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Community Interpreting at Chesapeake College

A new group of Community Interpreters is undergoing training at Chesapeake College with ChesMRC staff and Licensed Instructor, Dr. Lorelly Solano. The 44-hour certificate program prepares bilingual individuals and service providers to offer services with linguistic and cultural competence.  As noted in the picture, students devote a significant amount of time practicing their protocols and […]

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Grand Opening of ChesMRC’s New Home!

Join us October 11th for the ChesMRC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony! Since 2012, the Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center has provided services to more than 3,500 immigrants from approximately 50 countries. These immigrants now call the Eastern Shore of Maryland home. Each immigrant has a special story that has led him or her to this new place. […]

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We’ve Moved!

The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center has moved to 20 Bay Street in Easton, Maryland.

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ChesMRC Crossover Ceremony for Cub Scout Pack 003

ChesMRC brings cultures together at Boy Scouts Crossover Ceremony in Easton EASTON, MD.  A symbolic moment in every Scouts journey. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 17 total Cub Scouts crossed over into Scouts BSA Troop 190 in Easton, Maryland. The majority of these scouts were from ChesMRC’s outreach cub scout pack 003. For ChesMRC, […]

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ChesMRC Now an Application Counselor Sponsoring Entity

As part of a two – year contract that recently ended with SEEDCO, ChesMRC was able to train (2) certified application counselors (CAC) on staff and is now it’s own Application Counselor Sponsoring Entity (ACSE) for Maryland’s Eastern Shore. What is an ASCE? An Application Counselor Sponsoring Entity (ACSE) is an organization that employs or […]

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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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