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Annual Meeting and Board of Director Elections (see Ship News below)...
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The Lightship Overfalls, located in Lewes DE, is one of only 17 remaining lightships out of a total of 179 built from 1820 to 1952.  Designated a National Historic Landmark in 2011, it is one of seven lightships in this country still open to the public.  (What is a lightship, you ask?)

• Annual Meeting and Board of Director Elections
  In accordance with the Bylaws of The Overfalls Foundation, “members shall vote for Directors at the Annual Meeting of the Foundation.” The next Annual Meeting will take place as an electronic “Zoom” meeting on October 9, 2020 at 7 p.m. All members are encouraged to participate in the voting process. To register for the meeting, please click here.

The election will be conducted by acclamation of the members participating in the Annual Meeting. There are three (3) vacancies and three (3) nominations. Directors are elected to one (1) full term and shall be eligible to serve two (2) full terms. A full term is three (3) years.

The 2020 nominations to fill The Overfalls Foundation Board of Directors are as follows: Mr. Ray Glick, Mr. Craig Schaefer and Mr. Steve Tolbert. Their resumes can be seen by clicking here.

• 2020 Overfalls Foundation Scholarship Award
  Wyatt Fruehauf was awarded the Overfalls Foundation 2020 Scholarship Award. Wyatt will be pursuing a maritime career at SUNY Maritime College in Throggs Neck New York this coming September. Click here for additional information and photo.
• Thar She Goes !!!
  The Ship has been towed to the Dorchester Shipyard (click for information) for routine maintenance on Wednesday November 29, 2017. Photos of the Ship leaving its slip and traveling the canal can be viewed here. The Cape Gazette article can be read by clicking here. Photos showing Overfalls entering the dry dock and undergoing maintenance can be seen here. YouTube videos can be seen from “The Ship / Routine Maintenance...” menu selection above.

• WBOC Highlights the Lightship
  During WBOC's February 25, 2020 evening broadcast their “Proud To Serve” segment with Chopper 16 highlighted the Lightship. Click here to view.
• Delaware Museum Association Features the Overfalls Lightship
  The Delaware Museum Association highlights the restoration work done by the Overfalls' Dirty Hands Gang. Click here to read their website article.
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