Steve Jacques, nationally known square dance caller, was recently in Ocean Pines as the guest caller for the Pinesteppers Square Dance Club, which meets weekly to practice dance steps and hosts a Plus Level dance on the fourth Saturday of each month. Pictured is Jacques, left, with Club President Joe Hunter, right, and his wife… Read more »
Stephen Decatur High School Senior Peter Andes was awarded with Maryland’s 2008 American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year Award at the American Legion’s annual state convention in Ocean City on July 17. Presenting the award to Andes is Maryland’s American Legion Scout Committee Chair Charles Rummel. The award is presented to a Maryland Eagle… Read more »
During the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth Awards Ceremony that honored top-scoring students in the 2008 testing, Worcester Prep students Jordan Welch, left, Ocean Pines, and Zachary Wilson, Berlin, stood on the stage together. Welch is entering Grade 3 at Worcester Prep and Wilson, Grade 4. Both are students who love science, technology,… Read more »
Claudia Nagle, left, executive director of Diakonia, and Bruce Bright, United Way Board member and Community Investment Chairman, celebrate United Way’s record breaking funding announcement of $1,274,850 for local programs and services helping the less fortunate in our community.
Roseann Bridgman, president of the Worcester County Veterans Memorial, accepts a golf tournament sponsorship check from Marie Gilmore and India Bandorick of the O.C. Parrot Head Club. The second annual tournament to benefit the memorial will be held on Sept. 17.
Thanks to a partnership with the Wicomico County Core Services Agency, three members of the Board of Directors of The Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program (YRSPP) recently attended a seminar in Tennessee to be trained as facilitators of Survivors Of Suicide support groups, which are for those who have been left behind to deal with… Read more »
The Ocean City Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation presents a check of $1,000 to the Stephen Decatur High School Communication Arts Department for its efforts in producing the 2008 “footprints ” public service announcement. The “clean beach” message can been seen all summer on the Resort Video Guide and national networks such as TNN, Nick,… Read more »
The 31st Annual Arts and Crafts Festival, sponsored by the Pine’eer Craft Club, will be held Saturday Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at White Horse Park in Ocean Pines. Approximately 150 artisans from various states will participate, many of which have been coming for years. Preparing for the event recently were Bertha… Read more »
Temple Bat Yam Founding Rabbi Richard “Dick” Sternberger, in town to celebrate the arrival of the congregation’s new rabbi, is picutred with Rabbi Susan Warshaw before Friday night services on July 18. Submitted Photos
Ocean City/Berlin Rotary Club President Stan Kahn presents Rotary Club District Governor Cam Yorkston from Wilmington, Del. with a print of an original painting of the Ocean City Boardwalk by Lou Ann Grim during the July 16 meeting at the Carousel Resort Hotel and Condominiums.