Members of the Democratic Women’s Club and Indivisible Worcester delivered coffee and donuts to the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Ocean City and inquired about what else the community could do to support staff while during the recent government shutdown. Pictured are Gail Jankowski, Dell Purell, Joe Jankowski, Joan Roache, Ron Jones, Toby Perkins, Cindy… Read more »
Democratic Women’s Club members Doris Fields, Sandy Sribnick and Debbie Shuster presented a donation of $1,175 to the Diakonia food pantry. Accepting the donation were Diakonia Executive Director Claudia Nagle and Food Pantry Manager Michelle Ascoli. Donations were collected at the Ocean City Women’s March sponsored by the DWC and Indivisible Worcester County and at… Read more »
The Republican Women of Worcester County collected $380 at their January luncheon meeting to be given to the Coast Guard Station in Ocean City during the government shutdown. RWWC member Marlene Ott purchased 19, $20 gift cards to be distributed to the Coast Guard personnel that are stationed in Ocean City.
Girl Scout Cadettes from Troop 649 have been working on their Silver Award with the Worcester County Humane Society. The shelter was in great need of “Adopt Me” vests for the shelter dogs when they go out to events. The girls put their ideas together and through research on the Internet found a pattern and… Read more »
The Eastern Shore Running Club Scholarship is now accepting applications for its inaugural $500 scholarship. The Running Club established the scholarship fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore to support graduating seniors involved in an organized track and/or cross-country sports team from Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties, including those attending Delmar High School…. Read more »
As it has since 1998, Worcester County GOLD’s 2018 Helping Hands for the Holidays Program was a success, providing holiday assistance for 355 families who live in poverty and low-income circumstances. Together with donors and volunteers, GOLD and community sponsors provided gifts for 724 children and 68 seniors and vulnerable adults with disabilities, a total… Read more »
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) has awarded Atlantic General Hospital (AGH) a $1,000 mini-grant. The purpose of the grant is to provide one-time assistance for transportation home for patients who qualify after receiving treatment in AGH’s emergency room. Pictured, from left, are Chuck Gizara, director of integrated care management at AGH; Bett… Read more »
Members of the Ocean City Career Firefighters Association teamed up with Ocean City Elementary School for their Operation Warm Project. This year, Operation Warm, coordinated by firefighter paramedic, Ryan Womer and teacher Kristin Van Kirk, provided 28 brand new coats to students. Pictured with some of the students who received coats are firefighter paramedics Galen Curtis,… Read more »