United Way. First Shore continued its long standing support of the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore with total contributions from First Shore employees, a corporate gift and sponsorship of the agency's "Leaders in Giving" program totaling more than $22,000. First Shore often places in the top twenty of all local agency campaigns and has achieved 100% employee participation more than fifteen years. Shown, from left, are United Way representatives Stacey McMichael and Executive Director, Pam Gregory and First Shore representatives, Marty Neat, Sharon Morris and Lee "Skip" Johnson. Mrs. Morris serves on the agency's board of directors.
March of Dimes. March of Dimes recognizes First Shore. Shown receiving an award from the March of Dimes are (from left) Brenda Ruark, First Shore vice president, Becky Kambarn, loan underwriter and former March of Dimes board vice president, and Lee "Skip" Johnson, First Shore vice president. Presenting the award are Jackie and Todd Karli of WBOC TV.
Salisbury Zoo. Salisbury Mayor Jake Day (center) joins Delmarva Zoological Society (DZS) members and First Shore vice president Cheryl Young (second from left center) who serves on the board of directors for DZS, to celebrate the opening of the William E. Morgan Conservation Center. First Shore Federal pledged funds to the "Renew the Zoo" campaign to provide critical infrastructure for the zoo and First Shore CEO Marty Neat chaired the capital campaign.
Diakonia. Debbie Tingle, branch manager and Karla Shenk, head teller of the Ocean Pines branch attend and provide a First Shore sponsorship for the Empty Bowl fundraiser to support Diakonia and the Art League of Ocean City.
Wor-Wic Community College. First Shore has contributed to the Wicomico Economic Impact Scholarship program at Wor Wic Community College. Graduating seniors from Wicomico high schools may qualify for this program to attend the college on scholarship. Shown are Sharon Morris and Marty Neat of First Shore Federal with Dr. Ray Hoy, president of Wor Wic Community College. Mr. Neat also serves as chairman of the board of trustees of the college.
W. Leonard Brown & First Shore Federal Service Scholarship. The tenth annual W. Leonard Brown & First Shore Federal Savings & Loan Service Scholarship was awarded from the scholarship fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. Shown presenting the check are Jim Covington, retired vice principal, Pocomoke High School, Gail Covington, community leader and daughter of the late W. Leonard Brown and Jim Jones, First Shore Federal Pocomoke Branch Manager, to Peyton E. Becker of Pocomoke City, recipient of the scholarship.
Habitat for Humanity. Shown presenting a contribution for tax credits to Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County is (from left) Christina William, development coordinator of Habitat, Sharon Morris, First Shore CRA officer, Molly Hilligoss, executive director of Habitat, Gene Malone, regional commercial loan officer of First Shore and Marty Neat, First Shore CEO. Mr. Malone also serves as chairman of the Habitat board of directors and Mrs. Morris serves on its board.
Sussex County Habitat for Humanity. Diane Koch, Sussex County officer and loan originator presents an annual contribution to Kevin Gilmore, executive director of Sussex County Habitat for Humanity.
Delmarva Discovery Center. Pocomoke City branch manager Jim Jones presents a tax credit contribution to Stacey Weisner, president of Delmarva Discovery Center. Members of the Discovery Center's board of directors join in the presentation.