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Towne Spotlight: Local Business and Community News of the Eastern Shore January 2017

Jan 16, 2017 12:12PM ● By Nicole Gould

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum named 2016’s Best Small Marina by MarinaLife Boaters

MarinaLife recently announced the winners of its seventh annual Best Marina contest, with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s marina receiving 2016’s Best Small Marina award. Votes were made by boaters nationwide for their favorite marinas in the over-100 and under-100 slip categories.

With 40 slips along the St. Michaels harbor and the Miles River, CBMM’s marina is within walking distance of shops and restaurants in St. Michaels’ historic district, and offers recently upgraded electric, climate-controlled showers, free Wi-Fi, pump-out services, and other amenities to members.

Compass Regional Hospice Welcomes Six New Patient Care Volunteers

Volunteers who recently completed the training are (left to right) standing Evangeline Pinkney, Centreville; Jacqueline Poyle, Centreville; Pat Whitehill, Centreville; Sharyn Eyre, Stevensville; seated Paula Wagner, Stevensville; and Georgia Stanford, Queen Anne.
In October, residents from Queen Anne’s County completed the three-day Compass Regional Hospice patient volunteer training program. Completion of this training qualifies these volunteers to provide emotional support and practical assistance to hospice patients, families, and caregivers in their homes, in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and in the residential hospice centers in Centreville and Denton.

Schooner SULTANA Wins Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race

Chestertown’s own schooner SULTANA was the winner of this year’s Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race, an annual charity event benefiting the Chesapeake Bay Foundation that features up to 30 schooners racing the length of the Bay from Baltimore to Portsmouth. SULTANA completed the roughly 130-mile race in less than 24-hours, winning prestigious AA class on corrected time.

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