Community Bank donates $2,500 for Overfalls gala May 24

May 13, 2019

The Overfalls Foundation announced that Community Bank Delaware has donated $2,500 to become the Platinum sponsor of the opening gala and auctions Light up the Night event set for 6 p.m., Friday, May 24, at the Virden Center in Lewes.

This is the primary fundraising event for the preservation of the historic Lightship Overfalls and the American Lightship Museum. This major support from Community Bank Delaware enables the foundation to continue its mission of preservation and education, enriching an awareness of the unique maritime history of these vanished vessels and their place in the history of Lewes and the Delaware Bay.

In addition to supporting the mission of the Overfalls Foundation, this evening of fun, food, music and lively bargain shopping celebrates the opening of the summer season in Lewes. Tickets are $50. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to or call 302-593-7962.