Free Seminars

The public is invited to attend one or more of the free informational seminars offered by the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department in the month of May. All seminars will be held at the Ocean Pines Community Center, located at 235 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines.

On Wednesday, May 4 from 3:30-4:30 pm and 6:30-7:30 pm, Brian Cosgrove of C.A.R.E. Property Services will share how area residents can make informed decisions about water and mold problems in the home.

A representative from Coastal Hospice will discuss plans for a new hospice residence at the abandoned building at The Point in Ocean Pines on Thursday, May 5 from 10-11 am and Thursday, May 12 from 7-8 pm. Plans for the building, a time frame and what Ocean Pines residents can expect from having the residence in their neighborhood will be a part of the presentation.

Carrie Dupuie, AAMS, a financial advisor at Raymond James, will discuss educating children on financial life skills on Wednesday, May 11 from 5-6:30 pm and Saturday, May 21 from 10 am – noon. This seminar will teach parents and grandparents how to develop financial literacy in the next generation.

Professional senior advisor Robbin Gray will present two seminars for seniors. On Wednesday, May 18 from 2:30-4:30 pm, he will discuss preserving assets by using Medicaid-compliant strategies. Then on Wednesday, May 25 from 2:30-4:30 pm he will share how a reverse mortgage can be used to convert home equity into cash.

All of these seminars are free and open to the public, but registration is required and spaces are limited. For more information or to register, call the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department at 410-641-7052.

Information regarding additional recreational programs, including an online version of the Ocean Pines Activity Guide, is available at

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