The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.
- Kids Sight Program
- Christmas Tree Sales
- Volunteering with Care Packs
- Work With Leos
- Pickering Creek Hoe Down
- Eyeglass Program
- Low Vision Testing
- Waterfowl Festival
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
The NAACP Talbot County Branch meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm at:
Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Rotary club membership represents a cross-section of the community’s business and professional men and women.
Bringing together the talents and insights of emerging young professionals (YPs), ages 21-40, in Talbot County is what YPs is all about. Brought to you by The Talbot County Chamber of Commerce, YPs is simply a network of diverse peers with a passion for making a difference, a willingness to learn, the desire to build important relationships and the energy to get involved in the community.
Too often, young professionals don’t feel like they have a place or voice in business meetings or in the community. Through the programs & resources delivered by YPs, young professionals will have more opportunities to develop professionally, get connected & shine.
Talbot Goes Purple is a substance abuse awareness program that engages our community and youth to stand against substance abuse.
The project is based upon THP Project Purple, an initiative of The Herren Project, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation established by former NBA basketball player, Chris Herren, that assists individuals and families struggling with addiction. THP Project Purple has since been retired, along with the color purple, and has rebranded.
Talbot Goes Purple is an initiative from Talbot County Sheriff’s Office and Tidewater Rotary, in partnership with Talbot County Public Schools, Saints Peter & Paul School and Mid-Shore Community Foundation.
Talbot Rising is a nonpartisan progressive grassroots volunteer organization using the power of peaceful resistance, education, and issue advocacy for economic, social, racial, and environmental justice in Talbot County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Comprised of professional men and women committed to the Rotary Motto “Service Above Self.” They are part of a global network of more than 1.2 million volunteers that are changing lives in their own communities and around the world. Meets on Thursdays at 7:30am at Talbot Senior Center at Brooklett’s Place. All are welcome!
To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military, and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.
Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.