Worcester County NAACP Branch #7029 helped with the Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore Inspire 2022 event at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. The career exploration event exposes eighth graders to jobs on the shore. Worcester NAACP members were part of the Welcome & Exit Team, greeting students and showing them where to report…. Read more »
Nancy Howard, board member of the Worcester County Arts Council, and Rina Thaler, executive director of the Art League of Ocean City, present filmmaker Fiona O’Brien of Bishopville, Md., with a $1,500 grant award funded jointly by the Arts Council and the Ocean City Film Festival. The grant supports O’Brien’s creation of a new film… Read more »
PCs for People, a national nonprofit, partnered with the Maryland Department of General Services to bring 90 personal computers to students enrolled in Wor-Wic’s Maryland high school diploma and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. Wor-Wic adult education student Ashley Brummell, right, is pictured getting her free computer from Warren Gatewood of PCs for… Read more »
In March, the OC Lions presented a $1,000 donation to the Worcester County Developmental Center. Pictured left to right are OC Lions President Scott Stark, Worcester County Developmental Center Executive Director Jack Ferry and Lions Past District Governor Norm Cathell.
Dimitrios Cavathas, chief executive director of the Lower Shore Clinic (LSC) and Go-Getters Inc., recently spoke at the Ocean City Lions Club meeting. LSC provides an integrated outpatient mental health, addictions, and primary care clinic as well as residential rehabilitation programs, supported employment and health home services serving 2,000 members of the lower four Eastern… Read more »
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City heard from representatives of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) at its meeting March 30. CASA volunteers advocate for abused and neglected children going through the court system. Kiwanis President Tim Lund, center, presented a $500 donation to CASA Volunteer Coordinator Kayla Figueroa, left, and CASA Director Jerrona… Read more »
The American Legion Synepuxent Post 166 honored Legionnaire Charles Spaziani for five decades of membership last month. Spaziani, left, receives a plaque from 2nd Vice Commander Bob Paul, recognizing his 50 years of continuous membership in the national veterans’ organization. Spaziani, who served in the Army, received the plaque at the March meeting of Ocean… Read more »
Ocean City Knights of Columbus Council #9053 and Ocean City Lady Knights Auxiliary, Inc. held a “Bingo Luncheon” raising $1,735 and donated it to St. Mary Star of the Sea-Holy Savior Catholic Church. Pictured from left to right are Grand Knight SK Thomas Herwig, Rev. John T. Solomon, parish administrator, and Dee Matthews, Ocean City… Read more »
Ocean City Knights of Columbus Council #9053, Pope John Paul II Assembly #2454, and Ocean City Lady Knights Auxiliary, Inc. held “Bingo for Babies.” The event raised $5,000 that was donated to the Grace Center for Women’s Health in Berlin.
The Worcester County NAACP celebrated March’s Women’s History Month’s theme, “Providing healing, promoting hope.” Key women in the community were recognized, including Linda McGean of Ocean City Elementary School. McGean was nominated by Ivory Smith, Worcester County NAACP President, for her hard work day in and day out for all the kids. McGean has served… Read more »