Town of Ocean City employees recently presented United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore a check with their annual campaign contributions totaling $16,350. For nearly 15 years, Town of Ocean City employees have generously contributed $373,186 to benefit United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore and its local health, financial stability and educational programs. Pictured, from left, are United Way Donor Relations Coordinator Natalie Costello, Ocean City Convention Center Director of Sales and Marketing Fred Wise and Town of Ocean City Communications Manager Jessica Waters. Submitted Photos
Jerome S. Klemkowski, Sr. BALTIMORE — Jerome S. Klemkowski, Sr. died suddenly on Dec. 13, 2013. Better known to his friends as “Jerry,” he worked as a longshoreman at the Port of Baltimore for 39 years while owning Henry’s Bar in Locust Point. After retiring in Ocean City, he started a career as a Realtor and at the age of … Continue reading
The Ocean City Lioness Club donated $500 to Debbi Ritter of the Worcester County Council on Aging that assists the seniors who need help, whether it is meals, medical or mental health.
The Worcester County Recreation and Parks Department’s after-school program participants volunteered to help the Valentines for Veterans program by providing many homemade valentines. The after-school kids are pictured above along with Charlotte Cathell, co-chair of the Valentines for Veterans, Paige Hurley, Recreation and Parks Director, Jen Standish, Recreation Program Director and Kim Moses, Worcester County Public Information Director. The Valentines were sent … Continue reading
NARFE Chapter 2274 had as its January meeting guest speaker Ocean Pines Chief of Police David Massey, who gave a presentation on how to protect yourself and property against crime and scammers. He is pictured with programs chairperson Anna Foultz and NARFE Chapter 2274 President Arlene Page.
Star Charities President Anna Foultz and her volunteers presented a check for $4,500 to Home of the Brave founder Tina Pearson on Jan. 25 at the Home of the Brave in Berlin. The money was raised through a Beef and Beer fundraiser Jan. 11 at the Ocean Pines Community Center. Pictured, are Peggy Rumberg, Pearson, Foultz, Sandy McAbee, Barbara Mazzei, Paul … Continue reading
Atlantic General Hospital’s Auxiliary elected a new slate of officers during its annual membership meeting in December. Pictured, from left, are Marlene Cochran, president elect of the Maryland Association of Hospital Auxiliaries (MAHA); Jane Wolnik, AGH Auxiliary president; Michael Gough, vice president; Ann Hamilton, treasurer; Barbara Loffler, recording secretary; Mary Ellen Arena, corresponding secretary; Sue Harting, past president; and Sharon … Continue reading
The Delmarva Handdance Club donated $1,000 to Diakonia for Christmas. The club’s mission is to raise money to give to local charities helping the needy. The club meets every Wednesday for fellowship and dancing at 5.30 p.m. with one hour of free dance lessons and dancing until 9 p.m. at Peaky’s. Above, Diakonia’s Susan Blaney is pictured with President Barbara Chaffinch, … Continue reading
The Junior Auxiliary Board at Peninsula Regional Medical Center is marking its 90th year of service. The volunteer group celebrated on Jan. 15 by handing out more 750 pieces of cake and plans to continue its mission to support PRMC throughout this milestone year. The group operates the Junior Board Shop and the Junior Board Café, which serve delicious food … Continue reading
John Edward Whittington Sr. SALISBURY — John Edward Whittington Sr., 85, of Salisbury passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake. Born in Powellville, he was the son of the late John Roger Whittington and Nora Ellen Kelly Whittington. “Ed” was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a member of the Moose Lodge, Eagle Lodge and Red Men’s … Continue reading