United Way Holds Second Annual Eastern Shore “Cornament”

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore will hold its second annual Eastern Shore “Cornament” on Saturday, September 12th at the Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury.  This event is the largest cornhole tournament on the Eastern Shore, and will begin at 12:00 p.m., with doors opening at 11:00 a.m.  With a 128 team limit, the cost to register a team of two players is $50, and includes a 2015 Cornament t-shirt as well as trophies for winning teams.  To register a team for the event, visit www.unitedway4us.org and click the Cornament link on the home page, or call the United Way at 410-742-5143.  Admission is free for spectators.

The family-friendly event will feature food, drinks and entertainment for all, as well as a “kids corner” with moon bounce, Sherman the Shorebird, Carlos the Juggling Magician, face painting, kids cornhole play and a prize wheel.  All proceeds from this event will benefit the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore and the local community.  Corporate sponsorships of this event total over $23,000, and include Interstate Container as the Presenting Sponsor, and Corn King Sponsors, Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals, M-Pak Technology Inc., South Chicago Packaging and Froggy 99.9 FM.

About United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore:

Now in its 71st year, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore continues to be the largest non-governmental source of funding for 62 critical programs in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester Counties. United Way helps Eastern Shore residents obtain Educational Success by reducing the achievement gap between low and middle income students, Financial Stability by advancing the economic security of families and individuals in our community, and Good Health by improving access to and awareness of local health and wellness services. In the 2014-2015 campaign year, United Way provided nearly $1.3 million to community programs and helped to change the lives of over 77,000 individuals. For more information, visit www.unitedway4us.org.

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