The Taste of Finer Things benefit for Coastal Hospice at the Ocean was held at Harrison’s Harbor Watch on April 15. The event raised $20,000 toward the construction of the hospice residence and outreach center in Berlin. Committee members pictured include Chairman Stephanie Meehan, Pam Buckley, Karen Cramer, Cathy Donovan, Madalaine How, Marsha Howarth, Elaine Jacobs, Donna Leiner and Gayle Widdowson. Committee member Macky Stansell was not pictured.
Raymond M. Thompson, president of Taylor Bank, is pictured presenting $50,000 to Alane Capen, president of Coastal Hospice, as a pledge toward the campaign to build Coastal Hospice at the Ocean, a hospice residence and outreach center coming to Berlin.
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a grant to Fruitland Primary an education grant to support an Artist in Residence Program featuring award winning children’s author Priscilla Cummings. Second grade students learned about the significance of the Chesapeake Bay by reading Cumming’s books and then writing about them. Pictured, from left, are Erica Joseph, President, Community Foundation; … Continue reading
The Worcester County Commissioners presented last week a proclamation recognizing April as National Child Abuse Awareness Month to Program Manager Wendy Myers and other members of the Children’s Resource Intervention Center Kids Empowerment Team (CRICKET) Center of Berlin. Submitted Photos
The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer committee met on April 14 to continue planning for the Oct. 18, 2015 Walk/Run that will be held at the Ocean City Inlet parking lot. Those in attendance were Debbie Clements, Chris Butler, Dawn Hodge, Yesim Karaman, Bean Keagle, Susan Braniecki, Ryan Whittington, Dolores Botts, Susan Childs, Josette Castiglione and Pammie Sue Dutton. Not … Continue reading
The Art League of Ocean City recently presented its corporate partners with a framed print of last year’s Best in Show, “The Tree Farm” by artist Debra Howard. Pictured, from left, are Rina Thaler, executive director of the Ocean City Center for the Arts, Mary Eastman of the Cayman Suites, Debra Howard and Jamie Albright.
The Empty Bowl project at the Ocean City Center for the Arts raised more than $10,000 for programs at Diakonia and the Art League of Ocean City. Pictured, from left, are Debbi Anderson and Claudia Nagle, both of Diakonia; Rina Thaler of the Ocean City Center for the Arts; and Marian Bickerstaff of the Art League of Ocean City.
Perdue Farms’ associates present a $10,000 Arthur W. Perdue Foundation grant to representatives of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Project Clean Stream. Pictured, from left, are Jeff Smith, Perdue director of corporate environmental services; Kim Nechay, executive director of the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation; Steve Schwalb, Perdue vice president of environmental sustainability; Tyler Wingate, Perdue environmental manager; Joanna … Continue reading
Wayne Benson, president of the Bank of Ocean City, presented a $25,000 donation to Alane Capen, president of Coastal Hospice, toward the capital campaign to build Coastal Hospice at the Ocean, a new hospice residence and outreach center in Berlin.
With products purchased from specially marked United Way Pepsi Machines, a percentage of every dollar or $1.25 purchase is donated to United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. In less than a year, the initiative has raised over $1,910 with nearly 45 local companies participating. Pictured, from left, are David Goslee of Pepsi, Raye Ellen Taylor Thomas of the City … Continue reading