The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City donated $500 to five local schools to supplement the schools’ budget. Check presentations were made recently by Immediate Past-President Carolyn Dryzga. Above, Dryzga is pictured with Buckingham Elementary Principal Karen T. Marx. The other schools were Berlin Intermediate, Ocean City Elementary, Stephen Decatur Middle and Showell Elementary.
Stephen Decatur High School math teacher Brenda Hommel was pleasantly surprised last week when her class was briefly interrupted by representatives from WMDT who honored her as this month’s Teacher Who Makes a Difference. Hommel was nominated by her Salisbury University intern Sylviya Gallo and was featured on WMDT that evening. A former Worcester County Teacher of the Year, Hommel has … Continue reading
At its annual Thanks for Giving Donor Reception held at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation presented a check for its 2015 fiscal year contribution in the amount of $1,353,587.41 to the hospital. The event recognized 2,171 donors who contributed 4,083 gifts toward the total contribution. Above, from left, are AGH President/CEO Michael Franklin, AGH Foundation Board members … Continue reading
The General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently welcomed three of its four newest members during a luncheon meeting at the Atlantic Hotel. Regent Barbara May and Chaplain Ann Fowler administered the oath of membership to Janet Simpson, Carole Kreuger and Gail Weldin. Amy Oneal-Self was unable to attend and will take her oath … Continue reading
The 2016 Ocean Pines Boat Club Board Members were recently installed. Pictured, front row from left, Commodore Doris Lloyd and Director Nancy Engelke; second row, Steve Stein, Director; Janet O’Brien, Secretary; Pat Marchesiello, Rear Commodore; and third row, Dave Lloyd, Editor-in-Chief; Fred Heinlen, Treasurer; Walt Lischak, Fleet Captain; Rich Marchesiello, Vice Commodore; Tom Southwell, Director; and Stuart Glassman, Director; Not … Continue reading
SoDel Concepts, a Rehoboth Beach, Del.-based hospitality company with eight coastal restaurants, recently gave 16, $500 grants to summer employees who are also teachers. “We know that many public school teachers spend their own money on classroom supplies and programs,” said Scott Kammerer, president and CEO of SoDel Concepts. “We want to give the teachers who work for us extra … Continue reading
Kiwanis served assorted egg and meat croissants in the morning and pulled pork barbecue sandwiches and hot dogs in the afternoon at the Ocean Pines Pine’eers Craft Club Holiday Craft Fair at the Community Center on Nov. 6. Pictured, from left, are Dan Peletier, Carolyn Dryzga, J. Graham Caldwell, Stella Hartington, Dawg Team Chair Barbara Peletier, Pat Winkelmayer and Ralph Chinn.
In observance of Veterans Day, the General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently presented a United States flag to the Northern Worcester County Senior Center. Flag committee chairman Carol Morrison acknowledged the veterans in attendance and United States Coast Guard veteran Edgar C. Calloway, Sr. accepted the flag on behalf of the center. Pictured, … Continue reading
The Bank of Delmarva President/CEO Edward M. Thomas announced the recent $500 donation to Women Supporting Women. The Bank of Delmarva’s employees contribute money to a Casual Day Fund in order to dress casually on Fridays throughout the year. Pictured, from left, are Head Teller Kristin Williams, Branch Manager Nancy Shrieves and Emily Rantz, Director of Community Relations with Women Supporting … Continue reading
The Democratic Women’s Club of Worcester County held a chili cook-off Saturday night, Nov 14 at the Ocean Pines Community Center with Kay Hickman take home top honors. Pictured, from left, are Em Hensch, Tom Wilson, Kathy Emmert, Diana Gross, Senator Jim Mathias, Women’s Club President Judy Butler, Irene Daly, Vicky Wallace, Jean Fry, Karen Bray, June Bray and Harriet … Continue reading