Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 N. Talbot St.
P.O. Box 636
St. Michaels, MD 21663

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Dressing the Ship

The Boating Party Gala Fundraiser
Saturday, September 10, Navy Point
5:30pm       Cocktails & Hors d'Oeuvres
7:00pm       Dinner catered by Chef's Expression
8:30pm       Dessert, followed by live music by the Freddy Cole Jazz Quartet and dancing to The Golden Cup
$175 per person • Benefactor Table for 10 $2,750 • Table Captain for 10 $1,750
2011 Sponsorship Opportunities

   Be a part of the Museum’s fall gala fundraiser which includes cocktails, dinner, and dancing on Navy Point. Funds raised support the Museum’s mission to inspire an understanding of and appreciation for the rich maritime heritage of the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal reaches, together with the artifacts, cultures, and connections between this place and its people.

Read this year's press release

View pictures from last year

To request an invitation, or to reserve your table, contact Director of Development Rene Stevenson or call

Boating Party News:

September 1 - Live Auction features travel packages at CBMM's September 10 Boating Party

August 11 - CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield sponsors Maritime Museum's Boating Party

August 8- Artists donate work in support of Maritime Museum's Boating Party

August 3 - Silver Linings donates Chesapeake Bay bracelet for Maritime Museum raffle

April 28, 2011 - Paul Tudor Jones named Boating Party honorary chair

April 15 - CBMM's Boating Party "Dressing the Ship" set for September 10

Boating Party Co-Chairs                                    Amy & Paul Berry
Boating Party Honorary Co-Chairs           Sonia and Paul Tudor Jones
Dinner Committee Chair                                 The Honorable Martin O'Malley, Governor
Dinner Committee Co-Chairs                       The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, U.S. Senate
                                                                                             The Honorable Benjamin I. Cardin, U.S. Senate 
                                                                                             The Honorable Andrew P. Harris, U.S. Congress 

Corporate Sponsors

Admiral of the Fleet                                                     Sonia and Paul Tudor Jones
                                                                                               Tudor Ventures


Commodore                                                                  CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield


Captain                                                                             The Patrice and Scott Brickman Family Foundation

                                                                                             Abacus Technology Corporation


                                                                                             Sparks Personnel


                                                                                            Corstone Capital


                                                                                            Hinckley Yachts


Pacesetter                                                                     S.F. & C. Insurance Associates, Inc.



Leader                                                                              The Roux Family

                                                                                           Fred Frederick Chrylser - Dodge - Jeep - Ram


Boating Party Benefactors          

Nancy and CG Appleby — Cecil Backus — Jean and Duane Beckhorn — Ann and Bruce Bedford — Amy and Paul Berry — Ellen and Richard Bordoff — Cleo Braver and Alfred Tyler — Jocelyn and George Eysymontt — Penny and Alan Griffith — Sandy and Bruce Hammonds — Chris Havener — Alice and Peter Kreindler — Maxine and Bill Millar — Kay and Bob Perkins — Mary Lou and Joe Peters — Bruce Ragsdale and Rick Scobey — Eleanor Requard — Krista and David Ross — Alexa and Tom Seip — Karen and Langley Shook — Judy and Henry Stansbury — Rene and Tom Stevenson — Beverly and Richard Tilghman — Lesley and Fred Israel

Boating Party Table Captain          

Mary Helen and Richard Bogan — Michelle and Bill Corace — Pat Cornish —Rosemary and Joe Fasolo — Liz and Howard Freedlander — Dagmar and Al Gipe —Cathy and Tom Hill — Jane and Frank Hopkinson — Cindy and Doug Jurrius — Pat and Ted Lewers — Sherry and Charles Manning — Nancy and Fred Meendsen — Linda and Larry Meyer — Elizabeth and Rick Morgan — Ilene and Frank Morgan — Abigail and Mark Nestlehutt — Chloe and David Pitard — Bev and Laurence Pratt — Linda and Hank Spire — Alex and Andy Walworth — Irmy and Phil Webster
Cindy and Jim Franzoni — Tim Junkin —Tali and Geoff Oxam — Mary and Judd Van Devort

With special thanks to our Stocking the Stores Underwriting Hosts        

Gale and Henry Petronis — Mary Lou and Joseph Peters — Lucy Spiegel

Dressing the Ship Committee        

Nancy Appleby — Elaine Bednarz — Pat Cornish — Michelle Corace — Val D'Ambrosio — Debi Devou — Donna Dudley Jocelyn Eysymontt — Holly Fine — Susie Graham — Ida Heelan — Pamela Heyne — Jane Hopkinson — Lesly Israel — Dick Kimberly — Mary Lou Lee — Pat Lewers — Robin Marrah — Linda Meyer — Maxine Millar — Tracey Munson Kay Perkins — Mary Lou Peters — Helen K. Poore — Bev Pratt — Bruce Ragsdale — Rick Scobey — Karen Shook —
Lucy Spiegel —Rene Stevenson — Susan Vail — Mary Van Dervort — Alex Walworth — Lisa Wyman

A special thanks to our donors for auction items

Westin Hotels & Resorts: a one week stay at Westin St. John Resort & Villas

Jerry Edwards of Chef's Expressions and Cindy and Jim Franzoni: "A Day of Hunting or Fishing and Fine Dining"
for 8 people.

Sherry and Charles Manning: One week stay at their vacation home in San Francisco to be auction off at the
Boating Party.

Jeanne Saulsbury: original watercolor of "Dressing the Ship" invitation for auction at Boating Party.

Aida Leisure of DBS Jewelers: Silver Chesapeake Bay bracelet for raffle at Boating Party.

Judge John C. North: Original sculpture of the Chesapeake Log Canoe Jay Dee.

Chef's Expressions: Two catered dinner packages with a limo for eight people each.\


2011 Sponsorship Opportunities