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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

The County Commissioners of Charles County, Maryland, extend best wishes for peace and joy this holiday season.

Photo: Friendship Farm Park, located at 4705 Friendship Landing Road, Nanjemoy, is a scenic park overlooking the Nanjemoy Creek and offers a variety of recreational activities, such as hiking, fishing, and kayaking. Friendship Farm Park is noted for its reliable wildlife viewing opportunities. In addition to hiking, horses are allowed on portions of the trail from April to November. Learn more.

Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare Open Enrollment

Open enrollment deadline is Dec. 7. Call 301-609-5712 to schedule your one-on-one appointment. Medicare open enrollment is the time for beneficiaries to review their prescription drug plan and make necessary changes. The State Health Insurance Program is offering one-on-one appointments for Medicare beneficiaries. New beneficiaries can select a plan and learn how the plan works, and existing enrollees can change and update their plans.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed

The Aging and Senior Programs Division is looking for compassionate and friendly individuals to volunteer for the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Tax-Aide program. The AARP Tax-Aide program provides free tax preparation for senior citizens, low-income individuals, and families. Free training for volunteers is provided on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, beginning in January 2017.  Upon completion of the AARP Tax-Aide Program training, volunteers will be tested to receive certification. Details: 301-609-5712 or email.

The Monthly Report

The latest Monthly Report is available ONLINE each month. The report focuses on Charles County Government department performance and achievements. Read the Monthly Report to see how Charles County Government is working for you. 

TCAS Newsletter

Animal Shelter News

Learn more about events, adoption specials, and more. Read our latest newsletter. Don't forget to visit the Tri-County Animal Shelter web page to check out the animals available for adoption, learn more about the center, or watch the live Cat Cam. 

Preservation Matters Magazine

Preservation Matters

The Department of Planning and Growth Management’s annual online publication, “Preservation Matters: Celebrating Charles County’s Historic Places,” is now available for viewing online

A limited number of printed copies of the newsletter will be available upon request. To obtain a printed copy of the newsletter, or for more information about the “Preservation Matters” publication, contact Ms. Beth Groth by email or call 301-645-0684.

Drug Take Back Service

Drug Take Back Service

The Drug Take Back service provides the Charles County community with a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of all medications. View the brochure for additional information, as well as a list of participating locations.

Economic Data

Economic Data

Learn more about Charles County and our economic statistics, such as population, employment, industries, and more. View Data (pdf)

Charles County Boards and Commissions

Boards and Commissions

The Charles County Commissioners are seeking county residents to fill vacancies on various boards, committees, and commissions. Learn more by reading the web page with a list of vacancies.

Happy Holidays
Medicare Open Enrollment
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Sunset at Friendship Landing Park

Sunset at Friendship Landing Park
Photo of the Week: Dec. 5-11, 2016
Submitted By: Eddie Senk

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