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AGH Partners in Ocean City Health Fair

Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:20:39 +0000

Atlantic General Hospital, the town of Ocean City, AARP Ocean City Chapter #1917 and the Blood Bank of Delmarva will be holding a free Community Health Fair on May 5th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City. This free health fair is open to the public...

Heather Trader – New Community Foundation Donor Program Officer

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:55:20 +0000

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore is pleased to announce Heather Trader has been named the new Donor Relations Officer, according to Erica Joseph, President. In her role, Heather will support development and donor services, as well as the administration of the Foundation’s scholarship programs. In addition, Heather will serve as a working member...

National Women Build Week – Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:19:49 +0000

Women in Salisbury, MD are invited to help address the need for affordable housing throughout the community during Habitat for Humanity’s eighth annual National Women Build Week. Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County is one of more than 300 Habitat affiliates nationwide hosting Women Build projects with support from Lowe’s, Habitat’s longtime partner in the...

American Stroke Month at PRMC

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:51:18 +0000

May is American Stroke Month, and Peninsula Regional Medical Center is working to raise awareness. That’s because stroke is a particularly serious health issue on Delmarva. The Stroke Team at Peninsula Regional treats as many patients with stroke symptoms every month as centers in much larger, urban areas. Peninsula Regional will be leading a Stroke...

Delmarva Veteran Builders Hired to Retrofit New AGH Pediatric Office

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:17:50 +0000

Delmarva Veteran Builders, the region’s only commercial construction firm dedicated to bringing employment to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans, announced it has been hired to retrofit and renovate Atlantic General Pediatric Care on Gina Renee Plaza on Route 50 in Ocean City, Maryland. The 2,350 square foot project will be for the relocation of a local...

Delmarva Power to Participate in Earth Day Celebration at Salisbury Zoo

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:47:08 +0000

Approximately 3,000 people are expected to visit the Salisbury Zoo between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 to participate in the zoo’s annual Earth Day celebration. The Delmarva Power-sponsored event is designed to increase awareness of local and international conservation and environmental concerns, and give people the tools to take action. “Education...

Monthly Scuttle Fly-In Winner

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:14:04 +0000

This month Scuttle is flying into Minuteman Press, where he will remain for the duration of April. Scuttle is the winning heron from the Build a Heron competition initiated by Wicomico County’s Stash Your Trash Anti-Litter Campaign. Scuttle is made of 100% recycled materials. Each month a green-friendly member of the Salisbury Area Chamber of...

Maryland Recognizes Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District for Outstanding Achievement

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:07:29 +0000

During Tuesday’s annual meeting of the Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District Managers, Salisbury A&E District was presented with the annual Outstanding Achievement Award by the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC). The award recognizes Salisbury A&E District’s commitment to ongoing revitalization through strategic partnerships, thriving arts centers, new businesses and popular events, all contributing to a...

McCain Receives Rotary Scholarship

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:45:21 +0000

Audrey Orr, far left, incoming president of the Rotary Club of Salisbury, and Freddy Mitchell, chairman of the scholarship committee, present a $1,000 scholarship check to Justin McCain of Delmar, an elementary education/generic special education preK-12 transfer major at Wor-Wic Community College, as Kari Schamberger, assistant professor of education and McCain’s advisor, looks on. The...

Apple Drugs Fills its 3-Millionth New Prescription

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:43:34 +0000

Apple Discount Drugs has filled its 3-millionth new prescription on April 2, 2015. The 2nd millionth new prescription was filled at the end of 2006 – filling a million new prescriptions takes quite some time. Apple Discount Drugs has been in business since 1971. In the photo from left to right: Ashley Kimmey, CPhT, Mary...

Wicomico Public Library Book Sale

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:15:29 +0000

The Friends of Wicomico Public Libraries will host their Bi-Annual Book Sale April 24 and 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and April 26 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Downtown Library. Art books, cook books, local history books about the Delmarva Peninsula, classic and current fiction, music and movies will be available...

Community Foundation’s Grant Supports Artist in Residence Program at Fruitland Primary

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:42:08 +0000

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a grant to Fruitland Primary an education grant to support an Artist in Residence Program featuring award winning children’s author Priscilla Cummings. Second grade students learned about the significance of the Chesapeake Bay by reading Cumming’s books and then writing about them. Priscilla discussed writing and...

Hutson Family Luncheon Poplar Hill Mansion

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:39:34 +0000

On June 13th 2015 at 12:00, Friends of Poplar Hill Mansion will present a very special luncheon buffet to honor the Hustons, our first family living in the Mansion in 1805. Our Board members will be dressed in Federal apparel as the family would have worn at the time, and guests are welcome to come...

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake to Organize Mentoring 101 Training

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:33:44 +0000

WHO: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake, the oldest and largest mentoring organization in the state of Maryland, is a resource on all things mentoring to the communities it serves. WHAT: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake is hosting, Mentoring 101, an interactive training that will provide participants with an introduction...

45th Annual Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:15:19 +0000

Each year the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University, plays host to the Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival, bringing talented artists from across the globe to Ocean City, MD, allowing them to showcase their carving talent. This year’s event will be held at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on...

Wicomico Public Library Rolls Out Two New Digital Services

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:11:51 +0000

Wicomico Public Libraries is excited to announce its two most recent digital services available to library cardholders. Hoopla digital offers thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access. Library card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit...

Pencil to Plow Graduation

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:46:09 +0000

On March 30, 2015, the University of Maryland Extension held a graduation ceremony for 14 aspiring farmers who completed the 8 week nationally recognized agricultural entrepreneurship training Farming: Pencil to Plow. Each graduate of this beginning farmer program completed farm business training are now prepared to take the next step in their dream to own...

mickies tires Ribbon Cutting

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:52:37 +0000

Chamber members gathered on Tuesday, April 7 for a Ribbon Cutting for mickies tires, exhaust and more! mickies is under new ownership and Chamber members got to tour the newest facility for all their automobile service needs. Afterwards, attendees headed next door to Sherwood Ford for a Business After Hours. The newest models of Sherwood’s...

SU Among Nation’s Greenest Colleges

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:35:46 +0000

For the sixth consecutive year, The Princeton Review, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), has named Salisbury University one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges. The University is featured in the Guide to 353 Green Colleges, which highlights impressive environmental and sustainability programs at campuses throughout the United States and select...

Women Supporting Women Nutrition Classes

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:27:20 +0000

With help of a grant from the Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF) administered by the Rural Maryland Council, Women Supporting Women will be offering survivors the opportunity to participate in a healthy lifestyle class called “Cooking For the New Me!”, a series that will assist survivors and caregivers with taking control...

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