Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan issued a proclamation at a meeting this month that the month of October would be Breast Cancer Awareness Month. He encourages all citizens, government agencies, private businesses and nonprofit organizations to join in activities to increase awareness and prevention of breast cancer in the town. Above, Meehan presented the proclamation, from left, are Chris Butler, Sheryl Mitrecic, Bean Keagle and Meehan.
The Ocean City Elks Lodge held its annual 9/11 service to honor a policeman, fireman and paramedic chosen by their peers. Pictured, from left, are Elks Association President David Wolcortt, Ocean City Fire Department Deputy Chief Chuck Barton, Firefighter of the Year Anthony Villani, Jr., Fire Chief Chris Larmore, Elks Club Exalted Ruler James Harbour, Police Officer of the Year … Continue reading
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s Mission of Mercy Fund received $10,000 from DentaQuest to support the operational needs of the Eastern Shore’s second Mission of Mercy (MOM) dental clinic scheduled to be held April 17-18, 2015 at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center in Salisbury. Pictured, from left, are Nakia Coleman, Provider Relation Representative, DentaQuest; Andrea Cameron-Belvin, Provider … Continue reading
The Friends of WCDC (Worcester County Developmental Center) recently held elections for the 2014-2015 service year. The group provides support and assistance to the WCDC and the clients who participate in the program. It has been in existence since August 2012 and sponsors several fun-filled events throughout the year in order to raise needed funds and build community awareness of … Continue reading
Worcester County Commissioner Louise Gulyas is pictured thanking Jay Knerr of The Kite Loft for his generous donation to the Ocean City Development Corporation’s Public Art Committee’s latest Ocean City beautification project, “The OC Dolphins Sculpture,” which will welcome guests entering Ocean City via Route 90.
NASA Wallops Flight Facility Outreach and Social Media Director Rebecca Hudson received a Certificate of Appreciation from OC AARP 1917 President Chris Norris for speaking at their September membership meeting.
Adrian Wayne Watson OCEAN CITY — Adrian Wayne Watson, age 83, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 13, 2014. Born in Chincoteague, Va., he was the son of the late Windred and Estell Steelman Watson. He is survived by his wife of almost 63 years, Faye Watson, and children, Tony W. Watson and his wife Oulayvanh of Ocean … Continue reading
On Sept. 9, the Ocean Pines Boat Club organized a luncheon cruise from the Suicide Bridge Restaurant near Secretary. About 60 people enjoyed lunch while cruising on a paddle boat on the Choptank River. Matt Creamer added to the occasion with musical selections on his banjo. Pictured, from left, are event coordinator Doris Lloyd, Creamer and Commodore Frank Watkins.
The Wicomico Executive’s Fitness Council has announced that 86-year old retiree Bob Carter received this month’s Award of Excellence in recognition of his long-time commitment to nutrition and exercise. Besides being an avid cyclist, he enjoys weight training at the Richard A. Henson Family YMCA and manages two intense weight training work-outs per week. Pictured, from left, are Dan Davis, … Continue reading
Worcester County Volunteer Spirit Awards were recently presented to 12 outstanding men and women. Two from Ocean Pines-based Star Charities were among those honored. Pictured, from left, are Star Charities President Anna Foultz, honoree Star Charities volunteer Nancy Engelke, Worcester County Commissioner Bud Church, honoree Sharon Sorrentino and program Director Kelly Brinkle.