Monthly Archives: November 2013

Black Leadership Council for Excellence Gospel Concert

Black Leadership Council for Excellence Gospel Concert

Sunday, December 1  Thomas Stone High School Doors Open at 2:00 pm  Concert Starts at 3:00 pm Tickets are $12 in Advance $15 at the Door This event is a fundraiser for the Expanding Horizons and Young Researchers Community Project (YRCP) youth clubs at Thomas Stone High School, with support from BLCE, Bel Alton High...
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Dan Bongino on Policy Debates

The tendency to ignore evidence in policy debates and retreat to the false safety of Party politics is doing significant damage to the country. Here’s what I mean; whenever I debate someone married to Party over principles, and I bring up President Obama’s historic levels of government spending, the standard response is, “Bush spent...
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Arts Alliance Call for Solo Artists

Arts Alliance Call for Solo Artists

Eight Artists Needed for Four Quarterly Shows in 2014 Deadline to Submit is Extended to December 9, 2013 The Charles County Arts Alliance hosts art exhibits in the Charles County Government Building’s Commissioners’ Gallery, and the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, both in La Plata, MD. Submissions will be accepted for each...
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St. Mary’s County Job Opening

System Analyst IO4, $68,203 – $78,936 (B.O.E) + FRINGE BENEFITS DEPARTMENT: Emergency Services and Technology OPENING DATE: 11-27-13 CLOSING DATE: 12-11-13 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Associates degree or certification in a network operating system; Experience: Three years or more experience in information systems technology with at least one year in the area of system administration. Note: Any...
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Gerald Francis Balenger, Sr., 78

Gerald Francis Balenger, Sr., 78

Gerald Francis Balenger, Sr., 78 of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away November 27, 2013 at his daughter’s residence. Born March 24, 1935 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Theodore Hiram Balenger and Gertrude Estelle Stone Balenger. He was a retired union painter for District Council 51 Local 368, Washington, D.C. In his...
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TownePlace Suites Making Blankets for Hospital’s Children

TownePlace Suites Making Blankets for Hospital’s Children

The TownePlace Suites by Marriott is making blankets for MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s children in need. There are many children in our area that need the warmth of a new blanket this Holiday Season. Please stop by our hotel any time of the day to drop off a new blanket that you would like...
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North Beach Polar Bear Plunge Looking for Sponsors

Last year, about 30 generous companies sponsored the Annual Polar Bear Plunge. With their $300 sponsor, each company received: their name/logo on the back of the plunge t-shirt, their name/logo was on the events sponsorship banner that was hung at the boardwalk for each event in 2013, and 4 free t-shirts. This is a...
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CSM Celebrates Holiday Concerts Throughout December

CSM Celebrates Holiday Concerts Throughout December

Events Throughout December Dance, Music Programs Begin December 2 The College of Southern Maryland will present special concerts and events from holiday-themed performances to student recitals and community concerts to celebrate the season at its three campuses throughout December. CSM’s Dance Ensemble will present its production, “Winter Wonderland,” December 2 with a variety of...
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Public Forum Scheduled for December 3

The Charles County Board of Commissioners would like to inform citizens that the next public forum will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 pm in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room at the Charles County Government Building (200 Baltimore Street, La Plata). Sign-in will begin at 6 pm outside the Commissioner Meeting Room. Public...
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Museum Presents 28th Christmas Doll and Train Exhibit

Museum Presents 28th Christmas Doll and Train Exhibit

St. Clement’s Island Museum Presents 28th Christmas Doll and Train Exhibit The St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point, MD will present the 28th Annual Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit, beginning December 1, for a month-long exhibition. The museum will come alive with antique and collectible dolls, toys and working miniature trains in a...
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Forrest Center Presents Dinner and a Show

Forrest Center Presents Dinner and a Show

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality & Tourism programs and the SkillsUSA chapter at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center will host Dinner & A Show with Reggie Rice on Friday, December 6, 2013 in the school’s Dohrman Room. Doors open at 5:30 pm, dinner will be served at 6:00 pm and...
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Colonial Christmas at Smallwood Retreat House

Colonial Christmas at Smallwood Retreat House

December 8th 1 pm – 7 pm Colonial Christmas is alive at the Smallwood Retreat House in Smallwood State Park. Tour General Smallwood’s house decorated for the holidays, learn about cooking in Colonial times, and visit with costumed interpreters around the fire while enjoying holiday treats. This holiday season, you can tour the house and...
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Mount Aventine at Chapman State Park

Mount Aventine at Chapman State Park

December 7th and 8th    11 am – 4 pm The sounds of season are alive at Mount Aventine at Chapman State Park December 7th and 8th. Visitors are invited to tour the grounds and enjoy holiday treats in the house which is decorated for the holidays. Located on 2200 unspoiled acres in Chapman...
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Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to Offer Holiday Exhibit

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to Offer Holiday Exhibit

The Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum and Historic Park in Piney Point will present a holiday exhibit inside the museum, Potomac River Maritime building and lighthouse keeper’s quarters, a historic building not normally open to the public. The exhibit’s theme is “Home for Christmas” with each room of the keeper’s quarters incorporating a holiday setting...
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Candlelight Tour Through the Restored Haberdeventure

Candlelight Tour Through the Restored Haberdeventure

December 7th 10 am – 7 pm / December 8th 10 am – 4 pm Thomas Stone National Historic Site, also known as Haberdeventure, was the original home of Thomas Stone, a Maryland signer of the Declaration of Independence. The site is open December 7th and 8th for visitors to enjoy the house decorated...
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Annmarie Garden In Lights Extravaganza!

Annmarie Garden In Lights Extravaganza!

Runs December 6 through January 5  Award-winning holiday light show to feature nightly entertainment Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland has announced the complete entertainment schedule for Annmarie Garden In Lights, their award-winning holiday light show. Start your tour in the Murray Arts Building where you will find the Ornament Show...
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MedStar St. Mary’s Welcomes New Pediatrician

MedStar St. Mary’s Welcomes New Pediatrician

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is pleased to welcome Juhlpong Vilai, MD, to its Medical Staff. Dr. Vilai is the hospital’s new full time pediatrician with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Vilai’s new practice opens Monday, December 2 in the Shanti Building located in Leonardtown, Md., and is now accepting new patients....
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Boehner Praises Signing of Drug Safety & PREEMIE Health Bills

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after President Obama signed the Drug Quality & Security Act (H.R. 3204) and the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act (S. 252) into law this afternoon: “These two critical public health bills will help protect families against counterfeit drugs, strengthen efforts to help ensure babies born prematurely have...
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Small Business Latest to Bear Burden of Obamacare Failure

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement in response to the Obama administration’s announcement that it will not launch an online health care exchange for small businesses, delaying the feature a full year. “The president bit off more than he can chew with this health care law, and small businesses are now...
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Hoyer Statement on World AIDS Day

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of the 25th World AIDS Day, which is Sunday, December 1: “This Sunday marks World AIDS Day, when we recommit ourselves to combating HIV-AIDS in America and across the world. While great strides have been made to prevent the spread...
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Capitol Steps Coming to Calvert

Capitol Steps Coming to Calvert

The Capitol Steps Comedy Troupe is coming to Calvert February 21, 2013 at Huntingtown High School. Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse Inc. (CAASA) is pleased to announce that the comedy troupe that began as a group of Senate Staffers, will present a show based on songs from their current album “Fiscal Shades of Gray”....
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Olde Tyme Holiday Gathering in Town of La Plata

Olde Tyme Holiday Gathering in Town of La Plata

Sunday   December 1, 2013   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm The sounds and spirit of the season bring friends and neighbors together for an afternoon of good cheer. Join us for holiday music, horse-drawn carriage rides, crafts for kids, refreshments, and a visit from Santa! Schedule of Events ~ • Horse Drawn Carriage Rides: 3:30...
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Chesapeake Choral Arts Society in Concert

The Chesapeake Choral Arts Society presents: A Renaissance Christmas with guest performance by the Schubert Singers This Christmas season the Chesapeake Choral Arts Society will present A Renaissance Christmas, under the direction of Michael Santana and Leroy Pressley. The concert will feature works from the Middle Ages and Renaissance periods as well as more...
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Walter Severn Jones, 82

Walter Severn Jones, 82

Walter Severn Jones, 82 of Annapolis, Maryland formally of St. Leonard, Maryland passed away November 27, 2013 in Annapolis, Maryland. He was born March 22, 1931 in Weems, Virginia to the late Virgil W. and Katharine E. Jones. Walter served in the Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of the Sons...
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William “Willie” Benedict Stone, 78

William “Willie” Benedict Stone, 78

William “Willie” Benedict Stone, 78 of Hollywood, MD, died unexpectedly November 28, 2013 at his residence. Born October 30, 1935 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late John David Stone and Lucille Goldsborough Stone. He was the loving husband of Leona “Lonie” Virginia Stone whom he married on December 12, 1959...
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