Perdue associates presented a check for $280,309 to representatives of the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. Pictured, from left, are Chairman Jim Perdue; Perdue campaign co-chairs Amy Wingate and Jennifer Cannon; associate Gus Lebois, a United Way Board member; Connie Strott, United Way Board member and Wicomico County Chair; Cathie Thomas, vice president of the United Way Executive Board; and Kathleen Mommé, executive director of United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore.
Synepuxent Post #166 American Legion Executive Committee members Bo Spicer, left, and John Granite presented a check for $1,000 to Al “Hondo” Handy of the Ocean Recreation Department for $1,000. The post is a proud sponsor of the many programs the department offers.
Eleanor Landing Abbott BERLIN — Eleanor Landing Abbott, age 86, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Princess Anne, she was the daughter of the late Pierce Gardner Landing and Ella Marie Hancock Landing. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Lee Abbott. She is survived by her daughter, Linda A. … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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.
Tammy Simington and Connie Collins of the Atlantic Endoscopy Center Relay For Life team received an award for being the top fundraiser last year from Relay For Life of North Worcester Chairwomen Dawn Hodge and Jill Elliott, at the Relay For Life Kickoff.
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
Gloria Ann Hofman FRONT ROYAL, Va. — Gloria Ann Hofman, age 88, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Thursday, Feb. 19 2015 at Warren Memorial Hospital in Front Royal, Va. Born in Spring Lake, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Teresa Haverty. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Leo Hofman; sister, Hope … Continue reading
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
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.