Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties names gala panel

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CHURCH HILL — Faith Unity Fel­low­ship Min­istries Inc. will hold Com­mu­nity Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 22, at Mill­stream Park in Cen­tre­ville.

There will be food, fun and games, in­clud­ing a moon bounce and wa­ter slide, so bring your swim suits and trunks. Chil­dren’s cloth­ing and back to school give aways are planned.

Bishop Robert M. Pritch­ett Jr. is se­nior pas­tor; El­der Chris­tine Pritch­ett is co-pas­tor.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call 410-758-4370.

CH­ESTER­TOWN — Mary­land Ex­ten­sion’s Cer­ti­fied Per­sonal and Fam­ily Fi­nance Ed­u­ca­tor re­turns to Kent County Pub­lic Li­brary to present “Credit & You: The Ins and Outs of Credit Re­ports and How to Im­prove Your Credit Score.”

The pro­gram will be­gin at 10 a.m. Satur­day, July 22, at the Ch­ester­town branch.

Open to adults and teens, this free work­shop is an in­tro­duc­tion, or re­fresher, on how to ob­tain and read credit re­ports, cor­rect any er­rors on re­ports and take steps to im­prove credit score.

Reg­is­ter in ad­vance by vis­it­ing kent­county li­brary.org or by call­ing 410-778-3636.

CEN­TRE­VILLE — Queen Anne’s County De­part­ment of Com­mu­nity Ser­vices will host a day trip to Green Dragon Farm­ers Mar­ket and Auc­tion fol­lowed by din­ner at the Shady Maple Smor­gas­bord in Lan­caster, Pa., on Fri­day, Sept. 15.

The cost of $62 per per­son in­cludes mo­tor trans­porta­tion and din­ner. An en­ve­lope will be passed around the bus sep­a­rately for driver gra­tu­ity. Dead­line to reg­is­ter is July 31.

Call 410-758-0848, ext. 2715.

STEVENSVILLE — Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties will host its sec­ond an­nual awards lun­cheon, “A Cel­e­bra­tion of Char­ity” on Thurs­day, Nov. 16, at the Ch­e­sa­peake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville. The Event Com­mit­tee, led by Au­drey Scott, in­cludes Salena Bar­rett, Kathy Deoudes, Jodie Gray, Car­l­lene Hurd, Jami Kirk­wood, Paula Warner, Diana Water­man and Dei­dre Wil­son.

“Last year’s event hon­ored Gov­er­nor Larry Ho­gan for the coura­geous lead­er­ship he dis­played while bat­tling cancer,” said Scott, “and the event com­mit­tee is now plan­ning an­other won­der­ful trib­ute to our com­mu­nity he­roes.”

At the lun­cheon, the first Gov­er­nor Larry Ho­gan Schol­ar­ship will be awarded to a stu­dent pur­su­ing a de­gree in med­i­cal re­search. Awards for Phi­lan­thropist, Non­profit and Vol­un­teer of the Year will also be given.

Nom­i­na­tions for these awards are now open and the forms can be found on the Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties web­site at http://chesa­peakechar­i­ties.org/con­nect/forms-ap­pli­ca­tions/ or re­quest a form at info@ chesa­peakechar­i­ties.org.

Spon­sor­ships for the awards lun­cheon are avail­able and tick­ets to the event will go on sale in Septem­ber at $100 each. For more in­for­ma­tion, send an email to info@chesa­peakechar­i­ties. org.

Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties serves non­prof­its in Anne Arun­del, Calvert, Caro­line, Dorch­ester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Tal­bot coun­ties. As a com­mu­nity foun­da­tion, Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties sup­ports a wide range of char­i­ta­ble causes in­clud­ing arts, ed­u­ca­tion, health and hu­man ser­vices, an­i­mal wel­fare, and the en­vi­ron­ment. All of its 85 com­po­nent funds have a com­mon cause – a pas­sion for mak­ing a dif­fer­ence in their com­mu­ni­ties. They have in­vested more than $9 mil­lion in the Ch­e­sa­peake Bay re­gion since 2005.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties at 410-643-4020 or info@chesa­peakechar­i­ties.org, or visit www. chesa­peakechar­i­ties.org. Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties is ac­cred­ited by the Na­tional Stan­dards for U.S. Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tions.

A Cel­e­bra­tion of Char­ity 2017 Event Com­mit­tee, from top left, Linda Kohler, Ch­e­sa­peake Char­i­ties Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor; Salena Bar­rett; Diana Water­man; Car­l­lene Hurd; and Meg Gal­lagher. Bot­tom row, from left, Jami Kirk­wood; Au­drey Scott, Event Com­mit­tee Chair; and Dei­dre Wil­son. Not pic­tured, Jodie Gray, Kathy Deoudes.

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