UM SRH Hospitals get Magnet designation

EASTON — UM Shore Regional Health’s three hospitals – Shore Medical Centers at Chestertown, Dorchester and Easton – were notified on Sept. 19, they received Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Dorchester and Easton hospitals first earned recognition as Magnet® hospitals in 2009 and were re-designated in 2014. Shore Medical Center […]

Above and beyond: ‘Gratitude Gangstas’ spread goodwill

CAMBRIDGE — Fitness, healing and positive community spirit have caught up to the members of the Groove City Trekkers, and might catch up to you. The group’s Gratitude Gangstas are patrolling the streets of the city, giving unexpected gifts to neighbors they meet as they conduct their regular fitness activities. “To kick off the holiday […]

YMCA fundraiser set for Nov. 2

CAMBRIDGE — The Pauline F. and W. David Robbins Family YMCA’s fall fundraising event, “Rollin’ on the River,” will take place Nov. 2. Organizers are hoping for a strong turnout, to help them provide the fun and fitness enjoyed by many in Dorchester County. Branch Executive Director Missy Denault said Friday that the facility last […]

YMCA fundraiser set for Nov. 2

CAMBRIDGE — The Pauline F. and W. David Robbins Family YMCA’s fall fundraising event, “Rollin’ on the River,” will take place Nov. 2. Organizers are hoping for a strong turnout, to help them provide the fun and fitness enjoyed by many in Dorchester County. Branch Executive Director Missy Denault said Friday that the facility last […]

For All Seasons at ‘Dare to Lead’

EASTON — In June, Beth Anne Langrell, executive director of For All Seasons, and Lesa Lee, For All Seasons clinical director, attended Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead™ facilitator certification in San Antonio Texas. Ms. Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy […]

Harrell warns of vaping danger

CAMBRIDGE — County Health Officer Roger Harrell warned of the dangers posed by the practice of vaping at the Oct. 15 meeting of the Dorchester County Council. Mr. Harrell said that while hard data is not available locally, there have been deaths nationwide attributed to the habit. Vaping, short for “vapor,” is a method of […]

Event urges handicapped accessibility

CAMBRIDGE — Music, food, vendors and displays attracted many residents to the corner of Cedar and Race streets on Saturday, where, along with the fun, they learned the serious nature of the event. The Cambridge Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Committee held its first Accessibility Awareness Fair. The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination and […]

Sunset Yoga slated for Oct. 25 in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Yoga lovers can now sign on for a special session coming up on the waterfront in Cambridge on Oct. 25. Heather Rupp of the award-winning Ebb Tide Wellness Studio in Easton will lead the vinyasa class outside the Choptank River Lighthouse at Long Wharf. Afterward, the Lighthouse will welcome participants to enjoy sunset […]

Health system supports Go Purple campaign

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health team members, systemwide, wore purple on Sept. 6, in support of monthlong Go Purple campaigns in the health care system’s service area, which includes Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties. Team members wore purple and posed for photos at the health care system’s three hospitals […]

DCS breaks ground on major expansion

CAMBRIDGE — Delmarva Community Services, Inc. (DCS) leaders and supporters broke ground Thursday on the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Intergenerational Center, the focal point of the Chesapeake Grove Continuing Care Community. The facility will offer state-of-the-art senior and intergenerational services to the region, and is the first of its kind on the Eastern Shore. Among […]

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