Sheila CrokerBERLIN – Sheila Croker, age 49, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007 at her home in Ocean Pines. Born in Dorchester, Mass., she was the daughter of the late John McHugh. She is survived by her mother, Mary Sweeney McHugh of Berlin; her husband, Ron Croker; a daughter, Melissa Mc Manus and her husband Ryan;… Read more »
Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company has announced a $10,000 pledge toward the Delmarva Discovery Center in Pocomoke City. Presenting the first of four installments are Baxter Brasure, manager of the Pocomoke Branch, and Barry Laws, manager of the Snow Hill office, to Discovery Center Director Bryan Garrett and President Barbara Tull. Submitted Photos
Tracy Peters from Wal-Mart in Berlin recently presented a $1,000 donation to the Worcester County Developmental Center, Inc. (WCDC). This was a Wal-Mart Good Works match for the first annual golf tournament held to support the center’s mission to provide opportunities to adults with developmental and physical disabilities. Pictured, from left, are Cecil Tull III,… Read more »
The Democratic Women’s Club will sponsor a Military Bridge afternoon Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Ocean Pines Country Club beginning at 1:30 p.m. The cost is $25 per person. Tables of four are suggested but individuals are invited and will be grouped with other individual players. For reservations contact Pam Mitchell at 410-641-7480. Above, planning… Read more »
Lillian Catherine HelewiczBERLIN – Lillian Catherine Helewicz, age 83, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2007 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Orr and Catherine E. Johnson Orr. Helewicz was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Stanley J. Helewicz.She is survived by three sons, Joseph… Read more »
Local landowner Jim Myers recently contributed $10,000 to the Lower Shore Land Trust, which holds a conservation easement on Myers’ property. Above, from left, are Bill Satterfield, board member of the Lower Shore Land Trust, Myers and Nancy Whitlock, Land Trust board member.
Aaron Reid, with United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, accepts $350 from the UPS softball game from UPS employee Michelle Calderone. United Way’s partnership with UPS is instrumental in meeting the most critical needs in the Lower Shore community. UPS contributed more than $24,000 to the local United Way last year alone.
Coastal Delmarva Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors® was presented the Silver Award for Chapter Excellence at the annual national Awards Banquet in Washington, D.C. This award was accepted by Imad Elali of Long and Foster, who is Past Local Chapter President and State Chapter President. Presenting him this award was the National WCR… Read more »
Patsy Elaine WhitlockBERLIN – Patsy Elaine Whitlock, age 50, died Monday, July 30, 2007 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Salisbury, she was the daughter of Winifred J. Riley and the late George Edward Riley, Sr. She is survived by her husband, John Wesley Whitlock, Jr.; two sons, John Wesley Whitlock, III… Read more »
The Youth Foundation Advisory Committee of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore has awarded $3,500 in grants to help youth during 2007. Grants were awarded to three nonprofit organizations including $1,000 to Green Gate Farm to provide funding for student scholarships for a summer camp program for youth. Above, Heather Gates, Green Gate Farm… Read more »