CHEF President on Rehoboth Daybreak Morning Show

CHEF President Rick Grier-Reynolds recently appeared on Rehoboth Daybreak Morning Show (99.1 FM) to discuss the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation.  Listen to the interview here.


CHEF welcomes new board members

June 10, 2020

The Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation has elected two community leaders, Tracy Burton Zigman and Joseph Lingo, to three-year terms on its board of directors.

Burton Zigman was born and raised in Lewes and is a 1988 graduate of Cape Henlopen High School. She received a bachelor of administration degree with a concentration in marketing from Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington. She is currently head of key strategic digital partnerships for TD Bank Retail Card Services.  

Lingo has been a teacher in the Milford and Cape Henlopen school districts for nearly 28 years and is currently a fourth-grade teacher at H.O. Brittingham Elementary School. A Sussex County native, Lingo graduated from the University of Delaware and earned a master’s degree in educational leadership from Wilmington University. He is also a realtor with Patterson Schwartz.

“Our new board members bring impressive leadership credentials and skill sets to the CHEF organization,” said CHEF President Rick Grier-Reynolds. “We welcome their assistance in helping us provide educational resources to the students and teachers of the Cape Henlopen School District.”

CHEF has been a nonprofit strategic partner of the Cape Henlopen School District since 2007. For the latest information about how CHEF is providing Cape students in kindergarten through 12th grade with the tools they need to excel in school and life, go to www.chef-cape.org.


CHEF Awards $2,000 Grant to Lewes Library and Browseabout Books

CHEF recently awarded $2,000 to the Lewes Library and Browesabout Books for the “Keep Cape Reading” program. With schools, libraries, and book stores closed during the COVID-19 crisis, the Lewes Public Library and Browseabout Books are launching this initiative, which will provide Cape students with free books along with school lunch distribution. Starting April 24th, the community has the opportunity to purchase books through Browseabout Books’ website for distribution to students receiving school meals. Starting May 1, books will be distributed to students at locations where Cape families pick up their school meals. Thank you to both the Lewes Library and Browseabout Books for ensuring that children have access to books during this crisis. For more information about the program visit: https://www.browseaboutbooks.com/keep-cape-reading. For more information about the Lewes Library, including virtual programs and services being offered at this time, visit the website (lewes.lib.de.us).

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“The Cape Henlopen School District is extremely fortunate to have the support of the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation (CHEF).  The Foundation provides additional resources and opportunities to the students and staff of our district in the areas of academics, the arts, and anti-bullying programs.  The dedication and efforts of CHEF and the members of the […]

BOB FULTON, Superintendent

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