Author: Devon Bistarkey

Community Services & Training Center: Opening doors in the community
26 Jan

Easton Office Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Easton, Md. – Business partners, community officials and members of Talbot County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the expansion of Benedictine Programs & Services in Easton at the Community Services and Training Center office  during a ribbon cutting ceremony, Jan. 25, 2018.  About the Center: At Benedictine, we are dedicated to […]

Let us make your season merry! The B Blossoms Garden Center has fresh wreaths available. Call and order today at 410-364-9650 or stop by – don’t forget we also have a great selection of handmade holiday gifts such as candy grams, hand stenciled cards and more! Make sure to look for our us at The Peoples […]

Life with A Child with ASD, One Mother’s View
14 Nov

Raising a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) isn’t always easy, and you shouldn’t feel that taking care of yourself is an act of selfishness—it’s a necessity. Because, being emotionally strong will not only better prepare you to care for your child but also give you the focus and understanding you need when your child […]

Benedictine: A legacy of Care
09 Nov

Benedictine: A legacy of Care  Along a winding road in Caroline County dotted with farm fields not far from Tuckahoe State Park on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, a small brick entrance reads Sisters of St. Benedict. The burgundy buttress marks the start of a long tree-lined drive – culminating in the campus of Benedictine Programs and Services. […]

Benedictine recognizes employers during National Disability Employment Month
23 Oct

Nationwide campaign takes place each October Each October, the support community for adults with disabilities participates in National Disability Employment Awareness Month to bring attention to the employment needs and contributions of individuals with a range of disabilities.   For the staff at Benedictine’s Community Services and Training Center in Easton, Md., providing employment support […]

Benedictine employee receives governor’s citation
22 Sep

Every day, direct support professionals touch the lives of those for whom they care. The more than 200 DSPs who work for Benedictine Programs and Services are no exception. On Thursday, Sept. 21, in honor of Direct Support Professional Week in Maryland, Carol A. Beatty, secretary of the Maryland Department of Disabilities, visited Benedictine to […]

A Father’s Love … a lasting legacy
29 Aug

Joey Colburn, one of Benedictine’s first students, thrived in sports and life A father’s love can go beyond what he ever fathomed he could feel for his child. This was the case for James “Jim” Colburn, whose son, Joey, was born with Down Syndrome in 1957 in Baltimore.  According to a eulogy given this year […]

Marinucci joins CBMM’s Charity Boat Donation program
14 Aug

Photo & story provided by CBMM Dominic Marinucci of Ridgely, Md., has joined the staff of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., as a Seasonal Boat Cleaner with the Charity Boat Donation Program. CBMM’s Charity Boat Donation Program accepts and sells all manner of craft year-round to support the nonprofit’s education, curatorial, and boatbuilding programs.  Marinucci receives vocational […]