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July 17, 2013

MELWOOD TO REOPEN THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2013

Main Dower House Campus Closed for One Day Due to Water Main Repair

March 1, 2013

Melwood Earns Seal of Excellence from Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Melwood’s programs and services, management, fundraising and financial practices meet the highest standards of ethical practice

February 25, 2013

The National Inclusion Project Partners with Melwood's Camp Accomplish

The National Inclusion Project awards Camp Accomplish with a $10,000 grant to implement Let's All Play

Cari DeSantis Named Melwood President and Chief Executive Officer

February 5, 2013

Cari DeSantis Named Melwood President and Chief Executive Officer

Melwood Board of Directors Names New President and CEO

October 26, 2012

Melwood Named 2012 Employer of the Year

Prince George’s County Honor in Recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 26, 2012

Melwood Receives Maryland Nonprofits Certification

Standard Promotes Excellence among State’s Organizations

October 2, 2012

Melwood Awarded State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Infrastructure Grant

$49K Grant Will Buy New Computers for Horticultural Training Center

Janice Frey-Angel Named to "Women Who Mean Business" By Washington Business Journal

October 17, 2011

Janice Frey-Angel Named to "Women Who Mean Business" By Washington Business Journal

Melwood President/CEO Janice Frey-Angel was named by the Washington Business Journal as one of 25 Women Who Mean Business. She will be honored at an award dinner Nov. 17. Follow the link to read the release from the Business Journal.

Melwood Hires Denise Hyater-Lindenmuth as Chief Development Officer

October 11, 2011

Melwood Hires Denise Hyater-Lindenmuth as Chief Development Officer

Melwood is pleased to announce the hiring of Denise Hyater-Lindenmuth as its new chief development officer. In this role, she is responsible for strategic oversight of donor stewardship, corporate marketing and communications. Follow the link to read more.

October 3, 2011

Melwood Recreation Center to Host Annual Fall Fest on Oct. 15

The second annual FallFest, a free public event for all Southern Maryland residents will be held October 15 from 11 am to 4 pm at Melwood Recreation Center.

August 2, 2011

Americans With Disabiliites Celebration, Awards Luncheon at Melwood Recreation Center

Melwood will celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which provides for community access, protection and integration for millions of Americans, with a celebration and awards luncheon on Sept. 7 at Melwood Recreation Center in Nanjemoy, Maryland. Follow the link to read more.

August 2, 2011

Melwood Announces New Board Officers

Melwood is pleased to announce its newly elected officers for its volunteer board of directors. The officers were elected June 29.

June 7, 2011

Camp Accomplish Welcomes Campers June 19

The first overnight campers from the Washington, DC region will arrive at Melwood's Camp Accomplish on Sunday, June 19 for their first day of summer camp. Day campers will arrive June 20. Camp Accomplish is the only one of its kind in Maryland, bringing together equal numbers of children with and without disabilities.

May 13, 2011

John Brown III Named Recipient of the 2011 Community Leader Award

John Brown III has been named the recipient of the 2011 Community Leader award by Teo Sodeman, tournament director for the Melwood Prince George’s County Open presented by Under Armour. The Nationwide Tour event will take place at the University of Maryland Golf Course, June 2-5.

April 26, 2011

Melwood Expands Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Melwood today announced the addition of two new federal government contracts that will result in appproximately 170 new jobs, more than 60 of which will be for people with disabilities. The contracts are with the U.S. Coast Guard Yard (USCG) in Baltimore and at Fort George G. Meade. Follow the link to read the entire release.

March 17, 2011

Melwood Prince George's County Open presented by Under Armour Grants First SPONSOR'S Exemption

Melwood Prince George's County Open presented by Under Armour Tournament Director Teo Sodeman today announced that the winner of The Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club in Aiken, S.C. will receive a sponsor's exemption to compete in this year's Nationwide Tour event at the University of Maryland Golf Course, June 2-5.

February 23, 2011

Melwood Appoints Five New Board Members

Melwood, a leading nonprofit organization in Maryland serving people with disabilities, today announced the election of five new members to its volunteer board of directors who will serve three-year terms.

February 5, 2011

Melwood Recreation Center Employees Support Tri-County Animal Shelter

In late January and again in early February, 14 workers with disabilities from the Melwood Recreation Center in Nanjemoy teamed up to volunteer their professional services as custodians and landscapers at the Tri-County Animal Shelter in Hughesville. Specifically, the crew raked leaves, swept and mopped the floors throughout the facility.

January 21, 2011

2011 Melwood Opportunity Car Unveiled at Washington Auto Show

The 2011 Melwood Opportunity Car will make its first 'live' public appearance at this year's Washington Auto Show, set for January 28-February 6 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

September 22, 2010

Melwood Recreation Center To Host Fall Fest on Oct. 16

Melwood Recreation Center will host Fall Fest, a free public event for all southern Maryland residents Oct. 16, 2010.

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