Chesapeake Champion 2017 -- SOLD OUT

June 23, 2017 5:00pm to 7:00pm iCal Google Calendar
Our Chesapeake Champion, Jim Brighton, is a highly-skilled boat painter and finisher at the Campbell's Boatyards in Oxford. In his spare time, Jim runs the non-profit Maryland Biodiversity Project for which he records the  astounding variety of flora and fauna in Maryland. By partnering with organizations like MD DNR and the National Aquarium, the Project has identified more that 17,200 species. Jim is a citizen-scientist whose goal is to promote education and conservation by building a vibrant, nature study community.
Proceeds Support the Rigorous Science Education of  Horn Point Graduate Students
To purchase a ticket for $50 or become a sponsor (UPDATE: The event is now sold out).
  • Online            click here      
  • Or mail           make checks payable to the 
                             UMCES Foundation 
                             P.O. Box 775 
                             Cambridge, MD 21613
    , attn: Liz
  • Or contact       Liz Freedlander
Sponsors (to date): The Akridge Family Foundation, Campbell's Boatyards, Chaney Enterprises, Sheila and Tom Buckmaster, David Dunn and Amb. Amy Bondurant, Liz and Howard Freedlander, Al and Dagmar Gipe, Amy Haines and Richard Marks, The Izaak Walton League, Buffy Linehan and Amb. Ed Gabriel, Patrice and Herb Miller, Jeff and Melinda Miley, Mike and Jennie Roman, The Star-Democrat, Richard and Beverly Tilghman.
(This is an activity of the University System of Maryland Foundation. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law).