The OC Lacrosse Classic Golf Outing annually presents a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving Worcester County High School lacrosse player who will continue his/her lacrosse career in college. This year’s winner is Christian Coates of Worcester Prep, who will be continuing his playing at Harvard University. He is pictured receiving the scholarship from Bill O’Donnell,… Read more »
At the June meeting of the Ocean Pines Garden Club, the club awarded its first scholarship. The recipient was Megan Lawton, a recent Stephen Decatur High School graduate. Pictured with Lawton is Sonny Lee, left, scholarship chairperson, and Darlene Musitano, club president, and Megan. A luncheon was held to celebrate the event.
Mark Rhodes, left, a representative from the Giant Food stores, presents a check to Dr. Barry Tull, Headmaster of Worcester Preparatory School. The check was a donation from the Giant Foods A+ Bonus Bucks Program. For those who register for the A+ program, a portion of money spent at Giant is contributed to the designated… Read more »
The Parke at Ocean Pines celebrated its annual Gala at the Clarion Resort Hotel in Ocean City on May 31. One of the highlights of the evening was the 50/50 drawing won by Jane Simcock, who received half of the cash, with the other 50 percent to benefit the charity of her choice. By the… Read more »
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Worcester County Public Schools’ Adult Education division to fund an instructional program aimed at teaching English to adults from foreign countries. Partnering with the school system in this effort are Ocean City’s Council for Educational Travel, USA (CET USA) and St. Mary’s Holy Savior Catholic… Read more »
Volunteers at the Shepherd’s Nook at the Community Church sorted and packed over 70 bags of clothing for the people in Appalachia. The clothing will be taken to Kentucky by the youth mission team of Community Church and distributed by the resource centers at schools in the Magoffin County area. Pictured are LouAnn Trummel, Joleen… Read more »
The new officers for 2008-2009 of the Ocean City Lioness Club were recently installed at their June meeting. They were President Faye Cathell, Vice President Diane Powell, Treasurer Tina Austin, Recording Secretary Bonnie Robertson, Corresponding Secretary Joan Grimes and Directors Joan Strang, Linda Schissler and Jackie Sheppard.
Jeff Thaler, left, presents a pewter tray from the congregation of Temple Bat Yam, a Reform Jewish Temple in Berlin, to Joyce Klein for her 13 years of service as treasurer during the annual meeting.
The Worcester County Commission for Women sponsored the annual McGuffey Bookworm Program on Monday, June 2. The Worcester County Commission for Women purchases book bags and books for summer reading for all Worcester County students in grades kindergarten through three. Students promised to read their books, take good care of them and to share them… Read more »
Ocean City Elementary School was the first school in the state to achieve 100 percent proficiency in mathematics and reading, as measured by the 2007 Maryland School Assessment (MSA). The accomplishment has sparked the interest of educators across the state, as well as in the United States Department of Education (USDE). Ed Cashman, center, Region… Read more »