Support the Pops!

Friends of the Ocean City Pops

Our Mission: To promote excellence in the programming, performance and continuing development of the Ocean City Pops Orchestra

Your support goes directly to enhancing the Ocean City Pops and their performances.

It allows us to assist the orchestra and to extend the scope of their activities.

In 2017 and preceding years the support of our many Friends helped pay for:

–  Solo performers and specialty acts
–  Season brochure and program books
–  Two additional musicians for the season (funded by the Friends’ Ruggieri Society)
–  Extra musicians for the augmented Orchestra
–  Accommodations for visiting performers
–  Purchase and rental of musical scores
–  Additional rehearsals
–  Student outreach programs

We welcome and thank you for your support. and hope you will support us in 2017 also.

Support by Mail -- click here to get a printable form to mail in.

Support Online -- click the donate button to go our secure payment site. 

Page Last Updated   09/May/2017

Check below for Friends membership levels. 

Friends Levels of Support

Friends Membership Levels

Friend $50 to $84
Friends attend occasional after-the-concert receptions and have names printed in the programs.

Patron $85 to $349
Patrons receive the above benefits and are invited to “Get to Know the Music Series” before the concerts.

Music Lover $350 to $749
Music Lovers receive all of the above benefits and are invited to bring up to six guests to a special POPS rehearsal at the Music Pier.

Bravo $750 to $999
Sponsors receive all of the above benefits plus are entitled to conduct the POPS in one selection on a mutually agreed upon date!

Laureate $1000 to $1999
Laureates receive all of the above benefits plus a POPS special memento.

Benefactor $2000 and above
Benefactors receive all of the above benefits plus six guest tickets.

Ruggieri Society Membership  $2000 a year for three years
Ruggieri Society members make 3-year commitment to join the Ruggieri Society.




 Dr. & Mrs. Wesley W. Walton
Col. Paul E. & Dr. Doris M. Martin 
 Mr. & *Mrs. Joseph Flesher
 *Florence E Tomlinson IMO Edgar A. Tomlinson
 *Joseph T. Koffenberger
 Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth L. Hoover
 *Mr. & Mrs. Frank Manco
 Mr. & Mrs. John Cucinotta
 *Mr. & *Mrs. Abram Samuels
 *G. Nelson Strubinger
 *Esther C. & *Paul H. Weil
 Mr. & Mrs. Roy Gillian
 *Mr. & Mrs. John T. Coates
 Mr. & Mrs. Richard N. Kull
 Mr. & Mrs. Raymond S. Jones
 Mr. & Mrs. Walt Gauta
 Ellen Gieseler Gallagher
 Carol & Neil C. Randall
 Dick & Polly Leonard
 Jane E. Friel
 Gaytana M. Pino
 John & Dr. Edna Cellucci
 Mr. & Mrs. Charles Bangle
 Carmen & Geraldine Ruggieri DiPersia
 *Catherine E. Talese
 Frank & *Gladys Donnelly
 Sylvia & Jim Linus
 Tyra Payant
 Joan & Dave Phillips
 Miriam & Stan Meltzer
 John & Christine Nanni
 Kathleen C. Cellucci, Esq.
 *Maxine G. Haneman
 John H. Cellucci, Esq.
 Dr. Elizabeth & *Col. Charles W. Bowden
 Flora U. Baker
 Judith C. Perkins
 Jane Shaulis
 Stanley D. Ginsburg




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*Doris Coates-Ollis
Frank Ruggieri Society
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Bill and Madel Scheible
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 Catharine Piper
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Ms. Elizabeth S, Harper
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Mary and Gene Hille
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Bette Lee Kehoe
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David and Mary Kate O'Kain 
Bill & Ellie Allshouse
Ellen and Gene Gallagher
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Lois Altman
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Barbara Parsons
Rose Anne and Al Amato
Henry and Joan Gibbel
Tyra Payant 
Jim and Joan Andrews
Donald and Susan J. Gilbert
Judith C. Perkins
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Jane M. Glenn
Janet Perotti
*Flora U Baker
Teresa Godfrey
Mr. and Mrs. David Phillips
Dr. Paul and Amelia Batastini
Carol and Jay Gorhin
Mary I. Pike
William and Mildred Bender 
H. Barton and Elaine Greenspan
John Pirilli
Bill and Nancy Bland
Elizabeth Grisbaum
Bruce Rahn
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Stephen and Mary Anne Gring
Neil and Carol Randall
Betty Britain 
Gertrude Gurevitch
Laura Ravitch
Don and Gail Brown
Barbara Haas
Eleanor Raymond
Jim and Joyce Brooks
Keith Hartzell
Dot and Don Rose
Gorden Buchert and David Herman
William and Mary Healey
Howard and Shirley Rosenfeld
Sara Bunnell
Linda Herbert
Jules and June Rosenfeld
Vincent and Joan Caldarella
Herbert and Ina Herman
Midred Rowland
William and Marian Callen 
Edwin Jacobs
Carol Ruggiero
Mr and Mrs Robert Carpcop
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Robert and Judy Sames
Dr. Bernard and Brenda Casel
Gail Jones
Rachel Sauls
Virginia Coco
Bernadine Keyes
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Mrs. Lorna Cohen 
Helen Kirkpatrict
Ms Mary Jane Schmitz
Mrs. Dorothy Connell 
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Mary Ann Kratz
Eileen Schrader
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Harry Scott
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Peter and Marie Shafron
Mrs Joseph Damone
Norma Lever
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Donald and Joan Dearborn
Sylvia Linus
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Lewis and Rosemary Lloyd
Robert and Colleen Snodgrass
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*Margaret E. Lloyd
Jay and Nancy Snyder
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Richard and Carolyn Lothian
Mark and Toby Soifer
C. Joel and Suzanne Dickson
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Richard Soucy
Doris G. Dixon
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Joyce McKay
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Lois Andreas
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 Markproe Miller 
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 Emma May Goddard
 John and Patricia Monaghan
Gilbert and Helen Bosies
 Ruth and David Hemphill
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Elizabeth Chandler
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Molly Ann Cooke
 Margaret Juliano
 Nancy Rice
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 Charles Jurman
 Alfred and Barbara Rosenblatt 
William and Joanne Drane
 Suzanne Longacre
 Howard and Mary Schaper
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