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Stocking the Shore

Oct 25, 2011 07:33PM ● By Anonymous

The event took place at the Talbot County home of Gale and Henry Petronis named Normandie, Proceeds raised go toward benefiting the children and adults served by the CBMM’s educational and boat restoration programs.


(Left to right) Jack Antwerpen, Lawrence Meyer, and Delores Antwerpen.

(Left to right) Greg Devou, Boating Party Committee Member Debi Devou, Cindy Franzoni, Jim Franzoni, and VP of Chef’s Expressions Paul Kountz.

(Left to right) Barbara Rossotti, Charles Rossotti, Rick Scobey, CBMM Governor Bruce Ragsdale, Stocking the Stores Sponsor Mary Lou Peters, CBMM Governor Dick Kimberly, and CBMM Vice-Chair Joe Peters.

(Left to right) Barbara Rossotti, Charles Rossotti, Rick Scobey, CBMM Governor Bruce Ragsdale, Stocking the Stores Sponsor Mary Lou Peters, CBMM Governor Dick Kimberly, and CBMM Vice-Chair Joe Peters.

Chrome City Ride
Benedictine School, Caroline County

On July 13, the 10th Annual Chrome City Ride for Benedictine took place in Caroline County. The event features motorcycles and classic cars that ride in escorted convoys to the Benedictine School in Caroline County. Attendees gather to raise funds for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Sofia F. and Jim Godbold aka “The Rockin’ Elvis.”

Student Scholars
Dorchester General Hospital

In mid July the Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary’s Nursing Grant Committee presented nursing students with scholarships who have met its high standards of academic excellence and passionate for the medical industry. (Left center) Carol Lynn Dickerson of Berlin, a student at Wor-Wic Community College, received a $750 grant. (Right center) Lauren Davis of Denton, a student at Chesapeake College, received a $500 grant.

(Left to right) Debbie Thomas, Jean Baker, Carol Lynn Dickerson, Lauren Davis, Bobbie Rimpo, and Suzanne Press.

Hospice of Queen Anne’s
Recognition Ceremony, Grasonville

On June 20th, Hospice of Queen Anne’s (HQA)—a nonprofit organization that offers one-of-a-kind care for individuals in the advanced stages of illness—was honored for its stellar reputation and scope of influence among its industry. HQA was chosen for recognition by the publication Exclusively Series, who also hosted the special awards ceremony and dinner at Annie’s Paramount Steaks with Jordan Publishing, Inc.

Hospice of Queen Anne’s Executive Director Heather Guerieri and hospice patient Jane Kaderly.

Mary Mack.

(Top, left to right) Colleen Thomas, Kenda Leager, Heather Guerieri, Doug Kawakami, and Roxie Marx. (Bottom, left to right) Rhonda Knotts and Marilynn Grossman.

Photography Showcase
KIFA Gallery, Stevensville

Kent Island Federation of Arts (KIFA) hosted its 15th Annual Photography Show on July 14th at its gallery in Stevensville. The free show displays more than 100 amateur and professional photographers and is one of the organization’s largest events and fundraisers. Entrance fees and cash prizes go toward the artists, as KIFA’s mission is to develop and allocate resources to provide gallery and studio space, instruction, art shows, and events for the community.

(Left to right) Dog owner Geoff Riefe, dog Theo, and photographer Dale Hall.

Youth winner Zoe Katz (right) and her brother Ethan (left).

Tree of Lights Fundraiser
Shore Regional Cancer Center, Easton

The Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s 27th Annual Tree of Lights Fundraiser, held in July, raised $7,000 to purchase a brand new C-Qual Breastboard for the Shore Regional Cancer Center’s Requard Radiation Oncology Center in Easton. The C-Qual Breastboard is most often used for treating breast cancer patients, but can also be used for lung, cervical, spine, head, and neck treatments.

(Left to right) Radiation Therapy Technologist Kathleen Stalfort, auxiliary volunteer and coordinator of the Tree of Life fundraiser Nancy Espenhorst, and Radiation Therapy Technologist Diane Soone.

Plein Air-mazing
Eastern Shore landscape

The scorching heat didn’t stop local and international artists from participating in the 7th Annual Plein Air Competition & Arts Festival in Easton from July 18–24. Artists set up along roadsides, waterlines, gardens, and streets to capture different points of view of the Eastern Shore, as well as network and sell their work. This juried event awarded more than $16,000 in prize money in 2010.

Bryan Mark Taylor of California won First Prize in Quick Draw for his painting “Dover Street.”

Maxine and Bill Millar.

Fashion Show for Charity
Robin Hood Shop, Cambridge

The Robin Hood Shop, an apparel resale store located in Cambridge, held its annual Robin Hood Fashion Show in July and donated proceeds to the Dorchester General Hospital (DGH). Women that modeled on the runway were all DGH Auxiliary volunteers and showcased suits, causal wear, festive blouses, and more.

Jo Ann Dixon.

Pat Dean.

Yoshi Smith.