A Student of History

November 1, 2007

Head of Elk gets a little help

Filed under: Early America,Historic Preservation — John Maass @ 7:59 am

The Historic Elk Landing Foundation today announced in early Sept. it has received a $10,000 grant from the Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club Foundation. The money will be used to support the organization’s fund raising effort to rehabilitate the Stone House.  

Tavern

“We extend our appreciation to Wal-Mart for its continuing commitment to Elkton, both as a responsible member of our business community and as a valued “corporate friend’ that has taken that important step beyond its corporate boundaries in an effort to enrich the very community in which it thrives,” said Mayor Joseph Fisona of Elkton.

Judge Kenneth Wilcox, President of the Board of Directors of the Historic Elk Landing Foundation , echoed Mayor Fisona’s sentiments. “We are thrilled that the Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club Foundation recognizes the importance of our community’s rich heritage,” Wilcox said. “Its resources will help us uphold our mission to build strong links between our enriched past and bright future.”   The Historic Elk Landing Foundation is a 501c3 corporation which is responsible for managing and operating Elk Landing in Elkton , Maryland . The Elk Landing Foundation was created by a group of historically-minded and dedicated citizens to raise funds, restore, preserve and interpret the rich heritage of the Head of Elk.

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