$2,000 Target Early Childhood Reading Grant Given To United Way

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United Way Community Impact Manager Pam Gregory and Salisbury Target employees display examples of the free, high-quality books that local children receive through United Way’s Imagination Library Program. The $2,000 Target Early Childhood Reading Grant will provide over 924 booksto be distributed this year among the homes of 77 children. Pictured, back from left, are Bill B., Salisbury Target Store Manager Cindy Elder, Monty Montasser, Justin G. and Michael Brittingham; and, front from left, are United Way Community Impact Manager Pam Gregory and Alan Brittingham. Submitted Photos

OC Development Corporation’s Public Art Committee Recognizes Owners Of Senor Cigars For Their Generous Donation

The Ocean City Development Corporation’s Public Art Committee recognizes Carolyn and Bruce Kennington, owners of Senor Cigars, for their generous donation to the OCDC’s latest Ocean City beautification project, “The OC Dolphins Sculpture,” which will welcome guests entering Ocean City via Route 90. To learn more, log onto ocdolphins.com.

OC Mayor Issues Proclamation That October Will Be Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan issued a proclamation at a meeting this month that the month of October would be Breast Cancer Awareness Month. He encourages all citizens, government agencies, private businesses and nonprofit organizations to join in activities to increase awareness and prevention of breast cancer in the town. Above, Meehan presented the proclamation, from left, are Chris Butler, … Continue reading

OC Elks Lodge Holds Annual 9/11 Service

The Ocean City Elks Lodge held its annual 9/11 service to honor a policeman, fireman and paramedic chosen by their peers. Pictured, from left, are Elks Association President David Wolcortt, Ocean City Fire Department Deputy Chief Chuck Barton, Firefighter of the Year Anthony Villani, Jr., Fire Chief Chris Larmore, Elks Club Exalted Ruler James Harbour, Police Officer of the Year … Continue reading

Community Foundation Of The Eastern Shore’s Mission Of Mercy Fund Receives $10,000 From DentaQuest

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s Mission of Mercy Fund received $10,000 from DentaQuest to support the operational needs of the Eastern Shore’s second Mission of Mercy (MOM) dental clinic scheduled to be held April 17-18, 2015 at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center in Salisbury. Pictured, from left, are Nakia Coleman, Provider Relation Representative, DentaQuest; Andrea Cameron-Belvin, Provider … Continue reading

Worcester County Developmental Center Holds Elections For 2014-2015 Service Year

The Friends of WCDC (Worcester County Developmental Center) recently held elections for the 2014-2015 service year. The group provides support and assistance to the WCDC and the clients who participate in the program. It has been in existence since August 2012 and sponsors several fun-filled events throughout the year in order to raise needed funds and build community awareness of … Continue reading

Ocean Pines Boat Club Organizes Luncheon Cruise From Suicide Bridge Restaurant

On Sept. 9, the Ocean Pines Boat Club organized a luncheon cruise from the Suicide Bridge Restaurant near Secretary. About 60 people enjoyed lunch while cruising on a paddle boat on the Choptank River. Matt Creamer added to the occasion with musical selections on his banjo. Pictured, from left, are event coordinator Doris Lloyd, Creamer and Commodore Frank Watkins.

Wicomico Executive’s Fitness Council Annouces Bob Carter As This Month’s Award Of Excellence Winner

The Wicomico Executive’s Fitness Council has announced that 86-year old retiree Bob Carter received this month’s Award of Excellence in recognition of his long-time commitment to nutrition and exercise. Besides being an avid cyclist, he enjoys weight training at the Richard A. Henson Family YMCA and manages two intense weight training work-outs per week. Pictured, from left, are Dan Davis, … Continue reading