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    SOLitude Announces Greg Blackham as Volunteer of The Quarter

    by: SOLitude Lake Management   |   Apr 26, 2017

    volunteer-quarter-1-greg-blackham-the-solution-e.jpgThrough its corporate volunteering program, The SOLution, SOLitude is pleased to name Greg Blackham as their Volunteer of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2017.

    Greg spent 15.5 total hours volunteering and participated in four team events during the first quarter. He frequently spent time helping sort and load several tons of meals and meal boxes for families in need through the Food Bank of Delaware in Milford, and also volunteered with the Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity. He helped the organization build two homes – one for a veteran with Multiple Sclerosis and another for a family with seven children. Greg helped cut out doors, build interior walls, install new studs, paint, clean and more. Greg also donated his time to the DNREC Beach Grass Planting event at Cape Henlopen State Park. The plantings will help reinforce and protect the coastline from storms and tides.

    In addition to his own volunteering efforts, Greg has also encouraged his friends and family members to join in each of his efforts, adding 28 hours to SOLitude’s annual goal of 2,500 volunteering hours for The SOLution. His enthusiasm and passion infects those around him and his level of productivity is greatly appreciated by the organizations that he supports.

    beach-grass-planting-the-solution-DE-crew_CR.jpg“Greg is always willing to spend his weekends helping others in his community and attends almost every volunteering event that is planned for our Georgetown, Delaware team,” said SOLitude Lake Management CEO Kevin Tucker. “We appreciate Greg’s commitment to his community and know he is more than deserving of this recognition through The SOLution.”

    SOLitude’s Georgetown, Delaware Team did an outstanding job supporting all of the SOLution initiatives in the state as well, with almost 100% participation in all team volunteering events for the first quarter! A special thank you to the entire dedicated crew: Environmental Scientist and Territory Leader Wes Allen, Certified Lake Manager Jason Luce, Aquatic Specialist Kirk McDannell, Aquatic Specialist Brandon Tindley and Regional Administrator Kelly Wilson.

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    PHOTO CAPTIONS

    Right: Environmental Scientist and Territory Leader, Wes Allen, presents Aquatic Specialist, Greg Blackham with his Volunteer of the Quarter Certificate. 

    Middle: For the 4th year in a row, the Georgetown, DE SOLitude crew, along with family and friends, volunteered with the DE Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s annual beach grass planting at Cape Henlopen State Park. Grass is planted on the dunes to help reinforce and protect the coastline from storms and high tides.   

    SOLution_logoThe SOLution is a company-wide program that encourages the company and all employees to strive to “create a better world” through volunteerism, community outreach, sustainability and environmental consciousness. SOLitude’s company leadership feels it is important to not only be good stewards of the environment and good corporate citizens, but also to fulfill company core values to “take action and be accountable” and to “protect and respect nature.” To participate or share a non-profit's goals for consideration in The SOLution, contact us at info@solitudelake.com or visit www.solitudelakemanagement.com/solution.

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    Topics: SOLitude News, The SOLution