GRBA Events

Gloria Richardson Bar Association Events

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Board of Directors & Membership Meetings

Past Events  (image/audio gallery)


Board of Directors Meetings and General Membership Meetings are held at:
5:30 PM /  *(location remains the same unless stated otherwise)

PLEASE RSVP

Law Office of Rene' C. Swafford, LLC
111 South Main Street, Suite C
P.O. Box 392
Greensboro, Maryland 21639
Phone:  (410) 482.4794

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS
 

 

    GRBA’S THIRD ANNUAL SUMMER COOK-OUT
    June 24, 2017 from 4:00 - 9:00 PM


    Hosted by Robert & Rene' Swafford
    RSVP by June 16, 2017
    (410) 482-4794

 

 

    GRBA FALL EVENT -  SHOOTING SPORTING CLAYS
    October 9, 2017 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


    At Schrader’s Outdoors (Site)
    16090 Oakland Road, Henderson, Maryland  21640
    Details about this event TBD

 

 

 

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS & MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS
 

 

    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
    Friday, August 11, 2017


 

    ANNUAL MEETING
    Friday, December 8, 2017


    * Details about this meeting TBD

 

 

 

 

PAST EVENTS
 

 

    VISIT TO THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY & CULTURE
    April 8, 2017
    Mayor Joseph Noon, the Town Council of Greensboro & the Gloria Richardson Bar Association and friends visited the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
    Event flyer / View Image Gallery

 

 

    MARYLAND’S EASTERN SHORE POLICE CHIEF'S ROUNDTABLE
    In partnership with Mayor Joseph Noon & Town Council of Greensboro, Maryland.
    April 7, 2017
    The event was held at the
    Caroline County Chamber of Commerce in Denton, Maryland.

    Panelist included members of : Sheriffs and Police Chiefs of Maryland Eastern Shore Municipalities, International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) and Maryland State Police. Topic of Discussion:  Understanding what is being implemented in our communities: Department of Justice Task Force on 21st Century Policing Recommendations.
    Event flyer / View Image Gallery

 

 

    GRBA HOLIDAY & ANNUAL MEETING
    December 16, 2016
    The event was held at Theo’s Steakhouse in St. Michaels,
    Maryland.

 

 

    DIALOGUE ABOUT RACE
    An Honest Conversation About Race with Daryl Davis
    December 8, 2016
    At the Greensboro Volunteer Fire Company / Carnival Grounds, Maryland.
    View Image Gallery

    This event was made possible by The Town of Greensboro, MD Town Commissioners and the Gloria Richardson Bar Association.

    A special thank you to the Greensboro Volunteer Fire Company & the Chesapeake Culinary Institute.

 

 

    GRBA FALL EVENT -  SHOOTING SPORTING CLAYS
    October 10, 2016
    At Schrader’s Outdoors in Henderson, Maryland.
    View Image Gallery

    This event was made possible by the following sponsors:

    Bountiful Interiors
    An award-winning home furniture destination on Maryland’s scenic Eastern Shore.

    The Law Office of Rene' C. Swafford, L.L.C.
    Maryland, Eastern Shore, Denton, Greensboro Law Office.

 

 

    GRBA’S SECOND ANNUAL SUMMER COOK-OUT
    June 25, 2016
    With Special Guests: The Eastern Shore's Buffalo Soldiers Calvary Scouts.
    Hosted by Robert & Rene' Swafford
    View Image Gallery

 

 

 

         LAW ENFORCEMENT ROUNDTABLE
        
Topic: Use and effectiveness of body cameras in law enforcement.
         April 20, 2016 at Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce
         Panelist included: Chief William H. Harden, Sr. –Pocomoke City Police Department
         Chief Ivan E. Barkley, Sr.-Delmar Police Department
         Chief Michael J. Phillips-Fruitland Police Department
         Chief Jeffrey A. Jackson- Greensboro Police Department
        View Image Gallery

 

 

    AN AFTERNOON WITH LEUTRELL M. OSBOURNE, SR.,
    Veteran of the United States Central Intelligence Agency
    Thursday, February 18, 2016
    The event was held at
    the Chesapeake College in the Cadby Theatre.

    GRBA Leutrell Osbourne Event

    Click image for full resolution

    Watch Black Man in the CIA. This is a CNN interview with Leutrell "Mike" Osborne, the original Black Man in the CIA. The interview briefly covers Mike's 27 year career int he CIA as a Case Officer and Communications Security Specialist.

 

 

    GRBA HOLIDAY GALA & ANNUAL MEETING
    December 8, 2015
    The event was held at The High Spot in Cambridge,
    Maryland.

 

 

    GRBA IN GREENSBORO MARYLAND - FREE LEGAL FAIR
    September 26, 2015
    GRBA  in partnership with the Law Offices of Rene' C. Swafford, LLC and the Bridge Community Center  hosted a
    free legal fair, screening for DAPA/DACA and Asylum eligibility at the Law Office of Rene' C. Swafford, 111 South Main Street, Greensboro, Maryland.
    View Image Gallery
    A special thank you to all volunteers and Rene' C. Swafford, Esq., Anne C. Ogletree, Esq., Debra F. Camper, Esq. and Carlton J. Moss, Jr., Esq.

 

 

         GRBA SUMMER COOKOUT
         June 26, 2015
         Hosted by Robert & Rene' Swafford

 

 

         BROWN BAG LUNCH
         May 12, 2015 at Mason's Restaurant
         Guest Speaker: Hon. Alan M. Wilner
         Topics: MDEC Policies and Procedure, Changes to Maryland Rules Title 20

 

 

         GLORIA RICHARDSON BAR ASSOCIATION HOLIDAY GALA
         December 12, 2014 at Mason's Restaurant

 

 

         AN EVENING WITH THE JUDICIARY - JUDICIAL RECEPTION
         November 12, 2014 - Hosted and sponsored by Gordon -  Feinblatt, Gordon Feinblatt LLC
         Presented by:
         The Alliance of Black Woman Attorneys of Maryland,
         the Monumental City Bar Association,
         the Gloria Richardson Bar Association,
         the Hispanic Bar Association
         and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Maryland
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         BROWN BAG LUNCH
         June 4, 2014 at Mason's Restaurant
         Guest Speaker: Honorable Judge David B. Mitchell (Retired)
         Also in attendnace: Honorable Christopher B. Kehoe Judge Court of Special Appeals
         Topics: Motion Practice and Case Preparation / Presentation
         View Image Gallery

 

 

         GRBA KICK-OFF
         March 21, 2014 at Circuit Court for Caroline County / Museum Of Rural Life
         View Image Gallery / Read the Kick-Off Speech

         Audio
         Introduction GRBA Board of Directors - Opening - Rene' C. Swafford
         Musical Selection - UMES Concert Choir
         Invocation - Rev. Thomas Fisher
         Greetings - Honorable Judge Karen Murphy Jensen, Honorable Judge David B. Mitchell & Honorable Magistrate JoAnn D. Asparagus
         Musical Selection - UMES Concert Choir
         Welcome - Melvin J. Jews
         Bio of Gloria Richardson - Joseph Fitzgerald
         Blessing - Berl Lovelace
         Closing Remarks - Jodi Cavanaugh-Jews

         Full Audio

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