August 24, 2019

One Weekend, Two Lighthouses

National Lighthouse Weekend on Aug. 3 and 4 will offer an opportunity to visit two local lighthouses. The open houses will be held from 10 am to 5 pm on the first weekend in August.

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Free Pesticide Container Recycling Offered

Pesticide Container Recycling

The Maryland Department of Agriculture will sponsor a summer collection program for high density polyethylene pesticide containers for farmers, pesticide applicators, and others who wish to dispose of plastic pesticide containers properly.

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CSM Programs Encourage Kids to Soar

CSM Programs Encourage Kids to Soar

A Summer Flight Academy joins the many other Kids’ and Teen College programs offered at the College of Southern Maryland.

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Appointments to Service Academies Announced

Service Academies

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (Md.-5th) has announced the names of 14 Fifth District students who have been appointed to the United States Service Academies.

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2nd Lexington Park Mural Completed

Lexington Park Mural

Artist Rainbow is the second professional mural St. Mary’s Community Development Corp. has installed in Lexington Park, MD. Designed and installed by North Beach, MD, artist Roz Racanello, the collage of portraits includes a wide array of creators with the message: Artists come in every color of the rainbow. Visit the latest Lexington Park mural along Art Alley off eastbound Great Mills Road next to Amazing Nails 2 and Spa. 

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China Lake at Epicenter of Quakes

China Lake

Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake was identified as the epicenter of the two major July 4 and 5 earthquakes and many more smaller quakes. The base remains “not mission capable” and closed to all but essential personnel. Water and power had been restored to most of the base by Tuesday.

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Get Help Filling Out College Financial Aid Forms

Financial Aid at CSM

The College of Southern Maryland’s next financial aid workshop will be held at 2:30 pm Aug. 15, 2019, at the La Plata Campus Administration Building.

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Behavioral Health Team to Meet July 12

Behavioral Health Action Team

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership is planning a meeting of the Behavioral Health Action Team from 2 to 3:30 pm Friday, July 12, 2019, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership.

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Another Race to Avoid Government Shutdown

government shutdown

Congress returns to another budget stalemate, needing a deal to ease statutory spending caps and avoid an Oct. 1 government shutdown, with only three weeks until the August recess.

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Marketing Staffers Awarded for Creativity, Work

Marketing

Staff members of the MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s Marketing, Public Relations & Philanthropy Department were recently honored with seven awards in two national competitions that honored excellence in medical marketing.

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