First Day of School

It’s back to school today in Calvert County. My three children graduated from Calvert County Schools. The youngest left two weeks ago for her sophomore year of college. I miss her and I am glad that she and her brother and sister got a good education here in Calvert, an education that provides them with the tools that they need for success. … More First Day of School

Supporting Local Food, Agriculture, and Business

Local Food, Agriculture, and Business are important to me, and to a thriving local economy. As a small business owner, I recognize that every dollar spent in our community, benefits us all. If each person in Calvert spent 10% of their grocery budget at local produce stands or stores, over $30 Million would go to local business in the county. … More Supporting Local Food, Agriculture, and Business

Huntingtown High School Advanced Business Management Classes Learn About the Map Printing Business

Last week I had the opportunity to visit the Advanced Business Management classes at Huntingtown High School, In Calvert County. It was a great bunch of kids, most of them are planning to study Business Management in college. They asked good questions. Parental involvement and public support are the most consistent predictors of a child’s … More Huntingtown High School Advanced Business Management Classes Learn About the Map Printing Business

Local Food, Agriculture, and Business Mean a Thriving Local Economy

Local Food, Agriculture, and Business are important to a thriving local economy, and to me. As a small business owner, I recognize that every dollar spent with local businesses in our community, benefits us all. Did you know that it is estimated that in 2017 the local economic impact of Calvert County brewers is $42.5 … More Local Food, Agriculture, and Business Mean a Thriving Local Economy

Let’s Work Together to Protect Calvert’s Natural Resources

We have to work together to protect our natural resources so that we can continue to thrive in Calvert for generations. Once the land is gone, it is gone forever. Calvert’s, farms, forests, and waterways are our most valuable assets. Whether we have lived here for generations or moved to Calvert more recently, we are … More Let’s Work Together to Protect Calvert’s Natural Resources

34th Anniversary Party and Meet and Greet

Please Join Mark and Holly in celebrating their 34th wedding anniversary. Support Holly’s candidacy for Calvert County Commissioner in the 3rd District. Meet the cows and chickens! Kids welcome.  Potluck. We will have beverages and Mark will fire up the grill. You can bring a dish to share. Saturday, August 25, 2018 3 to 8 … More 34th Anniversary Party and Meet and Greet

Holly Budd Speaks with Voters, Trick-or-Treaters at Halloween in the Garden

Thousands! of adorable, costumed children and their parents were greeted by Calvert County Democrats and candidate for County Commissioner, Holly Budd. A big thank you goes out to everyone who donated bags of candy for the event. There was plenty, and the varieties were very popular with the costume-clad youth. Also very popular was the literature … More Holly Budd Speaks with Voters, Trick-or-Treaters at Halloween in the Garden

Holly Budd Addresses Calvert Citizens for a Healthy Community

Holly Budd was so glad to have had the opportunity to address the Calvert Citizens for a Healthy Community (CCHC) on Tuesday night, September 19th. Having earned her Bachelors in Environmental Sciences, worked as a naturalist, served on the Battle Creek/Flag ponds Advisory Committee, and serving on the Calvert County Environmental Commission as well as … More Holly Budd Addresses Calvert Citizens for a Healthy Community

Education

My kids got a great Education in Calvert Public Schools. I will make sure that teachers and schools have what they need to offer a good education for every child.  I want staff, teachers, and children safe from obstacles to learning. We must provide resources for counseling and training. Reacting to a disaster after it occurs is … More Education

Social Justice

People are important, not just statistics and numbers. I would like Calvert’s young adults to be able to afford to purchase a home in the county. Our police, firemen, teachers, should be able to afford to live in our beautiful rural landscape.