What’s Happening Today – April 23, 2019
Today on DelmarvaLife –
It’s something we find ourselves talking about entirely too many times, police officers killed in the line of duty. Oftentimes, the death of a police officer leaves a family to grieve. That’s where Concerns of Police Officers, or COPS comes in. Sue Nickerson’s son, Michael Nickerson, was killed in the line of duty in 2001. She is now the executive director of the Maryland Chapter of COPS. She tells us about Michael and an event held in his memory, The 6th Annual Michael S. Nickerson Memorial Sporting Clay Classic.
It was less than a year ago when we first met Adair Williams, Sr. who was then, the president of The Seaford Elite Football Club. We got word just last week, that Adair passed away in his sleep on March 29th. His sudden death has left a void in the Seaford Community. Adair’s daughter, Daisjah Williams and the man who assumed the role of president of The Seaford Elite Football Club, Shawn Williams talk about the legacy Adair left behind and how they plan to continue the mission.
Living with Alzheimer’s Disease is not easy, and it is certainly not easy for the person who is tasked to care for someone living with the disease. Mary Angela Baker from Salisbury University and Carol Zimmerman of the Greater Maryland Alzheimer’s Association on the Eastern Shore discuss the showing of the movie, “What They Had,” and a panel discussion that takes place Thursday, April 25th. The movie will be shown at 4:00 p.m. with the panel discussion at 5:30 in Room 153 of Conway Hall in Salisbury University.
DelmarvaLife’s Sydney Whitfield visits Changing Fates Equine Rescue of Delaware, in Laurel to learn about the volunteers who work to make a difference in the lives of abandoned or forgotten horses. The group played a huge part in caring from some of the horses taken from a Hebron farm last year, now they are looking to the community for support.
For the second year in a row, students from all four Wicomico Public High Schools are coming together to do a musical theatre presentation. This year it’s “Mamma Mia!” Director Ken Johnson tells us about the production, including all the work that goes into creating it. We also get a performance from some of the cast on the Mid South Audio Stage.
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