Ocean Pines resident Pat Kanz celebrated her 95th birthday at a surprise party arranged by her family who invited members of her local bridge club. An avid bridge player and instructor, Pat credits the game with keeping her mind sharp. Pictured from left to right are Carol Stocard, Eileen McClelland, Jack Barnes, Barbara Morgan, Andrea… Read more »
Margaret Mudron, past treasurer of the Ocean City-Berlin Rotary Club, received the Avenues of Service Award by Past District 7630 Governor Hugh Dawkins for her service to her club during the 2021-2022 year.
On behalf of the Maryland General Assembly, Sen. Mary Beth Carozza presented Worcester County GOLD with a proclamation recognizing the nonprofit’s 25 years of service. Carozza, right, is pictured presenting the proclamation to Shannon Wright, Worcester GOLD’s board president, during the nonprofit’s anniversary gala.
The OC Surf Club recently donated $2,000 to the local Rise Up Foundation supporting the youth in our community. Pictured from left to right are OC Surf Club President Tommy Vach, Rise Up Foundation Co-Executive Director Patrick Henry and OC Surf Club Surf Instructor Bill Thomson.
Representatives of the Berlin Chamber of Commerce presented a $1,000 donation to We Heart Berlin last week. The donation came as the result of a friendly competition at Berlin’s Oktoberfest during which three nonprofits competed to see who could sell the most drinks.
In October, Ocean City Elks Lodge 2645 hosted a Court of Honor. During the event, Jace Rabon, pictured with his parents, was presented his Eagle Scout merit award at by Scoutmaster Clint Bickford. Rabon is a member of Boy Scout Troop 225, which is sponsored by the lodge.
Officers from the Wicomico County Department of Corrections who graduated in the 115th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown in the front row, from left, Geremiah Ballard, Tyrel Douglas and Van Taylor Jr. In the back row, from left, are Kevin Trader Jr…. Read more »
The Wor-Wic Community College Foundation held its annual 5K Run/Walk for Wor-Wic in early October. Lindsay Ford of Salisbury was the fastest female runner with a time of 21:45. At age 11, she was also among the youngest runners. Shown with Ford are Stefanie Rider, left, executive director of the Wor-Wic Foundation, and Kelley Selph,… Read more »
The Community Church at Ocean Pines celebrated its 40th anniversary with a compilation of church history shown prior to each Sunday service. The celebration culminated with all three services coming together for worship followed by a party in the Family Life Center where Reverend Dale Brown, District Superintendent Rev. Christina Blake, former church pastors and… Read more »
The Community Church at Ocean Pines recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. Pictured are former pastors Boyd Etters, left, and Tom McKelvy with current Pastor Dale Brown.