Cape Gazette

Chowdown for Charity raises funds at Bethany Blues

Feb 18, 2013
Photos by: Steven Billups

The Next Generation Southern Delaware held its inaugural charity fundraiser at Bethany Blues Lewes Feb. 8. TNG is a group of civic-minded young professionals working to provide grants for charitable causes. This year, TNG Southern Delaware is focusing its grants on child mental health. TNG is raising funds under the umbrella of the Delaware Community Foundation.

The DCF manages charitable funds for individuals, families, businesses and organizations, and distributes income from the funds as grants to humanitarian, educational, health and cultural entities throughout the First State.

Shown at the event are TNG Southern Delaware officers (l-r) Sarah Wooten, parliamentarian; Kim Wilson, president; Bekky Cooper, grants chair; Jason Adams, vice president; Christy Wright, secretary; Molly King, membership chair; and Tom Bain, development committee chair.



Representing the Delaware Community Foundation at the event are Richard Gentsch, DCF executive vice president and his wife Sue.
Enjoying the event are (l-r) Amy Jenkins; Mary Borgen, TNG board member; Jamie Sharp, TNG board member; Jennifer Cara; and Deidre McCartney.
Supporting TNG are (l-r) Mike and Jess O’Connor and Kayla and Mike Wilson.
A local group of young professional turned out to support TNG. Shown are (l-r) Melissa Dill, Jeff Burton, Shannon Carmean Burton, Tara Rhodes, Alison Houck and Dave Weidman.
Showing their support are (l-r) Olympia Friday, Brooke Pikolas, Tara Wisely and TNG Board Member Chanta Wilkinson.
Browsing the silent auction items is TNG supporter Erin Barrett.
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper finished out his busy day at Chowdown for Charity. Shown are (l-r) Seth Thompson, Carper and Lee Johnson.
Local officials turned out to show their support for TNG. Shown are (l-r) Nancy Cook, Rep. Pete Schwartzkopf, D-Rehoboth; and TNG Board Member Rachel Mears.
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