News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

Mayor Patrick J. “Irish” Mahoney delivered the Mayoral State of the Town at the January 17thTown Council meeting. Pleaseclick herefor the presentation; pleaseclick herefor the full detailed State of the Town.

Are you a government employee impacted by the shutdown? If so, please contact Town Hall for assistance in routing you to local resources.

NOTICE from our Ladies of Charity Food Pantry: Our hope is to serve those in need, recognizing that some of those in need right now may not have considered visiting a food pantry before.We will welcome any furloughed workers during our regular Pantry hours or attempt to make arrangements outside of regular hours to serve those in crisis right now.Are you IMPACTED BY THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN?Will a few free groceries help you stretch your dwindling dollars during this time of not receiving a paycheck? The Ladies of Charity Food Pantry (8823 Dayton Avenue in North Beach) are here to help you through such emergency situations. Our regular Pantry hours are every Tuesday from 12 noon to 2 PM. Clients receive food regardless of income. Please call us at (410) 286-7086 if you are unable to be served during our regular Pantry hours.

Tuesdays – Bingoat the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department.$1000 jackpot. Admission is $8.00 per person. Doors open at5PMand Bingostarts at 7:30PM. Food and drink willbe available for purchase. For more information please call 301-855-0520.

February 8– Join us for an informal dinner from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.hosted by the Sons of the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road E on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-level dining room. The dinner includes all the trimmings, salad and beverage for $12. Public invited. Call for more information (410)257-9878

February 9 – COUNTRY DANCE.For a fun time, come to the American Legion Country Dance in the Upper Level Ballroom at the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road E on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach. If you can’t dance, teachers will be available to give lessons.. One-hour lessons commence at 7:00 p.m. followed by dancing from 8:00. until 11:30 p.m… The Modest price of $15.00 per person includes soft drinks or draft beer and light munchies. Open to All. For information call (410)257-9878.HTTP:// Reservations

February 10– ALL-U-CAN-EAT SWEETHEART BREAKFAST. Treat your Sweetie to a yummy breakfast featuring Waffles, Ham, Sausage, Scrapple, Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Home Fries, Biscuits, Fruit, and Chip Beef. Hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the upper level Dining Room in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260. Public Welcome. Adults $12; kids 6-12 $6; kids under 6 free. Bloody Marys will be available for a nominal charge. For information call (410)257-9878.HTTP://

February 12 – SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION MEETING– The Members of the Sons of the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 will hold its monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Upper Level Meeting Hall of the Post. All Members are urged to attend and make their voices heard. For more information, call Commander Ward at 410-610-7217.HTTP://

February 13 at 6 pm – Bayfront Park Committee meeting.Join us at Chesapeake Beach Town Hall meeting room to participate in a public business meeting of the Bayfront Park Committee. Your ideas and help requested. Topics to be discussed: Beach cleanup (April 27, 10 am – 1 pm), trash removal, Comprehensive Plan, Bioblitz (; April 23, 3-6 pm workshop at CB Town Hall), Walk & Talk series – topics: Horseshoe crabs, bird walk, geology, fossils, other ideas?

February 18 – RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE FROM 11am – 7 pm at St. Anthony Parish’s Padua Halland hosted by Knights of Columbus Calvert Council #7870 walk-ins accepted or contact Dave Wilson, Sr. for appointment,

February 19 at 6:00 pm – Twin Beach Opioid Abuse Awareness Coalition Meeting at Chesapeake Beach Town Hall — Business meeting of the TBOAA Committee.The public is invited to attend. If you have been affected by the opioid crisis, we want to hear your story or your ideas on how we can better help those suffering from addiction in our community. For more information about the committee and our past activities,click here.

February 28 at 7 pm – Green Team meets in Conference Room.

For more information on any of the above “Happenings,” contactMarti Gilpin (Office and Community Involvement Coordinator for the Town of Chesapeake Beach, MD)410-257-2230 or viaemail.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...