Commodore Mike Snapp, left, makes a donation of $2,410 on behalf of members of the Solomons Island Yacht Club to SMILE Ecumenical Ministries Manager Sally Hamilton. In a tradition that started in 2003 by Past Commodore Tom Sidleck and the late Joan Kocen, many members of the Solomons Island …

Commodore Mike Snapp, left, makes a donation of $2,410 on behalf of members of the Solomons Island Yacht Club to SMILE Ecumenical Ministries Manager Sally Hamilton. In a tradition that started in 2003 by Past Commodore Tom Sidleck and the late Joan Kocen, many members of the Solomons Island …

The Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad held its annual Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 9. More than 50 volunteer members and their families served an old-fashioned breakfast to more than 500 people.

Members of the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce presented the College of Southern Maryland Foundation with a check for $2,000 for student scholarships during the chamber’s annual holiday Business After Hours event at College of Southern Maryland's Prince Frederick Campus.

A coat drive organized by Dowell Elementary School fourth-grader Raini Thacker culminated Dec. 13 with a total of 311 donations for her Be A Hero Coat Drive. The total far exceeded the 260 coats she collected last year. The coat drive was part of a 4-H community project. The 10-year-old saw …

The Maryland Writers’ Association this year is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the Writers’ Round Table Program to encourage writers, poets, playwrights and authors through monthly articles and activities.

The Huntingtown High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps had an experience to remember when it recently had an opportunity to visit the White House in order to tour the Eisenhower Executive Office Building and the East Wing of the White House to see the Christmas decorations.

Calvert County Public Schools recently announced that 66 students were selected for the All-State Chorus and Band and Orchestra.

Annually, students, faculty and staff at St. Mary's Ryken High School become “Santa Knights” by enriching the Christmas season for children in the community. By providing items from children's wish lists and other surprises to brighten the holiday for their families, the SMR community, organ…

Students at Our Lady Star of the Sea School in Solomons made sure Christmas was enjoyable for four-legged friends when the third-grade class recently dropped off donations of pet food, toys, treats and cleaning products at the Calvert Animal Welfare League in Prince Frederick. The students a…

College of Southern Maryland Foundation Director Dr. Ila Shah and her husband Dr. Vinod K. Shah continued their generous support of CSM and commitment to student success with a $100,000 donation to mark Vinod Shah’s recent birthday.

The College of Southern Maryland recently held its annual Foundation Scholarship Reception luncheon, in which scholarship donors meet with their recipients and share their commitment to education.

Southern Maryland Association of Realtors’ Ginnie Roberts, left, hands a check for $500 to Shirl Hendley of Calvert Meals On Wheels Inc. Nov. 20 to provide meals for homebound. The donation was funded by a prize that Southern Maryland Association of Realtors received from Maryland Realtors f…

Girl Scout Troop 11010 and Cub Scout Pack 407 recently donated more than 1,000 pounds of food to the St. John Vianney food bank. The two groups, who are affiliated with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, spent two weekends accepting donations from two locations in Prince Frederick.