The Friends of WCDC (Worcester County Developmental Center) recently held elections for the 2014-2015 service year. The group provides support and assistance to the WCDC and the clients who participate in the program. It has been in existence since August 2012 and sponsors several fun-filled events throughout the year in order to raise needed funds and build community awareness of the abilities and talents of individuals who live with a disability. Pictured, standing from left, are Treasurer Jack Ferry Sr. and group members Byron Mason, Dawn Grey, Rick Baldwin, Friends members; and seated, from left, are member Libby Davis, Vice President Mary Ferry, President Cathy Gallagher and Secretary April Davis. Submitted Photos
Worcester County Commissioner Louise Gulyas is pictured thanking Jay Knerr of The Kite Loft for his generous donation to the Ocean City Development Corporation’s Public Art Committee’s latest Ocean City beautification project, “The OC Dolphins Sculpture,” which will welcome guests entering Ocean City via Route 90.
NASA Wallops Flight Facility Outreach and Social Media Director Rebecca Hudson received a Certificate of Appreciation from OC AARP 1917 President Chris Norris for speaking at their September membership meeting.
On Sept. 9, the Ocean Pines Boat Club organized a luncheon cruise from the Suicide Bridge Restaurant near Secretary. About 60 people enjoyed lunch while cruising on a paddle boat on the Choptank River. Matt Creamer added to the occasion with musical selections on his banjo. Pictured, from left, are event coordinator Doris Lloyd, Creamer and Commodore Frank Watkins.
The Wicomico Executive’s Fitness Council has announced that 86-year old retiree Bob Carter received this month’s Award of Excellence in recognition of his long-time commitment to nutrition and exercise. Besides being an avid cyclist, he enjoys weight training at the Richard A. Henson Family YMCA and manages two intense weight training work-outs per week. Pictured, from left, are Dan Davis, … Continue reading
Worcester County Volunteer Spirit Awards were recently presented to 12 outstanding men and women. Two from Ocean Pines-based Star Charities were among those honored. Pictured, from left, are Star Charities President Anna Foultz, honoree Star Charities volunteer Nancy Engelke, Worcester County Commissioner Bud Church, honoree Sharon Sorrentino and program Director Kelly Brinkle.
Pinesteppers Square Dance held an August picnic in Pintail Park. Members are pictured here with family and friends during the gathering.
The 2014 Perdue Strike Out Hunger Challenge on Delmarva delivered a record 148,000 meals this year. Announcing the campaign results at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury on Friday, Aug. 29 are, from left, Charmin Horton, Foodbank of the Eastern Shore of Virginia branch manager; Jennifer Small, Maryland Food Bank Eastern Shore branch director; Kim Nechay, executive director of the … Continue reading
NARFE Chapter 2274 had as its August meeting guest speaker Ron Krisulevicz, assistant news director for WBOC-TV in Salisbury. He is pictured enjoying a lobster lunch at Peaky’s with Programs Chairperson Anna Foultz.
The Worcester County Commissioners last week presented a proclamation recognizing September as National Suicide Prevention Month and urging citizens to learn the warning signs and risk factors for suicide by visiting www.worcesterhealth.org. Pictured, from left, are Commissioner Bud Church, Volunteer Services Manager Kelly Brinkley, Jesse Klump Memorial Fund Board Secretary Ron Pilling, Commissioners Louise Gulyas and Jim Bunting, Local Management … Continue reading