Annual event will support Breast Center

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EASTON — University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation has announced plans for its 4th Annual Sporting Clays Classic, scheduled for June 9, at The Point at Pintail in Queenstown. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Wellness for Women program offered through the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at UM Shore Regional Health. This year’s Sporting […]

Health Department gives kits to schools

submitted to dorchester banner/superintendent’s office Excited Warwick Huskies with (back row, from left) PE teacher Pat Gargan, Julie Jones from the Health Department, and Principal Marybeth Blake.

Six Dorchester County schools recently received kits donated by the Dorchester County Health Department meant to promote physical activity during indoor recess and “brain breaks.” Each grade at Warwick Elementary, Sandy Hill, Vienna Elementary, South Dorchester K-8, North Dorchester Middle and Mace’s Lane Middle Schools received a bag of age-appropriate equipment and activities. Julie Jones, […]

C-SD Student Athletes of the Month for March

itted to dorchester banner/superintendent’s office Brooke Windsor and Clint Meekins are C-SDHS Student Athletes of the Month for March.

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge-South Dorchester High School’s Student Athletes of the Month for March are both known for their diligence and determination. BROOKE WINDSOR, a sophomore, was a member of the Women’s Basketball Team this past season. She earned North All-Bayside 2nd Team Honors as voted by the coaches in the North Bayside Division and is […]

Auxiliary installs new officers

CAMBRIDGE — Congratulations to the new slate of officers for the Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital, installed on Feb. 13 during a luncheon held at Immanuel United Christ Church just outside Cambridge. The new officers are: President – Diane McCarthy; 1st Vice President – Alexandria Anderson-Snell; 2nd Vice President – Joy Loeffler; Recording Secretary – […]

Channel Marker to host ‘The Greatest Party on Earth’

Channel Marker employees hold up banner advertising “The Greatest Party on Earth,” set for March 3 from 7 to 10 p.m. in Easton.

EASTON — Channel Marker, Inc., will celebrate 35 years of service to the community with nothing less than “The Greatest Party on Earth,” March 3 from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Waterfowl Festival headquarters at 40 S. Harrison St. in Easton. In recognition that fun is good for mental health, the event promises to […]

Chamber of Commerce receives medicinal marijuana update

CAMBRIDGE – Mackie Barch of the medicinal marijuana company Culta made a presentation Feb. 13 to members of the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce. The Cambridge business is part of a rapidly expanding legal sector of the U.S. economy. “It’s one of the fastest job creation industries,” he said. Culta was founded in 2014, and now […]

Dorchester Health Department seeking businesses to promote employee wellness

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Health Department is recruiting local businesses to join an initiative to raise awareness about the importance of a healthy workforce. Dorchester County employers with at least 25 employees are eligible to apply for a mini-grant opportunity purposed to increase and promote physical activity and/or healthier food choices among employees. Businesses […]

Pleasant Day wears red for women’s heart health

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan Staff and participants at Pleasant Day Medical Adult Day Care celebrated National Wear Red Day on Feb. 2. The group wore red to help raise awareness of heart disease among women.

CAMBRIDGE — Staff and participants at Pleasant Day Medical Adult Day Care looked especially bright and colorful on Friday, though the scarlet shirts and sweaters had a serious purpose. The group was celebrating National Wear Red Day, as a way to bring attention to the issue of heart health. “It’s geared more towards women,” Activities […]

Acupuncturist to speak at meeting

Sylvia Byerly Acupuncturist

CAMBRIDGE — Sylvia Byerly, Owner of Shining Light Acupuncture, will address the Feb. 2 meeting of the Cambridge Woman’s Club at 1 p.m. Her talk, “Life Happens – From Flight Attendant to Acupuncturist,” will follow a board meeting at 11 a.m., a membership meeting at noon, and refreshments at noon. The Woman’s Club meets at […]

Impaired driving assemblies presented by State’s Attorney Jones

submitted to dorchester banner/superintendent’s office NDHS Principal Lynn Sorrells; Dorchester County State’s Attorney Bill Jones, SBWC Nurse Practitioner Kristie Gauck, and NDHS Guidance Counselor LaSina Branch.

DORCHESTER COUNTY – Juniors and Seniors at Cambridge-South Dorchester and North Dorchester High Schools attended assemblies on the dangers of impaired driving presented by county State’s Attorney Bill Jones on Dec. 14, 2017. Mr. Jones shared the legal and financial costs associated with impaired driving, but also asked students to consider the emotional toll — […]