Gov. Northam, Delegate Bloxom, Senator Lewis, Professor Dennis Custis and Library Director Cara Burton

Governor Ralph Northam and his wife Pam,  Delegate Rob Bloxom and Senator Lynwood Lewis attended a ceremony at the Friends of the Library office at Four Corner Plaza Thursday morning.  All three were instrumental in getting $1 million included in this year’s state budget to fund the Heritage Center at the new library in Parksley.   Northam had this to say:

 

The Heritage Center will allow the new library the space to house exhibits that depict Eastern Shore history and culture.  The group has a target of 202o for the completion of the new facility located in the old Fresh Pride building in Parksley. The capital campaign is closing in on it’s $5 million goal.

 

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