Pine’eer Craft Club donates to organizations
OCEAN PINES–During the Dec. 19, installation of officers/holiday luncheon, Nancy Welsh, president of the Pine’eer Craft Club, presented checks totaling $5,000 to organizations of Ocean Pines.
The membership of the Pine’eer Craft Club supports the Ocean Pines community from profits derived from its 2013 activities. The members voted to donate $5,000 to the community, to be used as follows:
•Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Department: $ 1,500 to assist in the purchase of cadet turnout gear and helmets.
•Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks: $ 1,200 to be used as follows: $500, summer concerts; $100, Old Fashioned Christmas; $200, PEP Program; $200, Scholarship Fund; $100, Fall Festival and $100, Camp OP Arts and Crafts.
•Police Department: $ 1,500 to be used toward the purchase of E-Tix care printers.
•Neighborhood Watch: $250 to be used to purchase magnetic signs for vehicles and also caps for members.
•Public Works: $350 appreciation gift for its help throughout the year, especially with the August Arts and Craft Festival and the November Holiday Festival. This gift is to be used as the group desires.
•Worcester County Veterans Memorial: $200 to the foundation.
This exceeds last year’s donation by $1,500. These donations were the result of profits from the Pine’eer Craft Club’s annual August Craft Festival, November Holiday Festival and from sales in the Pine’eer Craft and Gift Shop.