The General Levin Winder Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, met on Sept. 29 at the Ocean Pines Library to make lap blankets for patients of Coastal Hospice. The chapter was celebrating the 125th anniversary of DAR with the service project. Pictured, front from left, are Gail Weldon, Darlene Stevens, Joan Chambers and Jennifer McCabe; and, back, Chapter Regent Barbara May, Ann Fowler, Suzanne Zanzinger, Mary Jane Hastings, Carol Wanzer, Barbara Rusko, Pat Arata and Connie Duke. Not pictured was Liz Sharpless. Submitted Photos
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore recently presented a check for $10,000 to MAC Inc., in support of its Meals on Wheels program. Pictured, from left, are Erica Joseph, president, Community Foundation; Carolyn Stegman, consultant, MAC Inc.; and Heather Mahler, program director, Community Foundation. The grant will help address recent funding reductions to the Meals on Wheels program.
The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce received a $5,000 donation from Pohanka Automotive Group to support the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!). This donation makes Pohanka Automotive the Local Champion sponsor giving them an exclusive judging seat when students present their ideas at the YEA! Investor Panel event this spring. Pictured, from left, are Sophia Smecker, YEA! Co-Program Manager; Sandy Fitzgerald-Angello, … Continue reading
A trellis was recently built for the butterfly garden at Snow Hill Elementary School by the Webelos Scouts of Troop 155 in conjunction with the Worcester County Garden Club’s continuing program of maintenance for the garden. Pictured are Justin Hurney, Brendan Birch, Ethan Gell, Zachary Outten, Brandon Anderson and Troop leader Chris Anderson.
In recognition of September as Literacy Month, the Republican Women of Worcester County (RWWC) presented a check for $300 to Showell Elementary School for the “Paper Back Book Library Project” established by the club. RWWC Literacy Chair Sharon Byerly, right, is pictured presenting the donation to Principal Diane Shorts.
Ocean Pines Players Youth Theater President Paulette DeRosa, right, is pictured receiving the annual donation of $300 from Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City President Carolyn Dryzga, left, in support of their programs. The youth theater is auditioning for its next performance of “Beauty & the Beast” next January.
The Salisbury Elks Lodge recently presented a check for $1,000 to MAC Inc., the Area Agency on Aging. The funds were proceeds from a dance held at the lodge to benefit the recent Soles for Seniors event, which raises money for MAC’s Senior Emergency Loan Program. Pictured, from left, are Margaret Franklin, who planned the dance; Paul Baker, president of … Continue reading
Delmarva Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines, Int’l., recently hosted guest night. Pictured are chorus members and guests who enjoyed an evening of song, fellowship and refreshments. Delmarva Chorus meets every Monday at 7 p.m. at the Ocean Pines Community Center.
Star Charities Founder/Director Anna Foultz and her group of volunteers held a fundraiser on Sept. 19 and raised nearly $3,000 to benefit wounded soldiers in Maryland. The event was hosted by Ed Colbert, owner of Deer Run Golf Course in Berlin, and included an evening of dinner by Monty of the Lazy River Saloon and entertainment by Johnny Cash impersonator David Stone. Pictured, front from left, … Continue reading
The Town of Ocean City congratulated Catrice Parsons, the town’s Procurement Manager, for obtaining the Certified Public Procurement Buyer (CPPB) credential and Pamela McMillan, Procurement/Supply Supervisor, for obtaining the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) credential through Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC). Submitted Photos