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CONTACT: Cara Burton, (757) 787-3400
EASTVILLE RESIDENT JOINS LIBRARY FOUNDATION
Mrs. Winifred Martin has recently become a Director on the Board of the Eastern Shore Public Library Foundation. Mrs. Martin, a resident of Eastville, Virginia, has a remarkable history as an artist and an advocate for cultural and environmental issues. A graduate of Vassar College in New York with concentration of study in Art History and History, she has appraised antiques and conducted Colonial History research. Mrs. Martin was formerly employed by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and Sports Illustrated as assistant to the Circulation Art Director. She is a talented calligrapher and has taught sampler making and sailing. In 1993, she received a Center for Health, Environment, and Justice Award for helping to block contaminated soil being brought into Northampton County. Mrs. Martin was one of the organizers of the Indiantown Pow Wow in Northampton County in 2013. She is a past president of the Eastern Shore Chapter National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
Fitz Godwin, President of the Eastern Shore Public Library Foundation, stated “Adding Winifred Martin to the fifteen member Foundation Board of Directors is important as she brings talent and experience in community work. She can contribute in making excellent decisions about fundraising plans for the new Eastern Shore Regional Library to be opened in the Town of Parksley in 2019.” The Eastern Shore Public Library Foundation ensures the long-term financial stability of the Eastern Shore Public Library by securing private financial support and grants for capital needs and endowments. Their current project is to raise funds for a new Regional Library to serve residents of Accomack and Northampton Counties. Members include local residents, the Eastern Shore Public Library Board of Trustees and library staff. All contributions raised will be received by the Foundation which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity. To contribute to the new regional library, visit www.shorelibrary.com or call the fundraising office at (757) 787-2500.
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Request for Proposals
Internet/Wide Area Network Services
The Eastern Shore Public Library is in need of internet/wide area network services for its Regional Library and two other locations.
Firms interested in receiving a copy of the RFP may click here to view it or contact: Ms. Cara Burton, ESPL, PO Box 360, 23610 Front St, Accomac, VA 23301, (757) 787-3400.
Deadline for submittal of proposals is April 27, 2017.
EASTERN SHORE PUBLIC LIBRARY INTERNET/WAN CLARIFICATIONS
Request for Proposals #292
Architectural and Engineering Services for Public Library
The Eastern Shore Public Library Board of Trustees is accepting proposals from Virginia-licensed architectural and engineering (A/E) firms to provide professional services related to the renovation and expansion of the Fresh Pride store located on 24313 Bennett Street, Parksley, VA 23421. The work will include, but not necessarily be limited to, cost estimating, regulatory permitting, detail design, preparation of drawings and bid documents, bidding assistance, bid review and recommendations, contract preparation, and construction management. The work shall be designed with the flexibility of two phases. One concept shall be a complete renovation and expansion. The second concept shall be two step: renovation first and expansion second.
Proposals will be accepted in the Office of the County Administrator, 23296 Courthouse Ave, Suite 203, PO Box 388, Accomac, VA 23301, until 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
For more information and/or a proposal packet, please contact the County Administrator’s Office, Darlene C. Burton, Purchasing and Contracts Manager, at 757-787-5710 or email@example.com with cc to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS
BLOXOM AND MCMATH TO BE HONORARY CHAIRS OF EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA’S REGIONAL LIBRARY CAPITAL CAMPAIGN
Committee of Historians Seeks Funding for Local History Room in New Regional Library
EASTERN SHORE PUBLIC LIBRARY GOES TOBACCO-FREE
February 2017 Winter Reading Program
Perdue Foundation Grant Supports Campaign to Build New Eastern Shore Public Library in Rural Virginia
REGIONAL LIBRARY BUILDING PARTY
LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA TOURING SLAVE HISTORY EXHIBIT IN ACCOMAC
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