This Week in the Pines 10-15

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PICS from Halloween 2013 – Ready for another great event in 2014!

{View 2013 Photo Gallery} photos courtesy of Don LaFond
Let The “Ghoul” Times Roll!!!  Join us Next Saturday, Oct 25th 1-4pm, in White Horse Park

Volunteers Needed & Candy Donations still appreciated.  Drop off at the Community Center. (read more)

2014 Ocean Pines Association’s Fall Report 

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OPA Special Board Meeting, Saturday, October 18, 2014

9:00am BOARD ROOM, View Agenda
(not the Community Center)
Stream Live or View on Ch. 78

  
 
 

Fall Events are in full swing! Pumpkin Painting and Fall
Festival are coming up soon!
All events and activities open to the Public!  
 
THURSDAY 10/16
Drop-In Pickleball 1:30-4:30 Comm Center
FRIDAY 10/17
Dodgeball Wars Grades 6-8 Comm Center
Pumpkin Painting 6:30-8:30 Comm Center
SATURDAY 10/18
Farmers Market at White Horse Park 8-1pm
Special Board Meeting 9am Community Center
Meditation Class 10am Comm Center
SUNDAY 10/19
Brunch @ The Cove 9-1pm
Drop-In Pickleball 1:30-4:30pm Community Center
MONDAY 10/20
Skincare Seminar 6pm Comm Center
TUESDAY 10/21
Drop-In Pickleball 1:30-4:30 Comm Center
Wet Work Too! Classes begin 9:30am Sports Core
WEDNESDAY 10/22
Wor. Co. Vet. Mem. Golf Tourn. 11:30AM Golf Club
THURSDAY 10/23
Drop-in Pickleball 1:30-4:30pm Comm Center
Regular Board Meeting 3pm Comm Center
FRIDAY 10/24
Family Fun Night 6-8:30PM Comm Center
P.E.P Club Fall Dance 6:30PM Comm Center
Kevin Poole Solo 5-9pm The Cove
SATURDAY 10/25
Farmers Market @ WHP 8-1PM
Halloween Fall Festival 1-4PM WHP
SUNDAY 10/26
Brunch @ The Cove 9-1PM
Drop-In Pickleball 1:30-4:30PM Comm Center
View October Calendar below or visit www.oceanpines.org  for more info
 
October Calendar!
THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERY GENERATION – OCEAN PINES!
Be sure to pick up your October calendar for a list of all events this month or click HERE to download October Calendar

Fall Activity Guide is HERE!
410-641-7052 or email rec@oceanpines.org
Stop in today for a copy or click to download!
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OP Aquatics! 
WINTER SWIM MEMBERSHIPS
FOR SALE NOW!
Book a Pool Party
$6 Swimmers
$3 Non- Swimmers

Stop by and check out our Fall programs, swim classes, and new offerings in the FALL ACTIVITY GUIDE!  download now  Visit our website calendars for info too!

 
Sports Core Indoor Pool – Open Year Round!
Open Daily from 10am-9pm, starting Dec. 1, Sundays 10am – 6pm
This facility offers a large, heated indoor pool with a slide, spacious indoor & outdoor sundecks and loungers. The Sports Core Pool hosts fitness classes, swim lessons, and special events all year for all ages and is perfect for birthday parties. Swim members may use this pool for lap lanes daily starting at 6am.
 
 

FAMILY FUN SWIM NIGHT

Friday, October 24th 6:00 -8:30PM
Sports Core Pool
Fun for the entire family! The indoor pool is open for all ages to enjoy as a variety of music fills the air! Food and beverages
 will be available poolside for a small fee.
Only persons swimming pay a fee! 
 
DIVE IN MOVIES

Finding Nemo
  November 1st 6PM
Come enjoy our heated pool and watch “Finding Nemo” on our blow up screen. Float on your favorite raft and bring your movie snacks!
ANGEL TREE UP NOV. 10th!
Frozen
December 6th 
Meet and Greet 5-6PM / Movie @ 6PM
(must pre-register)
Come meet Anna and Elsa from 5-6PM and then stay for our dive-in movie. Float on our rafts, enjoy popcorn and watch “Frozen”
on our blow-up screen.
NEW

Adult Aquatics Programs 

Starting this month!
 

Aqua-Blast
Oct 27th 4-5PM
Whole body work out using kickboards, noodles and barbells in the deep-end. 6 week sessions, 12 classes on Monday and Wednesday afternoons.School teachers (special price) & Pool Members: $50, Resident: $60 and Non-resident: $70

Aqua-Jog
Oct 28th 9-9:30AM
 This is a perfect work-out for everyone especially runners who want to switch it up. Running in the water is 15% harder than on land due to the resistance.
6 week session, 12 classes
Tuesday and ThursdaysMember: $25, Resident: $30 and
Non-resident: $35

  410-641-5255 – pool /  410-641-7052 to register or 
Open to the Public
  All Welcome! Resident and Non-Resident Rates Apply
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Fall In Love with OP Golf!    Ocean Pines Golf Rates

18 Holes:  $65 before 3PM w/cart / $40 3pm-Closing w/cart

9 Holes: $35 anytime w/cart or $25 walking

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SUNDAYS ONLY
NLF Sunday Special for Residents

$40 before 1pm / $30 after 1pm —–18 holes w/cart

Stop at the Tern Grill for Football Sunday Game Food and Drink Specials!

Tournaments & Outings

Veterans Golf Tournament – Oct 22nd!  – Sign Up at Pro-Shop 

Entry fee includes greens fees with cart, range balls, grab-and-go lunch, door prize entry, dinner buffet, awards, prizes and goody bag.  Captain’s choice, scramble format.  Men’s, ladies’ and mixed teams welcome.  Contests include hole-in-one, straightest drive, putting and closest to pin.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.
 

 
Get your FREE Rewards Card Today!
Every time you play 18 holes, save
Round 1 – $5 Off*
(Free bucket of range balls)
Round 2 – $10 Off*
(15% Off Golf Shop Purchase)
Round 3 – $15 Off*
(25% Off Golf Shop Purchase)
Round 4 – Free Greens / Cart required
Discount applies to rack rate or specified card rate.
Cooler Temps. Lower Rates. Enjoyable Play.
Rack-Up Rewards This Fall!


 

Tern Grille – Cold Drinks, Lite Fare, Fresh Food, and Snacks!

FOR INFO AND TEE TIMES 410-641-6057 call for group & guest rates. 

www.oceanpinesgolf.org
CHECK OUT OUR NEW GOLF WEBSITE!

Volunteers Needed For Upcoming Events
Please call 410-641-7052 if interested! or email rec@oceanpines.org

SATURDAY  FARMERS MARKET IN WHITE HORSE PARK!
Year-Round…..New Vendors Weekly.
            Visit Webpage for list of vendors and upcoming events!           
    

FRESH AT MARKET 

 

PRODUCE

 Lettuces, arugula, basil, bok choi, kale, collards, cabbage, chard, apples, potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions, garlic, radishes, beets, carrots,  turnips, parsnips, rutabaga, winter squash and pumpkins.

 

FALL DECOR
Mums, Flowering Cabbage, Flowering Kale, Ornamental Peppers, Indian Corn, Gourds, and Pumpkins of every size and shape.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

FOR OCTOBER 18TH

Beef

Ground beef, Beef Patties, Delmonico or Rib eye steaks, Minute or chip Steaks, T-Bone & Porterhouse steaks, Beef Brisket, Sirloin steaks, Stew meat, New York Strip, Beef bones, Beef Ribs, Beef Liver, Chuck & Arm Roasts, Eye round roast, Top, Bottom Rd, London broil roasts.

Pork

Shoulder Roasts, Picnic roast, Bacon, Chops, Boneless chops, Canadian bacon, Loose Sausage (regular, maple), All Link, Pattie & Rope Sausage, Smoked Hams slices, Scrapple, Ribs, Baby Backs, Boston Butt, Ground Pork. Specialty Sausages; Smoked & Fresh Kielbasa, Hot Italian, Chorizo, Chesapeake

 

Poultry
Chicken; Whole birds, Boneless, Skinless Breasts, Leg Quarters.

 

NEW VENDOR

STAG RUN FARM

 On October 18th, welcome the Stag Family to the Ocean Pines Farmers Market. The Stag Run Farm of Georgetown, Delaware is a family owned and operated farm that grows a wide variety of apples. The farms apple orchard has over 1,000 fruit trees, with a dozen different variety of apples that available at various times of the year. Fall apples from the orchard include Pacific Gala, Fuji (September Wonder, Aztec and Top Export), Macintosh, Royal Empire, Red Rome and Granny Smith, a tart green apple. Winter apples harvester are Snapp Staymen and Pink Lady.

 


VISITING VENDORS

 

FLOWER FARM ON SILVA

On October 25th and November 1st, the Flower Farm on Silva will be visiting your Ocean Pines Farmers Market.   The small locally owned flower farm is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and grows many different varieties of daffodils.  On these two days they will be selling 12 types of daffodil bulbs, all great varieties for our local gardens.  Fall is the time to plan and plant for that splash of spring color, with locally grown daffodils in your garden.    The Buchanan family is also artistic.  They make unique hand-crafted Feed Bag Totes, and Pool Ball Wire Spiders, both will be available for purchase at market.

 

SPECIAL MARKET

Thanksgiving Market

Satisfy all your Thanksgiving feast needs at our Thanksgiving Market on November 22nd. Visit all the vendors, with special appearances by some of your spring and summer favorite vendors returning for this special market. Check back for a list of all the vendors in this special holiday market.

 

COMMUNITY CORNER TENT

October 18th the Worcester County Humane Society returns to the Ocean Pines Farmers Market. This nonprofit organization needs your donations to help operate the “no-kill” shelter. They are asking the community to bring the following items to market and drop them off at their table.

Dog Toys

 Cat Litter

Verus dog and cat food – canned & dry (Verus is the prefered brand of food used by the shelter)

Dog Kongs – all sizes

Peanut Butter

Libman mops

Paper Towels

Toilet Paper

Brooms and Dust Pans

Bleach

Hand sanitizer

Dish Liquid & laundry detergent

 

Join us and support this great organization with your donations!

 

 

KIDS MARKET ZONE

  

October 18th – It’s autumn crafting fun in the Kids Market Zone on Saturday, October 18th.  Ms. Vicki and her Pumpkin Patch Assistance will be crafting with the children between 9:00 am to 12 noon.  Each child will choose a craft to complete, and then take their finished project home.

 

 November 1st – As the weather changes, we’re going to the birds with a fun project to teach children the appreciation of wildlife right in their very own backyard.  Ms. Vicki and her creative crafting crew will be making Pinecone Bird Feeders with the children in the Kids Market Zone.  With this project, kids will love being able to watch the birds eating from the feeder they crafted at market. It will give them a sense of satisfaction and fosters stewardship to see that they can help their feathered friends find something to eat.

Kids Market Zone activities begin at 9:00am and are open to all children between the ages of 3 and 14. The Holy Trinity Cathedral is hos of the Ocean Pines Farmers Market Kids Zone. A Small donation is suggested, but not required for a child participating in an activity at the Kids Market Zone.
 

MARKET MUSIC

Uke of Earl with Charlie Flagiello

OPEN EVERY SATURDAY 8am – 1pm White Horse Park!
Open to the public!  New Vendors welcome!

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Ocean Pines Yacht Club / The Cove Restaurant
OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER WED – SUN
SUNDAY BUFFET BRUNCH

FALL EVENTS
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre – Wed, Oct 29 – $38 pp
RSVP 410-641-7501 / dining@oceanpines.org
Bethany’s Travel Show – Thurs, Oct 30 – 4pm – 8pm

Meet and Talk with Great Vendors, door prizes, show specials, and refreshments.  RSVP 302-933-0955 / cmccabe@dreamvacationinc.com

Sunday Brunch Buffet 2nd Floor Dining, 9am – 1pm
 $15 / $7.50 age 6-12 /5 & less free 410-641-7501 for reservations
Join us for Happy Hour  Every Wed- Fri 4-7pm
Lunch & Dinner Specials Wed – Sunday, New Menu NOW!
The OP Marina is open daily @ 8am – 5pm.
Selling non-ethanol gas, bait  & oil, ice, ice cream, sodas etc.

410-641-7447

 

 

 Live Music THIS Weekend 

    

Friday October 17th
Kaleb Brown
5:30-9:30

 

COMING UP LIVE ENTERTAINMENT……..
October 24th Kevin Poole 530-930
October 25th Kaleb Brown 530-930
October 29th – Murder Mystery Dinner Upstairs  5:30pm  doors opens
October 30th – Bethany Travel’s Travel Show
Upstairs 4-8pm,
October 31st Wes Davis 530-930
November 1st Tom Larsen 530-930
November 7th Kaleb brown 530-930
November 8th Wes Davis Duo 530-930
November 14 Dog and butterfly 530-930
November 15th Kevin Poole  530-930
November 26th Ginger Duo 530-930
November 28th Kaleb Brown  530-930
November 29th Ginger Duo  530-930
December 5th Dog & Butterfly 530-930
December 6th Kevin Poole 530-930
December 12th Kaleb Brown 530-930
December 20th Kevin Poole 530-930
December 26th Kaleb Brown 530-930
December 27th Ginger Duo  530-930

 

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info@oceanpines.org410-641-7501 / dining@oceanpines.org
Book your holiday party or special event!

 

OP Rec and Parks FALL FUN CONTINUES! 
Comm Ctr  

Sign up now, something for all age groups and interests!
Open Mon- Sat from 8am – 10pm / Sun 10am – 6pm
Discounted Amusement Parks and Regal Movie Tickets
on Sale at the OP Community Center!
Quick Links
FAMILY FUN NIGHT PUMPKIN PAINTING
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17TH 6:30-8:30PM
Bring your own pumpkin or purchase one from us (limited quantity) & don’t forget your imagination! All decoration and paint will be provided. FEE: OP Residents $5; Non-Residents $6
HALLOWEEN FALL FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25TH 1-4PM
TRICK OR TREAT!

Don’t be a scaredy cat and bring the family for a ghoulish good time! Music will fill the air as ghosts and goblins parade and play.
Costume contests
Carnival games
Face painting
Arts and crafts
Pony rides
Moon bounces
 Haunted hay ride
Refreshments
…and candy goodies are just some of the thrills to be had.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
 

 

 
 

DODGEBALL WARS
Oct 17 6-8PM
Grades 6-8
Come see what you’re made of! Gladiator, German, Backboard and Tournament Style 6 v 6 dodgeball. This is an action-packed evening of fun! Snacks and drinks provided for participants each night. Resident $8 Non-resident $9
 
Meditation Class – Intermediate
 Oct 18th 10am-12:15pm
Find out how to improve your overall health during this educational session. We’ll briefly discuss the benefits and history of meditation with emphasis on practicing techniques. Find out why meditation has been shown to promote relaxation and to help manage stress.  $20
 
 
SIGN UP NOW FOR BUS TRIP TO WASHINGTON, DC FOR THE 2014 METROPOLOITAN COOKING AND ENTERTAINING SHOW & COOKING DEMO WITH BOBBY FLAY!
Sunday, November 9th
Join us to see an in-person celebrity chef

 demonstration by Bobby Flay.
DONNIE & MARIE CHRISTMAS TOUR, Washington D.C.
December 6th @ 2pm, The National Theatre
Fore more information, Please cont

act the OP Rec and Park Department at 410-641-7052
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 Community Center is open Daily for sign ups

CURRENT VACTION OFFERINGS FROM REC & PARKS!
Currently offering these trips through Collette Vacations.Normandy & Paris Vacations
April 16-25, 2015
Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park
September 4-10, 2015

(Must book either by Oct. 16th for discount)
Please contact Debbie Donahue at (410) 641-7052 for more information on these exciting trips!  We have already had two successful trips through Collette Vac.

    
Manklin Meadows Racquet Complex Happenings!

PLATFORM TENNIS

Free Platform Tennis Clinics 

**NEW Thursdays at 5pm & still Saturdays @ 12Noon

Bring Sneakers and we will provide the rest!
Contact Jim Freeman 215-704-4592

or Mike Petito 443-614-7492
Annual Membership start at $150  
PICKLEBALL

 NEW DATES FOR $15 Pickleball Clinics 
November Pickleball Clinic for Beginners

Tell your friends, they can sign-up now for the November Clinic which will be held at the Community Center, four Sundays in November, starting Nov 9th at 4:30pm. Participants sign up through OP Recreation & Parks Dept, Phone # 410.641.7052

WHO: ages 12 and older    WHEN:Sundays, Nov 9, 16, 23 and 30

TIME: 4:30-5:30pm instructors: Frank Creamer and Julie Woulfe

cost: $15/participant per 4 week session

 The NEW TIMES for drop-in Pickleball 

Sundays – Indoor and Outdoor – 1:30-4:30pm

Tuesdays – Outdoor – 8:30-11:30am and Indoor – 1:30-4:30pm

Wednesdays – Outdoor 6:00-9:30

Thursdays – Indoor – 1:30-4:30pm

Saturdays – Outdoor – 8:30-11:30am

 

Free instruction for new players will be on Fridays, from 3-4pm, in the gym at the Community Center.  Any interested NEW player must sign up for this free instruction by noon on the Friday that he/she wishes to attend the clinic. A phone call or visit to the front desk of the Community center is all that is needed to sign-up (phone# 410-641-7052).  The instruction is free only for a brand new player who has never before attended this free clinic.  If a player wishes to attend a second Friday clinic, there will be a fee of $5.

Pickleball at the Delaware Senior Olympics

Saturday and Sunday October 20th and 21st

There are 130 pickleball players signed up for this event, many of whom are either from Ocean Pines or often play in Ocean Pines. Results to be reported next week. Here are the approximate start times for Sunday. Mixed doubles begins at 8:30am and singles begin at 1pm at the Wellness and Fitness Center, Delaware State University, 1200 N. Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901

TENNIS

Congratulations to Jeff Layman and Dave Marshall for winning the Men’s 45 Doubles Clay Court Cat 2 National Championship in Virginia. The duo won the tournament w/o the loss of a set in 4 matches to win the championship!

Information about Activities, Racquet Sport Memberships and Facilities
View Rates / Sport and Facility Information
410-641-7717 / 41-641-7052  rec@oceanpines.org

 COMMUNITY EVENTS


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Ocean Pines Line Dancers

Every Monday & Wednesday 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ocean Pines Community Center
Learn line dancing with the Ocean Pines Line Dancers at these weekly classes. Call Betty at 410-726-1818 or Lynn at 410-713-9929 for more information.

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Pine’eer Craft Club

Thursday, October 16     9:45 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

A Halloween craft will follow the business meeting.  The cost of the craft is $5.  Please RSVP to 410-208-3032.

 

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Worcester County Commission for Women Gems’ Tea

Sunday, October 19     3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Ocean Pines Yacht Club

$25 per person

The Gems’ Tea celebrates the lives of local women who have contributed to the quality of life in Worcester County over the years.  This year’s honorees are Patricia Dufendach, Berlin; Suzanne Hurley, Ocean City; Laura Morrison, Pocomoke City; Janet Simpson, Snow Hill and Mary Yenney, Ocean Pines.  The honorees will share their life experiences in personal interviews with a videographer; these contributions become a documentary of women in Worcester County viewable at each Worcester County Library branch.  For reservations, please mail checks made payable to FWCCW to PO Box 1422, Berlin, MD 21811 by October 14.  For more information, call Kay Hickman at 410-600-0552.

 

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Worcester County Commission for Women Meeting

Tuesday, October 21     5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

The purpose of the Worcester County Commission for Women is to promote social, educational and economic equality for women in Worcester County.  The meeting is open to the public and women of all ages are invited to attend.  Volunteers are also being sought for short-term assignments such as grant writing, fundraising and event planning.  For information, contact Chairman L. Eloise Henry-Gordy at 410-641-2556.

 

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Democratic Club of Worcester County Meeting

Thursday, October 23rd    7:00PM

The Democrative Club of Worcester County will meet at 7pm in the Ocean Pines Community Center. Judy Davis, Mike Farlow and Tom Wilson have been invited to give updates on their campaigns in the upcoming early voting and Nov. 4th.general election.

We need to get out the vote!

 

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Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines 

8th Annual Golf Tournament

Wednesday, October 22

11:30 am Check-In & Putting Contest Begins / 11:45 am Group Photo
/ 1:00 pm Shotgun Start

Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club

$85 per player / $20 Dinner Only

Entry fee includes greens fees with cart, range balls, grab-and-go lunch, door prize entry, dinner buffet, awards, prizes and goody bag.  Captain’s choice, scramble format.  Men’s, ladies’ and mixed teams welcome.  Contests include hole-in-one, straightest drive, putting and closest to pin.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.  For additional information, please contact Marie Gilmore at 410-208-6612 or OPMarie@aol.com.

 

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The Parke Arts & Crafts Fair

Saturday, November 1     9:00 am to 2:00 pm

The Parke Clubhouse, 2 Arcadia Court, Ocean Pines

This eighth annual fair will feature arts and crafts items including original artwork and photography, written work from a novelist and a poet, jewelry, cards, floral arrangements, knitted and crochet items, bags, frames and holiday items.  Door prizes will be given.  Admission is free and open to the public.  Call 410-208-4994 for directions.

 

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Pine’eer Craft Club Holiday Craft Show

Saturday, November 1     10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

Shop for unique handcrafted items at this holiday craft show.  Call 410-641-6521 or 410-208-4317 for more information.

 

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Kiwanis Germanfest
Sunday, November 2 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center
$12 adults / $6 children 12 and under
Includes bratwurst, sauerkraut, green beans, mashed potatoes, applesauce, bread, dessert, coffee or tea. BYOB. For reservations, call 410-208-6719. Carryout and walk-ins welcome.
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Women’s Club of Ocean Pines Holiday Auction & Bake Sale

Thursday, November 6     10:00 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

Baskets, baked goods, raffles and new or like-new gift items will be available for sale or auction at this special event, the club’s largest fundraiser of the year.  If you would like to donate an auction item, a basket or baked good, please contact Pat Addy at 410-208-0171, 301-922-2031 or gorpataddy@aol.com.

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11th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony

Tuesday, November 11     11:00 am

Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines

Sponsored by the Worcester County Veterans Memorial Foundation.  This year’s event will feature a special recognition of those who served during the Iraq War (2003-2010).  Chairs will be provided on a first-come basis, so please bring a lawn chair for your comfort.  In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the Community Church at Ocean Pines at 11227 Race Track Rd.  Call co-chairs Lou Etta McClaflin at 410-641-7391 or John Lemon at 410-208-4568 for more information.

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