June 1, 2020
Thank you to Beth Sparta f or sharing this picture of her granddaughters and a friend in front of the flag display at the Ocean Pines Veterans Memorial.

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COVID-19 Updates
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Recent News
Yacht Club Closed June 1
The Ocean Pines Yacht Club will be closed today, Monday, June 1, for minor kitchen repairs. The restaurant is expected to reopen tomorrow at 11 a.m.
Regular Board Meeting: June 3
The Ocean Pines Board of Directors will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, June 3, starting at 7 p.m. Board members will use Microsoft Teams to conduct the meeting. Read more.
Ocean Pines Reopens Outdoor Dining Facilities
Based on the governor's expanded list of permissible outdoor activities, Ocean Pines has reopened the Yacht Club, Beach Club and Golf Club for outdoor dining.  Read more.
Pine'eer Gift Shop Now Open
The Pine'eer Artisan Gift Shop is now open Saturdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Masks are required, and only credit card payments are currently accepted. The shop is located in White Horse Park next to the Ocean Pines Administration Building.
OP Golf Members’ Council Announces Annual Scholarships
The scholarship committee of the Golf Members’ Council each year honors students who have exhibited an interest in the game of golf, and who demonstrated exemplary academic and extracurricular records.  Read more.
Comcast Update: June 1
Comcast this week continues to work on infrastructure in several areas of Ocean Pines. Additionally, residents in Sector 1 are now eligible to sign up for service. Read more.
Hogan Announces Resumption of Outdoor Dining, Additional Activities to Complete Stage One
Gov. Larry Hogan has announced that Maryland can now safely move forward with the completion of Stage One of the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.’  Read more.
Town of Ocean City Working Closely with Business Community to Offer Safe Outdoor Seating
Prior to the governor's announcement, the Town of Ocean City began working on a step-by-step permit to allow for a safe yet swift reopening for many businesses.  Read more.
Opportunity to Serve the Ocean Pines Community
Ocean Pines Association Vice President Steve Tuttle has provided a commentary about the importance of serving on the Board of Directors. The deadline for candidates to register in this year's Board election has been extended to July 3.  Read more.
Walking, Biking Prohibited on Golf Course
With the reopening of the Ocean Pines Golf Club, residents are reminded that walking and biking are not allowed while the course is open for play.  Read more.
Census Participation to Help Determine Funding Levels Through 2030
Local officials continue to encourage participation in the 2020 Census, which will help determine federal funding levels for the next decade.  Read more.
New Outdoor Fitness Classes!
Board and Administration

Regular Board Meeting
Wednesday, June 3, 7 p.m.

Board Candidate Registration Deadline Extended
The candidate registration deadline for the 2020 Board of Directors election has been extended to July 3. This year, two seats are available in the Board election, with the two highest vote-getters each earning a three-year term.  Read more.

 Advisory Committee Members Needed
The Strategic Planning Advisory Committee is seeking new members. If you are interested in participating in this committee, please email Michelle Bennett at mbennett@oceanpines.org.
Community & Organization News
Upcoming Events/Meetings

Wednesdays through June 17: Kiwanis Food Drive
The Kiwanis Club of Ocean Pines-Ocean City is collecting non-perishable food donations for Diakonia's food bank Wednesdays through June 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. Kiwanis vehicles will be in the Ocean Pines Community Center parking lot outside the Assateague Room. Volunteers will be wearing masks.

Until Further Notice - Shepherd's Nook & Flea Market Closed
The Shepherd's Nook and Flea Market at the Community Church at Ocean Pines is closed until further notice. Clothing and household donations cannot be accepted and processed during this time. The public is asked to hold donations until the store reopens. When it does, it will be stocked with spring and summer clothing. Sarah's Pantry will remain open for clients, who must call ahead for pick-ups.