Hunter Walton

Hunter Walton

New position

Hunter Walton, a member of the Ocean City-Berlin Optimist Club, was recently named the new Lt. Governor for Optimist International Maryland South Delaware Region, Zone 2.

Holiday program

Worcester County GOLD, Inc. (Giving Other Lives Dignity), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides emergency assistance for Worcester County residents is accepting donations and sponsors for its annual Helping Hands for the Holidays Program.

Since 1998, GOLD has run its Helping Hands for the Holidays Program, which provides gifts for children and vulnerable adults in Worcester County living at or below the poverty line.

Visit to donate, view a list of gift ideas, or sign up to sponsor those in need. Last year, GOLD provided holiday gifts for 658 children and 80 vulnerable adults.

Call 410-677-6830 or email for more information.


Kathleen Martyn of Berlin, recently completed her Master of Science in Justice Administration at Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky.

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