Aaron Reid, with United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, accepts $350 from the UPS softball game from UPS employee Michelle Calderone. United Way’s partnership with UPS is instrumental in meeting the most critical needs in the Lower Shore community. UPS contributed more than $24,000 to the local United Way last year alone.
The Youth Foundation Advisory Committee of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore has awarded $3,500 in grants to help youth during 2007. Grants were awarded to three nonprofit organizations including $1,000 to Green Gate Farm to provide funding for student scholarships for a summer camp program for youth. Above, Heather Gates, Green Gate Farm… Read more »
Cheryl Layfield, who has been a nurse for 27 years and a nurse practitioner for 12 years, received the Delaware Excellence in Nursing Practice Award for Advanced Practice at the Delaware Nurses Association Awards Banquet held in Dover in July. Layfield provides summer support at the Atlantic General Health System’s Townsend Medical Center in Ocean… Read more »
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore recently awarded a $6,260 grant from the Community Needs Program to Maryland Capital Enterprises to provide support for two workshops targeted to potential entrepreneurs and to develop leadership and marketing skills for business owners. Pictured are Spicer Bell, CFES President, and Hayley Gallagher, Maryland Capital Enterprises Executive Director.
First Shore Federal Savings and Loan recently presented a donatio to the Delmarva Discovery Center, which will serve as a source of learning and discovery on the Pocomoke River for the public through the preservation and interpretation of its cultural and natural heritage. Above, the bank’s Jim Jones and Leonard Brown are pictured with Barbara… Read more »
Chris Trimper, 30, of West Ocean City, was recently installed as President or “King Lion” of the Ocean City Lions Club. Trimper currently is the quality control coordinator of Trimper’s Amusements in downtown Ocean City. Above, Trimper is being congratulated by his grandfather, Granville Trimper. The elder Trimper has been a member of the Ocean… Read more »
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore has awarded a $3,250 Community Needs Program Grant to the Deaf Independent Living Association (DILA), which serves hearing impaired individuals in the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. The grant will provide training for healthcare providers of adults with disabilities and the hearing impaired to help increase awareness of… Read more »
Lieutenant Ward Kovacs of the Ocean City Beach Patrol visited with children during storytime at The Children’s Book Garden in West Ocean City. Kovacs shared beach safety tips as well as, some of the neat and unusual objects he finds while at work.
The Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America, has been awarded a $5,000 Community Needs Grant by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore to provide support for an alumni identification and re-involvement project. Pictured, from left, are Spicer Bell, Community Foundation President; and representing the Boy Scouts of America, Patrick Sterrett, Scout Executive and Janice… Read more »
Women’s Council of REALTORS® presented the Ocean City Lions Club with donations to help with the drive to raise money to benefit the wounded Military Warriors in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars over the Fourth of July Holiday. The Lions Club has raised and delivered directly to the soldiers almost $100K to help supplement these… Read more »