NARFE Chapter 2274 had as its January meeting guest speaker Ocean Pines Chief of Police David Massey, who gave a presentation on how to protect yourself and property against crime and scammers. He is pictured with programs chairperson Anna Foultz and NARFE Chapter 2274 President Arlene Page.
Star Charities President Anna Foultz and her volunteers presented a check for $4,500 to Home of the Brave founder Tina Pearson on Jan. 25 at the Home of the Brave in Berlin. The money was raised through a Beef and Beer fundraiser Jan. 11 at the Ocean Pines Community Center. Pictured, are Peggy Rumberg, Pearson, Foultz, Sandy McAbee, Barbara Mazzei, Paul … Continue reading
Atlantic General Hospital’s Auxiliary elected a new slate of officers during its annual membership meeting in December. Pictured, from left, are Marlene Cochran, president elect of the Maryland Association of Hospital Auxiliaries (MAHA); Jane Wolnik, AGH Auxiliary president; Michael Gough, vice president; Ann Hamilton, treasurer; Barbara Loffler, recording secretary; Mary Ellen Arena, corresponding secretary; Sue Harting, past president; and Sharon … Continue reading
The Delmarva Handdance Club donated $1,000 to Diakonia for Christmas. The club’s mission is to raise money to give to local charities helping the needy. The club meets every Wednesday for fellowship and dancing at 5.30 p.m. with one hour of free dance lessons and dancing until 9 p.m. at Peaky’s. Above, Diakonia’s Susan Blaney is pictured with President Barbara Chaffinch, … Continue reading
The Junior Auxiliary Board at Peninsula Regional Medical Center is marking its 90th year of service. The volunteer group celebrated on Jan. 15 by handing out more 750 pieces of cake and plans to continue its mission to support PRMC throughout this milestone year. The group operates the Junior Board Shop and the Junior Board Café, which serve delicious food … Continue reading
At a retirement celebration for former Ocean City firefighter/paramedic John Holloway, guests were asked in lieu of gifts to bring pet food to benefit Kenille’s Kupboard. More than 100 guests donated more than 500 pounds of dog and cat food to the new pantry. Above, namesake Kenille Davies is pictured with her son, John Holloway, at the event.
Norm Cathell from the Ocean City Lions Club presents a check for $500 to Suzanne Murray, account executive for the Blood Bank of Delmarva, to help with this week’s Beach Blanket Blood Drive, which was held at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center.
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore awarded Cedar Chapel Special School a $4,500 education grant to support the school’s visual learning program called Vizzle that assists students with language delay. Pictured, from left, are Heather Towers, Program Officer, Community Foundation; Bess Cropper, Curriculum Resource Teacher, Cedar Chapel Special School; and Belinda Gulyas, Principal, Cedar Chapel Special School. The Community … Continue reading
The United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently recognized Safran Labinal for its support during the annual United Way campaign. Employee and corporate contributions totaled $49,246. Safran Labinal has partnered with United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore with annual campaigns for over 10 years. Since 2004, employee and corporate donations from Safran Labinal and (formerly Harvard Custom Manufacturing) … Continue reading
Emma Fralley, member of Quilters by the Sea in Ocean Pines, presents a quilt she made to her grandson, Matthew, 16, who has been to 33 shows in the last few years and wants to be an actor. She took 18 Handbills and pictures and applied them to material and produced the quilt.