COMMUNITY BRIEFS 11/01/2013

Show wraps up this weekend

The fundraiser for The Wounded Warrior Project, “33 Presidential Couples in 5 days,” will come to an end this weekend at the OC Jamboree, located in West Ocean City off Route 611.

Friday will take audiences through most of the first half of the 20th Century with performances on the lives of Woodrow, Ellen and Edith Wilson at 11 a.m. The cost is $15 for the show. Warren and Florence Harding, Calvin and Grace Coolidge and Herbert and Lou Hoover will be portrayed at 1:30 p.m. The cost of the show is $20. Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry and Bess Truman will be portrayed at 7 p.m. The cost is $25.

The event concludes on Saturday with the second half of the 20th Century with performances on the lives of Ike and Mamie Eisenhower at 11 a.m. ($15), Jack and Jackie Kennedy, Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson at 1 p.m. ($25) and finally Richard and Pat Nixon and Jerry and Betty Ford at 7 p.m. ($25).  An all-day pass for either day cost $40.

Tickets will be available at the door or order online up to two hours before each event at www.presidentsproject.org.

William and Sue Wills are the creators and performers of all 33 shows.

 

Annual meeting

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore will hold its annual meeting and report to the Community from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 1 at the Fountains Wedding & Conference Center, 1800 Sweetbay Dr., Salisbury.

The foundation will present its annual report to the community. It will then announce its three major awards including: 2013 Mary Gladys Jones Volunteer of the Year Award, 2013 Henson Award for Non-profit Excellence, and the 3023 Frank H. Morris Humanitarian Award.

 

AIA Beachcombers Club 

Assateague Island Alliance, the friends group of Assateague Island National Seashore, has started a Beachcombers Club. Enjoy a hike on the beach for exercise, rejuvenation or to discover seashells, sea glass and other items left behind by the tides. Helping Assateague Island National Seashore reach goals for a new century in the National Park Service “A Call to Action” campaign, the Beachcombers Club will provide visitors with healthy outdoor recreation opportunities that contribute to people’s physical, mental, and social well-being.

AIA Beachcombers Club meets the second Saturday of the month– Nov. 9 and Dec. 14 at 8 a.m. at the Beach Hut in North Beach parking lot.

Assateague Island National Seashore is located at 7206 National Seashore Lane, Berlin, Md. 21811.  Follow signs to the National Seashore and meet at the Beach Hut in the North Beach parking lot. The activity is free but park entrance fees will be in effect.

Assateague Island Alliance, Inc. was formed Jan. 1, 2008 to support Assateague Island National Seashore and its goal to provide enjoyment and hands-on learning experiences for millions of visitors.

For more information, call 443-614-3547 at or email outreachAIA@gmail.com.

 

Grace Parker breakfast

On Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. will be the Grace Parker All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast at the First Presbyterian Church on 13th Street. The menu includes eggs any style, pancakes, buckwheat pancakes, bacon, Milton sausage, country ham, homemade biscuits, hash brown potatoes, grits, coffee and tea for $8 and $6 carryout. Milk, sodas, orange juice also available. For information, call 410-289-9340

 

Cash Bingo fundraiser

The Ocean City Lioness Club’s Cash Bingo fundraiser will take place Tuesday, Nov. 5 in the Ocean Pines Community Center Assateague Room. Doors open 5:30 p.m. and games begin 6:30 p.m. The event will benefit the OC Lioness Club Community Outreach. Food will be available for purchase. There will also be a Chinese auction, door prizes and special games. A $50 winner every game.

Tickets cost $20 in advance, $25 at door. Additional game cards available for purchase at the door

For tickets call Kris 410-641-5754 or Bev at 410-208-4567.

 

Planet Maze Diakonia drop-off

Planet Maze will be a designated drop-off point for Diakonia, a nonprofit organization based in West Ocean City, who helps families in Worcester County and on the Lower Shore by providing shelter, food, clothing and the resources to rebuild their lives. Diakonia is in need of paper products such as paper plates, cups and napkins, and adult and children’s socks for the winter.

Items can be dropped off at Planet Maze Oct. 26 through Dec. 15 on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you would like to contribute these items from your school, office or business and cannot make these times, call  410-524-4386 to make arrangements. Planet Maze is located on 33rd Street in Ocean City.

 

Crop Out Cancer

Crop Out Cancer will take place Friday, Nov. 8 at the Clarion Hotel on 101st Street. The scrapbooking event will run from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. A $40 donation to the American Cancer Society will get participants cropping space, use of all tools, access to vendors and special door prizes.

There will also be a Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle and silent auction. Call event chairwoman, Susan Childs at 443-235-2926 for reservations or more information.

 

MBS Matinee Bingo

Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School will present a Matinee Bingo on Thursday Nov. 14. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.  Package includes all regular and special games. Regular games pay $50 and specials pay $100.

Ladies groups, come have your meeting at MBS, then enjoy lunch, and end with bingo. Doors open at 11 a.m. for food, fun, and fellowship with games beginning at 1 p.m. There will be 50/50’s, Instant Bingo, Chinese auction and a Split the Pot Jackpot. Lunch will be available for purchase from Backyard Louie’s BBQ. Advanced registration is required.

Call Lisa Delisi at 443-497-4322 or lisasltlones@yahoo.com for the $20 price. All proceeds will benefit Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School.

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