Author: Devon Bistarkey

Rural Maryland Council Prosperity Investment Fund awards Benedictine $100K
03 Dec

The Rural Maryland Council Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) awards $100,000 grant to make necessary capital improvements to address health, safety and handicap-accessibility concerns in seven of Benedictine’s group homes in the Town of Easton and in Talbot and Caroline counties. The group homes provide community-based residential and learning-for-living support to individuals with multiple disabilities and […]

Benedictine’s Advocacy Coalition of the Eastern Shore was honored with a visit by Dept. Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor
30 Nov

Benedictine’s Advocacy Coalition of the Eastern Shore, or A.C.E.S, was honored with a visit by Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor, Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, along with Eastern Shore Outreach Coordinator, Ryan Snow during the group’s meeting on Nov. 27th at the Employment Resource Center on Benedictine’s campus in Ridgely, Md. Visitors from the Governor’s […]

Benedictine receives $5k MDTAP grant to increase student access to reading and tech
13 Nov

The Benedictine School strives to help students, from throughout the Eastern Shore and the state of Maryland, reach their greatest potential and navigate life as independently as possible. A $5,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Disabilities Technology Assistance Program, or MDTAP, is helping to give those students access to adaptive reading materials and educational technology. […]

Benedictine Charity Golf Classic raises over $31k
22 Oct

The Benedictine Foundation hosted their annual Charity Golf Classic on Friday, Oct. 19, at Hog Neck Golf Course, drawing nearly 80 golfers and raising $ 31, 675. Funds raised directly support Benedictine’s mission to help children and adults with developmental disabilities achieve their greatest potential. Over the past 30 years, the tournament has raised close […]

Area businesses receive Governor’s Citation during National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month
02 Oct

Secretary of the Maryland Department of Disabilities, Carol Beatty, on behalf of Governor Larry Hogan, recognized Homestead Manor in Denton, Md., and Home Depot in Annapolis for striving to increase inclusive community work opportunities for individuals with disabilities. “During National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month, and all year long, we want to highlight how employers are […]

The Chesapeake Classic Car Club held their monthly Summer cruise-in Saturday, Aug. 4 at Chick-fil-a in Easton, Md raising funds for Benedictine. CCCC hosts a cruise-in on the first Saturday of every month in the summer, beginning with a Spring Car Show and culminating with a Fall Car Show at the Elks Lodge in Easton, […]

Annual Art Show displays creative talents of students
01 Aug

The Benedictine School’s 2018 Art Show featured pottery, pointillism and lettering works by students. Winners were announced for each category. “Our students are so creative and talented. Especially when given opportunities like this,” said Education Director, Julie Hickey.  “Congratulations to them all and a big thanks to Emily Whelan for making it all possible.” 

17th Annual Chrome City Ride raises $118K
30 Jul

More than 2100 classic cars, street rods and motorcycles from six rally points across Maryland, and in Delaware, thundered onto the Benedictine campus in Ridgely, Md., for Chrome City Ride on Sunday, July 29. The 17th annual ride raised over $118,000 to support the more than 200 children and adults with disabilities served by Benedictine. […]