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 The Legacy for the Children Society provides long-term support for Children's Beach House (CBH).  Growth of the CBH building endowment funds is the best way to sustain our high quality programs. Legacy gifts continue to support Ms. Lydia's vision, to help children with special needs reach their highest potential as functioning members of their families and communities.  By donating a gift of $10,000 or more to a CBH endowment fund or by including CBH in your estate plan, you will be recognized as a member of our Legacy for the Children Society. Gifts to the endowment fund may be paid over two or three years.


As we approach our 75th Anniversary, individuals who make gifts prior to September 30, 2012, will be included in the Founder's Circle of the Legacy for the Children Society.


We hope you will contact us at 302.655.4288 for further information.  Thank you for your continued support.


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CBH Supports

Food Bank of DE

From November 28 - December 8, CBH will collect nonperishable food and personal items for the Food Bank of Delaware.  

Donations  may be delivered to the 1800 Bay Avenue location Mon. - Fri. 9a- 4p

Saturday 10a- 4p Sunday 12p - 3p


Help us make sure no Delawarean goes without a holiday meal this season!

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ISSUE 15                                                             November   2011



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Plein Air Brandywine Valley was the ideal way to kick off the 2011 fall season.  130 artists and photographers captured the beauty of the Bandywine Valley.  Over 1,000 works were on display for show and sale to benefit CBH and Chester County Art
Association, September 30 - October 2, at Tatnall School in Wilmington.  The event raised $37,000 for CBH.  "We are extremely pleased with the outcome of this amazing event," said Rich Garrett, executive director.  "Our success resulted entirely from the tremendous support from volunteers, staff, trustees and artists."  

For a gallery of competition winners, please visit




Senior Camp in Session                                                         

Seniors will arrive in Lewes on Friday and head for Baltimore first thing Saturday morning.  "They are in for a busy day, including stops at Baltimore Museum of Art and the Inner Harbor," said Steven Martinenza, CBH program director. 

On Sunday, CBH will welcome a guest speaker from the Department of Education whose agenda includes topics such as post-graduation and financial planning.


Seniors will join their families and other CBH families for a potluck dinner to celebrate diversity at 1800 Bay Avenue.   This dinner gives the families and staff an opportunity to enjoy quality time and a delicious meal.


Pixstar, Inc., an information technology consulting firm founded in 1998Pixstar and headquartered in Lewes, has contributed $10,000 to support CBH's Annual Art Show and Sale.  Pixstar CEO George Reissig presented the company's donation to Rich Garrett, executive director. 


"This is a wonderful organization," stated Reissig.  "I've volunteered for various programs and events at CBH over the years and I've enjoyed every moment of it.  Now that I'm so busy with Pixstar and cannot always volunteer my time, I am more than happy to assist where I can."  


 "CBH is indebted to Pixstar for this generous sponsorship.  At a time when the world's economy is shaky, it is meaningful to have a firm step in as Pixstar has.  The Pixstar support will mean much to our children and their families," said Rich Garrett.     


 Pixstar specializes in Information Architecture (IA) and Business Intelligence (BI) consulting and provides a wide spectrum of end-to-end information technology solutions to Government Agencies and Public Corporations.  Pixstar, Inc. offers its clients a broad range of appropriate and high-quality products and services, across channels and segments, designed to solve their unique and long-term IT needs.  Pixstar is a certified small business with employees throughout the United States.  For more information on Pixstar, Inc., please call 302-644-8650 or visit their website at

CBH Holiday Art Show & Sale is Upon Us 
Art Show PicThe Holiday Art Show committee is busy wrapping up details for their Annual Holiday Art Show and Sale scheduled to open with a private reception for ticket holders on Friday, December 2, from 6p.m.-9p.m. at 1800 Bay Avenue in Lewes.  Tickets for the event are $65 per person and include delicious hors d'oeuvres from Big Fish Grill, Café Azafran, Henlopen City Oyster House, and Nage Rehoboth; cocktails; holiday music; valet parking; and the company of many friends. 


Guests will enjoy the works of 85 local and regional artists who will display a mix of photography, painting, pottery, sculpture, and more.   All participating artists donate a minimum of 40% of each piece sold throughout the weekend.  The funds raised support CBH, where the mission is to help children with special needs reach their highest potential as functioning members of their families and communities.


The show continues with free admission on Saturday, December 3, from 10a.m. - 4p.m. and Sunday, December 4, from noon - 3p.m.  CBH will be collecting nonperishable food items and personal items for the Food Bank of Delaware throughout the weekend.  Items may be dropped into the available bins in the foyer.  Guests may also purchase raffle tickets for a holiday gift basket, including items and gift cards for all ages valued at $1,500.  Tickets are being sold $20/each or 3 for $50.


Start your holiday shopping while you support a worthwhile cause!  To purchase tickets for the opening reception call 302.655.4288 or visit

Our mission is to help children reach their highest potential as functioning members of their families and communities. And in the Pool Picprocess, they have lots of fun!
Children's Beach House
 1800 Bay Avenue            
 Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645.9184 
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