The Ocean Pines Anglers Club announced the 2014 fishing contest winners at its final meeting of the year. Winners were presented a cash prize and certificate. Pictured, from left, are Eric Bruder, 20-inch large mouth bass; Larry Eberly, 27 ¼-inch flounder; John Jewer, 19-inch bluefish; Bill Bundy, 15-inch freshwater trout and 19-inch bluefish [tie]; and Kevin Welkner, 19-inch tautog and 19 ¼-inch weakfish. Winners not present were Greg Donahue, 44-inch striped bass, and Clifford Moore, 18-inch black sea bass.
The Literary Ladies of Ocean Pines celebrated year 2014 at a luncheon held at The Inn on the Ocean in Ocean City. Pictured, from left, are Sharon Armstrong-Saffran, Marion Winslow, Sandy Glassman, Diane McGraw, Marlene Lombardi, Mary Jo Scarbath, Kay Gibbons, Jeanne Stiehl, Muriel Hinz, Sally Kohler and Shirley Schaefer.
The Delmarva Condominium Manger’s Association (DCMA) recently donated $6,075 to the students of Cedar Chapel Special School. The group also generated a large donation of school supplies that will help keep students and staff healthy this winter. Pictured, from left, are DCMA President Joe Groves, Cedar Chapel Principal Belinda Gulyas and DCMA Vice President Bob Paroda. Submitted Photos
A Salisbury University delegation, led by Dr. Dane Foust, vice president of student affairs, recently visited eight partner institutions in China and Japan to expand global partnerships. Above, members of the SU delegation with leaders of Aoyama Gakuin University and mascot Minieago in Tokyo
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $2,200 Community Needs Grant to the Delmarva Discovery Center to support culturally diverse family events at the Museum, including a Waterman’s Festival held in December. Pictured above are Heather Towers, Program Officer, Community Foundation with Stacey Weisner, Executive Director, Delmarva Discovery Center, and the Ship’s Company Chanteymen’s Singers. The Delmarva … Continue reading
American Legion Riders Post #166 Co-Director Ed Hansen presents one of three checks to Worcester County Sheriff’s K-9 officers for ballistic vests for their K-9 partners. The Sons of American Legion Post #166 and the Ladies Auxiliary of Legion Post #166 in Ocean City also matched donations for all 3 K-9s.
Ravens Roost #44 presents its members of the year award at its holiday party on Dec. 13. Donna and Tony Chaplinski, pictured, were honored with the award and are shown with President Tom Maly, center.
Ocean Pines Line Dancers are pictured prior to their performance on Fri., Dec. 19. The Line Dancers meet in the gym at the Ocean Pines Department of Recreation every Monday and Wednesday morning from 9:30-10:30 am. The fee to join is just $10. If interested, contact Lynn Gibbons at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City held its Holiday Party at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club on Wednesday, Dec. 17. An ugly sweater and ugly tie contest was held. Pictured, from left, are Kiwanian Jennie Rice, who is expecting in April and had a tree with baby shoes on her sweater; Club President Carolyn Dryzga, who presented the … Continue reading
The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) collected over 150 toys for distribution to children of all ages throughout the Lower Eastern Shore during its 2014 Toys For Tots office drive. A majority of those toys were donated by Dan Varda of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, an affiliate member of CAR. Varda’s family owns International Play Things, a toy company based … Continue reading