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Keep Prince George’s County Beautiful Affiliate to be Honored

Keep Prince George’s County Beautiful Affiliate to be Honored

 

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On Tuesday, November 8, Keep Prince George’s County Beautiful announced that one of its affiliate organizations, Save the World! (STW) Environmental Club comprised of students in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades from Calverton Elementary School in Beltsville, will be honored this fall at the 58th annual Keep America Beautiful National Conference (KAB) in New Orleans.  STW won first place nationally in the waste reduction/recycling category for its implementation of a comprehensive paper recycling program for more than 800 students that provides every classroom with its own recycling bin and examines every bin on a weekly basis to ensure compliance. 

Takoma Park Boy Scout Troop Earns Distinguished Award

Takoma Park Boy Scout Troop Earns Distinguished Award

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 Fewer than 5 percent of America’s Boy Scouts ever rise to Scouting’s Highest Rank of Eagle Scout – and those that attain that high goal usually don’t qualify until they near their 18th birthdays.

Giving Thanks and Giving Back: 2011 Horton Kids Cocktails and Crooners

Giving Thanks and Giving Back: 2011 Horton Kids Cocktails and Crooners

November 3, 2011-- Washington, DC.  Thursday night in Washington was all about giving back and giving thanks at the House of Sweden at the "Horton's Kids 2011 Give Thanks Give Back Fundraiser:  Cocktails & Crooners" in Georgetown.  It’s held each year to thank the many volunteer tutors, mentors, board members, and supporters who help enrich the lives of kids that reside in Ward 8 in Washington.

Horton’s Kids is a 501(c)3 mission is to educate and empower the children of Washington, DC’s Ward 8 by providing comprehensive, direct services which improve the quality of their daily lives and nurture their desire and ability to succeed. These services include tutoring and mentoring along with a host of other wrap around services benefiting children the Anacostia neighborhood.

Annual Thanksgiving Parade in Silver Spring

Annual Thanksgiving Parade in Silver Spring

 

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Bowie Selects a Deputy Chief

Bowie Selects a Deputy Chief

 

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City Manager David J. Deutsch announced today that Dwayne A. Preston will become Deputy Chief of the Bowie Police Department, after 21 years with the Prince George’s County Police Department.