The Chamber is a networking, information and growth resource to businesses, non-profits, government institutions and other organizations, as well as interested individuals. There are several working committees for volunteers to serve on, including: Caroline Professionals Network; Scholarship Committee; Marketing and Member Services; Business and Education Partnership; Business and Government Partnership; and the Paddlefest Committee, among others. All Executive Committee and Board meetings are open to the membership.
Day Care providers meet together for support and training; also functions as a network of Caroline County providers; can inform parents of which providers have openings. Meetings are open to the public and are held the 3rd Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:30 PM . Meeting location at Choptank Electric Building, 24820 Meeting House Road, Denton, MD 21629
Animal care and control, animal rescue and rehabilitation, enforcement of local animal welfare laws and prosecution of animal cruelty, animal adoption, humane education programs, promoting responsible pet ownership. Spay and neuter program for County residents. Acts as a resource for people finding injured wildlife, such as birds or other animals, who want to know about agencies that provide wildlife rehabilitation. We are always looking for volunteers. Volunteers 14 or older may volunteer without a guardian. 10-14 year olds may volunteer with adult supervision. All volunteers must go through our volunteer orientation which is 9am the second Saturday of the month.
Eligibility: There are eligibility requirements for the spay/neuter program and also for adopting an animal. Visit the website or call the shelter for more information.
Make appointments for local office in cases of vacancy before terms of office are completed if the previous office holder was a Republican. Also make recommendations to the Governor for positions on the school board. The Republican Women's Club furthers the interests of the Republican organization, helps to raise money, and volunteers their services during political campaigns.
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.
Please note, the Caroline County Local Management Board is not a provider of services.
Runs the Meals on Wheels program, sponsors trips, has congregate meals, games, crafts, presentations, music, and blood pressure screening. Every Monday and Friday they take participants to the bank and shopping. Operates a program called SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program) that assists Medicare beneficiaries, including those disabled medicare beneficiaries under age 65. Volunteers accepted. Always in need of drivers for Meals on Wheels program. Wheelchairs are available to be borrowed. Occasionally offers classes on how to use iphones, ipads, and laptops.
Character Counts Mid Shore, Inc, is a non-profit (501C3) community-based organization that works to espouse positive character development in every aspect of life. Non-political and non-religious, the organization’s mission is to provide and implement a citizen-driven character enrichment program to all citizens in Talbot Dorchester and Caroline Counties.
Our message is based on the Six Pillars of Character – Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship. CCMS has partnerships with the public schools in Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester Counties.
Our program in the public schools is called Winners Walk Tall. Volunteers are recruited and trained to be Character Coaches that visit classrooms for 15 minutes every week with positive character messages, stories, and activities.
CCMS also holds an annual Laws of Life Essay Contest for middle and high school students to write essays reflecting on their use of one or more of the Six Pillars of Character. Cash prizes are awarded in addition to a $2500 scholarship.
Each year a graduating senior in each county is awarded a $1000 Citizenship scholarship.
CCMS is NOT funded by the school systems or any form of government.