Category: Press Releases

News and updates from our Easton businesses and local organizations.

May 26
Third Annual ECAS High School Choral Competition Results Announced

Easton Choral Arts Society’s Third Annual High School Choral Competition took place in the Talbot County Auditorium at Easton High School on February 29. Sincethe results of the Competition took a backseat to pandemic news around the world, the organization recently announced the winners of that Choral Competition.  Taking First Place, with a prize of $2500, was […]

May 14
Chesapeake Music Presents Virtual Virtuosi! A Virtual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival 2020

Chesapeake Music celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival this June with an exciting, virtual festival. Internationally-known Artistic Directors, Marcy Rosen and Catherine Cho have put together a wonderful series of concerts to bring extraordinary music to our audience, given stay-at-home restrictions caused by COVID-19.  It is a pleasure to welcome back the distinguished […]

May 05
AAM Reaches Out to Students to Encourage Creative Learning During Pandemic

The Academy Art Museum in Easton is reaching out to students and their families through its “Art at Home” weekly emails that feature creative ways for students and families to engage in art virtually through activities posted to the Museum’s website. Weekly family art projects are designed to be low-cost and feature easily-available materials. Projects […]

Apr 29
Sprout launches “Farm to Friends” to support local farmers during COVID-19 pandemic

Farming is the backbone of our nation as well as our local community. The supply chain from farmers to consumers has been interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sprout chef, Wes Sampson, was inspired by friends in the food industry that have been negatively impacted by the current circumstances. He has developed the program “Farm to […]

Apr 27
Talbot Community Connections Mounts Sign Campaign to Thank Talbot County

Talbot Community Connections (TCC), a nonprofit arm of Talbot County Department of Social Services (DSS), has the mission to raise and distribute funds to help keep families together, support children in foster care, and support the elderly so they can remain independent, safe, and healthy members of our communities. During COVID-19, the Talbot County DSS […]

Apr 24
Aphena Pharma Solutions Plans Easton Manufacturing Expansion

Aphena Pharma Solutions, an industry leading organization that provides packaging and manufacturing solutions for the medical industry, is planning to expand its pharmaceutical manufacturing operations in the Town of Easton. The company, which currently operates within a 110,000 square foot facility at 7978 Industrial Park Road, is purchasing an additional 54,000 square foot facility adjacent […]

Apr 22
Enter the World of Our Filmmakers through CFF, In Residence

Through Facebook Live, you can visit with the filmmakers of the Chesapeake Film Festival at home. Introducing CFF, In Residence, a new series that connects you with our filmmakers while we all stay at home during the pandemic. They’ll discuss their interest in storytelling, voice overs, behind-the-scenes and much more. See them in their element […]

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Apr 20
For All Seasons Offers Facebook Live Concert in Recognition of Denim Day

In light of social distancing and the cancellation of large public events, For All Seasons has rethought its annual Denim Day Event event for April to recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month. As the only Rape Crisis Center on the Mid Shore, For All Seasons Behavioral Health & Rape Crisis is hosting its first Facebook Live […]

Apr 16
The Plein Air Painters of The Chesapeake Bay Begin Their Painting Season, Virtually!

Long before the news was all COVID-19 all the time, the three-person steering committee of the Plein Air Painters of the Chesapeake Bay (PAPCB) met for a winter lunch and planning session. Each floated their ideas, they made a weekly schedule, and agreed who would contact which property owners for permission to paint on their […]

Apr 15
Neighborhood Service Center & The Milestone Give Away 400 Easter Baskets

On Saturday, April 11, the Neighborhood Service Center partnered with The Milestone in Easton to give away Easter baskets to 400 children in their first Drive-Thru Easter Basket Giveaway.  The event was held in the parking lot at Easton High School to help local families celebrate the Easter holiday during this time of social distancing.  […]