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Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc. (AKA) recently donated backpacks and school supplies to Charles County Public Schools. At the October 2017 Cluster I Leadership Conference hosted by the Nu Zeta Omega chapter, AKA members from Connecticut, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Eastern New York, Easter…

The United Way of Charles County Women’s Leadership Council grant this year to Health Partners, Inc. was designed to provide dental outreach services to women and children in Charles County. The $6,500 grant will purchase a Transportable Dental Unit (TDU) used to provide dental procedures to…

The John Lancaster & W. Cecil Short Charity Foundation, in partnership with the Tau Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., held its Inaugural Cancer Survivor Masquerade Ball Oct. 21 at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center.

The Southern Maryland Association of Realtors (SMAR) held its fourth Bras & Drawers Fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 5 at Martini’s Restaurant and Lounge in White Plains. Proceeds totaled over $12,000 will be donated to A Message of Hope Cancer Fund. The evening included networking, balloon …

The Catherine Foundation hosted their annual fundraising gala Friday, Oct. 6 at the Waldorf Jaycees. Approximately 450 attended the event. Heather Sells, CEO of the foundation, shared about upcoming new locations as the organization seeks to expand their influence in the county, according to…

Charlotte Weirich of Charles County began her retirement in 2014 with big expectations — volunteering, travel and plenty of social engagements were all on her to-do list.

The Lackey High School Class of 1987 will host its 30th reunion 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Waldorf Jaycees, 3090 Crain Highway, Waldorf. Open bar, dinner and dancing while reliving the 80s. For information and tickets, go to Lackey High School Class of 1987 Facebook Page. You can als…

The Charles County Chamber of Commerce joined with the Blue Crabs at Regency Furniture Stadium on Friday, Sept. 15 to honor the county’s first responders and to host the chamber’s inaugural Ball Drop with Washington Gas as platinum event sponsor. A portion of the raffle proceeds were shared …

The Charles County Chapter of the American Antique Arts Association made contributions to historical projects this year. The chapter donated $1,000 to the Maryland Veterans Museum at Patriot Park in Newburg and $1,000 to the Friends of Old Waldorf School in Waldorf.

The women of the Class of 1967 from La Reine High School, Suitland, will celebrate its 50th reunion in Solomons Oct. 6-8. Events will include a casual meet and greet Friday evening, a tour of the converted La Reine High School Saturday afternoon and cocktails, dinner and music Saturday eveni…

The faculty at the College of Southern Maryland is a group of highly educated experts, an intellectual resource. A new program starting this fall, the CSM Faculty Excellence Lecture Series: Provocations, is designed to better share that resource with the community.