Voices From The Readers – July 5, 2019

Voices From The Readers – July 5, 2019

Harris Credited For Drilling VoteEditor:Congressman Andy Harris recently took a stand on behalf of his constituents against expanded offshore drilling. Marylanders have made it clear, and he listened: our coastal economy is incompatible with offshore oil drilling activities. Our fishermen, coastal business owners and Realtors depend on a clean Chesapeake Bay and healthy Atlantic coastline… Read more »

Women’s Fund Presents $40K In Grants To Charities

Women’s Fund Presents $40K In Grants To Charities

SALISBURY – The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s Women’s Fund recently granted $40,000 to area nonprofits during its 8th annual grant reception.The fund focuses its grant making efforts on addressing the unmet needs of women and girls in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties.“Each year our Women’s Fund continues to grow, allowing likeminded people to… Read more »

Shore’s First-Ever Nonprofit Impact Report Released

SALISBURY – Community leaders from around the Lower Shore last released the findings of the Strengthening Communities Nonprofit Impact Report.The study, which is the first of its kind for the region, details the economic and social impact of the nonprofit sector in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. Many significant findings, such as the annual… Read more »

Worcester Homeless Initiative Awarded

OCEAN CITY — The Worcester County Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) received the 2019 Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Employee Recognition Award for Exceptional Performance.The award recognizes programs and projects for “the outstanding achievements and contributions of MDH employees.” The award further recognizes the extraordinary team spirit of the HOT, making significant and observable changes or… Read more »