The Caine Woods Community Association in Ocean City recently held its fifth annual charity crab feast at Higgins Crab House North. More than 250 attendees enjoyed crabs, fried chicken and more. The crab feast was the final event of the year for the CWCA’s selected charity, the Open Kettle Soup Kitchen at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Ocean City. Over the past year, the CWCA raised $4,100 for the charity. Pictured, are CWCA Special Events Committee chairman Joe Kostelac; Carmen Straccione of Higgins Crab House; CWCA board member Mary Ann LeMay; John Mead of Higgins Crab House; CWCA officers Monica Martin and Lloyd Martin; Joyce Tillbery of St. Peter’s; and CWCA board member Irene Hansen. Submitted Photos
Ocean City Elks Lodge donated $5,000 to Coastal Hospice to help in construction of a new facility in Berlin. Pictured, from left, are Dirk Widdowson, co-chairman of Hospice at the Ocean; James Flaig, Elks Treasurer; Maureen McNeill, Coastal Hospice development diretor; Carroll Wagner, chairman of Elks Charities; and Pete Peterson, Exalted Ruler.
United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently presented a $176,500 check to MAC, Inc. in support of their community outreach programs. Pictured are Lee Hammond and Peggy Bradford of MAC Inc. and Pam Gregory of United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore.
Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley employees made a difference in October by participating in the Lee National Denim Day fundraiser for breast cancer. The employees wore their “jeans” and received a pink ribbon pin for a donation of $5. With a match of funds by the agency, a total contribution of $564 was raised.
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore announced last month a Baltimore businessman has pledged to donate $500,000 that will be used to recruit students to its PGA golf management program. Carnelious Jones’ gift will support four full-ride scholarships he hopes will encourage minorities and women to pursue careers across the golf industry. Pictured, from left, are UMES golf management students … Continue reading
The Salisbury Jaycees recently donated Halloween bags to Peninsula Regional Medical Center for distribution to children receiving emergency care in October. Each bag contained a coloring book and crayons, storybook, stickers and trading cards. Above, Renee Bounds of PRMC’s pediatrics unit accepts the bags from Treat Street chairman Jason Rhodes.
NARFE Chapter 2274 had as its October meeting guest speaker Anne Healy, CareFirst Representative for BlueCross/Blue Shield. Healy gave members the latest information on how the Affordable Care Act effects persons enrolled in Obamacare including premium increases for each of the CareFirst plans. Pictured, from left, are NARFE Maryland Federation President Dan McGrath, Programs chairperson Anna Foultz, President Arlene Page, Anne … Continue reading
Carol Quinto and Darlene Musitano are co-chairing the Ocean Pines Pine’eer Craft Club Holiday Craft Fair. The fair will be held on Nov. 2, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Ocean Pines Community Center. The show will feature a variety of crafts and gifts, a bake sale and a luncheon provided by the Kiwanis. There is free admission and free … Continue reading
The Rackliffe House Trust fundraising dinner, held Sunday, Oct. 13, welcomed 55 guests to the Atlantic Hotel private dining room for “A Revolutionary Event: Dinner with the Rackliffes.” Pictured, from left, are Rackliffe House Vice President Linda Ayres, Rackliffe House Trust supporters Mary and Dan Moore and Rackliffe House Trust Board member Janet Cherrix. This year’s event, the third held since 2009, raised nearly … Continue reading
Star Charities held a well-attended and successful fundraiser to benefit wounded veterans in Maryland. On Oct. 18, a donation of $1,700, representing event proceeds, was presented in the Ocean Pines Library. Pictured, from left, are Star Charities volunteers Peg Rumburg and Lee Tilghman, Star Charities President Anna Foultz, Past Maryland State Commander of the VFW Jack Lewis, Commander of VFW Post #197 in … Continue reading