UM SRH Team Members Receive First Round of COVID-19 Vaccines

Fifteen University of Maryland Shore Regional Health (UM SRH) frontline health care workers from throughout the hospital system’s five-county region were vaccinated today with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Those vaccinated included employees from emergency departments throughout the Shore, COVID units and infectious disease departments, as well as respiratory therapists, nursing staff, environmental services team members and security personnel.

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Distinguished Yale Professor David W. Blight to Deliver Virtual Lecture on Frederick Douglass

Chesapeake Forum Academy for Lifelong Learning presents Professor David W. Blight, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. The live Zoom lecture will take place on Thursday, January 21, 2021 from 4pm to 5:30pm. Blight’s lecture, “Frederick Douglass In His Times and in Ours” is in memory of John F. Ford, Founding President of Chesapeake Forum.

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Chesapeake Music Announces Residency at Prager Family Auditorium

Chesapeake Music is delighted to announce a long-term residency at the Prager Family Auditorium in historic downtown Easton. This agreement guarantees a year-round, state-of-the-art concert facility and administrative offices for Chesapeake Music, enabling the organization to expand its offerings and audience for its internationally acclaimed lineup of artists.

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Winter Reading Challenge Kicks off January 1st

From January 1 – 31, Talbot County Free Library will participate in Beanstack’s Fourth Annual Winter Read Challenge: Books Like Us, sponsored by Simon & Schuster. Books Like Us is a celebration of diversity, harnessing the transformative power of seeing oneself reflected in a book. Thousands of libraries and schools across the nation will encourage their communities to read and participate in the Winter Reading Challenge.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Talbot Mentors, which provides one-on-one mentoring to school age youngsters, has 25 plus students on the waitlist. Through a combination of an online application form and training, interested adults can explore the requirements, responsibilities, and rewards of mentoring. In-person interviews, following all protocols, have now resumed and offer potential mentors an opportunity to meet TM support staff and to ask questions. Interested adults are invited to explore the world of mentoring beginning with our website at Talbotmentors.org.

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