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ChesMRC appoints 6 new board members

Easton, Maryland, February 20, 2017 –The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) has appointed six new members to its Board of Directors: Ramon Gras, Constance Hope, Robert Kelly, Dr. John Hawkins Miller, Samantha Parker and Harvey Zendt. Ramon Gras lives in Easton and presently provides legal counsel, direction and representation to businesses and individuals throughout Maryland’s […]

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Getting Ahead Program – ChesMRC partners with Talbot County DSS

In January, ChesMRC employees Michelle Hammond and Melissa Micriotti attended the Bridges Out of Poverty training provided by Talbot Family Network. The seminar and training helped attendees learn how to use a new “lens” when looking at poverty. The seminar helped them gain a deep understanding of the Bridges strategies and processes, it developed effective poverty reduction strategies […]

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Mid-Shore Community Foundation awards ChesMRC grant for FY17

ChesMRC was recently awarded $4,500 from The Mid-Shore Community Foundation (MSCF) for FY 2017. This grant will help contribute to ChesMRC’s initiatives for 2017 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 assisted 253 individuals with […]

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CHESMRC Afterschool Program Enjoys Scavenger Hunt at Harris Teeter

Easton, Maryland, December 12, 2016 – Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) Afterschool students took a field trip to the Easton Harris Teeter Grocery Store, where they participated in a healthy scavenger hunt and tour. With the assistance of Harris Teeter’s Assistant Store Manager, Tonya Skinner, the students searched through the local grocery store, identifying foods […]

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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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