Barbara Entwistle, coordinator for Pillowcase Ministry, was recently awarded the 2020 Jefferson Award by WBOC TV news anchor Kimberly Wiggins. Family and volunteer participants enjoyed refreshments while sharing in the surprise announcement at the Clarion. Since its inception in 2011, Pillowcase Ministry has grown from sundresses made from pillowcases to shorts, market bags, backpacks, shower and… Read more »
Executive Director NamedBERLIN – Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services, (WYFCS) has announced Dr. Jennifer Leggour as the new executive director.Leggour, is an Ocean City native, who currently resides locally with her husband and children. She graduated from Stephen Decatur High School, then obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Salisbury University. She… Read more »
The Worcester County Commission for Women (WCCW) has chosen former Worcester County Commissioner Judy Boggs of Ocean Pines as its Woman of the Year. The WCCW will hold its annual Women’s History Luncheon on March 25 at the Clarion Hotel in Ocean City when Boggs will be honored for her service to the county and… Read more »
The Republican Women of Worcester County collected over 1,400 Valentine cards this month and distributed them to Veterans Homes and VA Hospitals in Maryland. Pictured, from left, are Linda Dearing of Copy Central who generously boxed and mailed the cards again this year and Vera Beck, RWWC Caring for America chair.
The Executive Advisory Council of Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business recently recognized alumnus Dwight “Duke” Marshall for his contributions to the region, presenting him with the Perdue Executive Advisory Council Leadership Award. Marshall is pictured above with SU President Charles Wight, left.
The five winners of the Ocean City Elks Drug Awareness Program were recently recognized. There was a tie for first place between Catherine Cullen and Caitlin Shimko, front, for submissions from Worcester Preparatory School. Pictured, back from left, are WPS Head of Middle School Megan Wallace, Elks Drug Awareness Chairperson Chet Foster, Elks Exalted Ruler… Read more »
The Delmarva Shorebirds Community Fund presented a $25,000 donation to Wicomico Recreation & Parks’ Field 7 ½ initiative. Field 7 ½ is designed to provide individuals with physical or mental disabilities the opportunity to play baseball. With a location between existing fields 7 and 8 at the Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex, Field 7 ½… Read more »
The Worcester County NAACP hosted Census spokesperson James Jones at its January meeting. Jones emphasized the significance of the 2020 Census as the results help determine our state’s representatives in Congress. The NAACP meetings are held the third Thursday of the month at the North Worcester County Senior Center in Berlin. Jones is pictured with NAACP… Read more »
Exalted Ruler Kevin Matthews initiated 27 new members into Ocean City Elks Lodge 2645 last month in the Flaig-Wagner Banquet Hall at the Elks Lodge on Sinepuxent Avenue. After the ceremony, new members along with family and friends, enjoyed camaraderie and fellowship in the downstairs lounge. Submitted Photos