Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore contributed $700 from its Small Grants Program to the Lower Shore Parkinson’s Support Group. The funds were used to purchase therapeutic table tennis equipment for the newly created Lower Shore Table Tennis Club. Pictured are Arthur Cooley, Chairman of the Lower Parkinson’s Support Group, and Andy Kim, Board Member, Community Foundation.
Patricia Murray Chester BERLIN — Patricia Murray Chester, 77, died Oct. 4, 2014 in Berlin, surrounded by her family. Born in Berlin, she was the daughter of the late Harry Earl Murray, Sr. and Virginia Dennis Murray. She was preceded in death by her second husband, Marvel Lee Hadder, in 1991, and N. William “Bill” Chester in 2012. She is … Continue reading
During last Friday’s Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure Supporter Soiree held at Seacrets, Suzy and Steven Taylor, center, of Ayers Creek Adventures presented the group with $1,500 raised during their Pink Paddle event held on Sept. 27. Pictured, from left, are Komen Maryland Development Director Vanessa Bell, Eastern Shore Race and Development Manager Jill Brady and Community Health … Continue reading
NARFE Chapter 2274 had as its September meeting guest speaker Michael Franklin, President/CEO of Atlantic General Hospital (AGH) since 2005. Pictured, from left. are NARFE Chapter 2274 President Arlene Page, Franklin and Programs Chairperson Anna Foultz.
Ocean City Lions Car Raffle Chairman Steve McMillan and Lions Vice President Tom Elliott presented a check to Plum Crazy Car Raffle Winner John Gingrich from Harleysville, Pa, who decided to take the $25,000 cash pay-out instead of driving back home in a brand new 2014 Dodge Challenger RT/Classic. The Lions sold 125,000 tickets this past summer on the Boardwalk … Continue reading
A trip hosted by the local boutique CraZy LadyZ and Travel by Design was also a fundraiser for Worcester County G.O.L.D. A total of $4,342 was donated to G.O.L.D. Pictured, from left, are G.O.L.D. Board Member and former President Margaret Yates, Board Member Nancy Howard, Board President Carol Jacobs and CraZy LadyZ owner Jan Patterson-Hohman. G.O.L.D. is a nonprofit that … Continue reading
Members of the Quillin Foundation recently presented a check for $20,000 to the Diakonia Expansion Program. Since 1986, the Quillin Foundation has made annual contributions to charitable non-profit organizations and groups in Worcester County. Pictured, from left, are Foundation members Jeff Quillin, Mike Quillin and JD Quillin, Diakonia Executive Director Claudia Nagle, Diakonia Board of Directors President Harry How and … Continue reading
Grand Knight of Ocean City Council #9053 of the Knights of Columbus Bruce Coons is pictured with the 2014 Harley Davidson that was raffled off last month after a summer of selling raffle tickets. The winning ticket belonged to Christine Zieminski of West Chester, N.Y.
Les Munro of Ocean Pines celebrated his 102nd birthday at Seacrets recently with owner Leighton Moore and friend Jeff McArthur. Munro still drives, sings in the Atlantic United Methodist choir and cleaned the Washington Monument the first time it was cleaned in 1932.
Ruth Farlow McLaurin SALISBURY — Ruth Farlow McLaurin, “Ruthie,” 77, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 at the Salisbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Berlin, she was the daughter of the late Norman Edward Whitman and Evelyn Hope Phipps Whitman. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Elmer Thorne Farlow in 1979, and Shep McLaurin in 2012. She is … Continue reading