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Tidewater Trader July 21, 2021 Page 26 Thurs, July 22nd - Maryland ROTA Free Webinar; Rural Opiod Technical Assis- tance; Topics include addiction, substance abuse info, support, training, mental health info, etc.; Free workshop geared towards enhancing community resource, knowl- edge & education; www.marylandrota.org. Thurs, July 22nd 3pm - Guide to Harm Re- duction Webinar with MD Rural Opiod Tech- nical Assistance; www.marylandrota.org. Where’s WHERE Last Issue: Kent County Public Works, Chestertown, Maryland. Winner: Aaron Capoferri, Rock Hall, Maryland Correctly identify the Where’s Where photo and be entered in a drawing for a fantastic prize! A Tidewater Trader T-Shirt Call Tidewater Trader at 410-778-1262 ext. 2001 or email billing@tidewatertrader.com with the correct answer for Where’s Where before Friday at 4:00pm and be entered in the random drawing for the prize; please include the name of the town in which you live. Answer and winner’s name will be published in the next issue of Tidewater Trader. KART Resumes Therapeutic Horseback Riding for Special Needs Community The Kent Association of Riding Therapy (KART) is pleased to announce the start up their therapeutic horseback riding program after a year of forced closure due to COVID. KART provides two services for the summer program for Camp Fairlee, an Easterseals respite camp: equine assisted activities at the camp and therapeutic horseback riding at Worthmore Equestrian Center. “It is so nice to be able to serve this commu- nity again with this important therapeutic horseback riding program. The benefits and joy it brings to the riders and campers are heartwarming,” said Renée Bench, President. KART trailers special thera- peutic horses once a week to the camp so that campers can visit, groom, pet and bond with the horses. The visits provide a positive and calming experi- ence as the campers interact with the horses. Twice a week for 6 weeks, campers attend riding sessions with Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) certified instructors. With the help of trained therapeutic horses and dedicated volunteers, the reward- ing benefits to the riders can be seen through physical, emotional, cognitive and social improvements. Horseback riding rhythmically moves the riders in a manner similar to a human’s regular gait which provides improvements in flex- ibility, balance and muscle strength. To ensure a safe riding session, a camper is assisted by their one-on-one Camp Fairlee counselor and KART sidewalkers and horse leaders. KART hopes to resume its services in the fall for the students with special needs in the Kent County Schools. They provide this service at no cost to the schools or families. Since 1984, as a Premier Accredited Center by PATH, KART has helped chil- dren and adults with special needs enhance their developmental growth physi- cally, socially, emotionally, and cognitively. KART uses a multi-faceted program involving therapeutic horseback riding, grooming and caring for the horse, and comprehensive classroom instruction. To learn more about KART or to donate or volunteer, please visit the webpage www.kentridingtherapy.org. For information, visit www.kentridingtherapy.org. downtown chestertown crazy days Bargains Outside & Inside Stores! w w w . d o w n t o w n c h e s t e r t o w n . o r g July 29, 30 & 31 FREE Popcorn Hot Dog Lunches Available from The Animal Care Shelter for Kent County Restaurant Specials Shops Open to 6pm All 3 Days! DONATIONS RECEIVED Tuesdays 10-2 • OPEN: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10-4 . Saturday 9-1 –––MASKS AND SOC IAL DI STANC ING ST I LL REQU IRED––– 320 High Street, Corner of High & Spring Street, by Fountain Park • 410-778-1781 Nearly New Shop During Crazy Days Thursday, Friday & Sat. July 29 th , 30 th & 31 st We are not accepting winter clothing at this time Come visit, take advantage of our weekly sales in the store! Funds raised are for the benefit of the UM Shore Medical Center @ Chestertown 50% OFF! Everything Donate your leftover or unwanted yarn for knitted blankets and lap robes for the el- derly and disabled veterans; Drop off at Chestertown Church of the Nazarene, 6943 Church Hill Rd., Chestertown, MD 21620; For more information on making a donation of yarn call 410-708-3330. Christ UM Church - Sun 10:15am Worship Service & Children/Youth Classesl; Pastor David Ryan; 401 High St., Chestertown; Call 410-778-0911 for more information or visit christumc1@gmail.com. First UM Church - Every Sun 9am Worship in the Sanctuary; 105 N. Mill St., Chester- town; Worship at home on Facebook by “friending” Pastor David Ryan onilne at www.facebook.com/davidtryan; F or more information call 410-778-2977 or visit www.firstandchristumc.org. Support Groups Mon, August 9th 9am - Adult Mental Health First aid Webinar with Maryland Rural Opi- od Technical Assistance; Register online at www.marylandrota.org. Tues, August 17th 9am - Youth Mental Health First aid Webinar with Maryland Ru- ral Opiod Technical Assistance; Register at www.marylandrota.org. POSTPONED - Every Thurs 5:30pm - De- pression & Anxiety Recovery Group at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 301 S. Liberty St., Centreville; Chesapeake Voyagers; Call 410-822-1601; For more information visit www.chesapeakevoyagers.org. Every Thurs 5pm - Veteran’s Support Group at Recovery In Motion, 300 Scheeler Rd., Chestertown; Call 410-778-5894. Sacred Heart Catholic Church - Sat. Mass 4pm; Sun. Mass 10am; Mon.-Thurs. Mass 8:30am; Reconciliation Sat. 3:15pm; 508 High St., Chestertown; Call 410-778-3160. Fri, July 30th 9am - Youth Mental Health First Aid For Adults Who Work With Youth Training with Maryland Rural Opiod Techni- cal Assistance; www.marylandrota.org.

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