Community Briefs 03/07/2014

BES registration

Buckingham Elementary School will be holding its PreK registration on March 18 and 19 and Kindergarten registration on March 20. Call 410-641-5300 for an appointment. Children must be 4 years old by Sept. 1 for PreK, 5 years old by Sept. 1 for Kindergarten, live in the Buckingham School attendance area, immunizations must be current and a legal guardian must be present at time of registration.

The day of registration, you will need the following: child’s Social Security card, child’s birth certificate, record of your child’s immunizations, most recent health physical, proof of residency (utility bill, lease or property tax), and PreK only, proof of household income (2013 tax return, three current paystubs from employer).

Showell registration

Showell Elementary School will be holding its PreK and Kindergarten Registration on March 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21. Call 410-632-5350 for an appointment. Children must be 4 years old by Sept. 1 for PreK, 5 years old by Sept. 1 for Kindergarten, live in the Showell School attendance area, immunizations must be current and have a legal guardian present at time of registration.

The day of registration, you will need the following: child’s Social Security card, child’s birth certificate, record of your child’s immunizations, most recent health physical, and proof of residency (utility bill, lease, or property tax). PreK only, proof of income (tax return, three pay stubs). Early admission is available for PreK and Kindergarten if your child’s birthday falls on or before Oct. 1.

MBS Casino Night

Come to Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School’s Casino Night, Saturday, March 8, from 6 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $40 in advance or $50 at the door. There will be blackjack, roulette, Texas Hold’em, cash games, money wheels, as well as live and silent auctions. Catering by Hooked and A Taste of the Town.

Reservations can be made by e-mailing mbscasinonight2014@gmail.com. All proceeds benefit Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School.

MCBP fundraiser

The Maryland Coastal Bays Program will present its first fundraising event of the year, Monday, March 10, at Berlin’s Burley Oak Brewing Company, beginning a 6 p.m.

Burley Oak is donating 10 percent of bar sales to the MCBP and 19th Hole restaurant bartenders, Matt and Bert, will be guest bar tending, donating their tips to MCBP as well. Music will be provided by Days Gone By. There will be silent action items and a 50/50 raffle.

For more information, contact Sandi Smith at sandis@mdcoastlbays.org or call 410-213-2297 ext 107.

MCBP is part of the National Estuary Program and represents a multiple decade commitment to restoring and protecting the bays behind Ocean City and Assateague. One of only 28 such programs nationwide, the program brings together citizens, local scientists, recreational and commercial fishermen, environmentalists, farmers, business leaders and government officials to create attainable goals for the watershed. This year program plans include restoration projects of the Bishopville Dam and the Ilia Fehrer Nature Preserve, native plantings in Ocean City and Ocean Pines and citizen science monitoring projects of bay inhabitant counts including seals, terrapin turtles, horseshoe crabs and herons.

ACLS Course

An American Heart Association ACLS course with a two-year certification will be held near Ocean City, March 16 and 17. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Healthcare providers enhance their treatment abilities through Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support training. From basic life support to advanced interventions and from airway management to pharmacology and more, professionals hone their skills.

This class will be available to a limited amount of students and is available for preregistration on a first come first served basis. The class will take place in Fenwick/Selbyville Del. off Route 54 near Harris Teeters from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. CPRDelaware is an official American Heart Association Training Site and has trained and certified tens of thousands of healthcare providers and emergency responders on the Eastern Shore and New York. To register, call 302-462-5594 or visit CPRDelaware.com or CPRMaryland.net.

 

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