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Tidewater Trader February 24, 2021 Page 32 Dear Dr. Truth: I havebeen raisedbymy singlemoth- er. She has toldmewhomy deadbeat dad is all along. I finally tracked his sorry butt down only to hear a differ- ent story from him. So I track down thenext guy. NowwehavedoneDNA testing. None of themaremy father! I confrontedmymother. I wish she had been honest from the start!What can she say now? Ashamed Dear Ashamed , She may have lied to you but she has raised you and loved you. Maybe she is the onewhowas ashamed. Truth is, there are plenty of dead beat dads, youjustdon’tknowyours.Thinkofthe kids who have “fathers” who wanted no part of their children’s lives. Those “fathers”arenothingmorethansperm donors… AND THAT’S THE TRUTH! r. Truth © Area Food Pantry Openings and Donation Information Six food pantries are operating throughout the area during the pandemic. These include: In Chestertown - Kent County Community Pantry located on Mill Street near the corner of Mill and High Streets, www.kentfoodpantry.org, ph one 410-778-0550 and Seventh Day Adventist Church located at 305 North Kent Street, phone 443-988-3886; In Millington - Millington/Crumpton Food Pantry operating at Asbury United Methodist Church located at 392 Cypress Street, phone 443-480-0053; In Ridgely - St. Martin’s Ministries located at 14374 Benedictine Lane, www.stmartinsministries.org, ph one 410-643-2537; In Rock Hall - Rock Hall Community Food Pantry located at the Rock Hall Civic Center on Civic Center Drive, phone 410-639-2351; and InWorton - Mount Olive AfricanMethodist Episcopal Church located at 24840 Lambs Meadow Road, www.mtoliveamecworton.org, p hone 410-778-3328. Each of these service providers has created a safe environment for clientele and those who would like tomake financial or in-kind donations or serve as volunteers. For specific hours of operation and for details on items being sought for donation, contact the food pantry directly or visit https://mainstreetchestertown.org/covid- 19-kent-county-food-pantry-info/ fo r complete details. Thank you to all who work devotedly to continue operating and supporting this much needed service. Your Life, Your Loves, Your Dreams and Desires by World-Renowned Astrologer Sally Brompton • Love • Survival • Relationships • Health • Money • Career • Pets • Your Future • Lifelines • Lunar Gardening Discover more about yourself at www.sallybrompton.com Local Dirt © Get rid of any stored bulbs that are starting to rot. (This can occur if moisture gets into the storage area.) Save the Earth RECYCLE With Infinity Recycling - www.infinityrecycling.org - 4 10-928-3333 Chesapeake Movies 5 21 Washington Square Chestertown, MD 21620 At the Wash. Square Shopping Center 443-282-0065 http://www. chesapeake movies5.com Easton Premier Cinemas 210 Marlboro Avenue Easton, MD 21601 At the Tred Avon Shopping Center 410-822-9950 http://www. tritonmovies. com Westown Movies 150 Commerce Drive Middletown, DE 19709 Close to Walmart 302-378-2436 http://www. westown movies. com AMC Dover 14 1365 North Dupont Highway Dover, DE 19901 302-734-5249 http://www. amctheatres. com/movie- theatres/states delaware/dover Annapolis Mall 11 & BTX Theater 1020 Annapolis Mall Road Annapolis, MD 21401 In the Westfield Annapolis Mall 410-224-1145 http://www.bow tiecinemas.com/ locations/annap olis-mall-11/ Harbour 9 2474 Solomons Island Road Annapolis, MD 21401 At the Annapolis Harbour Center 410-224-1145 http://www. bowtiecinemas .com/locations/ harbour-9/ MOVIE THEATRES IN THE REGION Trader Bird Says © : Shad Roe. 2 Groundhog Day (Tues.) 12 Lincoln’s Birthday (Fri.) 14 Valentine’s Day (Sun.) 15 Presidents’ Day Observed (Mon.) 15 Orthodox Lent Begins (Mon.) 16 Shrove Tuesday (Tues.) 17 AshWednesday (Wed.) 22 Washington’s Birthday (Mon.) The observance of all Jewish holidays begins at sundown the previous day. FEBRUARY 2021 Dates to Remember Saturday, February 27th Full Moon Thinking About Quitting Smoking? Unde- cided? Attend Tobacco Cessation Program at Kent Co. Health Dept., 125 S. Lynchburg St., Chestertown; Call 410-778-2167; For details on how you can get started visit www.kenthd.org. Are you caring for a health impaired adult and could use some help? Know of some- one who needs medical supervision? Call Kent Co. Medical Adult Day Care Center 410-778-5581. Staff of Upper Shore Aging available to discuss “Medicare Savings Programs” for those receiving Medicare; More informa- tion is available by calling 410-778-6000 or 410-758-6500. Are you a caregiver for a child with de- velopmental disabilities or a chronically ill adult? Respite is a way to get a short break from the stress of full-time caregiving; For more information call Eastern Shore Re- spite Care Project 1-800-439-1222. POSTPONED - Local Al-Anon & Alateen Meetings at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 301 S. Liberty St., Centreville; Every Wed. 7:30pm AFG & Alateen; Every Thurs. 8pm Adult Child Group; For details visit www.easternshoremd-alanon.org. HomePorts, a nonprofit membership alli- ance, provides access to a wide range of services designed to offer residents age 55 & above, what they want & need to remain content, safe & confident living in their own home; Volunteers needed; 443-480-0940; www.homeports.org. Volunteers Needed at UM Shore Medical Center - Hospital Gift Shop, Nearly New Shop, Chester River Home Care & Hospice; In-house volunteers call 410-348-5114. Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence - For victims of domestic abuse; You can get a protective order; Emergency shel- ters available; Call 1-800-927-4673; Visit www.mscfv.org. Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program - For ages birth-21 years with chronic physical, developmental, be- havioral or emotional conditions; Call Kent Co. Health Dept. 410-778-2547; Details online at www.kenthd.org. POSTPONED - Recovery In Motion - Wide range of free services and activities to sup- port recovery and wellness; Groups, meet- ings, 1-on-1 peer support, assistance, ba- sic computer skills, job search assistance, narcan training, prevention/education, recovery housing, movies and more; 300 Scheeler Rd., Chestertown; 410-778-5894. Home Educators of the Eastern Shore - Lo- cal support group and cooperative for home schoolers in Kent and Queen Anne’s Coun- ties; www.homeschool-life.com/MD/HEES. Feed the Children and Elderly Initiative - Delivering food and groceries to those in need in Kent County; To learn more, donate food or volunteer contact the Social Ac- tion for Racial Justice at sacracialjustice@ gmail.com ; Donate money online by visit- ing www.sumnerhall.org. Overeaters Anonymous - Seeking others to join me in starting meetings in or near Chestertown; For more information email RobinF104@yahoo.com.