Audrey Orr was installed into the volunteer post of president for the Rotary Club of Salisbury at the club’s annual “Changing of the Guard” ceremony on June 25. She replaces Dan Williams, whose term as president concludes as Orr’s begins. Currently, in addition to her involvement with Rotary, Orr is on the Board of Directors for Bay Shore Services and serves on the State of Maryland’s Citizens Advisory Board for Deer’s Head Hospital Center, the City of Salisbury’s Community Block Grant Review Committee and the Steering Committee for Friends of Wicomico Library. Submitted Photos
Ocean City/Berlin Rotary Club President Arlan Kinney, right, presented a gift to outgoing president Kenneth Bates during a recent swearing in ceremony of Ocean City/Berlin, Snow Hill and Pocomoke City Rotary Clubs.
Monty Sayler, left, senior vice president of the Bank of America in Salisbury, presents Dr. Ray Hoy, president of Wor-Wic Community College, with a check for $2,200 to assist with the implementation of the college’s new physical therapist assistant program, which is accepting students for classes beginning this fall.
James Patterson OCEAN CITY — James “Jimmy” Patterson left this earth on June 21, 2015 to soar with the eagles and be with the great spirit in the sky. His presence on this earth brought peace to all that he encountered. Jim was 62 years old. Born in Baltimore, he spent most of his life in the Montego Bay area … Continue reading
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore presented a $1,500 grant to the City of Salisbury to introduce a County Wide High School Spelling Bee Contest. As a former spelling bee participant, Kate Nichols attributes her strong literacy skills to participating in spelling bee contests. “I can testify that this activity greatly enhanced my spelling and vocabulary, which in turn, … Continue reading
John Edward Biafore OCEAN CITY — John Edward Biafore, 84, of Ocean City, died at home surrounded by family and friends on June 29. He was born in Chicago, Ill. on Sept. 14, 1930, the son of Margaret and John Biafore. After the death of his father, he was raised by his mother and his beloved stepfather, Samuel Cox. He … Continue reading
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s Engberg Donor Advised Fund contributed $5,000 to the Easter Seals Camp Fairlee Capital Campaign to provide the need for accessible camping with its location near Chestertown. Pictured, from left, are Kenen Sklenar, President & CEO, Easter Seals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore; Jamal Cannady, Camp Fairlee participant; Erica Joseph, CFES President; and Mark … Continue reading
Terry Greenwood was named the 2015 Rotary Club of Salisbury’s Rotarian of the Year at the club’s annual Changing of the Guard ceremony June 25. Greenwood is a 38-year veteran of Rotary service. Greenwood is pictured with President Dan Williams. Greenwood over the past year served as the club’s Ways and Means chairman; president of the club’s Foundation Board; chaired … Continue reading
The square dancers from the Pinesteppers Club in Ocean Pines provided entertainment for the residents of the Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Home in Delmar on a recent afternoon. The Pinesteppers workshop their Modern Western Square Dancing every Wednesday night at the Ocean Pines Community Center. Visitors are always welcome to view the fun.
The Bank of Delmarva President and CEO Edward M. Thomas announced a recent $7,840 donation to the American Cancer Society. The funds were raised through a Relay For Life Golf Tournament organized by bank employees. Pictured, from left, are Debbie White, Community Manager for Relay For Life, and Amy Townsend, Assistant Vice President, Deposit Operations from The Bank of Delmarva.