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 and other venues and over $53,518 was raised, with monies going to the many Lions community projects.
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
The Republican Women of Worcester County (RWWC) presented a check for $300 to Showell Elementary School for the “Paper Back Book Library Project” established by the club. Pictured, from left, are Sandy West, Principal Diane Shorts and RWWC Literacy Chair Sharon Byerly.
The Art League of Ocean City (ALOC) contributed $10,000 to the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) to establish the Art League of Ocean City Endowment Fund. This permanent endowment will provide income to support the operations, staffing and maintenance of the new art center that features a large exhibit gallery, artist studio space and additional art programs for … Continue reading
Last month, the Ocean City Mayor and Council and the Worcester County Commissioners issued proclamation designating October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pictured holding the proclamations are, standing, Nancy Fortney, Amy Katz, Beverly Furst, Susan Carpenter, Eileen Jacobs, Bean Keagle, Darlene Botts, Sheryl Mitrecic, Lora Walinskas, Yesim Karaman, Suzie McElroy and Chris Butler; and, front, Susan Childs, Debra Alms, Judy … Continue reading
United Way Community Impact Manager Pam Gregory and Salisbury Target employees display examples of the free, high-quality books that local children receive through United Way’s Imagination Library Program. The $2,000 Target Early Childhood Reading Grant will provide over 924 booksto be distributed this year among the homes of 77 children. Pictured, back from left, are Bill B., Salisbury Target Store … Continue reading