The Franklin Burroughs Golf Scholarship Fund has been established in his name. Burroughs was the owner of One-time Plumbing in Berlin for over 25 years. Presenting the scholarship award for Freda and Franklin Burroughs was Al “Hondo” Handy, pictured above with Berlin Intermediate School Principal Dr. John Gaddis, Susan Johnson, Paul Carlotta, Mia Carlotta, Lisa… Read more »
Diakonia Executive Director Claudia Nagle, right, accepts a check from The Parke at Ocean Pines Clubhouse Coordinator Jo Ann Pessagno, center, as resident and volunteer, Mary Stevens, left, looks on. The donation came from the Community Fair at the Parke, which was designed to inform the community about the advisory committees to the board of… Read more »
Ocean City/Berlin Rotary Club President Stan Kahn, left, and Flea Market Chairman Doris Taylor, right, are pictured with members from left, John Grim III, and Dave Taylor before the 2nd Annual Flea Market held at the Harley Davidson Shop in West Ocean City. All proceeds go to the Ocean City/Berlin Rotary Club Scholarship Fund.
Believe in Tomorrow recently accepted donations from the Womens’ Council of Realtors. The local chapter presented Believe in Tomorrow with sand buckets filled with summertime trinkets and beach toys to be given to the children and family members who stay at the “beach house” on 66th Street as well as their new unit on 28th… Read more »
Arlene Page, president of Democratic Women’s Club, greets Gov. Martin O’Malley at a luncheon hosted by the Democratic Women’s Club at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club on June 23. O’Malley spoke during the luncheon while in the area for the Maryland Municipal League Convention in Ocean City.
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 »