Author: Devon Bistarkey

Celebrating 60 years video premiere
26 Apr

We were scheduled to gather this weekend to celebrate Benedictine’s 60th anniversary. In light of the current crisis our plans have obviously changed. Now, more than ever, we need positive stories of hope and miracles. Sister Jeannette used to say miracles happen every day at Benedictine. I hope this video gives all of us a […]

Social Worker Month: Meet Ms. Nancy
27 Mar

Meet Ms. Nancy: Social Worker Month each March is a time to celebrate Benedictine’s dedicated Case Management team and the valuable profession of social work. Our team of social work professionals hold a key role in connecting students, families, and staff in all areas of programming. Meet Nancy Morris, a social worker who has been […]

Social Worker Month: Meet Ms. Laura
23 Mar

Meet Ms. Laura Mitchell, a social worker who started her passion for helping students here at Benedictine seven years ago. On her career path, she first earned her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education and later Master’s in Social Work at Salisbury University.   “The best part of my job is helping students build independence in their […]

Spring Benefit 2020 Update
18 Mar

A message from Spring Benefit Event Co-Chairs: We’re sad to announce today that our Spring Benefit and all related activities scheduled for the weekend of April 24-25 have been cancelled. Many of us look forward to this annual gathering of our community, and while this decision is disappointing it is being made out of an abundance […]

Easton couple donates accessible van and motorized wheelchair to Benedictine
25 Nov

Paul and Holly Fine of Easton, Md. recently donated a wheelchair-accessible van and a motorized wheelchair to Benedictine, to help meet the transportation needs of the children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities served by the organization. The multi-passenger van will be used to transport individuals to medical appointments, vocational and recreational activities. “We […]

Benedictine receives Excellence in Media Award
20 Nov

The Maryland Chapter of the National Rehabilitation Association on Friday, Nov. 8, recognized Benedictine communication manager Devon Bistarkey with the Excellence in Media Award at the 2019 Maryland Rehabilitation Conference. The award is presented to an individual or organization for an outstanding record of portraying people with disabilities and their life experiences in a realistic […]