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ChesMRC welcomes new Board Member Jay Anglada

Easton, Maryland, September 26, 2018 –The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) has appointed Jay Anglada to its Board of Directors. Jay and his wife Judy currently reside part-time in Easton, MD and the rest of the year in Florida. Jay brings decades of experience in finance and accounting management. He was a career banker and […]

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MAERDAF Grant awarded to ChesMRC

Rural Maryland Council (RMC) has awarded ChesMRC the  MAERDAF grant for FY2019. As the immigrant population on the Eastern Shore of Maryland continues, it is essential for service providers, businesses, and community groups to have access to language services and opportunities for professional development in cultural competency. ChesMRC’s project has already successfully addressed this issue […]

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ChesMRC wins 2018 Non Profit of the Year Award

Ever since 1985, the Talbot County Chamber of Commerce has recognized individuals and organizations for their outstanding service to the community.  This year, the Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) was honored as the 2018 OUTSTANDING NOT-FOR-PROFIT BUSINESS OF THE YEAR.  This award recognizes the critical role of ChesMRC, bridging language and cultural barriers between clients […]

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Mid-Shore Community Foundation awards ChesMRC FY 18 Grant

ChesMRC was recently awarded a $3,000 grant from The Mid-Shore Community Foundation (MSCF) for FY 2018. This grant will help contribute to ChesMRC’s initiatives for 2018 with the Immigration Clinic and Resource Center. Since the center became fully accredited in May 2016 to provide immigration legal assistance and translation services to our Clients, ChesMRC has provided […]

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ChesMRC Receives 2018 Outstanding Non-Profit of Year through Talbot Chamber

ChesMRC has been recognized by the Talbot County Chamber of Commerce with the 2018 Outstanding Non-Profit of the Year award. The Chamber Board of Directors are asked to review the nominations each year and vote for a winner in each of its categories and ChesMRC is honored to be the recipient of the Outstanding Non-Profit […]

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Participants Complete 1st Interpreter Program Offered on the Eastern Shore

Wye Mills, MD – ChesMRC in partnership with Chesapeake College and as part of the Talbot Language and Cultural Competence Committee held the first ever, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, 40-hour Certified Community Interpreter Training Program. The Talbot Language and Cultural Competence Committee is a multi-agency collaborative endeavor integrated by agencies such as the Talbot County Department […]

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ChesMRC’s Matthew Peters receives Advocacy & Education Recognition Award

ChesMRC’s Director, Matthew Peters, was the recipient of the Advocacy & Education Special Recognition Award at Mid Shore Behavioral Health’s 20th Annual Caliber Awards Celebration on May 18th. The local event honors the work of local organizations and individuals for their contributions to the public behavioral health system in the Mid-Shore region. The full Star […]

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ChesMRC works to raise Easton’s “Cultural Competence”

The Star Democrat featured an article on ChesMRC’s cultural competence and interpreter program it launched over this past year. Since the initiative launched in August of 2017, ChesMRC has offered cultural competency training’s to  more than 300 service-oriented employees from Talbot County and has completed it’s first 40-hour Community Interpreter Training where 31 participants from […]

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ChesMRC offers first language interpreter course on the Eastern Shore

In partnership with Chesapeake College, ChesMRC will be offering the first ever language interpreter course on the Eastern Shore with its cultural competency and interpreter program initiative. The training will be provided to up to 35 participants and is a comprehensive, 40-hour certificate program that meets the minimum requirements for professional community interpreting. Dr. Solano, […]

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Matthew Peters Honored by Comptroller

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot visited Easton on March 12, 2018 to award Matthew Peters (ChesMRC’s Director) the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award. The award ceremony was held at the Eastern Shore Conservation Center and welcomed over 50 leaders from the Mid-Shore to the event to share in Matthew receiving the award.  Honorees are selected […]

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