The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $2,200 Community Needs Grant to the Delmarva Discovery Center to support culturally diverse family events at the Museum, including a Waterman’s Festival held in December. Pictured above are Heather Towers, Program Officer, Community Foundation with Stacey Weisner, Executive Director, Delmarva Discovery Center, and the Ship’s Company Chanteymen’s Singers. The Delmarva Discovery Center is a living museum located on the Pocomoke River in Downtown Pocomoke City. Submitted Photos
American Legion Riders Post #166 Co-Director Ed Hansen presents one of three checks to Worcester County Sheriff’s K-9 officers for ballistic vests for their K-9 partners. The Sons of American Legion Post #166 and the Ladies Auxiliary of Legion Post #166 in Ocean City also matched donations for all 3 K-9s.
Ravens Roost #44 presents its members of the year award at its holiday party on Dec. 13. Donna and Tony Chaplinski, pictured, were honored with the award and are shown with President Tom Maly, center.
Ocean Pines Line Dancers are pictured prior to their performance on Fri., Dec. 19. The Line Dancers meet in the gym at the Ocean Pines Department of Recreation every Monday and Wednesday morning from 9:30-10:30 am. The fee to join is just $10. If interested, contact Lynn Gibbons at email@example.com.
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City held its Holiday Party at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club on Wednesday, Dec. 17. An ugly sweater and ugly tie contest was held. Pictured, from left, are Kiwanian Jennie Rice, who is expecting in April and had a tree with baby shoes on her sweater; Club President Carolyn Dryzga, who presented the … Continue reading
The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) collected over 150 toys for distribution to children of all ages throughout the Lower Eastern Shore during its 2014 Toys For Tots office drive. A majority of those toys were donated by Dan Varda of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, an affiliate member of CAR. Varda’s family owns International Play Things, a toy company based … Continue reading
Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City members Dan Peletier, Barb Peletier and Ralph Chinn take a moment from the annual Breakfast with Santa event this month to pose for a photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
The Kiwainis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City featured Dazzle owner Joyce Landsman, center, as its guest speaker earlier this month. She is pictured with Programs and Speakers Chair J. Graham Caldwell and President Carolyn Dryzga.
Members of the 2015 Board of Directors of Ocean City AARP 1917 were installed at the December meeting. Pictured, front from left, are Sandy Kvech, Norma Bull, Vice President Sue Harting, Secretary Debi McCluskey, Alcea Sprung and Jeff McArthur; and, back, Treasurer Bill Shoop, John Bloecher, John Lucas, President Chris Norris, Bob McCluskey and Frank Hoover.
On Wednesday, Dec. 10, members of Quilters By The Sea traveled to Diakonia to donate 11 quilts to the young children living there. Pictured, from left, are Diakonia Executive Director Claudia Nagle, quilters Norma Kessler, Marty Heeg and Shirley Schaefer, Diakonia Volunteer Coordinator Susan Blaney and quilter Martha Wheeler.