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St. Jude Children’s Hospital Fundraising Walk On The Boardwalk

March 22, 2013

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Hello friends,  It’s that time again! The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital OC Walk-a-thon is Saturday, April 6, on the Boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland. Registration will be at 9 AM at the south end of the Boardwalk (tram station). Walkers can collect donations using sponsor sheets or solicit contributions online with your own St. […]

Free Flu Shots, Fall 2012, Scheduled by Atlantic General Hospital

October 7, 2012

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We have seen the future of health care, and it will look a lot like flu shots. Which is pretty cool! Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Maryland, has announced the schedule for its fall 2012 Free Flu Shot Clinics. This year, free flu shots will be available at clinics at the Atlantic General Hospital on […]

St. Jude Children’s Hospital Fundraiser

March 13, 2012

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Leukemia Survivor Leads Boardwalk Fundraiser  By Judy Davis UPDATE, APRIL 20 — THE 2012 BOARDWALK FUNDRAISER COLLECTED MORE THAN $4,500 FOR ST. JUDE HOSPITAL. APRIL 2013 WILL BE THE 10TH ANNUAL ST. JUDE FUNDRAISER ON THE BOARDS. Twenty eight years ago, I was diagnosed with a sudden and serious illness, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL). Recently […]

Walk the Boards for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital Apr. 9

March 31, 2011

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The eighth annual fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital will be held on the boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland, on Saturday, April 9, 2011. Registration begins at 9 a.m. in front of the tram station at the south end of the boardwalk. The donation to participate in the walk is $15, and all donations […]

Ocean City And America, Fall 2010

September 21, 2010

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The trip isn’t over till it’s over . . .  And I’m not sure it’s ever over . . . Ocean City Summer Turns Into Fall The 2010 season is just about done in Ocean City. Delmarvelous Bike Week finished it off with a roar. The bikers are gone . . . and they left […]

Maryland Has Lowest Hospital Prices for Consumers

April 29, 2010

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Why can’t other states be as good as Maryland? I knew Maryland was ahead of other states in health care. After all, Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is reputedly the best hospital in the world. And this CNN news report by Elizabeth Cohen reveals surprising facts about hospital profits in Maryland. Did you know that […]

What Health Care Reform Means For You, If You LIve In Maryland

March 23, 2010

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Here’s a message from Gov. Martin O’Malley today after President Barack Obama signed the health care reform bill that passed the House and Senate into law. A Message from the Governor Healthcare for 32 Million More This morning, I joined President Obama following the signing of landmark health care reform legislation that will provide health […]

Opponents Rage Against Health Care

March 22, 2010

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Anger over health care has ripped a jagged tear in the fabric of American society.  I hope the damage can be mended, but the prospect is for still more vindictive rhetoric, stoking the anger and deepening the divide. Emotions on both sides ran unusually high Sunday. The Democrats were celebratory after winning, but they seemed […]

Frank Kratovil On The Wrong Side of History

March 22, 2010

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I am sorry to report that my congressman, Rep. Frank Kratovil, wakes up on the wrong side of history this morning. Last night, Mr. Kratovil was the only Democrat from Maryland to vote NO on the health care reform bill. He then voted NO on the Reconciliation package to fix the flaws in the Senate […]

So What Will It Be? Change or Status Quo?

March 21, 2010

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The way forward in history is never led by the timid. Every advance in human rights is resisted by defenders of the status quo.  Change through democracy is difficult and loudly opposed. Do you think the signers of the Declaration of Independence were worried about re-election? They were revolutionaries, with no guarantee of success.  Benjamin […]