For Immediate Release December 19, 2022

The University of Maryland Chester River Health Foundation's 2022 annual appeal will benefit several projects at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown including the continued development of the Aging & Wellness Center, the acquisition of a second chemistry analyzer and a hematology analyzer for the lab, and scholarships for advanced training and education for team members. Funds will also be used to help complete the renovation of the courtyard, a secure outdoor space used by patients and team members for meals, meditation and occasional meetings.

"The hospital is a vital resource for our community," said Maryann Ruehrmund, CFRE, Executive Director, UM Chester River Health Foundation. "Please consider what it means to you, your family, neighbors and friends, and join me in making a gift before December 31."

Gifts to UM Chester River Health Foundation can be made online at, or by mail to: UM Chester River Health Foundation, 100 Brown Street, Chestertown, Maryland, 21620. For more information, contact Maryann Ruehrmund at 410-822-1000, ext. 5481.