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27th Annual Economic Forecast Recap

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:18:30 +0000

Attendees heard first-hand what leading regional economists and business leaders say are the biggest post-election challenges ahead and what’s next for the economy on the Lower Eastern Shore. The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce’s 27th Annual Economic Forecast- “The Elections are Over, What Now?” was designed to help Delmarva businesses plan for the expected economic...

SU Relay for Life Earns Regional Awards

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:16:18 +0000

For the past 13 years, Salisbury University students have made an impact through the campus’ annual Relay For Life to benefit the American Cancer Society (ACS). In April, the SU Relay For Life Committee achieved a long-term goal, reaching the $1 million mark for funds raised since the inaugural event in 2002. Earlier this month,...

American Kennel Club Award

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:18:20 +0000

The American Kennel Club established the AKC Outstanding Sportsmanship Award in 2006 to recognize and celebrate its volunteer club members. This award honors those individuals who deserve special recognition that have made a difference in the sport of purebred dogs, embodied the AKC code of Sportsmanship, and have been an active and valued member of...

SU Faculty Appreciation Awards

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:16:46 +0000

This year’s Salisbury University Alumni Association Faculty Appreciation Award winners are “informative,” “helpful,” “friendly” and “influential,” according to their former students. The SU Alumni Association honored four with the accolade during SU’s 89th-year Fall Commencement. They include Drs. John Wenke, English, of the Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts; Fred Kundell,...

Community Foundation’s Spirit of Esther Fund to Support Bay Area Center for Independent Living

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:28:45 +0000

The Carol Steffy Spirit of Esther Fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) contributed $500 to the Bay Area Center for Independent Living, formerly known as the Holly Community.  Carol Steffy established the Spirit of Esther Fund in memory of her mother, Esther Sinnott Moore.  The donation will allow the Bay Area...

SU Honors Conway at Fall Commencement

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:25:57 +0000

Norman H. Conway studied hard to earn his B.A. in education from then-Salisbury State Teachers College, culminating with his graduation in 1965. Little did he know that was just the beginning of a lifetime of hard work he would do for his Alma Mater — or that nearly half a century later, he would be...

PRMC’s Naleppa On Top 130 Women Healthcare Leaders to Know

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:17:18 +0000

Dr. Peggy Naleppa, MS, MBA, FACHE, President/CEO of Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC), has been named to the 2014 Becker’s Hospital Review of “130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know.”  This is the third consecutive year that the PRMC CEO has been recognized by the national publication.  Naleppa, who this year was also...

MCE Awarded $1 Million for Micro-Loans to Small Businesses

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:47:01 +0000

MCE has been awarded $1 million in loans to provide microloans to small businesses on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and in the Baltimore-Annapolis area. A $500,000 loan from the US Department of Agriculture’s RMAP (Rural Microenterprise Assistance Program) was approved to provide loans up to $50,000 to rural small businesses here. Another $500,000 loan was approved...

Advocacy Division – Federal Update

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:48:42 +0000

Written by: Shawn Jester, Constituent Liaison, Representative Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) The United States Congress experienced major changes as a result of the November elections. In the House of Representatives, Republicans have increased their majority from 33 to 56 seats. This gives Republicans their largest majority in the House since World War II. In the...

a.s.a.p.r. Gives Back

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:41:00 +0000

a.s.a.p.r. Sponsors a “Foodraiser”: When the a.s.a.p.r. Creative Suite (a division of a.s.a.p.r. integrated marketing) gathered for its annual holiday celebration in early December, they hoped the event would raise a pile of food donations as well as awareness for the great need of local food banks this time of year. Together they collected more...

Wicomico Tourism Recreation, Parks & Tourism Volunteers Honored

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:40:02 +0000

Each year, community members dedicate over 4,000 hours of time to Wicomico County’s Recreation, Parks and Tourism Department.  These volunteers, who are working to make a positive difference in Wicomico County, were honored at the annual Volunteer Appreciation and Sportsmanship Awards Banquet on Tuesday, December 9 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.    Nearly...

Game Changer in Salisbury

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:37:45 +0000

The Discover Leadership Training Game Changer Program will awaken you to untapped potential that will allow you to alter your future in a positive, deliberate direction.    Would you like to experience… ·         Increased profits? ·         A more positive work culture? ·         More effective relationships at work and home? ·         Improved financial and physical wellness?...

Hampton Inn SBY Collecting Gift for the Needy

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:36:11 +0000

This year the Hampton Inn Salisbury MD will be collecting gifts and goodies to give to 10 permanent residents of the Wicomico County Nursing Home whom have no family at all to help celebrate such a joyful time of year. If you would like to help us make someone’s day, drop a gift off at...

3rd Friday December

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:27:37 +0000

December 19th 2014 is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury, and proves that even in the winter months, Downtown Salisbury has tons to offer!  You could spend your time shopping for last minute gifts, enjoying special holiday musical performances, browsing gallery exhibits or simply dining at one of the restaurants!  3rd Friday is a perfect excuse to...

Ribbon Cutting – Apple Discount Drugs

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:25:50 +0000

It was a brisk day for a ribbon cutting on Thursday, December 11, but a great crowd showed their support and helped Apple Discount Drugs celebrate their new location on the West side of town in the Pecan Square Shopping Center. Apple moved their pharmacy from Pemberton Drive and now has a bright and spacious...

Tanya Justice Joins MCE

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:50:14 +0000

A native of Westover, Md., Tanya is a graduate of Washington High School and the Woodbridge Business Institute where she obtained Certification in Accounting. Prior to joining MCE she worked at Peninsula Regional Neurosurgical Associates since 2006. She is the mother of four children and grandmother to four grandchildren.  

PRMC/Froggy 999 Flu Clinic

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:48:53 +0000

Still need your seasonal flu shot?  Have a college student home now for the holidays who does?  Good news, it’s not too late!  On Saturday, December 20 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., Peninsula Regional Medical Center and Froggy 99.9 are teaming up to provide Delmarva residents their best “shot” against the flu this season....

“Stash Your Trash” Heron Contest Winners

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:02:52 +0000

“Stash Your Trash” has a new mascot. “Scuttle,” by Salisbury University environmental studies majors Catie Burkowske of Lusby, MD, and Kathleen McMillen of Princeton Junction, NJ, recently won a “Make-A-Heron” art contest to create the mascot for the City of Salisbury and Wicomico County anti-litter campaign. Participants were challenged to make herons, featured in the...

Salisbury Fire Dept Raises Money for Women Supporting Women

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:44:03 +0000

Pictured from left to right: Chief Hoppes, Deputy Chief Tull, Firefighter Paramedic Aaron Colegrove, WSW Director of Community Relations Emily Rantz, Captain Rob Frampton, Firefighter Paramedic Andrew Merrilland Assistant Chief Gladwell.   Every October the Salisbury Fire Department designs pink t-shirts to sell to members of the department and to the public. The career personnel...

Wicomico County NAACP 70th Anniversary

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:14:04 +0000

WICOMICO COUNTY NAACP CORDIALLY  INVITES YOU TO CELEBRATE ITS 70TH ANNIVERSARY DATE: DECEMBER 11TH TIME: 6:00 PM PLACE: WESLEY TEMPLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1322 WEST ROAD, SALISBURY, MARYLAND ADMISSIONS FREE.     RSVP AT 410-543-4187 or wcnaacpbranch7028@gmail.com by December 9th.

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