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Michael O’Grady, Physical Therapist, Joins Kinera Foundation

By shoreupdate | Jun 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kinera Foundation, a local nonprofit in Queen Anne’s County, offers a variety of programs, services and therapies for children and youth with disabilities and special health care needs. The Kinera Foundation office is located at 115 Sallitt Drive in Stevensville, Maryland, at the KRM/Chesapeake Bay Business Park.

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Friends of the Library Honor “Reading Pros” Moving on to Middle School

By shoreupdate | Jun 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

During awards programs and promotion ceremonies at each QACPS elementary school this month, the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library were delighted to be able to honor one student at each school as a “Reading Pro.” 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, as selected by teachers and reading specialists at each school.

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DES Receives Prestigious Award

By shoreupdate | Jun 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.
 Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) the deadliest type of heart attack caused by a blockage of blood flow to the heart that requires timely treatment. To prevent death, it’s critical to restore blood flow as quickly as possible, either by mechanically opening the blocked vessel or by providing clot-busting medication.

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Wye River Upper School Senior Torrienne Emery Signs Division II Tennis Scholarship

By shoreupdate | Jun 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Torrienne Emery, a recent graduate of Wye River Upper School in Centreville, MD has signed a Division II scholarship offer to play tennis for Southern Wesleyan University in Central, South Carolina.

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Compass Regional Hospice Appoints New Director of Mission Advancement

By shoreupdate | Jun 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

CENTREVILLE — Compass Regional Hospice Chief Executive Officer Heather Guerieri announced the appointment of Lucie Hughes as its Director of Mission Advancement. “I am beyond excited to have Lucie join our Compass team. She will be an integral part of our leadership team. She is highly skilled and just what we need to advance our mission and presence in the communities we serve”, said Guerieri. Hughes will oversee the newly created Mission Advancement Department including fundraising, communications, advocacy and outreach, and volunteer services.

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What’s Cooking with Melissa?

By shoreupdate | Jun 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Now that children are out of school, I know a lot of us will be looking for different breakfast and snack ideas to serve them. This week’s recipe features strawberries and oats. Strawberry Oatmeal Bars are easy to make and delicious to eat!   Strawberry Oatmeal Bars (adapted recipe from fearlessdining.com) 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1 1/2 cups oats (gluten free if needed; I use quick cooking oats) 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking powder 3/4 cup flour (gluten free if needed) 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 pint strawberries, washed, hulled and sliced   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an […]

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Ames United Methodist Church Donates to Compass Regional Hospice

By shoreupdate | Jun 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

CENTREVILLE — On May 5, 2019, Ames United Methodist Church sponsored their Bluegrass by the Mill Concert hosted at the home of Bill and Gail Towers of Denton, Maryland. The event brought dozens of people from Caroline and surrounding counties, with all proceeds to benefit the hospice care and grief support services of patients in Caroline County.

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Haven Ministries Helps Food Pantry Customers Make the Most of their Food Decisions

By shoreupdate | Jun 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Haven Ministries is working with the University of Maryland Extension office in Centreville to help area residents, currently utilizing food pantries at Centreville United Methodist Church to make the most of their food decisions. They hope to expand the program in the future to their food pantry at Safe Harbor Presbyterian Church in Stevensville.

The program evolved after Centreville United Methodist Church (UMC) formed a Food Nutrition Education Committee (Food NET) which included its parishioners and interested volunteers from other churches in the community who wanted to focus on healthy eating. The team decided to partner with the University of Maryland Extension’s Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program. The program’s goal is to influence the health knowledge and behaviors of low-income Marylanders through nutrition education.

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United Way Announces New Member to Board of Directors

By shoreupdate | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Stephanie Taylor, President of the United Way of Queen Anne’s County, is pleased to announce a new addition to the Board of Directors. Crystal Richard, Partner with Thompson & Richard, LLP has agreed to serve.
 
“Crystal came highly recommended by a current United Way board member”, Stephanie stated. “She immediately participated in our yearly Golf Tournament. We lovne board members that hit the ground running!”

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Anna Ella Carroll Exhibit – Amazing and Controversial

By shoreupdate | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

CENTREVILLE – The new Maryland Museum of Women’s History has launched its first major exhibit. The subject of the online exhibit is the most controversial woman in Maryland history, Anna Ella Carroll. She was a woman whose greatest credential should be having helped Governor Thomas Hicks keep Maryland in the Union during the War of Rebellion or the Civil War. The exhibit presents the beginnings of her life, how she became the great national policy pamphlet writer of her day, and the controversy over her title of having conceived the Tennessee Campaign, causing Grant to win the first of his battles.

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