News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office

Leonardtown, MD- The St. Mary’s County Commission on Aging (COA) is seeking members with an interest in improving St. Mary’s County for its senior population.

The COA is integral in bringing awareness to the needs of the senior community. Commissioners of St. Mary’s County appoint volunteer members to the COA to represent the senior citizen community. Volunteers are needed to ensure the needs and concerns of the senior community are met. The COA provides the Commissioners with advice and assistance concerning county programs and resources offered for the senior residents of St. Mary’s County. Also, the COA works with the community to develop awareness and understanding of the problems and concerns of the senior population.

The nominations for the COA are open; new appointments will be made in June. Please respond by May 30, 2019. Volunteers do not need to be senior citizens to become members of the COA. Please Contact Diane Gleissner at 301-475-4200 ext. 71700; or

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