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  • Salisbury Rotarians recently donated over $10,000 to the Christian Shelter from the 2019 Seagull Century Bike Ride. Pictured, front row: Maureen Williams; Stacey Leone, Sunrise Rotary Club president; and Anthony Dickerson, executive director, Christian Shelter. In the back: Gus LeBois; Dave Downes; Dan Williams; Liz Burke; and Chris Layton, president, The Rotary Club of Salisbury.

Wicomico County, City of Salisbury to bring city water to the airport

December 13th, 2019|Categories: SALISBURY|

Wicomico County has gotten the green light for its Salisbury-Ocean City-Wicomico Regional Airport Water Main Extension Project which will expand the City of Salisbury’s water to the airport campus. Through a mixture of grant funding and loans, this change will soon get underway to boost growth and increase safety. Various departments and local leaders are working together for the benefit of the Salisbury and Lower Eastern Shore communities by moving forward with the water extension. The regional airport has long been without potable water, relying on wells that provide poor water quality. The hangars and buildings on the airport campus have been operating with what is available from the [...]

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The Woman’s Fund continues legacy of helping women

The year 2012 was an important year for women on Delmarva’s Lower Shore. It was then that the Woman’s Fund, a component of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES), was created and they have been helping women in Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset Counties ever since. “The Woman’s Fund,” stated BJ Summers, Director of Development and Donor Relations at CFES, “provides grants to non-profits which then provide aid to women and girls in our area. The motto of the Woman’s Fund is “Empowering women and Inspiring girls.” The first meeting of what was to become the Woman’s Fund was held in 2011 and the women present were asked to donate $1,000 to jump start the organization. During the first month $23,000 was raised and through collective philanthropy the Woman’s Fund has raised more than $527,000 and has given $228,000 to local charities that support their mission. Many women continue to give to the Fund each year—often above the annual asking—and some have also named the Fund as their beneficiary’. Shown are the 2019 Woman’s Fund grantees. The fund is a component of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. “There is a widespread need among [...]

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