Owen recognized for service to 4-H

CAMBRIDGE — Navonne Owen began her career with the University of Maryland Extension-Dorchester in 2015. Since then, Navonne has played a critical role in the development and success of the Dorchester 4-H Program. We want to thank her for her 3 years of dedicated service which involved many significant accomplishments, including: • Increasing volunteers by […]

Dorchester Relay For Life raises over $72,500

CAMBRIDGE — Participants in the 22nd Dorchester Relay For Life celebrated “May the Cure Be With You” at their annual cancer awareness and fundraising event. As Jedi Master Yoda advises: “Try not. Do. . .or do not” and the 20 Relay teams and cancer survivors did just that. They weren’t just trying, they were doing […]

Hurlock holds service at Veterans’ Memorial

HURLOCK — The first Memorial Day Service at the new Hurlock Veterans’ Memorial Park on May 28 was a brief, solemn event that captured the spirit of reverence on a day to remember those who died serving the country. Decoration Day was first observed on May 30, 1868 to commemorate those who lost their lives […]

Simmons earns James M. Roche Spirit of Volunteerism Award

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announces Ray Simmons of Cambridge, has been honored with the James M. Roche Spirit of Volunteerism Award. Mr. Simmons who serves as the Maryland ESGR eastern region chair and an ombudsman is responsible for promoting cooperation and understanding between […]

Rotary Club places flags at amphitheater

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Rotary Club of Cambridge have created a patriotic display of flags in honor of Memorial Day. The rows of Stars and Stripes were placed at the Sailwinds Park amphitheater on Thursday by a group of club members and other volunteers. Ed Connelly spoke about Rotary’s Flags for Heroes Program during […]

Edmonds fights for recovering mother, Army

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — A soldier expects to fight for his country. But sometimes, he fights for his mother. PFC Diontaye Edmonds, a member of Cambridge-South Dorchester’s Class of 2012, is currently stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C. While he works as a “91 Bravo,” or light-wheeled vehicle mechanic, there is another task that is his […]

‘May the Cure Be With You’ on May 18

CAMBRIDGE — The galaxy won’t be far away as Dorchester Relay For Life 2018 celebrates “May the Cure Be With You on May 18. The 22nd annual cancer awareness and fundraising event will take place at a new location this year: Sailwinds Park in Cambridge. The theme – “May the Cure Be With You” — […]

Veterans’ Recognition Committee seeks help

CAMBRIDGE – The Veterans’ Recognition Committee (VRC) of the Eastern Shore of Maryland wants you. With projects underway and many veterans to serve, the local group is looking for new members. The committee’s annual event in particular could use a few more hands. “We need held with our Veterans’ Recognition Day,” Assistant Treasurer Jeanne Webster […]

Snip Tuck, Inc. marks 10 years of help

SECRETARY – Cindy Smith and her colleagues at Snip Tuck, Inc. have reached a milestone in their service to feral and stray cats. “We are celebrating our 10th anniversary,” Ms. Smith said on April 17 during a presentation to the Dorchester County commissioners. She spoke of the critical value of spaying and neutering wild and […]

National Women Build Week May 5-13

TRAPPE — For the 11th year, Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s are engaging women nationwide to work together to build Habitat homes during this year’s National Women Build Week from May 5-13. National Women Build Week, a nationwide initiative created by Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s in 2008, has brought together more than 117,000 all-women […]