Jacki Carter hon­ored with schol­ar­ship fund

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STEVENSVILLE — Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties has estab­lished a schol­ar­ship fund in mem­ory of Jac­que­lyn “Jacki” Carter.

Carter re­tired in 2015 from her po­si­tion as di­rec­tor of Char­ac­ter Counts of Queen Anne’s County.

Mary Ann Glea­son, grant spe­cial­ist for Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties said, “We are in­spired by Jacki’s ded­i­ca­tion to Char­ac­ter Counts and the dif­fer­ence she made for the chil­dren and fam­i­lies of Queen Anne’s County. She truly made our com­mu­nity a bet­ter place to live.” Af­ter re­tir­ing, Carter re­mained very ac­tive as a vol­un­teer for sev­eral lo­cal or­ga­ni­za­tions.

The schol­ar­ship fund in her name will sup­port the work of in­di­vid­u­als who vol­un­teer their time for the benefit of chil­dren and fam­i­lies in Queen Anne’s County and/or for stu­dents pur­su­ing higher ed­u­ca­tion.

Do­na­tions can be made on­line at http://ch­e­sa­peake char­i­ties.org/ fund. Se­lect the “Jac­que­lyn Carter Schol­ar­ship Fund.” Or, mail dona- tions to Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties, 101 Log Ca­noe Cir­cle, Suite O, Stevensville, MD 21666.

Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties is a com­mu­nity foun­da­tion that sup­ports a wide range of char­i­ta­ble causes in­clud­ing arts, ed­u­ca­tion, health and hu­man ser­vices, an­i­mal wel­fare, and the en­vi­ron­ment. All of the 75 com­po­nent funds have a com­mon cause — a pas­sion for mak­ing a dif­fer­ence in the com­mu­nity. To­gether we have in­vested more than $9 mil­lion in the Ch­e­sa­peake Bay re­gion since 2005.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties at 410-6434020 or linda@chesa­peakechar­i­ties. org, or visit www.chesa­peakechar­i­ties.org. Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties is ac­cred­ited by the Na­tional Stan­dards for U.S. Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tions.

JAC­QUE­LYN “JACKI” CARTER

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