Community Foundation Of The Eastern Shore Awarded $2,000 From Help Your Neighbor Fund

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The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore awarded $2,000 from the Help Your Neighbor Fund to Help and Outreach Point of Entry (H.O.P.E.) for the Community Emergency Shelter Project (CESP).  The funds will assist in providing food and supplies necessary to sustain a safe and warm place for the church shelter guests. The CESP is a cold weather shelter program for homeless men living on the Lower Eastern Shore.  Pictured, from left, are Brenda Jorden, Coordinator, CESP; Donna Clark, Coordinator, CESP; and Erica Joseph, President, Community Foundation. Submitted Photos

Ocean City Development Corporation Selected As 2015 Award Recipient For Its Façade Improvement Program

The Ocean City Development Corporation was selected as a 2015 award recipient for its Façade Improvement Program through the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission. As of February 2015, a total of 165 buildings have been renovated using the OCDC Façade Improvement Program in downtown Ocean City south of 17th Street.  There are currently eight additional façade projects underway. Pictured receiving the … Continue reading

Perdue Associates Present $280,309 Check To Representatives Of The United Way

Perdue associates presented a check for $280,309 to representatives of the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. Pictured, from left, are Chairman Jim Perdue; Perdue campaign co-chairs Amy Wingate and Jennifer Cannon; associate Gus Lebois, a United Way Board member; Connie Strott, United Way Board member and Wicomico County Chair; Cathie Thomas, vice president of the United Way Executive … Continue reading

Star Charities Presents Check For $4,500 To Wounded Soldiers

Star Charities founder Anna Foultz and her volunteers presented a check for $4,500 on Feb. 19 to Maj. General Jim Adkins (retired), Maryland National Guard, to benefit Wounded Soldiers in Maryland. Accepting the check with Adkins was Col. Charles Kohler, also of the Maryland National Guard. The money was raised through Star Charities’ annual Beef and Beer event last month. Pictured, from left, are … Continue reading

Relay For Life Chairwomen Hodge And Elliott Honored By American Cancer Society With 2014 Nationwide Top 10 Award

Relay For Life of North Worcester Chairwomen Dawn Hodge and Jill Elliott are honored by American Cancer Society Community Manager Debbie White for the 2014 nationwide top 10 per capita award, at the Relay For Life Kickoff at Community Church of Ocean Pines on Jan. 27.  This year’s Relay For Life will be held Friday, May 8 at Frontier Town.

New Lower Shore CASA Volunteers Sworn In

A new crop of Lower Shore CASA volunteers was recently appointed through Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services. The volunteers completed a 35-hour training and then were sworn in at the Worcester County Circuit Court to advocate for abused and neglected children in Worcester County. Pictured, from left, are Master Peggy Kent, volunteer coordinator Maria Cusimano, CASA Director Brigitte Southworth, Judge … Continue reading

Alvarado Family Contributes $7,000 To United Way’s Imagination Library Program

The healing touch and compassion of Dr. José F. Alvarado, who died in 2009, continues to touch the lives of thousands of local children with the family’s recent $7,000 contribution to the local United Way’s Imagination Library program. Thanks to the generous support of the Alvarado Family, over 3,200 more books will be delivered to Lower Eastern Shore children. Pictured, … Continue reading