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 »
Volunteers at the Shepherd’s Nook at the Community Church sorted and packed over 70 bags of clothing for the people in Appalachia. The clothing will be taken to Kentucky by the youth mission team of Community Church and distributed by the resource centers at schools in the Magoffin County area. Pictured are LouAnn Trummel, Joleen… Read more »
The new officers for 2008-2009 of the Ocean City Lioness Club were recently installed at their June meeting. They were President Faye Cathell, Vice President Diane Powell, Treasurer Tina Austin, Recording Secretary Bonnie Robertson, Corresponding Secretary Joan Grimes and Directors Joan Strang, Linda Schissler and Jackie Sheppard.
Jeff Thaler, left, presents a pewter tray from the congregation of Temple Bat Yam, a Reform Jewish Temple in Berlin, to Joyce Klein for her 13 years of service as treasurer during the annual meeting.
The Worcester County Commission for Women sponsored the annual McGuffey Bookworm Program on Monday, June 2. The Worcester County Commission for Women purchases book bags and books for summer reading for all Worcester County students in grades kindergarten through three. Students promised to read their books, take good care of them and to share them… Read more »
Ocean City Elementary School was the first school in the state to achieve 100 percent proficiency in mathematics and reading, as measured by the 2007 Maryland School Assessment (MSA). The accomplishment has sparked the interest of educators across the state, as well as in the United States Department of Education (USDE). Ed Cashman, center, Region… Read more »
Ocean City-Berlin Rotary Club members Louis Shockley and Doris Taylor join President Jeff Grim in promoting the Annual Ocean City-Berlin Rotary Club Flea Market on Saturday, June 21, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Harley Davidson of Ocean City. Cost for a space is $25. Bring your own set-up table and props. To reserve space contact… Read more »
Members of the Board of Directors of the Worcester County Veterans Memorial are pictured accepting a check for $1,000 from M&T Bank in Pennington Commons. Pictured are Jim Spicknall, M&T Branch Manager, Mary Ann Moore, Roseann Bridgman and Ron Haslam.
Anthony D’Antonio, director of College Guidance at Worcester Preparatory School, has been named the Potomac and Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling Counselor of the Year for the State of Maryland. Awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding secondary school counselors and college admissions counselors from each of PCACAC’s four states and the District of… Read more »
A golf tournament held in memory of Bill Wills recently raised $3,500 for the benefit of Coastal Hospice. An avid golfer and resident of River Run Golf Community, Wills had many friends who organized the event in the weeks following his death. Tournament organizers presented a check to Coastal Hospice President Marion Keenan. Pictured, from… Read more »