March 1, 2015

“Like” Walden, Thank the Governor

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The not-for profit behavioral health organization gave Governor Larry Hogan a Facebook shout-out to for creating a Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force.

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Free Women’s Wellness Event

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“A Thoughtful Approach to Women’s Wellness” is a free event crafted exclusively for women. The day includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and information on how to become healthier.

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Warming Centers Available to the Public

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Freezing temperatures and sub-zero wind chills open Warming Centers for St. Mary’s residents who need to take refuge in a warm place.

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Dems Re-Charge @ Goldstein Dinner March 12

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The idea of collaborative governing began with the Magna Carta written in 1215. In that spirit, Democrats are committed to pushing back on the policies they see emerging from the results of last year’s elections.

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Lex Park Rotary Gives Dictionaries to 3rd Graders

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700 dictionaries are being handed out to all St. Mary’s County 3rd grade students by the Lexington Park Rotary Club to promote literacy.

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Enhancing Your Social Media Marketing Skills

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The Nonprofit Institute at the College of Southern Maryland social media workshops continue in February.

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Forrest Center Hosting Annual Tech Expo

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The fifteenth annual Forrest Center Tech Expo opens Feb. 5, 2015 from 5:30-8:00 pm, at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career & Technology Center, 24005 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown, MD, directly across from the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds.

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Opiate Crisis Briefing, Feb. 5

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Opiate and heroin addiction are at epidemic proportions throughout the United States. Hear how Southern Maryland suffers the consequences, Feb. 5 at the Higher Ed Center.

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Homeless Survey in Southern Maryland

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Each year Southern Maryland participates in the Point-in-Time Survey designed to count every sheltered and un-sheltered homeless individual in the region.2015 Point-in-Time

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$12M from USDA Headed to the Chesapeake Bay

Photo by Lorraine Brian, courtesy of The Conservation Fund.

The funds are targeted to improve water quality, part of the new USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program to support wildlife habitat, improve the nation’s water quality, and enhance the environment.

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