Each Thursday, the Kent County News posts a list of the upcoming government meetings for the week.

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health joined the Living Legacy Foundation in dedicating a rose for the 2020 Donate Life Rose Parade Float to honor the patients and their families who have given the gifts of life and hope as organ, eye or tissue donors.

CHESTERTOWN — Kent County Economic Development Director Jamie Williams has earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer, a national recognition that denotes a mastery of skills in economic development, professional attainment and a commitment to personal and professional growth, ac…

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton has passed another milestone in its transition to a Community Academic Medical Center, said Dr. William Huffner, senior vice president of Medical Affairs and chief medical officer at UM Shore Regional Health, in a news release.

CHESTERTOWN — Redner’s Markets has approved the Chester River Health Foundation to participate in the “Save-A-Tape” program through which the foundation will receive a 1% donation for the total of all receipts collected.

CENTREVILLE — More than 40 professionals applied to become Queen Anne’s County’s Economic and Tourism Development director; seven of those were granted interviews, before Heather Tinelli, of Centreville, was selected as the best candidate.

Each Thursday, the Kent County News posts a list of the upcoming government meetings for the week.

CHESTERTOWN — To promote early detection of prostate cancer and honor Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Cancer Program at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health scheduled free screenings in Chestertown and Easton during September.

EASTON — November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and Dr. Lakshmi Vaidyanathan wants community members to know that anyone facing a chronic, serious illness can benefit from palliative care.

GALENA — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md.-1st, announced three upcoming local town halls, Nov. 6 in Carroll County and Nov. 7 in Kent County and Cecil County.

CHESTERTOWN — As part of its 40-week campaign marking 40 years of leading the fight against hunger in the state, the Maryland Food Bank has announced more than $130,000 in awards to 20 dedicated network partners through the food bank’s second installment of its Food First: Capacity Building …

Each Thursday, the Kent County News posts a list of the upcoming government meetings for the week.

CHESTERTOWN — The annual tall ship festival put on by the Sultana Education Foundation pulls into the newly christened Port of Chestertown Marina this weekend with a big addition: a series of bluegrass concerts.

ANNAPOLIS — Citing a growing number of reports about serious illnesses, lung disease and deaths that are attributable to vaping, state Comptroller Peter Franchot is creating a task force to examine the public health and safety implications of electronic smoking devices (ESD).

NEWARK, Del. — Easterseals Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore announced that it has received a $25,000 grant from Discover Bank to offer children under the age of three with autism Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy.