On June 12, members of the Ocean City Power Squadron (OCPS) participated in the annual spring cleanup of Pintail Park in Ocean Pines. The OCPS has “adopted” Pintail Park and has maintained it for the past several years. Pictured, from left, are Tony Curro, John Hess, John Tellman, Jeanne Stiehl, Neal Lookner and Tony Smith.
The families attending the “Free Family Art Day” celebration on Saturday, June 17 at the Ocean City Center for the Arts dedicated the area’s newest “Little Free Library” where anyone is welcome to take a book or leave a book. The library was constructed by Don Lehman, third from left, and has wings to tie… Read more »
A fundraiser for the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay was sponsored by Anna Foultz and Star Charities at the Sunset Grille in Ocean City, June 11 to a sellout crowd of Anna’s supporters. Along with $2,300 raised for the Girl Scouts, Foultz was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by Anne Hogan, left, CEO… Read more »
Members of the Maryland Correctional Administrators Association (MCAA) recently established a permanent endowment fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) to support scholarships for employees or family members of an agency that is a “regular member” of MCAA. Qualified scholarship candidates must be seeking a career in the field of corrections or… Read more »
Barbara Purnell, president of Germantown School Community Heritage Center, received the prestigious Berlin Award at the 52nd Annual Award Banquet last month. The recipients of this award are selected for their unselfish effort and dedication to Berlin. Germantown School, a historical gem, was built by the community and Rosenwald Foundation in 1923 to educate African American… Read more »
MAC’s home-delivered meals recipients recently received emergency kits to help them be prepared for weather-related emergencies, such as hurricanes, floods and Nor’easters. Kit sponsors included Apple Drug, Milford Street Pharmacy, VFW Posts 194 and 2996, American Legion Posts 123 and 64; Princess Anne, Ocean City and Pittsville Lions Clubs; Retired & Senior Volunteer Program and… Read more »
The Kiwanis Club of Ocean Pines-Ocean City recently made two donations in support of local children. Pictured, left, are Ocean Pines Department of Recreation & Parks Programs Supervisor Katie Goetzinger accepting a $500 donation from Kiwanis President Bab Peletier for summer camps for children. Right, from left, are Kiwanis Carolyn Dryzga, Wendy Myers of the… Read more »
The General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently presented DAR Bronze ROTC Medals to Cadet Destinee Johnson of Pocomoke High School and Madison Mendiaz of Snow Hill High School. Recipients of this award must be either a junior or senior student in a secondary school JROTC program or a… Read more »