Gallagher makes a difference

The Zonta Club of the Atlantic City Area, a member of Zonta International, has announced that the 2012 “Women Who Make A Difference” dinner and award ceremony will take place Nov. 29 at The Flanders, 11th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City.

Anne Gallagher, of Ocean City, will be honored for her efforts to improve the lives of others in the community.

For reservations and more information, call Edith at 609-398-0028.

Heist gets award

Carla Heist, of Ocean City, recently was presented with the Somers Point Rotary Club’s Service Above Self Award, which is given annually to a volunteer who consistently goes above and beyond to offer assistance whenever called upon. Since 1999, Heist, who also volunteers at the front desk, has contributed more than 3,000 hours of service as a Shore volunteer.

Shore Medical Center, in partnership with the Somers Point Rotary Club, held its annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point on Oct. 17. For more information about volunteering at Shore, call 609-653-3543.