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ChesMRC celebrates Healthy Heart Night with NAACP

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, ChesMRC and NAACP partnered up for “Healthy Heart Night” in celebration of February being National Heart Month and Diabetes Awareness at the American Legion Post 77 in Easton, MD . The night featured Chef Tyrell Jackson of the Inn at Perry Cabin providing a cooking demo on how to make […]

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ChesMRC – Bedtime, Brush & Pajamas Night

 The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center presents: “Bedtime, Brush & Pajamas” for National Children’s Dental Health Month. If you have a baby or toddler, you may have questions about thumb sucking, your child’s first dental visit or how and when to clean your child’s teeth. If so, the ChesMRC invites you to attend a FREE program […]

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ChesMRC Partners with Art Academy for “Travel the World”

ChesMRC and the Easton Academy Art Museum partnered up on Saturday, January 9, 2016 for an event featuring “Australia – Travel The World” where over 65 families were steadily engaged in learning about the in’s and out’s of Australia. Projects included the Aboriginal Art project, which featured making and eating Australian treats and reading stories […]

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ChesMRC Annual Toy Drive – A Huge Success

The ChesMRC annual toy drive was a huge success this year as over 120 children received gifts throughtfully bought, wrapped and donated from our sponsors. We want to give a huge shout out to all of our sponsors that donated toys this year: La Selecta Store; Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Easton; For All Seasons, Inc; […]

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ChesMRC’s 1st Annual Thankful to Wellness Day

Join us this Saturday, November 21, 2015 for our 1st annual “Thankful to Wellness” Day in partnership with the American Diabetes Association from 10am-2pm at the Easton Elementary School (Moton) 307 Glenwood Avenue, Easton, MD 21601. Start your day at 10am with a rousing Zumba Thon with Fitness RX Instructor, Jen Frye. Learn how easy […]

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ChesMRC Appoints Hispanic Outreach Coordinator

Estela Vianey Ramirez, who has worked for the ChesMRC in a part-time capacity, was hired as a full-time Hispanic Outreach Coordinator. In addition to informational and educational program implementation for adults and children, Estela will continue to serve as Girl Scout Leader for Easton Troop #1536.

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Citizenship Day Workshop September 19

The 19th Annual Citizenship Day hosted by the D.C. Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) will be held at the ChesMRC this year. The workshop will take place on Friday, September 19 from 10 AM to 2 PM and provide free immigration legal assistance to eligible participants.

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Attraction Magazine Features ChesMRC

Attraction Magazine writer Amy Blades Steward features the ChesMRC in her column entitled The Faces of Philanthropy, which profiles those who have benefited from the generous and tireless work of nonprofits on the Mid-Shore. The in-depth article, entitled “Chesapeake Multicultural Center Offers New Beginnings,” can be found in the July 2015 online and print edition of the magazine.

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ChesMRC Awarded American Legion Grant

The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) was awarded a $2500.00 grant by American Legion Blake-Blackston Post #77 based in Easton, MD. The funds will support a community health program beginning July 1.

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ChesMRC 2015 MELLFIN Award Recipient

The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) is a 2015 MELLFIN award recipient due to its exemplary work with non-English speaking families on the Mid-Shore. The award was presented at the annual MELLFIN Conference held on Wednesday, May 20 at the Church of Philippi in Hanover, Maryland and attended by more than 350 educators and practitioners from community organizations across the state of Maryland and neighboring states.

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