June 19, 2018

MedStar Awards Seven Scholarships

MedStar Scholarship Winners

Seven local students earned scholarships totaling approximately $168,000 from MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown to pursue careers in nursing and allied health.

There’s More to Explore in St. Mary’s

More to Explore

The Healthy Eating Active Living Action Team is again hosting the More to Explore program for St. Mary’s County, MD, from June 18 through Aug. 25, 2018.

Tobacco-Free Action Team to Meet

Tobacco-Free Action Team to Meet

MedStar St. Mary’s supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Tobacco-Free Living Action Team, which will meet 10 to 11:30 am Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department.

MedStar Offers Help for Stroke Survivors

Stroke Survivors

A Stroke Survivors Support Group meets monthly in the Outpatient Pavilion at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown. Learn more about the care and services the hospital offers.

Access to Care Team to Meet

Access to Care Behavioral Health Action Team

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Access to Care Action Team, which will meet from 3 to 4 pm Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Health Connections at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

Behavioral Health Action Team to Meet

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, June 8, 2018, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership.

Juneteenth Festival Planned June 16

Juneteenth Festival

For the 15th year, the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions will offer its annual Juneteenth Festival to celebrate African-American heritage in St. Mary’s County. The free event is set for noon to 8 pm June 16, 2018, at John G. Lancaster Park in Lexington Park.

Feedback Sought Through ArtsPark Survey

ArtsPark

The entire St. Mary’s County region can benefit from the Lexington Park ArtsPark, and right now the Healthy Eating & Active Living Action Team is hoping to find out what could make the park even better.

Wound Healing Center Is Center of the Year

Wound healing

The Wound Healing Center at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown has a new honor to tout. The center has been named the Atlantic Zone’s Center of the Year by Healogics Inc. — one of just seven centers out of nearly 700 to achieve this status.

Volunteers Needed for Mission of Mercy

Mission of Mercy

Volunteers are needed with all skill levels for the Southern Maryland Mission of Mercy dental clinic event in July 2018.