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Queen Anne’s Chorale Celebrates 30 years!

By shoreupdate | Feb 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Join the Queen Anne’s Chorale on April 27th at 7:00pm at the Todd Performing Arts Center at Chesapeake College as they celebrate 30 years of providing music to the community with their Spring Concert. Selections from folk, Broadway, spirituals and a whole lot more will fill the evening. Part of the celebration will be to honor the past and current artistic directors Josalee Birchfield, Ann Turpin, Betty-Ann Lynerd and Robert Huntington. “It is an honor to follow in the footsteps of our previous directors and I look forward to celebrating in music 30 years” stated Robert Huntington the current director. […]

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#WinTheDay meets #BrickByBrick: The Edge and The Baltimore Brigade Enter Their Second Season Together

By shoreupdate | Feb 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Stevensville, MD: This spring, The Baltimore Brigade pro AFL team are gearing up for their second season training at The Edge Training Academy and Arena. While they call the First Mariner Arena their home turf on game day, all of the behind-the-scenes prep happens right here in the Chesapeake Bay business park. Last season, the team made their first ever ArenaBowl Championship appearance, and this season they’re more determined than ever to bring home the gold.   Owner of The Edge, Robert Woolley, says “We are very happy with the decision to work hand in hand with the Monumental Sports […]

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What’s Cooking with Melissa?

By shoreupdate | Feb 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

In my opinion, a good steak does not need anything on top, but sometimes I love a good gravy. This week I’d like to share a pretty basic, but flavorful, mushroom onion gravy recipe to serve with steaks. Mushroom Onion Gravy 1 large white onion, sliced 2 tbsp. olive or canola oil 1 tsp. garlic, minced 8 oz. package sliced mushrooms 3 tbsp. buttter 1/4 cup cornstarch  3 cups beef broth 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1/2 tsp. black pepper After cooking steaks in a skillet, saute onions in oil until translucent (just a few minutes). Next add minced garlic and mushrooms. Cook […]

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Schools Focus on Preventing Child Abuse in Talbot County

By shoreupdate | Feb 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

    The Talbot County Department of Social Services is partnering with Sts. Peter and Paul Elementary School in Easton to offer the Empower Me program, a child sexual abuse prevention program, to students in grades Pre-K through fifth grade. The program is in response to Erin’s Law that has been passed in 35 states mandating child sexual abuse prevention. Empower Me teaches children, ages three through 12, and adults about personal safety. Children learn four safety rules and how to develop a safety net of trusted adults. Talbot County Child Protective Services receives approximately 200 reports alleging child physical […]

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LOCAL NONPROFIT WINS TWO NATIONAL AWARDS

By shoreupdate | Feb 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

    Salisbury, MD — The Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore team is proud to announce they have received two national awards from JA USA based on their impact and overall performance. These two new awards come on the tails of their recent Henson Nonprofit Award of Excellence from the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore.   Out of 107 Junior Achievement area offices in the country, Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore was one of only 17 offices to be selected for a 2017/2018 Peak Performance Team Award. This award recognizes superior annual performance by a JA Area […]

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Talbot County Has a Heart for Cardiac Care

By shoreupdate | Feb 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

  Jeff Dawson, age 56 from Frederick, MD, a manager with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), was trying to relax and de-stress from work by hunting with some friends in Talbot County on December 27, 2018. He had been coming to the area for four years to hunt with Rennie Gay of Tidewater Guide Service. The hunting party had broken for lunch at the Amish Market in Easton, when Dawson fell out of his seat, suffering from a cardiac arrest.   Fortunately, Easton Police Sergeant Pat Sally was nearby and started CPR within a minute. An AED from Sally’s police […]

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UM Memorial Hospital Foundation Receives $100,000 Pledge to Benefit Clark Comprehensive Breast Center

By shoreupdate | Feb 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Meoli Companies/McDonald’s® and local owner/operator Mike Meoli recently pledged $100,000 to UM Memorial Hospital Foundation to provide assistance to cancer patients receiving treatment at the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at UM Shore Regional Health. Providing support to patients during their cancer journey is personal for Mr. Meoli as his wife of 24 years, Kelli, is a 15-year breast cancer survivor and registered nurse. “We are very fortunate to operate restaurants in communities all across the Eastern Shore, and part of that means recognizing ways we can make the biggest impact in every one of them,” Mike Meoli said. “When […]

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Adkins Arboretum Announces 2019 Soup ’n Walk Program Schedule

By shoreupdate | Feb 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

  Adkins Arboretum has announced the 2019 lineup for its popular Soup ’n Walk programs. Discover green plants in winter, early blooms and wildlife, ephemeral flowers, sure signs of spring, meadow grasses, fall color and plants that feed animals through winter. Following a guided walk through the Arboretum’s forest, meadows and wetland, enjoy a delicious and nutritious lunch along with a brief talk about nutrition. Copies of recipes are provided, and all gift shop purchases on these days receive a 20% discount. This year’s offerings include: Winter Greens & Distinctive Bark Sat., Feb. 16, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Look for green […]

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Gunston Robotics Team Competes in Challenge

By shoreupdate | Feb 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Gunston School Robotics Team competed in the FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) qualifier at the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) STEM Action Center in Columbia, Maryland on Sunday, February 3. The team finished the first phase of the competition with a record of 4 wins and 1 loss ranking 4th out of 23 teams, the best performance to date for a Gunston robotics team. This is the fifth year that Gunston has participated in the FTC program. The team of seventeen students, mentored by Dr. Ken Wilson and led by FTC veterans Brynne Kneeland and Drew Seaman, designed, built, and […]

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Join QAC in Celebrating Earth Days April 27-29

By shoreupdate | Feb 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

CENTREVILLE – One day isn’t enough to clean up the Earth and Queen Anne’s County residents are challenged to join us April 27-29 to surpass previous years’ roadside clean-up figures. Free gloves, reflective vests, recycling and trash bags are provided at sign up locations beginning April 7th.   It’s been a long, messy winter and Queen Anne’s County Commissioners invite all citizens to adopt a road and join in the effort of returning our scenic roadways to their former beauty.  “I have participated in a couple of these Earth Day clean ups in the past with the Kent Island High […]

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