The Lady Jane Sewall Chapter of the Colonial Dames 17th Century recently marked the grave of one of its founding members, Vivian Edelen, of Bryantown. Along with members of the chapter, Edelen’s son, Ned Edelen, was present.

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The Charles County Chapter of the American Antique Arts Association donated $2,000 this year to local efforts. Half was donated to the Maryland Veterans Museum at Patriot Park and $1,000 was donated to the restoration of Rich Hill in Bel Alton. The association is a non-profit organization de…

‘Ellersie,’ the historic home of Denise and Kevin Grote, was the setting for the investiture of the recently elected officers of the La Plata Garden Club. ‘Ellersie’ was the childhood home of Sir Thomas Jennifer, a Maryland signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Recently retired Charles County Parks Director Tom Roland was honored with the 2016 Charles County Heritage Award presented by the Conservancy for Charles County during its recent fall dinner at the Jaycees center in Waldorf. The conservancy cited Roland for preserving open space and expandi…

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Joyce Edelen, board member for the Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco, portrayed her late mother-in-law, Mary Olivia Keech, for the Charles County Public Schools' “Education: Then and Now” event, celebrating the board's 100th anniversary, Sept. 2 at the Port Tobacco Courthouse and O…

Team Fire Elite (TFE) Organization, Inc. recently partnered with Tailor Made, a mentorship program for male students entering 8th-12th grades within the Washington, D.C., area, to host a free, back-to-school kick-off, educational symposium at Bannister Neighborhood Community Center.

The Lady Jane Sewall Chapter of the Colonial Dames 17th Century, recently marked historic, Ellerslie, the Port Tobacco home of Kevin and Denise Grote, along with the Historical Society of Charles County.

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Girl Scout Troop 2141 presented a donation of pet food and supplies to the Humane Society of Charles County March 4. Last month, the troop held three collection drives at the Petco in Waldorf. They collected 298 pounds of pet food and other items, including 29 bags of dry food, 125 cans of f…

The Charles County Garden Club recently held a Memorial Tree dedication ceremony for late members Bobbie Baldus, Betty Levering and Annette Slowinski. crepe myrtle trees were planted and dedicated in their honor on the campus of the Charles County government center.

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The Hughesville Garden Club recently delivered food to the Hughesville Baptist Church food bank. The church gives food to 300 people every Wednesday with each person receiving enough food for a month. Pictured in the first row are Charles Jordan, a food bank volunteer, left, the Rev. Derek Y…