PRESTON — The Community Club of Preston adjusted its meeting format in order to continue to hold meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic.Club members met via Zoom on April 21, and May 19, 2020.
During the April meeting club members voted to donate funds to Katie Mae’s Restaurant in Preston, to help cover the cost of meals for first responders, and to donate to the meal distribution program managed by the Caroline County Board of Education.
During the May meeting Amy Horne and Shelly Kulp from CASA of Caroline, Inc., gave a presentation about the services provided by their organization.Also during the May meeting the names of the recipients of the Community Club’s college scholarships for Colonel Richardson High School seniors were announced. Rachael Bassford, Jackson Miller, and Matthew Wilkison were each awarded $500 scholarships.
}In April, Little Free Library #37123, maintained by the Community Club of Preston and housed under the pavilion at the James T. Wright Memorial Park in Preston,was removed from the park in response to the COVID-19 concerns.
In an effort to help books find their way back into the community, children’s books from the Little Free Library’s storage were distributed at Preston Elementary School during meal distribution on June 3.
Plans are in the works to hold another book distribution during an upcoming meal distribution day.For information on future book distributions, announcements on the re-opening of the Club’s Little Free Library, and information about the Club in general, visit its Facebook Page, “Community Club of Preston, Maryland” or call 410-673-1119.