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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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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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