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Get DetailsAdkins Arboretum
Services Provided: This 400-acre preserve is located on the Tuckahoe Creek and includes portions of the region's most significant wetlands. Offers four miles of walks, education programs, art exhibits, lectures, workshops, garden tours, and native plant sales. Public amenities include a visitor's center with gift shop, library, and meeting room. Many volunteer opportunities available. Visitor's center open Guided Nature Walks 1st Saturday of every month 10:00am Meeting Rooms Gallery rental for Non-profit $100.00 for 4 hours and $150.00 over 4 hours. Corporate or individual $500.00 for 4 hours and $1000.00 for full day. Rentals are during normal hours of Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 4:00
Get DetailsBlackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Services Provided: Offers a variety of habitats in which wildlife can thrive, activities for individuals, families, and school classes (the website offers a calendar of events), resources for educators, and a fire management program to ensure that abundant and healthy vegetation exist for wildlife. Blackwater does not accept wildlife for rehabilitation. The Friends of Blackwater have a speakers bureau who will provide programs to public organizations or community groups. Refuge personnel can also give programs on specific subjects if reserved in advance. The wildlife automobile tour , photo blind, and 2 of the 4 hiking trails are open daily from dawn to dusk.
Get DetailsCaroline Center, Inc.
Services Provided: Residential services provide a continuum of community-based support services for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in licensed homes. These supports provide individuals the opportunity to enhance their independent living skills while promoting opportunities to interact with the natural community. Day and Vocational services are designed to provide habilitative training in supervised environments. Individual plans are developed to focus on enhancing independent function in areas of self-care, socialization, health maintenance, leisure activities, motor skills and vocational skills. Participants receive regular opportunities to attend natural community recreation/social activities. Family and Individual Support Services, refers to services provided to help families keep a member with a developmental disability at home. The delivery of support is Household Centered and is adaptable to meet the unique needs of families and the individual with a disability.
Get DetailsCaroline County Council of Arts, Inc.
Services Provided: Presents a variety of programs throughout the year, see for a complete listing. Administers The Foundry community arts gallery, the Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore , and maintains a local artist registry. Volunteers accepted.
Get DetailsCaroline County Habitat for Humanity
Services Provided: Provide safe, affordable, and energy efficient homes for low-income families in Caroline County. Partner families work alongside volunteers and local contractors under Habitat construction supervision. Low-cost mortgages are provided in order to promote long term homeownership. Also, Habitat participates in the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI)- which may include rehabilitation of vacant and foreclosed properties, house repairs and weatherization. Applications are being accepted for low-income homeowners. Habitat partners with other community organizations to provide services that enhance the overall quality of life in struggling neighborhoods.
Get DetailsCaroline County Historical Society
Services Provided: The Historical Society is at work on a project "Preserving Old Caroline", which seeks to document, stabilize, relocate, market, restore and salvage numerous historic structures throughout the county. Some of these buildings will be relocated to the evolving Linchester Mill project, or the new "ArtsWay" in Denton. Other buildings will be sold and restored by private owners with the assistance of the Historical Society. In addition, they are working in conjunction with the Tourism Office on creating a tourism infrastructure and plan to use small buildings as tourist information points, such as kiosks and visitor reception buildings. The Museum of Rural Life, run by members of the Historical Society, is open to the public. It acts as a repository of Caroline County artifacts. There is a mailing list notifying members of annual meetings and special fundraising events. Individuals and school groups are invited to tour the Museum.
Get DetailsCaroline Hospice Foundation
Services Provided: The Foundation will continue to provide in-home end of life care to county residents, including supplies, primary caregiver respite, bereavement assistance and clergy services.
Get DetailsCaroline Human Services Council
Services Provided: To continually assess the needs and identify gaps in services to children, youth and families; to develop and enhance communication between agencies and organizations that serve families and children; to plan, coordinate, and evaluate programs and services that benefit children and families; to secure, distribute, and monitor public/private funding for the benefit of children and families; to provide information to the public on the status of services for children and families.
Get DetailsCASA of Caroline, Inc.
Services Provided: Court Appointed Special Advocates are trained adult volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system. The CASA volunteer works with the child, his/her family, teachers, the social worker, and the attorney to ensure that a safe and permanent home is secured for the child in the shortest time possible.
Get DetailsChesapeake Bay Community Band
Services Provided: The Chesapeake Bay Community Band was formed in 1994 as the Kent Island Volunteer Marching Band and incorporated as a 501c3 Non Profit Organization. The group performs public concerts and provides musical support for community functions in Queens Anne's County Maryland and the surrounding Chesapeake Bay Region. The group became the Chesapeake Bay Community Band in October of 2009. As is the tradition with community bands, the group includes musicians from all walks of life. The band's repertoire includes marches, classic concert band literature and Broadway favorites. The Chesapeake Bay Community Band is opened to anyone who plays a concert band instrument and has the desire to perform in a community band. We are always looking for new members. The band rehearses Tuesday evenings from 7pm to 8:30pm at the Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce Street, Centreville, MD 21617.
Get DetailsChesapeake Culinary Center
Services Provided: Offers a variety of programs and classes to students, targeted populations, and the public in general. Partners with Social Services, the Workforce Investment Board, and the Department of Corrections to train people to be successfully employed in the hospitality industry. Also partners with the Board of Education and Parks and Recreation to provide skills and training to students, some of whom are identified as being "at risk." This includes instruction at the Caroline Career and Technology Center, and after school and summer programs. Winner of Wedding Caterer of the Year 2010 for KNOT magazine. The culinary center resides in the original high school for Caroline County built in 1901. The school house has been re purposed to be a culinary hub for the Mid Shore Region. Within this building you can find the Caroline Career and Technology Center's culinary arts program, Commercial Community Kitchen, Catering, shore gourmet market, classes and much more.
Get DetailsDenton Development Corporation
Services Provided: Active projects include: Crouse Park-Wharves at Choptank Crossing featuring a restaurant, marina complex, heritage visitor's center and public riverfront facilities; Fourth Street Redevelopment featuring an Arts & Entertainment District; Old Schoolhouse Property Redevelopment which will serve as a regional culinary art institute; a Microenterprise Center at 323 Market Street.
Get DetailsEastern Shore Threshermen & Collectors Association, Inc.
Services Provided: Hosts an annual Wheat Threshing, Steam, & Gas Engine Show the first Fri., Sat., and Sun. in August. The show includes education, demonstration, and live musical entertainment. The show is located at the above address. Volunteers accepted to assist with the show.
Get DetailsFederalsburg Historical Society, Inc.
Services Provided: To collect and disseminate information about the history of Federalsburg. Personal artifacts of Federalsburg residents are on display in storefront windows in Federalsburg. There is youth outreach that includes a hobby fair. Organizes a yearly heritage day called Return to Historic Federalsburg. Volunteers accepted to do historical research on people, places, events, industry, etc. of Federalsburg. Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 PM at the Federalsburg Senior Center (Morris Ave. entrance). The museum is called the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum.
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