Where has civility gone?

I must preface this writing by stating, it is not political nor does it have anything to do with our First Amendment right of “Freedom of Speech.” It has one purpose and one purpose only. “How do we talk to and treat each other?” For those who have forgotten or, perhaps, never knew what “Civility” […]

Students receive RYLA check

EASTON — Thirteen students, from Easton High School, recently gathered to receive a check from Phil Reed, RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) Chair for Rotary District 7630. The check represented the prize they received for being the winning group at the recent RYLA Conference. As the group selected first place, they were able to select […]

How we can improve Dorchester schools

I have sat back idly as long as I can, perhaps too long. I have heard about the mass exodus of teachers, good teachers, just waiting for the end of the year. Over the past several months, I have spoken to a number of teachers from several different schools in the Dorchester County School System […]

Rotary awards ‘Service Above Self’ honors

CAMBRIDGE — Continuing a tradition started on May 13, 1971, the Cambridge Rotary Club awarded “Service Above Self” awards to Daniel Joel-Ysidro Garcia, Leah Grace Fule Krotee, of Cambridge-South Dorchester and Destiny Arionna Coleman, and Joseph Aidan Bates, students at North Dorchester High. Counting this year’s recipients, in 48 years the Cambridge Rotary Club will […]

Rotary Club ends the year giving back

submitted to dorchester banner/Hubert Wright Serving Thanksgiving Dinner at Delmarva Community Service are from left: Mike Starling, Lou Jones, Donald Johnson, Jodi Garvin, Pat Neild, Doug Bennett, Roger Harrell, Bill Christopher and Allen Nelson.

CAMBRIDGE — The Rotary Club of Cambridge ended the year following the motto all Rotary Clubs live by “Service Above Self.” Rotarians spent their time serving a complete Thanksgiving dinner to senior citizens at the Delmarva Community Service facility. Then, they were able to sit and share the meal with each other, at a time […]

Interact Club keeps school grounds litter-free

submitted to dorchester banner/phil reed Pictured from left: Ashley Robinson, C-SDHS Interact advisor; Emily Bloodsworth, Interact Club secretary; Tyanna Pinder; Vaughn Windsor; Madison Rolf; Leah Krotee, Interact Club president; Matt Dyer and Aaron Hanson.

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Interact Club held their first school property clean up of the year. On a Friday after school, the members met and moved around the school picking up trash. The Club has several clean ups scheduled with a hope to make the school as litter free as […]

School clubs unite to gather shoes for Baywater Rescue program

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Interact Club and the North Dorchester High School Key Club completed their first joint venture with the support of the Cambridge Rotary Club. In February, 10 Dorchester County students went to RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Conference) sponsored by the Rotary District 7630. Eight students were from […]

5th Annual RYLA conference held in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY — Rotary District 7630 recently held its 5th Annual RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) Conference at the Carousel Hotel in Ocean City. 125 teens, primarily high school juniors, were brought together from throughout the Rotary district, which encompasses the Eastern Shore of Maryland and all of Delaware. They met on Friday night to […]

Groups join forces to provide Christmas dinner to seniors at Pleasant Day

CAMBRIDGE – The Rotary Club of Cambridge, Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Interact Club, and the Dorchester County Technical School Culinary, Horticulture and Medical Service Departments joined forces on Dec. 15 to feed a Christmas dinner to senior Clients of the Pleasant Day Adult Day Care Center. Chef Christine Zinnel and her senior culinary class prepared […]

Rotary Club of Cambridge serves the community for 89 years

In April 1927, Rotary International formally chartered the Rotary Club of Cambridge sponsored by the Easton Club. For 89 years, the Cambridge Club has been providing services to Cambridge and Dorchester County. This year is no different, under the leadership of President Judy Prahl. Starting with the Club’s installation of new officers at a Horn […]