Prior to a new term, beginning on Oct. 1st, for the Lt. Governor-Elect of The Capital District-Division 5, he or she will visit every one of the Kiwanis Clubs that comprise the division, of which there are eleven. Jack Hassman made his visit to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City earlier this month. He is pictured at the podium while President Carolyn Dryzga and Speakers and Programs Chair J. Graham Caldwell look on.
Hebron Savings Bank made a $5,000 contribution to Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County to support building costs for the organization’s new home project in the Church Street neighborhood. Currently under construction are homes, numbers 63 through 66, in this residential area. Pictured, from left, are Molly Hilligoss, executive director, Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County; BJ Summers, director, Development … Continue reading
A pot luck luncheon and meet and greet was held recently at the home of Jackie Choate for the ladies who live on Drawbridge Rd., Bay Colony, Ocean Pines.
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $2,000 Emergency Assistance Grant to the Spirit Kitchen Food Pantry at Stevenson United Methodist Church. The funds will be used to purchase vital food and pantry supplies to meet critical emergency needs for residents of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester Counties. Above, Heather Mahler, center, Program Director, Community Foundation is pictured … Continue reading
Kelly Brinkley, Volunteer Services Manager for the Worcester County Department of Human Resources, was the guest speaker on Aug. 19 at the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City meeting. She spoke about volunteerism, but especially the initiative of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan supporting “Day To Serve”. Pictured, from left, are Kiwanis Programs and Speakers Chair J. Graham Caldwell, Lt. Governor-Elect … Continue reading
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s Goslee Youth Initiative awarded a $5,800 grant to the Delmarva Discovery Center (DDC) to support the organization’s After School Program Partnership with Pocomoke Middle School. Pictured, from left, are Barbara Tull, founder, DDC; Heather Mahler, Program Director, Community Foundation; and Taylor Whitehair, Technical Writer, DDC
Getting the Showell Elementary Media Center ready for students is a big endeavor. Republican Women of Worcester County representatives joined Kate McCabe, Showell media specialist, and Rebecca Tudor, a Stephen Decatur student, with the advanced work last month. Pictured, back, are Gloria Moyer, Kate McCabe and Vera Beck; and, front, Eileen Waring, Rebecca Tudor, Hedy Cronin and Sharon Byerly.
Members of the Atlantic General Hospital Associates Campaign Committee presented a check last week for $16,026 to the hospital’s foundation. The Associates Campaign, which encourages associate giving through various events and an annual pledge drive, supports the AGH Foundation’s Annual Appeal. This check represents the total funds raised by AGH Associates during the 2014-15 Campaign. Pictured are Committee Co-Chairs Patrice … Continue reading
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $5,000 Community Needs Grant to the Pocomoke Indian Nation to support Native American cultural history marketing, outreach and education programs. Pictured, from left, are Chief Norris Howard, Sr.; Kirby Brown, naturalist; Cheryl Dougherty; Norris Howard, Jr., secretary; and Heather Mahler, program director, CFES.
Personnel from the Showell Fire Department came to River Run Golf Course along with several fire equipment trucks and an ambulance recently to allow community to look over the equipment and meet first responders.