Oasis would like to give a huge round of applause and many thanks to the following who made the 2012 MERR Fest on Sept. 22nd a success. The MERR Institute is a non-profit stranding response and rehabilitation organization dedicated to the conservation of marine mammals and sea turtles.
Cathy Deighan of Delmarva Public Radio who did an awesome job in helping with this fundraiser, Dogfish Head BrewPub who donated a variety of delicious beers for beer tastings along with Andrew who did an awesome job of serving the beer, Hobo's Restaurant who donated scrumptious appetizers, Singer/Songwriter Melissa Alesi who donated her time and amazing talent, and the following businesses who donated to the silent auction: Atlantic Sands Hotel, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Broken Shell Jewelry, Azura, Alesi Custom Builder & Renovators, Inc., Revelations Hair Salon, Wizard of Paws, Browseabout Books, Brian Peters Photography, Kevin Fleming, Hooked Seafood and Martini Bar, Nina Stamus Art, Delaware Paddlesports, Pottery Place, Jeff West, Sharon and John Stewart and Oasis Spa and Boutique.
Oasis would like to thank the MERR volunteers who helped throughout the day. You are a special, giving group of people who deserve a pat on the back. I also want to thank Suzanne Thurman, the executive director of the MERR Institute for all of her tireless hours she dedicates to this cause. She is there 24/7. Kudos to you...
I would also like to thank my husband, Carl, my son, Stephen, and my daughter, Melissa, for all their help and support. Thank you.