A Week In Business

The Coastal Delaware Running Festival was a fundraiser for many local charities including Autism Delaware. Most recently John Wiley II, president of Peninsula Oil, made a donation of $5,000 to Autism Delaware. “At Peninsula, we know our neighbors and our neighbors know us. We have been serving Delmarva for over 80 years and it is our… Read more »

A Week In Business – July 29, 2016

Bank Announces Addition BERLIN — Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company President and Chief Executive Officer Raymond M. Thompson has announced that Douglass M. Cook has joined the bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer. In this role, Cook will assume the management and oversight of the bank’s loan operations including the lending team… Read more »

A Week In Business – July 22, 2016

Atlantic General Hospital recently awarded the Daisy Award for excellence in nursing to Registered Nurse Patty Tull at a recent presentation. Tull currently works in Surgical Services and has worked at Atlantic General Hospital since 2006. Winning the Daisy award was unexpected. “Deciding to go back to school and changing my life and career, I… Read more »

A Week In Business – July 15, 2016

Service Award Received REHOBOTH BEACH, DEL. — The Delaware Advisory Council on Career and Technical Education (DACCTE) recently honored SoDel Concepts, a hospitality company, with its Outstanding Service Award for a Delaware business. Samuel E. Lathem, chairman of DACCTE, presented the award on June 9, at the Outlet at the Duncan Center in Dover. Terry… Read more »

A Week In Business – July 8, 2016

The Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of the Harrison Group’s new Starbucks on 16th Street last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Pictured, front from left, are Ruth Waters, Harrison Group Sales Director; Mary Knight, OC Council Secretary; Melanie Pursel, OC Chamber Executive Director; Brett Wolf, OC Chamber President; Matt Parsons,… Read more »

A Week In Business – July 1, 2016

BEACON at Salisbury University and MAC Inc., the Area Agency on Aging, recently sponsored the 2016 GrayShore Summit, a discussion of the challenges and opportunities facing the 50-plus population on the Eastern Shore in the coming years. Pictured, from left, are keynote speaker Howard Bedlin, vice president for public policy and advocacy, National Council on… Read more »

A Week In Business – June 24, 2016

Bank of Ocean City completed recently held its Shred It Day benefiting Diakonia. The event represented a partnership with a Maryland Bankers Association initiative aimed at ending hunger in Maryland. The Shred it Day ended up shredding over 10,000 pounds of documents, collected over 3,000 pounds of food and raised $1,190 in cash donations. Pictured,… Read more »

A Week In Business – June 10, 2016

Housing Market Recap BERLIN — For the third consecutive month, contracts or pending sales are up on the Lower Eastern Shore, according to the latest figures from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR). May 2016 showed an overall 16.8-percent increase in contracts in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties, compared to the same time last year…. Read more »

A Week In Business – June 3, 2016

Official Celebrate Shore Clinic Funding SALISBURY — Senators Adelaide C. Eckardt and James N. Mathias, Jr. and Delegates Mary Beth Carozza, and Sheree Sample-Hughes joined Lower Shore Clinic and officials from Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) and the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission on May 25, to present a check award and announce a combined support… Read more »