Star Charities welcomed the 90 wounded soldiers who arrived for a vacation at the Princess Royale in Ocean City on June 7. Above, Star Charities’ founder Anna Foultz, fourth from right, is surrounded by her Star Charities volunteers who helped make it possible.
A grant by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore through the David Larmore Memorial Fund assisted sending campers to Camp Fairlee, which caters to accessible camping and recreation for those with disabilities. Pictured, from left, are Sheldon and Sara Larmore (fund representatives), BJ Summers (Community Foundation) and Ford Waggoner (Easter Seals). Submitted Photos
Stephen Decatur Middle School recently thanked BB&T for their generosity to students this year. Through their Lighthouse Project, the bank sponsored students by supplying them with healthy meals and personal items each week. Pictured, from left, are Cherie Townsend, school counselor; Mark Shipley, vice principal; Stephanie Cress, school counselor; and BB&T representatives Joe Dembowski and… Read more »
Several elected officials were on hand last Thursday evening at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club to mark the 40th anniversary celebration of the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce. The officials presented proclamations of congratulations to the organization. Pictured, from left, are Ocean Pines Chamber President Amy Unger, Chamber Executive Director Ginger Fleming, Senator Jim Mathias,… Read more »
The Republican Women of Worcester County’s literacy volunteers recently visited Showell Elementary School. In three hours, these Republican Women volunteers inventoried over 30 percent of the collection, which is equal to more than 3,200 books. Volunteers plan to return and help complete the inventory. Pictured, from left, are Joanne Breedlove, Vera Beck, Sharon Byerly, Sandy… Read more »
Ocean Pines resident David “Dave” Lloyd received the prestigious Kiwanis International Award known as the “Legion of Honor” for his 25 years of service. All have been with the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City. Special Advisor Ralph Chinn made the presentation along with President Mark Joseph.
The M&T Charitable Foundation recently provided a $5,000 grant in support of United Way’s Imagination Library Program. The grant will provide 2,300 books to over 190 children on the Lower Eastern Shore. Pictured, from left, are Gene Malone of M&T Bank with Pam Gregory of United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore.
SoDel Cares, the philanthropic arm of SoDel Concepts, a hospitality group with nine area restaurants, recently donated $1,000 to Children & Families First. Pictured, from left, are Elizabeth Dougherty, chief development officer for Children & Families First; Laura Rimmer, development and grant coordinator for Kent and Sussex counties for Children & Families First; Lindsey Barry,… Read more »