Weekly meetings held at

Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital Atrium

Thursdays at 7:30AM


Leonardtown Rotary Club

St. Mary's County, Maryland




Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.

Rotary members believe that we have a shared responsibility to take action on our world’s most persistent issues. Our 35,000+ clubs work together to:


  • Promote peace

  • Fight disease

  • Provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene

  • Save mothers and children

  • Support education

  • Grow local economies

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2014-2015 Contributions to NonProfit Organizations:

-Hospice of St. Mary’s

-Historic Sotterley Plantation

-Helpful Hooves Equine Therapy

-St. John’s Charitable Society

-St. Mary’s County Adult Substance Abuse

Recovery Court

-So MD Tri-County Community Action

Committee Energy Bills Assistance

-Camp Greenwell

-Christmas in April

-A Community That Shares

-Literacy Council of St. Mary’s

-Three Oaks Homeless Shelter

-St. Mary’s Historic Society

-Great Mills High School Engineering Club

-Pajama Connection        




2014-2015 Local Projects:

-1200 fluoride treatments for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th  graders in county

-Over 650 Dictionaries provided to County 3rd Graders

-Scholarships provided to College Students and Teachers

-Leonardtown High School Interact Club Sponsorship

-St. Mary’s College Rotaract Club Sponsorship

-MD Governor’s Cup Sponsorship

-Leonardtown Beach Party – Running of the Balls Sponsorship

-Oyster Festival Sponsorship (World’s Best Seafood Chowder!)

-Teacher Appreciation Dinner Sponsorship

-Chesapeake Bay Oyster Reef Program Origination and Sponsorship

-Annual Basket Bingo Sponsorship

-Daryl Lambert Memorial Scholarship

-Southern Maryland Mission of Mercy – Participant and Sponsor

-Leadership Southern Maryland


2014-2015 International Project Support:

-Polio Eradication Program Sponsorship

-Oltorotua Clean Water Project Serving Maasai Village in Kenya, Africa

-$3,000 to the Malawi, Africa ‘Clean Water Project’ – Sponsored by the

Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County



The Leonardtown Rotary Club was chartered on July 1, 1986 with twenty-five members. In our 29 year history we have responded to community needs by giving more than $598,000 to programs in Southern Maryland as well as to communities in other countries.

 These are just a few of our signature Rotary projects:

  • Funding scholarships for underprivileged high-schoolers in New Delhi India

  • Refurbishing computers and a digital library in India

  • Spearheading a safe drinking water project in Honduras

  • Helped to build wells for fresh water in Africa

  • Funding scholarships for local high school graduates while they attend college

  • Providing grant monies annually for continuing education for two local school teachers


The Leonardtown Rotary club nurtures the next generation of Rotarians by sponsoring an INTERACT club at Leonardtown High School and a ROTARACT Club at Saint Mary's College of MD.