July292014

GMHS Students’ Stand Up! App Wins Award

GMHS Students’ Stand Up! App Wins Award

Posted for Congressman Steny Hoyer Pax II

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) announced the inaugural winners of the Fifth District Congressional App Competition: Paris Ferguson, Kamesha Hicks, Rainbow Lewis, Señora Louis, Jameia Lynn, Elizabeth Pratt, and Kayla Young, all students from Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, Maryland.

The students created Stand Up!, an app…

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Mattingly Calls for Veterans Treatment Court

Mattingly Calls for Veterans Treatment Court

Posted for Shane Mattingly

There are approximately 30,000 Marylanders who have fought in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and 20 percent of them have symptoms of a mental disorder or substance abuse. When you include Maryland veterans from the Gulf War and Vietnam War, these numbers increase significantly.

Many states from around the country have found that by having a special court to deal…

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Broitman Resigns Key DoD Contracting Post

Broitman Resigns Key DoD Contracting Post

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DoD industrial policy chief Elana Broitman announced that she will step down next monthafter only five months on the job, Defense News reports. Ms. Broitman served as…

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July282014

SMECO Again Tops in Customer Satisfaction

SMECO Again Tops in Customer Satisfaction

Posted for SMECO Pax III

Overall customer satisfaction with residential electric utilities increases year after year with improvements in corporate citizenship and outage communications, according to an industry study that again finds SMECO with top marks.
The J.D. Power 2014 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study, now in its 16th year, measures customer satisfaction with…

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MD Rural Health Prez from MedStar St. Mary’s

MD Rural Health Prez from MedStar St. Mary’s

Posted for Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital Pax III

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital associate Lori Werrell, director of Health Connections, was recently elected president of the Maryland Rural Health Association (MRHA), a nonprofit organization that advocates for quality rural health care in Maryland.

Ms. Werrell, who became involved with the group in 2011 as a representative for Southern Maryland,…

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Defining the Future of K-MAX

Defining the Future of K-MAX

Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the Leader’s owners or staff.Morning Coffee logo

Two Marine Corps K-MAX robot helicopters are home after a 33-month deployment that saw the unmanned aircraft make 2,250 tons of deliveries. Breaking Defense takes a…

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July272014

$135,800 Federal Grant for Ridge Vol. Fire Dept.

$135,800 Federal Grant for Ridge Vol. Fire Dept.

Posted for Congressman Steny Hoyer Pax II

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) announced that the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $135,850 in federal grant funds through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program to improve operations and safety.

“I’m pleased to announce that Ridge Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded a substantial grant to support operations and…

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July262014

Chaptico Classic Race & Walk

Chaptico Classic Race & Walk

Posted for Three Oaks Center Community Builder  

Start the last weekend in August off with a bang and a race or stroll along scenic country roads.   The 29th annual running of the Chaptico Classic, described by Running Times as “one of the best county road races,” will take place on Saturday, August 30. Registration begins at 7 am and races start at 8.

Run a 5K or 10K T.A.C. certified course to…

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July252014

Summer Temps Can Cause Heat Stroke

Summer Temps Can Cause Heat Stroke

Posted for Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital Pax III

One of the most serious heat-related ailments is heat stroke. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heat stroke can cause death or permanent disability if emergency treatment is not provided.

Heat stroke, also referred to as sunstroke, is most likely to occur when the body is no longer able to control its temperature. What…

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July242014

Declutter Your Home for a Quicker Sale, Use ExtraStorage

Declutter Your Home for a Quicker Sale, Use ExtraStorage

Posted for ExtraSpace Storage at Willows Road Business Park Leading Edge  

Before your house goes on the market, advise real estate experts, declutter your home.  Use ExtraSpace Storage at Willows Road Business Park for climate controlled storage of all the belongings you don’t use regularly.

ExtraSpace Storage at Willows Road has climate controlled units that will keep your valuable possessions…

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