United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently held the 2nd Annual Eastern Shore “Cornament” at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury. With 30 sponsors and over 50 teams competing in the event, the Eastern Shore’s largest cornhole tournament raised $21,500 for the local community. Chris Brixner and Michael Porter from Toroid Corporation emerged as the champions of the tournament.
Presenting sponsor, Interstate Container/Greencoat, of Cambridge, Maryland, provided leadership in the event planning, as well as over 20 employee volunteers, ensuring the event ran smoothly. Interstate Container generously supports United Way through annual employee campaigns and sponsorships, and has raised nearly $240,000 for United Way since 2007. Davis Jean-Louis, Operations Manager of Interstate Container’s Cambridge location shared, “It was a great honor for our team to come together on this project and give something back to our local community.”
Major sponsors of the event also included Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals, Froggy 99.9 FM, M-Pak Technologies and South Chicago Packaging. Additional sponsors included AmerisourceBergen and Chemol, Atlas Container, BlackIron Group, Delmarva Media Group, Peninsula Regional Medical Center and Quality Staffing Services, American Inks and Coatings, Applied Industrial Technologies, Delco Packaging, EVCO Industries, Ingredion, National Roll Kote, Signode Engineered Products, Toroid Corporation, Rexel USA, ULINE, Condor Technologies, Mark Greene, Michael Barrett, PGA Pro Tour, Tri-State Engineering of Maryland and US Pharmacist Magazine.
About United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore:
Now in its 71st year, United Wayof 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.