Thomas’s Fine Jewelry donates to For All Seasons

EASTON – Thomas’s Fine Jewelry in Cambridge is donating sterling silver Hope Hearts necklaces to be included in For All Seasons “Comfort Kits” for victims of rape, sexual assault, abuse, or a traumatic experience as part of the agency’s Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign in April. “Comfort Kits” enable For All Seasons Victim Advocates to bring […]

Sexual Assault Awareness Month events noted

EASTON — For All Seasons, which is the only Rape Crisis Center on the Mid Shore, is holding several events in April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. Sexual violence happens in all communities. The month-long awareness activities will include exhibits […]

Police and fire briefs, March 13, 2019

James Michael Fisher Jr.

B&E and theft HURLOCK — On Feb. 21, deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s office responded to 4445 Waddell’s Corner Road, Hurlock, for a reported Breaking and Entering and theft. Upon arrival deputies were advised that during the night an unknown person had broken into several outbuildings and had removed items valued at over $5,000. […]

Kim Gibbons-Neff – A fitness wake-up call

Submitted to Dorchester Banner Kim Gibbons-Neff decided to challenge herself with a new fitness plan after recovering from an injury. She is seen with her husband Henner, sons Grayson and Hayden, and daughter Alden.

EASTON — One day last June, Kim Gibbons-Neff, a speech therapist at Easton Elementary School, along with a few other teachers, decided to jump into a freeze-tag-dodgeball type of game with their students. During the game, she was stunned by a pop in the back of her leg, immediate tightness, and then searing pain that […]

$100,000 pledge benefits Clark Comprehensive Breast Center

Shown in front of the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center are from left: Ken Kozel, president and CEO, UM Shore Regional Health; Brittany Krautheim, CRNP, breast care nurse practitioner; Mike Meoli, owner/operator, The Meoli Companies/McDonald’s®; Roberta Lilly, MD, medical director, Clark Comprehensive Breast Center; Graham Lee, vice president, Philanthropy, UM SRH; and Brian Leutner, vice president, Clinical and Ambulatory Services.

EASTON — The Meoli Companies/McDonald’s® and local owner/operator Mike Meoli recently pledged $100,000 to UM Memorial Hospital Foundation to provide assistance to cancer patients receiving treatment at the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at UM Shore Regional Health. Providing support to patients during their cancer journey is personal for Mr. Meoli as his wife of 24 […]

Olivi named director of diagnostic imaging

submitted to dorchester banner/UM SRH Penny Olivi joined UM SRH last month as director, Diagnostic Imaging.

EASTON — Penny Olivi has joined UM Shore Regional Health as director, Diagnostic Imaging. Ms. Olivi brings 17 years’ experience as senior administrator and senior director at the University of Maryland Medical Center and School of Medicine in Baltimore. Previously, she served as director of Imaging for York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania and as practice […]

Police briefs

Julie Nicole McCumbie

‘SCAM ALERT’ It has been recently reported to the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office that a number of local businesses in Dorchester County have received correspondence from unknown entities in reference to large amounts of U.S. currency which they could obtain through paying nominal amounts of money (processing fees). These correspondences have been received via fax, […]

Academy Art Museum displays students’ art

submitted to dorchester banner/amy steward Student work from Mid-Shore Student Art Exhibitions.

EASTON – The Academy Art Museum opened its 2019 Mid-Shore Student Art Exhibitions on Feb. 1. The annual Mid-Shore Student Art Exhibitions highlight the artistic talents of students in grades kindergarten through 12 from Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne and Kent counties. As in past years, visitors can expect a variety of media, including painting, […]

UM Memorial Hospital Foundation holds annual event

EASTON — Appreciation was the theme of evening on Nov. 29, at Talbot Country Club, as University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted its annual event for donors. Gathered for the occasion were donors and friends who supported various fundraising drives and events during the past year to benefit programs and services of UM Shore […]

Amanda Hahn joins UM CMG surgical care

EASTON – University of Maryland Community Medical Group (UM CMG), announces the addition of Easton-based surgeon Amanda S. Hahn, MD. Dr. Hahn’s subspecialties include general surgery and wound care. She is seeing patients at 500 Cadmus Lane in Easton, Suite 205. Patients may make an appointment with Dr. Hahn by calling 410-822-4553. UM CMG is […]