The Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation announced Thursday it will host three fundraising events this July in Ocean City as part of its 2019 schedule.On Friday, July 19, surfers and beach lovers will converge on the surf beach just off Seventh Street to Hang 10 and soak up the rays during the 16th annual Chip Miller Surf Fest. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.The CMAF’s second event in Ocean City also occurs on July 19, but is later in the evening. Following a day on the water, supporters will gather for the fourth annual Slide for Amyloidosis and Taste of Ocean City. This event serves as the after party for Surf Fest and the doors open at 5 p.m.Each event carries a rain date of July 20.With the Surf Fest and Taste of OC on Friday, July 19, guests can make a weekend of things by hanging out for the final event of the weekend, Skate Fest, on Sunday, July 21.The third annual Skate Fest takes place at the Ocean City Skatepark and once again will be supported by local first responders. They’ll be on site to help serve food and meet the community. This event is open to skaters of all ages, costs $10 and starts at 9 a.m.Chip Miller Skate Fest is scheduled for July 21 at the Ocean City Skatepark.Lance Miller of Ocean City serves as president of the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation, named in honor of his late father, Chip, who died of amyloidosis in 2004. Chip Miller was a renowned Corvette collector and car show promoter as well as a major surfing supporter in Ocean City.According to www.mayoclinic.org, amyloidosis is a rare disease that occurs when a substance called amyloid builds up in the organs. Amyloid is an abnormal protein that is produced in bone marrow and can be deposited in any tissue or organ.There’s no cure for amyloidosis, but treatments can help manage symptoms and limit production of amyloid protein.CMAF raises money for amyloidosis awareness. More information on CMAF fundraising events in 2019 can be found at www.ChipMiller.org. The weekend kicks off Friday, July 19, with a surf fest at the 7th Street beach.
Twenty-three-year-old Lisa Hayley, who is accused of killing her allegedly abusive husband in 2017, was on Wednesday committed to stand trial at the High Court by Senior Magistrate Leron Daly.This ruling came after a prima facie case was made out against Hayley. This means that she will have to face a judge and jury to know her fate when the matter is called in the High Court.The mother of two made her first court appearance on August 3, 2017 when she faced a charge stating that she unlawfully killed Dailson Hayley on July 29, 2017 at Lot 30 Queen Street, Kitty, Georgetown.Hayley was released on $250,000 bail.According to reports, the now dead man was very abusive towards Hayley during their relationship. Reports from 2017 stated that when the woman attempted to exit the relationship, the deceased, who did not handle it well, subsequently turned up at the home armed with two knives.An altercation then ensued during which Hayley managed to disarm the victim and reportedly inflicted one fatal stab wound to his chest. He was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
Rawle Ramsindo, a resident of Hopo Hill, Mabaruma, North West District (NWD) was on Monday arraigned for the possession of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.The 30-year-old stood before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and pleaded not guilty when the charge was read to him. Police stated that on March 28, 2019, at Hopo Hill, Mabaruma, the poultry farmer had 170 grams of cannabis. The illegal substance was reportedly discovered in his bedroom by police ranks who conducted a search on his premises.He was arrested and charged. Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield had no objection to bail provided that it is granted under the condition that the defendant reports to the Mabaruma Police Station.Bail was granted in the sum of $200,000 and transferred to the Mabaruma Magistrate’s Court for May 21, 2019.