Pub­lic in­put sought for pro­posed an­i­mal shel­ter

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St. Mary’s County Govern­ment is seek­ing in­put from cit­i­zens in Charles and St. Mary’s coun­ties to de­ter­mine op­tions re­gard­ing a pro­posed an­i­mal shel­ter.

Cit­i­zens and in­ter­ested stake­hold­ers can go to www.­ter to take part in a spe­cial on­line an­i­mal shel­ter sur­vey. Re­sponses will be used to de­velop plans and de­cide next steps in the process.

Par­tic­i­pa­tion in the sur­vey is vol­un­tary and no iden­ti­fi­able par­tic­i­pant in­for­ma­tion (i.e. name, ad­dress, phone num­ber, etc.) will be col­lected.

SMADC seeks pro­pos­als for cre­ative ser­vices

The South­ern Mary­land Agri­cul­tural Devel­op­ment Com­mis­sion (SMADC) of the Tri-County Coun­cil for South­ern Mary­land is re­quest­ing pro­pos­als for a cre­ative ser­vices provider to en­hance the SMADC brand and pro­grams among farm­ers and con­sumers.

SMADC is seek­ing a cre­ative ser­vices part­ner with a proven track record for cre­ative ex­cel­lence in graphic de­sign and the abil­ity to ex­e­cute a cor­po­rate suite of cre­ative ser­vices projects that in­cludes de­sign and main­te­nance for ex­ist­ing SMADC web­sites, pro­mo­tional items and lit­er­a­ture and SMADC’s com­mu­ni­ca­tions and out­reach plat­forms.

Cor­po­rate de­sign con­ti­nu­ity, de­liv­er­ing a con­sis­tent im­age, is a pri­or­ity across all SMADC’s com­mu­ni­ca­tion plat­forms.

The provider’s over­all ob­jec­tive will be to main­tain and en­hance aware­ness of SMADC brand and pro­grams among farm­ers, con­sumers and agri­cul­tural re­lated or­ga­ni­za­tions. The ideal client-provider re­la­tion­ship should be col­lab­o­ra­tive; lever­ag­ing the re­spec­tive strate­gic and tac­ti­cal strengths and re­sources of the provider and SMADC. The Cre­ative Ser­vices Agree­ment shall be for one year com­menc­ing July 1.

To view and down­load the RFP go to the “News and An­nounce­ments” page on the SMADC web­site at For ques­tions, con­tact Cia Morey at or call 301274-1922, Ext. 1. Pro­pos­als must be sub­mit­ted elec­tron­i­cally by 4 p.m. on June 9. Sam­ples of work may be sub­mit­ted to the SMADC of­fices by 4 p.m. on June 9 at 15045 Burnt Store Road, P.O. Box 745, Hugh­esville, MD 20637.

Sports phys­i­cals set for June 17, July 8

Charles County Pub­lic Schools will of­fer­ing sports phys­i­cals for stu­dent-ath­letes this sum­mer. The phys­i­cals are open to the first 100 stu­dents who sign up and will be done on a first-come, first-served ba­sis. Phys­i­cals will be 8-11 a.m. Satur­day, June 17, at Westlake High School, and 8-11 a.m. Satur­day, July 8, at Thomas Stone High School.

Stu­dents must have the par­ent por­tion of the phys­i­cal form com­pleted and signed, and the $30 cash-only fee at the time of reg­is­tra­tion. Stu­dents will not be seen by a doc­tor if they don’t have the re­quired ma­te­ri­als. Stu­dents can get phys­i­cal forms and per­mis­sion forms from their ath­letic di­rec­tor or front of­fice of their home schools.

To see the sched­ule, go to­part­ments/ath­let­ics/sport­sphys­i­cals.php. Westlake is at 3300 Middletown Road in Wal­dorf. Thomas Stone is at 3785 Leonard­town Road in Wal­dorf.

Pax River to of­fer sum­mer in­tern­ship for stu­dents

The Patux­ent River Naval Air Sta­tion is of­fer­ing stu­dents the op­por­tu­nity to par­tic­i­pate in the Su­per­com­put­ing In­tern­ship Pro­gram on sta­tion. This is an un­paid in­tern­ship pro­gram for U.S. cit­i­zens, aged 16 and older. It will run from July 5-Au­gust 4, and the hours are Mon­day-Fri­day, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. High school and early col­lege stu­dents can ap­ply by send­ing a re­sume and cover let­ter to Deb­o­rah.grinder.ctr@navy. mil. The four and a half week in­tern­ship pro­gram will en­able stu­dents to as­sem­ble mini su­per­com­put­ers, and to learn or ad­vance their pro­gram­ming skills in C++, work­ing to­ward the aim of par­al­lel pro­cess­ing on the mini su­per­com­put­ers. The pro­gram also of­fers team build­ing ac­tiv­i­ties, var­i­ous tours of base fa­cil­i­ties, and guest speak­ers. In­terns will re­search a topic per­tain­ing to com­put­ers and com­plete a case study pa­per. Upon com­ple­tion of the in­tern­ship, stu­dents will present a Pow­er­Point to brief their ex­pe­ri­ences dur­ing the in­tern­ship to NAVAIR/NAWCAD lead­er­ship. Stu­dent in­terns pack their lunches daily and a re­frig­er­a­tor and mi­crowave ovens are avail­able for use. It is not nec­es­sary for in­terns to al­ready have base ac­cess. Stu­dent in­terns will be pro­cessed for vis­i­tor badges and/or their driv­ers will be pro­cessed for driv­ing them on sta­tion. Twenty stu­dents will be ac­cepted. Ap­pli­ca­tions should be sub­mit­ted im­me­di­ately be­cause once the seats are full, the in­tern­ship is closed.

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