Exalted Ruler Kevin Matthews initiated 27 new members into Ocean City Elks Lodge 2645 last month in the Flaig-Wagner Banquet Hall at the Elks Lodge on Sinepuxent Avenue. After the ceremony, new members along with family and friends, enjoyed camaraderie and fellowship in the downstairs lounge. Submitted Photos
District Governor Bill Ferguson recently installed two new members into the Ocean City-Berlin Rotary Club. Pictured, from left, are Gina Shaffer, Brian Shockley, Ferguson and the new members’ sponsor, Margaret Mudron. The club meets every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Residence Inn by Marriott in Ocean City.
Lower Shore CASA, a division of Worcester Youth & Family Counseling Services, Inc., has announced the appointment of three new Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASAs, to the program. The newly certified volunteers are Doreen Angelo Haynes, Cynthia “Cyndy” Smoak and Regina “Reggie” Chapman. CASA volunteers are court appointed, trained and committed adults who represent… Read more »
At its annual dinner, the Rotary Foundation Ocean City-Berlin Rotary Club President Margaret Mudron and her club with five awards including 100% Club Giving, 100% Every Rotarian Every Year, End Polio Now support, District Grant Award and the Rotary Citation with Silver Distinction. Pictured with the awards from left to right are Stan Kahn, Cliff… Read more »
The Salisbury Jaycees recently announced the 2019 award winners during the chapter’s annual Awards and Installation Banquet. Jason Rhodes earned the John Armbruster Award for the most active veteran member, Tyler Harwood earned the Hidden Hero Award, D’Shawn Doughty and Kyle Livingston won the Key Persons Award, Allen Swiger won the Outstanding Community Partner Award… Read more »
Nick Busko and Emory Busko of Scout Troop 621 accept a check from O.C. Lions Club President John Topfer. Emory has achieved the rank of 1st class and is the Sr. Patrol Leader of this all-girl troop. In 2019, the Boy Scouts of America allowed girls to form separate troops, follow the BSA curriculum and earn… Read more »
The Republican Women of Worcester County held their January luncheon meeting at the Captains Table Restaurant last Thursday. Guest speakers were Pat Schrawder, Senator Mary Beth Carozza’s representative, who gave a report on the legislative happenings in Annapolis and Chip Bertino, Worcester County Commissioner, who gave an update on county government and the community. Standing… Read more »
Moms Demand Action joined the Ocean City Women’s Day March to celebrate the 100 years of women’s suffrage in the U.S. A spokeswoman from the Eastern Shore, MD Moms Demand Action, Kady Everson, talked about the inextricable link between gun violence and intimate partner violence. The organization’s goal is to establish common-sense gun laws.
The Ocean Pines Players, coming off a successful and active 2019 season, held its annual meeting Jan. 11 and elected new officers and an expanded Board of Directors. Pictured, from left, are new officers Kathy Wiley, vice president; Steve Habeger, secretary, Mary Ellen Chilcoat, treasurer; and Jerry Gietka, president. Other board members include Carol Aikman,… Read more »