Chesapeake Charities names gala panel
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.