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Worcester County Recreation Center a Toys for Tots Drop-Off Center

Worcester County Recreation and Parks (WCRP) has again partnered with Toys for Tots and will serve as a public donation drop-off location. All in the local community are invited to drop off new, unwrapped toys now through Monday, December 18, in the Worcester County Recreation Center (WCRC) lobby in Snow Hill. 

Worcester County Government Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Worcester County Government (WCG) offices, including the Worcester County Recreation Center (WCRC) and all five branch libraries, will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, 2017 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. In addition, the libraries and WCRC will be closed Saturday, Nov. 25.
The Central Landfill in Newark and the Berlin, Pocomoke, and Snow Hill Home Owner Convenience Centers (HOCC) will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23. Standard hours of operation at these facilities will resume Friday, Nov. 24. 

Worcester County to host Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day December 2

                       
The Worcester County Public Works Recycling Division will host Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Day on Saturday, December 2, 2017, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Showell Elementary School on MD Rt. 589 (Racetrack Road). HHW and computers/laptops may be dropped off, but no other electronics will be accepted.

HHW includes pesticides, pool chemicals, gas and other fuels, oil-base paints, thinners and everyday hazardous wastes accumulating in and around the home for safe disposal. Computers and laptops will be collected and later recycled. 

Commissioners Recognize National Adoption Month with Worcester County Department of Social Services

Worcester County Department of Social Services (DSS) Assistant Director of Services Jamie Manning, and DSS staff members Lillian Wilkinson, Jamie Truitt, Trina Townsend, Jody Hurley, and Terry Edwards, along with Lisa Jackson, the 2017 Adoptive Parent of the Year.

 

This month is National Adoption Month. To raise awareness of Worcester youth who need stable homes, to highlight the joy of adoption, and to honor those who have dedicated their lives serving these children, on November 7, the Commissioners extended their gratitude to Worcester County Department of Social Services (DSS) Assistant Director of Services Jamie Manning, and DSS staff members Lillian Wilkinson, Jamie Truitt, Trina Townsend, Jody Hurley, and Terry Edwards, along with Lisa Jackson, the 2017 Adoptive Parent of the Year. 

Community Alert Signals to Sound Saturday, November 4

Saturday, November 4, Worcester County emergency alert signals will sound from area fire sirens. A steady alert tone will sound at 10:00 a.m. for approximately one minute.

The signals are tested the first Saturday of each month. In the event of an actual emergency, the sirens would be used as additional means to warn the surrounding communities of imminent danger and the need to tune to either radio, television or the internet for information. 

Worcester County Library Seeks Board Member to Represent Snow Hill

The Worcester County Library Board of Trustees is seeking a Worcester County resident to volunteer for a Board vacancy representing Snow Hill including areas beyond the town limits.  The Library Board is composed of seven members who reside in the various communities and towns in the county. Candidates should be passionate about the important role the Worcester County Library plays in our community.

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