September 2018 Newsletter 
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For the Shore from the Shore,
with over 100 years experience.


J. Nicholas Klein, III
T. Wayne Williams, Jr.
Jonathan R. DeLoatche


Thank you for the opportunity to be 
your local attorneys!



National Preparedness Month
Even though disasters can happen at any time, September is recognized as National Preparedness Month. In part, because it happens to be the height of hurricane season, which runs through November 30. Hurricanes do not need to make landfall or move directly across the area to cause great damage. With damaging winds and storm surge, hurricanes bring inland, flooding, tidal flooding, and often spawn tornadoes even after the hurricane has passed through an area. It is important that people who live in hurricane prone communities know their vulnerability, and what actions should be taken to reduce the effects of these devastating storms.

If there is a possibility of a hurricane it is good to take precautions including:
  • Make sure you have a 3 – 7 day supply of food and water available for you and your family (3 day supply if you live inland and low-lying roads are not your access route to your home; a 7 day supply if you live in a flood prone area or access to your home is via a flood prone roadway). If you already have a supply, check the expiration dates. 
  • Obtain other items needed for your emergency supply kit if you have not already done so. See Family Disaster Kits for a complete list of necessary items.
  • Review and add items as necessary your Pet’s Emergency Supply Kit.
  • Review and add items as necessary to your Emergency Supply kit. especially for family members with special needs.
  • Make sure all family members are familiar with your family emergency communications plan..
  • Review your evacuation plans – know where the local shelters are located or make hotel reservations if necessary.

The following county websites offer more safety information:

46th Annual Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival

Saturday, October 6, 2018

  • This event is held to promote the seafood industry and mark the arrival
  • of the oyster season!

Come and enjoy oysters—raw, steamed, fritters, and single fried; clam fritters, clam chowder, shrimp cocktail, salad bar, hot dogs, hush puppies, and Boardwalk fries. Non-alcoholic beverages are included in the ticket price with beer available for purchase. 

There will be live entertainment for everyone’s enjoyment. An Extravaganza Raffle will be held with prizes including t-shirts, tickets, lodging, gift certificates for meals, and much more! A favorite at the festival is the “Best Place/Space Award” which is given to the best decorated area. There will also be a variety of souvenirs available for purchase. 

Tickets are $45 per person (Children under 5 are FREE)...ALL TICKET SALES FINAL! This is an advance ticketed event that is typically sold out before festival day. Order e-tickets online at www.chincoteaguechamber.com. The Chamber accepts all major credit cards and there is a $6 shipping and handling fee per order. 

Gates open at 10 am for admission and set-up. Appetizers served at 11 am and full menu available at 12:00 noon. Festival ends at 4:00 pm. 

Location:
Tom's Cove Park
8128 Beebe Road
Chincoteague Va, 23336
Contact the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce at 757-336-6161 for more information.

Over 100 Years of Legal Excellence

If you are looking for a lawyer on the Eastern Shore of Virginia Mapp, Mapp & Klein provides legal counsel in Accomack, Northampton County and beyond. We specialize in:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Traffic Court
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Estate Planning and more.

For the Shore from the Shore, with over 100 years experience. Call Nick, Wayne, or Jonathan today for a free consultation at 757-787-8900.

From the Mapp, Mapp, & Klein Team!

We sincerely appreciate you choosing our firm for any legal assistance! We are happy and proud to help our local community!

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18249 First Street, P.O. Box 130
Keller, VA 23401
Tel: 757-787-8900 . Fax: 757-787-2298
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