National Association Of Active And Retired Federal Employees Holds Biennial State Convention In Ocean City

The National Association of active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Maryland Federation held its biennial State Convention in Ocean City at the Holiday Inn Oceanfront at 66th Street. Drawing members from all over Maryland, chapter members voted on a slate of new officers for the state federation, and heard from several speakers. Pictured, seated from… Read more »

SD High School’s Kaitlyn Custer, Awarded Silver Daughters Of The American Revolution Outstanding Cadet Medal

The General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently awarded the Silver DAR Outstanding Cadet Medal to Kaitlyn Custer at Stephen Decatur High School. National Defense Chair Barbara May presented the medal, which is awarded to a student for participation in a non-ROTC, military-affiliated cadet program funded by the school… Read more »

Development Officer For AGH Foundation Guest Speaker At Sons Of Italy May Meeting

The Sons of Italy held a meeting on May 4 featuring guest speakers and new members Debby Walton and Tammy Patrick, who is the development officer for the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation and spoke the hospital’s ongoing capital campaign. Pictured, from left, are Pat Dembeck, Mary Castorina, Walton, Patrick and Sons of Italy President Vito… Read more »

Worcester County NAACP Hosts Board Of Education Personnel At Their April Meeting

Worcester County NAACP hosted Superintendent Lou Taylor and other Board of Education personnel at their April 20 meeting at Tyree AME church in Berlin. Diversity in the district’s teaching staff and racial disparity of students meeting achievement expectations was discussed. Pictured, from left, are John DiPaula, Chief Human Resources; Taylor; Dr. Roxie Dennis, NAACP President;… Read more »

Ocean Pines Boat Club Holds Annual Spring Fling

The Ocean Pines Boat Club held its annual Spring Fling at BJ’s on the Water Restaurant in Ocean City.  Almost 50 members and guests enjoyed a delicious meal, a beautiful sunset and music and dancing provided by DJ and talented musician Bob Hughes.  Pictured are Carolyn Heinglein, Nancy Engelke, event chair, and Judy Duckworth.

Salisbury Urban Ministries Receives $5,000 Community Needs Grant

Salisbury Urban Ministries (SUM) received a $5,000 Community Needs grant to expand the Kid’s Café Program, an after school and summer program that provides a safe learning environment for children in the community to help them flourish academically, socially and civically. The grant was made by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES). Aboves, CFES… Read more »

Daughters Of American Colonists Present $5,000 Check To Historic St. Martin’s Church Foundation

The Delaware State Society of The National Society of the Daughters of American Colonists presented a $5,000 check to Historic St. Martin’s Church Foundation for a window restoration project.  After the presentation, Foundation Board member Dr. G. Ray Thompson lectured on the history of St. Martin’s Church. Pictured, from left, are Lynne Murray, Delaware State… Read more »

St. Martins Church Museum Foundation Holds Reception At Merry Sherwood Plantation House

The historic St. Martins Church Museum Foundation held a Cocktail Reception at the beautiful historic Merry Sherwood plantation house in Berlin on April 28.  It was the unveiling of Architect David Quillin’s designs of St. Martin’s future comfort stations and vestry cottage. Pictured, from left, are Arlene Page, Theresa Bruner, David Quillin, Delegate Mary Beth… Read more »