Chesapeake Charities celebrates those making a difference
Nearly 200 people attended Chesapeake Charities’ 4th annual Celebration of Charity Thursday afternoon, Nov. 14, at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville.
Chesapeake Charities is a community foundation that supports more than 90 nonprofits in the region that impact a wide range of charitable causes, including animal welfare, arts, education, health, human services and the environment. In the 15 years since Chesapeake Charities was founded, the organization has generated more than $25 million in investment and grant funding in eight counties: Queen Anne’s, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Caroline, Charles, Dorchester, Kent
Each year, the event recognizes people and organizations that are making a profound difference in their communities. This year, honorees included Claudia Boldyga as Volunteer of the Year; Compass Regional Hospice, Nonprofit of the Year; and Chesapeake Women’s Network, Philanthropist of the Year.
Source: The Kent Island Bay Times and Record Observer