Shore United Bank Sponsors Education Foundation Event

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Shore United Bank, a member of the Shore Bancshares community of companies, became the first official Team Sponsor for “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?” the Talbot County Public Schools Education Foundation’s inaugural fundraising event. With their recent donation of $1000, Shore United Bank continued their long history of giving back to the community they serve.  “We are looking forward to a great evening benefitting our community’s most important resource, our children,” said Laura Heikes, Shore United Bank Senior Vice President, Community & Government Relations Officer.

Pictured L-R: Sherry Bowen, Easton Elementary School Principal; Rebeca Firth, Education Foundation Advisory Board; Greta Gartman, 5th Grade Teacher; Kristy Ball, 5th Grade Teacher; Jeremy Hillyard, EHS Spanish Teacher and It’s Academic Team Coach; Laura Heikes, Shore United Bank Senior Vice President, Community & Government Relations Officer; Dr. Kelly Griffith, Superintendent of Schools.

“Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?” will be held on Thursday May 3, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Talbot County Auditorium at Easton High School. Six teams of 5th graders from TCPS Elementary Schools will test their knowledge and skills, answering questions from a broad range of categories.  Each team will be paired with a Celebrity Guest from our great community!  Proceeds from the event will benefit the Education Foundation’s 2020 Fund Grants program.

The Talbot County Public Schools Education Foundation was established in 2016, in partnership with the Mid-Shore Community Foundation.  Its mission is “to engage and utilize community resources to provide Talbot County Public Schools students and teachers with otherwise unavailable enrichment opportunities that will enhance the TCPS educational experience and produce exceptional graduates. To learn more about supporting the Talbot County Public Schools Education Foundation, contact Debbie Gardner, Coordinator of Public Relations and Special Programs at dgardner@talbotschools.org.

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