Connecting the World – WE ARE ROTARY: The Rotary Club of Lexington Park is proud to team with Rotary District 7620 to provide a $10,000 grant to GrowingStems to 3D print face shields and build N95 masks. These dedicated high school students have provided thousands of protective devices to front-line medical personnel from Maryland to New York.

The Feed St. Mary’s Food Bank, spawned by the Rotary Club of Lexington Park, opened for business with its first delivery of food on March 20, 2020. All food is destined for immediate distribution to local Food Pantries. Feed St. Mary’s has become an official partner of the Maryland Food Bank which distributes much needed food statewide.

Connecting the World – I AM ROTARY: Congratulations to Dr. Regina Faden, Director of Historic St. Mary’s City, who became the 2019-2020 President of the Rotary Club of Lexington Park on June 20, 2019.

Be the Inspiration – WE ARE ROTARY: The Rotary Club awarded 20,000 in scholarships in 2019. Seventeen of the recipients are shown above. Two more four year scholarships remain to be given. See who won.

Be the Inspiration – WE ARE ROTARY – Learn more about Feed St. Mary’s 

2019-2020 Assistant District Governor Barbara Thompson installs a new Board of Directors of the Rotary Club of Lexington Park on June 20, 2019.
ROTARY CLUB OF LEXINGTON PARK recognized for excellence in 2018 by District 7620 and Rotary International 



Book Packaging Event at fairgrounds 

March 29, 2019 (Postponed due to COVID-19)

Christmas in April 

April 25, 2020 (Converted to small projects over time)

Youth Conference

April 25, 2020 (Postponed due to COVID-19)

Rotary-4-Vets 5-10K Trot

May 23, 2020 (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

Running of the Balls

August 8, 2029

2020 Golf Tournament

Spet 3, 2020

54th Annual U.S. National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County

Oct 17-18, 2020

Interfaith Health Alliance – Youth Mentoring

An Ongoing Initiative

Welcome to Our Rotary Club!
meets at noon on non-holiday Mondays at a New Location

Occasional meetings will be held at the Elks Lodge

(see the Meetings and Events listing to the right for details)

Due to COVID-19, in person Club meetings have been suspended for the short term. We are actively exploring the use of Webinars to continue our bi-weekly speaker programs. All other scheduled board and committee meetings will be conducted using virtual technology.

Nearby Rotary meetings where a makeup may be achieved are:

Club Time and day Location
Charlotte Hall 7:30 A.M., Tuesday St. Mary’s Landings
Leonardtown 7:30 A.M., Thursday St. Mary’s Hospital Cafeteria
Northern Calvert 7:30 AM, Thursday Smokey Joe’s, Chesapeake beach
Prince Frederick 6:30 P.M., Monday Stoney’s Restaurant, Pr. Frederick
La Plata 7:30 A.M., Wednesday, Outback Restaurant, Rt 6 and 301
Walforf Noon, Tuesday Westlake Public Library, Waldorf

Or Make up on line at:

Board of Directors 2019-2020:

PO Box 202, Lexington Park 20653

Officers   Directors
President: Dr. Regina Faden Club Administration: Sandra Galen
President Elect: Trish Powell Vocational: Wanda Smith
Vice President: Dr. Ben Latigo Charity: Julie Randall
Secretary: Bill Moody Foundation George Hurlburt
Treasurer: Tari Moore Fundraising: Ray Bednarcik, Jr.
Past President  &
Queen Oyster:
Micheal Demanss Membership: Mike Guy


When You Start with Rotary from Rotary International on Vimeo.

Connecting the World – WE ARE ROTARY: The fourth object of Rotary is “The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service”. The Rotary Club of Lexington Park celebrates this by participating in Rotary’s 4 Way Test Speech Contest, where local high school students compete in oratorial skills illustrating Roary’s 4 Way Test.

Recent Facebook Posts for the Rotary Club of Lexington Park

1 month ago

Scientific overview of COVID-19. Worth .Watching

2 months ago

Connecting the World - WE ARE ROTARY: The Rotary Club of Lexington Park has moved to virtual meetings and invites the community to join in. We will start with Peter Laporte, Director of the St. Mary's Historical Society, who will complete our program series on our rich heritage. The talk will be streamed live. You my join in by going to at 5:30 pm on Monday, April 13, 2020.

2 months ago

Connecting the World - I AM ROTARY: Former Commander of the Naval Air Station, Patuxent River Maryland and CEO of Sabre Systems, Rotarian Glen Ives, serves an the announcer at many civic events, including the U.S. National Oyster Shucking Contest.

2 months ago

Crowdsourcing ideas on how we may practice service while social distancing. Comments welcomed.

2 months ago

Connecting the World - I AM ROTARY: Retired rotary wing flight test engineer and active Rotarian, Danny Kolliopoulos, gleefully helps Oyster Festival attendees obtain wrist bands for adult beverages.

2 months ago

Connecting the World - WE ARE ROTARY: Mike Demanss, Master of Ceremonies at the 2019 Rotary4Vets 5/10K Trot presents a $7,000 check to Warfighter Advance to assist veterans suffering from PTSD. Mark your calendar for this year's Rotary4Vets try-county event on May 23, 2020. Follow us at

3 months ago

Connecting the World - WE ARE ROTARY: Honoring the Rotary International founder, a Paul Harris Fellowship is awarded on the basis of a $1,000 donation to the Rotary International Foundation by or in the name of an Individual. The Rotary Club of Lexington recently presented follow-on Paul Harris pins to Dr. Bob Goldsmith (Top L), Jane Sypher (Top R), Michael Guy (Lower L) and Mac McGarity (Lower R).

3 months ago

Connecting the World - I AM ROTARY: A member of the Rotary Club of Lexington Park, Charles "Chuck" Lancaster, completed a long career as a lead software engineer at the Naval Air Warfare Center - Aircraft Division and followed-on with private industry.

3 months ago

Connecting the World - I AM ROTARY: Lexington Park Rotarian and Past District Governor of Rotary District 7620, Bob Parkinson, lends a hand in transferring food from the 2020 Lexington Park Elementary School Food Drive as part of a joint effort with Feed St, Mary's. Feed St. Mary's is a soon to be fully operational Food Bank for St. Mary's County spearheaded by the Rotary Club's Past President Dr. Linda Lymas. (Photo: Julie Randall)

3 months ago

Connecting the World - I AM ROTARY: Longstanding member of the Rotary Club of Lexington Park, Paula Coxon, works the gate a the U.S. Oyster Festival in St. Mary's County. All festival gate proceeds go towards growing community. For example, Paula also heads up the Club's annual contribution to and direct participation in Christmas in April.

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