On Sept. 26, the Democratic Club of Worcester County received a report on the Ocean City Cold Weather Shelter from Robin Derrickson. Based on the good work done by the united Ocean City churches participating in this shelter, the club presented a donation of $100 to assist in their efforts. Above, President Stephen Cohen presented the… Read more »
The Worcester County Commissioners stand with representatives from the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office and Worcester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association to recognize October as National Fire Prevention Month and Oct. 6-12 as National Fire Prevention Week. Pictured, front from left, Volunteer Firemen’s Association President Tim Jerscheid, Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Matt Owens, Fire Marshal Jeff… Read more »
Worcester County GOLD (Giving Other Lives Dignity), a volunteer-based nonprofit organization, provided backpacks filled with grade-level appropriate school supplies for 445 children, 195 of whom were sponsored by businesses and individuals in the community. Along with donations and assistance from volunteers, GOLD provided backpacks filled with school supplies for the remaining 250 children. One of… Read more »
The Republican Women of Worcester County (RWWC) celebrated September as Literacy Month in local libraries and schools. RWWC supports Worcester County’s public libraries with monetary donations to purchase books for their shelves each year. Receiving a check from RWWC Literacy Committee members Marge Matturro and Liz Mumford is Dawn Mackes, center, branch Manager of the… Read more »
SoDel Cares, the philanthropic arm of SoDel Concepts, recently donated $4,000 to Primeros Pasos, an early childhood care and education center in Georgetown, Del. Pictured, from left, are Sandy Baker, president of the board of Primeros Pasos; Casey Christophel, executive director of Primeros Pasos; Lindsey Barry, controller for SoDel Concepts; and Sally Beaumont, Primeros Pasos board member.
Bob Long and Don McMullen recently presented a check to Worcester County Humane Society for over $2,000 from the Ernie Stiles Memorial Bavarian Charity Match that was held at the Ocean Pines Golf Club on Sept. 13. Pictured, from left, are Long with WCHS volunteers Mary Jo Armiger, Mary Martinez, Nick Sprouse and Sandi Fleischer and… Read more »
Representatives from the Matt Ortt Companies and Ocean Pines Yacht Club on Friday presented a $600 check donation to Coastal Hospice, representing funds from an Oyster & Bull Bash held at the Yacht Club on Sept. 7. Above, Beverage Director Kearston Frey, left, and Special Events Coordinator Lia Isel of the Matt Ortt Companies present… Read more »
At the September meeting, Worcester County NAACP hosted a discussion with Worcester Board of Education Chief Academic Officer Denise Shorts, who described the curriculum changes and expectations for this current school year. Shorts is pictured with NAACP President Ivory Smith Sr. and chapter members.