March 19, 2019

MedStar, Hospice Offer Camp Sunrise

Camp Sunrise

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown and Hospice of St. Mary’s are offering Camp Sunrise in June for kids ages 7 through 15 who have lost a loved one through death.

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Health Officer Receives FBI Honor

Health Officer

St. Mary’s County Health Officer Dr. Meenakshi G. Brewster has been chosen by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to receive the 2017 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award.

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Awareness Campaign Combats Opioid Abuse


Fighting opioid abuse starts with understanding it, and the Maryland Department of Health has announced an Awareness Campaign that aims to educate the public on this crisis.

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Event to Focus on Community Health

Community Health

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is partnering with the Minority Outreach Coalition to offer a health and wellness event for the community March 3.

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Nonprofit Institute Conference Set Feb. 22

Nonprofit Institute

With a theme of fostering relationships, College of Southern Maryland’s Nonprofit Institute is planning its eighth annual conference for 8 am to 1:30 pm Feb. 22, 2018, at the La Plata Campus in Center for Business and Industry.

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MedStar Celebrates a Century of Caring

Century of Caring

Five years ago, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown celebrated a Century of Caring. The hospital has been a part of the Southern Maryland community for 105 years now, and the goal has always been the same — caring for neighbors, friends, and family members.

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LSM Class Visits MedStar St. Mary’s

LSM Class

Members of the current class of Leadership Southern Maryland visited MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital on Jan. 18, 2018. The LSM class members are part of an educational leadership program for executives in the region.

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Rotary Accepting Grant Applications

Grant applications

Grant applications from St. Mary’s County non-profit programs and organizations are being accepted now by the Leonardtown Rotary Club. 

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Drayden Schoolhouse Renovations Revealed

Maryland Day

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 6, 2018, will unveil renovations that have been made to the Drayden Schoolhouse. 

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Walthour Selected for Achievement Award

Dr. Janice Walthour has been named by the St. Mary’s County Commission for Women as the recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.

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