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66 FRIDAY, OCTOBER I- MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010 I LIF! Cape Gazette Speaker to discuss diversity in Latin America Oct. 12 In honor of Hispanic Heritage vachi- Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, by celebrating Month, Charito Calvachi- Mateyk0 is athe histories, cultures and contri- Mateyko of Lewes will present native Ecuado- butions of American citizens Diversity in Latin America at 7 ran. Sh whose ancestors came from p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12, at Lewes e currently Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean Public Library. leads a Span- and Central and South America. Latin American history, an- ish conversa- The observation started in thropology, geography, language tion group for 1968, as Hispanic Heritage Week and music disciplines will be of all under President Lyndon John: blended to present the diversity at 11 son. among the many countries that a.m., Wednes- It was expanded by President make up Latin America. Calvachi-Mate o days, at the li- Ronald Reagan in 1988, to cover a The presentation will combine brary. 30-day period starting Sept. 15 images of people and places, as Each year, and ending Oct. 15. well as music and ways of ex- Americans observe National Call 645-4633 or visit lewesli- pression through dance. Cal- Hispanic Heritage Month from for more information. Nature Conservancy names new. Delaware leaders Brock J. Vinton, the president with family roots that extend ofiCommonwealth Group Ltd., back to the 1700s. It is that con- has been elected chairman of the nection that influenced him to board of trustees of The Nature get involved with the conservan- Conservancy of Delaware. He cy. He grew up in Dover and succeeds F. Michael Parkowski, Wilmington, and went on to earn who completed his two-year his BS in banking and finance term and will remain on the from the University of South board. Vinton has served on the Carolina in 1970. board of the conservancy since As a lieutenant in the U.S. 1998 and previously served as Navy, he served in the North At- vice chairman. The mission of lantic, Caribbean and Mediter- The Nature Conservancy is to ranean as a weapons officer. In preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that repre- sent the diversity of life on Earth by ' 'protecting the lands and wa- ters they need to survive. "We have special places here that we are working to pre- serve," Vinton said. "The con- servancy offers a number of tools, such as easements, to help protect Brock J.Vinton land from de- -'- velopment." Vinton said he would grow public awareness of what The Nature Conservancy Delaware chapter does and how it does it. Vinton is a Delaware native 1972, he founded Common- wealth Management Corp., now a fully integrated and diversified real estate investment and devel- opment firm known as The Commonwealth Group Ltd. He is a trustee with the Delaware Art Museum and is active in a number of other conservation organizations. Mariah Calagione has become the vice chairwoman of the con- servancy's Delaware chap- ter, assuming the position previously held by V'mton. Cala- gione is an own- er and vice president of Dogfish Head Mariah Calagione Craft Brewery in Milton and Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach. She also serves on the board of directors of Draper Holdings Business Trust, a fami- ly business that includes WBOC- TV16, Fox 21, Delmarva Online, DCI Voice Solutions, Pintail Management and Loblolly Farms. Calagione is a founder and past president of the Rehoboth Beach Film Society and a found- ing member of the Slow Food Deimarva chapter. She earned a Ba . in public policy from Brown University. Preston Schell, president and cofounder of Ocean Atlantic Associates, is assuming the responsibilities of treasurer for the chapter; that position was previously held by John V. 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University' Dr. Tamarac, FL 33321 to the Outreach Center "Car for Kids" Program .Free Pick-up and Tow ,Any Model or Condition CHSC 9TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT MONDAY, OCT. 18TH, 2010 Tee Time: 10:00 AM AT MARSH ISLAND GOLF COURSE 21283 Camp Arrowhead Road Lewes, DE Scramble Format: Four man best ball - shot Entry fee: $65.00 - indudes 18 holes of golf cart, lunch and an auction. a 2011 HOLE IN ONE CONTEST Hole 16- 190 yards Buick Regal donated by Lewes Auto Mall You must pre-register. To register, please call the Cape Henlopen Senior Center by Tuesday, October 13th (302) 227-2055 Tom 226-2066 Sussex County Conference October 2% 2010 7:15 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Continental Breakfast- Networking Lunch Pre-Registration Required - Seating is Limited Carter Partnership Center Delaware Tech, Owens Campus Georgetown, Delaware (302)855-1659 sussexconference [lllllllli lullll I n=m,,ii imwii w mmw ...............