The Republican Women of Worcester County held their January luncheon meeting at the Captains Table Restaurant last Thursday. Guest speakers were Pat Schrawder, Senator Mary Beth Carozza’s representative, who gave a report on the legislative happenings in Annapolis and Chip Bertino, Worcester County Commissioner, who gave an update on county government and the community. Standing… Read more »
Moms Demand Action joined the Ocean City Women’s Day March to celebrate the 100 years of women’s suffrage in the U.S. A spokeswoman from the Eastern Shore, MD Moms Demand Action, Kady Everson, talked about the inextricable link between gun violence and intimate partner violence. The organization’s goal is to establish common-sense gun laws.
The Ocean Pines Players, coming off a successful and active 2019 season, held its annual meeting Jan. 11 and elected new officers and an expanded Board of Directors. Pictured, from left, are new officers Kathy Wiley, vice president; Steve Habeger, secretary, Mary Ellen Chilcoat, treasurer; and Jerry Gietka, president. Other board members include Carol Aikman,… Read more »
The Elks “Hoop Shoot” Free Throw Contest is the largest and most visible of the many youth activities sponsored by Elks’ lodges. Ocean Elks Lodge 2645’s Hoop Shoot was held this month at Worcester Prep and 47 children from various schools participated. Pictured are 33 volunteers including event chairman John Belzner and Lodge Exalted Ruler… Read more »
The Ocean City Lodge of the Sons and Daughters of Italy installed a new president and executive board at its January meeting. Pictured with the new board are newly installed President Vincent Mollicone and outgoing President Vito Potenza. Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge 2474 is a Social and Cultural organization that meets monthly, except… Read more »
Wor-Wic Community College recently held a graduation ceremony for area residents who earned their high school diplomas through the adult education services offered by the college. Participating in the ceremony were front, from left, Rose Cartwright, Norma Higginbotham, Evette King-Palmer and Teresa Mansfield of Salisbury; second row, Jennifer Raab and Megan Tinsmith of Delmar, Rochelle… Read more »
The Ocean City Lodge of the Sons and Daughters of Italy has awarded its 2019 Distinguished Citizens of the Year award to Sal and Mary Castorina of Frankford, Del. The couple was honored for years of significant contributions to the local community, including mentoring students, providing food for needy families and local food pantries and… Read more »