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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Calvert

The Calvert County Times

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Through Hurricanes,
Tornados, and More
Traders Seafood Steak & Ale
Celebrates 15 Years in Business
IN LOCAL

Harriet Elizabeth Brown Commemoration Taskforce Gets to Work

IN BUSINESS

Chesapeakes Bounty Soon to Open New Location in North Beach

IN EDUCATION

SoMd CAN Rolls Out Two Initiatives for the Upcoming School Year

Photo by Frank Marquart

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

CONTENTS
Local News

Letters

Cops & Courts

On the Cover

10

Feature

11

Education

12

Community

15

Business

17

Sports

18

Entertainment Calendar

19

Community Calendar

20

Library Calendar

21

Games

22

Classifieds

23

Obituaries
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pg. 9

pg. 18

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Hoyer Visits Prince Frederick

Calvert County welcomed Congressman Steny Hoyer (MD-5) to celebrate the


25th signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Congressional Art
Competition.

to celebrate the ADA and its positive impact on the lives of people with disabilities
and without.

25th Anniversary of the ADA

In addition to his visit to the Arc of


Southern Maryland, Hoyer attended an
event at the CalvART Gallery to honor the
Fifth District participants of the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. The nationwide high school visual art competition is
sponsored by the Congressional Institute to
recognize and encourage artistic talent in
our communities.

Hoyer was a lead sponsor of the ADA in


the House of Representatives. It was signed
into law on July 26, 1990, and has enabled
millions of people with disabilities to participate more fully and equally in society.
He met with continents at the Arc of Southern Maryland location in Prince Frederick

Congressional Art Competition

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Harriet Elizabeth
Brown Commemoration
Taskforce Gets to Work
By Sarah Miller
Staff Writer

sarahmiller@countytimes.net

Citizens Cautioned
to be Aware of
Hazardous Tidal Currents

Following the recent, tragic drownings in the


Chesapeake Bay off of Cove Point, citizens are
cautioned to be aware of hazardous conditions
caused by tidal currents reacting to certain geological formations.
We are deeply saddened by recent drownings
off of Cove Point, said Steve Weems, president
of the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners. Our thoughts and prayers remain
with the families who have been impacted. In an
effort to educate swimmers, we are in the process of posting signs at Cove Point Beach alerting swimmers to potential dangers of swimming in open water. We encourage everyone
swimming in open waters to make sure to take
all necessary precautions to avoid injury.
Citizens are asked to review the following
safety information regarding rip currents:

The Harriet Elizabeth Brown


Commemoration Taskforce had
their first meeting on July 27 to discuss the best way to remember local
civil rights hero Harriet Elizabeth
Brown.
Harriet Elizabeth Brown was an
African-American teacher in Calvert County who, in 1937, successfully sued the county for pay equal
to white teachers in the county with
equivalent credentials.
The taskforce was formed during
the 2015 legislative session to find a
way to recognize Ms. Browns important historical role from the state level, according to documents provided

by taskforce chair Margaret Dunkle.


The taskforce includes representatives from the Commission for Women, the BOCC, local senators and
delegates, the NAACP, the Calvert
Historical Society and more.
Its a high powered task force to
look at the legacy of Harriet Elizabeth Brown and commemorate her
for future generations, Dunkle said,
adding that its important to memorialize pioneers who fought to ensure
the next generation is treated fairly.
The next meeting will be on Aug.
10 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the College of
Maryland Prince Fredrick campus
in the Building B conference room.

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Stay at least 100 feet away from piers and


jetties; permanent rip currents often exist near
these structures.
If you are caught in a rip current, stay calm
and do not fight the current.
Swim parallel to the shore until you are out
of the current.
Once you are free, turn and swim toward
shore.
If you can't swim to the shore, float or tread
water until you are free of the rip current and

then head toward shore.


If you cant make it to the shore, draw attention to yourself by waving and calling for help.
If someone is in trouble in the water, get help
from a lifeguard. If a lifeguard is not available,
call 911. Throw the victim something that floats
a lifejacket, cooler, inflatable ball -- and yell
instructions on how to escape the current.
Always check conditions before entering the
water to make sure you know of any potential
hazards. Do not swim or wade in an area where
conditions exist that amplify tidal currents, such
as narrow points where water depths can be extreme and little if any warning exists identifying
the change in water depth or the current.

For more information about water safety,


please visit www.co.cal.md.us and select Services then Public Safety. For information on
Calvert County Government, visit www.co.cal.
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Calvert County is Marylands smallest county in land area with 213 square miles. It is
home to nearly 90,000 people and has one of
the highest standards of living in Maryland.
Major industries include defense contracting, information technology, tourism, energy,
advanced manufacturing and administrative
services.

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Americans popularly speak about various


Rights as though those Rights are ordained
as indivisible and without consequence; that
they exist in a vacuum independent of other
forces.
Each of these Rights, as surely as a coin
has two sides, have an accompanying
Responsibility.
Right to vote brings the Responsibility to
study candidates and issues to make an informed vote.
Freedom from slavery and involuntary
servitude requires the individual to educate
oneself and seek improvement, work, prosper, overcome obstacles, and care for others.
Ones Right to remain silent brings with it
the Responsibility to speak truthfully.
Ownership of property carries the Responsibility to properly maintain and repair
that property.
When executing the Right to petition the
Government for a redress of grievances,
ones Responsibility requires providing
sound and truthful evidence.
The Right of people peacefully to assemble means one has the Responsibility to
respect the rights of the opposition to also
peacefully assemble.
We are all created equal, but individual
Responsibility determines if we excel or not.
Our Right to the pursuit of happiness
can only be assured through our Responsibility to seek wisdom and purity as our
founders intended.

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The Right to alter or to abolish one form


of government and to institute new Government, but there is a Responsibility to make
changes through peaceable means and to be
very careful when organizing the various
powers such as our founders did with their
system of checks and balances.
We have the Right to bear arms and
when doing so must ensure the use of weapons is done judiciously.
Our Right to the free exercise of religion
brings a Responsibility to provide faithful
worship.
Our Right to life brings the profound Responsibility to protect life, especially the
most vulnerable among us, the unborn.
For brevity, there were additional Rights
identified within the Declaration of Independence and US Constitution to include
being secure in ones person, house, papers,
effects, and protection against unreasonable
searches. Several dwelt upon due process of
law, speedy trial and punishments.
Regardless, one can easily identify that
each of these Rights brings with it at least
one Responsibility.

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Wawa Robbery
Under Investigation

On Tuesday, July 28, Deputy J. Buck of


the Calvert County Sheriffs Office initiated investigation into a reported theft of
cigarettes from the WAWA convenience
store, located at 10205 Kirksville Lane,
Dunkirk, Calvert County, Maryland. Investigation revealed the below pictured
suspects leaned over an unattended cashiers counter and stole at least six cartons of Marlboro Lights cigarettes at
around 5 p.m. on July 28.
Both black male suspects are believed
to be 36 42 years of age. Height is estimated at between 6-0 and 6-2. The
bald suspect is believed to weigh between
170 and 200 pounds. The weight on the
suspect wearing the black hat was estimated to be between 200 and 230 pounds.
The suspect vehicle is believed to be a
brown in color, Volvo station wagon. The
year on the vehicle was estimated to be
2009.
Anyone with information concerning
the identity of the above suspects is asked

to contact the Calvert


County Sheriffs Office

at 410-535-2800.
Citizens with information on the above
crime or any criminal activity in Calvert
County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County
Crime Solvers link through the Sheriffs
Office website. Go to http://www.co.cal.
md.us/residents/safety/law/sheriff/ and
click on the Crime Solvers link to leave
an anonymous tip on-line, or call 410535-2880. Information leading to the
arrest and conviction of a suspect could
result in a $1,000 reward.
Submitted by Calvert County Sheriffs
Office

Drowning at
Cove Point Beach

On Aug. 1, at approximately 12:43 p.m.,


the Calvert Control Center received a report
of a person in need of rescue in the waters
near the Cove Point Lighthouse. Emergency Medical Services and Calvert County
Sheriffs Deputies were dispatched to the
area. Members of the Solomons VFD arrived on scene by boat and pulled the victim,
unresponsive, from the water. The victim
was taken to shore at the Cove Point Lighthouse where EMS performed CPR. The
victim was transported by Ambulance to
Calvert Memorial Hospital where he was
pronounced deceased. The preliminary
investigation revealed that the victim was
invited to the beach by a friend who is a
resident of Cove Point. The victim and his

friend walked out to the point near the lighthouse where the victim decided to go into
the water. The deceaseds friend decided
to stay on the shore. A short time later, the
victim was heard calling for help however,
his friend was unable to reach him due to
the swift current. Citizens on the beach
attempted to rescue the victim by throwing him a life ring, however, they were
unsuccessful.
Members of the Calvert Investigative Bureau have assumed the investigation of the
case. The deceased is Michael Stanley Oliver 57 of Clinton, Md.
Submitted by Calvert County Sheriffs
Office

Dirt Bike Crash in


Prince Frederick

On July 29, at approximately 12:46 p.m.,


members of the Calvert County Sheriffs
Office Patrol Bureau and the Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of
Sheridan Point Road and Fig Point Road in
Prince Frederick for the report of a serious
crash involving a dirt bike.
Preliminary investigation revealed a
1999 Yamaha YZ125 dirt bike was traveling
along Sheridan Point Road prior to Fig Point
Road. The dirt bike was traveling southwest along the solid double yellow centerline when the operator began to lose control. The motorcycle traveled off the roadway, crossed a gravel driveway and struck
a Crepe Myrtle tree. The operator and the
motorcycle veered off the tree and struck a
metal sign support post causing the operator
to be ejected. The operator struck his head
on the sign support post. The operator and
the motorcycle came to rest at the base of the
metal sign support post.
The dirt bike was being operated by Cory

Jermaine Mackall, a 27-year-old male of


Prince Frederick, Maryland. He was not
wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
The evidence on scene and witness statements suggests that Mackall had been consuming alcohol prior to the crash. Mackall
was transported to the University Medical
Center in Baltimore by Maryland State Police Trooper 7 and is listed in critical but stable condition. At this time alcohol, speed,
and driver error are factors that contributed
to the crash.
The Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating the events that led up to the
crash. Anyone with additional information
regarding the crash is asked to contact Dfc.
J. Hardesty of the Calvert County Sheriffs
Office Crash Reconstruction Team at 410535-2800 or via email at hardesje@co.cal.
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STATE POLICE REPORT


Prince Frederick Barrack

Theft:
On 7/29/15 @ 4:16 pm, Trooper
Rucker responded to the Food Lion
Grocery Store in Prince Frederick
for a reported theft. The suspect was
located at the intersection of Rt. 231

and Prince Frederick Blvd. The stolen items were recovered. Joseph F.
Gross, 49 of Port Republic, was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert
County Detention Center.

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For Information On
Damaged Equipment
On June 7, an official with Thomas
L. Hance Excavating contacted the
Sheriffs Office to report damage to
construction equipment and supplies.
The crime occurred at the rear of The
Farms of Hunting Creek subdivision
on Hunstman Drive in Huntingtown,
Calvert County, Md. During the investigation it was learned that the crime
occurred between the evening hours
of June 6 an the afternoon of June 7.
Suspect(s) damaged the construction
equipment and caused over $50,000 in
damages to the machinery.
Detective DeFelice has been assigned this investigation and requests

any person with information related


to this crime contact him. Detective
DeFelice can be contacted via phone
at 410-535-2800 extension 2669 or
via email at defelinb@co.cal.md.us.
If you would like to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Solvers
at 410-535-2880.
A cash reward of over $10,000 has
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the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for damaging the construction equipment.
Submitted by Calvert County Sheriffs
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The Calvert County Times runs complimentary obituaries as submitted by funeral homes
and readers. We run them in the order we receive them. Any submissions that come to
news@countytimes.net after noon on Mondays may run in the following weeks edition.

Violette Mae Rowell, 87


Violette Mae Rowell,
87, of Prince Frederick
passed away July 27 at
her home. She was born
on December 31, 1927
in Baltimore to the late
Haze and Evelyn Buckmaster. Devoted wife of
Ernest L. Rowell, beloved
mother of Bonnie Blackwell, Debbie
Weimert, Marilyn Harkey, Ernest L. Rowell, Jr., Lisa Rowell, Johnny Darnell, Darrell Caudill, the late Vernie Reid and the
late Calvin Darnell. She is also survived
by 14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and one great, great grandchild. She
was preceded in death by two brothers,
Haze and Mackie Buckmaster.
The family received friends at the First
Baptist Church of Calvert County, German
Chapel Road, Prince Frederick on Friday
July 31 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
where services were held on Saturday,
August 1 at 11 a.m. Interment followed
in Wesley Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Hospice.

Jeannette Cantwell
Chandler, 77
On Saturday, July
25 Jeannette Cantwell
Chandler died at home
one year after being diagnosed with ALS. She
was 77 at the time of her
death.
A native of Washington, D.C., Jeannie attended Notre Dame
High School and Trinity College. She
later received her M.A.I., the highest
designation in real estate appraisal, and
started a successful residential and commercial appraisal firm, Benchmark Appraisal Group, which she sold to Mercantile Mortgage Corporation. For over 20
years, beginning in the late 1960s, her
love for dogs led to an avocation as a Professional Handler, breeding and showing
Dobermans and raising numerous champions during her successful career.
Jeannie is survived by her loving husband of 36 years, H.F. Chandler, and by
her three children with her first husband,
C. Michael Hendricks: Michael Francis

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Hendricks (Linda); Robert Carroll Hendricks (Angela); and Laura Jean Joyce
(John). She is also survived by her two
stepchildren, Geoffrey Allen Chandler
(Connie) and Christopher Hart Chandler
(Tracie) and by 12 grandchildren: Allison and Kristin Hendricks; Christopher,
Timothy and Benjamin Joyce; Alex,
Amanda and Adam Chandler; Christopher, Gabe and Samuel Chandler; and
David Hendricks. She is survived by two
sisters, Kathleen Aymard (Louis) and
Elizabeth LoCascio (Joseph) and numerous other family members. She was
predeceased by her parents, John Jack
and Jeannette Cantwell; her sister, Mary
Cantwell Haller; and her brother, John
Cantwell.
A gifted artist, Jeannie completed all
ten levels of the complex and challenging coursework in the rare art of Japanese Embroidery. Her exquisite goldwork and Japanese Embroidery pieces
have won awards and her work has been
displayed at the Japanese Embassy in
Washington, D.C.
Jeannie was also a Master Gardener.
Her love for plants and flowers brought
beauty to the extensive gardens at the
waterfront home she and her husband
shared in St. Inigoes, as well as to the
Statehouse at Historic St. Marys City at
Christmas, and to St. Cecelias parish in
St. Marys City, where she celebrated her
strong faith through her gift for gardening, beautifying the grounds and church
on holidays and throughout the year.
From 1996 to 2007, Jeannie served as
the President of the Historic St. Marys
City Foundation, where she was instrumental in developing and leading the
fundraising efforts for the reconstruction of the first Catholic Chapel in the
English Colonies. She worked with archaeological experts, local, State and
Federal officials, and numerous others
to plan and execute the building of the
Chapel, which was dedicated in a ceremony in 2009. An ancestor, Marmaduke
Semmes, was one of the original settlers
of St. Marys City and was buried on the
Chapel grounds in the early 17th century,
which gave the project special meaning. In honor of her efforts on behalf of
historic preservation and Historic St.
Marys City, she was awarded the prestigious Cross-Bottony Award in 2007.
The family received visitors at Brinsfield Funeral Home at 22955 Hollywood
Rd., Leonardtown, from 3 to 5 p.m. on
Sunday, August 2 and from 10 a.m. to
noon on Monday, August 3rd. A Funeral
Mass followed at 12:30 p.m. on Monday,
August 3 at St. Cecelias Parish at 47950
Mattapany Rd., St. Marys City. A brief
graveside service, at the Trinity Church
River Gardens Columbarium on the
grounds of Historic St. Marys City/St.
Marys College, immediately followed
the Funeral Mass.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests
that donations be made to the Southern
Maryland Center for Family Advocacy
(SMCFA), at 23918 Mervell Dean Rd.,
Hollywood. Condolences may be made
to www.brinsfieldfuneral.com. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home,
P.A., Leonardtown.

Wayne Anthony Wildman, 75


Wayne Anthony Wildman, 75, of Prince Frederick passed away August 2 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. Wayne was
born July 24, 1940 in Takoma Park, where he was
raised and attended public schools. He was employed as a union
electrician with the IBEW Local 26 for
many years. He married JoAnne Balestri
in 1962, and they made their home in
Cheverly. He then lived in Benedict before settling in Prince Frederick, where
he has lived for over 30 years. Wayne
married Wilda Griffin on June 23, 1981
and she passed away in 2012. Wayne was
an avid NASCAR fan, enjoyed going on
road trips and always had a good time.
Wayne was preceded in death by his wife
Wilda Loraine Griffin-Wildman, a sister
Shirley Rolan and brother Dennis Wildman. He is survived by a daughter Claire
L. Wildman and her husband Kevin of
Everett, WA, grandchildren Kathryn E.
and Abigail A. Wildman, and numerous
cousins. He is also survived by his special friend George Washington Brooks,
and his dog Fly Ash.

Jabe Alvin Jim


Truitt, Jr., 80
Jabe Alvin Jim Truitt, Jr., 80, of Friendship
passed away July 30 at
his home. He was born
February 10, 1935 in
Rayle, Ga. Jim was raised
in Rayle and attended
public schools. He was
employed in his familys
milk delivery business as well as working on the family farm. Jim married Jean
Palestine Walker on July 14, 1956 and the
couple soon moved to Baltimore. He was
then employed as a Structural Iron Worker
with the Ironworker Local 5 in Washington, D.C. Jim and Jean moved to Lothian
in 1960, and they have lived in Friendship
since 2007. He was an active volunteer at
the South County Recreation Center in Harwood, was a longtime sports coach with the
Lothian Clippers, and was very involved in
various youth programs in the South County community. Jim was a founding board
member of the Annapolis Swim Center,
where he supported swimming activities
for the handicapped, and was also a scout
leader. Jim loved being around his family,
especially his grandchildren and attending their sports games and other activities.
Jim is survived by his wife of 59 years, Jean
P. Truitt, a daughter Sheila D. Pott and husband Terry of Friendship and sons Richard
A. Truitt of Millersville, and his former
spouse, Susan, and Carl E. Truitt and wife
Joanna of Annapolis. Also surviving are
grandchildren Gina Kapiskosky, Jessica
Mudd, Ricky Truitt, Erica Fortney and Allie Truitt, great-grandchildren Cameron,
Emmie, Kylee, Audrie, Ava, Ellie, Khloe,
Penelope, Jolie and Estelle, sisters Lucy
Wallace, Peggy Stewart, and Terri Truitt,
and brother Mack Truitt, all of Georgia. Jim
was preceded in death by one sister and five
brothers.

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Feature Story

Through Hurricanes, Tornados, and More

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Traders Seafood Steak & Ale Celebrates 15 Years in Business

Photos by Frank Marquart

By Sarah Miller
Staff Writer

Brown, started at Seabreeze in 1958 as


a dishwasher, and now works part time
cooking omelets during the weekend. A
ince opening as Traders Seafood number of the Luckett family members
Steak & Ale in 2000, the Chesapeake started similarly young, including Kelsey,
Beach based restaurant has faced its who got up early during weekends to go to
share of challenges, but by maintaining work with her father.
a focus on a family-friendly atmosphere,
She was making toast at age 13, Gary
customer service, and quality food the said.
business has survived
Since they took over
and thrived.
the restaurant it has
Orginnally
built
undergone a number of
in 1956, then owned
renovations, not all of
by Bill OMara, the
which were planned.
Seabreeze offered loRepairs were needed in
cal diners and tourists
the aftermath of Hurrigreat food at reasonable
cane Isabel in 2003 and,
prices. More that 50
following a tornado on
years and a few owners
June 4, 2008, Traders
later, that philosophy
underwent an almost
stills holds true.
complete renovation.
Co-founder
Gary
The tornado hit on the
Luckett went into busisame day as Kelseys
ness with his father, Jim
high school graduation,
Luckett, a friend of his,
Gary said, and people
and his friends fatherwere trying to get in
in-law in December
touch with him while
1999, when they signed
she walked across the
the agreement to take
stage. When he finally
over Seabreeze. They
got a chance to respond,
spent three months
he ended up leaving the
getting to know the
ceremony early to deal
business before an Maureen Vermillion serves lunch at Traders. with the damage.
overnight change to
The Luckett family
their new name and branding. They took got a good sense of how important traders
steps to ensure the transition would be as is to the community during the aftermath
smooth as possible and none of the exist- of the tornado, when locals came out the
ing staff would lose their jobs.
next day to offer help cleaning up.
Going into business with family set the
Traders reopened after three months,
tone to keep family involved in the busi- having missed the entire summer and tourness, Gary said. Currently, Gary works ist season. Kelsey remembers going up to
with two of his daughters, including Gen- the roof almost daily to update the sign
eral Manger Kelsey Luckett, his son, and with the reopening.
a number of nieces and nephews. Traders
Since the rebuilding during the summer
staff are considered members of the ex- of 2008, the Lucketts have added an outtended family, and some of them, includ- door deck with a bar and dining area.
ing Kitchen Manager Sharon Jones, have
Whatever people ask for we try to acbeen with Traders since the beginning. commodate, Gary said.
The longest standing employee, Vera
Traders offers the Maryland Lottery,

Keno, Racetrax and scratch off tickets dreams expanding Traders into a resort
along with electronic bingo.
with hotel rooms, a pool/lounge area, puttFor customers looking for a good time putt golf, and more.
but not into gambling, Traders regularly
For more information, call Traders at
hosts bands, DJs, comedy nights, and 301-855-0766 or visit www.traders-eagle.
cornhole tournaments, in addition to an com. Traders is located at 8132 Bayside
annual murder mystery night, a chili cook- Road in Chesapeake Beach.
off in late October to celebrate the end of
the summer season. This year, Traders will sarahmiller@countytimes.net
host the first annual oyster
festival in conjunction with
the chili cook-off. Traders
hosts a superbowl party every year, which usually sells
out in under an hour.
We do lots of things to
spice it up around here, we
always have, Gary said.
The menu is a mix of steak,
seafood, and more. One of the
best sellers has been the fried
chicken, which is on special
every Monday, Kelsey said.
One of her favorite menu
items is the prime rib.
We have an awesome
prime rib, Kelsey said.
In addition to the regular
offerings on the menu, there
are always two chefs specials offered on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Some of
the chefs specials, such as
the Chesapeake Benedict,
have made their way onto the
main menu. Traders Facebook page is updated daily
with events and specials.
Traders makes sure to
give back to the community
as well. They support local sports teams and events,
Kelsey said, and sponsor a
professional motocross team.
Its come a long way in 15
years, Gary said.
Moving forward, Gary intends to get started realizing
one of his fathers biggest
Kelsey Luckett welcomes customers to the restaurant.

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

SoMd CAN Rolls Out Two Initiatives


for the Upcoming School Year
By Sarah Miller
Staff Writer
The Southern Maryland College Access
Network (SoMd CAN) is launching two new
initiatives during the 2015-2016 school year.
According to SoMd CAN Executive Director Sonia Wagner, the organizations
board of directors found two age groups were
underserved elementary students and students in their first two years of high school.
SoMd CAN Pre-college Advisor Michelle
Kidwell suggested a curriculum that will target high school freshmen and sophomores
to bridge between the SoMd CAN opportunities for juniors and seniors, including the
Calvert Local Scholarship Application, and
the You CAN early awareness program for
eighth grade students.
The early high school initiative, We CAN,
will be implemented in this year. SoMd CAN
is looking for volunteers willing to learn the
curriculum and go talk to students once per
month. Wagner anticipated 200 students to
participate across the county this year.
The second initiative to be implemented
this year will be I CAN, a program that will
involve the Calvert County Parent Teacher
Association and school based Parent Teacher
Organizations in an effort to organize parent
workshops and give information on the cost
of college and how parents can prepare early
to fund their childs continuing education.
SoMd CANs goal is to ensure that students of all ages and their parents understand
that college is a possibility and funding it is
not an insurmountable obstacle, Wagner said.
For more information, visit somdcan.org.
sarahmiller@countytimes.net

Gain & Retain


(proposed)

Calvert LSA

(implemented)

One local scholarship


application resource to
serve students in
Calvert County
2015 stats: 195
applicants, 48 Local
Scholarship Providers
listed
Approximately
$175,000 scholarship
dollars awarded
6th year - AY 2015

SoMD CAN
We CAN (approved
You CAN (implemented)
I CAN (approved 2015-16)
Elementary School
Parent Workshops
focused on cost of
college and what
Elementary School
families can do to
prepare for costs
Partner with PTAs/
PTOs

Early Awareness
program for selected
8th grade students.
Funded by the United
Way Community Impact
Grant
Approximately 55
students
3rd year - AY 2014-15

Authored by: Sonia K. Wagner2015

2015-16)

Introduction to College
Attainment to 9th and
10th High School
Students
Monthly, Curriculum
Based program
Volunteer Mentors
Anticipate 200
underserved students
impacted

www.somdcan.org

(implemented)

Awareness and
Preparedness for
College serving 11th
and 12th High School
Students
Weekly, Curriculum-
based program
SoMD CAN, Inc. Staff
lead
Approximately 250
underserved students
participating
10th year - AY 2015-16

Matriculation and
Retention initiative to
work with SoMD CAN
participants after HS
graduation
Retention Advisor to
follow students through
matriculation and
deliver a resource for
retention


somdcan@comcast.net

410-474-4144

Image courtesy of Sonia Wagner

Thursday, August 6, 2015

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Restaurants of SOMD

The Brick Oven

only at

OPEN
TO THE
PUBLIC

Classic fresh dough pizza


made with the freshest
ingredients, baked the Old
World Italian way in our
open flame brick oven!

OLE
GOOD
STYLE
HOME
ING
COOK

23154 Wetstone Lane


California, MD 20619

240-237-8358
www.avenue54llc.com

From North on 235, take a left onto Wildewood Blvd and follow the road until
the stop sign. Take a right onto Wildewood Pkwy, drive about 1.5 miles. Take the
second right after the community pool onto Wildewood Village Lane into the gated
community. At the stop sign take a left to the end and parking is on the left.
From South on 235, take a Right onto Wildewood Blvd and follow the road until the
stop sign. Take a right onto Wildewood Pkwy, drive about 1.5 miles. Take the second
right after the community pool onto Wildewood Village Lane into the gated community.
At the stop sign take a left to the end and parking is on the left.
From St. Andrews Church Road take a right or Left onto Wildewood Pkwy, drive about 2
miles. Take the second right pass the community pool onto Wildewood Village Lane into
the gated community. At the stop sign take a left to the end and parking is on the left.

We start with our special recipe fresh pizza


dough, we use fresh ingredients from our
own Market, we carefully bake our pies on
hot stones surrounded by an open flame
at 750 degrees, a craft lost in todays
conveyor belt pizza shops. The result is a
true classic Italian inspired pie that will
remind you how pizza should be!

Visit our
Self-Serve
Wine Bar

featuring 28 fine selections by


the taste, half glass or full glass

Fridays
& Saturdays

4 - 7 P.M.

Route 245 Hollywood, MD 20636


www.mckayssupermarkets.com 301-475-2531

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JOIN US FOR HOME COOKED


BREAKFAST, LUNCH OR DINNER
301-862-3544
OPEN DAILY
21779 Tulagi Place
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Lexington Park, Md.

Happy Hour
Banquet Facilities
Personalized Service
Customized Menus
Smaller Dining Rooms For
Private Dinner Parties
Outside Catering
Lennys has been a family owned business
since 1952. We pride ourselves on being able
to bring you great food, outstanding service
and a memorable experience. We think of
our guests as family and hope you feel
like family when you come to our restaurant.

301-737-0777
lennys@lennys.net

23418 Three Notch Road


California, Md 20619

Education

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Childrens Aid, Inc.


Collecting School
Supplies for
Local Children
By Sarah Miller
Staff Writer
Although recently ranked as
one of the wealthiest counties in
the nation, roughly 23 percent of
Calvert Countys public school students
qualified for the free or reduced lunch
program last school year. In five districts, 38 percent or more of the schools
students qualify for free or reduced
lunch. Although these percentages are
lower than our neighboring counties, I
think many county residents would be
surprised to learn these statistics. said
Childrens Aid, Inc. Executive Director
Krista Brezina.
Childrens Aid, Inc.s Operation Backpack provides Calvert County children
in need with a backpack filled with new
school supplies and a new, age-appropriate book.
The biggest needs right now are for
composition books, pencils, 24 count
packs of Crayola crayons, and glue
sticks. All donations should be new and
unopened, Brezina said.
To date, 418 Calvert County students

have received school supplies through


the Operation Backpack Program. This
year, more than 175 local children will
receive school supplies they need to succeed in the new school year. So far, there
are 101 elementary school, 38 middle
school, and 34 high school students registered to receive supplies and Brezina
anticipated the numbers will rise by the
beginning of the school year.
School supply donations with be accepted through Aug. 14, at the Office
Depot in Prince Frederick and World
Gym locations in Lusby, Owings and
Prince Frederick. Volunteers are needed
for backpack packing and distribution on
Saturday, Aug. 22, Brezina said.
For more information, call 443-6846647, e-mail Kbrezina@TheChidrensAid.org, or visit www.TheChildrensAid.org.
sarahmiller@countytimes.net

Calvert County Aging and Disability Resource Center


Office on Aging

Senior Centers
Benefits Counseling
Caregiver Resources and Assistance
Insurance Education and Assistance
Health and Wellness Programs
Volunteer Opportunities
Eligibility:
Age 18 or Older with a Disability Age 50 and Over
Caregivers for Seniors or Adults with a Disability
450 West Dares Beach Road Prince Frederick, MD 20678

(410) 535-4606 or (301) 855-1170

MD Relay: 1-800-735-2258
Email: ooa@co.cal.md.us
Website: www.marylandaccesspoint.info

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Southern Maryland
Youth Orchestra & Choir
Selects Angelica Brooks
as Director of the
Southern Maryland
Youth Choir

The Southern Maryland Youth Orchestra &


Choir (SMYOC) is pleased
to announce the selection
of Angelica Brooks as its
new SMYOC Youth Choir
Director.
With a passion for making music and developing
young voices for ensemble
singing, Mrs. Brooks diligence and skill are manifest in the level of excellence and artistry her choirs
regularly achieve. A native
of Washington, DC, Mrs.
Brooks started singing in a city church
where her father was the church musician. She completed an undergraduate
degree in Vocal Performance at Bowie
State University and a Masters of Music
in Vocal Pedagogy at The Catholic University of America.
During her career as a choral director,
she has been nominated Prince Georges
County Public Schools (PGCPS) Teacher of the Year, and she currently serves
as the PGCPS Elementary Honors Chorus Director. She is also a quarterfinalist for the 2016 Grammy Music Educator
of the Year award. Mrs. Brooks is the
Director of the Fearless Falcon Middle
School Choral Ensemble at Benjamin D.
Foulois Creative and Performing Arts
Academy. Under her direction, the choir
has attained all 1s at the PGCPS Choral Festival and a Superior rating at the
MMEA State Choral Festival for the past
2 years. The choir also received a Superior rating and won best overall Middle
School Choir at the Music in the Parks
choral competition. Mrs. Brooks is very
eager to share the gift of music with talented singers in Southern Maryland.
The Southern Maryland Youth Choir
began in 2014 and completed two successful concert seasons last year. Starting this fall under Mrs. Brooks direction, the SMYOC Youth Choir will expand to a two-tiered program to include
advanced high school students as well as
continuing its offering for younger singers. Mrs. Brooks staff will include an
assistant conductor, who will work primarily with the junior choir, and a professional piano accompanist.
The upper level choir is being developed for a select group of very experienced singers aged 13-18 who will meet
weekly for 2-hour rehearsals on Monday
evenings and will perform a wide repertoire including pop acapella, modern,
world music, and classics - in multiple
concerts and special events throughout
the year. The junior choir Treblemakers
is for singers aged 8-12 and will rehearse
for 1-hour-and 45 minutes on Mondays

in the late afternoons. Tuition is charged for participation in the SMYOC in


order to cover a percentage
of the cost of the directors
salary, music and rehearsal
space.
Financial aid is
available. Please visit the
website at smyoc.org for
further details.
Julia Nichols, founder
and president of SMYOC,
says of the Youth Choir, I
am excited to expand the
musical opportunities for
the talented youth in this
area. I believe that participating with
like-minded peers in an immersive music group provides an influential and enjoyable experience unlike any other.
Susan Bisson Lambert of Park Hall,
and Secretary of SMYOC, was integral
in the formation of the SMYOC Youth
Choir. She believes strongly in the transformative power of music-making and
feels there are few activities that confer
as many benefits into adulthood as ensemble music, where instrumentalists/
singers must apply individual talent toward collective excellence, acquiring
skill and discipline as they learn to work
together and develop artistically as a
group. Like being part of a competitive
team sport and other goal-oriented group
endeavors, each participant experiences
benefits far beyond that of acquiring a
specific set of skills.
SMYOC Youth Choir auditions will be
held August 24 (for the advanced choir)
and August 31 (for the junior choir) in
Leonardtown. Interested singers should
visit smyoc.org for critical details about
the programs and to fill out an audition
form.
About SMYOC
The Southern Maryland Youth Orchestra & Choir exists to nurture, develop and advance young, talented musicians in quality orchestral and choral
programs. Both the SMYOC Youth Orchestra and the SMYOC Youth Choir
serve students in St. Marys, Calvert
and Charles counties. The Youth Orchestra is a full orchestra open to any
young musician entering grades 6-12
with at least one year of musical study.
Younger musicians who can play at Level 4 may audition and, at the discretion
of the Director, may be accepted. Nontraditional orchestral instruments may
be included. The Youth Choir is a twotiered choir for auditioned singers ages
8-18. The SMYOC is working together
with Maryland musicians, educators and
organizations to expand the musical opportunities available in our community.

End Hunger In Calvert County


Hosts 4th Annual FoodStock

They Will Distribute Nearly 100,000 lbs.


of Food To Over 800 Local Residents
On Saturday August 8 from 8:30AM
11:30AM at the End Hunger Warehouse, End
Hunger In Calvert County will host its 4th Annual
FoodStock distribution event.
That morning nearly 100,000 lbs of food will
be sorted and distributed, free of charge, to
nearly 800 local families and Partner Food Pantries. People will receive a combination of fresh
produce provided by Farming4Hunger and nonperishable food items from the Maryland Food
Bank.
Most people dont realize that hunger is not
a food issue, says Jacqueline Miller President of
End Hunger In Calvert County. Theres plenty
of food. In Calvert County hunger is a distribution and access issue. FoodStock is our countys
united effort to fix that problem. On August 8th,
anyone who shows up to FoodStock will leave
with nonperishable food items and fresh produce.
Its that simple.
Calvert County is the thirteenth wealthiest
county in the United States, yet over 10 percent
of the population utilizes local food pantries. On
average, End Hungers Partner Food Pantries
serve over 900 families every week. A complete
list of Partner Food Pantries can be food on their
website at endhungercalvert.org
This is our fourth FoodStock and every year
cars begin lining up at 6:00AM, two and half
hours before the event begins, says Miller.
FoodStock is reminder to our community that
hunger in Calvert County is real, the people it
effects are real, and our ability to solve it is real.
The week leading up to FoodStock, volunteer
teams from Beach Boys Pizza Papa Johns, S.J.

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Senior
Citizen
News
Centers Closing Early

Calvert Pines, North Beach and Southern Pines Senior Centers


will close early Friday, Aug. 14, 1:30 p.m. for staff training.

Crab Feast 2015

This years senior crab feast will be held at Abners Crab House,
Chesapeake Beach, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 12:30 p.m. Must register
no later than Aug. 12. The cost of $29 includes either 6 steamed
crabs, crab cake sandwich, or soft shell sandwich with a choice of
two sides. There will be unlimited soft drinks, iced tea, or coffee.
Gratuity and transportation are included. Let us know at time of
registration if you need transportation. Call Calvert Pines, 410-5354606 or 301-855-1170; North Beach, 410-257-2549, Southern Pines,
410-586-2748.

AARP Driver Safety Class

AARP will hold a Driver Safety Class, Thursday, Aug. 27, 9:30
a.m. at North Beach Senior Center. Fee: $15/AARP members, $20/
non-members. Members must show AARP cards. Pre-registration
required. Call 410-257-2549.

Yard Sale

We are gearing up for the next Senior Council Yard Sale scheduled for Thursday and Friday, September 17 and 18, 9 a.m. 12 noon
at Calvert Pines Senior Center. Donated items can be dropped off at
Calvert Pines, Monday Friday, 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. No books or
clothing. For more information, call 410-535-4606 or 301-855-1170.

Calvert Pines Senior Center (CPSC)


Johnson Inc., Plan B Technology, Bay Wine +
Spirits, and Dunkirk Wal-Mart will sort and pack
food boxes that will later be distributed.
FoodStock takes place at the End Hunger
Warehouse (141 Schooner Lane Prince Frederick, MD 20636) located in the Calvert Business
Park in Prince Frederick. For more information about FoodStock or End Hunger In Calvert
County please visit endhungercalvert.org or call
410-257-5672.

North Beach Senior Center (NBSC)

Pre-planning takes care of the decisions prior to your end-of-life.


Find out how to organize and prepare your records at You Need to
Tell Them Now, Thursday, Aug. 13, 10:45 a.m.
This months Evening Out will be at Ledos Chesapeake Beach,
Monday, Aug. 17, 5:30 p.m.
Enjoy a morning of Romance and Tea, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 10:30
a.m. Several romance books will be discussed followed by readings
of romance poetry. Pre-register by Aug. 11.

Southern Pines Senior Center (SPSC)

Celebrate Middle Child Day, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1 p.m. and


hear the joys and pains of being stuck in the middle.
Enjoy a few challenging and fun activities and see how well you
can use your left hand during Lefty Day, Thursday, Aug. 13, 1 p.m.
Examine the life and career of this months Profile: Douglas MacArthur, Friday, Aug. 14, 11 a.m.

About End Hunger In Calvert County


End Hunger In Calvert County (EHCC) is an
association of over 100 business, 25 churches,
32 Partner Food Panties and Feeding Organizations and countless volunteers and community leaders united behind the idea that hunger
can be defeated in our county. The long-term
purposes of EHCC is to able the willing and
move those from dependency to self sufficiency.
Visit their website endhungercalvert.org for
more information.

Play and win at the Special Bingo, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Bid on items at the next Senior Council Silent Auction, Friday,
Aug. 14, 9 11:30 a.m.
Have fun watching or competing in a Watermelon Eating Competition, Friday, Aug. 14, 12:30 p.m. Sign up to compete.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Eating Together Menu

Lunches are served to seniors, aged 60-plus, and their


spouses through Title IIIC of the Older Americans Act.
Suggested donation is $3. To make or cancel a reservation
call: Calvert Pines Senior Center at 410-535-4606 or 301855-1170, North Beach Senior Center at 410-257-2549, or
Southern Pines Senior Center at 410-586-2748.
Monday, Aug. 10

BBQ Chicken, Coleslaw,


Spinach, Whole Wheat Bun,
Pineapple Chunks
Tuesday, Aug. 11

Ham with Raisin Sauce, Gingered Cucumbers, Scalloped


Potatoes, Green Beans, Biscuit, Tropical Fruit
Wednesday, Aug. 12

Seafood Salad, Carrot Raisin


Salad, Whole Wheat Bun,
Fresh Fruit

Thursday, Aug. 13

Beef Stew, Ranch Salad,


Whole Wheat Bread, Fruited
Gelatin
Friday, Aug. 14

Pork Chop with Gravy, Pickled Beets, Mashed Potatoes,


Winter Blend, Dinner Roll,
Apricots

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Patuxent Habitat for Humanity and


Christmas in April Calvert County
Partner Again to Help a Veteran
enthabitat.org. This years event will
be held Aug. 22 on Solomons Island.

Christmas In April Calvert County


Inc. is a United Way Member Agency, which helps disabled and elderly
homeowners and families with children, who live in and own their house
and cannot afford to pay for home
repairs. Christmas in April works all
year to repair dozens of houses on the
last Saturday of April. Emergency
repairs and follow-up work are done
throughout the year.
The Warrior Fun Run & Sail raises
funds for Patuxent Habitat for Humanitys Veteran Critical Home Repair
program. In addition to the fun run/
walk and the sailing regatta, this years
event adds an officially timed 5K run.
The Chesapeake Bay Running Club is
timing the race and Southern Maryland Sailing Association is once again
producing the regatta. Live entertainment, refreshments, and food will be
offered by Bear Creek BBQ. For more
information or to donate and register
to participate, please visit www.patux

Revenue raised through the Warrior Fun Run and Sail to support
Patuxent Habitat for Humanitys Veterans Critical Home Repair Program,
has allowed us to construct a ramp for
a deserving Navy veteran in Drum
Point this coming weekend.
William Quinn is a disabled Navy
veteran; he is married and has one
son. In 1982 while assigned to the
CBs both of his feet were crushed in
an accident. Mr. Quinn says his goal in
life is, to be kind to everyone I meet.
He works as a substitute teacher in St.
Marys County; he also has a family
friendly YouTube channel: William
Quinn. Mr. Quinn attends Our Lady
Star of The Sea, Solomons where he
is a Brother Knight with the Knights
of Columbus. He has volunteered in
the past with Christmas in April and
his church to help other local families
in need. It is his turn to get a helping
hand. A new ramp and related improvements will enhance the quality
of life for this veteran and his family. Our goal in this project is serve
a Veteran who has unselfishly served
and defended our country, while promoting active volunteerism within our
community, said Steve Sanders of
Christmas in April.

About Patuxent Habitat for


Humanity
Patuxent Habitat for Humanity
(PHH) is an affiliate of Habitat for
Humanity International (HFHI)
and works to create decent affordable housing in partnership with
those in need in the St. Marys and
Calvert counties. For more information about donating, volunteering at
our ReStore or next home/ veteran
repair please visit our website www.
patuxenthabitat.org, contact Laurie
Walker info@patuxenthabitat.org,
or call 301- 863-6227.
About Habitat for Humanity
International
Habitat for Humanity International
is an ecumenical Christian ministry
that welcomes to its work all people
dedicated to the cause of eliminating
poverty housing. Since its founding
in 1976, Habitat has built more than
300,000 houses worldwide, providing
simple,decent and affordable shelter
for more than 1.5 million people. For
more information, visit www.habitat.
org.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Community
Kitchen To
Open In Lusby
The Maryland Food Bank tells us that Hunger is
an immense issue that affects us all and it will take
all of us, in a full-scale social movement, to end hunger. The Lusby Charge (Eastern and St. John United
Methodist Churches) and Solomons United Methodist Church have linked love and resources in an effort
to help feed the hungry in southern Calvert County.
Beginning Thursday, Aug. 11, this collaboration
will operate the More Tasty Blessings Community Kitchen, which will provide complimentary meals
for all in the community on Tuesday and Thursday
nights from 6-8 p.m. at East-John Youth Center,
11835 Mill Bridge Road, Lusby, Md.
Based on information from End Hunger in Calvert County, nearly 1 in 8 people experience hunger,
and for children, that figure increases to 1 in 5. The
complimentary community kitchen is just one step
toward alleviating the escalating hunger challenge in
our community.
Our churches are excited to do all that we can to
help feed the hungry in our communities, said Rev.
Marvin R. Wamble, pastor of the Lusby Charge. It
is truly our pleasure to be able to provide sit down
meals twice a week for families and individuals. We
believe that everyone should have access to a good
meal; its good for the body and the soul.
The More Tasty Blessings Community Kitchen
will feature healthy sit-down meals for everyone in
the community. In the near future, this collaboration will also provide community resources, healthy
cooking tips, and information to help their neighbors
to live a healthier and more prosperous life.

From my Backyard to our Bay


A St. Marys County Residents Guide to Improving Our Environment and Drinking Water

From My Backyard
to Our Bay was first
developed by the Baltimore
County Soil Conservation
District. From there, the
booklet was given to each
of the Soil Conservation
Districts in the Chesapeake
Bay watershed area for
customization. If the 17.5
million residents who live in
the watershed area of the
Chesapeake Bay read this
booklet, and took to heart
its suggestions and best
practices, the Chesapeake
Bay would see a dramatic
increase in health. Obtain
a FREE copy of the
booklet by going to the St.
Marys River Watershed
Association, smrwa.org and
downloading it. The booklet
is available at Wentworth
Nursery in Charlotte Hall;
Chicken Scratch in Park
Hall; The Greenery in
Hollywood; Good Earth
Natural Food; and the St.
Marys Soil Conservation
District in Leonardtown.
Join your local watershed
association and make a
difference for Our Bay!

smrwa.org

Forest Stewardship
Forest land is important to the overall
health of the Chesapeake Bay. Forests
provide several layers, from the canopy
to the forest floor, that act as filters,
improve water quality, reduce sedimentation, remove nutrients, and regulate
stream flow during storms.
Marylands 2.5 million acres of forest,
most of it privately owned, cover approximately 42% of its land area. St.
Marys Countys land area is about 50%
forested, and has more than 400 miles
of shoreline. Wooded buffers along
these shorelines are critical to improving Bay health. Acre for acre, forested
lands produced the least amount of runoff and pollution. The County occupies
a forest transitional zone, where the
dominant tree species vary from oak/
hickory to tulip poplar to sweet gum/red
maple and loblolly pine.
Forests can be harvested on a sustainable basis for materials, including
structural lumber, crates, shelving
and furniture, flooring, mulch, and
pulp for paper. Forests can, in most
cases, provide these products while

Plant a Tree

County residents with questions about


woodland stewardship and management, as well as timber harvesting,
should contact a certified forester. The
State of Maryland maintains a database
of private Licensed Professional Foresters (LPFs), who work cooperatively with

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also maintaining and even enhancing


wildlife habitat, recreational activities,
and soil conservation. Timber harvests
are closely monitored by a partnership
of agencies, including St. Marys Soil
Conservation District and St. Marys
County Department of Land Use and
Growth Management.

Go to trees.maryland.gov for information on planting trees. There is a Recommended Tree List for the program
Marylanders Plant Trees. There is a
$25.00 coupon on the website for purchasing a tree. However, the tree must
be on the eligible list of trees. There are
14 small trees, or 29 large trees on the
list that is updated periodically.

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(DNR) Forest Service to assist landowners with implementation of timber
harvests. Lists of LPFs can be found at
the DNR Web site below.
Where to get help with
FOREST STEWARDSHIP
QUESTIONS
Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources,
dnr.maryland.gov/forests/

This is the twenty-eighth in a series of articles that Mary Ann Scott (scottmaryann9@gmail.com) has adapted from From My Backyard to Our Bay in the hopes of increasing
awareness of the powerful booklet that could do so much to help the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Look for the next article in next weeks County Times!

Bay-Wise landscapes
minimize negative impacts
on our waterways by using
smarter lawn management
techniques and gardening
practices. The University
of Maryland Extension
Master Gardener Bay-Wise
program in St. Marys
County offers hands-on
help with managing your
landscape by providing
information, a site visit, and
landscape certifications.
Our yardstick checklist is
easy to understand and
follow, and our team of
trained Master Gardeners
can help guide you
through it while offering
suggestions to improve
both the appearance
and sustainability of your
landscape.

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Chesapeakes Bounty
Soon to Open New
Location in North Beach

By Crista Dockray
Contributing Writer
The popular Chesapeakes Bounty is
opening a new location in North Beach, approximately 25 minutes from their current
location in St. Leonard. They are taking
over the building that used to be the Good
Hope Thrift Store on Bay Avenue. Although they do not have a set date for opening, they are moving as fast as they can and
are trying to finish construction as soon as
possible. Although it was not their original
plan to open a second location, they felt it
was right for the area.
We feel like there is a lot of access to
local food in St. Marys County, there are
a lot of people selling food on the side of
the road and several farmers markets.we
didnt feel like this was happening in North
Beach and talking with people who live up
this way and people in the government, they
also felt that this would be a great place for a
second location for Chesapeakes Bounty,
said owner William Kreamer.
Chesapeakes Bounty origins lay in Port
Republic where, according to their website,
the original location opened in 1994 by the
late Greg Ciesielski and his daughter Marci
Kreamer. The business flourished up until
its closing in 2006. It reopened again a year
later in 2007 thanks to the current owner
and son/grandson of Kreamer and Ciesielski, William Kreamer. Not soon after, Chesapeakes Bounty moved and opened their
current location in St. Leonard in 2009.
Chesapeakes Bounty offers produce,
meats, seafood, plants and flowers, dairy
products, firewood, baked goods, seasonal
dcor, soaps, and more. They run seven
days a week from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and offer seasonal food at all times of the year.
They try to offer specials everyday based
on the local catch and harvest, which are
announced via email, Facebook, or phone.
The new location will be continuing
the free educational programs they offer
in St. Leonards, such as Gardening, Wild
Foraging, Mushroom Cultivation, Natural
Building, Healthy Eating, Plant Propagation, Primitive Skills, Hide Tanning, Per-

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maculture, and much more. Although the


new location does not feature an onsite
farm, which offers many hands on activities, they are not prohibited by extreme
weather conditions. In their indoor center
at North Beach they can now offer classes
in the winter, without the exposure to the
elements. Kreamer hopes that people will
travel in-between locations based on their
needs and interests.
Chesapeakes Bounty in North Beach is a
commercial property allowing them access
to sewer and water. With this they will be
able to prepare food, giving them the opportunity to open a mobile kitchen trailer
out back in the parking lot for the community, something they were unable to do before.
Our food is going to be local, as it is in
the store, right down to the ingredients. So
you are not going to find a packet of premade ketchup, you are going to find our
own homemade ketchup. If we are making
fried pickles, they are going to be pickles
that we made, that we also sell at the bounty, fried in local oil with local flour.
With around 30 different farmers and 30
different watermen, around 90% of everything sold in Chesapeakes Bounty is locally
produced or caught, with hopes to make the
number even higher. They also work with
several local food banks and many charitable causes and offer Community Work
Days every Saturday where people can sign
up and come work for food and find out
more about agricultural topics. Their goal is
to help grow the local economy right down
to its roots and benefit the local community.
Metaphorically speaking, I really enjoy
keeping my finger on the pulse of local agriculture and aquaculture, said Kreamer.
Chesapeake Bountys second location
will be located at 9124 Bay Ave., in North
Beach. To visit their location in St. Leonard
go to 6415 Saint Leonard Rd., St. Leonard.
For more information or to check for the upcoming grand opening of the North Beach
location, call 410-586-3881 or visit their
website at www.chesapeakesbounty.com.
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Sports

Grudge Racing at
MDIR this Saturday!

This Friday night,


August 7, MDIR will
host the Speed Unlimited Midnight Madness
Series! The Midnight
Madness series is a
great place to check out
street legal drag racing, hang out with your
friends, enjoy great
food, meet new people,
and cruise the pits. You
can even enter your
own streetcar or street
bike into the event for
time runs, grudge runs, or trophy racing. The
event will feature Pro Street, Super Street, Hollyrock Customs Diesel Shootout, and Motorcycle. Its safe, fun, affordable and legal. Gates
will open at 6 p.m., racing starts at 6:30 p.m.,
and eliminations start at 10 p.m. General Admission for adults is $10, and kids 11 & under
are free. Racer entry fee is just $20.
On Saturday, August 8 MDIR will host the
fourth annual Custom Ts DC Afterdark Underground! The event will feature the Quarter Mile Brother Top Sportsman, Pro Mod
Last Man Standing, Small Block Shootout,
Grudge Racing and a Test & Tune. Gates

will open at 1 p.m. and


the Test & Tune will
run from 2 p.m. 1
a.m. Afterdark Underground Grudge Racing
will run from 9pm1am. Top Sportsman
entry fee is $75, Test &
Tune entry fee is $40,
and No Time entry fee
is $60. Spectators are
$20 each.
On Sunday, August
9, MDIR will host a
full day Test & Tune.
Time runs and grudge racing all day long! A
$1,000 to win gamblers race will also be held
for E.T. bracket racers. So bring your grudge
matches, street cars, pro cars, bracket cars,
imports, motorcycles, and Jr. Dragsters to
MDIR! Gates open at 10 a.m., eliminations
begin at 3 p.m., and the gates close at 6 p.m.
Admission is just $15 and kids 11 & under
are free. Test & Tune entry fee is $30 and No
Time entry fee is $40.
For more information on these events call
301-884-RACE, visit us at www.RaceMDIR.com or connect with us on Facebook,
Twitter and Instagram @RaceMDIR.

2015 would come over 10th starting Mike


Latham, Troy Kassiris, Scott Wilson and
Lloyd Deans.
In support class action Ed Pope Jr.romped
to his 5th win of the season in the 15-lap
Hobby Stock feature, Jeremy Pilkerton won
for the second time in 2015 with his win in
the 20-lap U-Car main and Ray Bucci took
his first win of the season in the nightcap
15-lap Strictly Stock contest.

Late Model feature finish

1. Jason Covert 2. Stevie Long 3. Kenny


Moreland 4. Kyle Lear 5. Kerry King Jr. 6.
Walter Crouch 7. Dean Guy 8. Jacob Burdette 9. Kris Eaton 10. Dale Hollidge 11.
Amanda Whaley 12. Jamie Lathroum 13.
Ross Robinson

Street Stock feature finish

1. Mike Franklin 2. Mike Latham 3. Troy


Kassiris 4. Scott Wilson 5. Lloyd Deans 6.
Mike Raleigh 7. Scotty Nelson 8. Dale
Reamy 9. Billy Hill 10. Dylan Rutherford

Hobby Stock feature finish

1. Ed Pope Jr. 2. Billy Crouse 3. Jonny


Oliver 4. Jonathan Raley 5. Buddy Dunagan 6. Sydney Johnson 7.Ryan Clement 8. Matt Stewart 9. Sam Raley 10. John
Burch 11. Jordan Pilkerton 12. Gage Perkins 13. Jerry Deason (DQ)

U-Car feature finish

1. Jeremy Pilkerton 2. Corey Swaim 3.


Mike Latham 4. Jamie Marks 5. Erica
Bailey 6.Brian Coe Jr. 7. DJ Stottler 8. DJ
Powell 9. Savannah Windsor

Strictly Stock feature finish

1. Ray Bucci 2. John Hardesty 3. JJ Silvious 4.Paul Jones 5. Jimmy Suite 6. Drew
Payne 7. Greg Mattingly 8. Ed Pope Sr.

Budds Creek, MDDefending track


champion and current point leader Jason
Covert drove to his third win of the season
in last Friday nights 35-lap Late Model feature at Potomac Speedway. The win for Covert, worth $3000, was his 7th career win at
the track and his first since May 24.
Amanda Whaley and Dale Hollidge
shared the front row for the start with
Whaley assuming the race lead as the field
stretched out off turn two. As Whaley lead,
fourth starting Jason Covert tucked into
second on lap-five and took up the chase.
Whaley would lead until lap-ten when Covert blew by to become the new leader a
lap later. Eventual runner-up Stevie Long
tried to stay with Covert, but the final fourteen circuits went caution free and Covert
would take the win by a wide margin. "We
destroyed a car at Winchester a few weeks
back and this is a brand new race car." Covert stated in victory lane. "It took the guy's
about two-weeks to get this car together and
its a nice piece, we're getting closer with it."
The World of Outlaw's come to town in two
weeks and Covert was experimenting with
his set-up in preparation for the event. "We
tried some things with the car to prepare for
the Outlaw's." Said Covert. "I love racing
with those guys, but they are the best for a
reason, so we'll give it our best shot." Kenny Moreland took third with Kyle Lear and
Kerry King Jr. rounding out the top-five.
Heats went to Long and Hollidge.
Current point leader Mike Franklin's
dream season continued as he took his 9th
win of the season in the 16-lap Street Stock
feature. Franklin blasted from his second
starting spot to grab the lead on lap-one
and would lead the distance in the caution
free event. Franklin's 22nd overall win of

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Franklin Untouchable in Street Stocks
By Doug Watson
Contributing Writer

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Silenced Roar
By Ronald N. Guy Jr.
Contributing Writer
This column is a guilt-ridden obligation. Ive never written about outdoor sports, despite frequently hunting and fishing in Southern Maryland
as a kid. My best childhood memories
include catching crabs, hooking yellow perch in the McIntosh Run and
hunting squirrels and deer in the fall.
But awful circumstances have forced
the subject upon me. As a human being and former hunter, Im upset and
outraged.
I owe my outdoor experiences to
two uncles who were, and still are,
avid sportsmen. They do things the
right way and ensured their apprentice
would too. I took hunter safety courses
and adhered to strict gun storage and
handling protocol. My licenses were
always current. All hunting was done
in season. Bag limits were gospel.
Game was clearly identified before
taking a shot. No mammal, fish or
crustacean was harvested against the
rules ever and every kill was used.
Nature and its species were to be respected. Taking animals from the wild
wasnt a right; it was a privilege. That
was the Native American way. Thats
how I was taught. Thats how it should
always be.
Most sportsmen share those values.
Thats why most are disgusted by the
recent death of a 13-year-old lion in
Zimbabwe. His name was Cecil. He
will roar no more.
In life, Cecil was a national treasure: a majestic, black-maned beast
who was a resident of Hwange National Park and a collared participant in an
Oxford University study. In death, he
has become a symbol of disturbing human arrogance and excess.
William Parker, an American dentist, killed Cecil. Parker, an avid big
game hunter, paid $50,000 for the
right (moneythe root of evil). He
and his local guides allegedly strapped
a carcass to their vehicle, lured Cecil
beyond the parks boundaries and
Parker shot him with a crossbow. The
injured lion was tracked for the next
40 hours (ugh) until Parker finally delivered the kill shot. Cecils head was
decapitated, his collar removed and
his body skinned and left to rot.
Regardless of whether this was a
technically legal hunt, does it sound

like sport or the behavior of a human


with any regard for hunting ethics or
basic morality? To me it sounds like
an act by a disturbed individual determined to seek and destroy beauty
just for fun. And it wasnt Parkers first
offense. In 2008, he pled guilty to lying to federal officials investigating a
black bear kill. An elephant hunt was
next on his agenda. Nice guy, eh?
Parkers life is now unraveling. Hes
in hiding, his dental practice is shuttered and Zimbabwe has requested his
extradition. I suppose his existence
resembles Cecils during those 40
hours when the wounded animal had
an arrow Parkers arrow - protruding from his body. Thats how I like to
think of it.
Parkers burden is excessive, yet I
lack sympathy. This problem senseless trophy hunting and the harvesting of endangered game needed a
victim to mourn and a perpetrator to
vilify. Cecil and Parker have assumed
the roles. The truth is there are a lot
of Cecils and Parkers. In fact, while I
wrote this piece, The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force reported another
lion Ill call him Simba - was killed.
If Im blessed with grandchildren,
its a virtual certainty that their world
will be devoid of wild rhinos, a species brutalized for its prized horn.
Only four white rhinos remain on
earth; the lone male is surrounded
24/7 by armed guards. Elephants face
a similarly bleak outlook; the amazing
creatures could be extinct in Africa
by the 2020s. The future for big cats
and many fish stocks isnt marketably
better. And what of our precious blue
crab?
What are we doing? Arent we better than this?
Mahatma Gandhi once said, The
greatness of a nation and its moral
progress can be judged by the way its
animals are treated. Perhaps Cecils
martyrdom will invigorate conservationalists, spur political action and
change the worlds William Parkers.
Until then, whatever greatness resides
in our capabilities will remain elusive.
What else am I supposed to say? Feign
optimism is all I can muster. RIP Cecil. RIP Simba. RIP et al.
Send comments to RonaldGuyJr@
gmail.com

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Annmarie After
Hours Event

Enjoy a Casual Evening of Art


Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts
Center in Solomons celebrates art with
many great openings! Come Friday, August 7, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and experience the most recent exhibit entitled,
Dirty Duo: Synergy of Earth and Clay.
The exhibit kicks off with an adults-only
after hours opening featuring appetizers
provided by Canards Catering & Event
Production and live music performed by
Spencer Joyce.
So make a date with Annmarie to enjoy a casual adult evening of great art,
wine & beer, light hors doeuvres, and
live music. Visit the Gift Shop for special AAH sales! Stop by Annmarie before or after dinner and make it a night
on the town. No reservations required!
Free for members; $5 for non-members.
Must be 21 years of age. For more information please call 410-326-4640 or visit
www.annmariegarden.org.
About the Exhibit:
Painter, Rob Brownlee-Tomasso, is
showing paintings textured with earth,
and sculptor, Alice Yutzy, is showing
sculptures created with clay. These processes are being employed both to create
connections with nature and to express
universal conditions common in lifes
journey. A painter and sculptor playing
dirtyits an obvious synergy.

About Annmarie Garden


An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, Annmarie Garden is located in scenic Solomons, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay. The
sculpture garden features a walking path that meanders through
the forest past permanent and
loaned sculpture, including more
than 35 works of art on loan from
the Smithsonian Institution and
the National Gallery of Art. Annmarie Garden also presents a
variety of award-winning special
events, gallery shows, and engaging public art programs. Annmarie Gardens Studio School
offers creative classes for all ages
and abilities taught by a talented
faculty. Annmarie Garden is conveniently located just off Route
2-4, on Dowell Road in Solomons,
Maryland; open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
daily; the Murray Arts Building
and Gift Shop are open 10 a.m. -

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Sunday, August 9

Will Chesapeakes Bounty

Breakfast 2nd District VFD and RS

Ruddy Duck (13200 Dowell Rd, Dowell) 1 to 2 p.m.

Valley Lee 2nd District VFD and RS


(45245 Drayden Rd., Valley Lee) 8
to 11 a.m.

Mixed Business with Dominic Fragman


Ruddy Duck (13200 Dowell Rd, Dowell) 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Friday, August 7

Forget Me Not Brunch/Silent Auction


Olde Breton Inn (21890 Society Hill
Road, Leonardtown) 10 a.m. to 1
p.m.

Monday, August 10
First Free Friday
A Surveyors Map by Rob BrownleeTomasso, Painter

Calvert Marine Museum (14200 Solomons Island Rd S., Solomons) 5 to


8 p.m.

Jen Van Meter


Ruddy Duck (13200 Dowell Rd, Dowell) 8 to 11 p.m.

Saturday, August 8
25th HR Band at Leonardtown
Square Beach Party
Leonardtown Square (41660 Courthouse Drive, Leonardtown) 5 to 9
p.m.

Concert on the Pavilion: Beach


Bumz Band
North Beach (9036 Bay Ave, North
Beach) 6 p.m.

Redwine Jazz Trio: Traditional


Instrumental Jazz
Take a Chance by Alice Yutzy, Sculptor

5 p.m. daily. To learn more, visit


www.annmariegarden.org.

The Westlawn Inn (9200 Chesapeake


Avenue, North Beach) 7:30 to 10
p.m.

Karaoke with DJ Tommy T &


Friends

Mike Batson Photography

Applebees (45480 Miramar, California) 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Pizza & Pint Night


Ruddy Duck (13200 Dowell Rd, Dowell) 4 to 7 p.m.

Team Trivia
Ruddy Duck (13200 Dowell Rd, Dowell) 7 p.m.

Tuesday, August 11
Burger & Pint
Ruddy Duck (13200 Dowell Rd, Dowell) 4 to 7 p.m.

Team Feud
Ruddy Duck (13200 Dowell Rd, Dowell) 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 12
Open Mic Night With Stephen
Nelson
Ruddy Duck (13200 Dowell Rd, Dowell) 6 to 10 p.m.

Free Beginner Line Dance Lessons!


Hotel Charles (15100 Burnt Store Rd.,
Hughesville) 7 to 7:30 p.m.

Freelance Photographers

Events
Weddings
Family Portraits
301-938-3692
mikebatsonphotography@hotmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/mikebatsonphotography

The Calvert County Times is always looking for more local


talent to feature! To submit art or band information for our
entertainment section, e-mail info@somdpublishing.net.

Please submit calendar listings by 12 p.m. on

the Tuesday prior to our Thursday publication.

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Community

August Month Long

Calendar

Early Women in Architecture


Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10515
Mackall Rd., St. Leonard- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Women in Architecture Committee of the
American Institute of Architects of Baltimore,
in collaboration with the Baltimore Architecture Foundation and Morgan State University,
researched early women who contributed to
architecture in Maryland. Their findings are
presented in a traveling exhibit that will be
on display in the visitor center at Jefferson
Patterson Park and Museum, July 1 through
August 29. The exhibit is free and open to the
public. For more information, call 410-5868501 or visit www.jefpat.org

Indian Village Exploration


Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10515
Mackall Rd., St. Leonard- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Spend Saturday exploring the Indian Village at
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum. Join
staff and volunteers as they explain native life
of Woodland Indians. Activities may include
flintknapping (stone tools) and fire making.
It runs from May 9 to November 7. For more
information, call 410-586-8501 or visit www.
jefpat.org.
Opposites Attract Art Show
North End Gallery, 41652 Fenwick St., Leonardtown- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Do opposites attract? Visit the North End
Gallery in Leonardtown for dynamic artworks
created to illustrate the concept in action.
Opposites Attract runs August 4 through
September 27. The First Friday Reception for
Opposites Attract will be held August 7 from
5 to 8 p.m. Remember to enter the Mystery
Box drawing for a chance to win an original
piece of art. The winner will be announced at
the end of the First Friday reception; no need
to be present to win. For additional information, call the gallery at 301-475-3130 or visit
its website at www.northendgallery.org.
Modern Petroglyphs Public Art Project
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center,
13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons- 10 a.m. to 4
p.m.
We are announcing the 2015 Summer Public
Art Project, created by Kevin Sudeith entitled
Modern Petroglyphs. The public art project
will run through August 30. Participation is
included with price of site admission. This
year our Artist-In-Residence will be making stone carvings featuring images drawn
from the local community, combined with
secondary images of aerospace themes.
Kevin will then make prints from the carvings
while encouraging visitors to also make their
own prints. The three carved rocks will remain
at the Sculpture Garden when completed.
Once the printmaking has been competed,
Kevin will paint and varnish the works. For
more information, call 410-326-4640 or visit
annmariegarden.org.
Twin Beach Players Playwriting Festival
Opening
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Maryland, 9021 Daytona Ave., North Beach- 7 or
3 p.m.
Twin Beach Players is celebrating 10 years
for their Kids Playwriting Festival. We are so
proud of this milestone honoring our youth.
The festival consists of six plays written and
performed by kids. We had 29 entries this
year and the creativity of our youth was outstanding. Our show opens Friday, July 31st
and runs August 1, 2 and August 7, 8, and 9.
Performances Friday and Saturday are at 7
p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. For more information you can contact our youth troupe director
Sherry Lehnen at sherrywithtbpyouth@gmail.
com or 410-610-0201.
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Artworks@7th, 9100 Bay Ave., Thurs., Sat.,


Sun.: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Fri.: 11 a.m. to 9
p.m.
August at Artworks@7th will feature a Collidescope of creativity and color as a trio
of our talented artists present their latest
works. Jen Poteet, Mickey Kunkle, and
Diana Manchak will combine their varied and
unique artistry to present a show that will
provide a little something for everyone. From
imaginative and inspired watercolors by Jen;
to the bright, bold, and colorful jewelry pieces
created by Mickey; to Dianas pottery works
that can be functional or decorative with each
piece having a distinct and unique personality.
Come join us for the shows opening reception on Saturday, its free! If you cant make
the reception, then come by any other time
during our normal business hours, the show
will be up July 30 through August 30.
Hours are Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday,
11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Fridays from 11 a.m.
to 9 p.m. Contact us at 410-286-5278 or visit
our website at www.artworksat7th.com or
our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/
Artworkat7th.

Thursday, August 6
Annual Night on the River Fundraiser
Port Tobacco Restaurant, 7536 Shirley Blvd.,
Port Tobacco- 7 to 10 p.m.
The Port Tobacco River Conservancy is having its 8th Annual Night onthe River Fundraiser on Thursday at thePort Tobacco Restaurant in Port Tobacco. Live music featuring the
Byx Bullock trio with Jennifer Cooper, food,
deserts,raffles, silent auction etc. Tickets
are $50 per person. You can get moredetails on this event and buy your tickets from
website:http://porttobaccoriver.org/,or
call301-934-2025or email Julie atjsimpson@
porttobaccoriver.org
CSM Twilight Performance Series:
Sneetches
College of Southern Maryland Building B,
Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Rd.,
Prince Frederick, 6:45 p.m.
The College of Southern Marylands Childrens Theatre will perform Sneetches, an
adaptation of the Dr. Seuss story of the same
name. The performance will be presented as
part of CSMs Twilight Performance Series.
Each week the series features a different
performance on each campus. Free. For a
complete schedule of performances, visit
http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/TwilightSeries/
index.htmlor contact 301-934-7828.

Friday, August 7
Opposites Attract Art Show Opening
North End Gallery, 41652 Fenwick St., Leonardtown- 5 to 8 p.m.
The First Friday Reception for Opposites
Attract will be held August 7 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Remember to enter the Mystery Box drawing
for a chance to win an original piece of art.
The winner will be announced at the end of
the First Friday reception; no need to be present to win. For additional information, call the
gallery at 301-475-3130 or visit its website at
www.northendgallery.org.

Saturday, August 8
3rd Annual FREE Philly Flash Anniversary
Car, Truck, & Bike Show
Philly Flash, 2989 Plaza Dr., Dunkirk- 10 a.m.,
Awards 3 p.m., Cruize Nite 4 to 9 p.m.
Door prizes, awards, DJ, shade trees,
unlimited parking. FREE registration, FREE
admission. Rain date August 15. For more
information, call 443-550-3484.
Shoppes at Asbury
Asbury Solomons Retirement Community,
11000 Asbury Circle, Solomons, 9 a.m. to
2:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

To submit your event listing to go in our Community Calendar,


please email news@countytimes.net with the listing details by
12 p.m. on the Tuesday prior to our Thursday publication.
The sale will include Bettys Closet a resale
of gently used clothing andaccessories. The
library committee will have books and CDs
at a fabulous price. Grannys Treasures will
be selling housewares, furniture andmiscellaneous items. All proceeds will benefit the
Benevolent Care Fund. It will take place in
the auditorium and other marked sites in the
building. For more information, call 410-3943000.
Concert on the Pavilion
North Beach Pavilion, 9036 Bay Ave., North
Beach- 6 p.m.
During the summer season, FREE concerts
are held on the pavilion. You can hear a
wide variety of music including rock and
roll, country, jazz and oldies to name a few.
Concert goers: grab a bench on the boardwalk, put a chair in the sand or dance on the
pavilion to some of the best local musical
talent. The band featured is the Beach Bumz
Band [Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band]. For more
information, call 301-855-6681 or visit www.
northbeachmd.org.
NorthBeach Volunteer Fire Department
Auxiliary Yard Sale
NBVFD, 8536 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake
Beach- 8 a.m. to noon
Clear your closets and make a few bucks!
Or come and find the treasure of a lifetime at
our yard sale!Tables are $15, or $25 for two,
and must be reserved in advance. Its held
every second Saturday of the month through
October. To reserve a table, contact Diana
at410-231-1775

Sunday, August 9
Ambulance and Engine Dedication Ceremony
HVFD & RS, 4030 Old Town Rd., Huntingtown- 3 p.m.
Please join us at the dedication ceremony of
our new Ambulance 69 and new Engine 61.
Light refreshments to follow. To RSVP or for
more information, please contact President
Bowen at president@hvfd6.org.
Free Family STEAM Event
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center,
13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons- 1 to 4 p.m.
Preschool children and their caretakers are invited to visit the artLAB at Annmarie Sculpture
Garden for hands-on investigations and challenges. Each session focuses on a different
theme and encourages children to explore,
observe, ask questions, and make predictions
about the world around them through creative
play. Well investigate a variety of concepts
in STEAM--science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Join us for these fun and
imaginative sessions that will get your child
excited about learning. Perfect for toddlers
and preschoolers.
This months theme: Wonderful Water. No
registration necessary! Just drop in! For more
information, visit www.annmariegarden.org.

Monday, August 10
Pax River Quilters Guild Monthly Meeting
Good Samaritan Lutheran Church, 20850
Langley Rd., Lexington Park- 6:30 p.m.
The meeting features a lecture and trunk
show with master quilter/teacher, Augusta
Cole. For a preview, visit her website,www.
augustacolequilting.com. Augusta is a quilting
enthusiast who gives an entertaining, high
energy presentation. There is a $5 fee for
non-members. New members and guest
welcome. Pax River Quilters Guild is a 501(c)
(3) organization and is open to the public.
Visit our websitewww.paxriverquiltguild.
comor our group page on Facebook for guild
information.

Tuesday, August 11
Sea Squirts: Chesapeake ABC
Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons
Island Rd.- 10 to 10:30 a.m. and 11 to 11:30
a.m.
A free drop-in program for children 18-months
to 3 years and their caregivers. For more
information, visit calvertmarinemuseum.com.
VFW POST 2632 Business Meeting
VFW Post 2632, 23282 Three Notch Rd.,
California- 7 p.m.
This business meeting is open to all current
VFW post members. For more information,
visit www.vfwpost2632.com.
Auditions Sotterley Ghostwalk 2015
Sotterley Historic Plantation, 44300 Sotterley
Ln., Hollywood- 6:30 p.m.
Now auditioning for Sotterley Ghostwalk.
Actors will cold read from the script. If you
have an interest in doing tech, costumes, or
makeup come out and well train you. Speaking and non-speaking parts available. Parts
for 7 men, 11 women, 2 teens, 1 boy and lots
of non speaking ghosts. Shows are October
23, 24, and 29, 30 & 31. No experience necessary. For more information, contact Events
Manager at 301-373-2280

Wednesday, August 12
Loose & Juicy Watercolors: Fabulous
Florals
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons- Aug. 12
through 13: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Join us for a full watercolor experience!
We will be working with a limited palette
to develop loose yet realistic paintings of
flowers. Develop your painting skills and
add your knowledge of watercolor using a
fun floral theme. Some watercolor experience preferred. 2-class series. Member Cost:
$140. Nonmember Cost: $150. Materials Fee:
$15 due to instructor at class, or bring your
own watercolor supplies. Instructor: Nancy
Thompson. Registration required. To register,
call 410-326-4640. For more information, visit
www.annmariegarden.org.
Commemoration of the Sinking of the
Levin J. Marvel
North Beach Volunteer Fire Department Bay
View Hall, 8536 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake
Beach- 7 to 9 p.m.
On August 12, 1955, as gale force winds from
Hurricane Connie raged up the Chesapeake
Bay, a three-masted schooner by the name
of the Levin J. Marvel sank off of Holland
Point in the bay near North Beach. 14 of the
27 passengers on board died in this tragedy.
13 passengers survived due to the heroic
efforts of many local residents. This tragic
and significant Chesapeake Bay maritime
event changed Coast Guard safety regulations applying to small passenger vessels.
The Bayside History Museum will present a
program with displays and exhibits commemorating The 60th Anniversary of the Sinking
of the Marvel. The event is free and open to
the public. Featured speakers are John Ward
of the Deale Area Historical Society; Dr. Susan
Langley, Maryland State Underwater Archaeologist; Bill Verge, Executive Director, USCGC
INGHAM Memorial Museum, who served
as mate on the Marvel that summer; Diane
Harrison of Bayside History Museum, and
Johnson Fortenbaugh, Jr. who will perform
his song, The Levin J. Marvel. David Healey,
author, will have a book signing and sale for
his book Great Storms of the Chesapeake.
Grace Mary Brady, President of the Bayside
History Museum, will be available from 5:30
to 7 p.m. to video record oral histories with
people who have personal recollections of
the Marvel. For more information, visit www.
northbeachfire.com or call 301-855-0520.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

August, Month Long


Artist: Joshua Owen; Medium:
Acrylic
Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch,
3819 Harbor Road, Chesapeake Beach
Artists statement: I didnt have anything in mind when I started putting
together this show. However, being a
Pollock fan I dripped and splattered
my way through it

Thursday, Aug. 6
Childrens MakerSpace
Calvert Library Southern Branch,
13920 H. G. Trueman Road, Solomons
10 to 11 a.m.
Come join our Makers Space for
children at Southern and see what
you can build. We will supply a large
amount of Legos, including some Lego
Duplos. Activities will also include craft
stations.
Hero Training Academy
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Kids K - Grade 5 are invited to explore
hero powers ranging from flying to super strength to mutationplus a craft
and snack each week. Registration not
required.
Hero Training Academy
Calvert Library Fairview Branch, Rt. 4
and Chaneyville Road, Owings 2:30
to 3:30 p.m.
Kids K - Grade 5 are invited to explore
hero powers ranging from flying to super strength to mutationplus a craft
and snack each week. Registration not
required.

Friday, Aug. 7
On Pins & Needles
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 1 to 4 p.m.
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an
afternoon of conversation and shared
creativity.
JobSource Mobile Career Center
Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch,
3819 Harbor Road, Chesapeake Beach
1 to 4 p.m.
Stop by to get job counseling, resume help, search for jobs and get
connected with Southern Maryland
JobSource. This 38 mobile center
features 11 computer workstations,
smart board instructional technology,
satellite internet access, exterior audio
visual and broadcastingcapabilities;
state of the art workforce applications
and connectivity for wireless mobile
device access.
An Evening of Minecraft for Teens
& Tweens
Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch,
3819 Harbor Road, Chesapeake Beach
5:30 to 7 p.m.
Play Minecraft on our computers while
the library is closed to other customers. Please register.

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Saturday, Aug. 8
Summer Storytime
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 10 to 10:30 a.m.
Children enjoy 30 minutes of books
and language through short stories,
songs, fingerplays and flannel stories.
No registration required.
Garden Smarter: Backyard Habitats
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 10 to 11:30 a.m.
A comparison of small scale (backyard) and large scale (nature preserve)
habitats in Lusby and how each is
created.
Summer Storytime
Calvert Library Fairview Branch, Rt. 4
and Chaneyville Road, Owings 10 to
10:30 a.m.
Children enjoy 30 minutes of books
and language through short stories,
songs, fingerplays and flannel stories.
No registration required.
Summer Storytime
Calvert Library Southern Branch,
13920 H. G. Trueman Road, Solomons
10 to 10:30 a.m.
Children enjoy 30 minutes of books
and language through short stories,
songs, fingerplays and flannel stories.
No registration required.
Chess Saturday at the Library
Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch,
3819 Harbor Road, Chesapeake Beach
10 a.m. to noon
Chess enthusiasts or wannabe enthusiastsplease join us (with or without
your own chess set) at the library the
2nd Saturday of each month from
10 a.m. to noon. All ages and levels
welcome!
Playtime
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Learning and discovery time for you
and your child. New Imagination
Station! Interactive, engaging play! Opportunity to connect with other parents
and caregivers. No need to register.
Ages birth 5. Playgroups welcome.
Learn Mahjongg
Calvert Library Southern Branch,
13920 H. G. Trueman Road, Solomons
1 to 3 p.m.
Want to learn Mahjongg? Games are
a great way to keep your brain sharp
while having fun! Join us!
Poets Circle
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 2 to 4 p.m.
Beginner or big-time, confident or
compulsive, stuck or star-lit! All are
welcome. Expect a friendly session of
discussion, editing and support. Bring
5 copies of what you want to work on
or just yourself. Please register.
Lego Mania
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 3 to 4 p.m.
Lego enthusiasts will meet monthly to

hear a story followed by a Lego building session. Each session will close
with sharing time. Legos supplied by
library.

Monday, Aug. 10
Teen Movie Night!
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Free food and were going to watch
Pitch Perfect! and well raffle off the
prizes for summer reading.
Summer Shorts!
Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch,
3819 Harbor Road, Chesapeake Beach
7 to 8:30 p.m.
We will listen to short stories together
and then discuss! No reading ahead!

Tuesday, Aug. 11
Drop-in Computer Coding
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Have fun learning the languages of
computers. Its fun, Its easy. Younger
children will need the help of an adult.
Flying Needles
Calvert Library Southern Branch,
13920 H. G. Trueman Road, Solomons
6 to 9 p.m.
Knitting, crocheting and portable crafting group open to anyone wanting to
join in and share talents, crafting time
or learn a new skill.

Wednesday, Aug. 12
Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble
& more
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Want to learn Mahjongg? Hope to
make your Scrabble skills killer?
Games are a great way to keep your
brain sharp while having fun! Join us!
Please register.
Memoirs & Creative Writing Workshop
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 2 to 3 p.m.
Join author and editor Elisavietta
Ritchie as she encourages the art
of creative memoir writing. Bring 12
double-spaced copies of your piece
of memoir, 500-800 words, to work on
and share with the group.
Sinking of the Marvel Schooner
North Beach Volunteer Fire Department, 8536 Bayside Road, Chesapeake Beach 7 to 9 p.m.
60th Anniversary of the Sinking of the
Levin J. Marvel Schooner. A presentation commemorating this significant
maritime event and celebrating the
local heroes who came to the rescue
of many passengers.

Thursday, Aug. 13
Lego Mania
Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch,

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3819 Harbor Road, Chesapeake Beach


2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Kindergarten - 5th graders join us for
more building fun at Lego Mania! Hear
a story, build awesome Lego creations,
and share them with your friends! No
registration requireddrop in and
bring a friend! Legos provided by Calvert Library.
Lego Mania
Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch,
3819 Harbor Road, Chesapeake Beach
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Kindergarten - 5th graders join us for
more building fun at Lego Mania! Hear
a story, build awesome Lego creations,
and share them with your friends! No
registration requireddrop in and
bring a friend.

Friday, Aug. 14
On Pins & Needles
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 1 to 4 p.m.
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an
afternoon of conversation and shared
creativity.

Saturday, Aug. 15
Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble
& more
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way noon to 3 p.m.
Want to learn Mahjongg? Hope to
make your Scrabble skills killer?
Games are a great way to keep your
brain sharp while having fun! Join us!
Please register.

Monday, Aug. 17
Books & Toys
Calvert Library Southern Branch,
13920 H. G. Trueman Road, Solomons
10 to 11 a.m.
The Book of Unknown Americans by
Cristina Henriquez. Moms, parents,
caregivers and your tots! Book club for
mom, playtime for kids!
Calvert Eats Local
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850
Costley Way 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Encourage local agriculture, discover
ways to eat locally, and share resources, energy, and good ideas for great
food!

Contact your Local Library!


Fairview: 410-257-2101
Twin Beaches: 410-257-2411
Prince Frederick : 410-535-0291 or
301-855-1862
Southern: 410-326-5289
www.calvert.lib.md.us

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1. Malay sailboats
6. Beach material
10. Heroic tale
14. Peers
15. Unseen
17. Plucking implement
19. Radioactivity unit
20. Stamping device
21. Quake
22. Foot (Latin)
23. Living body covering
24. Turfs
26. Gate swinging devices
29. Nail
31. Sharp bodily pain
32. Status equality
34. Horse height measure
35. Political Asylum Research
& Documentation Service
37. 20s - 30s art design
38. Payment (abbr.)
39. Food grain
40. Indefinitely long period
of time
41. Rear
43. Without (French)
45. Wood sorrels
46. Express pleasure
47. Recurring artistic pattern

49. Deaf language


50. Runs PCs
53. Minimal punishment
57. Repeat
58. Give extreme unction to
59. Inflammatory skin disease
60. Large Aussie flightless bird
61. Polish Air Show city

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2. __ Nui, Easter Island
3. Towards the mouth or oral
region
4. 4th Caliph of Islam
5. Soviet Socialist Republics
6. Moslem mystics
7. Game stake
8. Point midway between N
and NW
9. Female deer pelts
10. Glaze used to stiffen
fabrics
11. Unhittable serves
12. Pathogen
13. Promotional materials
16. Setting up a golf drive
18. Lyric poems
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24. __ Claus
25. Not even
27. Fencing swords
28. Conway, N.H. river
29. Brake horsepower
30. Wild leek
31. Prefix for before
33. Splash director Howard
35. Sleeveless apronlike dress
36. Book of the Apostles
mission
37. V.P. Quayle
39. Dish directions
42. Revolve
43. Particular instance of
selling
44. Exclamation of surprise
46. Wimbledon champion
Arthur
47. Millisecond
48. Ammo & chemical corp.
49. Tip of Aleutian Islands
50. Expired
51. Norways capital
52. Plant stalk
53. Macaws
54. Indochina battleground
(slang)
55. Armed conflict
56. Ribonucleic acid

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