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St. Mary's Co. Gov. News Briefs

Commission for Women Revises its Summer Meeting Schedule

The St. Mary's County Commission for Women has revised its meeting schedule for the 2013 summer season.

Their meeting, originally scheduled for July 8, was canceled. The commission's August meeting has also been canceled.

The Commission for Women's next meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 9 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 14 of the Potomac Building. 23115 Leonard Hall Drive, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Two County Commissions Revise Meeting Schedules

The St. Mary's County Human Relations Commission will now meet quarterly. The last scheduled meeting was Thursday, June 20, 2013.

Also, the St. Mary's County Commission for People with Disabilities will now meet on the third Wednesday of every month. The commission's bylaws will be updated to reflect this change.

Wicomico Shores Golf Course Advisory Board Reschedules Meeting

The St. Mary's County Department of Recreation and Parks announced the rescheduling of the Wicomico Shores Golf Course Advisory Board meeting. Originally scheduled for Wednesday, July 17, 2013, the meeting will now take place on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Golf Course Clubhouse.

The Wicomico Shores Golf Course Advisory Board meets quarterly, on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m., at the Wicomico Shores Golf Course.

For further information contact the St. Mary's County Department of Recreation and Parks at (301) 475-4200, ext. 1811 or call the Wicomico Shores Golf Course at (301) 884-4601.

Verbic Golf Tournament Rescheduled to July 12

Donation and sponsorship opportunities remain available

The Scott Verbic Memorial Golf Tournament, originally scheduled for June 7, has been rescheduled for July 12, 2013. The tournament, held at the Wicomico Shores Golf Course, is in its 18th year and is held in remembrance of Scott Verbic who was a Recreation Advisory Board Member, Volunteer Coach, and advocate for youth in the community.

Proceeds from the event go to the Recreation & Parks Scholarship Fund, which provides recreational opportunities for youth in St. Mary's County. The Scholarship Fund awards qualified individuals a 50% discount on recreation program registration. This year marks a significant milestone, with combined proceeds from the annual event projected to surpass $100,000.

Space still remains for team entries as well as opportunities for hole sponsorships or door prize donations. In addition to supporting a good cause, event sponsorship is also a great way for businesses to promote themselves. Team registrations and sponsorships are available for purchase online at Click on "Online Registration" and choose "Special Events".

Additional support of the scholarship program can be provided by becoming a donor of the G.O.L.F Program - "Giving Opportunities to Local Families." The program provides sponsorship opportunities for individuals and families to contribute to the Recreation & Parks Scholarship Fund. For just $25, you or your family can have your name included on a plaque which recognizes your contribution to help local families participate in recreation programs. The plaque will be on permanent display at Recreation & Parks main office in Leonardtown. For additional information about the Scott Verbic Tournament, please contact Kyle Kebaugh at 301-475-4200 ext. 1803 or

30th Annual National Night Out

The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office announced their participation in National Night Out, scheduled for August 6, 2013. Sheriff Timothy Cameron and Cpl. Angela Delozier welcome back last year's participating communities and encourage communities, businesses, and civic groups who have not participated in years past, to celebrate National Night Out with them.

National Night Out brings neighbors together, educates, empowers community members, and sends the message to criminals, that your community is organized, educated, and is taking a stand against crime.

If you are interested in learning more about National Night Out please contact Cpl. Angela Delozier at 301-475-4200 ext. 9094 or email:

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