A civic organization which focuses on providing service to visually impaired children. To this end, the club performs regular vision screenings at community events and schools. Will assist needy children in obtaining eyeglasses. Accepts donations of used eyeglasses. Drop-off at the town office and every bank in Federalsburg. Meetings are 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 6:30pm at the Union United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 301 North Main Street in Federalsburg.
Undertakes a variety of gardening and landscaping projects throughout the county. Some yearly and ongoing projects include: creating Christmas wreaths and participating in the lighting of the Courthouse Green in Denton,and landscaping the log cabin in Greensboro, the Museum of Rural Life, and the Courthouse Green. The club is available for consultation on a variety of gardening issues. Holds monthly meeting every 2nd Friday, September through May. Most meetings are held at Caroline County Public Library. If schools are closed that day due to inclement weather, then the meeting is cancelled.
Girl Scouts serves girls throughout the Delmarva Peninsula. The Girl Scout Leadership Experience is girl-driven, reflecting the ever-changing needs and interest of participating girls. It provides girls with a wide variety of leadership opportunities. The program encourages increased skill-building and responsibility, and also promotes the development of strong leadership and decision-making skills.
Denise Eberspeaker, Chief Development Officer
East Park Professional Center, 1346 Belmont Avenue
The Lions Club sponsors a Vision Program that helps to pay for eye screening and glasses for needy people in Greensboro. Call or write for an application. Also sponsors a little league team, a soccer team, organizes the Little Miss Greensboro contest, sporting clay tournaments, an Easter egg hunt and games for families on the 4th of July at Bilbrough Park in Greensboro. The Club has two planned chicken barbecues every year, plus other events and they donate money to Lions Vision research and other charities. We are proud to serve the community by providing eye exams and glasses to those in need. We also provide a Ball Park which has a Softball field, Little League Field, Horse Shoe Pits and a Pavilion for the use of the community.
Meetings are held the 1st Thurs. of every month at old Choptank Electric building (Bus 404 & Rte 328) in Denton, MD. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the meeting begins at 7 PM. If schools are closed that day due to inclement weather, then the meeting is canceled. Guest speakers present on different aspects of quilting. Every year the group picks a service project to work on for the community. Please contact us for more information.
The local Ruritan Clubs hold fundraisers and do community service projects to better their communities which they serve. You can help by your community's club by attending their fundraisers or by becoming a member. The club meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 7 PM at Union United Methodist Church in Federalsburg. For contact information see our website.
The League of Women voters promotes political responsibility and active participation in the affairs of government. The League observes, monitors, studies, discusses, educates, lobbies and testifies on issues of local, state and national import. The League also provides voter registration services for special groups. We are available to conduct candidate forums in municipalities, if requested. During the November election time period, they put out Voter Guides in the local newspapers, libraries, and schools in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties.
Buys eyeglasses for needy children. Sponsors little league team and provides holiday food baskets for needy families. Holds various fundraisers, including chicken BBQ's and selling funnel cakes at community events. Supports national and international work of the Lions Club, such as the Lions Eye Bank and leader-dog training program. Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM from Sept.-June at the Marydel Community Hall on Main St. in Marydel. Meeting room available for public use. Seats 100; chairs and long folding tables available. Kitchen facility available. Can be used for meetings, receptions, and banquets. Adequate parking in front of building and on street. Handicapped-accessible. For fees and to reserve, call Patty Boggs at 410-438-3307.