The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore awarded a $1,750 grant to the Salisbury Substance Abuse Community Center (SSACC) to provide laptops for the staff. Pictured, from left, are Katarina Ennerfelt, President, SSACC; Linda Hutchinson, SSACC Board member; Bob Cook, SSACC Board member; Katie Kissinger, SSACC staff member; BJ Summers, Director, Development & Philanthropic Services, Community Foundation; Tracy Gregory and Betty Hartman, SSACC staff members; and Doug Wilson, President/CEO, Community Foundation. Submitted Photos
The ”Kiwanian of the Month” for the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City for July was Mary Lee Jansen, pictured receiving her award from the club’s President Dick Clagett. She proposed the club’s first Annual Bingo Night, which she then chaired successfully, raising enough funds to cover scholarships for deserving graduating students to be awarded by the club next June.
Children of the Berlin Youth Club are pictured getting creative last month when they were treated to a lesson in pottery at the Art League of Ocean City’s Center for the Arts.
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $4,860 Community Needs Grant to the Village of Hope to support the purchase of an improved water heater system for their Transitional Living Program residential building. The new water heater will provide a cost savings for the nonprofit organization. Pictured are Village of Hope Executive Director Jasmine Rogers and CFES … Continue reading
As a community service, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City makes “House Number Signs” available for purchase by residents of Ocean Pines. The reason for the signs is to assist first responders of the fire department and police department to identify which residence is in need of assistance. Kiwanis members install the signs out by the street to enable … Continue reading
United Way Executive Board members Pete Bugas of Interstate Container, Jim Hartstein of The Insurance Market, Cathie Thomas of the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce and United Way Executive Director, Kathleen Mommé proudly display the $62,680.00 contribution to United Way. The contribution was a result of current and past board member and staff member pledges to kick-off the 2014-2015 United Way … Continue reading
Delegate Norman Conway and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Joe Gill recently stopped by Rackliffe House for a visit and tour with the Rackliffe House Trust. The Trust and Maryland DNR have partnered to restore Rackliffe and now operate the House as a museum. Pictured, from left, are Trust President Joan Jenkins, Gill, Trust Secretary/Treasurer Carolyn Cummins and Conway.
The campers at Twisters Gymnastics Summer Camp had their first Color Wars on Aug. 15, creating their own color powder dye like that used in the popular Run or Dye races throughout the week to use.
The “Kiwanis Dawg Team” finished the season Saturday, Aug 23 with a feast of hot dogs, sausage and peppers, danish and cookies at the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce Classic Car Show held in Ocean Pines. Pictured, back from left, are Mark Page and Lee Brooke; and, front, Dan Peletier, Tom Southwell, Barb Peletier, Stella Hartington, Mary and Joe Logisz and … Continue reading
A farewell dinner was held on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at the Lighthouse Sound restaurant for Carolyn and Jim Coyne, long-time Ocean Pines residents who will be moving back to the Washington, DC area.