Drs. Alan and Natalie Hopson of Salisbury recently donated $25,000 to Coastal Hospice at the Lake. A room will now be named in memory of their parents, Wayne and Lela Hopson, to commemorate the gift. Both Wayne and Lela Hopson were admitted for care at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in 2012 within a month of each other. Pictured, from left, are Tamara Fitchett, team leader at Coastal Hospice at the Lake; Natalie and Alan Hopson; Alane Capen, Coastal Hospice president; and Glenna Heckathorn, Coastal Hospice chairman of the board.
In the year ahead, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore will provide support of critical health and job training services for hundreds of local seniors through a partnership with MAC, Inc., the area agency on aging. United Way Community Impact Funding in the amount of $186,500 has been designated for the Meals on Wheels, Senior Aides Job Training and … Continue reading
First Shore Federal Savings & Loan Association has made a $1,500 contribution to the Fruitland Community Center’s Summer Program to support vital supplies and resources for the children’s summer program curriculum. Pictured, from left, are BJ Summers, Director, Development and Philanthropic Services, Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore; Alexis Deshield, Volunteer, Fruitland Community Center; Paula Brown, Branch Manager, First Shore … Continue reading
Pocomoke High School Class of ‘64 has created a legacy at the Community Foundation by establishing the Pocomoke High School Class of ’64 Scholarship. Pocomoke High School established the fund to benefit Pocomoke High School students. The first scholarship was awarded in 1995 and since then over $25,000 has been awarded in scholarships to 24 students. Pictured, front from left, … Continue reading
Chris Eccleston of Delmarva Veteran Builders receives a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Congressman Andy Harris at a recent Town Hall meeting in Salisbury. Eccleston was recognized for his dedicated service and efforts to employ and subcontract local veterans through his business.
Salisbury’s first Red, White & Brew Festival took in more than $5,000 to fund Coastal Kids Supportive Care, the pediatrics program of Coastal Hospice. Brew River in Salisbury hosted the cookout on Saturday, July 19. Pictured, from left, are Maureen McNeill, development director for Coastal Hospice; Maggie Hayden, volunteer; Donna Richardson, development assistant for Coastal Hospice; Wes Hanna, owner of … Continue reading
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City recently donated $300 to the Children’s Theater, a part of the Ocean Pines Players. Above, Children’s Theater Director Paulette DeRosa Matrone and Kiwanis Club President Dick Clagett are pictured.
The Maryland Grain Producers Association recently awarded its prestigious Dr. James R. Miller award to Roger Richardson of Worcester County at the 2014 Maryland Commodity Classic. Kevin Anderson, association president, is pictured with Richardson, right.
In July, members and friends of Community Church at Ocean Pines filled over 210 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. These boxes will be delivered during the Christmas season by the Franklin Graham Foundation-Samaritan’s Purse. The church’s boxes contain hygiene supplies, toys and school supplies. Many also contained small items of clothing. They will be sent to over 120 countries … Continue reading
Elaine Bean, Pat Graves, featured artist Kevin Fitzgerald and Art League of Ocean City Board President Marian Bickerstaff stand before one of Fitzgerald’s landscapes in the Thaler Gallery at the August reception at the OC Center for the Arts. Bean worked with Fitzgerald on the exhibition catalog showcasing his works.