Worcester County Volunteer Spirit Awards Presented

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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.

2014 Perdue Strike Out Hunger Challenge Delivers Record 148,000 Meals

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

Worcester County Commissioners Present Proclamation Recognizing September As National Suicide Prevention Month

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

Community Foundation Of The Eastern Shore Awards $1,750 Grant To SSACC

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 … Continue reading

Mary Lee Jansen Named Kiwanis Club Of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City “Kiwanian Of The Month”

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.

CFES Awards $4,860 Community Needs Grant To Village Of Hope

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

Kiwanis Club Of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City Make “House Number Signs” Available For Purchase

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