August 2014

September Events at Calvert Marine Museum

We hope to see you in September at the Calvert Marine Museum. Activities and programs are offered for all members of the family. For a complete listing, visit the website  Friday, September 5 – First Free FridayThe museum is open and [...]

CMH Seeks Volunteers for Patient Advisory Council

Calvert Memorial Hospital is looking for patients and family members who are interested in volunteering to serve on a new advisory council created to enhance the patient care experience. To obtain an application, call 410-535-8212 or download the form at [...]

 Hunter’s Heroes Held Poker Run for Childhood Cancer

On Saturday, August 23, 2014, the American Legion Post 274 in Lusby was alive with the roar of motorcycle engines. The bikes and their riders were taking part in the 3rd annual Poker Run to benefit Hunter’s Heroes Ride for the Cure. The poker run is in memory of [...]

Veronica Marie Moxon, 96

Veronica Marie Moxon of Solomons, Md, passed away peacefully on August 27, 2014 at Asbury Health Care Center at the age of 96. She was preceded in death by her husband, George W Moxon, Colonel USAF Retired. Ronnie was born in Cambridge, Ma, on February 12, 1918, the [...]

Blue Crabs Slump to Third Straight Loss

Southern Maryland drops three games out of first place  The Lancaster Barnstormers scored in each of the first three innings and held on to defeat the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 5-3 Saturday night at Regency Furniture Stadium. Lancaster has now won nine straight games [...]

United Way Holds 20th Annual ‘Day of Caring’

On September 10, 2014, volunteers will gather at Bayside Toyota at 7:30 am, to kick off the Day of Caring. This is the 20th annual volunteer event to help break the cycle of poverty. These volunteers come from local businesses and the community to work with United Way of [...]

‘Wandering Books’ Through SoMD

“Wandering Books” Part of One Maryland One Book More than 45 “wandering books” will be traveling throughout Southern Maryland as part of this year’s One Maryland One Book (OMOB) project.  The books are copies of this year’s OMOB [...]

Casualty Incident Drill to Train Future First Responders

College of Southern Maryland Emergency Medical Services (EMS) student Meagan McCurry didn’t know what to expect or how she would react during the mass casualty incident (MCI) drill as she mulled over scenarios on her drive to the La Plata Campus Aug. 9. She hoped [...]

CMH named 2014 Most Wired

Calvert Memorial Hospital has been named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” by the American Hospital Association. It is one of only six hospitals in Maryland and 375 nationwide to be recognized. The award is given to those healthcare organizations that have adopted a [...]

Castillo Sinks Crabs in Extra-inning Tilt

Former Blue Crab delivers for Barnstormers  Former Southern Maryland Blue Crab catcher Keith Castillo delivered a go-ahead, two-run single in the top of the 12th to give the Lancaster Barnstormers a 5-3 victory over the Blue Crabs at Regency Furniture Stadium. A [...]

Someone You Should Know- Matthew White

It gives me great joy to write about my “little buddy” Matthew White of Chesapeake Beach as this week’s personality.  While the purpose of this column is to inform you of a beautiful person living here in our wonderful County and all their good deeds, I am afraid [...]
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