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Thursday, September 12, 2019Community Event

Aging Into Medicare class

If you are getting ready to turn 65 in the next 6 months or will be going on Medicare soon, MAC’s new class, “Aging Into Medicare,” is for you!

Discussion will include how Medicare works, what it covers and when to apply. The free classes are open to anyone who wishes to attend. Classes will be repeated on a regular basis.

The next class will be held Thursday, Sept. 12, from 1-3 p.m. 

Registration is required as space is limited. For more information or to register, call Jennifer Johnson at 410-742-0505, Ext 113; or email her at jjohnson@macinc.org.


When:
Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:00 PM thru 03:00 PM
Where:
MAC Inc., Area Agency on Aging
909 Progress Circle
Salisbury, MD 2804
For More Info:
Jennifer Johnson
4107420505
jjohnson@macinc.org
www.macinc.org

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Thursday, September 12, 2019Business After Hours

Business After Hours Market Street Inn

 

Think you know all there is to know about Market Street Inn? Bet ya don’t!

Join us for the September Business After Hours where you can experience what’s new and what (for the past 18 years!) has made Market Street Inn a destination restaurant, community champion and major player in the revitalization of Downtown Salisbury.

 

  • Check out the new look in The Pub and The Porch (a great space to hold your next meeting, interview or business dinner!)
  • Meet owner Rob Mulford and the friendly Market Street Inn staff
  • Discover what the “Anti-Happy Hour” is about (Have you been missing out?!)
  • Check out Market Street Inn’s new and updated brunch, late night and catering menus
  • Enjoy butlered hors d’oeuvres, new menu samples and drink specials from the Anti-Happy Hour menu
  • Hear acoustic entertainment featuring Mike Dryden in The Pub
  • Get the scoop about their Fall and Winter 2019 nightly events
  • Win Market Street Inn gift card door prizes

When:
Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:

Market Street Inn

130 W Market Street Salisbury, MD 21801

RSVP:
For More Information:
Cathy Diekmann
410-749-0144
cdiekmann@salisburyarea.com

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Saturday, September 14, 2019Workshops

SNHS Homebuyers Education Workshop - En Español

SNHS Homebuyers Education Workshop - En Español
¿Parte de la comunidad española local y está pensando en comprar una casa y no sabe dónde comenzar o está en el proceso? Aproveche el taller de educación para compradores de vivienda de SNHS impartido en español.

Esta clase certificada por HUD incluye presentaciones del personal de SNHS y representantes locales sobre temas tales como:
- Saber lo que puede pagar
- Cómo obtener la pre-aprobación de un préstamo.
- Encontrar un agente de bienes raíces.
- Qué es una inspección de la casa

Cada asistente recibirá un certificado requerido para los productos de préstamo para compradores de vivienda por primera vez. Se proporcionará desayuno ligero y almuerzo en caja.

DEBE registrarse antes de asistir al taller ya que hay cupo limitado. Por favor inscríbase llamando a uno de nuestros consejeros al 410.543.4626.

When:
Saturday, September 14, 2019 8:30 AM thru 04:30 PM
Where:

St. Francis de Sales Church

Mercy House

535 Riverside Drive

Salisbury, MD 21801

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Sunday, September 15, 2019Community Event

Shakespeare at Pemberton Park

Shakespeare at Pemberton Park
The Brown Box Theatre will be performing William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure on the grounds of Pemberton Hall in Pemberton Park, 5561 Plantation Lane, Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.  The performance is FREE and open to the public.  Bring a blanket or lawn chairs for an evening performance under the stars.     


When:
Sunday, September 15, 2019 7:30 PM
Where:
 Pemberton Park, 5561 Plantation Lane, Salisbury, MD

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019Senior Activities

Explore options for pet burial

Do you have your ducks in a row -- or dogs, cats or other pets? On Tuesday, Sept. 17, beginning at 10 a.m., a representative from Springhill Memory Gardens will provide burial information for you and your furry friends, along with a free planning guide. This Mini Senior Training session will be held at MAC Inc., located at 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804, behind Holly Center on Snow Hill Road. It’s offered free of charge to anyone interested in attending, but advance registration is requested. Call 410-742-0505, ext. 100, or email registrar@macinc.org. 


When:
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 10:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:

MAC Inc., 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804, located off Snow Hill Road behind the Holly Center

For More Info:
Cindy Robinson
4107420505
cfr@macinc.org
www.macinc.org

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019Seminars/Training

Healthy Living with Hypertension

Learn how to better manage your high blood pressure! A Healthy Living with Hypertension workshop will be held at MAC on Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To register for this FREE interactive workshop, call 410-742-0505, ext. 159, or email jak@macinc.org.

When:
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 10:00 AM thru 12:30 PM
Where:
MAC Inc., 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804, located off Snow Hill Road behind the Holly Center.
For More Info:
Cindy Robinson
4107420505
cfr@macinc.org
www.macinc.org

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019Seminars/Training

Free Seminar: Tobacco Education

Do you know the different types of tobacco products emerging?

Join us to discuss: 

  • What makes tobacco and vaping so dangerous
  • Signs that your child may be vaping
  • Clarify the dangers of second-hand smoke
  • Identify smoking cessation resources available in the community
Presented by Priority Partners and Chesapeake Health Care

When:
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:30 AM thru 12:30 PM
Where:
Chesapeake Health Care
2nd Floor Conference Room
12145 Elm Street
Princess Anne, MD 21853
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019Chamber of Commerce

Marketing & Media Network

LinkedIn 101 – September 18, 2019

Join guest speaker, Jessica Koch – Nationally recognized LinkedIn expert, to learn how to properly set up a LinkedIn account for your business to maximize profits and the 5 most important steps to take to make LinkedIn work for you.

Using Offers to Drive Business – October 16, 2019

Learn how to craft the perfect offer for your business with clear, compelling value proposition. Often, companies focus their marketing efforts on features and functions rather than value. The right offer, with well formed value-centric marketing messages can improve marketing and sales results by as much as 47%.

How to Buy and Sell a Business 101 – November 20, 2019

Learn some insider strategies on how to scale your business to maximize its worth and how to identify the best businesses to purchases.

Emyth Workshop – January 2020 (TBD)

Join guest speaker, Eben Ostergaard – Former CEO of Emyth and Emyth Certified Business Coach, and learn How to Systemize Your Business to Maximize Your Time, Resources, and Life.

Systems are your stake in the ground. They are what allow your company to deliver consistent “wow” experiences to customers, reduce your dependency on individual people, and give you the control and freedom every business owner wants. Learn how to use systems to finally design your business the way YOU want it (and actually keep it that way.)


When:
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 9:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Chamber of Commerce
Registration:

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Thursday, September 19, 2019Senior Activities

Fall Prevention Day

Are you at risk of falling?

What you can do to prevent a fall?

Learn more at MAC's Fall Prevention Day 

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.

Free activities include: fall risk and blood pressure screenings, medication review (bring a list of all your medications) and informational vendors.

For more information, call 410-742-0505.


When:
Thursday, September 19, 2019 9:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MAC, Inc.
909 Prospect Circle
Salisbury, MD
For More Info:
Cindy Robinson
410-742-0505
cfr@macinc.org
www.macinc.org

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Thursday, September 19, 2019Chamber of Commerce

General Membership Luncheon

Wicomico Goes Purple in September - National Recovery Month

Wicomico Goes Purple is a collaboration between the Wicomico County Opioid Intervention Team and the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore.

This campaign strives to initiate conversations about the dangers of substance misuse and abuse and focuses on prevention, treatment and recovery resources available throughout our community.

Join us for the September General Membership Luncheon featuring Lori Brewster, Chief Health Officer for the Wicomico County Health Department.

Ms. Brewster's presentation regarding the Lower Eastern Shore opioid and addiction crisis will provide current data and answers to questions such as:

 

  • What is the issue?
  • Who is at risk?
  • Why are overdose deaths increasing?
  • What is the impact of the opioid crisis on our community?
  • What are we doing to address the issue?
  •  

    Lori Brewster has served as Wicomico County's Health Officer since 2008. She is responsible for oversight and management of public health programs, assessment, planning and service monitoring. Brewster earned a Bachelor of Science from Salisbury University and a Master of Science in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing from the University of Maryland.

    REGISTRATON IS REQUIRED

    Chamber Members - $25
    Non-Members - $35
    All Walk-Ins - $35


    When:
    Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:30 AM
    Where:
    Black Diamond Lodge
    219 S Fruitland Blvd.
    Fruitland, MD 21826
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    Thursday, September 19, 2019Ribbon Cuttings/Openings

    Chesapeake Health Care Open House

    Chesapeake Health Care Open House

    Join us for an Open House in our new Pocomoke Mental Health Office!

    Meet our therapists who will be available to talk about our mental health services and answer any questions you may have about our therapies. See our brand-new offices! We provide therapy for everyone, from children to adults. Learn about our innovative therapies, such as Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs (PRP, which will be available at this location soon), PTSD therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), play therapy, and more.  We'll have staff on-hand to sign updated paperwork if needed. Parents can also meet our School-based therapists who can answer questions about working with your child in a school-based setting. Light refreshments will be served.

    WHEN: Thursday, September 19, 2019

    TIME: 3 PM - 5 PM

    WHERE: 305 10th Street, Suite 103, Pocomoke City, MD 21851

    See you there!


    When:
    Thursday, September 19, 2019 3:00 PM
    Where:

    Chesapeake Health Care's Mental Health Office
    305 10th Street, Suite 103
    Pocomoke City, MD 21851

     

    For More Info:
    Ada M. Zant, LCPC-S, NCC
    410-651-2204
    azant@chesapeakehc.org
    www.ChesapeakeHC.org

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    Thursday, September 19, 2019Conference

    Deaf-Blind Conference: Preparedness Through the Lifespan

    September 19-20, 2019

    Presented by DILA and the Helen Keller National Center

    Second Bi-Annual Deaf-Blind Conference on preparedness across the lifespan for Deaf-Blind individuals.

    Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.

    In addition to the individuals themselves, service providers, family members, and friends of Deaf-Blind individuals are welcome to attend, and learn more about the resources and services available to them. 

    Pre-conference presentation 3:00pm-6:00pm on Thursday, September 19, 2019

    Friday, September 20, 2019, conference begins with breakfast for all attendees at 8:00 a.m.

    Breakout sessions throughout the day on Preparedness for the Deaf-Blind across their lifespan.

    Lunch will be provided.

    Cost is $25 per person and limited vendor space is available for $75.

    Please call 410 742 5052 V/TTY or 443 365 2645 VP for more information or go to event website to register.

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/deaf-blind-conference-preparedness-through-the-lifespan-tickets-69196040219?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR03MkZSS0SaZ9cnhCKR3CegMnEDgkjsuxCHcwCIbxw3WCVvhZ4sR8-6xbY


    When:
    from Thursday, September 19, 2019 3:00 PM
    thru Friday, September 20, 2019 4:00 PM
    Where:

    Wicomico Youth & Civic Center

    500 Glen Ave

    Salisbury, MD 21804 

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    Friday, September 20, 2019Runs/Rides/Walks

    Pemberton 24 - Festival of 5Ks

    How many 5Ks can you run in 24 hours? Find out at the Pemberton 24 - Festival of 5Ks, a new event that will be held from Friday-Saturday, Sept. 20-21. A  5K will start every hour on the hour for 24 hours. Runners can complete up to a total of 75 miles.

    The first 5K begins at 7 p.m. Friday, and the grounds open at 4 p.m. that day. 

    This event is a partnership between Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism and Algonquin Ultras Inc.

    Participants are invited to run as many 5Ks as they like, whether it's one, five or all 24.

    The course will be a 5K trail run at Pemberton Park. Camping will be available. Tents only; no electricity provided. There will also be a festival atmosphere, with food vendors, beer and music.

    Runners can compete as individuals or as part of a four-person team.

    The deadline to guarantee a shirt, upgrade to a long-sleeved shirt or reserve a camping spot is Aug. 31.    


    When:
    from Friday, September 20, 2019 4:00 PM
    thru Saturday, September 21, 2019 7:00 PM
    Where:

    Pemberton Historical Park

    5561 Plantation Lane

    Salisbury, MD 21801

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    Saturday, September 21, 2019Performances

    Comedy Hypnotist Marshal Manlove

    Comedy Hypnotist Marshal Manlove
    Get ready to laugh when Comedy Hypnotist Marshal Manlove comes to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center for a unique show on Saturday, Sept. 21. Dinner is included with the ticket; dinner begins at 5 p.m. and the show begins at 6:30 p.m. 

    When:
    Saturday, September 21, 2019 5:00 PM thru 08:30 PM
    Where:
    Wicomico Youth & Civic Center
    For More Info:
    Box Office
    410-548-4911

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    Monday, September 23, 2019Community Event

    Mended Hearts Support Group

    Learn how to best live with heart disease in this peer-to-peer group for heart patients,family members and caregivers. It meets the fourth Monday of the month, with breaks in the summer and in December.

    This program is free of charge.  

    When:
    Monday, September 23, 2019 3:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
    Where:

    Peninsula Regional Medical Center

    Avery W. Hall Educational Center, Waverly & Vine Streets

    Salisbury, Maryland.

    Parking available in Garage B.

      
    For More Info:
    PRMC
    410-543-7284

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    Tuesday, September 24, 2019Senior Activities

    U.S. Department of Agriculture offers resources for seniors

    On the rural lower Eastern Shore, the USDA can do more than inspect food. A representative from the USDA will be available to discuss low-cost loans to help with health and safety issues for seniors. This Mini Senior Training session will be held at MAC Inc., located at 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804, behind Holly Center on Snow Hill Road. It’s offered free of charge to anyone interested in attending, but advance registration is requested. Call 410-742-0505, ext. 100, or email registrar@macinc.org.


    When:
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019 10:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
    Where:
    MAC Inc., 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804
    For More Info:
    Cindy Robinson
    4107420505
    cfr@macinc.org
    www.macinc.org

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    Wednesday, September 25, 2019Senior Activities

    Caregiver Support Group

    Caregiver Support Group
    The next caregiver support group lunch meeting at MAC will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP by Sept. 23 by calling 410-742-0505, ext. 111. 

    When:
    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 12:00 PM thru 01:30 PM
    Where:
    MAC Inc., 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804
    For More Info:
    Cindy Robinson
    410-742-0505, ext 118
    cfr@macinc.org
    www.macinc.org

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    Wednesday, September 25, 2019Chamber of Commerce

    State Procurement 101

     

    Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

    State Procurement 101

     

    New to State Contracting?
     

    Start at the beginning. This class is for small businesses that have little or no knowledge of the state procurement process.

    We'll focus on common procurement terminology, examine how the state contracting arena operates, and provide resources to help you determine if pursuing work in the public sector would be beneficial to your company.
     

    Who Should Attend?
     

    Small business owners who want to assess the state contracting arena and gain a better understanding of the procurement process.
     

    What You Need to Know
     

    • There is no cost to attend
    • Seating is limited and advance registration is required
    • Bring a pen and paper to take notes
    • The class will be approximately 2 hours in length, with additional time for Q&A
       

    Instructor - Alison Tavik, Director of Communications, Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs 

     

      

    When:
    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
    Where:
    Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce
    144 E. Main Street
    Salisbury, MD 21803
    Register:
    There is no cost to attend.
    Seating is limited and advance registration is required.

    Register

    For More Information:
    LeVita Bragdon
    410-749-0144
    lbragdon@salisburyarea.com

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    Thursday, September 26, 2019Ribbon Cutting

    Ribbon Cutting SRNC / Genesis

    Salisbury Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (SRNC) has been serving the community since 1969! 

    One of the leading skilled nursing facilities in the region, SRNC offers short-stay, transitional and long-term care with specialized programs including memory support, cardiac management, palliative care and physical, occupational and speech therapy. 

    Join us for ribbon cutting to:

    • Meet their compassionate, dedicated staff – some of whom have been with SRNC since the beginning!
    • Tour their facility which includes spacious rooms, restaurant-style dining, gardens and a comfortable lounge to gather with friends and family
    • Hear the highlights that have contributed to FIFTY years of caring service 
    • Enjoy light fare and refreshments

    When:
    Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
    Where:
    Salisbury Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
    50th Anniversary Open House and Ribbon Cutting

    200 Civic Avenue
    Salisbury, MD 21804
    RSVP:
    For More Information:
    Cathy Diekmann
    410-749-0144 x103
    cdiekmann@salisburyarea.com

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    Thursday, September 26, 2019Ribbon Cutting

    Ribbon Cutting DVB & APPI

     

    Same Great Companies in New Locations!

     

    Delmarva Veteran Builders (DVB) and APPI Energy have both relocated their businesses, side-by-side on E. Market Street, downtown Salisbury.

     

    Founded in 2013 by Christopher Eccleston, DVB provides commercial design and construction solutions with the specific intent to provide quality construction jobs for local Delmarva veterans and a relentless pursuit to give back to the communities they serve. 


    Founded in 1996 by Walter Moore, APPI Energy provides data-driven procurement and integrated energy solutions to commercial and industrial customers in deregulated energy markets across the U. S. 


    Join us for a joint ribbon cutting to

     

    • Tour their new buildings and view personalized artwork 
    • Meet the great people who make up “Team DVB” and “Team APPI Energy” 
    • Enjoy tasty cuisine from Roadie Joe’s Restaurant 
    • Learn about their upcoming projects, superior customer service and how their downtown locations affirm their commitment to the local community
     
      

    When:
    Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:00 PM thru 06:00 PM
    Where:
    Delmarva Veteran Builders and APPI Energy

    120 and 112 E. Market Street
    Salisbury, MD 21801
    RSVP:
    For More Information:
    Cathy Diekmann
    410-749-0144 x103
    cdiekmann@salisburyarea.com

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