The St. Philip’s Episcopal Church Vestry recently established the Quantico Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. This permanent endowment will support the care and maintenance of the Quantico Cemetery which is adjacent to the Church’s property. Pictured, from left, are Phil Tilghman, Senior Warden, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church Vestry; Ginny Zirkel, Junior Warden; Erica Joseph, Vice President Community Investment, Community Foundation; and Father Nathaniel Pierce, Worship Leader
The General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently welcomed its newest member during a luncheon at the Worcester County Developmental Center. Regent Barbara Greene May and Chaplain Ann Frey Fowler administered the oath of membership to Martha (Marty) Ray Waters Pusey, whose grandmother and great-grandmother were members of one of Maryland’s oldest chapters, Janet … Continue reading
United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently contributed $95,500 to The Salvation Army in support of vital youth programs and social services benefitting over 10,000 Lower Shore residents in Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset counties. The contribution has been directed specifically for The Salisbury Youth Club, The Crisfield Youth Club, The Education/Latchkey Program, The Richard Hazel Youth Center and The … Continue reading
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City was awarded by the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce as the “Non-Profit of the Year,” which was sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore on Oct. 9. The award was presented to Kiwanis Club President Carolyn Dryzga by Doug Wilson, Executive Director of the Community Foundation. In addition, the Kiwanis … Continue reading
Twisters Gymnastics had three members of its boys team make the Future Stars Regional Team this month at the Future Stars Testing Event in Harleysville, Pa. Christian Workman made the 9-year-old regional team, Gavin Solito make the 8-year-old regional team and Finley Stearn made the 10-yearr-old regional team. Stearn has also been invited to train at the Olympic Training Center … Continue reading
Neil Beahan, principal of the Southern Delaware School of the Arts in Selbyville, Del., is shown accepting his Delaware State Middle Level Principal of the Year Award from NASSP Director JoAnne Bartoletti and President G.A. Buie at the Principal of the Year Institute in Washington Sept. 9. Beahan is a 33-year veteran educator for the Indian River School District and … Continue reading
A Winter Wonderland Artisan and Craft Fair is being held on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., in the Ocean Pines Community Center. The event is sponsored by the Pine’eer Craft Club. The show will feature handmade crafts, a legendary Pine’eer Craft Club bake sale and a luncheon provided by the Kiwanis. There is free admission and parking. Above … Continue reading
The County Commissioners presented representatives from the University of Maryland Extension of Worcester County with a commendation celebrating the organization’s 100th anniversary this month. It provides nutrient management plans, pesticide applicators training and licenses, educates beginning farmers, equine and poultry growers and hosts a range of 4-H projects.
Stephen Decatur High School Assistant Principal Ryan Cowder and SDHS Athletic Boosters President Kim Holloway present the “Decatur 5K” trophy and check to freshmen class winners Jack Reimer, Trent Chetelat, and Piper Connors. The 2nd Annual Decatur 5K had 91 runners participate on Sept. 27. Submitted Photos
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore contributed $700 from its Small Grants Program to the Lower Shore Parkinson’s Support Group. The funds were used to purchase therapeutic table tennis equipment for the newly created Lower Shore Table Tennis Club. Pictured are Arthur Cooley, Chairman of the Lower Parkinson’s Support Group, and Andy Kim, Board Member, Community Foundation.