| Attend the Maryland Coastal Bays Ocean Pines Volunteer Fair/ Happy Hour
Come to the Ocean Pines Yacht Club located in Ocean Pines, Thursday March 12 from 5 – 7 p.m. and learn how you can have fun while volunteering for great causes.
MCBP and the Ocean Pines Association as well as several other non-profit groups including Worcester County Garden Club, Eastern Shore IMBA, Assateague Coastal Trust, Assateague Island Alliance, Berlin Library Garden Project, Lower Shore Land Trust, Ocean Pines Farmers Market, Ocean City Surf Club, and Worcester County Humane Society and others will be on hand to talk about their organizations and volunteer opportunities.
This is your chance to come out and learn about some of our non-profit organizations and the opportunities available to you to help make a difference in our community.
The Maryland Coastal Bays Program is dedicated to preserving watershed including the five bays behind Ocean City and Assateague through restoration projects, outreach and education.
The Ocean Pines Association’s Environment and Natural Assets Advisory Committee provides suggestions and recommendations for improving the health and vitality of our natural resources as well as keeping their Board informed on environmental issues impacting Ocean Pines, a year-round residential community with over 9 miles of waterfront property which directly affects our bays.
The Ocean Pines Farmers Market is a year-round open air market that supports family-based farming, farmers, food producers, artisans and crafters of the Eastern Shore. The Ocean Pines Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8am – 1pm in White Horse Park and is seeking Vendors and Volunteers to provide support with tasks that include greeting and helping customers, assisting vendors and the setup and closing down of the market.
Assateague Coastal Trust works to protect and enhance the natural resources of the Atlantic Coastal Bays watershed through advocacy, conservation, and education.
The Assateague Island Alliance was created to benefit Assateague Island National Seashore by supporting interpretive, educational and scientific programs and assuring stewardship, restoration and preservation of our land, water, living resources and historical sites while balancing high quality resource-compatible recreation.
The Berlin Library Garden is a community project to demonstrate sustainable, chemical-free gardening to the public. Produce is donated to Diakonia (shelter in West Ocean City) and Stevenson United Methodist Church, and used in library programming.
The Lower Shore Land Trust assists landowners and communities to conserve land for the enjoyment and well-being of present and future generations.
The Ocean City Surf Club celebrates our ocean community, its heritage and future and supports area youth through scholarships and mentoring.
The Eastern Shore IMBA was created to organize residents of the Delmarva Peninsula who seek to promote bicycle riding in all forms for all ages. Activities include mountain bike trail creation and maintenance, promotion of youth/BMX programs in the region, group rides and outings, political advocacy, promoting bike safety and healthy lifestyles, and socializing with people with similar interest
For ninety years, members of the Worcester Garden Club have been learning, doing, contributing and advocating for the natural environment. Activities include educational programs, flower shows, garden tours and community service.
The Worcester County Humane Society is a no kill shelter that provides food, vet care, and unconditional love until a suitable, loving and forever homes for abandoned and surrendered animals.
This will be a great opportunity to learn more about community service opportunities. For more information contact MCBP through Sandi Smith at email@example.com or 410-213-2297 ext.106 or OPA through Teresa Travatello at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-641-7717 x 3006