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American Red Cross Regatta at MRYC by Bill Gordean

On August 6 and 7, the Miles River Yacht Club and the American Red Cross of the Delmarva Peninsula will sponsor the Inaugural American Red Cross One Design Cup Regatta. The citizens of Talbot County have long been known for their philanthropic endeavors and their sensitivity to the needs of others, and in that spirit, MRYC has created this event to support the American Red Cross, one of our country’s most active

and successful charitable institutions. Most of us are fully aware of the humanitarian successes the Red Cross has had over the years, which recently included providing on-the-spot help for the victims of this year’s tornados and floods in the Midwest. What you may not know about is the efforts of our own Red Cross chapter and its Disaster Service Program (which received a 96% rating in its response

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Tidewater Times August 2011  

August 2011 Tidewater Times