LEONARDTOWN, Md. (July 13, 2016)—On Thursday, June 30, Leonardtown Rotary awarded its 2016 grants to St Mary's County non-profit organizations. A total of $8,010 was awarded to 19 community organizations distinguished for their work enhancing life for county residents.
Recipients, pictured from left to right, are Lynn Fitrell (Leonardtown Rotary), Eve Love (Hospice of St Mary's and Historic Sotterley), Lois Plunket (St. John's Charitable Society), Michael Brown (United Committee for Afro-American Contributions), Sue Smith (Pajama Connection), Susan Brookbank (Literacy Council of St Mary's), Jolanda Campbell (Greenwell), Christina Bishop (Paralympic Sports—Dept. of Recreation & Parks), Dr. Bernice Williams (United Committee for Afro-American Contributions), Terry Brannigan (Hospice of St Mary's), Holly Kellogg (Patuxent Habitat for Humanity), Aaron Messinger (Historic St Mary's City), Laurie Walker (Patuxent Habitat for Humanity), George Hill (Patuxent River Naval Air Museum), Sherri St. Clair (Helpful Hooves), Chip Burton (A Community that Shares), Darlene Kleinsorgen, Marcia Chase (So MD Tri-County Community Action Energy Bills Assistance), Rocky Woodburn (Leonardtown Vol. Rescue Squad), and Judge Karen Abrams and Pete Cucinotta (St. Mary's County Adult Substance Abuse Recovery Court). Stu Garlington, of Leonardtown Rotary, is pictured on the far right.