on 1st floor; plus the bonus of unfinished 2nd floor consisting of 2 BR and a bath. Easily becomes a 5 BR home with little expense. Priced right at $159,900. Call Lee Ann Wilkinson. (LEE) 1322 King's Hwy. ThePmdentlal Lewes DE Glllo Realty 645-6661 1-800-321-3839 HENLOPEN GARDENS Two story colonial with attached 2 car garage. 4 BR, large LR, formal DR, eat-in kitchen 2 1/2 BA, family room with fireplace and 1/2 base- ment. Plenty of room for your family and near schools, shops and restaurants. $199,000. WATERFRONT Communityl Fully fur- nished Port Lewes town- house overlooking the pool. Additional ameni- lies include tennis courts and fishing pier, and is very near to ocean beach in the state park. Boasts a good rental his- tory and is a great buy for $174,900. WATERFRONT This immaculate home is in Pilottown Park in Lewes. Home has LR, DR, kitchen and 4 BR with bath in each bed- room and a den in the upper level. Very close to everything. $209,900. RARE RND Home or Office. Savannah RD. Lewes Beachl This dar- ling home Js zoned (32 and was last used as a doctor's office. Great IocelJon, just 2 blocks to the beach. Pedect as a smaZ Iw, doc, Insur- ance or accounting office. Could be easly converted to a OnCe fay home ond woukJ generate good summer mntaJ income. Priced to sell. $160 000.