December 4, 2016

Hoyer Returns as House Democratic Whip

Hoyer Democratic Whip

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer was elected Wednesday by acclamation as Democratic whip of the US House of Representatives.

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Get One-On-One FAFSA Help at CSM

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You know you want to go college, but do you know how you are going to pay for it? Get help with the process of applying for financial aid at the College of Southern Maryland’s workshops on filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid application.

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Exhibit Features Wide World of Pets

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Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center in Solomons will host an exhibit — Fur, Feathers & Fins: Our Faithful Pets – through Jan. 29, 2017 in the museum’s newly opened Kay Daugherty Gallery.

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Medical Respite Program to Help Homeless Vets

MedStar Medical Respite House

St. Mary’s County has become the second location in the state to offer a new medical respite program, meant to fill in the gaps in health care for the homeless.

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Learn About Options During Hospice Month

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Talking about end-of-life care is not easy for any family, but it is a necessary part of life. November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is helping Hospice of St. Mary’s County to urge residents to learn the importance of planning for the care they would want it they were facing a serious or life-limiting illness.

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Homicide Victims Remembered at Memorial

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Victims of homicide will be remembered and honored with love at the 15th annual Silent Angel Memorial starting at 6 pm Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, at the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department at 46900 South Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park.

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Viterito Named to Journal Editorial Board

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A professor at the College of Southern Maryland has been named to the editorial board of the Journal of Environment Pollution and Climate Change. Dr. Arthur Viterito, a professor of geography at CSM since 2002, has been named an executive editor of the newly launched publication.

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Sign Up Now for Health Coverage

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Open enrollment for health coverage through Maryland Health Connections has begun and runs through Jan. 31, and Congressman Steny H. Hoyer is encouraging residents to review their options and get signed up.

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Big Winners at Halloween in the Garden

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Every October, Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center in Solomons brings the region’s children and families together at Halloween in the Garden. This year, more than 80 community businesses and organizations helped make the event a safe and fun afternoon of trick-or-treating for more than 4,500 guests on Oct. 29.

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CSM Brick Ceremony Honors Community

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A new set of bricks have been set into the walkways of the College of Southern Maryland La Plata campus, each engraved with the names of people who are important to the community. On Sept. 16, a ceremony was held to honor those being recognized through the placement of the bricks.

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