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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, July 14 - July 20, 2000 - 59 Lewes Chamber to select slate of officers As prescribed in the Lewes Chamber of Commerce's by- laws, a nominating committee was selected last month by Cham- ber president Jack Vessels for the purpose of choosing a new slate of officers and directors to be pre- sented to the membership prior to the July general membership meeting. Nominations for vacancies may be filled from the floor at the July 27 general meeting when the slate is announced. Where there is no opposition to nominees presented by the committee, the presiding officer will instruct the corporate secretary to cast a unanimous bal- lot for their election. The following officers' and di- rectors' terms will expire or need to be filled. All are two-year terms unless otherwise noted and will begin Sept. I and end Aug. 31, 2002: recording secretary, corpo- rate secretary (Thom Pemberton has resigned effective Aug. 31 with one year remaining on his term), treasurer and three direc- tors positions. The membership also elects a new member to the Rules Committee to serve for three years. The proposed slate is Larry Sharp, recording secretary; Roy Birch, corporate secretary; Bob Lore, treasurer; Betsy Alwood, Gavin Braithwaite and Mariah Caligione, directors; and Maria Walls, recording secretary. Sharp is a lifelong resident of Sussex County and has worked in sales management and reporting for local radio, television and newspapers for more than 20 years. He was general manager of WAFL and an accoun t executive for WBOC- 16. ...... ........ He currently works at the Delaware River & Bay Authority serving as director of marketing for the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. Sharp serves on a number of tourism boards and committees, including the Rehoboth Beach Parks and Recreation Committee, the Lewes Chamber of Commerce and the Southern Delaware Long Continued from page 58 By earning the SRES designa- tion, Uliss and Steve Malcom have demonstrated that they have the requisite knowledge, experi- ence and expertise to be a Seniors Real Estate Specialist. The Senior Advantage Real Es- tate Council (SAREC) tracks the special issues and needs of senior. property owners and provides ed- ucation to Realtors who make seniors an important focus of their business. The SRES desig- nation was introduced in 1997 and is nationally recognized. Uliss and Malcom can be reached at 302-542-7474. For more information about the coun- cil, call 800-500-4564 or visit the website at Tourism Commission. He is also a past director of the Eastern Sus- sex YMCA. Sharp lives in Re- hoboth Beach. After a 20-year career in the Royal Navy of Great Britain, Birch spent the next 14 years in pubiic relations and marketing. He has served as development di- rector for United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware and the executive di- rector of the Patriots of Fort McHenry in Baltimore. His past memberships and hon- ors include president of the Southern New Castle Alliance Civic Association, honorary colonel of the Fort McHenry Guard, recipient of Baltimore City's Civilian of the Year Award, board member of Operation Sail Baltimore and recipient of the South Atlantic Falkland War medal. Birch recently purchased a bed & breakfast in Lewes, the Royal Retreat Bed & Breakfast, which began operating this year. He has been a Chamber member for one year and has assisted in two of its annual events - Boast the Coast and the British Motor- car- Show, both of which show- case his British "nautical back- ground. Robert Lore is assistant vice president at Wilmington Trust and is responsible for serving the financing needs of small to mid- size companies in Sussex County. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking, and earned a diploma from the Wash- ington Metropolitan Commercial Lending School. He has over 16 years experi- ence in the financial services in- dustry and joined Wilmingtop Trust in 1983. He is a member of the Rehoboth-Lewes Rotary Club and serves on the board of direc- tors for the Lower Delaware Grid- iron Club and the American Heart Association. He is an instructor for the American Institute of Banking and an advisory board member for Junior Achievement. Lore has just completed serving the remainder of former treasurer Debbie Markwood's term of of- rice. Betsy Alwood has been a Lewes resident for 11 years and during that time has served as a Realtor with Jack Lingo and com- pany. Her husband John is the owner of Books By The Bay, and son Brad is part owner of the Dai- ly Market. She attends city council meet- ings regularly and is extremely knowledgeable on the town's do- ings. She came to Lewes from Fairfax County, Va., where she was in real estate. Prior to moving to Lewes, she was a teacher of English and American Civiliza- tion in the Fairfax County schools. Continued on page 60 You Are Invited... to visit the best source for real estate. _ Try tt today! (/"')) It's Free TJRsALXORRedder www, RehobothByTheSea,com  Free Is (;ood! 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