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LESHC Pop Up Summer School 101
Come network, share some breakfast and get a jump start with us by learning how to approach a grant 101 style and feel better about it.
You have questions about grants. No worries! We will help you school you with the answers and then some.
Who is LESHC? When should I be thinking about applying for a grant? But I thought my application sounded good to me, why doesn't it to you? Why does this feel so complicated? Budget - what budget??

1 day only Pop Up Summer School 101 - Thursday, June 22. at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center in the DaNang Room
Cost to attend is $10 in advance. $15 at the door. RSVP required. Cutoff to register is June 20.
Check in starts at 8:15am. Continental breakfast and Program is from 830am and ends at 11:30am with time to go to the beach afterwards


 
$10,000 of LESHC Mini Grants Awarded!
The Lower Eastern Shore Heritage Area Council is pleased to announce they have just awarded $10,000 in grants in the recent FY17 mini grant round. These awards represent a dollar for dollar match from the awardees, resulting in a economic leverage of $20,0000 which stays in our lower shore heritage area communities.
 
This Month
In Delmarva History
June 1, 1870
During this month, the first ocean resort opened in Rehoboth Beach, followed five years later by the "Ladies Resort To The Ocean" in Ocean City.

June 3, 1918
An oil tanker hit a mine which had been laid down a by German submarine off of Cape Henlopen. Damage did not prevent the ship from being salvaged.

June 6, 1977
During a severe thunderstorm a forty-two foot Fishing boat capsized near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel drowning 13 of the 27 persons on board.

June 11, 1963
In Cambridge, Maryland, race riots erupted after anti-discrimination legislation was made optional depending on the local county. The city was forced by the Federal government to enact desegregation policies. The National Guard remained through May 1965 to prevent further violence.

June 15, 1776
Delaware Assembly declares independence from England. This is the origin of the holiday called Separation Day.

June 18, 1878
U.S. Life-Saving Service created as a separate agency within the U.S. Treasury Department by congress and President Rutherford B. Hayes.

June 20, 1632
The Maryland Charter was granted to Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Lord Baltimore, by Charles I, King of Great Britain.

June 22, 1807
The British ship HMS Leopard attacked the USF Chesapeake off Virginia's Cape, looking for British deserters.

June 28, 2000
The Chesapeake Bay Agreement, signed by Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, District of Columbia, Chesapeake Bay Commission, and US Environmental Protection Agency to establish regional standards for Bay restoration.

June 28, 1973
The westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge opened.

June 30, 1964
A year after the funding had been secured the Cape May-Lewes Ferry was dedicated and ferry service began across the Delaware Bay.

June 30, 1744
Native-American chiefs of the Six Nations relinquished by treaty all claims to land in the colony when the Assembly purchased last Indian land claims in Maryland.
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