Paint Party at
Date: Sunday, October 16,
Location: Hilltop House
Time: 1 - 4:30pm.
Cost: $45/person Includes
You take home your masterpiece!
Sign Up ASAP!
Please select your preferred
image when registering
so Lynn can prepare the canvas:
Make check payable to:
Deliver or mail to Betsy Ross by Oct 1
(2821 Beach Drive, Huntington MD 20639)
Maximum 20 - Confirmed when paid.
A little info. . . Lynn Gauthier, "Paint and Praise" will
the Paint Party at Hilltop House. After teaching art in public
schools for 22 years, and surviving cancer, Lynn is now sharing her
love of painting with others, seeking to infuse
a sense of gratitude for life and God in her work.
Was FUN... FUN... FUN...
4th of July Celebration
I just want to THANK everyone who
helped with our fabulous celebration this year.
The weather cooperated and we were able to go ahead with
The Parade was the best!
Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department was
well represented. I think they brought all of their equipment.
Thanks to all
of the HVFD members. We love having you here to help us
Thanks to Shirley Surgent for
reminding us of the meaning of the 4th of July
when we salute our flag. That’s special. You always do a
fantastic job with
the games - couldn’t have done it without you.
Thanks to Brett Reeves for being
our Master of Ceremonies this year.
had a big challenge to get everything in before the rain
returned and we made it!!
To everyone that
volunteered to help at the event. . .
Thanks to the many helpers who
came early to help set-up. That was a BIG HELP!
|Parade Committee—Sandy Geest and
|Parade Line-Up—Joe Carta &
|Hot Dogs—Jay Geest & Don
|Flag Ceremony—Shirley Surgent
& our Flag holder—Jake Pawulak
|Snow Cones—Eve Shoemaker, Kari
Logan, Wendy Lloyd & helpers
for the use of their snow come machine
Thanks to the Plitt's
|Face Painting—Betsy Detwiler
|50-50 Raffle—Mary Osborn-Reilly
& Jackie Parks
|Games – Shirley Surgent &
- Anne Jones and helpers
Food -Thanks to everyone who
donated food & drink items.
Ice - Glynn Shoemaker & Fred
with the Shark & other props was so much fun
Watermelon Eating Contest—Eve
Shoemaker & helpers
CLEAN-UP VOLUNTEERS—you were the
best! I could not have gotten it all cleaned up without
your help. I honestly can’t thank you enough.
Patricia Press—Thank you for
letting us use your yard for the community celebration
year after year.
Thanks to Judi McKay and Bill Lawson for use of their
property for the Kids Piñata
And I have to thank my family—
for their support and help before, during
and after our celebration.
I always know that I can count on all of you.
If I forgot anyone... I'm sorry.
Contact me and I'll add your name.
I hope everyone had a good time
and created a lot of memories!
I Can’t wait until next year!
Dorothy Oliver, Chairperson
County has a leash law for DOGS,
meaning "if a dog is
off the owner's real property,
must be on a leash"
have been many complaints about dogs not on a leash.
Please follow the rules.
Zika Virus Prevention
virus disease (Zika) is a disease caused by the Zika virus,
which is spread
to people primarily through the bite of an infected
Aedes species mosquito.
The most common symptoms of Zika
are fever, rash, joint pain,
and conjunctivitis (red eyes).
Larry Hogan Proclaims
April 24-30 Zika Virus Awareness Week
Residents Urged to Do Their Part to
Prevent Spread of Mosquito-Borne Disease
Tips to Rid Neeld Estate of Mosquito Breeding Sites
gutters to allow water to flow freely.
tires or drill drainage holes in tires used for playground
wading pools inside or turn them upside down when not in use.
Turn over or
remove clay pots and plastic containers.
Dispose of all
empty beverage containers, plastic wrappers, discarded toys, etc.
trapped water in plastic or canvas tarps used to cover boats, pools,
etc. Arrange the tarp to drain the water.
bilges in boats. Turn canoes and small boats upside down for
in bird baths at least twice a week.
food and water dishes that are not being used.
livestock water troughs twice a week.
garbage can lids lying upside down. Be sure water does not collect
in the bottom of garbage cans.
Flush water in
the bottom of plant holders twice a week.
outside water faucets.
wheelbarrows upside down when stored outside.
construction sites or do-it-yourself improvements to ensure that
proper backfilling and grading prevent drainage problems.
ornamental ponds, tree holes and water-holding low areas for
larvae. Call the nearest Mosquito Control Office (see below) if you find, or
suspect, mosquito larvae are present. “Mosquito Fish” are available that will
larva in ponds.
If ditches do
not flow and contain stagnant water for one week or longer, they can
produce large numbers of mosquitoes. Report such conditions to a
Mosquito Control Office. Do not attempt to clear these ditches because they may be
by wetland regulations.
Contact the Mosquito
Control at the County’s Department of General Services, 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243 or Mosquito Control Section of the
Maryland Department of Agriculture nearest you for additional assistance and
Department of Agriculture Mosquito Control Offices Annapolis
(Headquarters) 410-841-5870 Southern Maryland 301-373-4263
CLASS / PARTY
October 16th Hilltop House
Betsy Ross, hosting
more details to be posted
PLEASE Slow Down. . .
NEED TO SPEED
in the neighborhood
I have posted many
photos of our community and
the surrounding areas to the Neeld Estate Facebook page.
If you are not a
member, please join.
The conversations and memories from the past are priceless.
Feel free to add your photos and join in the conversations.
2016 Membership Dues are
due and payable by
December 31, 2015
maintenance on our community's gathering place - Hilltop House, keeps the
beach clean, web site hosting fees, advocates mosquito control, maintains the bulletin board on Bay Parkway, plans community
events, landscaping, etc. Please join
Member - an owner of property located in Neeld
Member - a relative of any member of
NECA, at least 18 yrs of
Member - a tenant resident in Neeld Estate who has rented or
occupied property with a
lease for at least 1 year
dues are PER YEAR
: Mary Klausner, NECA Treasurer
Have any ideas for a Community Event?
New to the Neighborhood?
Come join us at our monthly meetings...
share your ideas, meet your neighbors and find
out what's happening in our community.
Everyone is invited and
encouraged to attend.
Meetings are held the 1st Saturday of each month,
Time: 10:00 am.
Location: Hilltop House - Shore Drive
Reminder To The
The walls along the beach are
personal property and should not be trespassed upon. Most of us would
not like people walking through our yards so consequently we should have
respect for the walled yards along the beach front. Also, the homeowners
on the beachfront are concerned someone may fall and get hurt. Thanks.
Neeld Estate Directory
of Property Owners & Residents
Greetings: I am in the process of updating the Neeld
Estate Directory of Property Owners & Residents. A number of
individuals, when mailing in their membership dues did not include the
information form included with the dues notice.. This is the basic source of data for the Directory.
If you did not send in this form and have made any
changes since the previous Directory in 2013 [ changes in name,
address, telephone #, or email etc. ] please send me the appropriate
Also, if anyone does not wish to be included in the
Directory, let me know.
Thanks - Jay Geest
Estate Facebook Page
Please feel free to use the Neeld
Estate Facebook Page to share your info, photos, events, etc.
This is the fastest way to get your message out to everyone.
As hard as I try, I am not always available to post or update information in a timely manner on the
Neeld Estate web
Thank you, Dorothy
p.s. I'm always looking for photos to add to the web site... please send
Adding people to the
Neeld Estate Facebook Page
** If you have a family member or friend that would like to join our
community Facebook group, please send them a
"INVITE BY EMAIL"
request in Facebook or email me and I'll add them to our group.
I had to make Neeld Estate a "closed group" due to many fictitious "persons" requesting to join.
The Neeld Estate
community would like to thank the many volunteers who help out all year long.
Whatever part you play in making Neeld Estate a better place to
live, we want you to know we appreciate your time and efforts.
"It's volunteers that make an extra effort every day to strengthen
our relationships in the community and help make Neeld Estate a wonderful place to
gently and cautiously through the community and always anticipate
that the 'little people' are fixed on having fun and are not
for the 'big people in cars'.
SHERIFF’S OFFICE Info
Neeld Estate Beach
is PRIVATELY OWNED
by the Neeld family and
can only be used by
Residents of Neeld Estate
and their Guests
Anyone else is TRESPASSING
on Private Property
will be prosecuted by authority of Plum Point Corp." (Posted on
the signs leading to the beach)
WARNING: NO PARKING in
front of the Chains at the
Chips Towing - 410-257-6121 or
Please take the time to read
the signs posted at the
entrances to the beach...
and please be a good
neighbor and follow the rules
as they are posted.
This sign was posted by
Plum Point Development Corp.,
(the Neeld family owns the beach)
A Beach Committee has been
formed to address the issues of
trespassers parking on private
property and using the beach.
Beach - 1930's
did you do today to help save the Chesapeake Bay?
preserve the history of
Neeld Estate and Plum Point
OLD COTTAGE PHOTOS WANTED
Share your old Neeld Estate Photos with the community
Nearly 95% of the land in
Maryland drains to the Chesapeake Bay
Do so in the FALL
or NOT at all
Fertilizer runoff is
very harmful to the Bay
County has a
This law applies to EVERYONE-
residents & guests in
Neeld Estate. There have been
many complaints from property
owners about the dogs running
loose in the neighborhood and
on the beach.
PLEASE obey the rules
Call to report loose animals
County has a leash law
if a dog is
off the owner's real property,
be on a leash.
There is also a control law for
meaning if a cat is
off the owner's real property,
it must be under a person's
Animal Control Regulations
A. NO person owning, keeping or having custody of a dog or cat shall
allow or permit excrement of such animal to remain on public property,
private property without the consent of the owner or occupant hereof or
allow the excrement to cause foul odor
on the owner's property.
B. Any person owning, keeping or having custody of an animal shall
immediately remove the excrement deposited by the animal if deposited on
property other than the owners.
The wharf at Plum Point was a bustling
commercial center that included a warehouse, Plum Point Store, a post
office, a passenger terminal building, and a cannery. The first general
store was actually two Civil War-era buildings---a warehouse and a slave
dwelling. After 1893, the store was expanded on the east side and a
large porch was built across the front of the structure. One account
reports, "the store was the hub of the community, a gathering place
for both blacks and whites, and everyone who knew it holds their own