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 »
Alan Lee, 13 year director of the Lower Shore Chapter of the American Red Cross, was honored at a surprise retirement dinner and roast recently at Reflections. Lee was surprised by many friends and family members at the event. Above, Lee is pictured blowing out candles on a cake during the first-class sendoff.
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 »
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 »
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 (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 »