Pictured (LtoR) Sarah Gross, US Army Corps of Engineers public affairs specialist; and Carlos Lazo, US Department of Homeland Security assistant press secretary
Pictured (LtoR) Dick Blackistone, Oyster Recovery Partnership volunteer; Tyler Sondberg, Cambridge-based oyster farmer; and Jill Parisi, Environmental Concern sales manager
Pictured (LtoR) Pam Babij, retired nurse practitioner; Kathy Norman, The Wilkes School reading teacher; and Olivia Goldsborough, Holy Angels Catholic School educator
Pictured (LtoR) Rick Erber, Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company founder/sales director; Kevin Kehus, Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company general manager; and Lucas Kehus, 14
Pictured (LtoR) James Giles, Loeffler Realty realtor/Suburba Appraisals appraiser; Jonathan Hijuelos, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab engineer; and Carrie Giles, ICF manager
Pictured (LtoR) Nicole Vannatta, Classic Catering People account executive; Jenna Buttler, Office of Chancellor of University System of Maryland director of special events; Brian Ray, St. John’s College electrician; and Marci Knosen, Classic Catering People senior event manager
Pictured (LtoR) Kyle Norwood, University of Maryland School of Dentistry student; Katie Davison, Whole Foods Market marketer; and Michael Ferguson, Baltimore-based aerospace engineer
Pictured (LtoR) TJ Tate, National Aquarium director of seafood; and Myrna Cardin, community volunteer
The stars of the evening
Oysters were served up on the half shell, as well as cooked up a number of ways.
Oyster fans united!
Bivalve Bash (September 29, 2016) Oyster fans flooded the Baltimore Museum of Industry for a kiss. That would be “Mermaid’s Kiss – Oyster Fest 2016,” benefiting the Oyster Recovery Partnership.