Lynnhaven River NOW E-News  
December 20, 2014   

We hope you will generously support

LRNOW's  
Annual Giving Fund

We depend on the generosity and support of our community to continue the work we are doing to restore and protect the natural resources that we all cherish. 

Every dollar you donate goes to work in your community and 90% of our funds go directly into programs to educate and restore vital habitat.
 
You can give four ways:
Mail a check to our office at 1608 Pleasure House Rd, Suite 108, VB 23455

Go to our website,    www.LRNow.org/donations to contribute by credit or debit card.

Call Dana at 757-962-5398 to set up a automatic monthly
contribution

Or Contact Karen (757-962-5398 or  Karen@LRNow.org )
to make a stock donation.

All contributions are tax deductible.

THANK YOU
for your support

Moving
We are moving to the Brock Environmental Center.  Our current office will close on December 23rd.
Starting Jan. 2, you will find us at the Brock Environmental Center at Pleasure House Point.


If you have a torn or faded Pearl Home flag, bring it to our office and we will exchange it for a new one.
Pearl Home Flag
One of our Pearl School students is make an outfit for the Trashion Show in February, 2015 from
the old flags. 
December Native Plant of the Month
American Holly
Beautiful berries all winter.

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and Amazon will make a donation to:
    
Gifts for Everyone on Your List
Our office will be open Monday and Tuesday, 10-6, December 22 & 23.  You can stop by or make your purchase on our website, www.LRNow.org, and pick it up Monday or Tuesday.
New Hooded Sweatshirts for
Children & Youth
and Knit Hats
for Everyone

These great new
sweatshirts are
just in time for the holidays!
 The young people on your list will love them!

We have children's sizes: 2T, 4T, and 5/6 -- $20
and youth sizes: S, M, L, and XL -- $25
 
 

and you can pair it with our new soft knit hat -- $15
 For All of Our 
Oyster Kings and Queens

LRNow is turning mere peasants into royalty this holiday season!

Gift your loved ones with an Oyster Castle at the Laskin Gateway Project, to be constructed spring 2015.  We need 420 castle blocks to build our oyster kingdom, and they are available for purchase at $10 per block or $250 for a whole castle. 

You will receive an acknowledgement card to give to the recipient and all donors and recipients will be listed in our quarterly newsletter.  To purchase a castle for your king or queen  click here, call us at 757-962-5398, or stop by our office.



Your Favorite Oyster Lovers 
may like an LRNow Apron and 
Oyster Knife




Or a Rain Barrel for Your Favorite Gardener 
 
Plus Many Other Choices
  LRNow Merchandise
Tees in Short and Long Sleeves, Aprons, Fleece Vests, Sweatshirts, Rain Coats, Oyster Knives,
Children's Shirts, Caps, Knit Hats,
and our beautiful hardcover Lynnhaven Book
For information about all of our merchandise or to place an order, go to LRNow.org/merchandise 
December 
Native Plant of the Month:    
Ilex opaca or American Holly 

 Height: 15-50 ft.
Spread: 18-40 ft.
Full Shade to Full Sun
Blooms: May & June
Fruits: Sept - March

Can be planted any time, slow growing 

To order a plant, call, 962-5398, or email   Dana@LRNow.org.   
Cost is $ 18