At the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 166 September meeting, President Emily Nock presented a plaque to Karen Thompson for being named the 2019-2020 Member of the Year.
The Ocean City Surf Club recently presented the Ocean City Police Department with 30 Dunkin Gift Cards to pay respect, show appreciation and thank them for their service in our community. Pictured, from left, are Sergeant Rick Wawrzeniak, OCSC Vice-President Rusty Ruszin, OCSC President Tommy Vach and Pfc. Jennifer Smithhart. Submitted Photos
The Worcester County Democratic Campaign Center invites the public to visit the office at 220 N. Washington Street in the Snow Hill town business district. Sponsored by the Worcester County Democratic Central Committee, office visitors are required to wear a mask and one will be furnished, if needed. Pictured are volunteers Christina Hulslander and Doug… Read more »
The Worcester County NAACP Car Prayer Vigil for George Floyd, held on June 5, was hosted by Rev. Betty Smith of Tyree AME Church. NAACP President Ivory Smith is pictured with his daughter, Natasha Smith, welcoming approximately 75 cars to the service. Eight racially-diverse religious leaders shared their message of hope and solidarity following the tragic… Read more »
The Ocean City Lions Club donated $5,000 to US Kennels to support its mission of helping disabled vets while saving shelter animals. The program rescues, rehabilitates and trains dogs in advanced obedience and medical tasks. Pictured, from left, are Past President Norm Cathell, 1st Vice President Mike Hooper, US Kennel President Mirela Hardy, founder Chris… Read more »
Community partners, including members of the Maryland Moms Demand Action Eastern Shore local group, rallied outside the Salisbury Government Office Building on June 16 when a vote for the Second Amendment Preservation Resolution for Wicomico County was scheduled. While County Sheriff Mike Lewis withdrew the resolution from the agenda, gun safety advocates say they will… Read more »
Artist Jessica Schlegel of Salisbury has completed a four-sided mural on the utility box at Wicomico Street and Philadelphia Avenue in Ocean City depicting local scenes and celebrating the resort. The ongoing utility box painting project is part of the Art League of Ocean City’s outreach mission and the Ocean City Development Corporation’s Public Art… Read more »
The Kiwanis Food Drive helped to re-supply the Diakonia Food Pantry last month. Kiwanis members Diane Denk, Diane Sparzak and Sue Wineke, were in the Ocean Pines Community Center parking lot to accept donations. Thanks to the community and Kiwanis member donations, three vehicles were filled with non-perishables, which were immediately delivered to the Diakonia… Read more »
The Masked Superhero Project is a coordinated effort by Rotary International District 7630, which includes 39 clubs and 1,500 Rotarians in the State of Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland to assist in the fight against the spread of the COVID 19 virus pandemic. In the month of April and May, District Rotarians and… Read more »
Atlantic Physical Therapy, a family owned physical therapy company with nine clinics, donated $1,000 each to the Food Bank of Maryland and the Delaware Food Bank. Pictured, from left, are CEO Robert Hammond, Jr.; Michele Herold, APT representative; and Jennifer Small, director of Regional Services-Maryland Food Bank.