Republican women from throughout Maryland

Republican women from throughout Maryland will hold their 85th Annual Convention at the Carousel Hotel in Ocean City on Oct. 12. The Convention Planning Committee includes: front row, from left, Judy Baehman, Ann Lutz and Betty O”Brien; and, second row, Joan Gentile, Lou Etta McClaflin, Roseann Bridgman and Ann Granados.

The Art League of Ocean City

The Art League of Ocean City is holding its first ever photograph show “Through the Lens.” Monetary prizes were awarded at the opening reception Friday, Sept. 7. First and second prizes went to Lisa Tossey for her digital prints “Mardi Gras” and “Road to Assateague.” Robert Heron’s photograph “Sun Chair Reflection” took third place. Honorable… Read more »

Worcester Prep Bazaar Committee

Worcester Prep Bazaar Committee chairmen recently held a meeting to get organized for the 2007 Christmas Bazaar, which will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the school’s campus. Pictured, first row from left, are Jennifer Carey, Dagsboro; Alayne Shockley (general co-chairman), Ocean City; Lynne Conboy, Bishopville; second row,… Read more »

Mercantile Peninsula Bank

Mercantile Peninsula Bank recently donated $1,000 to the Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines Foundation. The contribution helps cover costs associated with its first annual golf tournament. The check was presented by Sarah Yost, left, Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager of the Ocean Pines office, to Sharyn O’Hare, President of the Worcester County… Read more »

Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company

Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company has announced a $15,000 pledge toward the Pocomoke Volunteer Fire Company’s Capital Campaign.  Presenting the first of three installments to Pocomoke Volunteer Fire Department’s Choppy Layton, Rick Choquette and Jimmy Hammond are Taylor Bank’s Baxter Brasure and Barry Laws. Submitted Photos

Choptank Electric Cooperative

Kenneth Collins, left, regional account representative for the Berlin District Office of Choptank Electric Cooperative, has been recognized for 15 years of service with the cooperative. With him is Regional Manager Joe Sise. Collins is a resident of Whaleyville.

David H. Schiff, D.D.S. Family Dentistry

Staff members at David H. Schiff, D.D.S. Family Dentistry in Berlin recently filled books bags with back to school supplies. Book bags were donated to children through the Worcester County GOLD back to school program. Pictured are Schiff, Lisa Schiff, Louie Bren, Tina Littleton and Patricia Laustsen. Not pictured was Terri Spedale.

Maryland Coastal Bays Foundation

Sharing a passion for protecting the environment, the Truitt Family recently made a generous donation of $2,500 to the Maryland Coastal Bays Foundation. The funds will be used to protect and manage the bays and help reinvigorate the Coastal Bays Environmental Education Program. Pictured, from left, are Libby Truitt, Mike Truitt, Dave Blazer, Executive Director… Read more »

The Delmarva Discovery Center

The Delmarva Discovery Center in Pocomoke City hosted an open house last week to introduce the community to the renovated facility, which seeks to serve as a source of learning and discovery through the preservation of cultural and natural heritage. Above, Brian Garrett, executive director of the Delmarva Discovery Center, is pictured Delegate Jim Mathias…. Read more »

Art at the Beach

Sixty-five students participated in the Art at the Beach program this summer sponsored by the Art League of Ocean City. The students received instruction from 10 volunteer members of the ALOC. Sessions were held at the Ocean Pines Library and at the ALOC. Submitted Photos