March 16, 2020
Thank you to Bob McKinley f or sharing this picture of the Salisbury University sailing team out on the water by the Yacht Club and Mumford's Landing.

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Recent News
Coronavirus Concerns to Temporarily Close Many Ocean Pines Facilities
Ocean Pines on Monday announced several operational changes and closings related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) concerns. Read more. 
Yacht Club Temporarily Moves to Delivery Only
With state–mandated restaurant closings because of Coronavirus, the Ocean Pines Yacht Club will temporarily more to delivery only, effective immediately. The restaurant will be open for delivery Wednesday through Sunday, from 4-9 p.m. Read more.
This Week at the Farmers & Artisans Market
The Ocean Pines Farmers & Artisans Market will remain open, as the Maryland Governor's office has exempted farmers markets from the executive order banning gatherings of more than 50. Shop this Saturday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in White Horse Park.     Read more.
OPA Investments Not Affected by Downturn
Ocean Pines Treasurer Larry Perrone this week said the Association’s investments are safe, despite the recent stock market downtown because of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) fears. Read more. 
Worcester Health Opens Call Center
The Worcester County Health Department has opened a call center for questions regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). Callers can reach the center during health department business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday) by dialing 410-632-1100 option #8. Read more.
County Officials Outline Spray Irrigation Proposal at Town Hall
Worcester County officials, during a town hall meeting on Thursday, outlined a proposal to begin using highly treated effluent to spray irrigate the Ocean Pines Golf Club.     Read more.
Choptank Electric Suspends Disconnection for Nonpayment
Choptank Electric Cooperative has announced that it will suspend disconnection for nonpayment through March 31, 2020.   Read more.
Comcast Update: March 16
Comcast this week continues to work on infrastructure in several areas of Ocean Pines. Read more.
Upcoming Board Meetings

Regular Board Meeting
Wednesday, April 1, 7 p.m., Community Center

Advisory Committee Members Needed
The Recreation and Parks, Aquatics, Clubs, Strategic Planning, Environment and Natural Assets and Search advisory committees are seeking new members. If you are interested in participating in any of these committees, please email Michelle Bennett at

Join the Ocean Pines Scotland Tour
Sept. 20-27, 2020
Don't Delay - Limited Spaces Available

The Scotland tour is limited to a maximum of 30 guests and spaces are filling up! Reserve your seats now by contacting before May 1, 2020.
Community & Organization News
Upcoming Events/Meetings

March 21 - POSTPONED: Ocean Pines Anglers Club Fishing Flea Market / 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

March 26 - CANCELED: Republican Women of Worcester County Card and Game Party / 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

March 28 - POSTPONED: Ocean Pines Library Mini "Special Category" Book Sale / 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

April 1 - Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce Fee-Free Raffle Drawing
Purchase tickets for your chance to win an Ocean Pines assessment (non-waterfront) paid for the year, Republic Services collection for a year, and a $200 Choptank Electric credit plus a Beach Club parking pass and four swim passes for any Ocean Pines pool. Or take $2,000 cash. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased at the Ocean Pines Chamber office, the Ocean Pines branches of the Bank of Ocean City or Taylor Bank, at the Ocean Pines Association Administration Building or online at

April 7 - Ocean Pines Ladies' Golf Association League Begins
Registration is now open for the Ocean Pines Ladies' Golf Association. The league will meet on Tuesday mornings from April 7 - October 27 at Ocean Pines Golf Club. For more information or to request an application, please contact Susan Morris at

May 1 - Ocean Pines Garden Club May Day Celebration
Join in this 3rd annual event to beautify the Ocean Pines community. Place a basket of fresh flowers and greens outside your home on Friday, May 1 before 9 a.m. Arrangements should include a description of the the inspiration for the creation and be visible from the street. A separate category will be available for Ocean Pines businesses. Judges will select 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention winners. To register, please email your name, address and email to Anita Roberts at before April 24.