Buckingham Elementary K-Kids Club recently presented The Spirit Kitchen of Stevenson United Methodist Church with food and personal hygiene items for the pantry. Each week The Spirit Kitchen welcomes members of the community in need for a warm meal and access to its pantry supply.
Pamela Hay, a licensed counselor from the Worcester County Health Department, was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Hay spoke about the “Center for Clean Start” program that treats pregnant women with drug and alcohol addiction. Hay, left, is pictured… Read more »
The American Legion Auxiliary recognizes active duty families who have a loved one serving in the Armed Forces with their Blue Star Banner program. Above, Auxiliary Unit 166 recently gave six local families banners to display in their homes to show they are a Blue Star Family, including Dynita Hayes (US Air Force Airman First… Read more »
American Legion Synepuxent Post #166 celebrated the 98th birthday of the American Legion this month and presented its First Responders Awards program. The ceremony was led by Chairman Sarge Garlitz and Post #166 Commander Tom Wengert. The awards were followed by the singing of God Bless America by Rosie Garlitz and birthday cake. Receiving awards… Read more »
Verizon TCC of Ocean Pines recently a donated a wealth of school supplies to students at Showell Elementary School. Pictured, from left, are kindergarten teacher Emily Shockley, second-grade teacher Jane Flynn, Jennie Griffin, Jay Wimbrow and Laura Wheeler of Verizon TCC and first-grade teacher and guidance counselor Ed Reid.
Gregory Purnell was the guest speaker at the March meeting of the Worcester County NAACP. He shared fascinating facts about local African American history. Pictured, fro mleft, are Board officers Cyril Achonlonu, Linda Purnell, Gregory Purnell, Gabe Purnell and President Roxie Dennis Achonlonu. The next meeting is April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Tyree AME… Read more »
On Sunday, March 19, a crowd gathered for the Consecration Service for the recently expanded Shepherd’s Nook and Sarah’s Pantry at the Community Church at Ocean Pines. The 1,700-square-foot expansion provides a private entrance for food distribution and storage, a massive clothing sorting area, second floor storage and more than double the amount of retail… Read more »
The Worcester County Commissioners last week proclaimed March as Women’s History Month in Worcester to recognize the contributions of women to the economic, cultural and social vitality of the county. Above, County Commissioner Diana Purnell presents the proclamation to Commission for Women Chair Eloise Henry-Gordy.