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Salisbury Jaycees Receive County Proclamation

Fri, 22 May 2015 20:35:47 +0000

The Wicomico County Council recently presented the Salisbury Jaycees with a proclamation congratulating the chapter on being named among the top 10 Jaycees chapters in the U.S. by its parent organization, JCI USA. The proclamation saluted the Jaycees for running 42 projects in 2014, including the Salisbury Christmas Parade, Children’s Christmas Shopping Tour, Treat Street...

Community Partners Recognized at Annual Wicomico County Tourism Reception

Fri, 22 May 2015 17:30:29 +0000

Wicomico County’s Tourism Division recognized its strongest partners during a reception and awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 20 at the Wicomico County Visitor’s Center. Held annually since 2000, the reception recognizes community members and businesses who have dedicated themselves to supporting tourism initiatives in Wicomico County. In fiscal year 2015, Wicomico County’s tourism efforts have...

Sun Safety Week

Fri, 22 May 2015 14:24:05 +0000

June 1-7 is Sun Safety Week. It’s a great time to start thinking about how you’re protecting yourself while enjoying Delmarva’s beautiful beaches and abundant nature. Current estimates are that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime ─ and those rates are higher on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. “The key to successful...

Salisbury University Entrepreneurship Competition Winners

Fri, 22 May 2015 12:54:15 +0000

Future Super Bowl winners could have Jenna DeLetto to thank for their victories. The Salisbury University junior finance major from Long Island, NY, was the winner of this year’s $10,000 Bernstein Achievement Award for Excellence, presented during SU’s 2015 student Entrepreneurship Competitions. Her product, 5 POP, is a football training device programmed to signal players...

Atlantic General Hospital June Events

Thu, 21 May 2015 23:25:43 +0000

Monday, June 1, 2015 AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Apple Drug, Berlin, Md. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.   AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Walgreens, Ocean Pines, Md. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.   CPAP...

Discounted Amusement Park Tickets Available at Civic Center

Thu, 21 May 2015 19:14:19 +0000

Are you craving the rush of a roller coaster or the smell of funnel cakes this summer? If you plan to visit one of the many amusement parks in the Northeast or Mid-Atlantic regions, you can save money by purchasing discounted tickets from the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Box Office. MRPA 2015 Amusement Park Ticket...

Tourism Events Generate over $5 Million in Economic Impact this Spring

Thu, 21 May 2015 16:08:54 +0000

From wrestlers to poodles, Wicomico County hosted three large-scale events this spring.   In total the three events generated an estimated economic impact surpassing $5 million.  In fiscal year 2015, Wicomico County’s tourism division is on pace to generate a total economic impact of $47.5 million.  Forty-seven events have been sold and held, with seven of...

New ENDOW MARYLAND Tax Credit Promotes Permanent Funds to Local Communities

Thu, 21 May 2015 13:53:14 +0000

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore is a partner in the “Endow Maryland” program.  The Endow Maryland offers a tax credit for gifts of at least $500 to qualified endowment funds at Maryland community foundations. Your Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) will maximize the impact of the Endow Maryland tax credit by...

SACC is Maryland’s 2nd Most Small Business Friendly Chamber

Thu, 21 May 2015 00:22:03 +0000

SACC was revealed as Maryland’s 2nd Most Small Business Friendly Chamber at the 31st annual Maryland Small Business Week Awards luncheon last week. Maryland Small Business Awards launched their annual “Chamber Challenge” in March to determine Maryland’s Top 3 Most Small Business Friendly Chambers. Candidates were voted for by their members in an online poll....

Goodwill Wins Partnership Award

Thu, 21 May 2015 00:20:53 +0000

Goodwill Industries Lower Shore Career Center was awarded the 2014 Partnership Award recently at the 2015 Human Services Conference held at Turf Valley in Ellicott City, MD., sponsored by the Maryland Community Action Partnership. Goodwill was nominated by SHORE UP! for their exemplary leadership and in facilitating partnerships with their Head Start families. Goodwill provides...

Courtyard by Marriott Ribbon Cutting

Wed, 20 May 2015 21:00:31 +0000

Yes, Courtyard by Marriott has been a Chamber member since 2006 but we were delighted to be invited to share in the unveiling of their renovation!  On May 12th we were treated to a wonderful buffet of delicious options including beverages from their new Starbucks Café.  Once we had enjoyed a bite of lunch we...

McDonald’s Ribbon Cutting

Wed, 20 May 2015 20:35:32 +0000

On Saturday, May 9th we joined the Baxter family as they celebrated the grand opening of the newest McDonalds location on Rt. 50 in Berlin.  With a double drive thru available they are ready to serve the many locals and tourists.  The interior is up to date and inviting as is the staff.  We were...

Mayor Announces Downtown Broadband Initiative

Wed, 20 May 2015 20:18:08 +0000

Mayor James Ireton, Jr. today announced a far-reaching proposal for Salisbury to partner with the Maryland Broadband Cooperative to expand access to high-speed internet for businesses and residents Downtown. “Partnering with MD Broadband is good for Salisbury, because it’s good for business and good for Downtown,” said Mayor Ireton. “We have just completed the final...

Founder Addresses Wor-Wic Graduates

Wed, 20 May 2015 17:16:12 +0000

In conjunction with the 40th anniversary celebration of Wor-Wic Community College, Robert W. Cook, one of the founders of the college, gave members of this year’s graduating class a brief history lesson on how Wor-Wic came to be – using how the college overcame difficulties in its early years to communicate his message to them...

Delmarva Business Connection Makes Contribution to the Jaycees Foundation

Wed, 20 May 2015 13:04:05 +0000

Delmarva Business Connection (a SACC member) made a generous donation to the Jaycees Foundation. In the picture is Ellen Bethel, DBC Charitable Giving Committee, Brenda Price, Jaycees, and Bob Rovin, President of the Delmarva Business Connection. DBC makes quarterly contributions to charitable organizations in the area.

Summertime Means Summer Jobs for Teens

Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:39 +0000

By: Christina Williams, Marketing and P.R. director at Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore (JAES) The days are warming, finals are almost over, summer activities beckon–and your pockets are empty. You need a job, and employers need you. With the economy gaining ever more traction, this summer is the perfect one to find employment. Job...

Ward Museum to Break Ground on New Legacy Center

Tue, 19 May 2015 22:50:41 +0000

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University will host the groundbreaking ceremony of the new John A. Luetkemeyer Sr. and Thomas F. Mullan Jr. Legacy Center on Tuesday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to Noon. John A. Luetkemeyer Jr. and Thomas F. Mullan III donated a combined gift of $400,000 for the construction of...

Heritage Flight During OC Air Show Brings Past and Future Together

Tue, 19 May 2015 20:46:22 +0000

The U.S. Air Force will put the past and future of air power together at the 2015 Ocean City Air Show in the Air Force Heritage Flight on June 13 – 14, 2015. The Heritage Flight program presents the evolution of U.S. Air Force air power by flying today’s state-of-the-art fighter aircraft in close formation...

Savvy Cybersecurity Seminars

Tue, 19 May 2015 19:57:07 +0000

Savvy Cybersecurity Seminars will be held on Thursday, May 21 at 11 a.m. at the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and Thursday, June 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the One Stop Job Market. Data breaches, computer hacks, phishing, and more. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes. Learn the top 10 tactics used...

13th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

Tue, 19 May 2015 19:24:34 +0000

Area residents are invited to honor those men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country at the 13th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony to be held on Monday, May 25, 2015 at 10:00am. The ceremony will take place at the Wicomico War Veterans’ Memorial in front of the Wicomico Youth &...

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