By Waxter Intern
Maryland’s Eastern Shore is home to the oldest family-owned amusement park in the United States! Trimpers Rides and Amusements was founded in 1893 and is still spinning today.
Today, our mission and fight remains the same as when we started in 1931: Preserving Maryland’s Heritage.
To make measurable impacts, our work has been divided into three specific, targeted and strategic efforts:
This work is implemented by a dedicated staff of six full-time employees. Each team member oversees a different and equally compelling aspect of our mission. Though technically a ‘small non-profit,’ we pride ourselves on being alarmingly effective.
Since our creation in 1931, the brief highlights of our impact include:
Beyond the specific achievements, we’ve also consistently worked to be a resource for the individuals and grassroots organizations working to save places that matter to their communities. This work takes on many forms, including thousands of hours of technical assistance, capacity building, strategic visioning and establishment of effective partnerships.