August 24, 2019

NAACP Organizes Back To School Fair

NAACP Back To School

The St. Mary’s County branch of the NAACP is planning a Back To School Fair for Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, from noon to 3 pm. 

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MedStar’s East Run Celebrates 1st Year

East Run

Just over a year ago, MedStar Health Primary Care opened its East Run Center on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park.

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Summer Is Perfect for Superfoods

Superfoods

There is not a single food that provides all the nutrition the human body needs, but there are some Superfoods that boast a concentration of important nutrients, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is Leonardtown is helping to ensure the public knows what they are.

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Might a Fitness Band Replace Fitness Tests?

fitness

The technology exists to make a fitness band for sailors that could replace the semi-annual fitness test and create a “culture of fitness,” says Juan M. Garcia III, the former assistant secretary of the Navy for manpower and reserve affairs and retired Navy Reserve captain.

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Program Focuses on Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Save the date now for The Patuxent Partnership’s upcoming program on Artificial Intelligence, planned for Wednesday, September 25, 2019.

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Adult Learners Earn Hospitality Certificates

Six adult English language learners at the College of Southern Maryland have earned more career potential by getting their Hospitality Certificates. 

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Trump Wants Out of Afghanistan by 2020 Election

Afghanistan

SecState Pompeo says President Trump wants troops out of Afghanistan before the 2020 election. Pompeo says “real progress” has been made with security in the area. “It won’t just be us. … we hope that overall, the need for combat forces in the region is reduced.”

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Med Lab Technology Program at CSM Earns Accreditation

CSM Med Lab Technology Program Earns Accreditation

The College of Southern Maryland celebrated a major milestone for its Medical Laboratory Technology program. The MLT program earned its first national continuing accreditation award from the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

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Behavioral Health Team Meets Aug. 9

HEAL 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, Aug. 9, 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 Tests Cutting-Edge V-BAT Drone

V-BAT Drone

The US Navy sent its expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Spearhead to sea to experiment with a number of cutting-edge technologies, including MartinUAV’s V-BAT drone. V-BAT is capable of vertical takeoff and landings while also retaining the high efficiency of a fixed-wing aircraft for long-endurance missions.

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