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PRMC CEO Dedicates Rose on Donate Life Float in 2015 Rose Parade

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:40:16 +0000

On Friday, November 21, Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) CEO, Dr. Peggy Naleppa, MS, MBA, FACHE, dedicated a rose on the Donate Life Float in the 2015 Rose Parade in honor of organ and tissue donors and their loved ones. Working with The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland, Dr. Naleppa expressed her appreciation for the...

UMES Receives Community Foundation Grant for UMES Mosely Art Gallery

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:31:48 +0000

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $5,000 Community Needs Grant to UMES to support the coordination of multicultural performance events at the UMES Mosely Art Gallery. Pictured is:  Susan M. Holt, M.F.A., Director, UMES Mosely Art Gallery with Dr. Doug Wilson, President & CEO, Community Foundation About the Community Foundation of...

Americans with Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act Coordinators Named

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:27:26 +0000

Mayor James Ireton, Jr. wishes to notify the public that the City of Salisbury has selected two city staff members to coordinate the City’s efforts to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.   Ms. Sherrell McBride, who also works with the Mayor’s Council in...

ATM Opens Downtown

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:25:46 +0000

Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton officially opened the new automated teller machine at the downtown Salisbury headquarters of First Shore Federal Savings & Loan earlier this week. The new Star network automated teller machine (ATM) will provide First Shore Federal customers and others convenient after-hours banking downtown. The service is free to FSF customers. There is...

Gillis Gilkerson Completes Renovations on New United Way Office Space

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:07:26 +0000

Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted general contracting and construction management firms on Delmarva, announced the completion of an interior renovation at 803 North Salisbury Boulevard, Suite 2100 in the E.S. Adkins Business Complex in Salisbury, Maryland.  The space was renovated to meet the needs of incoming tenant, United Way of the...

Ribbon Cutting – 2 J’s BBQ & Seafood

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:21:28 +0000

Chamber members welcomed Salisbury’s newest BBQ joint,  2 J’s BBQ and Seafood, with a ribbon cutting on Monday, November 24th. Attendees helped cut the ribbon and then enjoyed some delicious sandwiches in a casual atmosphere. 2 J’s is located on the west side of town and is open from 6am to 10pm offering breakfast, lunch...

Small Business Saturday Salisbury

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:03:11 +0000

Mayor James Ireton, Jr. says mark your calendar for Small Business Saturday on November 29th!  The City is encouraging citizens to shop local this holiday season and support small businesses. Studies show that when you shop local, more of your money stays in the area, which generates a positive economic impact in your local community....

Salisbury Award Presented to the Magi Fund

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:23:12 +0000

The Salisbury Award was presented to The Magi Fund on Saturday, November 21st during the evening performance of the 21st annual Magi Choral Festival.   Bonnie Luna, chair of The Magi Fund Steering Committee, accepted the award.  This is the 61st time that the award has been presented since 1926. “The prestigious Salisbury Award is our...

Business Affairs Network Looking for Help!

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:16:33 +0000

The text below was presented at the November General Membership Luncheon by Steve Smith, Chair of the Business Affairs Network. Good afternoon: I am the chairperson of the Business Affairs Network, previously, the Business Affairs Committee. Our primary objective is to identify issues and concerns of our members and to likewise identify solutions with a focus...

Horse Schooling Show to Benefit Women Supporting Women

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:47:04 +0000

On October 4, 2014 Peninsula Dressage hosted a Horse Schooling Show to benefit Women Supporting Women at WinAway Farms in Willards, MD. Participants of all ages and their horses were in encouraged to wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness. Peninsula Dressage raised $3,716 during this event for Women Supporting Women.   Pictured left...

Imagination Library ‘Soars’ with RPS ISG International Disc Golf Tournament

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:44:12 +0000

RPS ISG International recently held their 3rd Annual Disc Golf Tournament raising over $10,000 to benefit United Way’s Imagination Library Program.   28 teams from area companies competed to raise funds for the program, providing free, home-delivered books each month to local children ages birth to five.  Event sponsors included The Hartford, Chubb Insurance, CareFirst BlueCross...

StartUp Maryland Announces Winner

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:40:53 +0000

Startup Maryland (www.startupmd.org) today announced the Great two top Finalists from the 2014 Pitch Across Maryland celebration. After qualifying and posting more than 150 video pitches from Maryland entrepreneurs that were captured during the three-week Pitch Across Maryland tour | celebration, Startup Maryland is proud to announce Vheda Health (Howard County/MCE) and BrinkBit (uBalt, ETC,...

Alder Land Group: The Slippery Slope of a Price

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:22:21 +0000

Today I was asked about the value of a wetland.  After considering the question, I sat back  and thought about my frame of reference as a land broker as well as the biologist I once claimed to be.  This was an honest unimposing question, as the source was being objective and only wanted to understand why...

Check Out This Year-End Financial Checklist

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:20:24 +0000

As 2014 draws to a close, you may want to look back on the progress you’ve made this past year in various areas of your life — and that certainly includes progress toward your financial goals. At the same time, you may want to make some end-of-year moves that can close out 2014 on a...

Abbott, Ahtes, & Cooke Named to MCE Board of Directors

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:19:31 +0000

Three community leaders recently joined the Board of Directors of MCE (Maryland Capital Enterprises, Inc.) – Deborah “Debbie” Abbott, William “Bill” Athes, and LaMonte Cooke. Deborah S. Abbott, a veteran of the local banking industry is bringing her 30 years of banking knowledge and experience to the non-profit organization. She serves as Senior Vice President...

Spirit of Esther Fund Supports PAC 14

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:18:41 +0000

The Carol Steffy Spirit of Esther Fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) contributed $400 to the PAC14 Endowment Fund. Carol Steffy established the Spirit of Esther Fund in memory of her mother, Esther Sinnott Moore. The donation will allow PAC14 to continue to provide local community oriented television programming. “This donation...

Wor-Wic EMS Program Obtains National Accreditation

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:17:51 +0000

Wor-Wic Community College recently received notification that its emergency medical technician-paramedic program has been awarded initial accreditation. The program has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Community Foundation Awards Over $50,000 in Education Grants

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:16:35 +0000

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) honored Maryland Lower Shore schools and educators with $55,631 in grants through the Foundation’s 2014 Education Award Grants Program. Education Awards are made annually in conjunction with National Education Week through a competitive process to public and private schools on the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. Grants...

SU’s Perdue School to Launch Online M.B.A

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:02:16 +0000

Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business is launching an online version of its Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program in fall 2015. “We wanted to offer a more flexible and convenient version of our highly-competitive M.B.A. for working professionals and others,” said Dr. Christy Weer, Perdue School interim dean. “Courses will be led...

Coastal Hospice Announces Annual Fund Drive

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:59:00 +0000

Coastal Hospice is urging their Lower Shore neighbors to be angels this year and include Coastal Hospice in their holiday giving. “Spread Your Wings” is the theme of this year’s campaign. The drive provides the money the hospice needs to offer care to patients who have no ability to pay. Last year, Coastal Hospice cared...

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