The Dispatch newspaper and Ravens Roost 58 each donated $500 worth of gifts and gift cards to help one local family in need have a special Christmas this year. The donation was made to Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services, which through its CASA program works directly with the family. Pictured, from left, are Nina… Read more »
Loving Hands For All is a group of dedicated women that meets weekly at St. Luke’s Catholic Church to knit and crochet items for those less fortunate. For 13 years these women have been creating much needed items, such as baby blankets and hats and adult hats and scarves, for Peninsula Regional Medical Center, St. Luke’s, Coastal… Read more »
Phil Ludlum from American Legion Post #166 presented a $1,000 check to Joe Manganello, president of the Ocean City Downtown Association, for the Light Up OC program. The local legion post is one of the original supporters of the program to bring holiday lights back to Downtown Ocean City, contributing a total of $6,800 for… Read more »
On Dec. 3, members of the Worcester County Garden Club participated in the State House Tree Decorating event. This was the fourth year for the club’s entry. During a separate workshop, many members painted pine cones to simulate zinnias. Sea shell and ribbon garland adorned the tree as well as monarch butterflies. Pictured are First… Read more »
Another successful coat drive by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City was completed when approximately 80 coats were delivered to The Joseph House in Salisbury and another 25 to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Ocean City. Pictured, from left, are Kiwanis Coat Drive co-chair Kitty Wrench, Sister Virginia and co-chair Sue Wineke.
Drs. Chris and Tracy Rush of Healing Hands Chiropractic did not charge for appointments on Oct. 31, but instead asked their patients to make donations to the Worcester County Education Foundation. Above, Dr. Tracy Rush presents a $1,796 donation check to Lou Taylor, superintendent of Worcester County Public Schools.
The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) recently hosted its first charity Golf Tournament at the Ocean City Golf Club, Seaside Course. The association raised over $12,000 for the Coastal REALTORS® Foundation, which is a fund held by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore and will be accessible to members of Coastal to support their… Read more »
The Ocean City Development Corporation and Downtown Association would like to thank the many donors who contributed funds for Giving Tuesday on Nov. 27. The campaign raised almost $13,000 for the Light Up OC program, which provides holiday displays and lights in Ocean City. People interested in donating can still mail a check to OCDC… Read more »