” Heroes and Sheroes” Loretta Harris is the curator of the Museum’s Black History Exhibit. She will be at the Museum on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. to tell the story of Ocean City’s Ford family: “Heroes and Sheroes–100 + Years of Military and Government Service”.
At the heart of the Ford family story is Ruby Wheatley Ford. In this exhibit, her offspring come together to share their stories as a tribute to her, the strong woman, loving and steadfast influence in their lives that paved the way for their success.
Everyone is welcome to attend Loretta’s free talk.
Our Black History Exhibit will continue the entire month of February.
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One of Ocean City’s most popular public spaces will soon be receiving a needed facelift.
The Aquatic and Fitness Center has been earmarked for improvements as part of a $1.25 million “Parks and Public Places” capital project for upgrades at the Ocean City Community Center located at 1735 Simpson Ave.
City Purchasing and Contract Manager Joseph S. Clark said the overall cost of the project will be determined when bids are received, and contracts awarded for the work.
“We do not disclose (expected costs) in advance of the bidding, to ensure the bids do not come in at that number (when they could be lower without such knowledge),” Clark said. “It keeps the bidding process fair.”...