WBOC Anchor Speaks To WPS Students

WBOC16 Anchor/Managing Editor Steve Hammond visited Worcester Preparatory School to talk to the senior Contemporary Issues classes about news reporting during political campaigns. Pictured, from left, are Ben Mumford, Hunter Harmon, Alexia Buas, Hammond, Hope Evans, Maddy DiNardo, Rubab Ahmad and Head of the Upper School Nancy Decker.

Apple Turkeys At OCES

Ocean City Elementary students Jenna Banks and Wesley Powell show off their turkeys prior to Thanksgiving break. Faith Murray’s 4th grade class completed a “How To” activity on How to Make an Apple Turkey For Thanksgiving using apples, toothpicks, and candy. Submitted Photos

RWWC Annual Dinner

The Republican Women for Worcester County’s (RWWC) annual dinner was held last month at the Carousel Hotel. Pictured, from left, are Joan Gentile, RWWC President; Andrew M. Langer, speaker who is the president of the Institute for Liberty; and Gail Schuler, RWWC First Vice President.

Easter Seals’ New Location

Longtime friend and supporter of Easter Seals, Maryland Delegate Norman Conway, recently visited Easter Seals’ new Salisbury location. He is joined by Easter Seals board member Beverly Ward and 5-year-old Devin Chambers, who receives services.

PES Recommended For Reaccreditation

The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools recently recommended Pocomoke Elementary, Middle, and High Schools for reaccreditation. Pictured above are, from left, Pocomoke Elementary School Principal Todd Hall, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Dr. John Gaddis, Pocomoke Middle School Principal Caroline Bloxom, and Pocomoke High School Principal Tyrone Mills.

Turkeys For Seton Center

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore Board Members recently donated turkeys to the Seton Center to provide hot meals for families in financial crisis during the holiday season. Pictured, third row from left, are Joe Ruark, Bill Middleton, Vince Tolbert, Steven Leonard, Ira “Buck” Shockley and Gene Adkins; second row, Gage Thomas, Ginny Reid… Read more »

Adkin’s Company Generous Donation

The Adkins Company of Berlin has made a gift of $5,000 to the capital campaign to build a new athletic field house at Seahawk Stadium. The capital campaign is a project of the Stephen Decatur High School Alumni Association. Presenting the donation to Lou Taylor, SDHS Principal, are Adkins Company owners Richard and Cheryl Holland,… Read more »

Certified Status Obtained

BERLIN – The National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE) has announced that John Motsko, Diabetes Resource Pharmacist at Apple Discount Drugs, achieved Certified Diabetes Educator® (CDE®) status by successfully completing the Certification Examination for Diabetes Educators.Candidates must meet rigorous eligibility requirements to be able to take the examination. Achieving certification status demonstrates to people… Read more »

Things I Like

Four days off for Thanksgiving

 Old photo albums that show their age 
Beach pictures of my kids

 New shoes

 The Good Wife’s cast

 Seeing my kids after a doctor’s appointment

 Watching high school sports

 Morning showers

 The calm that comes from a quiet house
 The view of OC from Assateague

 Apples and peanut butter

Less Risk For More Reward

OCEAN CITY – Balancing risk against the potential for returns underpins nearly every investment decision. Lately, though, that balance has been difficult to achieve.The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX), which measures expectations of future volatility in the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index, has reached historic levels over the past few years. It’s not… Read more »