April 21, 2018

MedStar Has Opportunities for Jr. Volunteers

MedStar Junior Volunteers

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown has opportunities for young people who would like to volunteer.

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Text to 9-1-1 Service Contract Approved

Text 9-1-1

The state of Maryland has approved a service contract with ComTech/TCS Telecommunications Corporation to provide Text to 9-1-1 service in the state.

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Hoyer Marks Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day

Each year on April 10, the United States marks the day it takes a woman, on average, to earn the amount as a man who has been doing the same work if both had started on the first day of January. Congressman Steny H. Hoyer released a statement to acknowledge Equal Pay Day.

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Maryland Defense Network on Display

Maryland Defense Network

Bring a bag lunch and come to the Precise Conference Center in Lexington Park on April 24, 2018, for a demonstration of the Maryland Defense Network, sponsored by The Patuxent Partnership. The lunch demonstration will start at noon.

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25% Cut to DoD Support Agencies Proposed

25% cut to DoD

Thornberry’s proposed 25% cut to DoD would impact “fourth estate” agencies supported by 200,000 civilians and 600,000 contractors, at a cost of more than $100 billion per year.

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Celebrate the Renaissance at CSM


College of Southern Maryland will be inundated with lords and ladies in period costume during the college’s Renaissance Festival on April 21 and 22 at the La Plata Campus at 8730 Mitchell Road.

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HEAL Team Promotes Healthy Living

HEAL Team Promotes Healthy Living

MedStar St. Mary’s supports the HEAL Action Team which will meet from 1 to 2 pm Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at Health Connections at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. The Healthy Eating and Active Living Action Team of the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership brings together community organizations and residents to coordinate action around healthy eating, active living, and weight management.

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US & UK Accuse Russia of Global Cyber Attacks

global cyber attacks

The US and UK blame Russia for coordinated cyber attacks on internet devices across the globe. White House says the US is “going to push back.”

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Restricted Airspace Agreement Signed

Restricted Airspace

Patuxent River Naval Air Station and St. Mary’s County government have come to a formal agreement to coordinate the use of Restricted Airspace over the region.

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Make It In America Tour Visits Upper Midwest

Make It In America

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer made his third Make It In America listening tour, traveling to the Upper Midwest in early April. The first stops were in Madison and then in Eau Claire, Wisc. The first two listening tours, held in November and February of last year, were in Las Vegas, Kansas City, Peoria, Pittsburgh, Toledo, and Indianapolis.

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