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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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ChesMRC to receive the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award for Talbot County

ChesMRC was recently notified they will be the recipients of this year’s William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award. The William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award for Talbot County, established by Comptroller Peter Franchot in 2012, is presented each year to individuals and organizations with an unwavering commitment to helping people. Nominees for this award are evaluated […]

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ChesMRC receives funding from Ruth & Robert St. John Foundation

ChesMRC was honored to be among those selected to receive $2,500.00 in funding from the Ruth and Robert St. John Foundation to assist with funding of our afterschool program. The funding comes at a critical time as funds for the afterschool program have been decreased by 50% in its fifth year of the 21st Century […]

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ChesMRC Wins Outstanding Non Profit of the Year Award

On January 18, 2018, The Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MDHCC) held their 5th annual Business Awards Holiday Gala  at the Belvedere Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. ChesMRC was nominated and won the “Outstanding Non-Profit of the Year” Award and ChesMRC’s own Estela Ramirez was also nominated for “Outstanding Professional of the Year”. The sold out event […]

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3rd Annual Thankful to Wellness Event

On November 16th, ChesMRC welcomed over 40 adults and 75 children to the 3rd annual Thankful to Wellness event. Thanks to the Healthy Habits grant funded by Talbot Family Network, ChesMRC was able to provide healthy food and fun educational activities for all that attended. Set up as a huge Thanksgiving spread, the meal featured […]

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Star Democrat – Hispanic cultural competency, interpretation programs offered

Star Democrat Article Features ChesMRC – By: Connie Connolly cconoolly@chespub.com October 13, 2017 Scanned copy of article can be found here: Hispanic cultural competency, interpretation programs offered _ Local _ stardem Original Star Democrat Article can be found here Easton, MD – Inspired by the values of excellent public service, cultural inclusiveness, and an appreciation for […]

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ChesMRC on ABC News (WMDT Salisbury)

Check out ChesMRC on ABC News : EASTON, Md. – On Tuesday, the Trump Administration ended a federal program known as the Deferred Action for Childhoood Arrivals, called DACA. It was an announcement that left many questioning their fate. Many now are confused, wondering what their next steps will be. But Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center in Talbot County is […]

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ChesMRC hires P/T Haitian Translator thanks to Judy Center

As we have seen over recent months, immigration issues have continuously been at the forefront of our national news. ChesMRC has become the primary source of information and referrals on immigration issues in the Upper Shore and is now reaching several regions of Delaware to the Lower Shore. Recently, ChesMRC has been working more and […]

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Cultural Competency & Interpreter Program funds new coordinator

ChesMRC has received funding from Talbot County Department of Social Services, Talbot County Health Department and Talbot County Public Schools, to initiate the Interagency Cultural Competency and Interpreter Program. With this funding, ChesMRC has hired a new coordinator to develop and cultivate the program throughout the Midshore. Welcome Lorelly Solano to the ChesMRC family! Originally […]

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