On the agenda
Friday, Jan. 13
The Southern Maryland Delegation will hold meetings 9 a.m. every Friday (unless otherwise notified) starting Jan. 13 to March 3, with the exception of Feb 24. There will also be meetings on March 17 and March 24. Meetings will be held in Room 318 of the House of Delegates, 6 Bladen St., Annapolis.
Saturday, Jan. 14
The Veterans Democratic Club of Charles
County and Vicinity will meet at 10:30 a.m. at 3385 Metropolitan Church Road, Indian Head. The club’s speaker will be Del. C.T. Wilson (D-Charles) who will discuss pending veterans legislation that will come before the General Assembly in 2017. The briefing will be open to the public. Full club membership is open to non-veterans. Questions should be directed to Charles Cooks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Jan. 25
Chirstmas in April Charles County will meet 6 p.m. at the United Way House, 10250 La Plata Road, La Plata. For more information, contact Alvin Stewart at email@example.com.
Thursday, Feb. 23
The annual Southern Maryland Reception will be held 7-9 p.m. at the Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West Street, Annapolis. To sponsor or purchase tickets, contact Sandy Faucheux at Tri-County Council at 301-274-1922. Tickets are $40, individual.
Tuesday, March 7
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released the draft plan to designate Mallows Bay in Nanjemoy, Maryland as a National Marine Sanctuary. A public meeting discussing the draft plan will be held 6-9 p.m. at the Charles County Government Building, 200 Baltimore Street, La Plata. Mallows Bay’s designation as a National Marine Sanctuary will be the first for the state of Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
The second public meeting will be held on Thursday, March 9 at Anne Arundel Community College (101 College Parkway, Arnold) from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. NOAA is holding public meetings and accepting public comments on the draft plans through March 31. To submit comments, go to sanctuaries.noaa.gov/mallows-bay/.