Way to go, Denise!

Photo by Grant L. Gursky
Longtime TidalHealth Foundation President Denise Billing, the most successful leader of the fundraising arm of the health system, having generated more than $51 million in donations during her tenure, recently retired after 21 years of service. The funds have led to the creation of new service lines, the expansion and renovation of existing services,

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Nature’s Beauty: Crafted By Hand

Milton’s Mark Carter has carved his niche from hobbyist to entrepreneur — and his creations made from wood are seemingly endless.
Written by Alison Pappas  |  Photography by Pamela Aquilani
The Eastern Shore has a way of drawing back those who leave. For Mark Carter, who grew up on a farm in Milford, the decision to return to the area — after attending the Virginia Military Institute and serving nine years as an officer in the U.S.

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WWII Veteran Morris Semiatin’s Time on Iwo Jima

Awarded The Purple Heart for his valor and heroism, the Berlin resident recalls his time at war, how he felt when fellow troops raised the American flag atop Mount Suribachi and life after returning stateside, which included photographing multiple presidents
Written by Olivia Minzola  |  Photography by Grant L. Gursky
It was the summer of 1944,

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Painting with Precision

Sami Mancini has mastered the art of watercolor. Once a hobby, the popularity of her work soared on social media, leading to a business with big-name clients
Written by Alison Pappas  |  Portrait by Grant L. Gursky
In many projects — such as baking or gardening — adding a few extra drops of water does not typically have any impact on the final product.

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