May 25, 2023 | Week in Business – May 26, 2023

A Week in Business – May 26, 2023
To mark Health Vision Month every May, the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce celebrated with a new Wink! Vision location by tape cutting. Wink is Ocean City’s newest and premier eye care facility offering state-of-the-art examinations, premium eyeglasses and contact lenses. The office is located in West Ocean City just west of the Highway 50 bridge and is locally owned and operated.Submitted photo

fundraising announcement

West Ocean City – Outlet Ocean City celebrates the brave men and women who have served our country.

We have partnered with the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) to raise funds and raise awareness for veterans, active duty military and their families as part of National Poppy Day.

From May 15th through Memorial Day Monday, May 29th, Outlets Ocean City will be collecting donations center-wide to raise funds for the ALA. Make a donation at Suite 685 customer service and receive a poppy to wear, plus a poppy savings card. The Poppy Savings Card entitles you to 25% off full-price items or 10% off already discounted items at participating stores. Participating stores include Michael Kors, Under Armour, Old Navy, Mione’s Pizza, Doggie Style, Deadstock, and more.

The red poppy is nationally recognized as the symbol of sacrifice that Americans have worn since World War I to honor those who have served and lost their lives for their country in every war. This reminds Americans of the sacrifices veterans have made to defend their freedom. Wear poppies to honor our uniformed people.

Outlets Ocean City is a 198,800 square foot outdoor shopping spot located on Highway 50 in West Ocean City, just minutes from Ocean City’s beaches. This value-price center gathers his 30-plus retail stores with national brands like Adidas, American Eagle Outfitters, Coach, Home Goods, J. Crew Factory, Michael Kors, Old Navy Outlets, Skechers, Under Armour, and more. increase. Additionally, look for local retailers such as BulkMore, Pepper Palace, Mione’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant and OC Chopsticks Asian Bistro. For more information, visit For more information on the Poppy Program, please contact Outlet Ocean City General Manager Alan Damore. [email protected]


center certification

Berlin – The Cancer Commission (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has awarded three-year accreditation to the John H. “Jack” Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center at Atlantic General Hospital. Gave.

To achieve voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through an extensive review process, and demonstrate excellence in providing comprehensive, patient-centered care. You have to keep your level.

Burbage Regional Cancer Care Center is a chain of custody cancer center, and as such a complex group of diseases requiring consultation by surgeons, internal medicine and radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, and other cancer specialists. adopts an interdisciplinary approach to the treatment of cancer. This multidisciplinary partnership will improve patient care.

“Seeking cancer care locally is usually the best option for patients because it avoids the physical, mental and financial hardships associated with traveling long distances to a cancer center. It shows the community can trust the care we provide here at Burbage Regional Cancer Care Center,” said Center Director Chanel Lake. “And it’s a testament to the good work our dedicated staff does every day.”

Burbage Regional Cancer Care Center has been Chain of Custody certified since 2018.

The CoC Accredited Program is recognized by the Burbage Regional Cancer Care Center through various cancer-related programs that focus on all areas of cancer care, including prevention, early diagnosis, cancer staging, optimal treatment, and rehabilitation. , provides a framework for continuously improving the quality of patient care. , lifetime follow-up of recurrent disease, and end-of-life care. If a patient receives care at her CoC facility, include information about patient-centered services such as clinical trials and new therapies, genetic counseling, psychosocial support, patient navigation processes, and survivor care plans that document each care. can also be accessed. Patients strive to improve the quality of life of cancer survivors.

Like all CoC accredited facilities, Burbage Regional Cancer Care Center maintains a cancer registry and contributes data to the National Cancer Database (NCDB), a joint program of the CoC and the American Cancer Society. This national oncology outcome database is the largest clinical disease registry in the world. Data on all types of cancer will be tracked and analyzed through NCDB and used to explore trends in cancer care. CoC accredited cancer centers have access to information derived from this type of data analysis and is used to produce national, regional and state benchmark reports. These reports will help you improve the quality of your chain of custody facility.

CoC accredited facilities diagnose and/or treat more than 70% of all newly diagnosed cancer patients. When a patient chooses to be treated at her local CoC-accredited cancer center, she can receive comprehensive, cutting-edge cancer care close to home.


entrepreneurship contest

Salisbury – Tacos wins Salisbury University’s annual student entrepreneurship competition for the second time in 36 years.

On the eve of Cinco de Mayo, a jury voted for Mexican catering company Tacos del Mar’s student business plan as the best of 59 entries for the 2023 competition. This is the highest number in SU history.

The proposal reflects the opinion of Peter Engler, one of the contest’s early winners, whose entry in 1989 inspired Nacho, a popular fast-casual Mexican restaurant in Salisbury in the 1990s.・Pete was established.

The six SU students who founded Tacos Del Mar hope the $17,000 prize package they won in this year’s competition will have similar success. The award includes his $15,000 Richard A. Bernstein Award of Excellence, named in honor of the contest’s founder and sponsored by LWRC International and Rommel Chesapeake, and his contributions to business plan consulting services. $1,000, including his $1,000 Toustin Group Prize awarded throughout the event. “Invest in My Idea” Poster Session Round.

This business was the brainchild of Thomas Ginge Jr. of Clarksburg, Maryland, who was looking for an affordable late-night dining alternative in Salisbury. After creating a menu using traditional home recipes and spending weeks catering for off-campus student events and catering for individual delivery orders, I enlisted the help of my friends at SU.

“Our competitors are clearly Taco Bell, Cookout and Royal Farms,” ​​said Queen Anne, Maryland, host Robert Turner, as students starved after most others had closed. I picked a restaurant near the campus where people gather.

With philanthropy as part of its corporate mission, the company has partnered with and supported the EVAN Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to those affected by childhood cancer. Zinzi is closely associated with this foundation and was established in memory of a family friend who died of neuroblastoma.

Besides Ginge and Turner, the winning group included student Walter Arias from Pasadena, Maryland. Samuel Battis of Clarksburg, Maryland. Michalek “Mitch” Mirauskas of Brunswick, Maryland. and Christian O’Hearn of Sykesville, Maryland.


Lauren Rule

Biz C

Jen Scott

Biz D

Casey Robinson


Lisa Caldwell

Biz F

Olivia Shawl Smith

Biz G

Lindsay Foxwell




leadership promotion

BERLIN – Taylor Bank is pleased to announce a series of recent executive promotions and new hires.

Lauren Ruhl has joined the bank as Human Resources Manager. In her role, Ms. Rule will oversee the execution of the bank’s human resources function. Ruhl brings over 14 years of experience and her industry knowledge to her Taylor Bank.

Vice President Jen Scott has been promoted to Manager of Banking Operations. In this role, Scott will manage the company’s retirement and the servicing and implementation of his IntraFi Network product solution. Scott has been a member of the Taylor Bank team since 2013. Previously, he held the position of branch manager at the head office.

Assistant Vice President Casey Robinson has been promoted to Regional Branch Manager. In this role, Robinson will oversee Ocean’s Pines branch and headquarters. Robinson has been a member of the Taylor Banks team since 1996. He previously served as Branch Manager of the He Ocean He Pines Branch and Mid He Ocean City Branch.

Lisa Caldwell has been promoted to Branch Operations Manager. In this role, Caldwell will work with the Regional Branch Manager to oversee branch operations for multiple branches. She further assesses and mitigates risks through process inspections. Caldwell has been a member of the Taylor Bank team since 2016.

Olivia Shoal-Smith has been selected to participate in the Taylor Banks Management Trainee Program. During the program, Shawl-Smith will infiltrate various departments of the bank, with a particular focus on the deposit operations department. She participates in strategic personal development projects and attends internal and external training her events. Schorr-Smith has been a member of the Taylor Bank team since 2018. She previously held the position of loan processor.

Lindsay Foxwell has been promoted to Senior Business Services Specialist. In this position, Foxwell will work with internal partners to develop new business relationships and service existing business relationships through e-banking her solutions. Foxwell has been a member of the Taylor Bank team since 2019. She previously held the position of Electronic Service Representative.

“We are delighted to welcome Lauren to our team and announce the promotions of Jen, Casey, Lisa, Olivia and Lindsay,” said Ray Thompson, president and CEO of Taylor Bank. “Taylor Bank is growing and finding new ways to best serve communities across Delmarba. Through recruitment and promotion, we help individuals, families and businesses achieve their financial goals. We are building a team of experts to help.”


manager welcome

Ocean City – Paradise Properties Inc. is proud to announce that Jennifer Dieste has joined our staff as Property Manager.


Jennifer Dieste

A graduate of George Mason University with a Bachelor of Science degree, Dieste has worked in various areas of the real estate industry as an office manager for a local construction company and as a licensed real estate agent. She is also a certified group fitness and personal trainer.

Fred C. Wetzelberger II, President of Paradise Properties Inc. and CPM of CMCA, said: Her background and experience with real estate will make her a valuable member of our staff and clients. ”

In his spare time, Dieste loves fishing and volunteering with various organizations such as the Autism Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, and the Board of Directors of HOA.

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