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Singers needed
The Worcester County Choral Concert and Workshop conducted by Jean Anne Shafferman is looking for singers to take part in the second annual presentation of this event.
Workshop date is Saturday, April 18, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Coffee and donuts will be provided in the morning. Guests should bring lunch.
Concert date is Sunday, April 19 at 3 p.m. Additional rehearsals are Saturday, April 11 from 10 a.m. to noon and Thursday, April 16 from 7-9 p.m.
The concert and all rehearsals will be held at Community Church at Ocean Pines located at 11227 Racetrack Road. The cost of personal music (eight anthems) is $20. Any questions or to sign-up, call 410-641-7335.
Air Force Airman Javon Rounds graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Rounds is a 2014 graduate of Stephen Decatur High School in Berlin.
Program complete
Ethan Mariner, a resident of Berlin, recently completed the Composites Technology program at IYRS School of Technology & Trades in Bristol, RI.
Mariner graduates with a certificate from IYRS, a post-secondary vocational trade school that is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
After completing the intensive six-month program, students are prepared for a number of job functions in the composites industries such as aerospace, aviation, automotive, marine, construction, energy and green technologies.
Mariner has successfully completed the full-time Composites Technology program, which is considered a leader in educating students to enter the composites industry. Upon completion of the program, students are proficient in a range of general and advanced composite production processes including; open molding, wet bagging, vacuum infusion, light resin transfer molding and high temperature pre-preg processing.
In addition, the students receive a strong introduction to computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing (CAM). Their CAD/CAM skills allow them to operate a 5-axis CNC router to produce parts, plugs and molds for their self-directed independent projects.
The Berlin Heritage Foundation is sponsoring its annual fundraiser cocktail party at Harrison’s Harbor Watch in Ocean City on Friday, April 10, from 6-9 p.m.
The third annual event promotes the Town of Berlin and its local businesses.The evening’s menu reflects dishes typical of the area’s past, adapted to modern palates. Beverages are also drawn from local sources. Ticket price includes the first glass of beer or wine.
Live music will entertain guests while attendees may bid on a selection of silent auction baskets.  Tickets cost $30 per person if purchased before Monday, March 30, or $35 at the door.
Purchase tickets by mailing a check to the Berlin Heritage Foundation: P.O. Box 351, Berlin, Md. 21811. All proceeds benefit the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum.