The United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently recognized Interstate Container for its generous support during the annual United Way campaign. Employee and corporate contributions totaled $39,608 making Interstate Container the largest employee campaign in Dorchester County for the 2013-2014 United Way campaign season. Interstate Container has partnered with United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore with annual campaigns since 2007 raising a total of $205,962 to date. Pictured, from left, are Interstate Container General Manager Pete Bugas, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore Community Impact Manager Pam Gregory and Interstate Container Human Resources Manager Lisa Fatica. Submitted Photos
The Ocean City Lions Club presented a check for $300 to the Stephen Decatur High School Cheer Squad to help members raise money to take part in the pre-game show at the Capital One Bowl, New Year’s Day in Orlando. Thirteen squad members are planning to make the trip if they can raise enough money. Pictured, from left, are King … Continue reading
Tom Tyndall, an Energy Conservation Specialist with Choptank Electric Cooperative, was the guest speaker at the Democratic Club of Worcester County meeting Nov. 7 in the Ocean Pines Community Center. Pictured, from left, are Democratic Club Secretary Dick Jacobs, Tyndall and Democratic Club substitute President Arlene Page.
Tina Pearson, founder of Home of the Brave, a holiday away-from-home for combat veterans and their families, located in Berlin, visited Star Charities’ November meeting to tell board members about her Home of the Brave facility. The Home was conceived and founded in 2009 in a secluded private three-bedroom (sleeps eight), three-bath, handicapped accessible home in Berlin. Pictured, from left, are Delores … Continue reading
The Arthur W. Perdue Foundation recently awarded Salisbury Horizons a $2,500 grant to provide financial support to general operations and the high school academic coaching program. Salisbury Horizons provides academic, cultural and recreational opportunities to a diverse group of public school students from low-income families. Pictured are Chris Oliviero, Perdue associate and Salisbury Horizons Advisory Board member; Ciara Rogers, West … Continue reading
Members of Quilters By The Sea quilt guild recently hosted a miniature fall and holiday quilt show for the residents of Compassion Cove at the Berlin Nursing Home. Colorful lap size quilts plus several touch and feel quilts made by guild members were presented to the Memory Care Unit Program Manager for the residents. Pictured, from left, are Marlene Passero, … Continue reading
Robert Nathan Brenner, Jr. OCEAN CITY — Colonel Robert Nathan Brenner, Jr. US. Army (Ret), age 90, died peacefully at his home on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2013. Born in Spangler, Pa., he was the son of the late Robert N. Brenner, Sr. and Hazel Stoltz Brenner. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marian Painter Brenner, and his daughter, Sue Brenner … Continue reading
Many cyclists who rode in Salisbury University’s 25th Sea Gull Century were pedaling for charity. In addition to their efforts, event organizers from the SU Foundation, Inc. have donated $4,904.05 to Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County from the 2013 Century. Contributions have topped $124,000 over the years. Pictured, from left, are Jason Curtin, deputy director of the SU Foundation, … Continue reading
The Ocean City/Berlin Rotary Club 2013 Miniature Golf Tournament winning team “Tee’d Off” sponsored by Taylor Bank is pictured above. The champions are, from left Rob Mattie, Margaret Mudron, Ray Robinson and Cory Walsh.
Long-time Kiwanian, Mark Page, right, is pictured with Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City President Dick Clagett accepting his award for Outstanding Service as the ”Kiwanis Volunteer of the Month of October 2013″.