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Salisbury University Breaks Ground on New $19 Million Stadium

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:10:48 +0000

To be honest, I don’t think there’s anything more exciting than an empty stadium. When you see it empty like that, all you see is possibility. —Tim DeKay Salisbury University’s 2014 Homecoming and Family Weekend has a special significance for SU athletics and its fans:  On Saturday, October 18, the University unveiled the designs of...

Ocean Aisle – Member Spotlight

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:06:59 +0000

The Rinnier Development Company is a residential and commercial real estate group that has been locally owned and operated for over 80 years, providing Salisbury residents with quality living options for every stage of life. Several years ago, seeing an increasing need for luxury accommodations in the area, Rinnier Development set out to establish communities...

Startup Maryland Unveils Pitch Across Maryland Competition Participants

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:06:24 +0000

Startup Maryland Unveils Competition Participants for the “Pitch Across Maryland” Tour and Celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship  147 Startups Now Compete for Fan Favorite and Finalist Designations Until Midday on Friday, October 31 Startup Maryland™ today unveiled the 147 video pitches from the participants in the 2014 Pitch Across Maryland competition. After posting the video pitches from...

Kotra-Loos Joins Wor-Wic

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:05:30 +0000

Wor-Wic Community College recently welcomed Dr. Tiffany Kotra-Loos of Hebron as clinical coordinator and assistant professor of the physical therapist assistant program. Before coming to Wor-Wic, she worked as a physical therapist at HealthSouth Chesapeake Rehabilitation Hospital in Salisbury for the past 10 years. She has also been a clinical instructor for five of the 10...

Mallard Landing Holidays Arts & Crafts Bazaar

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:04:41 +0000

Mallard Landing Retirement Community Hosts 2nd Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Bazaar to Benefit The Alzheimer’s Association Mallard Landing will host a Holiday Arts & Crafts Bazaar on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 10am – 2pm featuring original artwork by residents, staff and local community artists displayed in the Clubhouse. The Bazaar is FREE and open to...

Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals “Cornament” Supports United Way

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:04:05 +0000

Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals “Cornament” Supports United Way   Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals recently held their inaugural Lower Eastern Shore Cornhole Tournament and raised nearly $10,000 for United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. Over 80 teams from local companies and the community at large gathered at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium to participate in friendly competition to...

SU Shore Hatchery Entrepreneurs Network

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:03:02 +0000

Winners from the first year of the Shore Hatchery initiative of Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business recently attended a picnic with other recipients of Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation funding. The gathering was hosted by Carole Ratcliffe in Talbot County. Pictured are representatives of Salisbury University’s Shore Hatchery initiative who...

November Arts & Entertainment Calendar for UMES

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:01:35 +0000

NOVEMBER:   Oct. 30/31-Nov. 1 Fall Theatre Production. University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Ella Fitzgerald Center. UMES Drama Society presents  “A Raisin in the Sun.” Tickets at the door; $5 general admission, $3 seniors, $2 students w/ID. 7:30 p.m. 410-651-6571. 6  Art Exhibit Opening Reception. University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Mosely Gallery. “EcoArt:  Intersections of Art, Science and Activism.” Free. 4-6 p.m....

Flu Shots for Veterans

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:57:22 +0000

You Protected Our Freedom, It’s Our Honor to Protect Your Health  In celebration of Veterans’ Day and in appreciation for the service to our nation by the proud veterans of the Delmarva Peninsula Peninsula Regional Medical Center is pleased to offer FREE FLU SHOTS for all veterans and their spouses! Tuesday, November 11, 2014 2:00-5:00...

Junior Achievement – Ribbon Cutting

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:09:46 +0000

On October 8th Jayme Hayes, President of Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore cut the ribbon to officially open their new offices.  They didn’t move far but their new home allows them the space they needed to better support over 300 classrooms and 6,000 students.  Don’t know what JA does?  Never taught a class?  You...

Business After Hours – Eye Fit

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:59:48 +0000

Eyefit Vision Center hosted a great Business After Hours on Tuesday, October 14th .  Members were treated to appetizers and drinks and had a chance to meet the staff that keeps the local branch running smoothly.  We had a great time and were even entertained by Dr. John Geremia O.D. humor!  What did we learn? ...

Apple Discount Drugs Moves Advantage Medical Operations

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:55:42 +0000

APPLE DISCOUNT DRUGS MOVES ADVANTAGE MEDICAL OPERATIONS TO FOUR CORNER PLAZA IN ONLEY, VIRGINIA Jeff Sherr, President of Advantage Medical, has announced the relocation of the locally owned home healthcare supplies and equipment facility. Located in Nassawadox VA since 1992, the new location will open in November 2014 in the Four Corner Plaza at 25328...

Be a Santa to a Senior Program

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:51:51 +0000

Program Purpose The purpose of the Home Instead Senior Care® community service program, Be a Santa to a Senior®, is to positively impact the community by providing holiday cheer and gift giving to seniors who are least likely to receive a present during the holiday season, are lonely and financially challenged. * The local Home...

Lower Shore Parkinson’s Support Group’s Grant for Therapeutic Exercise Equipment

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:47:08 +0000

Lower Shore Parkinson’s Support Group Received Grant from Community Foundation to Purchase Therapeutic Exercise Equipment  Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore contributed $700.00 from their Small Grants Program to the Lower Shore Parkinson’s Support Group. The funds were used to purchase therapeutic table tennis equipment for the newly created Lower Shore Table Tennis Club.  ...

Pink Style Tanger Outlet Coupons to Benefit Women Supporting Women

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:41:32 +0000

  Buy your Tanger Outlet coupon books with five 25% off one item coupons for $5. Part of the proceeds will benefit Women Supporting Women!

Ward Museum Announces Capital Campaign

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:40:22 +0000

Salisbury University’s Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art recently announced a $250,000 gift to the Ward Foundation for the museum’s 2014-2016 Soar to New Heights capital campaign. The campaign’s goal is $1,500,000 to support the expansion of the Ward Museum and much-needed capital improvements to the galleries and facility. The Richard H. Henson Foundation, Inc. pledged...

A Day in the Park Walk & Fun Run

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:33:10 +0000

The 4th Annual “A Day in the Park Walk & Fun Run” will be held Saturday, November 1st from 9am – 1pm. Registration will be a 9am at the United Needs & Abilities office located at 688 East Main Street, Salisbury, MD. The Walk begins at 10am at the Salisbury Park near the fountain on...

Greater Salisbury Leadership Awards to Focus on College Students

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:32:15 +0000

Students at Salisbury University, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Wor‐Wic will be eligible for recognition of their leadership activities under a new program just announced by the Greater Salisbury Committee (GSC), and the three schools of higher education. Each student winner will receive a $1,000 cash award and recognition, jointly from their institution and the Greater Salisbury Committee. “Improving a community depends on its quality of leadership,” said T. Jan Wiseman, executive director of GSC. “College students are our future and we want to recognize the tremendous work that many of them already are doing today for the community, and then use their examples to encourage other future leaders to get involved,” added Wiseman. The new awards program is an outgrowth of GSC’s long history of helping improve the community through leadership development and recognition. Present and past leadership programs by the Greater Salisbury Committee have sought to improve leadership skills of K‐12 educators in the tri‐county area through the Academy for Leadership in Education. Improving political discourse was GSC’s goal through the Civic and Governmental Leadership Academy. Community-wide conversations on basic issues such as education, growth, and crime, brought together many on the Lower Eastern Shore through the Community Leaders Workshop. Administrators in each of the three schools will be announcing the recognition competition in their school this month, including the process and procedures. The school coordinators for the Leadership Awards include:  Salisbury University ‐ Robby Sheehan, deputy chief of staff, at 227 Holloway Hall; University of Maryland Eastern Shore – Walter Woods, assistant director of development, at J. T. Williams Hall; and WorWic Community College ‐ Katherine Jones, director of student activities, at The Hazel Center. College students wishing more information or to apply, should contact their institution coordinators. The award process involves completing the original application and meeting each school‐specific criteria, submitting materials and competing in each school’s interview process.  Each school will submit its top three finalists and the final judging will be done by members of GSC which will pick the winner for each institution. At GSC’s March 2015 Banquet, the top leader from each school will be jointly announced by GSC and the university or community college. Greater Salisbury Committee is a 47‐year‐old not‐for‐profit organization of business CEOs in a five‐county area of the Eastern Shore which works for general community and civic improvement.  Like this project, the yearly program of GSC works on the long‐term significant changes which will make this area a better place to live and work.

Ocean Pines Delmarva Health Pavilion

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:30:30 +0000

Bradley Gillis, CCIM and Joey Gilkerson, both Advisors with Sperry Van Ness – Miller Commercial Real Estate have leased a 20,000 square foot building to Peninsula Regional Medical Center at the Delmarva Health Pavilion, a new medical complex in Ocean Pines, MD. PRMC will anchor the complex and is the first tenant. The groundbreaking for...

MD Comptroller Visits Fancy Fingers for 20th Anniversary

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:07:19 +0000

To help celebrate Chamber member Fancy Finger Salon’s 20th Anniversary, the Maryland Comptroller, Peter Franchot visited Salisbury and presented owner Randa Collins with a Certificate of Recognition. Fancy Fingers offers manicures, pedicures, facials and waxing and carries products like OPI, Shellac, Vinylux.  

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