Monthly Archives: August 2011

Jusst Sooup’s Humble Beginnings

By Erin Lee, in Extreme

The little white fellowship hall that stands adjacent to Rehoboth Presbyterian Church at Midway, at the intersection of Rt. 24 and Rt. 1 in Lewes, Delaware will forever have a lovely story to tell. A story of a generous, kind-hearted woman with a mission. The small building is one of several sites where Dale Dunning […]

Meet Pixstar!

By Erin Lee, in Extreme Sponsors

The response of the local business community in providing monetary support of the Sussex County Extreme Makeover: Home Edition project, has been overwhelming. Pixstar, Inc., of Lewes, Delaware rose to the challenge, and donated $10,000. This extreme support, combined with other donations, will help local residents Dale and Ken Dunning, realize their dream of continuing […]

Braveheart March!

By Erin Lee, in Extreme

At 9:30 Monday morning, energetic volunteers were already lining up at the registration tent located at Cape Henlopen High School. Many had driven several hours to get here, changed schedules, or called off work – for the chance to participate in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The parking lot was full of people texting and calling friends […]

Behind the Scenes Perspective of the Pep Rally + Benefit Concert

By Guest, in Extreme

Guest post by Leafo Photo. When Jeremy contacted us to talk about Schell Brothers sponsoring the build for the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition show, we couldn’t believe it! When he asked us to shoot the events surrounding the build, we were honored. And when we walked in to start shooting for the pep rally, we […]

Be Prepared For Your Volunteer Shift

By Jeremy Bell, in Extreme

Thank you to everyone for volunteering to change a family’s life. This enormous project can only happen because of volunteers like you! We just wanted to outline some key information to make sure you are prepared for your volunteer shift. Volunteer Registration Location and Parking The Volunteer Registration site will be located at Cape Henlopen […]

Be Proud, Sussex County

By Erin Lee, in Extreme

Chris Schell addressing the Pep Rally attendees. Photo by leafophoto We are so proud that Extreme Makeover: Home Edition has chosen to come to Sussex County to work their magic and involve our community! When asked by the Extreme Makeover team whether Sussex County would be able to provide the massive numbers of volunteers needed […]

Extreme Concert At Cape Henlopen High School!

By Erin Lee, in Extreme

Abigail Cowan and Bailey Larmore with show host Telly Leung. Photo by leafophoto Who would think that two little girls tap dancing to Disney’s “Tail Spin” would be a part of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition‘s latest project? Abigail Cowan and Bailey Larmore, dancers with Delaware Arts Conservatory won the audience over with their contagious smiles […]

Beebe Medical Center’s “Extreme” Support of the Community

By Erin Lee, in Extreme Sponsors

The folks at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Delaware know a thing or two about community involvement. This non profit community hospital, founded in 1916 coordinates several health-related annual community events, including American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, American Heart Association’s Heart Walk and Heart Ball, and the American Diabetes Association’s Walk for Diabetes, enlisting […]

Pep Rally and Benefit Concert Experience

By Gloria Merryman, in Extreme

Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes recently went through its own extreme makeover, so it was the perfect venue for the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Pep Rally.  The beautiful school hosted more than just a rally, the event was pretty much a celebration. What’s the saying?  If you build it, they will come.  Well the […]

Discover Treasures at All Saints’ Parish Thrift Shop

By Gloria Merryman, in Extreme Sponsors

It’s amazing that “Slower Lower” Sussex County will be the focus of Extreme Makover: Home Edition.  A well deserving family will be awarded the surprise of their lifetime, but along with that, the show offers much more than entertainment. It’s an opportunity for the community to come together, to overcome struggles, and to share in […]