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Coach and Vera Bradley BINGO

Get a leg up on your fall fashion by winning an authentic COACH™ or Vera Bradley purse on August 21at the Greenbelt Fire Department.

Prizes include a variety of authentic COACH™ and Vera Bradley products to include handbags, wristlets, totes, wallets and more! All proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund.

The fundraiser starts at 2pm and doors open at 1pm. Tickets are $18.

Is Your Daughter a Princess?

The Miss Greenbelt Organization presents the Greenbelt Princess Program!

Each princess (ages 2-6) will be matched with a Miss Greenbelt contestant in this program created to enhance leadership, mentorship, and fellowship.

All Miss Greenbelt Princesses will receive a tiara, a sash, appearance onstage at the Pageant, and her picture on the Miss Greenbelt website.

The opportunity to become a Miss Greenbelt Princess is $50 per Princess. All proceeds benefit the Miss Greenbelt Scholarship Fund.

To register, please visit:  www.missgreenbelt.com.

Greenbelt Forest Pumpkin Walk

Saturday, October 23, Greenbelt’s Northway Woods will be lit for one half-mile with hundreds of Jack-o-lanterns.

This 20 year tradition was created to preserve the forest, (which is one of Greenbelt’s most original designs) and to raise awareness of the beautiful trails and greens to the community.

Thanks to sponsors and active members of the community, the gorgeous pumpkins are set out on the trail at 5pm for the event.  After the event, people may retrieve their pumpkins, take home pumpkins donated by sponsors, and the rest will be composited.

Did I mention there will be free apple cider and hot cocoa? 

Please bring your own mug, cup, or thermos to savor this delicious treat and warm up while you walk the trail.

The day before the walk, there is a free carving day for the festival from 4-8pm outside the Roosevelt Center at the intersection of Crescent Road and Gardenway Road in Greenbelt MD.  The carving day includes performan

Greenbelt Technology Fair

On Wednesday,  October 20 and Thursday, October 21, Professional Products, Inc. will bring their annual technology fair to Martin’s Crosswinds.

The event features equipment exhibitions from a large number of manufacturers, as well as demonstrations of the latest camera and display technologies. It will include a professionally lit camera set and video projector display area.

Admission is free and registration is available through PPI’s website, www.professionalproducts.com.


Prince George's County Track Club Wins Big at AAU Jr. Olympics

Track Express Track Club (TETC), Prince George County's finest track club has been competing in the AAU Jr. Olympics track meets for over 15 years, breaking records and winning a number of gold medals year after year.

This year, it is no different in Norfolk, VA, with member, Rashad Manning breaking the record in the Javelin Throw for the youth boys. He also won the gold in the Discus and silver in the Shot put.

Woman Drives Benz Into Church

BELTSVILLE, Md.   "I think the Lord it wasn't on a Sunday," said  Michael Ajayi, pastor the church a woman just plowed her car through.

Had it been a Sunday, the woman who rammed her s 500 Benz straight through the brick wall of the Life Application Apostolic Bible church,  could have hurt parishioners.
The car landed right where they sit on Sunday.

Ajayi said, "This is tragic event.  Thank the Lord no one was hurt. Property can be replaced."

The driver is a 47 year old patient at the Metropolitan cardiovascular consultants where she was headed.

Venita, a worker there said the woman said she just couldn't stop.    Venita said  she's thankful the car barreled in the other direction, "I was sitting right there.  She's blessed.  We're blessed  everybody is OK."

It appears the driver stepped on the accelerator, instead of the brake. Police have a bit of advice for people who might be in a hurry behind the wheel.