Eric Morgan to succeed Lyle Hogg as Piedmont’s CEO

Salisbury-based Piedmont Airlines announced that its current President, Eric Morgan, will also become Chief Executive Officer of the wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group. Morgan will succeed the current CEO, Capt. Lyle Hogg, will be retiring at the end of the year. “After nearly four decades in the aviation industry, Lyle has built a […]

Jim Perdue elected to Meat Industry Hall of Fame

Perdue Farms Chairman Jim Perdue has been named to the Meat Industry Hall of Fame, honoring industry excellence in business leadership and community service. As the third-generation leader of the company founded by his grandfather in 1920, Perdue is responsible for ensuring the company stays true to its vision and values and has guided Perdue […]

Darby named Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year

Anthony Darby, Chief Executive Officer of Peninsula Wellness/Peninsula Alternative Health in Salisbury, has been named recipient of the 2020 MCE Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The award was announced by Maryland Capital Enterprises Maryland Capital Enterprises, a nonprofit that empowers businesses across the state. Doing business for four years, Peninsula Wellness/Peninsula Alternative Health […]

Tidalhealth receives 30 safety and care awards

TidalHealth, the Delmarva-based health system including the hospitals TidalHealth Peninsula Regional and TidalHealth Nanticoke, has been recognized with 30 clinical achievements for the safety and care it provides to patients across cardiac, orthopedic, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular, prostate surgery, gastrointestinal, critical care and labor and delivery service lines in a national study by Healthgrades, the leading […]

Becker Morgan awards scholarship to Wi-Hi grad

Becker Morgan Group has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Duncan Kihiuria to support his journey toward becoming an engineer. A May graduate of Wicomico High School, Kihiuria is enrolled at the University of Maryland, where he is pursuing a bachelor’s in Civil Engineering.   After a conversation with a family member several years ago, Kihiuria decided […]

Chamber recognizes its 100th awards winners

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated business and organizational excellence at the 100th Annual Awards Luncheon held last Thursday at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.  The event recognized and honored the achievements and efforts of outstanding member businesses, community partners and individuals of the Delmarva Peninsula. Also recognized were Wicomico Recreation Parks & […]

Franchot urges Hogan to tap reserves to aid businesses

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has issued an urgent call for action to rescue the state’s small businesses suffering from the impact of the pandemic. In a call last week, Franchot praised the efforts of business owners as they continue to find ways to survive in the reduced circumstances created by Covid-19 restrictions and quarantines. “Small […]

Professional Achievers: Hammond named examiner

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology has named Dr. Trudy Hammond, TidalHealth Peninsula Regional’s Project Lead, to the Board of Examiners for the 2020 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest honor for organizational innovation and performance excellence, and this is the second consecutive year Hammond has […]

Mid-Shore Pro Bono receives grant for Child Advocacy Program

Mid-Shore Pro Bono, a nonprofit organization on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that provides free access to legal services to low income community members, has received a $15,000 grant from the Qlarant Foundation to support their child advocacy program. The program is focused on providing legal representation for caregivers seeking third party custody of children impacted by […]

Peninsula Regional group has a new name: TidalHealth

What were once three separate hospitals and numerous specialty medical practices that merged over the past year are now united under one name: TidalHealth. “Starting today, for decades to come, this is who we are together,” said Steven Leonard, President and CEO of what is now known as TidalHealth Peninsula Regional, during an announcement and […]

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