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Annapolis Pediatrics Announces the Retirement of Dr. Dwight Fortier

By shoreupdate | Aug 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

  Annapolis, June 11th, 2018: Annapolis Pediatrics announced today that Dr. Dwight Fortier will be retiring from the pediatric practice on August 25th, 2018 after 46 years of service. Dr. Fortier was born in Washington, DC. He attended the University of Maryland for his undergraduate degree and went on to the University of Maryland- Baltimore School of Medicine for his doctorate. He completed his internship at Mercy Hospital. He then spent three years as a General Medical Officer at the U.S. Navy Hospital in Japan working mostly as a surgeon for wounded marines and sailors. After the Navy, with three […]

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First Annual Fishing Derby at White Marsh Park

By shoreupdate | Aug 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

  CENTREVILLE – Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation is partnering with Maryland Department of Natural Resources to host the First Annual Fishing Derby at White Marsh Park, Saturday, August 18, from 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The first 50 registered participants will receive a free tee-shirt. Fishing rods are available on a first come first serve basis and prizes will be awarded. The cost is $5 per child. To register call QAC Recreation Department at 410-758-0835 x2531 or register on-line at www.parksnrec.org and sign up for program #180011.

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Mid-Shore Pro Bono’s Vulnerable Populations Assistance Project Receives Accreditations and Funding

By shoreupdate | Aug 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

  (Easton, MD) To further their efforts to provide legal services to low-income members of the Eastern Shore community, Mid-Shore Pro Bono is pleased to announce that it has recently been authorized by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide legal services through its Recognition and Accreditation Program. This rigorous program requires significant training and once accredited, legal services organizations, like Mid-Shore Pro Bono, may handle more complex cases that involve federal government agencies. Both Mid-Shore Pro-Bono and their Vulnerable Populations Assistance Project Director, Ivette Salarich, JD, received accreditation from the DOJ.   “The accreditation from the Department […]

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Pastor Missy Rekitzke Leaves Legacy at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church

By shoreupdate | Aug 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

    Pastor Missy Rekitzke of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church has left a legacy at every church she has served since joining the ministry 10 years ago. She was the first female lead pastor at each of the five churches for which she has served. Prior to serving as pastor at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Easton for the past five years, she served at Hope United Methodist Church in Dover, DE, and then for the Three Point Sudlersville Charge in Queen Anne’s County, MD, which included Calvary-Asbury United Methodist Church, Marvin Memorial United Methodist Church, and St. […]

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St. Michaels Art League paints Edna Lockwood

By shoreupdate | Aug 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

    The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has partnered with the St. Michaels Art League to sponsor a contest that will name the official painting of the 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood, currently under restoration through her October 27, 2018 re-launch at CBMM’s OysterFest.   The project began in early spring, with eight artists creating paintings of Edna Lockwood. Artists were provided photographs of the log-bottom bugeye as a basis for their 18” x 8” paintings of Edna Lockwood under sail.     “St. Michaels is fortunate to attract incredibly talented and passionate artists who also care about CBMM,” commented […]

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Miltec UV Hires Oliver Hamann as the Director of Operations

By shoreupdate | Aug 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

  Stevensville, MD- Miltec UV, 146 Log Canoe Circle (www.miltec.com) is pleased to announce Oliver Hamann as its new Director of Operations. Oliver joined Miltec on June 11, 2018 and brings over 20 years of extensive knowledge in Systems Engineering, Opto-Mechanical Design and Manufacturing, Fiber Optics, Lasers, Microscopy, Computer Vision, Particle Characterization, and Spectroscopy. Oliver has his Master of Science in Physics from the Universitat Hamburg in Germany, his country of origin. Miltec UV’s President Bob Blandford is pleased with the new addition and stated: “Oliver’s strong background in physics, optical engineering and leadership will help our organization advance to […]

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Women Supporting Women Hosts 14th Annual Ride for Awareness & Poker Run at New Location

By shoreupdate | Aug 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

  For the fourteenth year, local non-profit organization, Women Supporting Women will host their Ride for Awareness & Poker Run on Saturday, July 14 with a new location and special guest. “We are very excited to announce that RJ Gibson with the ‘world’s fastest darkroom’ will join us for the Ride for Awareness” Event Coordinator, Kerrie Bunting said. Gibson created this out of his 1938 Harley-Davidson sidecar on his 1950 Panhead. “This new addition and inclusion of a different route will bring excitement to this year’s event.” Tickets for the Ride are $25 per rider, and $15 per passenger. This ticket price […]

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Hard Work and Commitment Lead to Recognition of Students as “Reading Pros” 

By shoreupdate | Aug 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

  The Friends of the Library are committed to promoting literacy throughout our community. To support that principle, the Friends, working in collaboration with the Queen Anne’s County Public Schools established the Reading Pro award. This award acknowledges one 4th or 5th grade student at each of the six county elementary schools who has demonstrated significant achievement in reading and language arts. 2018 is the third year of the Reading Pro program, and this year’s awards were presented to each student at his or her school by a Friends member at the end of the school year. The six recipients […]

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University of Maryland Community Medical Group – Primary Care Announces Addition of Gurpreet Kaur Saini, MD

By shoreupdate | Aug 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Centreville – University of Maryland Community Medical Group (UM CMG), announces the addition of Centreville-based internal medicine specialist Gurpreet Kaur Saini, MD. Her clinical interests include disease prevention, health maintenance and counseling and diagnosis of acute and chronic illnesses. She is seeing patients at 2540 Centreville Road in Centreville. Patients may make an appointment with Dr. Saini by calling 410-758-4432.   UM CMG is a University of Maryland Medical System-owned network of more than 300 primary care physicians, specialists- and advanced practice clinicians. As part of UM CMG, Dr. Saini is affiliated with UM Shore Regional Health.   Dr. Saini […]

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Sip, slurp, and savor at October 27 OysterFest in St. Michaels

By shoreupdate | Aug 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

  Get ready to sip, slurp, and savor at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s OysterFest, taking place on Saturday, Oct. 27, in St. Michaels, Md.   Special to this year’s festival will be the re-launch of the 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood, whose nine-log hull has been restored by CBMM shipwrights and apprentices over the past two years. Edna Lockwood is the queen of CBMM’s floating fleet of historic boats and a National Historic Landmark. She will return to the Chesapeake Bay following a brief ceremony at 3pm, making her way back on the Miles River down CBMM’s marine railway. […]

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