November 28, 2020

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Holidays Events at Museums & in Town -

Friday, November 27, 2020

New Exhibits Greet Visitors to Lighthouse -

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

SMECO Employees Raise Funds for Hospitals -

Monday, November 16, 2020

Health Equity Webinar Series Set -

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Town Hosts Veterans Day Virtual Celebration

Veterans Day

While the annual Veterans Day celebration will look differently in 2020 because of COVID-19 precautions, the St. Mary’s County commissioners and the Leonardtown commissioners will present a virtual celebration of the nation’s heroes.

There will not be a parade or any public events but, beginning at 10 am Wednesday, November 11, the community is invited to visit or the Town of Leonardtown or St. Mary’s County Government Facebook pages to watch the virtual tribute.

The virtual celebration will include rousing video messages from dignitaries, community groups, first responders, and many others. There will also be special feature segments that highlight veterans’ topics of interest, musical presentations from local talent, and patriotic readings.

At 11 am, the tribute continues with a special ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the Victory at Iwo Jima. Guest speakers for this event include Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford, St. Mary’s County Commissioner President Randy Guy, Leonardtown Mayor Dan Burris and many others. This observance will conclude with a wreath-laying ceremony and memorial tributes to local families who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

For more information about the Veterans Day Virtual Celebration, contact Brandy Blackstone with the town of Leonardtown at or ALisa Casas with St. Mary’s County government at

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