QACHS & KIHS travel to CCBC for a Dance Concert

On May 4, 2023 the Carol Drake Cascio Fund For Mind Movement Dance Connections (CCF) provided transportation for 48 dance and theater students from Queen Annes County High School (QACHS) and Kent Island High School (KIHS). The students were able to see a Dance Concert by the CCBC Dance Company on the Essex campus of […]

The Carole Cascio Fund donates $10k to Renovate Dance Studios

The Carole Cascio Fund donates $10k to have two newly renovated dance studios on the CCBC Essex Campus named the Carole Drake Cascio Dance Studios in honor of our Founder. Pictured: Carole Cascio Fund’s Trustee Ann Goodman and Exec Director Peter Pucci On March 23 CCBC Alumnus Peter Pucci and the Executive Director of the […]

Maryland Public High School Dance Showcase

Carole Cascio

Carole Cascio was honored at the 33rd Annual Maryland Public High School Dance Showcase at Goucher College on January 6, 2023. Executive Director Peter Pucci presented a video tribute about Carole to over 500 dance students from the state of Maryland. Peter spoke with the students about Carole’s many contributions to the dance community in […]

The Carole Cascio Fund is awarded a Mellow Internship for CCBC dancer Rachel Huber

Dancer, Rachel Huber cropped

The Mellow Internship that was awarded to the Carole Cascio Fund is in collaboration with Melinda Blomquist the Artistic Director of the Community College of Baltimore County Dance Program and the Dance Company at CCBC. The Mellon Foundation and CCBC Humanities for All granted the Internship to Rachel Huber. This opportunity comes with financial support […]

A Week of Dance Classes Across Queen Annes County

A Week of Dance Classes Across Queen Annes County

The Carole Cascio Fund provided several free dance classes taught by Executive Director Peter Pucci and Adrienne Kraus Latanishen. On Monday November 7th Peter and Adrienne started their week at Queen Anne’s County High School in Centerville working with the Director of the Dance Program Kristen Tyler. Kristen’s class was comprised mostly of students from […]

Carole Cascio Fund October Event Was a Big Success

Carole Cascio Fund October 2022 Fundraiser

The Gathering to Celebrate Carole Cascio’s contributions to the community and to benefit her newly formed foundation went beautifully. It was a spectacular sunny fall day at the Mark Cascia Vineyards in Stevensville. Mark and Kim Cascia old friends of Carole’s were our gracious hosts. Many of Carole’s friends were there to help celebrate her […]

Carole Cascio Fund Supports Students to Participate in a Masterclass

Kent Island High School and Queen Anne’s County High School Dancers Travel to NYC

The Carole Cascio Fund made it possible for thirty dancers and their teachers, Amber Wright from Kent Island High School and Kristin Tyler from Queen Anne’s County High School, to travel and participate in a master class taught by New York City B-girl hip hop choreographer Ephrat Asherie at the Community College of Baltimore, Essex […]