ELLYNNE EN POINTE - Last man standing

Republican Charles “Sam” Faddis, of Davidsonville has decided to run against Steny Hoyer for the Fifth Congressional District seat in 2016. Mr. Faddis served for 20 years in the CIA as an Operations Officer. The 2014 election replaced Democrats in the offices above Hoyer—Republican Larry Hogan defeated the established O’Malley/Brown team, and below him Republican Deb Rey won John Bohanan’s seat. To assist with his campaign to take down the number 2 Democrat in the House, you may contact or visit

His hat’s in the ring

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky is the second major Republican to announce his candidacy for the 2016 Presidential race, running on the slogan, “Defeat the Washington Machine. Unleash the American Dream.”

The RED MD March Poll is open until 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 8. There are questions about the potential US Senate Primary, the Presidential Primary, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and more. To participate, contact

GOP events
The St. Mary’s County Republican Club, Greg Sauter, President, meets Thursday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Stoney’s Clarke’s Landing Restaurant. Guest speakers include Senator Steve Waugh, and delegates Matt Morgan, Deb Rey, and Tony O’Donnell.

A St. Mary’s County Republican Central Committee Belk Charity Day is scheduled for Saturday, May 2 from 6 to 10 a.m. This is a private sale. Purchase a $5 ticket to receive 15 to 70 percent off purchases storewide. For more information you may contact SMC RCC Chair Julie Burk-Greer at 301-475-8709.

The Maryland Federation of Republican Women will host a special Luncheon honoring Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan, Thursday, May 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Westin Annapolis Hotel. Tickets are $58 per person and parking is complimentary. This will be a plated three-course luncheon with silent and live auctions. You may RSVP to 410-798-8131, or to, or online at

Events around town
Director Michelle Freire sends a reminder that Newtowne Players auditions for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will be held Wednesday April 8 at 7 p.m. and Friday, April 10 at 7 p.m. at the Three Notch Theatre in Lexington Park. Callbacks will be held on Saturday, April 11 at 11 a.m. You may contact for more information.

Historic St. Mary’s City invites you to a free lecture in the Visitor Center Auditorium Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m. Stuart Peachy, an expert in 17th century rural life, will speak on the topic, “The Land They Left Behind” and will reveal food, drink, and society of England that St. Mary’s settlers knew.  For more information you may contact (290)895-4990 or

Also at HSMC, will be the Little Explorers Event scheduled for Wednesday, April 15. Those attending will meet at10 a.m. at the Gift Shop at Farthing’s Ordinary. The event is for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years of age, and accompanying adults. The group meets from 10 to 11 a.m. Tickets are $4 per child for non-members; $3 per child for Friends members. Accompanying adults are admitted free. For more information you may call 240-895-4980.

A special weekend commemorating the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination will be held at the Dr. Mudd House and Museum in Charles County. The Museum has invited Patrick Burke and his team to participate in this historic event. Patrick will be presenting evidence and selling his latest book, Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg, Saturday and Sunday, April 18 and 19.  Hours on Saturday are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  After 7 p.m., when the House is closed to the public, Patrick and his team will take groups inside for limited paranormal investigations. The cost for the daytime ghost walks is $5 per car; House tours are $8 per person. Nighttime tours are $10 per person.  For more information you may contact, or 1-800-766-3386. You may also contact for more details.

Father Andrew White (FAW) School holds its 7th annual Spring Social, “Pirates of the Chesapeake” Saturday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the FAW Gymnasium. Tickets are $30 each, $40 after April 10. There will be beer, wine, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and an event glass, with entertainment by DJ Scram. There will also be live and silent auctions, raffles, door prizes. You must be at least 21 years of age to attend. For more information you may contact

The Twin Beach Players in Calvert County are holding the 10th annual Kids’ Playwriting contest. This competition is open to all Maryland school-age children. For entry forms, you may access, under the tab “our shows” 10th annual Kid’s Playwriting Festival.

Ellynne is a former member and Recording Secretary of the St. Mary’s County Republican Central Committee, 2010-3014.

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