Ocean City/Berlin Rotary Club President Kenneth Bates welcomed Jami Truitt of the Department of Social Services Worcester County as a recent featured speaker. Meetings are held Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the Captain’s Table Restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott on 15th Street.
The Brick Room, a downtown Salisbury tavern, recently announced the handful of guest bartending nights it has hosted has helped raise $8,000 for local non-profit organizations. Donations were recently made to March of Dimes, $1,000; Race For Hope, $1,500; Village of Hope, $1,500; Refuge For Freedom, $500; Women Supporting Women, $1,000; Brooke Mulford Foundation, $500; and John Brune Law Enforcement … Continue reading
Commissioner Chip Bertino presented a commendation to Branch Director Nancy Bagwell in recognition of the outstanding healthcare services Peninsula Home Care has provided to Worcester County and all of the Eastern Shore for the past 30 years.
Cub Scout troop 480 built eastern bluebird nesting boxes and then, with the help of staff from Billy Casper Golf in Ocean Pines, hung them up throughout the golf course. Ocean Pines Association officials said the project was beneficial for all parties involved, as it helped accommodate eastern bluebirds, provided an educational activity for the scouts and helped the golf … Continue reading
The Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms, has announced a $5,000 grant to continue its support for the Eastern Shore Mission of Mercy (MOM). The money will help fund the operational needs of the second Mission of Mercy dental clinic to be held April 17-18 at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center in Salisbury. Pictured, … Continue reading
PNC Bank recently provided a $10,000 grant to support United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore’s Imagination Library Program, which delivers free books each month to the homes of local children ages birth to five to encourage reading and ensure success in kindergarten and beyond. Above, Jennifer Joseph, PNC Bank Market Executive, reads a book from the Imagination Library collection … Continue reading
Trinity Sterile, Inc., a local healthcare supply company, established a $10,000 memorial endowment fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) in memory of Michael Viner, a member of the company’s original management team. Pictured is Trinity Sterile Chief Operating Officer Stephen Burris with CFES President Erica Joseph.
Edward (Sykes) Cropper recently was recognized with an award for 60 Years of Service to the American Legion in Ocean City.
The Retired Nurses of Ocean Pines recently presented a check for $1,000 to Toni Keiser, Vice President of Public Relations and Marketing of Atlantic General Hospital, benefiting the James G. and Nancy W. Barrett Nursing Scholarship Program. Pictured, from left, are Joyce Brittan, treasurer; Jean Beatty, secretary; Keiser; and Ellen Yannuzzi, president.
Rina Thaler, executive director of the Ocean City Center for the Arts, presented a check for $783 to Bob Baker, vice-president of the Worcester County Humane Society. The funds were raised during February’s creative fundraising events at the arts center, including the Animals in Art exhibit, Pet Portraits and Sip and Ceramics.