St. Mary's Co. Gov. News Briefs

Sponsor and Vendor Spaces Available for Aging & Human Services' Annual Health Fair: The Way to Wellness

Calling all companies and non-profits! A number of opportunities to participate in this year's Department of Aging and Human Services Health Fair: The Way to Wellness remain.

This year's event takes place on Friday, October 25, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, 44219 Airport Road, in California, Md. Opportunities are available for vendors and sponsors.

In recent years Health Fair attendance has increased. Last year over 700 visitors made their way through the Health Fair. Even more attendees are expected this year. A variety of comprehensive health screenings and wellness information will be provided to Health Fair attendees.

Those interested in becoming a sponsor may do so by providing a monetary contribution or offering items as door prizes. All sponsors will be acknowledged in all available marketing literature if the sponsorship commitment is received by fax or mail before September 18. Sponsorship commitments received after that date will be accepted however recognition opportunities will be limited.

For more information, contact Jennifer Hunt at 301-475-4200, ext. 1073.

Library Reopens for Sunday Hours

The Lexington Park Library reopens for Sunday hours on September 8th. This is the only library in St. Mary's County that provides service 7 day's per week.

Recreation and Parks to Hold 2013 Columbus Classic Dodgeball Tournament

The 2013 Columbus Classic will provide Southern Maryland with a day of maximum social enjoyment through the alternative sport of dodgeball. Dodgeball requires minimal equipment, set up and playing experience. Teamwork and strategy are more valuable factors than athletic skill and individual competitiveness. Experience is countered by enthusiasm. Dodgeball is now safe and more enjoyable with rubber coated foam balls, safety conscious rules, and a festive tournament atmosphere. Anyone can play!

Teams will receive gift bags. Individual awards will also be given for special achievements. The tournament will be played in a round robin format on Saturday, October 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Check in time is from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The deadline to register for the tournament is Friday, September 27. The cost is $150 per team (6-10 players).

The tournament will take place inside the Leonard Hall Recreation Center, 23145 Leonard Hall Drive in Leonardtown.

Tournament Specifics:

Adult & High School Divisions

- 18 years and up - Adult Division

- 9th - 12th grades - High School Division

- Minors must have parental permission

- Minimum 6 teams; maximum 9 teams

Round Robin Tournament

- Each contestant meets all other contestants

- Matches last approximately 15 minutes (Best of 3 games)

For more information, registration forms and rules, please visit or contact Kyle Kebaugh at 301-475-4200 ext. 1803 or kyle.kebaugh(at)

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