The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $5,000 Community Needs Grant to the Salisbury Substance Abuse Community Center, Inc. (SSACC) to provide support for the outreach and marketing to local Spanish speaking populations. Pictured, from left, are Beth Ohlsson, executive director, SSACC and Heather Towers, Program Officer, Community Foundation. Submitted Photos
Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines- Ocean City member Robert Fralley, pictured with President Carolyn Dryzga at the Jan. 7 weekly meeting, was presented with a Legion of Honor plaque recognizing him for 50 years of service as a member of Kiwanis. He is the longest serving member of the club. In recognition Dryzga baked him 50 red velvet cupcakes honoring the milestone … Continue reading
Earlier this month, Ava, 10, and Zoe Hinkle, 7, hosted a combined birthday party at the Francis Scott Key Caribbean Indoor Pool. Instead of gifts, the girls requested donations for the Worcester County Humane Society.
Mackenzie Keyser, science fair coordinator, and Jackie Choate, a retired teacher and member of the Ocean Pines Kiwanis, work on scoring science fair projects at Showell Elementary School.
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $5,000 Community Needs Grant to MAC, Inc. to support a caregiver outreach program through the organization’s Caregiver Resource Center. Pictured, from left, are Sandra Handy, Office Coordinator I, Caregiver Resource Center; Renée S. Fredericksen, Special Projects Director, Caregiver Resource Center Director, MAC INC; Heather Towers, CFES; Katrina Ositelu, AmeriCorps Member … Continue reading
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $4,000 Community Needs Grant to the Charles H. Chipman Foundation to support a Masters Piece performing artist guild for 2015 cultural performances. Pictured, from left, are Kimberly Clark-Shaw, Project Director, Charles H. Chipman Foundation; Vance Elbert, Board President, Charles H. Chipman Foundation; and BJ Summers, CFES Director, Development and Philanthropic … Continue reading
Lora and Mark Fritschle, owners of Condominium Realty-The Fritschle Group, have received the Ocean City Lions Club’s highest and most prestigious community service award, The Pride Award. The Pride Award is presented to individuals who make contributions to the club, who take interest in the club and who help the Lions make the community a better place to live. Pictured, … Continue reading
The Worcester County Commission for Women and the Friends of the Commission will celebrate Women’s History Month at a luncheon on Wednesday, March 18, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel in Ocean City. The 2015 national theme is “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.” The event will honor young students as the Women of Tomorrow, the … Continue reading
The 2015 officers for the Ocean Pines Garden Club were recently installed at Lighthouse Sound. They are, from left, Barbara Ferger, treasurer; Sharon Cooper, recording secretary; Gail Jankowski, president; Mary Wentworth, co-vice-president; and Meg Herrick, co-vice-president. Not shown was Sharon Puser, corresponding secretary.
The Worcester County Commissioners joined with Samantha Hill of Big Brothers/Big Sisters (BBBS) to recognize January as National Mentoring Month. Pictured, front from left, are Commissioner Jim Bunting, Hill and Commissioners Diana Purnell, Bud Church and Merrill Lockfaw; and, back, Commissioners Ted Elder, Joe Mitrecic and Chip Bertino. Submitted Photos