Car & Truck Show Planned For Delmarva Chicken Festival
S. H. Car Events will host a major car show during the 64th Delmarva Chicken Festival in Snow, Maryland. The show, sponsored by Royal Plus, Inc. expects more than 100 vehicles to arrive on Saturday, June 22, 2013 for exhibition between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. The show will be held in downtown Snow Hill and shuttle service will be available to transport visitors between the car show and the main festival site at Byrd Park.
"Chicken" Run Joins Line-up For Annual Delmarva Chicken Festival
Lace up your running shoes and get ready for the Chicken Run United 5K that will take place on Saturday, June 22 as part of the Delmarva Chicken Festival in Snow Hill, Maryland. The 5K Run/Walk will start at 8 a.m. at Sturgis Park located in downtown Snow Hill. The race will follow a scenic path through Snow Hill to Byrd Park, main site for Delmarva Chicken Festival activities.
Registration Opens for June 19 DPI College Scholarship Golf Tournament
Registration has opened for the annual Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. (DPI) College Scholarship Golf Tournament to be held on Wednesday, June 19 at Nassawango Golf Course near Snow Hill, Maryland.
Money raised through this day of fun and competition will be used to fund DPI's college scholarship program. In recent years we have provided at least $6,000 in scholarships to students who have an interest in the chicken industry. We can only do that with support from interested individuals and companies like you.
We'll have two flights...one starting at 7:30 a.m. and the second at 1:00 p.m.
Teams will compete for prizes of best gross and best net team score. We'll have a closest to the pin content and the longest drive.
Players have the chance to improve their game through the purchase of mulligans and Red Tee Drive coupons.
All golfers will use the white tees. Handicaps will be used to determine winning teams.
- The $90 per golfer charge includes greens fees, carts, on-the-course beverages, lunch, and prizes.
- Sponsorships of $90 each beyond the per golfer charge are being sought.
- Door prizes for awarding at lunch are being sought as well.
Each golfer will receive a goodie bag at the start of play.
You can register and pay on-line by clicking here.
You can mail a completed registration form and check to:
Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.
16686 County Seat Highway
Georgetown, Delaware 19947-4881
Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. Recognizes Achievements
Guests and hundreds of persons in the Delmarva Peninsula’s chicken community gathered in Salisbury, Maryland on April 17 for the Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. (DPI) Booster Banquet. During its 57th banquet, DPI recognized 12 outstanding chicken growers and three individuals for their work on behalf of the chicken industry.
- The J. Frank Gordy, Sr. Delmarva Distinguished Citizen Award, DPI’s highest honor, was presented to chicken industry veteran and past DPI president William G. Massey of Wicomico County, Maryland.
- DPI’s Medal of Achievement award for an elected person was presented to Maryland State Senator Mac Middleton of Charles County in Southern Maryland.
- Delaware Department of Agriculture Secretary Ed Kee was presented with the Edward H. Ralph DPI Medal of Achievement for a non-elected person.
Close to 700 people attended the DPI banquet; an annual celebration of the Delmarva Peninsula’s chicken industry.
DPI presented awards to, left to right, Maryland State Senator Mac Middleton, Mountaire Farms, Inc. Vice President Bill Massey, and Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee. DPI President Jenny Rhodes shares the good times with them.
DPI is the nonprofit trade association working for the continued progress of the broiler chicken industry in Delaware, the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
In existence since 1948, DPI's members include nearly 1,100 farm families raising chickens, five poultry companies producing birds on Delmarva, and hundreds of poultry company employees, allied industry suppliers of products and services, and Delmarva-based, non-poultry businesses that recognize the important work DPI does to keep the local poultry industry strong.
Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.
16686 County Seat Hwy.
Georgetown, DE 19947-4881