Brittany Hines, Resource Coordinator for the Worcester County Health Department’s (WCHD) Local Management Board, was presented with the WBOC 2014 Jefferson Award this month in recognition of her community outreach and volunteerism both locally and abroad. Hines has been involved with a variety of health and wellness improvement efforts in Worcester County and also has a strong history of volunteer work. Pictured, from left, are Jennifer LaMade, Director of Local Management Board; Lacee Griffith, WBOC; Hines; Lynn Hines, the recipient’s mother.
The Ocean City-Berlin Opti-Ms Club held its annual Christmas party at the Kupec’s home in Bishopville on Dec. 10. The club supports Worcester County children’s programs and all monies raised by our fundraisers are donated to needy children in our area. The club also sponsors two families at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The proceeds from a 50/50 raffle held during the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) annual holiday party at Seacrets were donated this week to the Wounded Warrior Project. In total, CAR made a $500 donation to this worthy cause. Pictured, from left, are Chris Short and Mike Ciorrocco of Universal Mortgage & Finance, John Rego of WWP, CAR Events Committee … Continue reading
The Carol Steffy Spirit of Esther Fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) contributed $500 to the Bay Area Center for Independent Living, formerly known as the Holly Community. The donation will allow the organization to provide “Esther’s Wings,” a name depicting fun activities and personal items for residents of local nursing homes. Pictured, from left, are … Continue reading
At its annual membership meeting on Dec. 2, the Atlantic General Hospital Auxiliary celebrated the installation of its new officers. Pictured, from left, are Michael Gough, president; Janice Slaysman, vice president; Ann Hamilton, treasurer; Barbara Loffler, recording secretary; and Mary Ellen Arena, corresponding secretary.
The 2015 Ocean Pines Boat Club Board of Directors were recently installed. They were, from left, Commodore Frank Watkins, Director Andrea Watkins, Secretary Sharon Connelly, Director Dave Lloyd, Vice Commodore Doris Lloyd, Rear Commodore Steve Stein, Fleet Captain Walt Lischak, Director Gerry Clarke and Treasurer Fred Heinlen. Missing from the photo are Directors Tim Mullen, Bill Wentworth and Robert Brennan.
Tess Stoner, Claire Stoner and Toscha Stoner-Silbaugh enjoyed the Holiday Open House at the Art League’s First Friday reception earlier this month.
Commodore Frank Watkins recently presented a Special Award of Appreciation to Pat and Richard Marchesiello, who have retired from the Ocean Pines Boat Club Board after 15 years of invaluable support and service to the club.
Vice President Theresa Bruner, President Sherrie Beckstead, Assateague Questers President Barb Coughlan and Second Vice President Susan Mariner are pictured during a $600 check presentation from the Assateague Questers. The Questers donated $600 to Historic St. Martin’s Foundation. The Questers hosted an annual Card Party to raise funds for their selected historic preservation causes. St. Martin’s was the beneficiary this … Continue reading
Atlantic General Hospital Auxiliary Executive Committee members presented a check for $125,000 to the president and CEO, Michael Franklin, for second floor renovations at its annual membership meeting. Pictured, from left, are Michael Gough, vice president; Mary Ellen Arena, corresponding secretary; Ann Hamilton, treasurer; Jane Wolnick, president; Michael Franklin, AGH president and CEO; and Barbara Loffler, recording secretary. Submitted Photos