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PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE GRANT RECIPIENTS FOR BREAKFAST IN THE CLASSROOM

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE GRANT RECIPIENTS FOR BREAKFAST IN THE CLASSROOM

One of Five Major School Districts to Share in $3 Million Walmart Foundation Grant

and Benefit from Hunger, Nutrition and Education Experts

Washington, DC (January 13, 2011) – Four leading hunger, nutrition and education nonprofit organizations have selected Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland as a grant recipient for Breakfast in the Classroom, a new project funded by the Walmart Foundation.  Through the $3 million initiative, the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), National Association of Elementary School Principals Foundation, National Education Association Health Information Network, and School Nutrition Foundation – collectively known as Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom – aim to increase breakfast consumption among schoolchildren and spark the academic and nutritional gains associated with the morning meal.

Fire Fatality Sparks Community-Based Campaign

Fire Fatality Sparks Community-Based Campaign

For the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department this tragic incident was the first fire of calendar year 2011, the first fire fatality and the first civilian death experienced by a recently appointed Acting Chief of the Department.

Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department....A Year in Giving

Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department....A Year in Giving

The men and women; career, civilian and volunteer, of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department have been sharing festive and joyous moments during this Holiday Season with our citizens, residents and visitors.

26th Annual Prince George’s County Public Safety Christmas Food Basket Event a Huge Success!

26th Annual Prince George’s County Public Safety Christmas Food Basket Event a Huge Success!

This story comes to us from the Prince George's County Police Department:

Safeway ‘Neediest Kids Funds Drive’ until January 1, 2011

Safeway ‘Neediest Kids Funds Drive’ until January 1, 2011

Stop by any Washington or Baltimore area Safeway store throughout the 2010 Holiday Season and please make a donation at check out to support Neediest Kids.

Neediest Kids works with these area school systems:

Washington, D.C:

-Archdiocese of Washington

-D.C. Public and Public Charter Schools

Maryland:

-Frederick County Public Schools

-Montgomery County Public Schools

-Prince George's County Public Schools

Virginia:

-Alexandria City Public Schools

-Arlington County Public Schools

-Fairfax County Public Schools

-Loudoun County Public Schools

Neediest Kids works with the schools systems in the Greater Washington Area to ensure students have access to basic necessities to stay in school and thrive. Schools depend on Neediest Kids to provide funds to purchase what is needed most for their students to attend class and to be ready to learn:

Greenbelt Business Selected for Pepsi Refresh Grant Competition--Needs Your Vote!

Greenbelt Business Selected for Pepsi Refresh Grant Competition--Needs Your Vote!

College and Career Pathways, Inc. (CCP), a nonprofit college access and career exploration organization serving students in the DC metropolitan area, has been selected to participate in the Pepsi Refresh $250,000 Grant Competition for the month of December, and THEY NEED YOUR VOTE!

Pepsi selects a little over 1000 organizations worldwide to participate in the contest each month. The two organizations with the most votes win a $250,000 grant to continue their work in the community. Individuals can register and subsequently vote at http://www.refresheverything.com/collegeandcareerpathways.

The Prince George's County Public Safety Assistance Program's 26th Annual Food Basket Breakfast

The Prince George's County Public Safety Assistance Program's 26th Annual Food Basket Breakfast

For the 26th consecutive year, the combined public safety agencies of Prince George’s County will gather to fill food baskets to be delivered to needy families. Personnel from the Fire/EMS Department, Police Department, Department of Corrections, Public Safety Communications, Office of Homeland Security and Office of the Sheriff will gather to fill and deliver 3,000 food baskets. Agency heads will lead by example as they start the process of filling the baskets.

  Monday, December 20, 2010

• The day will start with a "Hearty Fireman's Breakfast" at 7:30 AM. This is the BEST BREAKFAST in town!!