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President of Community Foundation of Eastern Shore To Step Down


             Spicer Bell is stepping down as president of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore.

            He announced his retirement yesterday after seeing the organization through a period of growth in less than a decade.

            The Salisbury Daily Times reports that since Bell joined the Foundation in 2004, its assets have increased from $43 million to over $81 million.

            Annual grants and scholarship awards rose from $1.9 million to $4 million.

            Bell said that he had met his personal goals for the nonprofit agency and was eager to spend time with his family.

            He will leave on July 31st.


Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.