Tony Green, center, accepts a donation from the Ocean City Lions Club on behalf of the Worcester County Developmental Center (WCDC). With Green are Lions Club President Mike Hooper, left, and WCDC Executive Director Jack Ferry.
The Ocean City Lions Club joined Hope4Recovery in supporting the Worcester Goes Purple Shoe Campaign. More than 100 bags were filled with donated shoes. Funds collected will help individuals get into recovery, reduce the stigma of addiction and educate the public. Pictured, front from left, are Ocean City Lions President Mike Hooper, 2nd Vice President Bill… Read more »
The Worcester County Commissioners presented a proclamation this week recognizing March as Women’s History Month to members of the Commission for Women (CFW), honoring the contributions of these and other exemplary women to the economic, cultural and social well-being of Worcester County. Those pictured include, front from left, Terri Shockley, Co-Chair Liz Mumford, and Kim… Read more »
At their meeting Tuesday, the Worcester County Commissioners presented a proclamation recognizing March as Professional Social Work Month to, front from left, Sandy Kerrigan and Mike Trader of the Health Department and Adult Services Supervisor Monica Martin and Tammy Jones, Acting Assistant Director of Services for the Department of Social Services (DSS). The proclamation was… Read more »
Fins Hospitality Group, parent company of Claws Seafood, Fins Ale & Fish House, & Big Oyster Brewery, made a $1,000 donation to Meals on Wheels Delaware. “In this tough business climate, we still need to realize that there are people in this community that need our support. We are happy to partner with Meals on Wheels… Read more »
On behalf of the participants, volunteers and generous sponsors, Focus Multisports presented the Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company (BBVFC) a $2,000 check to be used towards the possible purchase of additional COVID decontamination equipment. Additional donations were made to supporting local high school sports organizations such as Indian River High School Tribe Lacrosse Team and… Read more »
Members of Salisbury University’s Alpha Alpha Delta chapter of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity recently participated in the “Clean Up Salisbury” campaign, picking up litter along South Boulevard. The citywide initiative is coordinated by community member Craig Faunce and the Faunce Foundation.
Lower Eastern Shore, Maryland, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America volunteers raised funds to brighten the holidays of critical care providers who deserve recognition for providing home health care services to residents of Worcester, Wicomico, and Somerset counties during the COVID-19 crisis. Gift cards were purchased for 40 home health workers who consistently… Read more »
A $10,000 gift will benefit the Salisbury’s Promise Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to Salisbury University students enrolled in the Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program. The gift was made by Dr. George and Barbara Whitehead in honor of the recent designation as an AmeriCorps School of National Service. Dr. George Whitehead founded and led the ShoreCorps/PALS… Read more »