American Legion Sinepuxent Post 166, Ocean City, recently presented a $1,000 donation to the Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines. Shown accepting the donation from Post Commander Sarge Garlitz are Memorial Co-chairmen Roseann Bridgman and Sharyn O’Hare.
Willards-based insurance company Atlantic Smith Cropper & Deeley recently made its final payment on a capital campaign pledge of $50,000 to the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation. Pictured, from left, are Toni Keiser, Atlantic General Hospital Foundation board member; Laura Deeley-Bren, president of Atlantic Smith Cropper & Deeley; and Todd Hershey, Atlantic General Hospital Foundation vice chair.
The Reverend James Isaacs, pastor of St. Andrew the Fisherman Episcopal Church in Mayo, Md., returned to Worcester Preparatory School to deliver Thanksgiving messages. Isaacs, an outstanding student and athlete who graduated in the Class of 1995, was welcomed back by his former teachers and administrators. Above, Isaacs is pictured with, from left, Madison Dyer,… Read more »
A fundraiser for the mission team heading to Gulfport, Miss. early next year was held at the 707 Sports Bar & Grille recently. Pictured are Bill Rados, left, and Matt Rados (right), owners of the 707, with Dan Jones, center, coordinator for the Katrina trip. About 30 volunteers will work on homes in the Gulfport… Read more »
The Democratic Women’s Club of Worcester County will sponsor an elementary school classroom for the Worcester County Commission on Women’s McGuffy Bookworm Program, which provides free books for all county children in grades one to four to help them retain their reading levels over the summer. Above, Club President Carolyn Herbert, right, and Treasurer Sandy… Read more »
County Commissioner Bud Church recently visited Ocean City Elementary School to see the students hard at work and stopped to visit the students in Kelly Seitzer’s fourth-grade class. Above, front row from left, are Justin Weber, Michael Tropkoff, Hailey Beswick, Daniel Moyer, Todd Petrella, Eva Fermin, Julian Tomasello, YiNa Dong; and, back, Church, Tess Hutchins,… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »