DILA offers a variety of services, including employment support, residential support, information and referral and communication resources, for Eastern Shore residents with hearing loss. Above all DILA strives to promote active, independent living among the people we serve. Our Communication Center is equipped with leading-edge telecommunications equipment including a Captioned Telephone (CapTel™) and TTYs (text telephones). The center also offers Video Relay Service (VRS), a technology that enables sign language users to converse in their native language with the person they are calling. Interpreting services and community employment services also provided.
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MUST is a collaborative public transportation effort between Delmarva Community Transit and Queen Anne's County’s County Ride.
DCT operates under the guise of The Maryland Transit Administration and operates three dispatch offices in Cambridge, Denton, and Chestertown.
We meet at the First Presbyterian Church in Smyrna, Delaware on the first Tuesday of each month from 7-9 PM. We meet September to June during the year, July, August we hold no meetings but are still active. The normal meeting format includes discussion of club activities, observing high lights, constellation and deep sky object of the month, an advertised presentation and possible guest speakers. We welcome the public to our meetings and are open to suggestions for topics and guest speakers. Observing is (usually) scheduled for the Friday and Saturday nearest the New Moon to maximize the observing hours during complete darkness. During the summer months when the park is open the observing site will be at the baseball field in the camping area at Tuckahoe State Park. In the winter we observe at the Equestrian center. Observing at Tuckahoe is limited to members of the Delmarva Stargazers only. The Delmarva Stargazers are also dedicated to promoting amateur astronomy in our area through educational outreach. Club members often do presentations at local libraries, schools, and scouting organizations, among others. The club publishes a monthly newsletter, The Star Gazer News, seven days before the club meeting.
Club meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7 PM at the North County Branch of the Caroline County Public Library at 101 Cedar Lane, Greensboro, MD 21639. There is a different presenter each month that covers some area in which he or she has expertise. The club members decide on the agenda for the next month.
Holds several club functions a year, presenting speakers on topics of political interest; staffs Democratic booths at local events, promotes voting and voter registration; works with the Caroline County Democratic Central Committee. Full club meets between 2 and 4 times per year.
Offers an early learning preschool enrichment program for 3 & 4 year olds. Call for information on openings or to put your name on a waiting list. The hours for the 3 year old class are Tues. & Thurs. 9:15-11:30 AM. Hours for the 4 year old class are Mon., Wed., and Fri. 9:15-11:30 AM. Slots are given on a first come, first serve basis. Classes run from September to May. Daycare services are available from 6:30 AM-5:30 PM for ages 2 through 5th grade.
Provides food to those in need through their food pantry and Food Distribution Day. Food Distribution Days take place on a bi-monthly basis on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 3-4pm. Should food be needed prior to the next distribution day, please feel free to contact the church and if food is available through their in-house pantry, they are more than happy to help. Please bring your own grocery bags or reusable bags. The Food Distribution Days are affiliated with the Maryland Food Bank so the only criteria to receive assistance is that you are a Maryland resident.
The Denton Homeschool Group is comprised of families dedicated to providing their homeschoolers with an opportunity to get together to enjoy exciting, creative, and amazing learning opportunities! Connecting with other homeschoolers locally is one of the best ways to ensure that our children have a successful and enjoyable learning experience.
Please feel welcome to contact us if you have any questions.
Donates money for those that need eyeglasses. Applications for assistance purchasing eyeglasses available at the Department of Social Services. Contributes money to seeing-eye dog school, Leader Dog, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Clinic, local schools, soccer teams, Girls and Boys State. Offer two $1000 scholarship to a graduating senior of NCHS. Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Mondays at 6:29 PM at the Denton Club House on Butler Dr. and Maryland Ave.
Piano lessons given in Denton home. Lessons can begin when the child begins to read (usually age 6 or 7). Teaches people of all ages. Instructor has 25 years of experience. Also can be hired to play for private functions.
The Denton Police Department consists of 13 sworn police officers and 2 civilian administrative aides. Department is involved in a number of other programs besides answering police calls. The Department sponsors ball teams, and assists with Boy Scouts and other community groups. Also provides bike registration. Denton Police Department has a program for youths from ages 13-17 years old called the "Denton Explorers Programs." They are an organization based on educational training and skill learning in order to further them in future endeavors of higher education whether it is law enforcement or other professions. Our Department also has a Med Return Drug Collection Unit in our front lobby where folks can drop off unwanted prescriptions Mon-Fri 8:00 - 4:00. This is a good way to get rid of old/unwanted prescriptions to keep away from Children and out of our water supply.
Weekly Lunch meetings are held at the Chesapeake Culinary Arts Center, 513 Franklin Street in Denton Md. Lunch at 12 noon followed by brief business meeting and community speaker.
Current officers include Walt Palmer, President; Robin Martin, Treasurer; and Debby Bennett, Secretary.
As a speaker, potential member or visitor to the Club, contact current president.
The Center provide a pleasant environment where older adults can socialize and participate in group activities, including recreation; education; physical fitness; arts and crafts; holiday events, outings, fun and games. Lunch is available daily for a small donation. Denton Senior Center has computers with Internet access and offers Senior specific legal advice thru monthly appointments with Mid Shore Pro Bono. MAP/SHIP/SMP provides information and assistance about Medicare and Medicare Savings programs, Social Security, Housing and Utility assistance information, Senior Care, In Home Care and much more. Please call for more information.