Author: Devon Bistarkey

Benedictine announces the appointments of Duane E. Zentgraf and Theresa Bradley to Board of Directors
07 Aug

Benedictine, an organization that cares for more than 200 children and adults with developmental disabilities, announced the appointments of Duane E. Zentgraf and Theresa Bradley to its board of directors. Mr. Zentgraf, president, and CEO of U.S. Utility Corporation has been involved in and owned various residential land development and commercial projects in Maryland and […]

2017 Chrome City Ride raises $121,000 for Benedictine Foundation
07 Aug

2017 Chrome City Ride raises $121,000 for Benedictine Foundation Ridgely campus welcomes 2,000 spectators and participants Photo Album The Benedictine Programs and Services’16th Annual Chrome City Ride broke previous years’ attendance records and raised $121,000 for the school’s Annual Fund. The Annual Fund helps support tuition assistance, program support and capital projects that directly benefit […]

Internship opportunities available at Benedictine
27 Jan

Internships enable you to take your career for a test drive! APPLY ONLINE Social Media and Event Planning Intern Benedictine seeks a creative intern with strong knowledge of the social media landscape and an interest in learning best practices for fundraising events planning. Responsibilities will include drafting a variety of external communications & social media […]

Sweetly Made Caters to Valentine’s Day Shoppers
19 Jan

Sweetly Made Bakery, located on Main Street in Denton’s historic district, is a Benedictine business that employs and provides job training for adults with disabilities. In addition to helping prepare freshly made cookies, cakes and breads and handmade gift store items, adults gain community work experience. As a part of Benedictine’s Adult Services employment and […]

NADSP Training
10 Jan

Team training at it’s best! Over 50 direct care residential and vocational staff and 20 front-line managers received National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) training. The trainings occurred over a four day period held at Benedictine and Chesterwye made possible through a Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF) grant Chesterwye received. NADSP Code […]

Opening Doors to the Business World
27 Dec

When Abby, age 20, needed to gain valuable job skills after graduating from high school, she turned to Benedictine’s Supported Employment Hospitality Training Program to help he transition into her new job with Marriott’s Fairfield Inn & Suites in Easton, Maryland. Through a referral from Maryland’s Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), Abby was able to […]

20 Dec

ANNAPOLIS DONOR SHARES HIS STORY Gordon Schaaf, 82 of Annpolis, says his middle name is “Tenacious.” A retired Navy pilot and Benedictine donor, Schaaf has embraced the aging process, learning to snow ski at age 45; scuba diving at age 66, and riding a motorcycle at age 72. He comments, “I start late, but I […]

Benedictine awarded Freas Foundation grant to develop multi-sensory environment
14 Dec

Benedictine awarded Freas Foundation grant to develop multi-sensory environment Benedictine received $7,500 to fund a Multi-Sensory Environment Center on the School’s campus in Ridgely, Maryland. The grant, awarded by the Freas Foundation of Julian, Pa., will support the purchase of various therapeutic equipment needs for the creation of the Center. A sensory learning environment will […]

Scott Evans Graduates from Leadership Maryland
13 Dec

Benedictine School for Exceptional Children Executive Director and Church Hill resident recognized at December 6 ceremony Leadership Maryland announced today that Scott W. Evans, Executive Director of the Benedictine School for Exceptional Children, recently completed the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community […]