United Way. First Shore Federal Officers support the 2021 United Way Holiday Ball. Corporate sponsorships and employee giving placed First Shore Federal among the "Top 50" local business donors.
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, First Shore Federal assistant internal auditor 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.
Jim Barrett Award. First Shore Federal Board of Directors vice-chairman Tom Hershey (center) was awarded the United Way of the Eastern Shore's 2018 Jim Barrett Community Leadership Award. He is congratulated by United Way President & CEO Pam Gregory, left, Ellen Barrett Abbott, Todd Hershey, and United Way chair Dana Seiler.
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 contributes a $50,000 multi-year gift to Wor-Wic Community College. The gift benefits the construction of the college's new Applied Technology Building. Marty Neat, Campaign Chair and FSF President/CEO, Diane Turner, FSF CFO, Dr. Ray Hoy, President Wor-Wic, Kim Gillis, Vice Chair, Wor-Wic Board of Directors, and Sharon Morris, FSF CRA Officer.
W. Leonard Brown & First Shore Federal Service Scholarship. The eleventh 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 Anna Butler 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 is the past chairman of the Habitat board of directors and Mrs. Morris serves as secretary of their 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.
Coastal Hospice. First Shore Federal donated to the Macky & Pam Stansell House of Coastal Hospice, committed to provide a safe and compassionate place for hospice patients.