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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, 2019Community Event

    Bingomania

    Bingomania
    Bingomania, the Eastern Shore’s largest bingo cash prize event, returns to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Saturday, Sept. 21. Doors open at 5 p.m. for early bird games, and regular games begin at 7:30 p.m. 

    Admission to Bingomania includes all regular and special games, including the Jumbo Jackpot Game. Regular game payouts are $500, while special games will pay out $1,000. The Jumbo Jackpot Game pays a maximum of $10,000 depending upon attendance. Attendees must be 18 or older.

    Increase your chances of winning and help a local food bank at the same time by bringing three nonperishable food items to the event. Those who do will receive three additional cards for the first early bird game.

    Tickets are $45 per person in advance and $55 per person at the door; fees may apply to ticket prices. All proceeds benefit the Mardela Middle and High School Bands.

    There are 10 early bird games starting at 6 p.m. Early bird games are $1 for one card or $5 for six cards. 

    For more information, contact the Mardela Band-Aides at 410-677-5170.


    When:
    Saturday, September 21, 2019 5:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
    Where:
    Wicomico Youth & Civic Center
    500 Glen Ave.
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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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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    Friday, September 27, 2019Community Event

    Paint Night: Sunflowers

    Paint Night: Sunflowers

    MAC's last Paint Night for 2019 will be held Friday, Sept. 27, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

    The painting will feature sunflowers!

    Cost is $35 and includes a light meal, with beverages and dessert, plus instruction and all supplies needed to create a finished painting.

    Reservations are due Sept. 25.

    For more information or to reserve a spot, call Je'Nelle Brown at 410-742-0505 ext. 110, or email her at jbrown@macinc.org.


    When:
    Friday, September 27, 2019 5:30 PM thru 08:30 PM
    Where:

    MAC, Inc.

    909 Prospect Circle

    Salisbury, MD

    For More Info:
    Je'Nelle Brown
    410-742-0505
    jbrown@macinc.org
    www.macinc.org

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    Tuesday, October 01, 2019Seminars/Training

    What is an Annuity?

    Learn everything you ever wanted to know about annuities and how they work at a free mini session on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 10 a.m. at MAC Inc. The program is free but registration is required. Call 410-742-0505 to register. All ages are welcome. MAC is located at 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804, behind the Holly Center off Snow Hill Road.

    When:
    Tuesday, October 01, 2019 10:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
    Where:
    MAC Inc., 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804, located behind the Holly Center off Snow Hill Road
    For More Info:
    Cindy Robinson
    4107420505
    cfr@macinc.org
    www.macinc.org

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    Wednesday, October 02, 2019Chamber of Commerce

    DLRR Minimum Wage Workshop

     


    The $15.00 State Minimum wage is now the law of the land. The regulations, reporting requirements, and mandated penalties will be the focus of this workshop.


    Who Should Attend?


    Small and mid-sized business owners and business benefits professionals should attend.


    What You Need to Know


    • There have been significant changes to the Maryland minimum wage in the 2019 legislative session
    • Minimum wage rates will increase beginning January 2020
    • Changes to exemptions went into effect June 1, 2019
    • Restaurant with tipped employees Changes to exemptions went into effect June 1, 2019 will have changes to the way wages are reported on pay stubs

    Presented by: Matthew Helminiak, Commissioner of Labor and Industry, Maryland Department of Labor


    These new laws will affect EVERY employer. Make sure you are INFORMED and PROTECTED! RSVP today!


    When:
    Wednesday, October 02, 2019 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
    Where:

    Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce
    144 E. Main Street Salisbury, MD 21803

    RSVP:
    There is no cost to attend.
    Seating is limited and advance registration is required.
    Bring a lunch, beverages will be provided.

    RSVP

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

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    Wednesday, October 02, 2019Community Event

    Walk Maryland Day

    Show & Go Walk

    Wear your Maryland colors (or bring a flag)! 

    For more information call 410-219-7483  


    When:
    Wednesday, October 02, 2019 12:30 PM
    Where:
    Salisbury Amphitheater 
    For More Info:
    Cara Rozaieski
    410-219-7483
    cara.rozaieski@maryland.gov

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    Thursday, October 03, 2019Senior Activities

    Community for Life Open House

    Learn more about the Wicomico Community for Life at an open house, to be held Thursday, Oct. 3, from 1-3 p.m., at MAC’s Richard A. Henson Wellness Center gym. Community for Life offers innovative options for safe and healthy aging for seniors who live in Wicomico County and wish to remain living independently in their homes. The membership program includes personalized services, including transportation assistance, and home maintenance and safety assessments, and referrals to community services as needed. For more information, call 410-742-0505.

    When:
    Thursday, October 03, 2019 1:00 PM thru 03:00 PM
    Where:
    MAC Inc.
    For More Info:
    Cindy Robinson
    4107420505
    cfr@macinc.org
    www.macinc.org

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    Thursday, October 03, 2019Business After Hours

    BAH Hampton Inn & Suites Ocean City Bayfront

     

    Summer may be over, but you can still enjoy a little get-away to Ocean City!  General Manager, Chelsey Jones and the exceptional hospitality team at the Hampton Inn & Suites Bayfront and Convention Center have planned a party especially for Chamber of Commerce members – aka Business After Hours. (Yes, it will be worth the drive!)

     

    Come and Jive on “Island Time” includes:

     

    • Live Reggae music and networking with a beautiful Sunset View over the Isle of Wight 
    • Light fare catered by Dinner Express
    • Complimentary beer and wine plus cash bar cocktails at the Tiki Bar
    • Property tours every 30 minutes
    • Fabulous Door Prizes – 10,000 Hilton Honors Points (also redeemable on Amazon) and One (free night!) Certificate to their property
       

    Why Not Stay the Night?!

     

    Click this link to VIP Chamber Rate of only $59! (Rate good for October 3, 2019 only)

     

    Room Booking Link

    https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hp/reservation/book.htm?inputModule=HOTEL&ctyhocn=OCEBSHX&spec_plan=CHHSAC&arrival=20191003&departure=20191004&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

    ** Remember to bring some cash to support the 50/50 drawing to fund the SACC/Wor-Wic Community College Scholarship**


    When:
    Thursday, October 03, 2019 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
    Where:

    Hampton Inn & Suites Ocean City Bayfront and Convention Center

    4301 Coastal Highway

    Ocean City, MD 21842

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

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    Thursday, October 03, 2019Senior Activities

    Forum: The Building Blocks of Medicare

    “The Building Blocks of Medicare: An Educational Forum,” will be presented Thursday, Oct. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Cambridge Library, meeting room.

     

    The program will offer basic information on Medicare and should be of particular interest to:

    =       Anyone who is now on Medicare

    =       Anyone who will soon be on Medicare (turning age 65

    =       Anyone who plans to be on Medicare in the future

    Presented by the League of Women Voters, speakers will include:

    =       Michelle Parker, coordinator of the State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) at MAC

    =       Mary Handley from Delmarva Community Services in Cambridge and

    =       Jim Laverty from Mullaney Insurance in Cambridge

    For more information, call Jennifer Johnson at MAC, at 410-742-0505, ext. 113.


    When:
    Thursday, October 03, 2019 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
    Where:

    Dorchester County Public Library

    303 Gay St., Cambridge, MD 21613

    For More Info:
    Jennifer Johnson
    410-742-0505 ext. 113
    cfr@macinc.org
    www.macinc.org

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