The Women’s Council of Realtors

The Women’s Council of Realtors recently presented a donation to Diakonia’s Out Reach Program. Diakonia was able to use the funds to implement a Family Night where all participants will gather and prepare dinner and enjoy a bonding time with games and simple entertainment. Pictured, form left, are Terri Bradford, Hileman Real Estate; Debbie Tingle,… Read more »

Art League of Ocean City

More than 125 people attended the Art League of Ocean City (ALOC) Starving Artist Supper earlier this month. Prizes for the holiday show were presented at the dinner. First prize went to James Connolly for his photo; second to Heidi Wetzel for her mixed media; and third to Rina Thaler for her watercolor. Honorable mentions… Read more »

Worcester County Garden Club

The monthly meeting of the Worcester County Garden Club was held at Bethany United Methodist Church Hall off Route 611. The theme was “Be Creative” with guest demonstrator, Patrick Hochmuth of Dried & Crafted Gourds. Pictured with Hochmuth are some of the club members with gourds they painted.

Decatur Lifesavers

Al and Jeanne LaVie were the recipients of Stephen Decatur High Schools newly formed “Decatur Lifesavers” Red Cross Club’s first local outreach project. The club volunteered to come out to the LaVie’s home and do exterior painting, clean the gutters, redo garden beds, cut branches, small trees and overgrowth from around the house and do… Read more »

The Arbor at Ocean Pines

The General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently visited with veterans at The Arbor at Ocean Pines in observance of Veterans Day.  Seated, from left, are Veterans EP Chmielewski, Bob Massey, William Harris, John Spurrier and Will Russell. Standing, from left, are DAR members Pat Arata, Sue Mallory, Jacqueline Spurrier,… Read more »

Art League of Ocean City

Kay Hoyle of Ocean Pines has won the Art League of Ocean City scholarship raffle. The prize is David Orlando Bunting’s oil painting, “The Avondale,” representing Baltimore Avenue and Talbot Street in downtown Ocean City circa 1925. It is from a postcard of that era. Raffle proceeds support the annual scholarship fund. The ALOC presents… Read more »

Woman’s Club of Ocean City

Woman’s Club of Ocean City

The Woman’s Club of Ocean City recently presented a check for $5,000 to be used for the new Ocean City branch of the Worcester County Library. Pictured, from left, are Carlyn McMullen, club past president; Ocean City Head Librarian Andrewa Schlottman; County Library Director Mark Thomas; Gloria Bassich, club president; and Diana Ripple, club vice… Read more »

Women Supporting Women

Women Supporting Women (WSW), a nonprofit organization that provides support and resources for breast cancer survivors, is currently conducting a campaign to raise funds for the group’s endowment fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES). Richard Van Gelder and his sister, Pamela M. Niemiec, gave the initial gift that established the Women… Read more »

American Cancer Society

Dr. Lawrence Michnick, middle, and Dr. Geoffrey Robbins, right, owners of Atlantic Dental Cosmetic & Family Dentistry in West Ocean City, present a check for $2,500 to Stephanie Meehan, chairperson of the Holiday Wrappings Committee. The donation will aid in the crusade against cancer and directly benefit the American Cancer Society’s annual “Holiday Wrappings” Luncheon,… Read more »