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Postby bert911 » Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:41 pm


In 2005 Jeld-Wen windows and doors began a lighthouse restoration initiative by taking nominations of towers that needed new windows and doors. The public could then vote on the lighthouse they consider being the
lighthouse that would most benefit from this award.

This year, out of 49 nominees, Bodie Island Lighthouse is one of the 12 finalists. If this NC tower wins, it will receive 8 windows and one door that are reproductions of the originals.

You can read more about the contest below and VOTE (please, for Bodie Island Lighthouse) As you may recall, funding for the restoration of BILH as pulled from the budget just minutes before the US Senate voted in December 2007. Monies for its restoration will be requested again, but it has been passed over several years and there is no guarantee that it will be passed this year. The NPS feels that any help from other agencies and companies will be welcome to lessen the $2.8 million dollar project and may better our chances of getting funds for Bodie this year.

Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse (owned by the city of Annapolis and managed by the Chesapeake Chapter of the USLS) was awarded windows last year. Many of you have visited there, so we KNOW this can happen. Please go to the site below and cast your vote...feel free to pass it along to friends!

http://www.jeld-wen.com/lighthouse/

Please cast your vote for Bodie Island Lighthouse. Every Vote Counts!

Thank you!
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Postby Grover1 » Tue Jun 10, 2008 10:06 am


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Postby Zachary » Tue Jun 10, 2008 10:09 am


I voted for New Canal, I think it needs more immediate help than Bodie does, just my opinion....
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Postby Pharoslvr » Tue Jun 10, 2008 10:38 am


Bodie just got mine! :)
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Postby Weasel58 » Tue Jun 10, 2008 3:12 pm


+1 more for Bodie Island.
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Postby ericlighthouse » Tue Jun 10, 2008 7:09 pm


I voted.
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Postby wheland » Tue Jun 10, 2008 8:13 pm


I voted as well.

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Postby Leah Loar-Mays » Wed Jun 11, 2008 5:42 am


I hate pitting one lighthouse against another, but my vote had to go to Bodie Island.
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Postby vacastle » Wed Jun 11, 2008 8:32 am


My vote's in...Bodie Island.

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Postby beachbum1616 » Wed Jun 11, 2008 10:01 am


You all know how I voted!
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