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Monday, June 1st, 2020 - in Postcards from the Pandemic

Special Donors Bring Smiles to Dove Pointe Residents & Staff

Dove Pointe delivers critical services to many disabled people in our region. And while its Day and Work Programs have been temporarily closed due to COVID-19, its Residential Program, which serves more than 130 people across 40 homes, has remained in operation. COVID-19 has curtailed activities for residents, which, according to Executive Director Don Hackett,…

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Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 - in Postcards from the Pandemic

UMES Pharmacy School Prints Critical Face Shield Supplies for Coastal Hospice

A 3D printer the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Pharmacy School usually used to manufacture nasal spray bottles has instead been cranking out critical parts to create face shields. The first batch of 50 adjustable headbands produced by Dr. Richard De Benedetto was donated to Coastal Hospice. De Benedetto said he was motivated professionally and personally…

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Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 - in Postcards from the Pandemic

Warner & Jett Give Other Paws a Hand

A young animal lover and entrepreneur has melded his two interests with the launch of Bow Ties & Biscuits. Eight-year-old Warner Insley of Salisbury and his family recently adopted a dog named Jett from the Wicomico County Humane Society. Jett inspired Warner to make bow ties out of scraps of material from his mom’s crafts…

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Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 - in Postcards from the Pandemic

Coronavirus Can’t Box In Operation We Care

Operation We Care (OWC) packs thousands of gift boxes for service personnel annually. Each is a taste of home, filled with American snacks and quick foods, gum, sunscreen, lip balm, and other helpful items, as well as a note or card from a caring packer. The process usually takes dozens of volunteers at twice yearly…

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Thursday, May 7th, 2020 - in Postcards from the Pandemic

Warren Rosenfeld Launches Delmarva Gift Cards Fighting Hunger

Riding his bike last week, Warren Rosenfeld had an inspiration. He was thinking some mentions on social media about people who were struggling and going hungry. Then he thought about how business in his own restaurants and dozens of others on the Shore was down, with take-out as the only option. He was sure there…

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Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 - in Postcards from the Pandemic

DVB Raises Funds and Spirits for Local Vets and Families

Chris Eccleston, president of Delmarva Veteran Builders in Salisbury, issued a challenge to his staff a couple of weeks ago: bring in some ideas about how they could support local military veterans in the community. “We are working while others are hurting and it important that we do what we can,” said Eccleston. “I had…

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Feeding Frenzy

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 - in Postcards from the Pandemic

“Feeding Frenzy” Fundraiser Will Help Feed Marylanders

Layton’s Chance Vineyard & Winery has organized “Feeding Frenzy,” a virtual fundraiser 5K and 10K Walk/Run to be held this Saturday, April 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event benefits the Maryland Food Bank and Feed the Front – MES, an organization helping to feed front line medical, police, fire and similar professionals…

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Pivot Physical Therapy Food Pantry

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 - in Postcards from the Pandemic

Pivot Stretches to Include a Food Pantry

Pivot Physical Therapy Clinic Director Tanya Dickson see a lot of bumps, bruises, and bodily injuries, but since the start of the pandemic, she and her team have witnessed another need: food. When Patient Care Coordinator Christina Tudor came to her with the idea to start a food pantry in their clinic, Dickson was all in. “An elderly patient had…

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Our First Job Search

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 - in Postcards from the Pandemic

SU Marketing Students Design Free Job Search Webinar – April 30

Paula Morris’ Salisbury University Marketing 440 Class is tasked with learning-by-doing with a focus on content creation, in-bound marketing and data tracking. COVID-19 has offered a unique opportunity to put these skills to work in a real-life format. For two years each successive class has participated in the building of a website called “Our First…

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