Worcester County Garden Club member Glenda Clarke received recently the Mary Ann Royal Award from previous year’s winner Carol Morrison. This award was established by Norma Polk the first president of the Worcester County Garden Club and member of the House of Delegates in honor of her friend, Mary Ann Royal.
Worcester County GOLD recently welcomed new members of the Board of Directors. Pictured, from left, are Christopher Woodley, Pam Marshall and Barry Laws. GOLD is a nonprofit that provides financial assistance to Worcester County families in crisis, vulnerable adults and children in foster care.
The Mark Fritschle Group/Condominium Realty has donated $1,500 to the Ocean City Lions’ Wounded Warriors Fund and the 10th Annual “Wounded Warriors” Golf Tournament, which happened Oct. 14 at the Ocean City Golf Club. The company has financially supported the fundraiser and tournament for many years. Picutred, from left, are Lion Ben Dawson, Grant Fritschle and Heather Engler and Lion … Continue reading
The County Commissioners presented a proclamation to Worcester County Tourism Director Lisa Challenger and Ann Hillyer, creator of shorecraftbeer.com, recognizing October as Craft Beer Month in Worcester County. Pictured, front from left, are Challenger, Commissioners Jim Bunting, Diana Purnell and Merrill Lockfaw and Hillyer; and, back, Commissioners Joe Mitrecic, Ted Elder and Chip Bertino.
The Arthur W. Perdue Foundation recently awarded $20,000 to Salisbury Horizons to support the program’s expansion goals. In 2016, Salisbury Horizons will be launching its second site on the campus of Salisbury University. Pictured, from left, are Harlan Eagle, Executive Director Salisbury Horizons; Tom Harris, Associate Executive Director Salisbury Horizons; Teresa McCain, Board Chair Salisbury Horizons; Chris Oliviero, Perdue Farms; … Continue reading
The General Levin Winder Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, met on Sept. 29 at the Ocean Pines Library to make lap blankets for patients of Coastal Hospice. The chapter was celebrating the 125th anniversary of DAR with the service project. Pictured, front from left, are Gail Weldon, Darlene Stevens, Joan Chambers and Jennifer McCabe; and, back, Chapter Regent Barbara May, … Continue reading
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore recently presented a check for $10,000 to MAC Inc., in support of its Meals on Wheels program. Pictured, from left, are Erica Joseph, president, Community Foundation; Carolyn Stegman, consultant, MAC Inc.; and Heather Mahler, program director, Community Foundation. The grant will help address recent funding reductions to the Meals on Wheels program.
The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce received a $5,000 donation from Pohanka Automotive Group to support the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!). This donation makes Pohanka Automotive the Local Champion sponsor giving them an exclusive judging seat when students present their ideas at the YEA! Investor Panel event this spring. Pictured, from left, are Sophia Smecker, YEA! Co-Program Manager; Sandy Fitzgerald-Angello, … Continue reading
A trellis was recently built for the butterfly garden at Snow Hill Elementary School by the Webelos Scouts of Troop 155 in conjunction with the Worcester County Garden Club’s continuing program of maintenance for the garden. Pictured are Justin Hurney, Brendan Birch, Ethan Gell, Zachary Outten, Brandon Anderson and Troop leader Chris Anderson.
In recognition of September as Literacy Month, the Republican Women of Worcester County (RWWC) presented a check for $300 to Showell Elementary School for the “Paper Back Book Library Project” established by the club. RWWC Literacy Chair Sharon Byerly, right, is pictured presenting the donation to Principal Diane Shorts.