Association’s last act assists Lower Shore neighbors



ESMGMA presents a $8,964.34 donation to the Help Your Neighbor Fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. Left to Right: Christine Abresch, Treasurer; Dick Van Gelder; Carol Murphy; and Heather Trader of CFES. Not pictured: Brenda Stevens, Laura Riggins, and Wanda Collins.

The Eastern Shore Medical Group Manager’s Association (ESMGMA) may be dissolving its organization, but the group took one last opportunity to assist those in need. ESMGMA chose to donate the remaining $8,964.34 cash balance of its checking account to the Help Your Neighbor Fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore.

The Help Your Neighbor Fund provides assistance to local organizations which aid people struggling to meet basic human needs during a time of crisis. Grants from this fund assist with food, shelter, prescriptions, and other critical needs. Donations ensure that local residents receive the support they need when they need it the most.

“As medical professionals, ESMGMA members are constantly helping others,” says Erica Joseph, President of CFES. “It is very fitting that their final act as an organization will be to helping those in crisis si