Diakonia Executive Director Bee Miller recently spoke to the Ocean City Lions Club about services offered. Diakonia is the only comprehensive provider of emergency services for men, women and families on the Lower Shore of Maryland and provides emergency housing and food assistance. Services have expanded to include case management, housing assistance, homeless prevention, and veteran services. … Read more »
American Legion Post 166 donated $8,000 in April to four local organizations — Worcester County Parks and Recreation Department, the Ocean City Parks and Recreation Department, Boy Scout Troop 261, and Coastal Hospice. Left, presenting the contribution to Scout Troop members Mason Foxwell, Bennett Brown, and Jeorg Leinemann were Post Commander Tom Wengert and George… Read more »
The Republican Women of Worcester County had its general luncheon meeting on April 22, at Fager’s Island in Ocean City. Guest speaker was Worcester County State’s Attorney Kris Heiser, who is pictured with RWWC Executive Board members Jean Delcher, Susan Ostrowski, Beth Rodier, Mary Adair, Sandy Zitzer, Theresa Denshuick and Amy Mike.
Family and friends of the late Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputy 1st Class Brian K. Heller recently presented a check for $3,000 for the endowed scholarship in his name, which benefits Wor-Wic Community College criminal justice students from Worcester, Wicomico or Somerset counties. Pictured, from left, are Dr. Ray Hoy, president of Wor-Wic Community College;… Read more »
OC Lions visit 4Steps Therapeutic Riding Program to learn about their services and present a check. 4Steps works with children and adults with physical, emotional and behavioral health issues. Pictured, from left, are OC Lions Director Doug Parks, 4Steps Executive Director Sandy Winter, OC Lions 1st Vice President Scott Stark and President Mike Hooper. Riding is… Read more »
On April 21, 2021 volunteers assembled the traveling version of the Vietnam Memorial Wall at the Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines. The community was asked to volunteer to both assemble and break down the Wall That Heals. Among the many volunteers were members of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City Maryland. … Read more »
The General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) annually recognizes a woman, past or present, who has made a difference in her community, and submits a brief biography and photo of the honoree for inclusion in the National Society’s Women in American History Project database. This year, the chapter honored… Read more »
The Worcester County NAACP Chapter 7029B met at Stephen Decatur Park for a group photo of the 2021-2022 Executive Board. Pictured are Judy Davis, Press; Dr. Roxie Dennis Acholonu, Religious Affairs; Catherine Freeman, Political Action; Christine Clark, Treasurer; Linda Hilliard, Secretary; Ivory Smith, President; and Rev. James Jones and Larry Ryan, Environmental and Climate Justice.
On Doctors’ Day last month, Atlantic General Hospital’s medical staff decided to share the recognition with all clinical and support staff within the organization who make it possible for them to deliver great care. Dr. Cory Carpenter, emergency department physician and chief of the medical staff at Atlantic General, presented employees with a hero pin… Read more »