May 19, 2019

Pfeiff Named Auxilian of the Year

Auxilian of the Year

Mary Pfeiff has received a great honor for her volunteer work at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown. The dedicated worker has been chosen as the 2019 Auxilian of the Year by the MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary.

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Military Housing, Day Care, Malpractice Back Before Congress

military housing

Military housing conditions, the inability to sue DoD for medical malpractice, and the lack of child care facilities all came under fire during congressional inquiries.

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Pharmacy Technician Program Recognized

Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician Program at the College of Southern Maryland has been recognized by the country’s leading certifying organization for pharmacy technicians as being ready and prepared to meet significant Certified Pharmacy Technician Program changes that will take effect Jan. 1, 2020.

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Family Raising Funds to Help Injured Man

Family Raising Funds

The family of Timothy Butler of St. Mary’s County has set up a GoFundMe account to raise money to purchase a conversion van to transport Tim to and from doctor appointments. Without a van, the family must use an ambulance service to get him to his appointments.

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Connections Contributors to Speak at Reading

Connections Contributors

Authors, poets, photographers, and artists who have contributed to the College of Southern Maryland’s Connections magazine will be discussing their work on May 3.

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Hoyer Meets With Groups in 5th District

Hoyer Meets With Groups in 5th

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer met with groups in Maryland’s 5th District over the course of several days last week. Topics of discussion included environmental issues, prescription drug costs, and college affordability.

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Crashed Japanese F-35 Reported Located

F-35

Although it was announced Monday that the Japanese-built F-35 that crashed into the Pacific last month had been found, the US Air Force continues to deny that it has been located.

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Conference to Address PNT Solutions

PNT Solutions

Register now for The Patuxent Partnership’s Positioning, Navigation, and Timing conference Tuesday, May 21, from 8 am to 2:30 pm. at the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland.

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Behavioral Health Action Team to Meet

Access to Care 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, May 10, 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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Navy Salvage Team Joins Search for Crashed F-35A

The Japan F-35A that crashed into the Pacific Ocean about three weeks ago is believed to be lying on the ocean floor. The US 7th Fleet has sent a Navy salvage team to help find the plane.

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