Star Charities Presents Check For $4,500 To Wounded Soldiers

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Star Charities founder Anna Foultz and her volunteers presented a check for $4,500 on Feb. 19 to Maj. General Jim Adkins (retired), Maryland National Guard, to benefit Wounded Soldiers in Maryland. Accepting the check with Adkins was Col. Charles Kohler, also of the Maryland National Guard. The money was raised through Star Charities’ annual Beef and Beer event last month. Pictured, from left, are Ocean Pines Association President Dave Stevens, Lee Tilghman, Kohler, Foultz, Mrs. Adkins, Adkins, Paul Mazzei, Sandy McAbee, and Peggy Rumberg. Photo by Ted Page

Relay For Life Chairwomen Hodge And Elliott Honored By American Cancer Society With 2014 Nationwide Top 10 Award

Relay For Life of North Worcester Chairwomen Dawn Hodge and Jill Elliott are honored by American Cancer Society Community Manager Debbie White for the 2014 nationwide top 10 per capita award, at the Relay For Life Kickoff at Community Church of Ocean Pines on Jan. 27.  This year’s Relay For Life will be held Friday, May 8 at Frontier Town.

New Lower Shore CASA Volunteers Sworn In

A new crop of Lower Shore CASA volunteers was recently appointed through Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services. The volunteers completed a 35-hour training and then were sworn in at the Worcester County Circuit Court to advocate for abused and neglected children in Worcester County. Pictured, from left, are Master Peggy Kent, volunteer coordinator Maria Cusimano, CASA Director Brigitte Southworth, Judge … Continue reading

Alvarado Family Contributes $7,000 To United Way’s Imagination Library Program

The healing touch and compassion of Dr. José F. Alvarado, who died in 2009, continues to touch the lives of thousands of local children with the family’s recent $7,000 contribution to the local United Way’s Imagination Library program. Thanks to the generous support of the Alvarado Family, over 3,200 more books will be delivered to Lower Eastern Shore children. Pictured, … Continue reading

Valentine’s Candy-Gram Fundraiser Held By Buckingham Elementary Students And Kiwians Club Members

Buckingham Elementary School students and Kiwians Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City members and spouses are pictured tying ribbons onto Toostie Pops for their Valentine’s Candy-Gram fundraiser. Pictured are John Harrington, Khalia Ballard, Rita Landis, BJ Baker, Cadance Clark, Wilma Chinn, Cadence Garrison, Debi Wooten, Paola Garcia, Ralph Chinn, Julie Young, Aaliyah Johnson, Kaevon Satchell, Ava Elliott and Olivia Donovan.

Bank Of Ocean City Provides Financial Literacy Program For Girls In SAGES Program

The Bank of Ocean City provided a financial literacy program for the girls in the SAGES program (Strengthening Adolescent Girls with Education and Support), sponsored by Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services. SAGES participants are 8th graders at Stephen Decatur Middle School. They are preparing to get their first jobs this summer in the local community, and learned about setting … Continue reading

2015 Ravens Roost #44 Officers Installed

The 2015 officers of Ravens Roost #44 were recently installed. The Roost meets monthly, every second Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Blue Ox in Ocean City. Pictured, from left, are  Harry Liebig, Sergeant at Arms; Maggie Miller, Corresponding Secretary; Donna Chaplinski, President; Janet Rosensteel, Recording Secretary; Eric Waterman, Vice President; Rob Carpenter, two-year Board member; Tom Maly, Past President; … Continue reading

Hearne And Bailey, PA Establish Ruth Donoway Fund In Celebration Of Her 60-Year Anniversary

Hearne and Bailey, PA recently celebrated the 60-year anniversary of Ruth Donoway, who serves as the firm’s Estate & Trust Administrator. In her honor, the Partners established the Ruth Donoway Fund for Community Needs at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. Pictured, from left, are Ken Hopper, Esq., Hearne & Bailey, PA; BJ Summers, CFES Director, Development and Philanthropic … Continue reading

Community Foundation Awards $5,000 Community Needs Grant To Seton Center

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $5,000 Community Needs Grant to Seton Center, Catholic Charities, Inc. to support a prisoner reentry case management pilot program at the Seton Center. Pictured, from left, are Ernie Satchell, CFES Board Member; Sister Regina Hudson, Catholic Charities, Inc., Seton Center Representative; Nicole Kurtz, Food Distribution Specialist, Catholic Charities, Inc., Seton … Continue reading