With the assistance of Larry Walton of the local AARP chapter and Candy Foreman of the local Kiwanis Club, Operation We Care, the brainchild of the late Anna Foultz, was a huge success, producing five carloads of gifts for the troops. Pictured, from left, are Sharon Hilty, Dan Peletier, Barb Peletier and Larry Walton. Also… Read more »
As part of History Week, the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum presented its annual Spirit Award to St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church. The award recognizes a person or organization that has made strides in preserving Ocean City’s cultural or natural history. Pictured, from left, are Sandy Hurley, Bunk Mann, Donna Santoni, Rev. John… Read more »
Mid-Shore Pro Bono (MSPB), a non-profit organization on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that provides free access to legal services to low income community members, announced it has been awarded $183,668 for FY21, supported by the Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC) competitive grant program. MSPB staff members pictured, first row from left, are Ivette Furneisen, Dalia Miguel… Read more »
Ray Hoy, left, president of Wor-Wic Community College, receives a $1,000 check from Freddy Mitchell, chairman of the scholarship committee of the Rotary Club of Salisbury. The Rotary Club provides scholarship funds to Wor-Wic each year for a student from Wicomico County who exemplifies the principles of the organization. Submitted Photos
Ocean City American Legion Post 166 came away from the recently held Department of Maryland State convention with four awards for excellence in its programs for posts in Maryland with 751 to 1,000 members. Pictured, from left, are Post 166 officers Robert Smith, 2nd Vice Commander; Scott LaCoss, Service Officer; W.L. (Sarge) Garlitz, Past Post… Read more »
Major John J. Andrews (U.S. Army, Ret.), a member of Ocean City American Legion Post 166, celebrated his 101st birthday while residing at the Berlin Nursing Home on Sept. 16. The post had hoped to celebrate with him in person but the covid pandemic restrictions prevented any gathering. Not to be outdone, the post arranged… Read more »
The Rotary Club of Salisbury recently constructed and donated two accessible pavilions to the Wicomico County Department of Recreation and Tourism’s Little league Challenger Division Project 7 ½, an adaptive baseball program for kids 4-18 years old with physical or intellectual disabilities. The rotarians are pictured in front of their work.