At a recent dinner meeting, the Ocean City-Berlin Optimist Club welcomed four new members: William Outten, Em Hench, Ron Hamm and Vicki Shrier. President Christina Dolomount-Brown is pictured with Hench.
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Kiwanis Club Inducted New Members
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City recently inducted seven new members. Pictured from left to right are John Hanberry, Teri Westbrook, Jose Alverez, Mariana Alverez, Janet Wolfing, Terri Ulman and James Ulman.
Burley Oak Donates to Buckingham Elementary
Buckingham Elementary School received $206 from Burley Oak’s Pints for Pencils. Pictured are Bryan Brushmiller of Burley Oak, Chris Welch, Buckingham Elementary School principal, and Donna Pellinger, co-president of Buckingham’s PTA.
SoDel Concepts to Participate in Heart Walk
SoDel Concepts recently organized an all-female team to participate in the Southern Delaware American Heart Walk. The team, coordinated by Nelia Dolan, vice president of SoDel Concepts, participated in the walk to help raise awareness regarding heart disease.
BECF Awarded Three Inaugural Grants
The Black Excellence Community Fund (BECF) awarded three inaugural grants. Pictured from left to right are Sonya Whited, BECF founding member; Mandel Copeland of #50KSouls; Vastina Omosebi of Sisters Empowering Sisters; Shanda Ward of The Eastern Shore of Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association; Sharon Morris, BECF founding member; Lori Carter, BECF founding member.
Worcester County Commissioners Present Commendation
Barbara Purnell, president of Germantown School Community Heritage Center, right, receives a commendation on her 80th birthday from Diana Purnell on behalf of the Worcester County Commissioners.
UWLES Received Donation for the 1944 Legacy Circle Fund
United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore (UWLES) recently received $25,000 for the 1944 Legacy Circle Fund in honor of Bill and Carolee List, given by his son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Kim List of Ocean City. The 1944 Legacy Circle represents individuals who have committed to ensuring the long-term vitality of UWLES and the… Read more »
WCHS Gifted Portrait of Commodore Decatur
A portrait of Commodore Stephen Decatur Jr. was gifted to the Worcester County Historical Society by Mrs. Catherine Spence. The portrait will be displayed in the Maryland Room of the Berlin library. Pictured are Jennifer Ranck, Worcester County Library director, and Newt Weaver, Worcester County Historical Society president.
Kiwanis Club Hosts Worcester G.O.L.D. Speaker
Nicholas Cranford, executive director of Worcester G.O.L.D. (Giving Other Lives Dignity) recently spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City about the nonprofit’s efforts to provide assistance to area residents in need. Cranford, right, is pictured with Kiwanis Club President Bob Wolfing.
The Dress Ministry Donates Jump Ropes
Volunteers from The Dress Ministry—Eastern Shore, Md. are pictured with jump ropes they recently made out of cotton t-shirts. The ropes will be distributed to Guatemalan children in schools and orphanages by Kelly and Rob Smith of Living Sent Ministry.