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ChesMRC Receives Grant from Women & Girls Fund

ChesMRC was one of 16 Mid-Shore non-profit organizations to be awarded funding at the 13th Annual Women & Girls Fund Spring Luncheon held on April 28. The grant, totaling $6,680.00, supports ChesMRC programs.

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Kent Island Citizenship Classes Start May 5

A 12-Session course will begin on Tuesday, May 5 and be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 PM to 9 PM at St. Christopher’s Church in Chester, Maryland.

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ChesMRC Appoints 3 New Board Members

The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) has appointed William Akridge, Dr. Stuart Bounds and John Ford to its Board of Directors.

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March Immigration Fair a Success: April Scheduled

Nearly 150 applicants participated in the March 15 Free Immigration Workshop hosted by ChesMRC and MIRC, receiving information on DACA/DAPA, Citizenship and Family-Based Petitions in addition to free individualized legal consultation. The next Workshop, scheduled for Saturday, April 4, will be limited to 30 participants, and registration is recommended.

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ChesMRC Nominated for MELLFIN Award

The ChesMRC has been nominated by Talbot County Public Schools for an award for exemplary efforts to engage English language learners and immigrant families.

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Michelle Boulden Hammond Promoted to Full Time Health Outreach Coordinator

As part of its expanding health information outreach program, ChesMRC promoted Michelle Boulden Hammond to full-time Health Outreach Coordinator.

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Free Immigration Workshop on March 15

ChesMRC and MIRC are hosting a free immigration workshop on Sunday, March 15 from 11 AM to 2 PM at Easton Elementary School that will provide information and consultation on deferred action relief, DACA and DAPA.

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ChesMRC Staff Attend Million Hearts Symposium

As part of the ChesMRC’s activities in support of American Heart Month, Michelle Boulden Hammond and Julie Donaldson attended the Maryland Million Hearts Symposium on February 10.

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MAERDAF Award Helps ChesMRC Expand Reach

The Rural Maryland Council’s grant has contributed to the ChesMRC’s ability to help more than 700 non-English speaking clients from across the Mid-Shore with translations, driver’s license applications and referrals to professional services providers.

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Field Trip to Academy Art Museum

The ChesMRC Art Group took a field trip to Academy Art Museum on January 28, where they learned about the latest exhibit and created their own artwork.

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