Town manager is recognized by board
By Sandy Davis
Delmar town manager Sara Bynum-King recently received an award from Coastal County Commission Housing Resources. Bynum-King became a member of the board in 1992 when she applied for grant money for the town. Being on the board was one of the requirements for receiving the grant. She served as president from 1998 until 2003.
The award was presented to her in appreciation for the service she provided to the board and her efforts to educate the public on fair housing issues.
The board serves Somerset, Worcester and Wicomico counties. Its objective is to make people aware of the need for housing for people of all ranges of incomes and varying backgrounds.
The programs that are offered by the commission direct people to see an alternative to their current housing situation and show them hope for a better future. Representatives from local and county governments, legal aid and subsidized housing developments, as well as private citizens, make up the board.
Dinner at St. Stephenís
Spaghetti dinner, Saturday, Jan. 31, 4-7 p.m., at St. Stephenís Camelot Hall, 103 E. State St., Delmar, Del. Cost is $7, adults and carryouts; ages 6-12, $3.50; under 6 free. Sponsored by council on Ministries.
Chamber wants more members
Greater Delmar Chamber of Commerce president John Johnson is planning two membership drives for this year. The first will start immediately.
The chamber will award at least two scholarships this year to qualifying students at Delmar High School. Johnson is hoping to expand the chamberís major fund-raiser, Delmarva Day in the Park, to include a 5K run which will begin early morning and end at the start of the festival. The other events sponsored by the chamber are the Citizen of the Year banquet, Carnival of Lights and Christmas parade.
Johnson would also like to create a logo for the chamber. He will be advertising to anyone interested in helping with the project. Officers for 2004 are, John Johnson, president; Kevin Neilson, first vice president; Roger Martinson, second vice president; and Diane Buckley, secretary/treasurer.