July 11, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Tobacco-Free Living Action Team to Meet

Tobacco-Free Action Team to Meet

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership has resumed its HSMP action team meetings virtually. The Tobacco-Free Living Action Team will meet from 11 am-noon Tuesday, July 21.

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Webinar: Contributing & Connecting to Community


The smART Collaboration Working Group is planning the last webinar in its three-part series from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Tuesday, July 14. July 14 topic — Contributing & Connecting to Community in Crisis. Share your action group’s accomplishment. The series has been organized by the smART Collaboration Working Group comprised of members representing government, industry, academia, and non-profits. In response to COVID-19, self-forming teams in Southern Maryland are demonstrating the spirited collaboration and adaptive thinking that are hallmarks of innovative communities. Join the webinar that takes lessons from these teams to unleash the talent and resources of all who…

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Behavioral Health Action Team Plans Online Meeting

Behavioral Health Action Team

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership has resumed its HSMP action team meetings virtually. The Behavioral Health Action Team will meet from 1 to 2 pm Thursday, July 16, 2020.

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Submit Comments for July 14 County Forum


The St. Mary’s County commissioners will hold a public forum at 6:30 pm Tuesday, July 14, in the commissioners’ meeting room inside the Chesapeake Building at 41770 Baldridge St. in Leonardtown.

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Stop Buying F-35 Parts From Turkey

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the Pentagon to more quickly stop buying F-35 fighter jet components from Turkey. DoD’s plans to buy parts from Turkey into 2022 undercuts US pressure on the country over its purchase of the Russian S-400 Triumf air defense system, they write.

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Equity Resolution Signed in Lexington Park

The sheriff, superintendent of schools, and the county health officer have joined forces to combat bias and inequity in St. Mary’s County. They formally signed an equity resolution in the new District 4 Sheriff Station in Lexington Park, MD.

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House to Consider Great American Outdoors Act

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) says the House will vote on the Great American Outdoors Act at the end of July. The bill has already passed the US Senate.

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US Firms Celebrate: $7.5B Foreign Military Sales

It was a happy Independence Day for American defense companies, with news approval of almost $7.5 billion in potential foreign military sales approved by the State Dept to five different countries announced Monday.

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Students Can Access Online Resources With SMART Card


St. Mary’s County Public Schools and St. Mary’s County Library are launching new student library cards called St. Mary’s Access to Research & Technology, or SMART cards. The cards offer access to all of the library’s online resources.

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JobZone Expands Virtual Job Fair: Richmond to Springfield

virtual job fair

Register here for JobZone’s VIRTUAL JOB FAIR. Primary focus in Virginia includes Fort Lee, Richmond, Fredericksburg, Stafford, Quantico, Springfield, and Fort Belvoir: Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

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