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Wicomico High School Seeks Volunteer Mentors for Students

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:28:33 +0000

Wicomico High School’s afterschool program, in conjunction with AmeriCorps at Salisbury University, is in need of volunteer mentors for students. Volunteers tutor and mentor 9th through 12th grade students, trying to improve test scores and overall graduation rates. Volunteer mentors from the Chamber of Commerce members are needed. The after school program meets at Wicomico...

Should You Be Leveraging Pinterest for Marketing?

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:23:19 +0000

By Rebecca Bullard, Creative Director at Matice By now you have probably heard of Pinterest and if you’re a woman there’s a pretty good chance you’ve used Pinterest yourself. That’s because about 80% of the 70 million Pinterest users are female. If you’re unfamiliar with Pinterest and how it works; Pinterest is a website where...

Information Session with IRS/Affordable Care Act Specialist

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:58:04 +0000

The IRS says as many as half of all inquiries to the agency will go unanswered during this tax filing season. The staff of Representative Andy Harris, M.D. wants to help reduce that number by hosting an informal Question and Answer session with an IRS/Affordable Care Act specialist. This event will take place at the...

Delmarva Veteran Builders Owner Supports Bringing More Business to Veteran Owned Businesses in MD

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:21:54 +0000

Chris Eccleston of Delmarva Veteran Builders, the region’s only commercial construction firm dedicated to bringing employment to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans, testified in Annapolis in support of legislation HB 243 introduced by Delegate Mary Beth Carozza (District 38C) to increase procurement percentage goals of 0.5% to 5% for veteran owned businesses in the State of...

3rd Annual Light of Literacy Awards Ceremony

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:29:26 +0000

The Friends of Wicomico Public Library will hold its third annual Light of Literacy Awards Ceremony on Thursday April 9th, 2015. Nominations are necessary to make this event a success. Nominees help others improve their reading, information, computer, financial and other literacy skills, giving them the necessary tools to become lifelong learners. Winners will be...

Salisbury Jaycees’ 8th Soft Shell Metric Century

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:24:56 +0000

Waterfront views, scenic woodlands and some of Maryland’s most historic locales set the backdrop for the Salisbury Jaycees’ eighth annual Soft Shell Metric Century bike ride in lower Somerset County on Saturday, May 23. Following a show-and-go start at American Legion Stanley Cochrane Post 16 from 8-9 a.m., riders have the option of following a...

“Pursuing a Tax-Free Retirement” Seminar

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:18:17 +0000

You are invited… to a complimentary luncheon workshop where the following timely topic will be discussed: “Pursuing a Tax-Free Retirement” Included in this workshop is a discussion of the following subjects: • Why experts say that tax rates could double in the next 20 years • Why IRA’s and 401k’s may present a “Catch 22”...

Peninsula Home Care Putting Patients First – Ahead of the Storm

Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:09:58 +0000

Snow in the forecast calls for empty shelves at the grocery store, a boost in kitty litter sales and school cancellations. The staff at Peninsula Home Care have a different priority when it comes to preparing for a storm – the people they serve. “It is our responsibility to stay one step ahead of a...

Teacher of the Year to Speak at Rotary Meeting 3/5

Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:05:57 +0000

The Rotary Club of Salisbury is pleased to welcome to its Thursday, March 5 meeting Wicomico County educator Kristin Cashman. Her presentation is “Breaking Down Apathetic Walls-The Importance of Building Community and Early Education Intervention.” Cashman, a 1998 graduate of Salisbury University and daughter of Rotary Club of Salisbury member Jack Heath, holds a degree...

Wicomico Public Libraries Celebrates Teen Tech Week

Sun, 01 Mar 2015 15:59:09 +0000

Local teens will be tuning in at the library as Wicomico Public Libraries celebrates Teen Tech Week, March 8 – March 14, 2015. They join thousands of other libraries and schools across the country who are celebrating this year’s theme, “Libraries are for Making…” to raise awareness about how Wicomico Public Libraries creates a space...

GMB Hosts Engineering Symposium for Wicomico County Students

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:49:09 +0000

The engineering and architectural firm of George, Miles & Buhr, LLC (GMB) hosted an Engineering Career Symposium for 19 Wicomico County high school freshmen on February 24th, in conjunction with national Engineers Week. The students are currently enrolled in “Introduction to Engineering”, which is part of a four-year WCBOE engineering program track. At GMB, students...

Big Brothers, Big Sisters – Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:47:32 +0000

It’s that time of year again! Thank you for Bowling For Kids’ Sake in the past, your contributions have helped to fund Big Brother Big Sister programs in the local area. We need your help again this year! Please consider participating in one of our Bowl For Kids’ Sake (BFKS) events. We have two upcoming...

Community Foundation’s Help Your Neighbor Fund Support Emergency Shelter Project

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:09:49 +0000

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded $2,000 from the Help Your Neighbor Fund to Help and Outreach Point of Entry (H.O.P.E.) for the Community Emergency Shelter Project (CESP). The funds will assist in providing food and supplies necessary to sustain a safe and warm place for the church shelter guests. The CESP...

Poplar Hill Spring Luncheon & Fashion Show

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:32:53 +0000

Come to our Spring Luncheon/Fashion Show at Poplar Hill Mansion on Thursday, April 16th, at 11:30 am. Our guest’s favorite luncheon will be, Festive Chicken Salad with cranberries and nuts, Pasta salad, Spring garden salad with raspberry vinaigrette, Madeilines, Dessert and Coffee or Tea. Our fashion show of their fabulous spring line will be by...

Wicomico Recreation Introduces Wicomico Matrix Soccer Academy

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:26:52 +0000

Wicomico Recreation is excited to introduce the Wicomico Matrix Soccer Academy. Early stage development begins at 4 years of age and continues through 15 years of age for some players. The Wicomico Matrix Soccer Academy focuses on fundamental technical skill development through Matrix designed training sessions teaching turns, moves and passing superiority. In addition, the...

Alvarado Family Honors with Significant Gift for Local Children

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:22:18 +0000

The healing touch and compassion of Dr. José F. Alvarado, who died in 2009, continues to touch the lives of thousands of local children with the family’s recent $7,000 contribution to the local United Way’s Imagination Library program. The Imagination Library Program was originally started by Dolly Parton years ago to provide free quality books...

AGH Cancer Surviving & Thriving Workshop

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:19:07 +0000

Sometimes individuals with cancer and their families become so focused on handling the immediate effects of treatment – chemotherapy, radiation and/or surgery – that when treatment is complete or nearing completion, no one knows what to do next. During treatment, patients have to navigate emotional as well as physical challenges that go beyond the actual...

F-22 Raptor Demo Team to Perform at 2015 OC Air Show

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:11:41 +0000

The OC Air Show will host three headline acts all in the same year as the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demo Team joins the best line up ever to be assembled in the eight year history of the OC Air Show. The event will take place June 13-14, 2015 in Ocean City, Maryland. The...

Coastal Hospice Achieves Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:00:22 +0000

Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care announces it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Home Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with hospice performance standards. The Joint Commission awards the Gold Seal of Approval, a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care, for a three-year...

RPS ISG International Adds Employee Benefits Professional

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:40:17 +0000

RPS ISG International announces the addition of Tracy Cohee to its Employee Benefits Team. Tracy has 25 years of experience in all aspects of the health care industry. She most recently worked for Coventry Health Care of Delaware and AmeriGroup as a Network Relations Consultant. She also spent many years working in the Easton, Maryland...

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