January 26, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

DNR Bird Stamp Contest Has a Winner

Bird Stamp

Scott Calpino has won the Maryland Department of Natural Resources annual Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest.

Christmas Trees Recycled Until Jan. 31

Trees Recycling

A reminder for St. Mary’s County residents: Christmas trees can be dropped off at the St. Andrew’s Landfill and the county convenience centers free of charge. Undecorated trees may be placed in the designated areas at these sites through Jan. 31, 2021.

MET Volunteer Land Stewards Needed

Land Stewards

Maryland Environmental Trust is looking for volunteers who are passionate about land conservation to work in the field as volunteer land stewards. Two virtual training classes are being offered in January and February.

Pax Honors 2020 Sailors of the Year

Sailors

ASW1 Jonathan Smitherman, ABH2 Iris Aquino, and ABH3 David Miller have been honored by the NAS Patuxent River Sailor of the Year program.

Members Sought for Redistricting Board

Redistricting

The St. Mary’s County commissioners will appoint five county residents to serve on the new Redistricting Board. Application deadline is Jan. 21, 2021.

MLK Jr. Day Schedule for County Services

Coronavirus

All St. Mary’s County government administrative offices will be closed Monday, January 18, 2021, in observance of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Appointments for many departmental services will resume January 19.

Community Health Assessment Report Available

Community Health Assessment

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership has released the 2020 Community Health Assessment for St. Mary’s County and it is now available to view online. 

Health Department Offers Virtual Programs

Health Department

Registration is open for virtual programs on pregnancy, tobacco cessation, diabetes prevention, and drug overdose response being offered by the St. Mary’s County Health Department.

St. Mary’s Residents 65 & Older Can Register for Vaccine

Vaccine

The St. Mary’s County Health Department has opened COVID-19 vaccination registration for St. Mary’s residents 65 and older in preparation for the next phase of local COVID vaccination efforts.

Fallabel Earns DoD Workforce Award

Fallabel

NAVAIR’s Eric Fallabel has received the 2020 Defense Acquisition Workforce Award for Individual Achievement in the Test and Evaluation.