(Chestertown, MD) Mid-Shore Pro Bono hosted their first-ever “Toss for Justice” Cornhole Tournament fundraiser on Saturday, June 16th at Wilmer Park in Chestertown. 27 teams participated in the event and more than $7,000 was raised to support Mid-Shore Pro Bono’s legal assistance programs across the Eastern Shore.
“It was a beautiful day for Cornhole and family fun,” said Sandy Brown, Mid-Shore Pro Bono Executive Director. “Thank you to all of our sponsors and participants for attending and showing their support for our work to provide access to justice for the low-income residents of the Shore.”
The winners of the competitive division were Chad Stringer and Eric Stowe, and the social division winners were Shawn Byrum and Bernie Adkins.
Event sponsors were Angelica Nurseries, Chestertown Builders, The Fish Whistle, Andie Ross, Cross Street Realtors, Francis J. Hickman Farm Management, The People’s Bank/FAM&M Insurance, Quinn Mortgages, Sandy Hale, Barbara Jorgenson, Esq., Twigs and Teacups, The BookPlate, Yerkes Construction, Atlantic Broadband, Duke Law LLC, Goss Associates, Hammerhead Outdoors, Cassinelli Wineries, Shore United Bank, Images Inc., Steve Rideout, Jan Eliassen, Christine Dufour, Victor Sensenig, Kurt Landgraf, Sagrada Familia de Jesus, Liminal Solutions Psychotherapy and Consulting, Ewing Dietz Fountain and Kaludis , George Kennedy and Spa Angels. The Maryland Cornhole Organization was also a key partner in the organization and promotion of the event.
Live music was provided by Matt King and the Unacceptables, food was provided by The Walker Family Food Truck, and beverages were provided by Don Tonio’s. The Orchard Point Oyster Company was on on-site providing their locally sourced oysters to participants in the event. Support from Shore Rentals, Luisa’s Restaurant and Cross Street Realtors made this event a huge success.
Additional photos may be found on Mid-Shore Pro Bono’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MidShoreProBono.
About Mid-Shore Pro Bono
Mid-Shore Pro Bono connects low-income individuals and families who need civil legal services with volunteer attorneys and community resources across the Eastern Shore. Founded in 2005, Mid-Shore Pro Bono is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our dedicated staff and volunteers are working to break down barriers and provide access to justice to of all Eastern Shore residents. For more information or to make a donation, call Mid-Shore Pro Bono at 410-690-8128 or visit www.midshoreprobono.org.