United Way. Once again, First Shore Federal was among the leaders in supporting the local United Way campaign. Employee contributions and pledges, along with a corporate contribution and sponsorship of the Leaders in Giving Program tallied more than $21,000 for the United Way. Shown are Lee "Skip" Johnson, vice president of facilities, Stacey McMichael of the United Way, Sharon Morris, community reinvestment officer, and Marty Neat, president.
NAACP Community Award. Marty Neat, First Shore Federal president and CEO accepts the 2017 NAACP Community Award from Mary Ashanti, Wicomico County NAACP President and Gerald Stansbury, Maryland State NAACP Conference President.
The Salisbury Zoo. First Shore Federal has supported this wonderful local resource with a multi year pledge to its capital campaign. In addition, First Shore Federal has supported the efforts of the Delmarva Zoological Society's annual Just Zoo It campaign. Cheryl Young, First Shore Federal vice president of deposits and marketing (far right) serves as an officer and board member and is shown with other DZS board members Jane Seagraves, Roxane Gabrielson and Jeff Gleason.
Coastal Hospice. First Shore Federal has made a five year contribution to the capital campaign for Coastal Hospice at the Ocean. Shown at the presentation of this year's contribution are Tom Hershey, vice chairman of the association's board of directors, Debbie Tingle, Ocean Pines branch manager, and Alane Capen, president of Coastal Hospice.
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 ninth 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 Alison Snead of Pocomoke City, recipient of the scholarship.
Habitat for Humanity. The association is a longtime supporter of Habitat for Humanity. First Shore Federal Regional Commercial Loan Officer Gene Malone, who is president of the Habitat board, participates in the dedication of the local affilate's 69th home. Pictured above is Rashema Hitch, new homeowner, Rev. Bernadette Beckett, and Molly Hilligoss, Executive Director, Wicomico County Habitat for Humanity.
Sussex County Habitat for Humanity. Shown are Sussex County Habitat executive director Kevin Gilmore, Diane Koch, Sussex County officer and loan originator, Sharon Morris of First Shore Federal and Mark Quigley, Re-Store Manager.
Offering support to the Samaritan Shelter, Pocomoke. Shown are from left, Shelly Daniels of the Shelter, Jim Jones, branch manager of the Pocomoke branch, Sue Vincent, branch manager of the Snow Hill branch, and B.J. Summers of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore.