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Del Nero to Present at National Art Education Association

By shoreupdate | May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Del Nero Selected to Present at National Art Education Association The Academy Art Museum’s Director of ArtReach and Community Programs, Constance Del Nero of Easton, was recently selected by the National Art Education Association (NAEA) to present a STUDIO Workshop at its annual convention in Seattle, WA. Del Nero’s workshop, Junk Mail Fish, was born from a request by the Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy in 2012, now known as ShoreRivers, to create an art project to complement their environmental science curriculum. Del Nero designed a STEAM project that taught children about the importance of reusing and recycling, explained the basic anatomy […]

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Kent School Students Support Food Pantry

By shoreupdate | May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kent School Students Support the Kent County Food Pantry Since the start of the 2017-2018 academic year, Kent School students have engaged in several projects that support the Kent County Food Pantry. Through this sustained effort in fundraising and food collection, Kent School students have been able to donate several hundred pounds of food which has served dozens of families in our area for a sustained period of time. Proceeds from Kent School’s annual Empty Bowls event, in which every Kent School student made a ceramic bowl to sell, allowed for a financial contribution of $1500. This contribution was enough […]

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CBMM Awarded Grant

By shoreupdate | May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

CBMM awarded grant from RPM Foundation The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the RPM Foundation for the second straight fiscal year. This grant supports CBMM’s shipwright apprentice program, specifically RPM Foundation Shipwright Apprentice Michael Allen, who has been part of the team restoring CBMM’s 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood since 2016. RPM’s continued support of the program helps provide Allen and CBMM’s other apprentices with on-the-job training through the restoration and maintenance of historic wooden Chesapeake Bay watercraft. RPM Foundation (RPM) is an educational grant-making program of America’s Automotive […]

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Ecology Cruises Offered

By shoreupdate | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ecology cruises aboard Winnie Estelle offered this summer On Tuesday, June 19, from 10–11:30am, children and adults are invited to join Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum educators aboard buyboat Winnie Estelle for an up-close and personal exploration of the Miles River and its unique habitat and ecology. The cruise will be offered again on Thursday, July 12, from 1–2:30pm, and Wednesday, Aug. 8 from 10–11:30am. During the ecology cruise, participants will learn how to monitor the water quality of the river, perform water testing, and explore the critters on an oyster reef, all while cruising in the breeze on CBMM’s buyboat. […]

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Chestertown Planner Watson Honored

By shoreupdate | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Chestertown Planner Elizabeth Watson Named to Prestigious Planning College of Fellows CHICAGO – Elizabeth Watson of Chestertown, MD, has achieved the planning profession’s highest honor by being named to the prestigious American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) College of Fellows for her outstanding achievements in urban and regional planning. Watson is the only planner from Maryland to be named FAICP this year. A lifelong innovator working to enhance rural communities and landscapes, Watson has devoted her career to educating non-planner stakeholders about the benefits of protecting heritage assets and to reinforcing communities’ capacity for effective action. Fellowship is granted to […]

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Bull and Oyster Roast

By shoreupdate | May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Kent Island Yacht Club had a Bull and Oyster Roast in March and graciously donated $890.50 from that event to the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department. According to KIVFD President Jody Schulz,” The Kent Island Yacht Club has been a longtime support of the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department and we are proud of our partnership which enhances the local community.”

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Seniors and Planning for Their Care

By shoreupdate | May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Seniors Are More Comfortable Planning for Their Funerals than Planning for Their Care Baltimore Area Home Instead Senior Care Offers Final Years Planning Resources BALTIMORE, Md. In today’s share-everything culture, final years planning might seem like the last taboo. In an effort to avoid the topic, seniors and their adult children often do not take the necessary steps to plan for their final years of life, which include getting financial affairs in order and creating plans for care in case of declining health. In fact, a new survey by Home Instead, Inc. found that while 73 percent of seniors have a […]

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Avon-Dixon Insurance Agency Donation

By shoreupdate | May 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Avon-Dixon Insurance Agency donates to CASA of the Mid-Shore. Pictured left to right: Rich Trippe, President & CEO of Avon-Dixon Agency; Brandy Guy, Insurance Agent at Avon-Dixon and volunteer for CASA of the Mid-Shore; Robin Davenport, Executive Director of CASA of the Mid-Shore. Avon-Dixon Insurance Agency, member of the Shore Bancshares community of companies, recently donated $1,000 to CASA of the Mid-Shore. CASA of the Mid-Shore is a non-profit organization that allows for children to have an advocate within the court system due to abuse, neglect, abandonment or their parents’ inability to safely care for them. Court Appointed Special Advocates […]

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CBMM Welcomes New Staff Members

By shoreupdate | May 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

CBMM welcomes four new staff members The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., has announced four recent additions to its staff. Joining the team are Barry Raymond as Assistant Guest Relations Manager, Laurel Seeman as Programs Administrative Assistant, Tom Shephard as Charity Boat Donation Program Associate, and Taylor Williams as Shipwright Educator. A current Easton resident who grew up in Annapolis, Barry Raymond will assist with day-to-day operations of CBMM’s Welcome Center and Museum Store. Raymond holds a Bachelor of Science in business management from Salisbury University, and has previously worked as an IT recruiter, new home sales […]

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Free Admission for Military Families

By shoreupdate | May 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

CBMM offers free admission for military families this summer For the 8th consecutive year, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is participating in the national Blue Star Museums program to offer free, general admission to all active-duty military personnel and their immediate families from Memorial Day weekend, May 26, 2018 through Labor Day, September 3, 2018. Blue Star Museums represents a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families […]

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