Tourism awards Two Ocean City business people were recognized last week in Hanover, Md. at the 33rd Annual Tourism and Travel Summit sponsored by the Maryland Tourism Council and the Maryland Office of Tourism Development. Greg Shockley, who owns Shenanigans and who chairs the Maryland Tourism Development Board, was named the “Tourism Advocate of the Year.” “New Professional of the Year” honors went to Sara Sabia of Harrison Group Hotels and Restaurants. The Harrison Group’s Hilton also earned a “Four Diamond” rating for its seventh year. New manager… Laura Deeley Bren, president
Hilton receives award Eleven hotels and three restaurants in Maryland have been awarded the prominent AAA Four Diamond® rating for the year 2014. This year’s honorees were recognized at a luncheon during Maryland’s annual Tourism and Travel Summit, which was held at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve in Hanover. Hilton Suites Ocean City Oceanfront was recognized for the seventh consecutive year as a AAA Four Diamond® Lodging Award recipients. AGH new board members… Atlantic General Hospital recently appointed Lois Sirman and Kristine M. Griffin, M.D., to the Board of Trustees.
Fowler joins Atlantic General Hospital… Atlantic General Hospital announced recently that Andrew Fowler has joined the organization to serve as vice president of information services and chief information officer. Fowler will oversee the day-to-day information services support functions for Atlantic General Hospital and Health System as well as spearhead initiatives such as the PERKS Patient Portal and expansion of telemedicine services. Fowler has more than 25 years of experience leading healthcare IT initiatives. Prior to Atlantic General, he was the chief information officer
Anniversary… Just Deliveries will celebrate its fourth anniversary in November and the business is giving away a free steak dinner. Enter online at www.justdeliveries.net. Just Deliveries will also give away $5-off coupons for every five online orders. Just Deliveries has become the area’s go-to spot for delivery deals. The owners work with participating restaurants to create discounted pricing on the food, and in some cases, to allow delivery and tax to be added into deals. There are more than 10 participating restaurants that offer delivery via Just Deliveries. They also offer new
Financial advisor Michael Sise passes all requirements as a financial advisor. Sise began his career at Merrill Lynch in April of 2013. After graduating from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. in 2012 with a B.S. in accounting, Sise returned to the Ocean City area where he is highly active in the community. His volunteer efforts include involvement at his local church, as well as with the Stephen Decatur High School Athletic Boosters. Sise also serves on the Berlin Little League Board of Directors. Money raised for Assoc.… Legum & Norman Resorts Division, an Associa company, recently
New pharmacist Terri Morris joined the Apple Discount Drugs team at its Berlin location in August. She came to Apple after 16-plus years of experience in both retail and long term care pharmacy. As a graduate from the University of Maryland in 1997 with her doctorate in pharmacy, Morris has always been interested in the healthcare industry with a goal of providing care for others. She lives in Salisbury with her husband Charlie who is also a pharmacist. Originally from Snow Hill, she is locally grown and a part of the community. Dividend announced… The Board of Directors of Calvin B. Taylor Bankshares,