The Ocean City American Legion Auxiliary Unit 524 Fashion Show Committee (L to R): Susan Newkirk, Barbara Faith, Karen Scanlon, Marguerite Clark, Joanne Marzulli, Bonnie Hyson, Pat Chapman, Linda Kuehnle, Joanne Weber, Nancy Plauschinat (Committee Chairperson), Donna Buker, and Ellen Laut. The members of Ocean City’s American Legion Auxiliary Fashion Show Committee are counting down the days until their October 15th event featuring clothing by Chico’s and Tommy Bahama. This annual fall show and luncheon will be held at The Flanders Hotel to benefit the Legion’s Building Fund. Tickets are $40 per person. Doors open at 11 am.The group recently held a planning meeting to discuss the event and begin accepting donations of new or never used items for the auction wagon, such as cookware and home décor furnishings.For more information, contact Fashion Show Chairwoman Joanne Marzulli 609-731-8140, or Donation Chairwoman Pat Chapman at (215) 266-8029.
Table Tennis star Derek Abrefa has been appointed as the General Captain of Team Ghana for the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco.Abrefa is regarded as the most senior of all the athletes at the games, with a lot of experience in international competitions.He will also lead the team as the Flagbearer during the opening ceremony on Monday. “I regard it a privilege to be appointed as the General team Captain for Team Ghana in the ongoing African Games,” said Abrefa“I thank the Sports Ministry and team leaders for their trust in me to lead Team Ghana.“I believe for us to dominate in Africa, we would have to unite as a country. I will, therefore, do my best to build unity among all the players.” Abrefa is the highest-ranked table tennis player and is ranked 241 in the world.The Ghana Immigration Officer is a current bronze medallist holder from the last edition of the games in Brazaville, Congo.