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ChesMRC celebrates 2nd Annual Thankful to Wellness Event

ChesMRC celebrated our 2nd annual Thankful to Wellness event held Thursday, November 17th and welcomed over 60 adults and 100 children. Thanks to the Healthy Habits grant funded by Talbot Family Network, ChesMRC was able to provide healthy food and fun, educational activities for everyone that attended. Several families also donated healthy food dishes including roasted […]

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ChesMRC recipient of the Talbot County MOTA Grant

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) has awarded ChesMRC with the Minority Outreach & Technical Assistance (MOTA) grant for Talbot County. This will be ChesMRC’s 3rd year as the counties MOTA grant recipient . This fiscal year, ChesMRC will focus on reducing the number of uninsured as well as obese minorities in Talbot […]

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Building Better Citizens

The ultimate goal of ChesMRC is to help immigrants to our area become active, productive citizens, making a positive contribution to the community. Already recognized for its work as a resource and referral service, ChesMRC is now a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) accredited organization. With a proven method of success, ChesMRC can assist motivated […]

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Talbot Health Department awards ChesMRC Cigarette Restitution Grant

ChesMRC was recently awarded $1,800 from the Talbot County Health Department Cigarette Restitution Fund Program (CRF) for FY 2017. The funding from this grant will allow ChesMRC to integrate tobacco prevention education into our after school programs at both Easton Elementary and Easton High School. Health Outreach Coordinator, Michelle Hammond, will provide a monthly activity that […]

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ChesMRC wraps up Summer (NIH) Teen Health Program

Thanks to a grant provided by the Center of Public Service Communication(CPSC) and National Library of Medicine (NLM) ChesMRC was able to provide a 5-week Summer Teen Health Research Program for Easton high school students. The summer program had 6-8 English Language Learning (ELL) high school students participate and met Monday through Wednesday for 5-weeks. Health […]

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ChesMRC partners with SEEDCO “Connecting Kids to Coverage”

As part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization Act (MACRA) “Connecting Kids to Coverage” program, Structured Employment Economic Development Corporation (SEEDCO) has contracted with ChesMRC for 2 years to assist with outreach, education, enrollment and re-certification services regarding health insurance for children and their families in both Talbot and Caroline counties. The program will […]

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Star Democrat Features ChesMRC

The Sunday, July 17, 2016 edition of Star Democrat features the Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) in its Lifestyle Section, written by Katie Willis. Katie Willis is a native of Talbot County and a graduate of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga., where she obtained her degree in journalism. She began working for The Star Democrat […]

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Talbot Family Network awards ChesMRC health grant

ChesMRC was recently awarded funding totaling $21,440.00 from Talbot Family Network (TFN) for the FY 2017 Healthy Habits Program. The Healthy Habits Program will be implemented in conjunction with the ChesMRC after-school program integrating enrichment lessons focusing on hunger and nutrition for grades 1-5. The program will target Free and Reduced Price Meals Program (FARMs) children with research […]

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Matthew Peters Honored at Multicultural Festival

May 7, 2016 – At the 17th Annual Multicultural Festival, The Avalon Foundation and the Town of Easton honored ChesMRC Director, Matthew Peters for his ongoing efforts in improving the lives of Easton’s immigrant community. In this ceremony, Mayor Bob Willey presented Matthew with a formal proclamation and the keys to the city of Easton. ChesMRC […]

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Estela Ramirez to receive Sheryl V. Kerr Award from Women & Girls Fund

ChesMRC’s Hispanic Outreach Coordinator, Estela Ramirez, has been nominated to receive the Sheryl V. Kerr Award presented by the Women & Girls Fund. The Women & Girls Fund was pleased to announce the creation of a new annual award in memory of Sheryl V. Kerr who did so much to empower and improve the lives […]

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