The M&T Charitable Foundation recently provided a $5,000 grant to support the 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. The grant will provide 2,000 books to over 165 children on the Lower Eastern Shore. Pictured, from left, are Gene Malone of M&T Bank with Pam Gregory of United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore.
Stephen Decatur High School recognized Mike Hampe, Catherine Whaley and Lorena Christian for their outstanding volunteerism and commitment to the school’s mentoring program during a triple header night of basketball on Jan. 6. They are pictured with School Counselor Marcea Redden, left, and Principal Tom Zimmer. Submitted Photos
The County Commissioners and health officials display a plaque announcing that the Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). Pictured, front from left, are QIS Director Jennifer LaMade, Administration Director Heather Barton, Health Officer Debbie Goeller, Prevention Director Marty Pusey and Commissioners Diana Purnell, Bud Church and Chip Bertino and Environmental … Continue reading
The Edward H. Nabb Research Center’s Dr. G. Ray Thompson gave an informative presentation on Native Americans on Lower Delmarva to members of the General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) at a recent meeting. Chapter Regent Barbara May announced that a book of Native American Folktales will be donated in his honor to a … Continue reading
PAC 14, the public access television channel for Wicomico County, has established a permanent endowment fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. This fund will provide ongoing support for the programs and services PAC 14 provides to our Community. Pictured, from left, are Tom Taylor, Governmental and Studio Production Coordinator, PAC 14; Suzanna Mallow, Board Member, PAC 14; … Continue reading
Anna Foultz, program director for the Ocean City Sons of Italy Lodge #2474, recently had Steven Hobeger, formerly with Wallops Island, as a guest speaker at the monthly meeting. Foultz and Hobeger are pictured with Sal Castorina, lodge president.
The Republican Women of Worcester County (RWWC) held its January luncheon meeting at the Lighthouse Sound Restaurant on Jan. 22. Over 60 people heard Commissioner Jim Bunting talk about the challenges and opportunities that face Worcester County. Bunting was later joined by Commissioner Chip Bertino, right, for a question-and-answer session. They are pictured above with RWWC 1st Vice president Charlotte … Continue reading
Nearly 350 people from across the shore and beyond recently rang in the 2014 Holiday Season at the 12th annual United Way Holiday Ball. The “Event of the Year” at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort raised a record-breaking $120,000 to benefit United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. Above, members of the event … Continue reading
During its Jan. 29 meeting, the Atlantic General Hospital Junior Auxiliary Group installed its officers for 2015. They were, from left, Bridget Desaulniers, membership chairman; Rebecca Taylor, president; Jill Ferrante, vice president; Patricia Llczuk-Lavanceau, social committee chair; Susan Curtis-Dypsky, treasurer; and Dawn Hodge, secretary.
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $5,000 Community Needs Grant to the Salisbury Substance Abuse Community Center, Inc. (SSACC) to provide support for the outreach and marketing to local Spanish speaking populations. Pictured, from left, are Beth Ohlsson, executive director, SSACC and Heather Towers, Program Officer, Community Foundation. Submitted Photos