Meetings on the second Monday of every month start with a covered dish luncheon at noon, followed by a program of guest speakers or entertainment. Meetings are held at the Denton Church of the Nazarene, 10660 Greensboro Road, Denton. There are no meetings in July and August. Members donate their time, money, and goods to local non-profit organizations in the area. The group also sponsors a yearly free tax assistance service at each of the library branches. The tour committee sponsors trips that are open to the public.
Provides support to children, youth, and veterans through a variety of programs. Gives book scholarships to three high school students each year. Supports local charitable organizations, including the American Legion. Sponsors local high school juniors to attend the Girls State conference each year. Provides catering for American Legion Post Home #29. New officers installed in August. Meets 1st Thursday of the month, 7PM.
A Veterans organization that donates money to legal organizations and charities that send requests. Fifty percent of our income from slot machines, and from other money-raising projects, is given back to the community. Help us to continue sponsoring scholarships for our children; give aid and assistance to our local needy Veterans and their families, and to support financially worthy community programs and projects. The Legion also runs scholarship programs and sponsors a yearly oratorical contest for high school seniors. Regular events: Bingo every Tuesday at 7:30 PM, Shuffleboard every Friday night at 6:30. Post hall available as a rental for events or as a meeting room. We offer many options to include having our Legion Auxiliary prepare your dinners and assist with planning of your venue. Accommodates up to 250 people. Special features: podium, p/a system, and WiFi. Alcoholic beverages must be purchased through American Legion. Ample parking in front of building. Handicapped-accessible. For more information, please visit our website.
National research has shown that positive relationships between Littles and Bigs have a direct and measurable impact on children's lives. By participating in our programs, Little Brothers and Sisters are more confident in their schoolwork performance and able to get along better with their families.
What can you do to help? Make a donation. Mentor a child. Start a program. Call us or email us to find out how!
The Eastern Shore Campus provides services to male youth, ages 14 to 20. Residents are given therapeutic, academic and behavioral support to help them overcome emotional and behavioral issues so they can function responsibly in the community after discharge.
A volunteer group that works independently to sew, crochet, knit, and quilt blankets size infant to teenager for donation to Maryland's Ronald McDonald House. There are no specific requirement as to size, color, material, etc. These blankets are for the smallest preemie to a toddler to a pre-teen to an older teen. Each blanket has a customized label 'Made with Tender Loving Care by Brianna's Blankets' sewn into it. The blankets provide comfort to seriously ill children receiving treatment in hospitals.
Current programs for farmer members are our strong grassroots policy-making process and legislative action, the Young Farmers program, Farm Bureau Women, Miss Caroline County and scholarship programs, discussion groups, and commodity-advisory committees. Various group savings and discounts available to members. Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 PM in the winter and 8 PM in the summer at the Caroline Co. Extension Office.
The Fraternal Order of Police holds fundraisers to benefit the community and donates the money to local organizations. They sponsor Little League teams, help with After Prom Parties, participate in holiday programs that benefit local families, and take on special projects based on community need. The group meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month on a bi-monthly basis at 6PM at private residences in Denton. There is a legal plan offered to sworn officers who are members.
Supports local hospice foundation and United Concerned Christians through monetary donations. Gives 3 $1,000 scholarships a year to local high school students. Also supports the local 4-H club and park. Serves food at the Summerfest and Tuckahoe Outlaw Days. Also supports various local organizations.
The Community Club of Preston was founded in 1923, and continues to be active as it nears its 100th anniversary. The Club meets the third Tuesday of the month from September through June, at 1:00pm at the Community/Lions' Club building, 114 Williamson Street, Preston, with some exceptions. Funds are raised by the Club through such activities as a Fashion Show/Luncheon and Christmas House Tour. Proceeds from their fundraisers go back in to the community via support of such groups and projects as the Preston Fire Department, Girls' State, local high school culinary departments, Power Purse ER Victims Project, Arbor Day Tree Project, Preston Elementary School, Colonel Richardson Middle School, and Colonel Richardson High School. The Club has purchased Christmas gifts for needy families, distributes trees on Arbor Day, conducted a coat drive, and offers scholarships to graduating Colonel Richardson High School Seniors. The Club also installed and maintains the Little Free Library (#37123) at the James T. Wright Memorial Park in Preston. The Club is always looking for new projects to support, as well as for new members to help us accomplish our goal of supporting our local community. For more information regarding possible assistance, or if you are interested in joining the Club, call 410-310-5454.