Boys & Girls Club Northumberland Summer Program receives duPont grant

From left are Rev. Linwood Blizzard, Jackie Clayton, Phillip Mumford, Dr. Merthia Haynie and Ralph Millar.

CALLAO—Wicomico Parish Church outreach coordinator Ralph Millar on May 21 presented a check for $80,750, representing a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, to the new Northumberland Unit of the Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck.

The grant will assist with summer program costs for club members in grades 1-5, as well as weekday transportation for those youth to and from the program site at First Baptist Church in Heathsville. The grant request was made by…