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NORTH BEACH MAYOR MARK FRAZER
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OBITUARIES 10
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IN OUR COMMUNITY 24
COMMUNITY CALENDAR 26
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The Twin Beaches Make Nice
Animal Shelter Agreement Battle Looming Over New Library Site
Approved By Dick Myers
Editor
cation of the new Twin Beaches Branch of
the Calvert County Library. The branch is

Public Hearing to be Held
currently in Chesapeake Beach in a shop-
Chesapeake Beach Mayor Pat “Irish” ping center across from the entrance to
Mahoney appeared at the Aug. 10 North Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa.

on Annual Rent
Beach Town Council meeting. No, he Chesapeake Beach has suggested one
wasn’t lost. He was there to talk about the option for the library board – co-locate the
cooperation between the Twin Beaches new library with the new Beach Elemen-
towns that has been going on this summer. tary School. The school system is consid-
By Dick Myers county’s animal control operation. He Several months ago, North Beach May- ering that idea.
Editor said the transfer of the animal control or Mark Frazer made a similar appearance But Mayor Frazer announced at the Aug.
function to her agency is not a negative before the Chesapeake Beach Town Coun- 10 meeting that the town had recently met
The Board of Calvert County Com- reflection on the sheriff’s office, which cil. Frazer was there to receive a donation with the library board and made a pitch to
missioners (BOCC) has unanimously had it before July 1. from Chesapeake Beach for this summer’s locate the library in their town. Frazer told
approved an option agreement for the At the Aug. 8 BOCC meeting, Vaughn new film festival in North Beach. a group of residents of the Town Center
new Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter. announced that an animal shelter direc- This time it was Chesapeake Beach’s Senior Apartments across from town hall
In approving the agreement, the BOCC tor had been selected and will be on the turn to receive a donation. Frazer handed that a location was being touted across the
also voted to hold a public hearing on job beginning Sept. 5 to prepare for the Mahoney a check for $1,000 to help Ches- street from their apartments. He wasn’t
the proposed $550,000 annual rent to the new shelter. apeake Beach put on its first ever Taste of more specific.
property owner and builder, 46 Calvert The animal control officers will also the Beaches on Sept. 9 at Kellum Field. The library board is expected to decide
Industrial, LLC, a subsidiary of Marrick have their headquarters in the new shel- Mahoney handed Frazer a Chesapeake next spring.
Properties. ter, which will include a large central Beach hat and he quipped that he made out Meanwhile both towns are excited
Construction of the 14,850 square- facility, a barn for larger animals and a pretty well in that exchange. about the new Taste of the Beaches which
foot shelter in three buildings is expect- pavilion for special adoption events. There has been a new spirit of coop- is a cooperative effort of the two town’s
ed to begin in about a month and take Commissioner Vice President Evan eration between the towns that sit cheek- economic development commissions. The
more than a year to complete. It would Slaughenhoupt, Jr. also congratulated to-jowl next to each other at the very tip event features samples from local restau-
make Calvert the first county in South- Director of the Department of General of northeast Calvert County at the Anne rants, wine and beer, music and other en-
ern Maryland to have its own shelter, Services Wilson Freeland for work- Arundel County line. The cooperation tertainment, arts and crafts vendors and
breaking away from the Tri-County An- ing with Marrick President Rick Bai- isn’t totally new – The North Beach VFD games for the kids in the “Kids Zone.” It
imal Shelter in Hughesville. The other ley and others to develop the 44-page acts as Chesapeake Beach’s fire depart- will run from 1 to 5 p.m.
two counties are also considering their agreement. ment as well.
own shelters. The new animal shelter was approved But there is a battle looming between dickmyers@countytimes.net
The next step in the process was by the planning commission on Jan. 18. the two towns. Both are vying to be the lo-
met with accolades from several of the It will be located on a three-acre tract
BOCC members. Commissioner Mike adjacent to Calvert Industrial Park on
Hart said of the public/private partner-
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Hallowing Point Road (Route 231).
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4 Local News The Calvert County Times Thursday, August 17, 2017

Franchot Spends a Day at the Beach
By Dick Myers Franchot chatted with boardwalk
Editor staff, talked to the business owners
and bought some produce at Chesa-
Maryland Comptroller Peter Fran- peake Bounty and a hat at The Wheel.
chot visited North Beach on Monday, Neptune’s Pub opened in North
Aug. 14. The tour started at Sunrise Beach in 1984. Franchot honored it
Garden Park, proceeded along the for its longevity and “contributions
boardwalk, had stops at Chesapeake to the North Beach Community.”
Bounty, Nice & Fleazy Antiques Several times during his tour Fran-
and The Wheel and ended at Nep- chot handed out memorial coins, in-
tune’s Pub with a presentation of a tended for persons who have “made a
proclamation to the long-time town difference.” Among those receiving
business. coins was Mayor Frazer.
At Sunrise Garden Park, Mayor The handing out of coins carries DFC Tim Mohler
Mark Frazer along with town council on a tradition started by the late, leg-
members, town employees and com- endary comptroller Louis Goldstein,
mittee members explained to Fran- a Calvert native. Franchot said his fa-
chot the history of the park, which ther, a WW II veteran, was the first
is filled with art. Franchot said he receiving a coin from him.
would personally thank Maryland Franchot was also joined on the
Senate President Mike Miller (D: tour by Sheriff Mike Evans and
Calvert) for the state providing fund- long-time Register of Wills Margaret
ing for the park and the town’s Bay- Phipps.
front boardwalk.
Comptroller Peter Franchot views some of the vegetation in Sunrise Garden Park.
Franchot asked questions about the dickmyers@countytimes.net
vegetation in the park and showed
his knowledge of some of the plants.
He also talked about the flowers that
line the boardwalk, identifying sev-
eral of them.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 The Calvert County Times Local News 5

North Beach Has a Flower
Pot Controversy STORE WAS CLOSED WEDNESDAY TO MARK DOWN PRICES!
PRICES SLASHED!
DEDUCT AN ADDITIONAL
By Dick Myers Frazer, however, was unapologetic.
Editor The flower pots were in fact placed

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there by the town. They are intended to
What’s not to like about flower pots? be calming devices and will bracket a
Ask the residents of the Town Center new crosswalk which will be placed at
Senior Apartments in North Beach and that location. “The flower pots are meant
they will give you chapter and verse why to give additional attention that this is
they don’t like the two flower pots that where seniors cross,” Frazer insisted.
suddenly appeared at their front door. Frazer told the residents that the front
The residents say the flower pots are
preventing their family and friends from
of the apartments was never intended to
be a dropping off and picking up point.
ALREADY LOW SALE PRICES
pulling up to the front door to pick them
up and drop them off. One resident had
There is a place for that in the back of
the building, he said, Frazer noted when ON ALL RED DOT ITEMS!
to have an ambulance come for her and the apartment’s plans were approved
it had to stop in the middle of the street by the town, that fact was noted on the
to pick her up. plan. That was news to the apartment
Apartment resident Evelyn Judy has residents.
led the charge against the flower pots. Dale Cross, an apartment resident
She called North Beach Mayor Mark who is legally blind, said the flower pots
Frazer but got no response. She said were a hazard and cars could easily run
she then did what she believed was the over them. Frazer said trees would also

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“We are frustrated and upset,” Judy
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that the town needed to do a better job
of notifying everyone including the res-
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6 Local News The Calvert County Times Thursday, August 17, 2017

Hogan Says Taney Statue What’s Coming to Calvert
Should Go
The Calvert County Planning Com- SPR-2017-244, Beechtree Apart-
mission received the following list of ments. Located on the west side of
pending site plan applications at their North Prince Frederick Boulevard in
Aug. 16 meeting. The list means that Prince Frederick on a parcel consist-
demnation of white supremacist groups the projects will likely be heard by ing of 25.458 acres, zoned PFTC, Vil-
that were at the rally. the planning commission in the near lage District. Proposed are five new
President Donald Trump condemned future: buildings containing 249 apartments,
the violence in Charlottesville, eventu- maintenance building, required park-
ally focusing on the actions of white SPR-16-537335, Scaggs Industrial ing, utilities and recreation areas. The
supremacists. Flex Space project is on public water & sewer.
Just two years ago Hogan cautioned Located at 7630 Meadow Run Lane, The submittal was accepted May 24,
that the removal of Confederate-era Meadow Run Industrial Park in Ow- 2017. Agent: R.A. Barrett
monuments was “political correctness ings, on a 14.61 parcel, zoned I-1. Pro-
run amok.” posed two multi-tenant light industrial SPR-2017-245, Huntingtown Fastop
Todd Eberly, professor of political sci- buildings totalling 25,600 square feet. Located at 3921 Old Town Road in
ence at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, The submittal was accepted Febru- Huntingtown on a 1.01 parcel, zoned
said Taney’s record before the Civil War ary 24, 2016 as a Category I project. HTC, Mixed Use District. Proposed
confirmed him as an opponent of rights Agent: Collinson Oliff & Associates to re-purpose the existing automobile
for any black person beyond the infa- sales building into a joint use, conve-
mous Dred Scott v. Sanford decision of SPR-16-540877, The Shoppes & nience/liquor store, with gas pumps,
1857. Residences of Bowen’s Inn required parking and utilities. The
“It’s the right thing to do,” Eberly said Located at 14630 S. Solomons Is- project is on private water & sewer.
Portrait of Roger Brooke Taney by Henry Ulke
of removing the Taney statue. “There’s land Road in Solomons on two parcels The submittal was accepted May 24,
circa 1881 from the Maryland State Archives. just nothing there worthy of honor.” totaling .78 acres, zoned TC/C1/IDA. 2017. Agent: R.A. Barrett
Eberly said the history of Taney and Two new buildings are being proposed
By Dick Meyers and Guy Leonard
that of the antebellum United States for a total of 15,168 square feet. Build- SPR-2017-267, Shoppes at Apple
should never be forgotten, though. ing #1 will provide commercial space Greene, Harris Teeter Fuel Center
“You never try to hide your history,” for lease; Building #2 is being pro- Located in Dunkirk within the
Governor Larry Hogan August 14 re-
Eberley said. posed to provide five (5) leased resi- Shoppes at Apple Greene Shopping
leased the following statement regard-
According to Wikipedia, the on- dences. The submittal was accepted Center, on a parcel consisting of 15.47
ing the statue of Calvert County native,
line encyclopedia, “Taney was born July 27, 2016 as a Category I project. acres, zoned Dunkirk Town Center.
Justice Roger B. Taney on the grounds
on March 17, 1777 in Calvert County, Agent: Collinson, Oliff & Associates Proposed 7,556 square foot, new auto-
of the Maryland State House:
Maryland, the son of Monica (Brooke) mobile fi lling station, canopy, associ-
“As I said at my inauguration, Mary-
and Michael Taney.[4] He was the sec- SPR-2017-239, Life Church ated parking, drive aisles and utilities.
land has always been a state of middle
ond son, and the third of seven children Located at the intersection of Cox This proposed project received Board
temperament, which is a guiding prin-
(four sons and three daughters) born to a Road and N. Solomons Island Road, of Appeals approval October 6, 2016.
ciple of our administration. While we
slaveholding family of tobacco planters Huntingtown on a parcel consisting The submittal was accepted July 26,
cannot hide from our history – nor
in Calvert County, Maryland.” of 7.24 acres, zoned RD. Proposed 2017. Agent: Harris Teeter Proper-
should we – the time has come to make
Taney was the fifth Chief Justice of 14,868 square foot new church con- ties, LLC
clear the difference between properly
the Supreme Court, holding that office struction with seating capacity of 400.
acknowledging our past and glorifying
from 1836 until his death in 1864. He The proposed campus to be construct-
the darkest chapters of our history. With
delivered the majority opinion in Dred ed in two phases. The submittal was
that in mind, I believe removing the
Scott v. Sandford (1857), that ruled, accepted June 28, 2017. Agent: Col-
Justice Roger B. Taney statue from the
among other things, that African-Amer- linson, Oliff & Associates
State House grounds is the right thing
icans, having been considered inferior at
to do, and we will ask the State House
the time the United States Constitution
Trust to take that action immediately.”

Public Hearing Set for Sign
was drafted, were not part of the origi-
Hogan’s statement comes just days
nal community of citizens and, whether
after a rally to protest the removal of
free or slave, could not be considered
Confederate-era monuments in Charlot-
citizens of the United States, which cre-

Regulations
tesville, Va. broke out into violence in
ated an uproar among abolitionists and
which one counter protestor was killed.
the free states of the northern U.S.
The violence led to a nation-wide con-

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 The Calvert County Times Cops & Courts 7

Fatal Crash Under Investigation Women Claim NAVAIR Employee
Road and went up an embankment and Spied on Them
By Guy Leonard way on Plum Point Road and Stinnett
Staff Writer
was ejected from her vehicle.
State Police investigators are attempt- Bevard said it appeared that Donald- By Guy Leonard victim of Fasci’s voyeurism going back
ing to find the cause of the crash that son had not been wearing her safety belt Staff Writer to January of last year.
killed 24-year-old Ashley Donaldson in while driving. “He was taking pictures of me leav-
the early morning hours of Aug. 12. The state police crash reconstruction Four women who work at Patuxent ing work, was told to stop and ordered
Det. Sgt. Bruce Bevard, of the Prince is working on the case, Bevard said. River Naval Air Station have filed for not to contact me,” the second petitioner
Frederick barrack, said the crash only protective orders against a NAVAIR alleged in her application for a peace
involved Donaldson’s vehicle and she guyleonard@countytimes.net employee they claim placed miniature order.
was the only victim. cameras under their desks to spy on A third woman claimed that Fasci,
Bevard reported that for an as yet un- them while on the job. aside from placing a camera “towards
known reason Donaldson left the road- In some of the protective orders, the her private areas” under her desk at
women claim they were also photo- building No. 2855 on base.

Maryland State Police Report
graphed by Daniel Fasci, 56, of Great “Daniel Fasci made comments re-
Mills as they left work. garding my attractiveness, being vis-
One of the petitioners alleged in her ably upset about my marriage and being
Possession With Intent to Distrib- DUI & Possession of Methadone & protective order, filed in St. Mary’s aware of changes to my work sched-
ute:​ On 8/10/17 at 12:48 pm, Trooper Oxycodone:​ On 8/10/17 at 11:05 pm, County District Court Aug. 1, that Fasci ule,” the third petitioner alleged. “He
First Class Costello stopped a vehicle Trooper Stull stopped a vehicle on Rt. admitted to her that he had placed the had claimed to be suicidal and owns a
on Armory Rd. in Prince Frederick for 4 south of Rt. 402 in Prince Frederick camera under her desk once the unit had firearm.”
traffic violations. The distinct odor of for traffic violations. The driver, Ken- been found. The fourth petitioner alleged also that
marijuana was emitting from inside the neth S. Moss, 38 of Laurel was found to The first petitioner claimed that Fasci Fasci had been recording her at work
vehicle. A probable cause search was be driving under the influence of alco- had engaged in this activity back in July. and taking photos of her in the building
conducted and a large amount of mari- hol. A passenger, Craig M. Carter, 45 “He also listed the names of other parking lot.
juana was located. Michael W. Thomas, of Laurel was found to be in possession females he mounted the cameras under Three of the women resided in St.
18 of Prince Frederick was arrested for of Methadone and Oxycodone pills. He their desks,” the petition read. “I was Mary’s County while one lived in Cal-
possession with the intent to distribute was arrested and incarcerated at the Cal- listed as one of the victims.” vert County.
the marijuana. He was incarcerated at vert County Detention Center. Another alleged victim claimed that: No charges have been filed by authori-
the Calvert County Detention Center. “He confessed to taking pictures and ties against Fasci.
From Maryland State Police Barrack U, videos of me and three other girls as
Prince Frederick. well without our consent or knowledge.” guyleonard@countytimes.net
This petitioner stated she had been the
8 Education The Calvert County Times Thursday, August 17, 2017

Windy Hill E.S. Receives MABE Schools’ Advisory Committee Calls for
a Teacher ‘Pipeline’
Recognition By Dick Myers clined to go to urban areas where there
Windy Hill Elementary School was maintain school property. Accepting the Editor are more minority students. He said the
recognized by the Maryland Associa- award on behalf of Windy Hill were Ms. studies show dramatically that African-
tion of Boards of Education (MABE) for Griffith; Lisa Morgan, Vice Principal; The Calvert County Public Schools American students do better with Afri-
superior management of risk. The build- Jerome Myers, Building Service Man- (CCPS) Citizens Advisory Commit- can American teachers.
ing received a Superior Performance ager; Sherrie Weedon, Assistant Build- tee has recommended creating a “pipe- “We want to get to the point where
Certificate for earning a risk assessment ing Service Manager; Myra Mackall, line” for minority students, particularly students look across the classroom and
score of 100%. Building Service Worker; and Craig males, to become teachers in the school see role models like them,” Wiggins
Dr. Daniel D. Curry, Superintendent, Morsell, Building Service Worker. system. The recommendation is that the said.
said, “It’s rare for a school to earn a According to MABE, managing risk pipeline be named after legendary Cal- Hooker observed that the solution
score of 100%. The Windy Hill staff is about making informed choices with vert County civil rights leader Harriet rests with the entire community and the
does an exemplary job.” regard to reducing the probability and or Elizabeth Brown. answer required “thinking outside the
Principal Kelly Griffith credits her severity of an adverse event. The suggestion for improving diversi- box.”
building service staff for their excel- ty in the school system was made at the The proposal from the advisory com-
lent work to ensure student safety and From CCPS Calvert County Board of Education’s mittee: “That CCPS initiates trial pro-
Aug. 10 meeting in an annual report of gram at two CCPS high schools with
the Citizens Advisory Committee by minority-centric academic achievement
Chair Judy Hooker and member Wil- clubs.” The schools recommended are
liam Wiggins. Calvert and Patuxent high schools. Tar-
The statistics tell the story. Minor- get students would be 7th and 8th grade
ity students make up 28.5 percent of middle schoolers and high school fresh-
the student population of the county, men and sophomores.
yet only 9.1 percent of the professional “Informed parents of potential stu-
staff. Calvert County’s total population dents are key to program potential suc-
is 13 percent African American. Hooker cess,” according to the report.
noted that the county was not alone in School Board President Pamela Cous-
the challenges of attracting and retain- ins said, “The idea of creating a pipeline
ing minority teachers. is critical.” Board member Dawn Balin-
The report to the school board indi- ski called the recommendation, “One of
cated that there is a general perception the best I’ve seen.”
among non-minority teachers of “mi- According to a press release from
nority students having inferior class- CCPS, “The ‘pipeline’ would include,
room effort” and “minority students’ among other activities, collaboration
drive hampers achievement.” with the Teacher Academy of Maryland
The report concludes that a “cultural- programs and minority achievement
ly-astute minority staff enhances class- clubs currently in CCPS high schools.”
room environment and learning.” Hook- The committee’s presentation is avail-

2 0 1 7 A nnual er said the entire school system benefits able on the school system website on the
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DINNER r
School Board Recognizes Employees
e C o u n t ry Dinne of the Month
yl
Family St The Board of Education of Calvert ognized monthly at Board of Educa-
County Public Schools recently recog- tion meetings in accordance with Policy
nized Employees of the Month for the #6620. During the school year, the Board
month of August. recognizes one support staff member and
The Employees of the Month are: one professional staff member from desig-
Anthony Barone, Vice Principal at the nated schools, with each school scheduled
Career and Technology Academy for recognition one time per year. Central
Larry Butler, Vice Principal at Northern office support staff and teacher specialists
High School are recognized in June. School and central
Kevin Howard, Supervisor of Human office administrators are recognized in
Resources August.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 20,
10, 12-5 pm Jackie Jacobs, Supervisor of Profes-
sional Development and Digital Learning From CCPS
School system employees are rec-
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CSM Program Invites Students to Engineer Like a Girl
Sullivan says she is undaunted by the of their summer in the program for a
prospect of the challenges she may face, variety of reasons. Some already knew
whatever her choice. “I’ve always seen their interest in engineering as a career,
myself as a confident person,” she said, some wanted to learn more about oppor-
adding that could work around challeng- tunities, some said they look for STEM-
es if they arise. related programs and to connect with
Engineer Like a Girl is free to the par- others with like interests. Others just
ticipants. The program is funded through thought it might be fun.
the CSM Foundation. “The CSM Foun- “You make a lot of friends through
dation is able to fund outreach educa- this program, and I think that’s really
tional programs in STEM, the arts and cool,” said
other disciplines thanks to many gener- Sabrina Thipwong, a rising sopho-
ous local corporate and private sponsors more at Patuxent High School.
in Southern Maryland. We are grateful Isabella Corradi, a rising sophomore
for our sponsorship support of all CSM at Westlake High School, hopes to some
students,” said CSM Vice President of day be a pediatric surgeon in the mili-
Advancement Michelle Goodwin, ex- tary. Her favorite parts of the Engineer
ecutive director of the CSM Foundation. Like a Girl program included the cod-
The Southern Maryland Chain Chap- ing work, working with the 3-D printer
ter, The Links Inc., of which Linkins is and creating the gumball machine. Cor-
the president, is one CSM Foundation radi’s advice to other girls who wonder
Participants in the 2017 Engineer Like a Girl program at the College of Southern Maryland gather around donor organization that gives specifi- about exploring careers in engineering
the college sign at the Leonardtown Campus, including, from left, McKenzie Eller, Keiana Gray, Isabella
Corradi, Draesen Doyle, Sydney Cooksey, Olivia Bishop, Maleah Smith, Alexus Woodland, Sabrina cally to help fund the Engineer Like a — “You have to try something before
Thipwong, Shareese Adams and Olga Sullivan. Girl program. “We’re supportive of you knock it.”
The challenge — can you design a challenges that come with those low the program because we believe in the For information on CSM’s Engineer
gumball machine using everyday items numbers and with slow-to-change atti- power of supporting strong, intelligent, Like a Girl program, call 301-934-
like soda bottles, pipe cleaners, model- tudes. Jones said she experienced resis- enthusiastic, dedicated young women to 7747 or visit stem.csmd.edu/Engineer-
ing clay, wooden skewers and a hot glue tance in her own career as a manufactur- persevere in the areas of science, tech- LikeaGirl.html. To donate toward the
gun? ing engineer, especially when she was nology, engineering, arts and math,” program or other CSM Foundation ef-
A dozen middle and high school girls promoted to positions of authority. She Linkins said. “For the past 35 years, The forts, visit www.foundation.csmd.edu/
proved they could on the last day of the referred to an Oct. 31, 2016, article in Links Inc. has been committed to serv- giving/index.html.
College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) Diverse Issues in Higher Education that ing the community in Calvert Charles
Engineer Like a Girl summer program, indicates that 17 percent of white, male and St Mary’s counties.” From CSM
held July 24-28 at the Leonardtown engineers considered diversity a threat This year’s participants spent a week
Campus. The girls broke into two groups to the integrity of the profession.
and spent a morning quietly tackling the Jones looked up at the Engineer Like
problem together. a Girl participants working on their
“Hey, it works!” said Olga Sullivan of gumball machines. “They’re up against
Piney Point, raising her arms in victory something. I’ve got to get them ready,”
after her group launched a successful Jones said. “That’s why I started the
test run of their machine. camp.
In addition to the gumball machine Toward that effort, organizers of the
challenge, during the week-long pro- Engineer Like a Girl program talked to
gram the girls worked with a 3-D print- the girls about planning for college suc-
er, explored topics like biomechanical cess, working toward a balanced life
analysis and computer-aided design and and “What would you do if you weren’t
took a field trip to Patuxent River Naval afraid?” They surrounded the girls with
Air Station to visit two labs and talk to poster images of successful women
female engineers at work. engineers to inspire them — Martha
“It was definitely encouraging and in- Chavez, program manager for Hewlett-
spiring,” said participant Shareese Ad- Packard; Sheila E. Widnall, MIT aero-
ams of Welcome. Adams, a rising soph- nautics and astronautics engineering
omore at Lackey High School, aspires to professor; Uma Chowdry, director of
be a chemical engineer. She said her fa- DuPont engineering technology; and
vorite part of the week was the field trip Moira A. Gunn, president of Megotech
to Pax River and “seeing all the women Media.
engineers.” “It’s probably tougher for women be-
The program isn’t just about expos- cause it’s usually a man’s profession,”
ing girls to career opportunities in en- Adams said, conceding that her plans
gineering, said CSM Pre-Engineering to become a chemical engineer may in-
Coordinator Shadei Jones, who, along clude roadblocks.
with Academic Adviser Jehnell Linkins, Sullivan, 16, a rising junior at Holton-
created Engineer Like a Girl three years Arms School, an all-girl private school
ago. The program is designed to inspire in Bethesda, said she hasn’t decided
the girls and prepare them for subtle what direction she wants to go with her
and not-so-subtle pushback to their future career — maybe aerospace or me-
aspirations. chanical engineering, maybe a service
Females represented in the engineer- academy, maybe medical school, but

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10 Obituaries The Calvert County Times Thursday, August 17, 2017

In Remembrance
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
guyleonard@countytimes.net after noon on Mondays may run in the following week’s edition.

Marian Louise Adams and Tao Tu. founded, from 1985-2000 and later as assisted every Monday, recording and
Marian Louise Adams, 86 of Solo- Family will receive friends on Program Manager at EMA and SAIC counting the Offertory. Additionally,
mons, MD passed away on August 11, Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 6:00 from 2000-2013. she was an administrative assistant at
2017 in Solomons, MD. She was born p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Rausch Funeral Bob’s hobbies included building elab- the Prince George’s County Health De-
on October 14, 1930 in Prince Frederick, Home, P.A., 20 American Lane, Lusby, orate model train landscapes, golfing, partment for 20+ years.
MD to the late Viola S. and Claude M. MD 20657. A Funeral Service will be playing bocce ball, taking trips to the Above all else, Johanna cherished her
Jones. She was the beloved wife to Gro- held on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at shooting range, and observing nature. family. She was a devoted wife to Bob,
ver Cleveland Adams whom preceded 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. He loved telling (and retelling) knock- and a loving mother to her daughters
her in death in 2002. She is survived by Interment will be private. knock jokes. He was an avid hockey fan and grandchildren. Her love of family
her children, Claude “Sam” Adams and Serving as pallbearers will be Chans- who always cheered for the Washington was extended to all in the Kinter and
Debbie Haddock, several grandchildren amone, Phonesavanh, Silamphouth and Capitals or any team playing against the Thompson clans. She was a beloved
and great grandchildren. Aksonethip. Pittsburgh Penguins. Throughout his Aunt to her many nieces and nephews as
A Full Obituary will be posted when Funeral Service will be Thursday, daughters’ childhood, he often would well as a dear Sister, and Sister–in-Law.
available. August 17, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Rausch Fu- sing them his favorite song, “You are my Johanna had many hobbies that oc-
Memorial contributions may be mad neral Home – Lusby, 20 American Lane, Sunshine”, as they woke in the morn- cupied her happy life, including sew-
to the church of your choice. Lusby MD 20657. ings. He later continued this tradition ing, quilting, baking, and gardening. Jo
Funeral arrangements by Rausch Fu- Memorial contributiobs may when his grandchildren came to visit. also enjoyed singing, music, and square
neral Home. be made to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Bob is survived by his wife Donna dancing with Bob.
Box 838, 238 Merrimac Court Marie Snead of Ashburn, VA; daugh- She is survived by her daughters,
Prince Frederick MD 20678, Phone : 410- ters Tracy L. Goodrich (David) of Cali- Karen Taylor, Patricia Travis, and Kathy
Vang Keomanivong 535-0892; website: http://calverthospice fornia, MD and Lori L. Clary (Bill) of Phelps; sons-in-law Darryl Travis and
Vang Keoma- Virginia Beach, VA; stepsons Michael Nelson Phelps; grandchildren, Lonnie,
nivong, 83, of Prince W. Ellis (Richelle) of Ashburn, VA and Robbie, and Kathleen Taylor, Bethany
Frederick, MD and Robert ‘Bob’ Snead Derek R. Ellis (Susan) of Leesburg, VA; Lankford, Nathan, Michael, and Colin
formerly of Dan- Robert ‘Bob’ grandchildren Adam Cottrell, Sydney Travis, Haley and Quinn Phelps; daugh-
ielson, CT, passed Snead, a devoted Goodrich, Alison Clary, Emily Clary, ters-in-law Tara Taylor and Amanda
away on August 10, husband, father, Caroline Clary, Trip Clary, Zachary El- Travis; three great grandchildren, El-
2017 at Burnett Cal- stepfather, and lis, Maya Ellis, Jackson Ellis, and An- eanor Taylor, Christopher and Zachary
vert Hospice House. ‘Grandpop’, was drew Ellis; siblings Mildred Scheiner of Lankford; a brother, Jerry Thompson
Born July 10, 1934 in surrounded by his Columbia, MD, Carol DeVor of Dover, and his wife, Kathleen Thompson, and
Savannakhet, Laos, loving family when PA, Virginia Elkins of Tarpon Springs, numerous nieces and nephews.
he was the son of the late Thien and he passed away on FL, and Donald Snead of Mechanics- Memorial contributions may be made
Nerth Keomanivong. August 8th, 2017 ville, VA. to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, 238
Vang graduated from Artsaphangth- after a courageous battle against lung A funeral service will be held on Sat- Merrimac Court, Prince Frederick MD
ong High School in 1951 and Ny Loy cancer. Bob was born in Norfolk, VA urday, August 12, 2017 at 12:00 PM at 20678, Phone: 410-535-0892; website:
Pachamkhan College in 1964. He was a on October 28, 1938 to Hilbert Hilliard Christ Episcopal Church, 3100 Broomes www.calverthospice
Machine Operator for the American Red Snead & Marion D. Abbott Snead. He Island Rd, Port Republic, MD 20676. Funeral arrangements by Rausch Fu-
Cross. Vang moved to Calvert County graduated from Forest Park High School Interment will be held at a later date in neral Home.
from Danielson, CT in 2016. He enjoyed in Baltimore, MD and later attended Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of
reading, meditation, going to temple and Anne Arundel Community College in flowers, the family asks that donations
travels. Annapolis, MD. His 20 honorable years be made to the Southern Maryland Food Mary Janice (Jan) Beil
Vang is survived by his wife Sangth- of active duty service (1956-1975) for Bank of Waldorf, MD, Calvert Hospice Jan Beil passed
ong; his children, Niphone of Dayville, the United States Navy included serving of Prince Frederick, MD, or SMILE Ec- away on August
CT, Niphakay of Glenside, PA, Chans- in the Vietnam War and on three aircraft umenical Ministries of Lusby, MD. 5, 2017 at Calvert
amone of Charlotte, NC, Phonesavanh of carrier tours aboard the USS Forrestal Funeral arrangements by Rausch Fu- Memorial Hospi-
WPB, FL, Konnie of Prince Frederick, and the USS Ranger. Notably, Bob was neral Hone. tal. She was born
MD, Silamphone of HI, Silamphouth of Chief Aviation Electronics Technician on June 4, 1935 in
Martinsburg, WV, and Aksonethip of when he completed his military ca- Youngstown, Ohio
Danielson, CT; nine grandchildren; and reer. Following his active duty service, Johanna (“Jo”) Thompson to William Francis
sibling, Tao Tune of Savannakhet, Laos. Bob worked in the Naval Air Systems Kinter Beil and Elizabeth
He was preceded in death by his sib- Command for 30 years as the President Johanna (“Jo”) Mary (Miglets) Beil.
lings, Nang Mah, Tao Gah, Nang Phar of Snead & Snead, Ltd., a company he Thompson Kinter She is survived by her brother James
passed away peace- and wife Pat of Merritt Island Florida,
fully on August 7, her sister Barbara Richards and husband
2017. She was born David of Rockledge, Florida, and ten
and raised in Mor- nieces and nephews and their families.
ganfield, Kentucky. Miss Beil earned a BA in Nursing
Now Offering... She is preceded in from St. Louis University, an MPH in
death by her parents Public Health Nursing from the Uni-
RAUSCH CREMATORY P.A. Aaron and Elizabeth
Thompson, sister Marjorie Byrd, and
versity of North Carolina and an MA
from Oklahoma University. She served
Calvert County’s brother George Thompson. Jo married as a nurse in the US Air Force from
the late Robert (“Bob”) Francis Kinter 1967 to 1987, retiring as a Lt. Colonel
ONLY On-site Crematory on February 14, 1953. They lived in with a Meritorious Service Medal, an
Landover Hills, Maryland where they Air Force Commendation Medal, and
Where Heritage and Life are celebrated. raised their three daughters. In 1982, several service medals from her tour in
they relocated to Dunkirk in Calvert Vietnam. She then worked as a nurse at
Serving Calvert, Anne Arundel, St. Mary’s, and Prince George’s Counties County. the Smithsonian Institution in Washing-
She was a devout Catholic and lived ton, DC from 1987 to 1997. She was a
Lusby Owings Port Republic her daily life based on her faith. Her member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and
20 American Ln. 8325 Mount Harmony Ln. 4405 Broomes Island Rd. family and friends knew her for her a Girl Scout leader for over 15 years.
410-326-9400 410-257-6181 410-586-0520 warm smile, and genuine kindness. She
was an active member of Jesus the Good Miss Beil was most proud of her years in
www.RauschFuneralHomes.com Shepherd Catholic Church where she the Air Force, serving her country with
Thursday, August 17, 2017 The Calvert County Times Obituaries 11

a deep feeling of patriotism. She was a Born April 2, 1943 in Hartford, CT, John L. Rymer John is survived by his wife, Victoria;
devout Catholic and spent 12 years in she was the daughter of the late Charles John L. Rymer, 80, of Fenwick Island, his children, David of Austin, TX and
a convent, where she became a nurse. Joshua Merritt and Thelma Bell (Vin- DE (and Bethesda, MD) passed away William and his wife Kelly of Yardley,
She had a joy for learning, reading and cent) Ouellette. peacefully on August 5, 2017 at his beach PA.; and his two grandchildren, John
traveling. She loved her dogs, crossword Helen is survived by her daughter, house. Born May 12, 1937, he was the and Catherine.
puzzles and cross stitch embroidery. Sherie Bailey and her fiancé, William son of the late Amy and Furman Rymer Memorial contributions may be made
Memorial contributions may be made K. Edwards III of St. Leonard, MD; and the younger brother of Thomas and to: John Rymer Scholarship Fund, Uni-
to SPCA, Development Office, 3300 four grandchildren, Holly Bailey, John Joseph (both now deceased). versity of MD College Park Foundation
Falls Road, Baltimore MD 21211, Phone: Bailey, Amber Bailey and Adrianne Ed- John graduated from the University 4603 Calvert Road, College Park MD
410-235-8826; website: www.mdspca wards; and brothers, James Merritt and of Maryland in 1960 with a BS in Civil 20740.
Funeral arrangements by Rausch Fu- Harry Merritt of New Britain, CT. She Engineering and then achieved an MS Funeral arrangements by Rausch Fu-
neral Home. was preceded in death by her husband, in Technology Management from the neral Home.
Edwin Kyle Bailey; her children, Edwin American University in 1971. John was
Kyle Bailey, Jr. and Frank Lee Bailey; a software engineer for IBM and Lock-
Helen May Bailey and siblings, Joyce Bailey, Ronnie Mer- heed Martin in the Washington DC
Helen May Bailey, ritt and Margie Alvear. area for over 45 years. He was an avid
74, of St. Leonard, Memorial contributions may be made Terp fan all of his life and served as the
MD, formerly of to: St. Leonard Vol. Fire Department President of the Terrapin Club and the
Chesapeake Beach, and RescueSquad. 200 Calvert Beach Fastbreakers booster club. In addition
MD, passed away Road, St. Leonard MD 20685; website: to numerous alumni awards, John was
on August 5, 2017 www.slvfd.org most proud of being the recipient of the
at Calvert Memorial Funeral arrangements by Rausch Fu- Jack Heise Spirit Award and the Morgan
Hospital. neral Home. Wootten Lifetime Achievement Award.

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By Dick Myers any moss grow under his feet when it
Editor comes to providing entertainment for
Calvert County residents. He is now
“I woke one morning and I said, ‘I organizing a second music festival for
can do this’,” said Onyx Linthicum. the Calvert County Fairgrounds, the
The Lusby resident’s “this” was a mu- fi rst-ever Brews, Blues and Barbeque
sic festival in Calvert County. Festival scheduled for Saturday, Oct.
Linthicum, 45, is a Washington, 14.
D.C. native. He spent eight years in the Although the music festivals are
U.S. Navy Reserves while also being a for-profit ventures, Linthicum said
civilian employee for the Navy in Suit- he will be donating some of the pro-
land before switching jobs as a project ceeds to non-profit organizations. He
manager for the U.S. Coast Guard. In also recently set up his own non-profit
2000, he decided he wanted a place for that flows from the tradition of hav-
his young son to “spread his wings,” ing several educators in his family. It’s
so he moved to Calvert County. called “Sharper Minds Empowerment
Of Calvert, he said, “I love it. It’s Program,” and it’s based on the idea
beautiful. I love the water.” that young people need to be exposed
Although he is not a musician him- to role models in different professions
self, he had worked with bands over to help them decide their own career
the years but had never organized a path. With that in mind, Linthicum
festival. His original idea was to do has begun recruiting mentors.
a wine and jazz festival, but he con- The previous two years have seen
cluded that was being done elsewhere. a range of age groups attending the tionally-acclaimed group “guiltyplea- ards will be Master of Ceremonies.
So, he shifted gears tor a more eclectic festival because of the range of musi- sures,” which is on the music playlist A stage will be specially erected for
idea – a Wine, Jazz, R&B and Funk cal genres on display. The ages range on Radio Station WHUR, with their the entertainers, and the fairgrounds
Festival.” from the 20’s to the 70’s, he said, and song “Anticipation.” will be fi lled with dozens of vendors,
He wasn’t going to do it alone. Lin- people have come from as far away as Other performers include: Big New with wine and other beverages avail-
thicum said he is a very spiritual per- Arizona, Florida and New York. But York and Smooth Jazz All Stars, An- able along with food.
son so he enlisted God’s help. “He puts one thing is certain, there will be no toine “Chooky” Caldwell, Drew Da- The bands and pretty much every-
the resources in front of you,” Linthi- one under 21 allowed in the festival vidsen, Marcus Young, Robin Zinn, thing else related to the festivals are
cum explained because of the wine that is an integral Tony Exum, Jr., Unit 3 Deep, X- arranged by just one person, with
Linthicum then went to the Calvert part of it. Factor, Marcus Mitchell, Jazzy Blu, some divine intervention, with an idea
County Fair Board. He said they were Linthicum said that there are times Will Power Band, Willie Bradley, and to at least for several days a year turn
very helpful, but cautioned him that when adults need a break from their Framewerk. the silent Calvert County Fairgrounds
others had tried the idea and failed. He kids, and this is one opportunity. “It’s Disk jockeys will be playing mu- into a cacophony of music and enter-
decided to go slow and just do a one- a day for adults to just let their hair sic between sets on Saturday so there tainment for county residents. Which
day festival, three years ago. It was down.” will be non-stop music from when the all goes to show that one person can
successful and made money right off Actually, there will be one teenager gates open at 9:30 a.m. On Sunday, a indeed make a difference.
the bat. at the festival. He’s 13-year-old Ed fitness expert will be keeping things
The festival will be in its third year Werle, who Linthicum describes as moving between sets. dickmyers@counytimes.net
when the performers hit the stage on an incredible performer. He recently On Saturday, DC Radio Station
Saturday, August 19 for the fi rst of two heard the boy do a slam dunk perfor- WHUR’s overnight personality An-
days with seven or eight performers mance of Michael Jackson songs. gela Stribling will be MC. On Sunday,
each day. But Linthicum isn’t letting Another group performing is the na- former WHUR personality Tony Rich-
Thursday, August 17, 2017 The Calvert County Times Sports 15

The Tackle Box Fishing Report
By Ken and Linda Lamb moving in or out.  A 34-inch rockfish
Contributing Writers was caught off the Point Lookout
Pier last week.
Great fishing all week in and out of Blues and Spanish mackerel are in
rain showers. the bay for trollers using small eels
Cobia are downright plentiful and Drone or Clarke spoons on plan-
on the Middle Grounds and south ers.  Good eating and great fun.
to Tangier and Smith Point.  The Rockfish are now breaking all
further south you go the more fish over with small fish on the top and
and bigger fish.  Chummers using keepers on the bottom. Jiggers and
ground alewives and live eels are do- trollers do well;  lure casters using
ing well in this landmark year  for top water poppers can get explosive
the big fish. strikes at daybreak around structure
Bottom fishing is excellent with on high tides.
spot, perch, and hardhead (croaker) Catfish are loving cooler tempera-
most everywhere. These fish that tures and bottom fishermen using cut
make great table fare can be caught alewife are landing some really big
from the beach as well as boat.  The ones at Morgantown in the Potomac
key is to fish around the high tides and Chalk Point in the Patuxent.
Connor Mullaney with his spanish mackerel from near Cedar Point.

Jason Covert Prevails in
Potomac Thriller
York Haven Pennsylvania’s Jason our team.» Lear stated in victory lane
Covert took top honors in last Friday after his 21st career win in the division
nights 35-lap “Ernie Jones Memorial” «I›ve had so many good people help me
Late Model event which also served as along the way and I couldn›t have done
round three of the “Battle of the Bay” it without them.»  Tyler Emory was
mini series. The win for Covert, worth second for the third race in a row with
$3022, was hid third of the season at the Brandon Long, Billy Tucker and Kurt
track and it came in his trusty Cameron/ Zimmerman trailing at the finish.
Mann owned Rocket XR-1 no.72.  Defending track champion Logan
The redraw placed Jason Covert and Roberson collected his 4th win of the
Kyle Hardy on the front row for the start season in the 20-lap RUSH Crate Late
of the event with Hardy vaulting into Model main. Roberson took the top
the race lead as the field drove off turn spot from Sparky White on the 8th lap
two. Hardy would lead the first 9 circuits and would then steer his Rocket XR-1
before Covert took the top spot on the no.17R to his 9th career Potomac feature
following tour. Hardy battled back to win, tying him with Darin Henderson
retake the race lead on the 14th lap as for first on the all-time win chart.
he and Covert raced door to door until «Sparky was fast, but I had to try and
Covert was able to regain the lead on get around him as quick as I could.»
the 28th lap. Eventual runner up Dale Said Roberson. «The track was so racy
Hollidge took second from Hardy on tonight, but once we got in clean air,
lap 29, but was no match for Covert as this car was just about perfect.» Ninth
he took the checkered flag by three car starting Jamie Sutphin was second with Leroy Granby fished from Solomons Pier and loaded up on spot, croaker and a big rockfish.
lengths at the finish for his 13th career Darren Alvey, Chuck Bowie and Matt
Potomac Late Model feature win. «That Glanden completing the top-five. 
was one of the most fun races I have run In support class action, Ed Pope Jr.
in my entire career.» Covert stated post took his 2nd win of the season in the 16-
race. «Kyle got us at the start, but once lap Street Stock feature, Jonathan Raley RUSH Crate Late Model feature Lowery 6. Tony Archer DNS- Jeremy
we settled in and put some pressure on drove to his 3rd win of the season and finish Tinsman, Kyle Nelson
him, I think his tires gave up and we career 25th in the 15-lap Hobby Stock 1. Logan Roberson 2. Jamie Sutphin
were able to get the lead back.» Covert main with Ben Pirner and Jason Wilkins 3. Darren Alvey 4. Chuck Bowie 5. Matt U-Car (make-up)
had high praise for the racy Potomac splitting the twin 15-lap U-Car features.  Glanden 6. Spark White 7. Jeff Pilker- 1. Ben Pirner 2. Kyle Randall 3. Sa-
surface. «The track was in great shape ton 8. Mike Franklin 9. Trevor Collins vannah Windsor 4. Stephen Suite 5. Mi-
tonight.» Covert stated. «The last few Late Model feature finish 10. Matt Tarbox 11. Matt Hill 12. Megan chael Leigh 6. Dominic King 7. Jamie
races we›ve run here the track was dry 1. Jason Covert 2. Dale Hollidge 3. Mann Marks 8. Leon Stover 9. Ryan Quade
and one lane, but you could race all over Kyle Hardy 4. Jamie Lathroum 5. Steven DNS- Howard Dunn
it here tonight.» Hardy held tough for Axtell Jr. 6. Tyler Horst 7. Nick Davis Hobby Stock feature finish
third with Jamie Lathroum and Steven 8. Amanda Whaley 9. Kenny Moreland 1. Jonathan Raley 2. Tommy Randall U-Car (regular)
Axtell Jr. rounding out the top-five.  10. Daryl Hills 11. Dustin Mitchell 12. 3. Dave Adams 4. Jonathan Knott 5. 1.Jason Wilkins 2. Savannah Windsor
            In the 20-lap Limited Late Model Geoff Carey 13. Bob Geiger 14. Kerry Sam Archer 6. Jerry Deason 7. Ray Buc- 3. Larry Lamb 4. Dominic King 5. Jus-
headliner, former track champion Kyle King ci 8. Kevin Murphy 9.Hilton Pickeral tin Bowley 6. Jamie Marks 7. Ben Pirner
Lear, drove to his 3rd win of the season Limited Late Model feature finish 10. James Rainey 11. Mikey Latham 12. 8. Stephen Suite 9. Stephanie Homberg
aboard his Rocket XR-1 no.151. The 1. Kyle Lear 2. Tyler Emory 3. Bran- Colin Long 13. Buddy Dunagan (DNS) 10. Kyle Randall 11. Daniel Soresi 12.
event was a milestone in Lear›s career don Long 4. Billy Tucker 5. Kurt Zim- Ryan Quade 13. Michael Leigh DNS-
as the win would be the 50th overall merman 6. Jonny Oliver 7. Scott Wilson Street Stock feature finish Leon Stover  
career feature score for the Severna Park 8. Deuce Wright 1. Ed Pope Jr. 2. Mike Latham 3. Mike
Maryland driver. «This is a big win for Raleigh 4. Jeremy Pilkerton 5. Brandon From Potomac Speedway
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Southern Maryland
Families
20 The Calvert County Times Thursday, August 17, 2017

Does Your Child
Need Tutoring?
By Dick Myers grade. It is up to the parent or guardian to make the have a difficult time tutoring their own child be-
Editor assessment as to whether their child needs addition- cause they may not be able to ratchet down to re-
al help. membering what it was like when they were a child.
Has your child lagged behind in certain subjects? They can fi nd out by continually testing their child. They can do okay with their peers work but not their
Has he or she shown the aptitude for a particular Can they answer the question what is one half of 60 children at night.
subject but lacks the motivation or interest to suc- without counting on their fi ngers? Can they make When should parents start considering tutoring
ceed? They may be the ideal candidate for tutoring. sure they get the correct change at McDonald’s? “It’s for their child if they are having trouble in school.
Your best friend Sally’s daughter Lucy, who just important from the beginning to be asking questions “We will take rising second graders,” Friedman
graduated from college and can’t fi nd a job, may and looking at assignments,” she advises parents. said, which means now would be the tine to start for
not be the best bet for tutoring. Experts recommend She added, “Math is a building process.” that child ready to enter second grade after Labor
fi nding someone with credentials in the subject they Friedman points out that many parents say the Day. “They need to understand their times table,”
are tutoring. work their child is doing is different from the way she insisted.
In addition to private tutors, there are several they were taught so they have a tough time helping The Dunkirk Mathnasium location can be reached
companies in the area that provide tutoring services. out. But she said the basics are the same. If the stu- at 410-286-2841 or via www.mathnasium.com/
One of them is Mathnasium, which has locations in dent can’t do the times table, which is the building Dunkirk.
Dunkirk and California. As the name suggests, they block of math, they are going to have a tough time The California number is 301-737-1357. Their
specialize in math, which for many students can be making it, even though they may be allowed to move website is www.mathnasium.com/CalforniaMD.
(but doesn’t have to it) especially difficult. up to the next grade.
The Southern Maryland Mathnasium franchise The founder of Math-
owner Kama Friedman and California Center Direc- nasium, Larry Mar-
tor Lisa Howell talked to the County Times recently tinek, says, “Children Math Math Test Homework
about what parents should be looking for in deciding don’t hate math. They Help Enrichment Prep Help
whether to select a math tutor for their children. do hate being confused
Friedman said now is the time to be considering and intimidated by math.
that option and particularly so this year, with schools Mathnasium uses a meth-
starting after Labor Day. Friedman is worried that od that has three compo-
the lost time before Labor Day may interfere with
the schools’ ability to assess whether students need
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theory, according to Friedman, “If the student digs a on the base and are very
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St. Mary’s, Calvert Offer
Free Vaccinations
By Guy Leonard have requirements for vaccinations for
Staff Writer students to return to school.
It is not a requirement to be observed
Public school systems and health de- each year, she said, but students must
partments in both St. Mary’s and Calvert have a vaccination record.
counties are offering parents the chance “Depending on the age of the child

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cords before they go back to school with able to go back to school,” Lawing said. ges
free clinics. The close quarter nature of so many a A
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The St. Mary’s County Health De- children in one building meant that
nte, Jazz, G ymnastics, Z
partment will hold their free clinic Aug. diseases could spread quickly if left
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Peabody Street in Leonardtown; no ap-
pointments are necessary and the immu-
“Vaccines are the best way to prevent
diseases,” Lawing said. “It’s to keep
ap
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nizations are available for newborns all children safe and healthy.”
the way up to 18 years of age.
Health professionals will make immu-
She pointed to a measles outbreak in
the mid-west that health officials are
August 21, 24, 28
nizations available for measles, mumps
and rubella as well as tetanus, diphthe-
struggling to fight because some par-
ents, many Somali immigrants accord-
5:30-8:00
ria, whooping cough and meningococ- ing to media reports, have refused to
cal strains. have their children vaccinated.
Vaccines will also be available for hu- Calvert’s free vaccination clinic will
man papillomavirus (HPV) and chick- take place Aug. 29th from 3 to 7 p.m. for
enpox (Varicella). walk-ins and Sept. 20th from 9a.m. to
The vaccinations don’t just make 3:30 p.m. by appointment only.
sense medically, said Jane Lawing, pro- For more information visit www.
gram supervisor of the Health Clinic of smcps.org or www.calvertnet.k12.
the health department, but they are re- md.us.
quired by law.
Both the State of Maryland and the guyleonard@countytimes.net
U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

St. Mary’s Kindergarten
Enrollment Coming National Champions Productions/Lines 2017

By Guy Leonard A current utility bill or wireless utility
Staff Writer bill, even with the parent or legal guard-
ian’s name will not be accepted by the
Parents can still enroll their children school for registering a child, the school
for kindergarten in St. Mary’s County system states.
Public Schools through the end of the Enrolling appropriately-aged chil-
summer, according to statements from dren is required by the county and those
the school system. parents who choose not to must get a
Parents who have children who will be waiver from the Department of Student
five years old by Sept. 1 are encouraged Services.
to register their children at the school Jessica Cotugno, supervisor of El-
assigned to their residential address. ementary and Gifted and Talent Pro-
Registration paperwork is available grams, said any parent could request
at the corresponding school to register a waiver from Student Services for
children of eligible age, according to the what she called a “level of maturity”
school system, and children do not have consideration.
to be at the school to be registered. “It’s a personal call [on the part of the
Proof of birth, proof of residency and parent,” Cotugno said. “But it’s up to 2017 STELLER National Champions
an immunization record for the child Student Services whether they grant the Beyond the Stars National Competition
must be brought to the school for regis- waiver.”
tration. Any court records regarding the If a parent felt that their child was
custody of the child must also be made not ready for kindergarten because they
available to the school, according to were not mature enough, even if they 301-475-5265
school system requirements. met the age requirement, Cotugno, said
Lastly, parents must also provide the Children who are enrolled in the Head 44150 Airport View Dr.
school with photographic identification Start program or in pre-kindergarten are Hollywood, Md. 20636
of the child to be enrolled. not required to register again.
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Check Out Your Child’s School
Parents of students in Calvert and St. Aug. 31: Families are invited to meet the p.m.; Sept. 1, Classroom Connections, 2 Chaptico, Maryland 20621
Mary’s County public schools have oppor- New Administration at 2 p.m. p.m. and PreK/K Orientation, 11 a.m.; Dr. J.R. Beavers, Principal
tunities to visit their child’s school before Sept.1: Meet & Greet, PreK & Kindergar- Sept. 7, Grades 1,4,5, 6 p.m. Sept. 19 Aug. 31, 12-1 p.m., Kindergarten; 1-3 p.m.,
it opens or shortly thereafter. The follow- ten: 1 p.m., Grades 1 – 5: 2 p.m. Grades K, 2 & 3, 6 p.m. Grades 1-5
ing is the schedule as submitted by the two Sept. 11: PreK, KDG, Grades 1, 2 6-8 Sunderland ES Sept. 5, 2017, Pre-K Orientation; 10 a.m.
school systems. p.m. Aug. 31, Open House for PreK, Head Start and 2 p.m.
Sept. 19: Grades 3, 4 & 5 6-8 p.m. and Kindergarten: 6 p.m.; Sept. 26, Open Esperanza Middle School
Calvert County Dowell ES House - Grades 1, 2 and 5, 6 p.m.; Sept. 27, 22790 Maple Road
Sept.14: Back to School Night-All Grades, Open House - Grades 3 and 4, 6 p.m. Lexington Park, Maryland 20653
Patuxent Appeal Campus 5 p.m. Windy Hill ES Aug. 30, 6-8 p.m., Grade 6
August 31 Huntingtown ES Sept.1 Pre-K and K Orientation, 9 a.m. Aug. 31, 8 a.m., Grade 7 and 9:30 a.m.,
PAC PreK, Head Start and K Open House September 1: New Students Gr. 1-5 9:30- Sept.18: Prekindergarten and Kindergar- Grade 8
(at PAC Appeal) -- 6:00 – 6:45 p.m. 10 a.m.; Returning Students, Gr. 1-5, 1-2 ten: 6 p.m., Grade 1 6:30 p.m. Grade 2 Evergreen Elementary School
PAC New Family Orientation (at PAC p.m., New Prekindergarten and Kinder- 7:00 p.m. 43765 Evergreen Way
Patuxent) -- 7:15 – 8:00 p.m. garten Students 3-3:30 p.m. Sept:19: Grade 3, 6 p.m., Grade 4, 6:30 California, MD 20619
September 1 -- Peek at Your Seat September 8 – Open House; Back to p.m., Grade 5, 7 p.m. Ms. Jamie Jameson, Principal
PreK, Head Start and K: 12:30 – 1:15 p.m. School BBQ 5 p.m. Welcome 6:15 p.m. Calvert MS Aug. 30, 4-5 p.m. Kindergarten
Grades 1 and 2: 1– 1:45 p.m., Grades 3, 4 Session 1 – All Grades 6:30 p.m. Session Sept. 13 Grades 6-8, 6 p.m. Orientation
and 5: 2– 2:45 p.m. 2 – All grades 7:10 p.m. Mill Creek MS Aug. 31, 2-4 p.m., Grades 1-5
September 6 - Open Houses at PAC Mt. Harmony ES Sept. 13, Grades 6-8, 6 p.m. Sept. 5, Pre-K Orientation; 10 a.m. and 2
Patuxent: Sept. 14, Grades K, 1 & 2 6 p.m. Sept.19 Northern MS p.m.
Grade 1: 6-6:45 p.m., Grade 3:7-7:45 p.m. Grades 3,4 & 5, 6 p.m. Sept. 13 Grades 6-8 6:00 p.m. Fairlead Academy I
September 7 - Open Houses at PAC Mutual ES Plum Point MS 20833 Great Mills Road
Patuxent: Sept. 18, Grades PreK, KDG, 4&5, 6:30 Sept.12, Grade 6, 6:30 p.m.; Sept. 14, (physical address) Great Mills, MD 20634
Grade 2: 5:15-6 p.m., Grade 4: 6:15-7 p.m., p.m.; Sept. 19, Grades 1-3, 6:30 p.m. Grades 7-8 ,6:30 p.m. (mailing address) Lexington Park, MD
Grade 5: 7:15-8 p.m. Plum Point ES Southern MS 20653
Barstow ES Sept. 1, Orientation for all New Students, Sept. 13, Grades 6-8 6:00 -7:30 p.m. Mr. BeeJay Dothard, Academic Dean
Sept. 18, Grades 3-5 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Sep- Pre-K, and Kindergarten: 8:30 a.m.; re- Windy Hill MS Aug. 30, 4-6 p.m.
tember 19 Grades K-2 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. turning students 9:30 a.m.; Sept. 11, Open Sept.13 Grades 6-8, 6 p.m. Fairlead Academy II
Beach ES House for Pre-K Kindergarten, Grade 1 Calvert HS 24005 Point Lookout Road
Sept.14: PTA General Meeting at 6:30 and Grade 2 and ISLE: 5:30 p.m.; Sept. Sept. 12, Grades 9-12, 6 p.m. Leonardtown, MD 20650
p.m. Grades PreK, K, 3 and 4 7:00 p.m. 13, Open House for Grades 3, 4 and 5: Huntingtown HS Ms. Madelyne Giles, Academic Dean
Sept. 19: Grades 1, 2 and 5, Open House 5:30 p.m. Sept. 19, Grades 9-12, 6 p.m. Aug. 31, 4-6 p.m.
at 7:00 p.m. St. Leonard ES Northern HS George Washington Carver Elemen-
Calvert ES Aug. 30, New Family Orientation 6:00 Sept. 6, Grades 9-12 6 p.m. tary School
Patuxent HS 46155 Carver School Boulevard
Sept.19 Grades 9-12 6:30 p.m. Great Mills, MD 20634 (physical address)
CTA: Sept: 12, All Grades, 6 p.m. Lexington Park, MD 20653 (mailing
CCS: Sept.13, All Grades 5-6:30 p.m. address)
Ms. Denise Eichel, Principal
St. Mary’s County Aug. 31, 1:30-3 p.n., All Grades
Great Mills High School
Benjamin Banneker Elementary School 21130 Great Mills Road, Great Mills,
27180 Point Lookout Road Maryland 20634
Laneville, Maryland 20656 Dr. Jake Heibel, Principal
Ms. Audrey Ellis, Principal Aug. 31, 1-3 p.m. Grades 9-12
Aug. 31, 13 p.m. Grades K-5 Green Holly Elementary School
Captain Walter Francis Duke Elemen- 46060 Millstone Landing Road
tary School Lexington Park, Maryland 20653
23595 Hayden Farm Lane, Leonardtown, Ms. Wauchilue Adams, Principal
Maryland 20650 Aug. 31, 2-4 p.m.
Ms. Beth Ramsey, Principal Greenview Knolls Elementary School
Aug. 31, 2017 9-10 a.m., COMPASS 45711 Military Lane
Program Great Mills, Maryland 20634
Aug. 31, 2017, 2-3:30 p.m., Grades 1-5 Ms. Elizabeth Servals, Principal
Sept. 1: 9-10 a.m. Kindergarten Aug. 31, 1-2 p.m., Grades K-5
Chesapeake Public Charter School Hollywood Elementary School
20945 Great Mills Road, Lexington Park, 44345 Joy Chapel Road
MD 20653 Hollywood, Maryland 20636
Ms. Angela Fumy, Educational Director Ms. Jennifer Gilman, Principal
Aug. 8, 34:30 p.m., Grades K-4; 4:30-6:00 Aug. 31, 2-3:30 p.m., Grades K-5
PM, Grades 5-8 Sept.5, 9:30-10:30 a.m., AM Pre-K; 2-3
Chopticon High School p.m., PM Pre-K
25390 Colton Point Road, Morganas, Leonardtown Elementary School
Maryland 20660 22885 Duke Street, Leonardtown, Mary-
Ms. Kim Summers, Principal land 20650
Aug.31, 10 a, m.-12 p.n., 9th Grade New Ms. Contina Quick-McQueen, Principal
Student Orientation Aug.31, 2-3:30 p.m., Grades 1-5; 4-5 p.n.,
Dr. James A. Forrest Career & Tech- Kindergarten
nology Ctr. Sept. 5 Pre-K AM Session: 9:30-10:30
24005 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown, a.m.; Pre-K PM Session: 1:30-2:30 PM
Maryland 20650 Leonardtown High School
Mr. Michael Egan, Principal 23995 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown,
Aug. 31, 9-10:30 a.m. Maryland 20650
Dynard Elementary School Ms. Jill Snyder-Mills, Principal
23510 Bushwood Road Aug. 31, 12:30-2 p.m., Grades 9-12
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Leonardtown Middle School Park Hall, Maryland 20667
24015 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown, Mr. Scott Szczerbiak, Principal
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Sept. 5, Pre-K Orientation; 9:45 for AM 20680
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Arts Council Announces Board CSM’s Summer Scholars Program
Members, New Executive Director Offers Taste of College
The Arts Council of Calvert County Match talent pool and returned to play The Summer Scholars Program at the years and then transferring to a college
has appointed five new members to the a professional role in their chosen field. College of Southern Maryland (CSM) that supports these credentials,” Garrett
Board of Directors along with a new Ex- Dr. Ramona Crowley-Goldberg, a gives high-achieving high school students Crownover said. Cybersecurity “is always
ecutive Director. resident of Barstow and Chesapeake the chance to take an in-depth look at an a good backup option if I want to change
The new Executive Director of the Beach.  Ramona recently retired as Prin- area of interest, such as cybersecurity, my major. I liked the program a lot.”
Arts Council is Carol Eberly, a resident cipal of Huntingtown High School after music or robotics. By completing the three Brandon Durham, 18, of Waldorf grad-
of Long Beach in St. Leonard.  Carol’s a successful career.  Ramona serves on weeks of college-level study, the students uated this June from North Point High
love of the arts and a professional mar- the Foundation Board of Trustees for also get a taste of the college experience School and will be attending CSM in the
keting and public relations executive Calvert Memorial Hospital.  while earning three college credits. fall semester, where he plans to major in
working with large non-profit organiza- Sue Mills, a resident of Chesapeake “The purpose is to get students into cybersecurity. Participation in the Sum-
tions in Washington DC, along with her Beach since 2009.  Sue retired as the their field of study while they are in high mer Scholars Program gave him early
volunteer work with Solomons Plein Air Firm wide Director of Research Servic- school,” said CSM Student Engagement exposure to a program he is already com-
Festival, CalvART Gallery and College es at Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw Pittman Coordinator Nancy Ingwalson, coordina- mitted to. “I heard that it was a good way
of Southern Maryland, has contributed law firm in 2015 and turned her atten- tor of the Summer Scholars Program. to learn for the Security+ exam,” Durham
to the thriving art community in South- tion to the creation of the Calvert Barn CSM just completed the inaugural year said. “Content-wise, it’s everything. It’s
ern Maryland.  We welcome Carol’s Quilt Trail under the auspices of the Arts of the Summer Scholars Program, with really good … It is time-intensive, and it
expertise and contributions for the Arts Council, creating an economic develop- nine students completing the Cybersecu- is a lot of work.”
Council along with all of the new board ment project that connects our commu- rity Academy, which ran from July 10 to Paul Bishop, 16, of Hollywood, a rising
members. nity and visitors to Calvert County.     27. “The course is going well,” Inwalson junior at Leonardtown High School, is in-
Rane Franklin, President comment- Jan Hill, a resident of Sunderland, said. “The students are excited about it.” terested in studying astrophysics and com-
ed:  “We at the Arts Council are very MD.  Jan retired from teaching art Participants attended a computer secu- puter science in college. He is in a three-
excited about our new Board Members and coaching  Cheerleading, Golf and rity class (ITS-2090) taught by CSM Pro- year program at the Dr. James A Forrest
and Executive Director, and welcome Swimming at Calvert High School in fessor Wendy Hayes along with student Career and Technology Center. The third
their expertise adding so much to the 2001.  Jan has donated her time through assistant, Lakisha Ferebee. In addition, year focuses on cybersecurity. “I thought
achievements for our programs going the years to Art related projects at His- a variety of extended learning activities I could get a head start,” Bishop said of
forward to promote the Arts Commu- toric St. Mary’s City, Calvert Marine and interactive games were built into the attending the Summer Scholars Program.
nity in Calvert County.” Museum, Calvert County Board of Edu- schedule. Guest speakers worked with the Bishop said he appreciated “just the ex-
The new Board of Directors for ACCC cation and Calvert County 4H.   students on dealing with stress in college, perience of how college classes work. The
are: The Arts Council of Calvert County college readiness and career counseling. feel of college. Just the knowledge itself.
Dona Baker, a resident of Hunting- is a non-profit organization whose vi- The students also took a field trip to the It’s nice.”
town. Dona is a Fine Arts teacher at sion is focused on “Supporting the arts Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt CSM Director of Admissions Brian
Huntingtown High School. Her 5 teacher in our Community”.  Our mission is to and the National Cryptological Museum Hammond noted that the Summer Schol-
ratings contribute to Huntingtown High cultivate the arts to enrich the quality in Annapolis Junction. ars Program is designed to better prepare
School’s ranking of 120 in Maryland. of life in our community. Our ongoing “I am exceptionally impressed by these high school students for the next educa-
Eleanor Nelson, a resident of Chesa- goals are to increase awareness of and students, their ability to think, their abil- tional step. “The program blends small,
peake Beach.  Eleanor recently retired access to the arts, to provide a support- ity to write,” Hayes said. “This is a soph- interactive, on-campus classes with ex-
as the Director of Job Match Re-Em- ive environment for local artists and omore-level course in college … These tended learning activities designed to
ployment Project, a model designed to arts organizations to thrive, to foster students are really brilliant.” prepare the student for college success,”
assist mid to upper level managers who economic vitality through the arts, and Two brothers, Clayton Crownover, 16, Hammond said.
have been disenfranchised by the down- to develop the Arts Council of Calvert and Garrett Crownover, 15, of Mechanic- To apply for the CSM Summer Schol-
turn in the economy. Five years and County as a high performing sustain- sville went through the Summer Scholars ars Program, students must complete and
five grants later, five hundred plus suc- able organization. Program together. submit the online application and provide
cess stories have emanated from the Job Clayton Crownover, a rising junior at their high school transcript and a letter of

County Businesses Invited
the GMHS STEM Academy who is dual- recommendation from a high school teach-
enrolled at CSM, said the program helped er. An academic average of 3.0 or better is
him as he considers his future. “I am kind required. Admission is competitive and
of on the fence between engineering or contingent upon space availability.

to Job Fair
cybersecurity. This camp really helped “We’re definitely going to be doing this
clarify,” he said. “It was definitely a lot of again next year,” Ingwalson said. Three
material. But it was manageable…. I think academies will be offered — Robotics,
Development, Calvert County Chamber it’s a pretty good program.” Cybersecurity and American Music. For
of Commerce, the Tri-County Council His brother, a rising sophomore at the information on CSM’s Summer Scholars
for Southern Maryland and the College of GMHS STEM academy, is currently Program, visit csmd.edu/summerscholars.
Southern Maryland. planning to major in chemical engineer-
Registration for the event is free and ing. “I was thinking of going here for two From CSM
limited to the Calvert County business
community. To participate, businesses
should be actively seeking employees for
full- or part-time work. Multi-level mar-
keting organizations and businesses are
not permitted. Registration includes a six-
foot table and two chairs, company listing
in the event brochure and two tickets for
light refreshments. Registration deadline
Calvert County businesses have the op- is Sept. 14.
portunity to reach qualified, motivated lo- For more information, or to register
cal job seekers at the 2017 Calvert County for this event, please contact the Calvert
Job Fair. This annual event will be held County Department of Economic De-
Thursday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the velopment at 410-535-4583, email Kelly.
College of Southern Maryland Prince Slagle@calvertcountymd.gov
Frederick Campus, Building B.
The job fair is cosponsored by the Cal- From Calvert County Government. Summer Scholars participants Paul Bishop, seated, and Garrett Crownover watch Jacob Beardmore try
vert County Department of Economic a Minute-to-Win-it game during co-curricular activities.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 The Calvert County Times In Our Community 25

Cat of the Week
MEET PRINCESS PEA
My birth name is Scarlet, but my to allergies. I really don’t like go-
adoptive family named me Prin- ing to the Petco in California every
cess Pea (a.k.a. Pea). I was born in Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 to
July 2016 so I am very young. I am 3 but I have to put myself out there
timid and sweet. I love to be pet- so someone might adopt me. Will
ted and receive attention from my you rescue me and give me the love
family. I love playing with the chil- I am craving? You can fill out an
dren and snuggling them. I am re- application at www.feralcatres-
ally affectionate and when you get cuemd.org and email it to diane@
in bed at night, I want to be right feralcatrescuemd.org
there snuggling with you. Sadly, Love always, Princess Pea
my family could not keep me due

Cat and Dog First Aid Online
Course Now Available

Pet of the Week
For more than 100 years, the Ameri- The Red Cross Pet First Aid App com-
can Red Cross has been training people plements the course by providing cat
to perform first aid skills so they could and dog owners with instant access to
save the lives of others. Now, the organi- expert advice, an animal hospital loca-
zation announces the release of its new tor, pet-friendly hotels, content on how

MEET LUDO
Cat and Dog First Aid online course so to include pets in family emergency pre-
that owners will know what to do in paredness plans and more.
an emergency until veterinary care is The app can be downloaded for free
available. in mobile app stores or by texting ‘GET-
“Millions of people learn how to re- PET’ to 90999. American Pet Nutri-
Hello, my name is Ludo and I’m
spond to emergencies and save lives by tion is a proud sponsor of the Pet First
a mature male shorthair cat. There
enrolling in American Red Cross train- Aid App.
are many advantages to adopting a
ing programs,” said Lenore Koors, Re- About the American Red Cross Great-
CALM boy like me. I like other cats
gional Communications Officer, Greater er Chesapeake Region (www.redcross.
and my quiet ways will bring peace
Chesapeake Region, “Now, cat and dog org/gcr):
and harmony to your household. Do
owners, pet-sitters and dog walkers can On average the American Red Cross
YOU have a desire for an older soul
take the Red Cross Cat and Dog First of the Greater Chesapeake Region pro-
like me?
Aid online course and learn life-saving vides help to Maryland, Delaware and
Please Choose Me!!!
skills for their pets.” Virginia families two to three times
And remember, if there
People can access the course on their each day after disasters including emer-
is room in the heart, there is
desktop or tablet at redcross.org/catdog- gency shelter, food, clothing and coun-
room in the house!
firstaid and go through the content at seling thanks to major support from do-
Please come meet me
their own pace. It takes approximately nors to the United Way campaigns. Each
and the wonderful gang at
30 minutes to complete the course. Par- day the Red Cross also provides life-
Tri-County Animal Shelter
ticipants can stop and pick up where saving blood to area hospitals; teaches
(6707 Animal Shelter Road,
they left off if Fluffy needs a treat or it’s lifesaving skills; and supports military
Hughesville) or call 301-932-
time to take Fido out to the dog park. members and their families. The Red
1713 for additional infor-
The interactive course includes: Cross is a charitable organization — not
mation. To see more of my
How to determine a pet’s normal vital a government agency — and depends
amazing friends also wait-
signs so that owners can notice if there on volunteers and the generosity of the
ing for a family, “like” us on
are any irregularities; American public to perform its humani-
Facebook @ Tri-County An-
Step-by-step instructions and visual tarian mission. For more information
imal Shelter Southern MD
aids for what to do if a pet is choking, or to donate, please visit RedCross.org/
needs CPR, has a wound, or is having a gcr or Tweet us @RedCrossGCR.
seizure; and
Information on preventative care, From American Red Cross
health and tips for a pet’s well-being.
26 Calendars The Calvert County Times Thursday, August 17, 2017

Community Calendar To submit your event listing to go in our Community Calendar, please email timescalendar@countytimes.net
with the listing details by 12 p.m. on the Monday prior to our Thursday publication.

YoungatHeart
Friday, August 18 Saturday, August 19
Thrift & Gift Shop Grand Opening Event Fossil Field Experience
885 Main Street Prince Frederick, MD Calvert Marine Museum
20678 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Come and explore the fossils of Calvert
Project ECHO has opened a brand new Cliffs. For ages 8 and up. Cost is $20 and in-
Thrift & Gift Shop at 885 Main Street in cludes museum admission. Space is limited.
Prince Frederick and we invite you to join Preregistration required. Call 410-326-2042,
us for our Grand Opening Celebration Au- ext. 41. By Office of Aging Staff
gust 18th and 19th. There will be special
sion, then take a short ride to the elegant
sales and door prizes throughout both days Thrift & Gift Shop Grand Opening Event Calvert County Fair King Evergreen House. NOTE: comfortable
of the celebration as a way of thanking our
neighbors and community members for
885 Main Street Prince Frederick, MD
20678
and Queen shoes and “business dress” are required
Remember to cast your vote for the se- for lunch.
your support. All proceeds go toward Proj- 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM nior king and queen at your local senior
ect ECHO’s programs for housing the home- Project ECHO has opened a brand new
less and all donations are tax-deductible. For Thrift & Gift Shop at 885 Main Street in
center throughout the month of August.
One couple will be chosen from each
Calvert Pines Senior
more information please visit ProjectECHO. Prince Frederick and we invite you to join center to compete in September at the Center (CPSC)
net or stop by the store any Thursday, Friday us for our Grand Opening Celebration Au- Calvert County Fair. To qualify, indi- Join us as Tom Delaney brings his Good
or Saturday 10am—4pm. We can’t wait to gust 18th and 19th. There will be special viduals must be aged 55-plus and reside Gospel Show to our center, Wednesday,
show you what we have in store for you! sales and door prizes throughout both days in Calvert County. Nominate persons August 23, 12:30 p.m. Tom will give us
of the celebration as a way of thanking our who now serve or have served the com- a light-hearted look at parishioner life.
Art By the Glass: Fused Glass Tiles neighbors and community members for munity through volunteer efforts or Pre-registration required for lunch at
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, your support. All proceeds go toward Proj- work. Winners will receive wonderful noon. Bring in a picture of your dog for
Solomons, Maryland ect ECHO’s programs for housing the home- prizes! International Dog Appreciation Day,
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM less and all donations are tax-deductible. For Friday, August 25, 11:30 a.m. Tell us
Bring your favorite beverage and join us as more information please visit ProjectECHO. its name, age, breed, and a brief blurb
we learn to create fused glass tiles. Create net or stop by the store any Thursday, Friday Be Aware of Elder Abuse about why your dog is so special to you.
your own designs with bits of stained glass, or Saturday 10am—4pm. We can’t wait to Elder abuse can occur anywhere – in
the home, in nursing homes, or other
frits, stringers, and mosaic chips. Instructor
Leza Hepler will lead the workshop help-
show you what we have in store for you!
institutions. It affects seniors across North Beach Senior Center
ing each person create two 4” x4” tiles. August 20 & 21st all socioeconomic groups, cultures, and (NBSC)
Tiles will be fired in a kiln and picked up races. If you suspect elder abuse, report Join us as a representative discusses the
at a later date. Call 410-326-4640 for more Auditions Twin Beach Players New Di- your concerns. If an elderly person is Samaritan Purse organization, Tuesday,
information or visit www.annmariegarden. rector’s Showcase in immediate, life-threatening danger, August 29, 10:30 a.m. Learn about the
org to register. 9021 Dayton Ave, North Beach MD 20714 call 911. For adults living in the com- boxes of goodies and how they are dis-
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM munity, contact the Calvert County tributed world-wide.
Bob Zentz in Concert Twin Beach Players presents our 1st annual Adult Protective Services office at 443- Enjoy a relaxing morning of HeART &
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM New Director’s Showcase. Please bring a 550-6969. For adults living in nursing Soul Coloring, Thursday, August 24,
The Road Scholar Music Series presents head shot and your calendar for conflicts. homes or assisted living homes, contact 10:30 a.m.
Bob Zentz in the Harms Gallery. Zentz is a The show runs weekends October 13-22nd the Long-Term Care Ombudsman at
prolific musician, playing several dozen in- Rehearsals are Sunday, Monday and Thurs- 410-535-4606. Southern Pines Senior
struments in a repertoire of more than 2,000 day 6:30-9:00pm at the Boys and Girls Club. Center (SPSC)
songs. An accomplished teller of the tales Auditions are open to adults and teens ages Trip The Maryland Insurance Administra-
behind the songs, and an acknowledged 16+. Auditions for both one act show will Take a trip to the historic Mt. Vernon tion will provide information about all
scholar of the evolution of “home-made” take place at the same time, in different Cultural District in Baltimore, MD areas of insurance and educate Mary-
music, Bob has performed for audiences of rooms. For more info please see twinbeach- for Beautiful Baltimore Revisited, landers about their rights during the
all ages. His six albums span the genres of players.org/current-auditions/ Wednesday, October 18. Fee: $71 per presentation, Insurance 101, Wednes-
folk, traditional, Celtic, and maritime music person (includes transportation, ad- day, August 23, 12:30 p.m. Enjoy a
and beyond. Tickets are $10 each and avail- missions, buffet lunch and tour). Enjoy
Wednesday, August 23
summertime treat, Peach Popsicles,
able at the door (cash or check). Doors open touring the Washington Monument Thursday, August 24, 12:30 p.m.
at 6 p.m. with beer and wine for sale. and the Peabody Music Conservatory.
Are You Sleepy or Sleepless in Calvert Have lunch at the Garrett-Jacobs Man-
American Legion Membership Mtg County?
American Legion Post, 3330 Chesapeake Middleham and St. Peter’s Parish 10210 H
Beach Road, E. G Trueman Rd, Lusby, MD 20657
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
All members of the American Legion Stall- FREE seminar by Dr. Kim Goring! Do you

Eating Together Menu
ings-Williams Post 206 are encouraged to experience insomnia, irritability or anxious-
attend the regular meeting, starting at 7:00 ness, daytime sleepiness, sleepiness while
p.m. in the Upper Level Meeting Hall at the driving, sleepiness during class? Dr. Kim
American Legion Stallings-Williams Post Goring is Board Certified in Internal Medi-
206 in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260. For cine, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Med-
information call 410-257-9878. www.AL- icine. She will provide tips & tricks so your Monday, August 21 Thursday, August 24
post206.org. whole family can sleep better. This seminar Turkey a la King, Tossed Salad, Open Faced Turkey Sandwich
is open to all ages with a special emphasis on Rice, Broccoli, Dinner Roll, Peaches with Gravy, Baked Potato, Carrots,
Karaoke at the American Legion school-aged children. RSVP: online at cal- Applesauce
American Legion Post, 3330 Chesapeake verthospital.org/classes or calling the Keep- Tuesday, August 22
Beach Road, E. Well Center at 410-535-8233. Seafood Salad, Pickled Beets, Friday, August 25
8:00 PM - 12:00 PM Corn, Dinner Roll, Apple Crisp Pork Roast with Gravy, Mashed
Join us for a good time from 8:00 p.m. to Potatoes, Seasoned Spinach, Dinner
midnight. at the American Legion Stall-
ings Williams Post 206 in the Lower Level
Wednesday, August 23 Roll, Strawberries
Baked Chicken, Tossed Salad,
Lounge. No cover charge. The Post is lo- Scalloped Potatoes, Carrots, Dinner
cated at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East Roll, Cantaloupe
on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach. Public
welcome. Questions may be directed to 410- Lunches are served to seniors, aged 60-plus, and their spouses through Title
257-9878 www.ALPost206.org. 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
301-855-1170, North Beach Senior Center at 410-257-2549, or Southern Pines
Senior Center at 410-586-2748. Lunches are subject to change.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 The Calvert County Times Calendars 27

Events
Pre-Screening of Documentary 13th
Friday, August 18 2:30-4:30pm
vert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Cost-
ley Way, 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.
applications and connectivity for wire-
less mobile device access. No registra-
On Pins & Needles If you can’t get here early enough for the http://calvertlibrary.info. tion. Calvert Library Southern Branch,
1:00-4:00pm 5:30pm, Aug. 24 showing of this power- 13920 H. G. Trueman Road, Solomons,
Bring your quilting, needlework, knit- ful documentary about race, justice and Manga Otaku Artist Nights 410-326-5289. http://calvertlibrary.info.
ting, crocheting, or other project for an incarceration, come for this showing 7:00-8:30pm
afternoon of conversation and shared and then go to the discussion the follow- On 1st Tuesdays and 3rd Mondays com- Get Crafty @ Your Library
creativity. Calvert Library Prince Fred- ing Thursday. Discussion to be held on ics and manga fans ages 10 to 17 gather 2:00-3:30pm
erick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or Aug. 24 at 7:15pm with special guests at the Twin Beaches Branch to learn the Need a place to get out of the heat and
301-855-1862. http://calvertlibrary.info. from Calvert County NAACP, Legisla- techniques of drawing for comics. Join just hang with friends? Come to the
tive Black Caucus of MD, Community us! Please register. Calvert Library Twin Southern Branch to a relaxing, creative
Saturday, August 19 Mediation Center of Calvert County,
Point of Change Jail & Street Ministry,
Beaches Branch, 3819 Harbor Road,
Chesapeake Beach, 410-257-2411. http://
space for tweens and teens to come in
and create. Lots of craft supplies provid-
Virtual Reality Roadshow MD Commission on Civil Rights, Judge calvertlibrary.info. ed. Music, snacks and fun! No registra-
10:00-1:00pm Gregory Wells and Sheriff Evans. Ma- tion. Calvert Library Southern Branch,
Join community members of all ages
and explore virtual reality in seated and
ture content. Please register. Calvert
Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley
Tuesday, August 22 13920 H. G. Trueman Road, Solomons,
410-326-5289. http://calvertlibrary.info.
standing experiences on a variety of Way, 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862. Flying Needles
platforms - Google Cardboard, Google http://calvertlibrary.info. 6:00-9:00pm On Pins & Needles
Daydream, HTC Vive, and Oculus Rift! Knitting, crocheting and portable craft- 2:00-4:00pm
Coaches will guide you through the ex-
perience, and you’ll meet library staff
Monday, August 21 ing group open to anyone wanting to
join in and share talents, crafting time or
Bring your quilting, needlework, knit-
ting, crocheting or other project for an
who can share more about opportunities Solar Eclipse Viewing Event learn a new skill. No registration. Cal- afternoon of conversation and shared
to go further with VR in your commu- 10:00-4:00pm vert Library Southern Branch, 13920 H. creativity. No registration. Calvert Li-
nity! Calvert Library Prince Frederick, Enjoy the 2017 solar eclipse with Calvert G. Trueman Road, Solomons, 410-326- brary Twin Beaches Branch, 3819 Har-
850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or 301- Library! All locations will have fun, 5289. http://calvertlibrary.info. bor Road, Chesapeake Beach, 410-257-
855-1862. http://calvertlibrary.info. educational viewing experiences for all 2411. http://calvertlibrary.info.

Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble &
ages. Protective glasses will be avail-
able on a first come, first served basis.
Wednesday, August 23
13th Documentary Screening and
more Call your branch for specific times at Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & Discussion
12:00-3:00pm the event. Calvert Library Prince Fred- more 5:30-8:30pm
Want to learn Mahjongg? Hope to make erick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or 10:00-1:00pm Join us for an in-depth look at the prison
your Scrabble skills killer? Games are 301-855-1862. http://calvertlibrary.info. Want to learn Mahjongg? Hope to make system in the United States and how
a great way to keep your brain sharp your Scrabble skills killer? Games are it reveals the nation’s history of racial
while having fun! Join us! Please reg- a great way to keep your brain sharp inequality and injustice. “13th” is a
ister. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, Green Crafting while having fun! Join us! Please reg- critically acclaimed documentary di-
850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or 301- 2:00-5:00pm ister. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, rected by Ava DuVernay. Film begins
855-1862. http://calvertlibrary.info. Green crafters will meet on Mondays to 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or 301- at 5:30pm. Discussion begins at 7:15pm
make crafts out of material that would 855-1862. http://calvertlibrary.info. with special guests from Calvert Coun-
Construction Zone typically be thrown away. Crocheting, ty NAACP, Legislative Black Caucus
2:00-4:00pm needlework, and simple tying will be Thursday, August 24 of MD, Community Mediation Center
Bring your family to explore the Li- used. Teens welcome. Calvert Library of Calvert County, Point of Change Jail
brary’s building sets. It’s come and go Southern Branch, 13920 H. G. Trueman JobSource Mobile Career Center
1:00-3:00pm & Street Ministry, MD Commission on
constructive time in the storytime room Road, Solomons, 410-326-5289. http:// Civil Rights, Judge Gregory Wells and
as we bring out the library’s collection calvertlibrary.info. Stop by to get job counseling and resume
help, search for jobs and connect with Sheriff Evans. If you commute and can’t
of Legos, Keva Planks, Lincoln Logs, make it until the 7:15 discussion, you
Blocks, Magformers and more. No reg- Calvert Eats Local Southern Maryland JobSource. This
38’ mobile center features 11 computer can preview it on Netflix or at the library
istration. Calvert Library Prince Fred- 7:00-8:30pm on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 2:30pm. Mature
erick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or Encourage local agriculture, discover workstations, smart board instructional
technology, satellite internet access, content. Calvert Library Prince Freder-
301-855-1862. http://calvertlibrary.info. ways to eat locally, and share resources, ick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or
energy, good ideas and great food! Cal- exterior audio visual and broadcasting
capabilities; state-of-the-art workforce 301-855-1862. http://calvertlibrary.info.

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28 Entertainment The Calvert County Times Thursday, August 17, 2017

28th Annual GEICO
Motorcycle Budds Going On
In Entertainment
Creek National Thursday, Aug 17 Saturday, Aug 19

Returns to Budds Phillip Parsons
Anglers Seafood Bar &
Solomons
Grill,
David Flood
Morris Point, Abell
6:00 PM

Creek Raceway
7:00 - 11:00 PM www.morris-point.com
www.anglers-seafood.com
Tracy Allen
John Luskey Anglers Seafood Bar & Grill,
Tequila Grill & Cantina, Charlotte Solomons
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (Au- Children 12 and under are invited Hall 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
gust 11, 2017) – The 11th round of to the “Pizza Party with the Pros,” at 7:00 - 10:00 PM www.anglers-seafood.com
the 2017 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross 6 p.m. at the Super Ticket VIP Tent. Join us for happy hour and acoustic
Championship, sanctioned by AMA It will feature an autograph signing music! Tuesday, Aug 22
Pro Racing, is set to take place at the with some of the top 250 pro riders
GEICO Motorcycle Budds Creek Na- and the lovely Lucas Oil girls, com- Ryan Forrester Band Ben Connelly
tional in Mechanicsville, Maryland plemented by free pizza and games. The Ruddy Duck Brewery, Solomons Anglers Seafood Bar & Grill,
next Thursday, August 17 through The Budds Creek Pit Bike Na- 7:30 PM Solomons
Sunday, August 20. The 28th annual tional begins at 7:00 p.m. featuring www.ruddyduckbrewery.com 6:00 - 9:00 PM
event includes a full slate of special the following classes: Bone Stoke www.anglers-seafood.com
events, amateur racing and profes- 110, Pro Stock 110, Open 110 and Lady’s Night
sional competition. Clutch Full-Size TTR 125/Honda 150 Anthony’s Bar & Grill, Dunkirk
7:00 PM Wednesday, Aug 23
Amateur race registration kicks off Air-Cooled.
on Thursday, August 17, from 6-8 The 2017 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross www.anthonysdunkirk.com Wild Card Trivia
p.m. EST. An AMA membership is Championship headlines the action Anglers Seafood Bar & Grill,
required for both days of amateur on Saturday, August 19, at Budds Friday, Aug 18 Solomons
racing. Both competitive amateur Creek Raceway. With both champi- 7:00 - 9:00 PM
racing days on Friday and Sunday onships still undecided, the hottest Anthony Calamoneri www.anglers-seafood.com
will consist of a two-moto format, race action of the summer is set to The Ruddy Duck Brewery, Solomons
and FLYday Friday race fees are $35
per class, with fees being $40 per
take place on the track in both the
450cc and 250cc class divisions.
7:30 - 11:00 PM
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class on Sunday. Keep the radio tuned to MXFM Robbie Kidwell
The weekend begins with FLYday 93.5 for up-to-date announcements, Karaoke Anglers Seafood Bar & Grill,
Friday practice with amateur racing racing news, interviews and infor- Anglers Seafood Bar & Grill, Solomons
to follow, all starting at 8:00 a.m. mation throughout the weekend. Solomons 7:00 - 11:00 PM
Specialty awards will be presented to The second day of amateur racing 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM www.anglers-seafood.com
each class winner including replica will take place Sunday, August 20, in www.anglers-seafood.com
professional number plates and Fly conjunction with the Mason Dixon Wes Ryce
Racing contingency. Early Entry Pit Riding Association Bonus Points DJ Funkhouse
Tequila Grill & Cantina, Charlotte
Passes to the Budds Creek National Race. Race fees are $40 per class and Anthony’s Bar & Grill, Dunkirk
Hall
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& WORD SCR AMBLE
Rearrange the letters to spell something pertaining to the Traffic

Y F R U R

CLUES ACROSS 47. Forms after a cut 19. Satisfy
49. Fuel 23. __ student, learns
50. Made of wood healing
1. Cereal grain
55. Whale ship captain 24. Beloved golfer
5. Small constellation
56. Small bed Rodriguez
8. Pouch
57. Supreme being 25. Car mechanics group
11. Beef comes in these
59. NY Giants owner 26. Not the start
13. Chest muscle

Kid'S Corner
60. Consumed 27. Engage in a contest
14. Maine city
61. Jewish spiritual leader 28. Energy-saving module
15. Salian
62. Promotional materials 29. Within reach
16. Int’l fraternal
63. Business term 34. Forms adjectives
organization
64. Famous cartoonist 35. Snitch
17. Greek god of war
36. Data executive
18. Canadian harbour
CLUES DOWN 37. Hostelry
20. Firearm
39. Helps people see
21. Deities
1. Former CIA 40. “MASH” actor Gould
22. North, Central and
2. Expression of sorrow or 41. Bridge building degree
South
pity 42. Moreover
25. After the 16th
3. Rhythmic patter in Indian 44. Spoke
30. Used in herbal medicine
music 45. Volcanic craters
31. Whale (Norwegian)
4. Invests in little 46. Swedish rock group
32. Excessive fluid
enterprises 47. __ Veda: liturgical chant
accumulation in tissues
5. Highest point 48. Former footballer
33. Insect appendages
6. Incomes Ochocinco
38. Relative biological
7. Poisonous plant 51. Swiss river
effectiveness (abbr.)
8. Period in astronomy 52. Klu Klux __
41. Small Arab monarchy
9. Passed with flying colors 53. Italian Island
43. Former U.S. President
10. Professional certificate 54. Catches
45. Short-lived, slender
12. Dublin college scholar 58. Baseball stat
insects
14. Heroic tale
Puzzle Solutions

Word Scramble: HAT HEAD
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