2013 Christmas in St. Michaels Grant Applications Due Nov. 1, 2012

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The Board of Directors of Christmas in St. Michaels is now accepting grant applications for 2013. Each year, CISM gives funds to local non-profit organizations that provide resources and support to members of the Bay Hundred community. These funds are raised primarily through the activities of the annual Christmas in St. Michaels events the second weekend in December. The deadline for applications for 2013 funding is November 1, 2012.

Applications are available at www.christmasinstmichaels.org. Click on “About Us” in the upper right hand corner of the home page. At the bottom of the “About Us” page, there is a link to the grant application form. You can also obtain a grant application by e-mailing Val Kenn Gray, Board chairman, at vjgray2@verizon.net.

Christmas in St. Michaels will take place this year on December 7, 8 and 9 in and around St. Michaels, MD. It will include a holiday gala, Christmas parade, tour of homes, breakfast with Santa, Santa’s Wonderland, gingerbread house display, the Marketplace for hand-crafted gifts, a celebration of choirs, and many other holiday festivities. Visit www.christmasinstmichaels.org for more details or call 410-745-0745.

Beneficiaries of funds raised this year are Bay Hundred community pool; Character Counts, St. Michaels and Tilghman Elementary Schools; Critchlow Adkins Children’s Centers, St. Michaels Site; Phillips Wharf Environmental Center; St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Olivet Cemetery; St. Michaels Community Center; St. Michaels Community Center community garden; St. Michaels High School after prom party; St. Michaels High School Athletic Program; St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary’s Square; Union United Methodist Church; and You Food Project. These organizations will receive their grants early in 2013.

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