M&T Charitable Foundation Provides $5K Grant To Support United Way Imagination Library Program

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The M&T Charitable Foundation recently provided a $5,000 grant to support the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore’s Imagination Library Program, which delivers free books each month to the homes of local children ages birth to five to encourage reading and ensure success in kindergarten and beyond. The grant will provide 2,000 books to over 165 children on the Lower Eastern Shore.  Pictured, from left, are Gene Malone of M&T Bank with Pam Gregory of United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore.

SD High Recognizes Hampe, Whaley And Christian For Outstanding Volunteerism And Commitment To School’s Mentoring Program

Stephen Decatur High School recognized Mike Hampe, Catherine Whaley and Lorena Christian for their outstanding volunteerism and commitment to the school’s mentoring program during a triple header night of basketball on Jan. 6. They are pictured with School Counselor Marcea Redden, left, and Principal Tom Zimmer. Submitted Photos

Worcester County Health Department Achieves National Accreditation

The County Commissioners and health officials display a plaque announcing that the Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). Pictured, front from left, are  QIS Director Jennifer LaMade, Administration Director Heather Barton, Health Officer Debbie Goeller, Prevention Director Marty Pusey and Commissioners Diana Purnell, Bud Church and Chip Bertino and Environmental … Continue reading

Daughters Of The American Revolution Recieve Informative Presentation On Native Americans On Lower Delmarva

The Edward H. Nabb Research Center’s Dr. G. Ray Thompson gave an informative presentation on Native Americans on Lower Delmarva to members of the General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) at a recent meeting. Chapter Regent Barbara May announced that a book of Native American Folktales will be donated in his honor to a … Continue reading

PAC 14 Establishes Permanent Endowment Fund At Community Foundation Of The Eastern Shore

PAC 14, the public access television channel for Wicomico County, has established a permanent endowment fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. This fund will provide ongoing support for the programs and services PAC 14 provides to our Community. Pictured, from left, are Tom Taylor, Governmental and Studio Production Coordinator, PAC 14; Suzanna Mallow, Board Member, PAC 14; … Continue reading

Republican Women Of Worcester County Hold January Luncheon

The Republican Women of Worcester County (RWWC) held its January luncheon meeting at the Lighthouse Sound Restaurant on Jan. 22. Over 60 people heard Commissioner Jim Bunting talk about the challenges and opportunities that face Worcester County. Bunting was later joined by Commissioner Chip Bertino, right, for a question-and-answer session. They are pictured above with RWWC 1st Vice president Charlotte … Continue reading

CFES Awards Salisbury Substance Abuse Community Center, Inc. With $5,000 Community Needs Grant

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $5,000 Community Needs Grant to the Salisbury Substance Abuse Community Center, Inc. (SSACC) to provide support for the outreach and marketing to local Spanish speaking populations. Pictured, from left, are Beth Ohlsson, executive director, SSACC and Heather Towers, Program Officer, Community Foundation. Submitted Photos