The Art League of Ocean City recently presented its corporate partners with a framed print of last year’s Best in Show, “The Tree Farm” by artist Debra Howard. Pictured, from left, are Rina Thaler, executive director of the Ocean City Center for the Arts, Mary Eastman of the Cayman Suites, Debra Howard and Jamie Albright.
The Empty Bowl project at the Ocean City Center for the Arts raised more than $10,000 for programs at Diakonia and the Art League of Ocean City. Pictured, from left, are Debbi Anderson and Claudia Nagle, both of Diakonia; Rina Thaler of the Ocean City Center for the Arts; and Marian Bickerstaff of the Art League of Ocean City.
Perdue Farms’ associates present a $10,000 Arthur W. Perdue Foundation grant to representatives of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Project Clean Stream. Pictured, from left, are Jeff Smith, Perdue director of corporate environmental services; Kim Nechay, executive director of the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation; Steve Schwalb, Perdue vice president of environmental sustainability; Tyler Wingate, Perdue environmental manager; Joanna … Continue reading
Wayne Benson, president of the Bank of Ocean City, presented a $25,000 donation to Alane Capen, president of Coastal Hospice, toward the capital campaign to build Coastal Hospice at the Ocean, a new hospice residence and outreach center in Berlin.
Robert Edward Lassahan OCEAN PINES — Robert Edward Lassahn, age 68, died Sunday, April 12, 2015 at his home. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Ernest Henry Lassahn and Ruth Margaret Hannewald Lassahn. He is survived by his wife, Sherron Clarke Lassahn; daughter Carol Clafferty and her husband Shaun; granddaughters, Kim Guy and her husband Rob, … Continue reading
With products purchased from specially marked United Way Pepsi Machines, a percentage of every dollar or $1.25 purchase is donated to United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. In less than a year, the initiative has raised over $1,910 with nearly 45 local companies participating. Pictured, from left, are David Goslee of Pepsi, Raye Ellen Taylor Thomas of the City … Continue reading
Ocean City/Berlin Rotary Club President Kenneth Bates welcomed Jami Truitt of the Department of Social Services Worcester County as a recent featured speaker. Meetings are held Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the Captain’s Table Restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott on 15th Street.
The Brick Room, a downtown Salisbury tavern, recently announced the handful of guest bartending nights it has hosted has helped raise $8,000 for local non-profit organizations. Donations were recently made to March of Dimes, $1,000; Race For Hope, $1,500; Village of Hope, $1,500; Refuge For Freedom, $500; Women Supporting Women, $1,000; Brooke Mulford Foundation, $500; and John Brune Law Enforcement … Continue reading
Beatrice W. Bennett BERLIN — Beatrice W. Bennett, age 88, affectionately known as “Miss Bea,” passed away peacefully on April 5, 2015, at the Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Sept. 11, 1926 in Nanhsuchow, Anhwei, China, the fifth child of missionaries, Henry H. and Irma White. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Reed Bennett, … Continue reading
Commissioner Chip Bertino presented a commendation to Branch Director Nancy Bagwell in recognition of the outstanding healthcare services Peninsula Home Care has provided to Worcester County and all of the Eastern Shore for the past 30 years.