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Bosom Buddies Charities Supports Purchase of New Ultrasound System at UM Shore Regional Health’s Clark Comprehensive Breast Center

November 01, 2022
Six people stand in front of a sign that reads, "October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Best Protection is Early Detection."
During the last week of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bosom Buddies Charities presented a gift of $28,000 to UM Memorial Hospital Foundation to benefit the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center. Presented by Bosom Buddies Charities Chair Claudia Boldyga, the donation supports the purchase of a new Terason ultrasound system used in diagnosing breast cancer and other breast conditions.

Construction Moves Forward on UM Shore Medical Center’s Aging & Wellness Center in Chestertown

October 25, 2022
Renovations are now underway at University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown’s medical office building, as the hospital advances its plans to establish a dedicated Aging & Wellness Center. The first phase of the project concentrates primarily on the second floor, making room for the relocation of several specialty practices (now located at Philosopher’s Terrace in Chestertown) at the end of this year.

Ruehrmund Recertified as a Certified Fund Raising Executive

October 24, 2022
Maryann Ruehrmund, Executive Director, UM Chester River Health Foundation, has been recertified as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) by CFRE International. Ruehrmund joins over 5,500 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation.

UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 18, 2022
Eight people are standing in the shade on a brick walkway, under a tree, with pink ribbons to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month hanging on the tree.
Team members at University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown joined forces last week to highlight October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Representatives of The Leh Women’s Center, The Chester River Health Foundation, Rural Health Care Transformation, Radiology, Mobile Wellness and Surgery were on hand for a brief ceremony at the “pink ribbon tree” in Chestertown’s Memorial Park. The tree was chosen and decorated with assistance from the Chestertown Garden Club and the Town of Chestertown.

UM Shore Regional Health Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 10, 2022
Five people stand in front of a tree with pink ribbons hung on the branches to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Last week’s ceremony at the “pink ribbon tree” in the front entrance circle of UM Shore Medical Center at Easton marked the kickoff of University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s annual celebration of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.