Sym­phony Vil­lage Out­reach do­nates to Claws for a Cause

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CENTREVILLE — The Sym­phony Vil­lage Out­reach Com­mit­tee made a do­na­tion of $1,250 to Univer­sity of Mary­land Me­mo­rial Hospital Foun­da­tion to kick off the fourth an­nual “Claws for a Cause” crab feast set for July 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Fish­er­man’s Crab Deck in Gra­sonville. “Claws for a Cause” ben­e­fits the UM Shore Emer­gency Cen­ter at Queen­stown and this year’s pro­ceeds will sup­port the pur­chase of new telemedicine equip­ment.

“Res­i­dents of Sym­phony Vil­lage find it both re­as­sur­ing and grat­i­fy­ing to know that the Emer­gency Cen­ter and its top-notch team of med­i­cal pro­fes­sion­als are here to help us in our time of need,” said Bea Trotta, pres­i­dent of Sym­phony Vil­lage Out­reach Com­mit­tee. “We are proud to be able to help the Emer­gency Cen­ter con­tinue to achieve its goals and we look for­ward to be­ing able to con­tinue our sup­port for such a val­ued fa­cil­ity.”

Sym­phony Vil­lage Out­reach is a non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tion that’s mis­sion is to pro­vide fi­nan­cial sup­port to lo­cal so­cial ser­vices within Queen Anne’s County. The funds were raised for Shore Emer­gency Cen­ter at Queen­stown through the group’s 7th an­nual Card and Game Party, where more than 90 par­tic­i­pants gath­ered in sup­port of the Emer­gency Cen­ter.

“We ap­pre­ci­ate this gen­er­ous do­na­tion to help launch our Claws for Cause crab feast and ad­vance the tech­no­log­i­cal so­phis­ti­ca­tion of emer­gency care pro­vided at UM Shore Emer­gency Cen­ter at Queen­stown,” said Gra­ham Lee, vice pres­i­dent for phi­lan­thropy for UM Shore Re­gional Health. “Commu- nity sup­port helps us to con­tinue pro­vid­ing sta­teof-the-art care emer­gency care in the Queen Anne’s county re­gion, both for lo­cal res­i­dents and those pass­ing through.”

Spon­sor­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties for Claws for a Cause are still avail­able through the UM Me­mo­rial Hospital Foun­da­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Amy Lowe at 410-822-1000, ext. 5763 or visit http://ummh­founda tion.org/up­com­ing-events/.

CON­TRIB­UTED PHOTO

Sym­phony Vil­lage Out­reach Pro­gram mem­bers present their do­na­tion of $1,250 to kick off fundrais­ing for the 4th an­nual Claws for a Cause ben­e­fit crab feast ben­e­fit­ing UM Shore Emergeny Cen­ter at Queen­stown. Back row from left, Sue Can­field, Gra­ham Lee, Wil­lie diLaura, Bea Trotta, Jane Rom­ney, Eleanor Stri­et­man and Mark Freestate. Front, from left, Margo Wag­ner, Mary Alice Van­hoy, Car­lene Cooke, Teri Nudo and Nan­cie Cameron.

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