The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $5,000 Community Needs Grant to the I.P.P.S. (Involved Parents Productive Students) Mentoring Program to support a mentoring project at both Wicomico County Detention Center and Poplar Hill Pre-Release Center. Pictured, from left, are Ron Pagano, Vice President, I.P.P.S. Mentoring Program, Inc.; Robert Williams, President, I.P.P.S. Mentoring Program, Inc.; BJ Summers, Director, Development and Philanthropic Services, CFES; Captain Kevin King, Poplar Hill Pre-Release Unit; and Michael King, Director, Poplar Hill Pre-Release Unit.
The Community Foundation’s Red, White & BOOM Fund received $5,000 from Pohanka of Salisbury. The contribution supports this year’s Fourth of July Red, White & BOOM celebration to be held July 4 at the old Salisbury Mall and County Stadium. Pictured, from left, are Mike Dunn, Chair, Red White & BOOM; Sandy Fitzgerald-Angello, Vice-President/Dealer Operator of the Pohanka Automotive Group … Continue reading
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore awarded a $4,200 Community Needs Grant to the Wicomico County Recreation, Parks and Tourism to support the Westside Aquaculture Center, Laboratory and Education Program at Cedar Hill Park and Marina located in Bivalve, Md. Calvin Krauss, Program Director, Wicomico County Recreation and Parks Department, is pictured with Erica Joseph, President, Community Foundation.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held last weekend for the demonstration pollinator garden at Adkins Mill Nature Park in Powellville. Sponsors for the project include Lower Shore Land trust, Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Chesapeake Bay Trust, Lower Eastern Shore Beekeepers Association, Arthur W. Perdue Foundation and Wicomico County Parks and Recreation. Pictured, from left, are George Heath, James … Continue reading
Horizons at The Salisbury School partnered with Market Street Inn Restaurant and Pub to host a charity guest bartending event earlier this month. Chris Perdue and Chris Oliviero of Perdue Farms, Inc. joined Horizons at The Salisbury School’s Dr. Harlan Eagle and Tom Harris as guest bartenders at Market Street Inn, collecting tips to raise money for the nonprofit program. … Continue reading
Two members of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City were honored at the June 3 meeting when they received “Legion of Honor” awards in recognition of their longtime service to children and their communities as Kiwanians. Pictured, from left, are Ed Aurand, who has been a member of two different Kiwanis Clubs, namely, the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville, Pa. … Continue reading
The Ocean City dolphin sculpture and plaza at the southwest corner of Coastal Highway and Route 90 took another major step towards completion with a generous $10,000 donation from the Brenner family that was made in memory of Sue Brenner Haslam. This is the third and last dolphin to be selected for the Diamond Level of this fundraising campaign. Other … Continue reading
The proceeds from a 50/50 raffle held during the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) May Business Card Exchange were donated recently to Kenille’s Kupboard Pet Pantry & Rescue, a non-profit organization based in Worcester County that provides pet food, supplies, and resources to families struggling to keep their pets at home and out of shelters. Pictured, from left, are Pam … Continue reading
The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) recently raised $840 for two local chapters of Habitat for Humanity via a Paint Nite Fundraiser. The funds raised through the event will be split between the Wicomico and Worcester County chapters of Habitat for Humanity. Pictured, from left, are Wicomico County Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Molly Hilligoss, 2015 CAR President Vicki Harmon, … Continue reading
This year Ocean City Elks Lodge #2645 presented scholarships to six high school graduates from Stephen Decatur and Worcester Prep. This was the 31st Annual Dennis Carroll Scholarship Awards Program sponsored by OC Elks. Pictured, from left, are Dave Poore, assistant chairman; Grace Riley, Worcester Prep; Brianna Lueders, Stephen Decatur; Matthew Scott, Stephen Decatur; Matthew Krall, Stephen Decatur; Pat Flynn, … Continue reading