Every year the Community Church of Ocean Pines participates in the Appalachian Service Project (ASP) by sending members of the congregation to Appalachia to help make repairs/improvements to homes in desperate need. The families cannot afford to make the repairs and need the support of others. Above, Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City President Dick Clagett presents a $500 check to Kiwanian Phil Lassiter, who is also a member of the Community Church, and acts as the liaison.
During their annual Pound Auction and Membership Social, the Atlantic General Hospital Junior Auxiliary Group (JAG) presented Atlantic General Hospital with a check for $10,000 to support the Atlantic General Hospital and Kennedy Krieger Institute Development, Learning and Autism Telemedicine Collaboration and the James G. & Nancy W. Barrett Nursing Scholarship Fund. Pictured, from left, are JAG member Jennifer Klepper; … Continue reading
The Ocean City Development Corporation’s Public Arts Committee is finalizing the details for a unique fund-raising event called “A Magical Evening”. This event featuring world champion magician Will Fern and sculptor David Turner will be held on March 22 at the Captain’s Table Restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott. Tickets at $70 per person and include two drink tickets and an … Continue reading
The attendees of the Suddenly Single workshop last weekend are pictured with presenter Dr. Jennifer Leggour, left, clinical director of the Worcester County Youth and Family Counseling Services. Leggour shared goal setting advice during the “Spring into Goal Setting — Make a Fresh Start” workshop held on March 8 at the Snow Hill Library.
Ben Ogle, a financial advisor at Edward Jones in Ocean Pines, has received the Ocean City Lions Club’s highest and most prestigious community service award, “The Pride.” Ogle made generous contributions of greens fees during the Lions annual golf tournament last October at the Ocean City Golf Club. Ogle is pictured with Lion Ben Dawson.
Representatives from Avery Hall recently presented United Way with their 2013 campaign contributions totaling $19,648, a 9.2% increase over their 2012 United Way Campaign. Pictured, from left, are Avery Hall President Joe Gast, Avery Hall Campaign Coordinator Jamie Berger, United Way Assistant Director Amy Luppens and United Way Board member and Avery Hall Vice President Kevin Hayes.
At the weekly meeting on Feb. 19 of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City, President Dick Clagett presented a $500 check to Susan Blaney, faculties/volunteer coordinator at Diakonia, Inc.
The Berlin Lions Club hosted the District 22B Governor and his cabinet last month. Lions District 22B is comprised of all the Lions clubs on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Pictured, from left, are 1st Vice District Governor Joe Schanno, Cabinet Treasurer Mark Benzin, Cabinet Secretary Jerry Hovatter and District Governor Doug Jones. At the meeting, Jones announced Lions District … Continue reading
Ocean City Deputy Fire Marshal Cliff Christello was recently recognized by the Ocean City Police Department with an award for Excellent Performance. Christello received the award with three fellow Ocean City Police Department officers, Pfc. Daniel Jacobs, Pfc. Ryan Flanagan and Ofc. Chris Wrench. The officers and Christello were awarded for subduing a dangerous suicidal subject who threatened to kill … Continue reading
NARFE Chapter 2274 had as its February meeting guest speakers Lou Taylor, assistant superintendent of administration for Worcester County Schools, and Reading Specialist Angela McCracken, who assisted Taylor with his presentation. The talk included “2013-2014 Basic Facts” about the Worcester School System and went into a discussion about the increased use of technology for teaching in the future along with some of the … Continue reading