Keeping Worcester County Veterans Memorial Respectful A Significant Task

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Keeping the Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines respectful and in clean condition is significant task. Each month one member from one of the services is assigned to clean up the goose and bird droppings, including power washing the memorial itself as well as the adjacent history placards. Weeds are removed and a memorial that would pass any military inspection is the final result. Pictured, from left, are Skip Bowers, Air Force;  Dave Smith, Marines and current clean up organizer; Bill Lee, Army; and John Henglein, Navy and former organizer for eight years. Submitted Photos

Ladies Of The Message Of Hope Cancer Fund Celebrate Successful Sunset Cruise

The ladies of the Message of Hope Cancer Fund celebrated another successful sunset cruise, with almost 100 people, sailing in the bay on the Judith M on June 18. The annual cruise takes place the third Wednesday in June, and along with other activities, raises money to support the group’s mission of offering financial assistance to families who face the … Continue reading

Berlin Lions Club Makes Donations To Berlin Fire Department And EMS

At its regular meeting on June 5, the Berlin Lions Club made donations to the Berlin Fire Department and Berlin EMS service. On hand to receive a $1,000 donation was Berlin Fire Chief David Lewis and Berlin Fire Department President David Fitzgerald. Berlin EMS Captain Nancy Powell accepted a $500 donation for the ambulance service. Pictured, from left, are Powell, … Continue reading

OP Boat Club Hosts Summer Picnic At White House Park

The Ocean Pines Boat club recently hosted a spectacular summer picnic for 187 members at the pavilion in White House Park, Ocean Pines. Frank Watkins, commodore of the club, coordinated the labor-intensive event, which utilized the work effort of over 30 volunteers who prepped the food, cooked, served, set up and cleaned up. Pictured are many of the volunteers. Submitted … Continue reading

Delmarva Power Utility Box Painted Under The OCDC Public Art Program

The latest Delmarva Power utility box has been painted under the OCDC Public Art Program on the north side of the Ocean City Library at 100th Street. Seth Nedrow, Library Assistant, came up with the idea to base the mural on the best-selling children’s book, “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault and illustrated by Lois … Continue reading

Jessica Beckstead, Worcester Prep Grad, Featured Speaker At Alma Mater’s Commencement Exercises

Jessica Beckstead, who graduated from Worcester Preparatory School in 2000, was the featured speaker at her alma mater’s 2014 Commencement Exercises. She is Managing Director of International Sales for FXCM, a global provider of foreign exchange trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. She is pictured with Headmaster Dr. Barry Tull