MERR Dolphin Count Scheduled For Sat. July 16th

Photo courtesy of MERR Institute (dolphin count)

If you are interested in spending two hours counting dolphins, you may want to mark Saturday, July 16th on your calendar. That is the date of the annual MERR Institute (Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation Institute) dolphin count. Volunteers will be stationed at designated observation points between Fenwick Island and Woodland Beach. For more information,…

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Mountaire Mobilizes For “Easter For Thousands”

Easter for Thousands (photo courtesy of Mountaire Farms)

“Easter for Thousands‚Ķ”Mountaire Farms is expecting about 100 volunteers Wednesday in Selbyville to help pack about 3,000 meal boxes for local families in need.More than 50 churches and non-profits on Delmarva are taking part in the effort to feed up to 12,000 people. Each meal box includes a Mountaire roaster chicken, vegetables, mashed potatoes, gravy…

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Worcester Co. Seeks Applicants For Local Commissions, Boards

Mattress Peddlers

Worcester County is looking to fill positions on several commissions. The Board of Commissioners will consider applicants who are hoping to become more involved in their community and volunteer to serve on a board or commission. Agricultural preservation, social services, ethics, recreation and economic development are just a few of the areas where commissioners are…

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OC Remembers Dough Roller Patriarch Bill Gibbs

Picutre of wave rolling up beach with sea foam

The top Dough Roller in Ocean City has passed away. Bill Gibbs has died, leaving behind a legacy of local pizza and breakfast restaurants that are still operated by his family. Maryland Coast Dispatch reports that Gibbs started working at a pizza restaurant when he was 14. The first Dough Roller opened in 1980. Gibbs…

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Delaware fire service facing shortage of volunteers statewide

Over the course of the past decade fire companies across the State of Delaware have faced a steady decline in volunteers, creating increased challenges for firefighters who risk it all when duty calls. Jay Jones, President of the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Association, tells WGMD’s Rob Petree that recruitment and retention has become increasingly more difficult…

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CODE PURPLE SUSSEX COUNTY HOTLINE – Code Purple Hotline 302-519-0024 Please go to the CODE PURPLE SUSSEX COUNTY website for more information about training and volunteering. The Online calendar is up and running! You can sign up online, but don’t forget to train first! Upcoming Training dates: October 29th Laurel Training #1 – November…

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