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12th Annual CEO & Coordinator Breakfast Launches 2016 United Way Campaign

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:05:55 +0000

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently held the 12th annual CEO & Coordinator Breakfast to officially kick-off the 2016 United Way “Make a Difference! LIVE UNITED” campaign season. Hosted by Jim Perdue of Perdue Farms, the breakfast brought over 250 local business and community leaders together at The Bistro in the Commons at...

UMES Hosts Two Free Concerts: U.S. Marine Band and Count Basie Orchestra

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:31:45 +0000

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, Md. is the first stop of the tour season for “The President’s Own,” the U.S. Marine Band.  The U.S. Marine Band concert at UMES is October 1, at 7 p.m. in the Ella Fitzgerald Center for the Performing Arts.  Tickets arefree, but advanced reservations must be...

Community Foundation & MD Nonprofits Collaboration Workshop

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:26:13 +0000

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) will host an interactive workshop to assist local nonprofit organizations in creating multi-sector collaboration to promote positive social change to address a variety of issues facing communities on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore. Maryland Nonprofit experts will conduct an intensive and inspirational workshop on Thursday, October 13, from...

Robyn Coughenour Promoted to Director of Clinical Services for Peninsula Home Care

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:57:00 +0000

Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke is pleased to announce the promotion of Robyn Coughenour to director of clinical services for Peninsula Home Care and Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke, covering Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. A nurse for 27 years, Robyn has worked in the home care industry for 20 years. She started as a behavioral...

Title: Good Beer Festival Returns Oct. 8 & 9

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:19:04 +0000

With more than 80 craft beers, live music on two stages, new Beer Games and a Sports Zone, beer lovers won’t want to miss this year’s Good Beer Festival.  The festival, hosted by Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism, is returning to Pemberton Historical Park for the seventh year on Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 8-9, and tickets...

Coastal Hospice Announces New Managers of Spiritual Care & Bereavement Support

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 21:34:40 +0000

Coastal Hospice announces the appointment of two long-time employees as managers of spiritual care and bereavement support services at the non-profit agency. Coastal Hospice offers spiritual care as a regular part of their hospice services. The non-denominational spiritual caregivers assist patients and their families in coping with the emotional stress associated with life-limiting illnesses. Coastal...

MAC Inc. to Honor Retiring Executive Director at Dinner

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:21:40 +0000

MAC Inc. Executive Director Margaret A. “Peggy” Bradford will retire Sept. 30, 2016, after 37 years at the helm of the Area Agency on Aging. A dinner to honor Bradford will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, at The Bistro in The Commons at Salisbury University. The evening starts with a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres...

Charlotte A. Watts, M.D., Joins TLC

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:16:03 +0000

Three Lower Counties Community Services (TLC) recently welcomed Dr. Charlotte A. Watts, Family Practitioner. Dr. Watts received her Bachelor of Arts in Middle East & Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University in New York, NY, Post Baccalaureate PreMedical Certification Program from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, Doctor of Medicine from University of Maryland School Of...

SU Celebrates Fall Traditions

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:07:50 +0000

Each year, hundreds of Sea Gulls return to Salisbury University to celebrate Homecoming with friends, former classmates and professors. Similarly, hundreds of parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles and more come to the campus every fall to visit their students during Family Weekend. And thousands of cyclists flock to the Eastern Shore for SU’s annual Sea...

Accounting 101 Workshop Hosted by Maryland Capital Enterprises

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:00:35 +0000

When: September 29, 2016, from 5:30 to 7:30pm Where: Launch/SBY at the Wicomico Public Library 122 S. Division St Salisbury, MD 21801 Description: What you need to know as a startup or a growing business. Need a refresher on the business basics of accounting for your small business? Alena Pauliuchkova, CPA from Balance Experts, Inc. will...

Community Foundation Announces Work Readiness Grants

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:23:52 +0000

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) announces the final deadline for applications for the 2016 Workforce Development Grants Program. The application deadline is October 1st with a maximum grant amount of $7,500. Eligible organizations on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester County may submit a Workforce Development Grant Application to...

Jacob Meadows Join Delmarva Veteran Builders

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:14:17 +0000

Delmarva Veteran Builders, the region’s only commercial construction firm dedicated to bringing employment to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans, announced the addition of Jacob Meadows to the DVB team. “We have worked with Jake on multiple occasions and knew when the opportunity presented itself, he would make a great fit to the DVB team,” said Chris...

Dine United OC Competition Raises $33K in Two Month

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:11:33 +0000

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, in partnership with the Ocean City Hotel Motel Restaurant Association (OCHMRA), The Embers Restaurant, Blu Crabhouse & Raw Bar, WRDE Coast TV and The Voice Radio Network recently announced a two-month progress update for the Dine United OC competition, benefitting the Lower Shore community.  Participating restaurants donate a...

Becker Morgan Group Receives National Recognition

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:51:33 +0000

Becker Morgan Group is honored that the new William F. Cooke, Jr. Elementary School was selected for Engineering News Record (ENR) MidAtlantic’s Best Projects 2016 as the Best K-12 Education Project winner. This marks the second year in a row Becker Morgan Group is being recognized in the region for top achievements in design and...

SWAC’s Instrument Barn…Giving the Gift of Music

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 17:30:07 +0000

The Instrument Barn program, designed to give any underserved child in Wicomico County the opportunity to play an instrument, has been a gift of joy to both parents and children, a valuable tool to teachers and a credit to our schools and community with improved academics.  Statistics prove that children involved with the Arts have...

Eastern Shore Builders – October Chapter Meeting

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 14:26:56 +0000

The Eastern Shore Builders will hold a Chapter Meeting on Monday, October 3, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Ocean Pines Library, 11107 Cathell Road, Ocean Pines.  Please RSVP to Joan Strang at or call 410-845-0132.

United Way Supports Wicomico Public Libraries’ Project READ+

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 18:20:15 +0000

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently presented Wicomico Public Libraries a $35,000 check for a new adult literacy program, Project READ+.  The program, initiated by the Rotary Club of Wicomico County, will provide free tutoring to adults in the five areas of literacy; basic literacy (reading), financial literacy, health literacy, family literacy and...

SVN Ribbon Cutting

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:43:09 +0000

On the evening of August 25th Brent and Amy Miller and their staff invited Chamber members to join them as they celebrated the re-branding of Sperry Van Ness ~ Miller Commercial Real Estate to SVN ~ Miller Commercial Real Estate.    Having joined the downtown landscape over 10 years ago and having moved from Camden Street...

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:13:52 +0000

The United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore is pleased to welcome new members to their Board of Directors. With 35 active members from organizations across the Lower Shore Counties, United Way is poised to begin the 2016 campaign season with both tenured and new leadership. Along with new board members, United Way has elected...

Peninsula Home Care Partners with Area Hospitals to Provide Continuous Care to Patients

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 18:44:38 +0000

When a loved one is admitted to the hospital for congestive heart failure, it’s not something a family takes lightly. They want to make sure their mother, father, sister, or grandfather receives the best medical attention available. But when the individual is discharged from the hospital, a feeling of panic may set in because family...

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