Community Foundation

Community Foundation Board Chair Art Cooley, second from left, recently congratulated professional advisors in the region who received awards for outstanding service in promoting philanthropy for the benefit of the community. Award winners are, from left, Bob Anderson, Ruth Donaway, Charles “Chip” Dashiell, and K. King Burnett. Submitted Photos

Twisters Gymnastics

Twisters Gymnastics recently hosted the Mason Dixon League’s 3rd Annual Sweet Treat Meet. The Twister gymnasts had an amazing competition producing two all-around champions, Serena Michnick and Chelsea Smith. In addition to her championship performance, Smith broke three high score records for Level C (vault, beam, and all-around). Alexis Kent topped the Level C floor… Read more »

Art League of Ocean City

The Art League of Ocean City awarded prizes for its February Show “A Moment in Time” at its First Friday Reception. Award winners were first place, Sonia Hunt “Feeding Time,” second place, Dave Ganoe “Out West,” third place, Dorothy Harrison Braun “Ford Truck,” and honorable mentions, Barbara Hager “Waiting for the Cut,” Chris Ecker “On… Read more »

Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland

The Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland recently visited the Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. Senate Building in Annapolis to brief legislators on the organization’s agenda for the coming year and to tout its project in the last year. Above with State Senator Lowell Stoltzfus are Bozy Markiewicz, past president of the Worcester County Garden Club… Read more »

Ocean City Knights of Columbus

The Ocean City Knights of Columbus recently sponsored its yearly “Keep Christ in Christmas” Poster Contest with 166 students participating. The winners received a $50 savings bond presented by Rev. Richard Smith of St. Luke’s. The winning students were Alexis Martinenza, Anastasia Nosal and Madelyn Crimmins. They are pictured above with Chairman John McDermott and… Read more »

Ocean City Lions Club

The Ocean City Lions Club recently honored Lion Wayne Cannon with the prestigious “Lion of the Year” award in recognition of his outstanding service, loyalty and devotion to Lionism. The award was given to Cannon for his efforts in helping to establish the Ocean City-Berlin Leo Club at Stephen Decatur High School. The Leo Club… Read more »

Atlantic General Hospital Medical Staff

The medical staff at Atlantic General Hospital recently elected new officers for 2008-2009. From left: Edwin T. Castaneda, MD, FACP, chief of staff; Eric B. Bontempo, DO, vice-chief of staff; Thomas D. Beck, DO, chief, Department of Surgery; Jeffrey A. Matzoni, DO, Chief, department of medicine.

Headlines Salon Stylists

Rhonda Pilarski, Darla Ostrander, Amy Jones and Terri Hedges, stylists at Headlines Salon in Ocean Pines, recently completed an advanced education course. The four-day seninar was held Jan. 13-16 at the Tigi Academy in New York City.