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Wednesday’s Pet is GRACIE

Wednesday’s Pet is GRACIE

Wednesday’s Pet for 9/13/17 is GRACIE Featured Pet: Gracie Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Beagle Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Gracie is new to the Humane Society of Calvert.  Although they are still getting to know her, it...
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Calvert County Businesses Invited to Participate in Annual Job Fair

Calvert County Businesses Invited to Participate in Annual Job Fair

Calvert County businesses have the opportunity to reach qualified, motivated local job seekers at the 2017 Calvert County Job Fair. This annual event will be held Thursday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the College of Southern Maryland Prince Frederick Campus, Building B. The job fair is cosponsored by the Calvert County Department of...
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12th Annual Breast Cancer Walk Set for Oct. 7

12th Annual Breast Cancer Walk Set for Oct. 7

Walk to support the men and women in your life at the 12th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fitness Walk on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event begins at Indian Head Village Green (100 Walter Thomas Road, Indian Head) and continues for three miles on the Indian Head Rail Trail....
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MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s 12th Annual Auxiliary Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 21

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s 12th Annual Auxiliary Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 21

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s 12th Annual Auxiliary Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, at Breton Bay Golf and Country Club in Leonardtown. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a 9 a.m. tee off. This annual event helps fund equipment, capital projects, patient and associate improvements and other projects for the non-profit facility....
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NAVAIR Leadership Development Program welcomes 80 Future Leaders

NAVAIR Leadership Development Program welcomes 80 Future Leaders

The tradition of NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) is alive and well as the 2017 cohort begins their journey to expand their organizational knowledge and sharpen their business and leadership skills. The newest cohort, comprised of 80 civilians and military members, has already taken part in the first of five classes: leadership orientation and...
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Wednesdays Pet: Help our Local Pet Rescues as they Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Wednesdays Pet: Help our Local Pet Rescues as they Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Many local rescues have stepped in, to help with pets that were affected by Hurricane Harvey. These are animals that were already in shelters or foster care. The help from our rescues will allow displaced pets in the affected areas to have the best chance possible to remain local. Dozens of volunteers in our...
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Turning Anglers’ Trophies into Community Bounty

Turning Anglers’ Trophies into Community Bounty

In catch-and-release fishing tournaments across Maryland, professional and amateur anglers routinely compete for a chance to catch record setting trophy fish. Fish caught during these tournaments typically are released back in the water, but inevitably some – up to 5 percent – don’t survive. That’s a low percentage of fish lost, but it’s enough...
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‘Beetle Bug’ Flies Into Lottery Winner’s Circle with $50,000 Prize

‘Beetle Bug’ Flies Into Lottery Winner’s Circle with $50,000 Prize

A loyal Anne Arundel County scratch-off player who dubbed himself “Beetle Bug” is flying high after winning the $50,000 top prize on the Power 5s game. Persistence paid off for the retiree, who achieved his goal of winning big on the $5 instant ticket game. “When I first bought the Power 5s ticket, I won $5,000,” said the...
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Sheriff’s Office Recognized for Commitment to Safety in Public Schools

Sheriff’s Office Recognized for Commitment to Safety in Public Schools

Since 2015, Sheriff Tim Cameron and Superintendent Scott Smith have made collaboration on safety issues a top priority. They host a myriad of Opioid Awareness events for students and their parents, train and increase partnerships between school resources officers and administration, and continue to work on their safety plans in the event of a...
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Tri-County Animal Shelter Provides Safe Place for Dogs Following Hurricane Harvey

Tri-County Animal Shelter Provides Safe Place for Dogs Following Hurricane Harvey

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is rescuing and transporting 12 dogs from the shelters affected by Hurricane Harvey.  The Tri-County Animal Shelter is a Humane Society of the United States placement partner and will be working with the Humane Society of Charles County, Round Table Haven, and Pets in Need in Southern Maryland to house...
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Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop Invites the Community to Their 2nd Year Anniversary Celebration

Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop Invites the Community to Their 2nd Year Anniversary Celebration

Barbara and Chip Whipkey, owners of Wild Birds Unlimited of St. Mary’s County opened their Wild Birds Unlimited store in August of 2015.  Since that time, they have been actively sharing the joy of backyard birdfeeding with the community and have received a lot of support from the community in this endeavor. The Whipkey’s...
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Elks Disaster Relief Program Helping Texas Victims

Elks Disaster Relief Program Helping Texas Victims

National Elks President Malcolm J. McPherson Jr. recently announced Local Elks Lodges from every state, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal Zone will be raising donations to assist the thousands impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. National Elks President Malcolm J. McPherson Jr. also authorized a donation of $25,000 be made from the...
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CSM Signs Six to Volleyball Team for 2017 Season

CSM Signs Six to Volleyball Team for 2017 Season

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) has signed six players to the Hawks’ volleyball team for the 2017-18 season. They include Alexis Lauer, middle hitter (Huntingtown High School); Reagan Tuiasosopo, outside/middle blocker (North Point High School); Aliyah Jackson, outside (Riverdale Baptist High School); Alexandra Allen, outside/middle hitter (Skyview High School, Billings, Montana); Savannah Carroll,...
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‘Light of Day’ event kicks off Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

‘Light of Day’ event kicks off Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Staring down at her weapon while on her fourth deployment to Afghanistan, Tracy Hurtt was delirious. “Pick me up,” she heard the weapon say. Hurtt, a retired Army sergeant first class and now a NAVAIR civilian, was battling bronchitis from the poor air quality and then made the unfortunate discovery, via social media, her...
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Tourism Spending in Maryland Grows to 17.3 Billion, Visitors To The State Increase

Tourism Spending in Maryland Grows to 17.3 Billion, Visitors To The State Increase

Visitors to Maryland spent $17.3 billion on travel expenses in 2016, up 2.7 percent from the previous year, according to a report released today by the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce. In addition, Maryland welcomed more than 42 million visitors in 2016, a four percent increase...
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Wednesday’s Pet is BABU

Wednesday’s Pet is BABU

Wednesday’s Pet for 8/30/17 is BABU Featured Pet: Babu Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua Sex: Male Size: Small (7 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Babu is a handsome 7-year-old male Chihuahua. He is very affectionate, sociable and sweet....
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HX-21 earns Secretary of the Navy 2016 Aviation Safety Award

HX-21 earns Secretary of the Navy 2016 Aviation Safety Award

Air Test and Evaluation Squadron TWO ONE (HX-21) was presented the 2016 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Safety Excellence Award for Aviation  during a ceremony at the Navy Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. in June. The acting Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable Sean Stackley, commended HX-21 on their commitment to safety excellence, to...
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Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces September Promotions

Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces September Promotions

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the following September monthly promotions and reminders: Somebody to Love Adoption Event (Saturday, Sept. 9) On this special day, the shelter is reducing adoption fees for cats to $50 and dogs to $100. We have many pets looking for love. From cats and dogs to other...
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Waldorf Resident Claimed $10,000 Scratch Off Prize

Waldorf Resident Claimed $10,000 Scratch Off Prize

A Waldorf resident claimed a $10,000 prize on The Big $10 Ticket on Aug. 23. The Charles County man purchased the lucky ticket at Westlake Liquors, located at 1182 Smallwood Drive West in Waldorf. The Big $10 Ticket launched in November 2016, and one of its $100,000 top prizes remains unclaimed, along with five more $10,000 prizes...
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Foundation 4 Heroes’ 2nd Annual Veteran’s Trip to Nats Park is a Hit

Foundation 4 Heroes’ 2nd Annual Veteran’s Trip to Nats Park is a Hit

On Wednesday August 16th Foundation 4 Heroes brought Veterans from Charlotte Hall Veterans Home and the VFW Post 2632, in Hollywood, to enjoy a game between the Washington Nationals and the Anaheim Angels. It was a warm day for sure but that didn’t deter the spirit and excitement of the group. The game was...
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Wednesday’s Pet is HENRY

Wednesday’s Pet is HENRY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-16-17 HENRY Featured Pet: Henry Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Golden Retriever Sex: Male Size: Large Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Henry is a 7-year-old Golden Retriever that still acts like a puppy. He loves the water, even mud puddles. Henry walks great on a...
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Aerial Inspirations – Fine Art and Flight at the Pax Museum

Aerial Inspirations – Fine Art and Flight at the Pax Museum

The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum is proud to announce the opening of its first art exhibition: Aerial Inspirations. The exhibit will feature the work of Mary Edna Fraser, a Charleston-based artist. Large scale installations of silk fabric dyed in batik fashion and inspired directly by Fraser’s aerial photography of land and sea will...
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All Faith Church Celebrates 325th Anniversary

All Faith Church Celebrates 325th Anniversary

All Faith Episcopal Church, located at 38885 New Market Turner Road, Mechanicsville, Maryland, will be hosting an open house and homecoming service on September 24 at 4 p.m. The church is commemorating the 325th anniversary of the founding of All Faith Parish, which dates back to 1692. All Faith Church has been located at...
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Back to School Anti-Bullying/Drug Prevention Event to be Held

Back to School Anti-Bullying/Drug Prevention Event to be Held

On September 3, 2017 the 1st Annual Back to School Anti-Bullying/Drug Prevention Kick-Off! will be held at Chancellors Run Regional Park, in Great Mills. We will have the following: Free food and supplies for the kids (While it last) 3 on 3 basketball games Lots of activities/games for the kids Free giveaways (shoes for...
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Kids Fishing Tournament Scheduled for September

Kids Fishing Tournament Scheduled for September

The Golden Beach/Patuxent Knolls Civic Association is holding its annual Kids Fishing Tournament on Sunday, September 17, 2017. at Long Point on Waterview Drive, subdivision of Golden Beach in Mechanicsville. Registration is at 9:30 am. The tournament is from 10 am – 12:30 pm. Entry fee is $5 per child. Age categories are: up...
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