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Community Foundation Achieves $4.8 Million in Grant Making for FY 2014

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:52:12 +0000

The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) recently celebrated achieving the distribution of $4.8 million in grants to the community for fiscal 2014. During the past 12 months, the Foundation distributed 1281 grants to nonprofit and faith-based organizations to help improve the quality of life for citizens in our...

NAACP 9th Annual Back to School Rally

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:33:54 +0000

Wicomico County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) welcomed students and families to Salisbury Middle School for its 9th annual Back-to-School (BTS) Rally. The BTS Rally is a local presentation of the national NAACP’s “Back-To-School/Stay-In-School “(BTS/SIS) programs, and operates under the theme REACH: ‘Reaching Educational Achievement by Completing High...

Wicomico Paddle Partnership River Clean Up

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:36:51 +0000

We’ve got the paddles and pdf’s – now all we need is PEOPLE! Wicomico Paddle Partnership River Clean Up What better way to clean up our local waterway than to grab a net and a trash bag… hop on a canoe/kayak and start paddling! The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with PACE and...

Free Webinar for Breast Cancer Survivors

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:29:03 +0000

Komen Maryland is pleased to partner with the Breast Cancer Program at The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins to provide the “Tools for Survivorship: Thriving After Breast Cancer Treatment” Webinar on Wed, September 17, 2014 from 7-8P EST. This program will provide a FREE LIVE Webinar with Q&A to educate Breast Cancer...

Junior Achievement New Location

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:00:44 +0000

Junior Achievement (JA), the Eastern Shore’s resource for financial literacy education in grades K-12, has expanded its square footage to meet the increasing demands for their financial literacy, workforce readiness, and entrepreneurship programs in county schools throughout the shore. The new 1,500 square foot space is located in downtown Salisbury at 123c Camden Street–just a...

Art, Wine & All That Jazz Event to Benefit Somerset Wellness Center

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:53:07 +0000

Art, Wine, & All That Jazz An Evening of the Arts to Benefit Somerset Wellness Center Saturday, September 6, 2014 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Green Hill Country Club On the Beautiful Wicomico River in Quantico MD $65.00 per Ticket, or $120.00 per Couple Includes Wine and Dinner Experience the much anticipated debut art showing...

Wicomico Library Book Review Monthly

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:38:28 +0000

1. The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success by Megan McArdle With an extensive repository of true stories, personal experiences, and a healthy dose of psychological support, Megan McArdle presents her readers with a way to make failure into a positive force for their lives. She frequently reiterates that...

Salisbury Chamber to Explore Continuing “Delmarva Chicken Festival” Tradition

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:22:28 +0000

When the Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. (DPI) announced in April that this past June’s “Delmarva Chicken Festival” would be its last, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce (SACC) Board voted to explore continuing this Delmarva tradition under the SACC banner. In an August 5, 2014 letter to the SACC, DPI Executive Director Bill Satterfield wrote...

Rec & Parks Round-Up

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:41:19 +0000

By: Andy Kitzrow Wicomico County Recreation Superintendent Whether you’re looking to run, walk, grill out, play ball, volley, or shoot hoops – WinterPlace Park has it all. Spread over 377 acres and located just off of Route 50 across from Perdue Stadium, WinterPlace Park plays host to several activities and is the perfect location to...

Downtown Pocomoke Hosts 4th Friday Art Stroll

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:51:45 +0000

On Friday, August 22, 2014 the Downtown Pocomoke Association and the City of Pocomoke will host their monthly Fourth Friday Art Stroll in Downtown Pocomoke, beginning at 5:00pm and ending at 8:00pm. The event will be held within the two blocks of Market Street between Front Street and Second Street. This is another step in...

Rotary Club of Salisbury Reaches Their Back to School Backpack Goal

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:46:38 +0000

The Rotary Club of Salisbury, the Salisbury Sunrise Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Wicomico County extend their sincere thanks to the people of the Delmarva Peninsula. The service clubs, with the generous support of the local community, have reached their goal in the 2014 “Back to School Backpack Project” for underprivileged children. Rotarians...

United Parcel Service Delivers for United Way

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:40:33 +0000

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently received a contribution of $1,152.00 from the United Parcel Service (UPS) based in Salisbury, MD as a result of employee-led soda and candy fundraisers. The gift will support United Way funded programs in the local community including daily home-delivered meals to seniors, job training for the developmentally...

First Shore Federal Supports Fruitland Community Center

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:38:14 +0000

First Shore Federal Savings & Loan Association made a $1,500 contribution to the Fruitland Community Center’s Summer Program to support vital resources for the children’s summer program curriculum. Paula Brown (right), Branch Manager, First Shore Federal S&L, presents check to Alexis Dashield (center in blue hat), Volunteer, Fruitland Community Center. Also present is BJ Summers...

a.s.a.p.r. Welcomes New Account Executive

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 14:36:05 +0000

a.s.a.p.r. Integrated Marketing today announced it has hired veteran public relations practitioner, Stacey Haddock Schiller, as an account executive, assigned to the Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) account. “Stacey’s extensive experience in medical media relations and marketing will bring fresh ideas and perspective as our agency role broadens with the DHIN account,” said Robbie Tarpley...

Ward Museum 4th Annual Art in Nature Winner

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:42:33 +0000

William H. Parris, of Lincoln, Delaware, was awarded the Grand Prize in the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University, fourth annual Art in Nature Photo Festival’s photography contest with his photo Pressing On. Over 1,000 entries were received from 186 photographers representing two countries and twelve states, as far away as Alberta, Canada. Joni...

4th Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Back to School Bash

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:34:18 +0000

• The event was held at the Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center in Eden, MD from 4-7pm on Saturday, August 9. • Volunteers from Courtesy cooked hamburgers and hot dogs and served approximately 150 people. • The kids played games, jumped in a bounce house, went fishing in the pond, and made s’mores around a campfire....

SU’s Perdue School Earns AACSB Re-Accreditation

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:31:45 +0000

Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. “We are pleased to have earned this continued distinguished recognition. It affirms the quality of our programs, faculty, staff and students and recognizes our commitment to delivering a high-quality business...

United Way Presents Computers to Salisbury Horizons Graduates

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:28:01 +0000

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore’s “Tech 4 Teens” Program recently provided laptop computers to 12 students in the third graduating class of the Salisbury Horizons Program. “Tech 4 Teens” is a United Way initiative to provide computer technology and supplies for local youth to increase their potential for success in school. The presentation...

Salisbury Fire Department Invites Public to Open House

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:18:23 +0000

The Salisbury Fire Department will be opening our fire stations to the public for an Annual Open House in recognition of the 142nd Anniversary of the Salisbury Fire Department. The open house will be on Saturday, August 16, 2014. Station 1 at 1100 Beaglin Park Drive, Station 2 at 801 Brown Street, and Station 16...

Business Before Hours – Walgreens

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:54:58 +0000

The Chamber was welcomed to Walgreens on Mt Hermon Rd. bright and early on Wednesday morning. Mike Zajac and his team were on hand to show Chamber members all that Walgreens has to offer locally. Everything from bringing flu shots to your place of business to offering a corporate printing package including photos and banners,...

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