Friends and neighbors of Norman Conway recently presented a check for over $46,000 to the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) for the Norman H. Conway Scholarship Fund. Students from Wicomico High and James M. Bennett High will be eligible for this scholarship and must be attending one of the three local institutions of higher learning – University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Salisbury University or Wor-Wic Community College. Pictured, standing from left, are Vernon Rivers, President, Delmarva Education Foundation; Erica Joseph, President, Community Foundation; Norman Conway, former Maryland Delegate; and Marty Neat, President, First Shore Federal Savings & Loan Association; and, seated from left, Bonnie Walston, Director of Special Education Birth to Twenty-One; and Wicomico County Board of Education and BJ Summers, Director, Development and Philanthropic Services, Community Foundation. Submitted Photos
Lisa Brown, Sue Vickers and Genevieve Bauer, the administrative assistants at Ocean City Elementary School, were honored on Administrative Professionals’ Day with flowers, cards, signs and many other special treats from OCES faculty, staff and students.
Healing Hands Chiropractic recently held “Patient Appreciation Days” and Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services (WYFCS) was chosen as the beneficiary. Each year Healing Hands Chiropractic holds this event where chiropractic services are provided for free and customers are asked to provide donations to the selected local charity. Healing Hands was able to raise $2,400 for WYFCS. Above, Healing Hands … Continue reading
Members of the Ocean City/Berlin Leo Club at Stephen Decatur High School recently attended the 2015 Lions District 22-B, Leader Dogs for the Blind dinner in Willards. The Leos presented a check for $500 to the program that has made a positive difference in the lives of thousands of blind individuals. Pictured, from left, are SDHS advisor Nikki Zervakos, Leo … Continue reading
Ocean City Elks #2645 recently presented $2,500 to Donna Greenwood, chair of Play It Safe, the annual program that offers alcohol- and drug-free events in June for high school graduates.
The Taste of Finer Things benefit for Coastal Hospice at the Ocean was held at Harrison’s Harbor Watch on April 15. The event raised $20,000 toward the construction of the hospice residence and outreach center in Berlin. Committee members pictured include Chairman Stephanie Meehan, Pam Buckley, Karen Cramer, Cathy Donovan, Madalaine How, Marsha Howarth, Elaine Jacobs, Donna Leiner and Gayle … Continue reading
Raymond M. Thompson, president of Taylor Bank, is pictured presenting $50,000 to Alane Capen, president of Coastal Hospice, as a pledge toward the campaign to build Coastal Hospice at the Ocean, a hospice residence and outreach center coming to Berlin.
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a grant to Fruitland Primary an education grant to support an Artist in Residence Program featuring award winning children’s author Priscilla Cummings. Second grade students learned about the significance of the Chesapeake Bay by reading Cumming’s books and then writing about them. Pictured, from left, are Erica Joseph, President, Community Foundation; … Continue reading
The Worcester County Commissioners presented last week a proclamation recognizing April as National Child Abuse Awareness Month to Program Manager Wendy Myers and other members of the Children’s Resource Intervention Center Kids Empowerment Team (CRICKET) Center of Berlin. Submitted Photos
The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer committee met on April 14 to continue planning for the Oct. 18, 2015 Walk/Run that will be held at the Ocean City Inlet parking lot. Those in attendance were Debbie Clements, Chris Butler, Dawn Hodge, Yesim Karaman, Bean Keagle, Susan Braniecki, Ryan Whittington, Dolores Botts, Susan Childs, Josette Castiglione and Pammie Sue Dutton. Not … Continue reading