Founded by Mrs. Shoemaker in memory of her late husband to support Frederick County Animal Control and the Alzheimer’s Association, Western Maryland Regional Office.
Jeannette K. Shoemaker established The H. Reese and Jeannette K. Shoemaker Fund in memory of her husband and in honor of their life together. Mr. Shoemaker practiced law for more than 40 years and was a founding member and senior partner of the law firm Shoemaker, Horman, and Clapp, P.A. He was active as a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in downtown Frederick, Frederick Kiwanis Club, Frederick County Fish and Game Protective Association, and other civic organizations. Mrs. Shoemaker served on the board of The Record Street Home for many years, and is a member of Tasker’s Chance Garden Club. As an animal lover, she adopted numerous cats from Frederick County Animal Control over the years.