United Way Executive Board members Pete Bugas of Interstate Container, Jim Hartstein of The Insurance Market, Cathie Thomas of the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce and United Way Executive Director, Kathleen Mommé proudly display the $62,680.00 contribution to United Way. The contribution was a result of current and past board member and staff member pledges to kick-off the 2014-2015 United Way Campaign.
Delegate Norman Conway and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Joe Gill recently stopped by Rackliffe House for a visit and tour with the Rackliffe House Trust. The Trust and Maryland DNR have partnered to restore Rackliffe and now operate the House as a museum. Pictured, from left, are Trust President Joan Jenkins, Gill, Trust Secretary/Treasurer Carolyn Cummins and Conway.
The campers at Twisters Gymnastics Summer Camp had their first Color Wars on Aug. 15, creating their own color powder dye like that used in the popular Run or Dye races throughout the week to use.
The “Kiwanis Dawg Team” finished the season Saturday, Aug 23 with a feast of hot dogs, sausage and peppers, danish and cookies at the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce Classic Car Show held in Ocean Pines. Pictured, back from left, are Mark Page and Lee Brooke; and, front, Dan Peletier, Tom Southwell, Barb Peletier, Stella Hartington, Mary and Joe Logisz and … Continue reading
A farewell dinner was held on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at the Lighthouse Sound restaurant for Carolyn and Jim Coyne, long-time Ocean Pines residents who will be moving back to the Washington, DC area.
UPS recently presented a check of $1,152 to United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore as a result of employee-led fundraisers. Pictured, from left, are UPS Campaign Coordinator Debbie Donaway, UPS employees Seth Ashcraft, Roland Jones, Hursel Milbourne, Jr., and Eric Harmon and United Way’s Kacey Decker.
The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) recently celebrated achieving the distribution of $4.8 million in grants to the community for fiscal 2014. During the past 12 months, the foundation distributed 1,281 grants to nonprofit and faith-based organizations to help improve the quality of life for citizens in our region. Pictured, front from left, … Continue reading
Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Fredericksen and the Wicomico County Board of Education finalized leadership teams for two schools Tuesday, Aug. 12. The board approved the appointment of Kimberly Pinhey, assistant principal at James M. Bennett High, as a secondary principal. She will serve as principal of Parkside High School, replacing now Director of Secondary Education Micah Stauffer. At the … Continue reading
Ocean City Elementary School (OCES) received a commendation from the Worcester County Commission and a citation from Maryland State Senator Jim Mathias during a recent Worcester County Board of Education meeting. Pictured, from left, are Dawn Denton, AGH Healthy Happenings community education manager; Michael Franklin, CEO of Atlantic General Hospital; Cynthia Webster, OCES second grade teacher; Lauren Mumford, OCES second … Continue reading
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City hosted Dawn Denton, community education director at Atlantic General Hospital, and Tracy Hunter, health literacy nurse liaison for AGH, as the guest speakers at the weekly meeting on Aug. 13. Their subject was AGH’s new “Health Literacy Program”.