Cub Pack #480 in Ocean Pines held its annual Pine Wood Derby last month in the Ocean Pines Community Center. The Pack is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City. The weigh in station was manned by Boy Scouts from local Troop 225 Tripp Ortega, Andrew Haas and Evan Haas.
Delmarva Power last week awarded $10,000 to teachers from 19 schools in Maryland and Delaware to spend on energy-and environmental-related lessons. Grants of up to $500 were given to support projects that enhance students’ education about such topics as energy conservation, renewable energy and environmental awareness. Pictured, front from left, are Shannon R.H. Adote, East Dover Elementary; Pamela South, Somerset … Continue reading
Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City President Dick Clagett is pictured after he presented a $400 donation to Reverend David Herr of Worcester County Interfaith Caregivers. Herr is also a member of the Kiwanis Club and serves as its Human and Spiritual Affairs Chairman in addition to serving three Methodist congregations in the local area.
The 20th Annual Citizens’ Campaign for Environment (CCE) Summit was held in Annapolis this month and featured Environmental Matters Chair Delegate Maggie McIntosh as well as numerous program directors. The session highlighted the 20 years of progress made to protect families, waters, air, open spaces and sea/ wildlife. Pictured are Jennifer Bevan-Dangel, Common Cause Md.; Judy Davis, West Ocean City … Continue reading
Ernestine Ates “Teeny” SNOW HILL — Ernestine “Teeny” Godwin Ates, age 95, died Monday, February 10, 2014 at Harrison Snow Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Memphis, Tenn., she lived in Seat Pleasant, Md., moved in the late 1960′s to Casselberry, Fla. until 2001 and moved back to Maryland living with her children until 2010 before going into assisted … Continue reading
The Ocean City Lioness Club presented a $500 check to Bruce Young of the Sheppard’s Crook to help them restock needy supplies after last November’s tragic fire at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Submitted Photos
At the February meeting of the Ravens Roost #44, the 2014 officers were installed. Officers are Tom Maly, President; Dona Chaplinski, Vice President; Sandy Tarus Treasurer; Cindi Brought, Recording Secretary; Katherine Maly, Corresponding Secretary; Rob Carpenter, Sergeant of Arms; Trish Neal, Chairman of the Board; and Board Members Mary Kendall, Ron Apperson, Gary Miller and Eric Leister. Pictured, from left, … Continue reading
Piedmont Airlines CEO and President Steve Farrow, Teri Klaverweiden and Jody Meegan present United Way Assistant Director Amy Luppens with a check of their annual corporate and employee campaign contributions totaling $35,371. The total raised is a 25% increase over their 2012 United Way Campaign and the largest amount they have raised to date.
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s Jeffrey Peter Marx Memorial Fund awarded an $1,850 grant to Worcester County G.O.L.D. to support efforts to provide emergency services to local families in need. Pictured, from left, are Claire Otterbein, Director, Worcester County G.O.L.D.; Jean Marx; Mary Dale Craig, Board Member, Worcester County G.O.L.D.; Jack Perry; BJ Summers, Director, Development and Philanthropic … Continue reading
As part of an ongoing partnership, First Shore Federal recently donated $2,000 toward the mission of Sussex County Habitat for Humanity (SCHFH): Above, Kevin Gilmore, executive director of SCHFH, receives the donation from Diane Koch, bank Assistant Vice President and Sussex County Officer, and Bob Stickels, member of the bank’s Board of Directors.