Saturday, August 17, 2013

Job Opportunities!

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Shop For Your New Career at Tanger
Stop by to meet with representatives from Tanger Outlets and their brand-name retailers and learn about positions at this top-of-the-line new outlet center. Many full-time and part-time positions available.
Tuesday, September 17, 11am-6pm
Wednesday, September 18, 4pm-7pm
Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex
7007 Bock Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744 

Thursday, August 15, 2013

CALLING ALL DELTAS, Family and Friends

50th Anniversary March on Washington DC PGCAC Walkers
The 50th Anniversary of the Walk on Washington will take place on August 24.  We will walk as a chapter to commemorate this historic event.  Sorors are encouraged to take Metrorail to the Lincoln Memorial, with the closest stop being Foggy Bottom-GWU.  Information regarding the Blue Line and Orange Line routes follows:
  • Plan to meet at the Largo Town Center Metro (Blue Line) at 6:45 a.m. for the 6:54 a.m. train which will arrive at Foggy Bottom at 7:27 a.m.
  • Another group of Sorors will meet at New Carrollton Metro (Orange Line) at 6:45 a.m. for a 7:00 a.m. departure and 7:32 a.m. arrival at Foggy Bottom. 
We will proceed to the Lincoln Memorial under the PGCAC banner at 7:35 a.m. Sorors are encouraged to wear a red Delta top and white bottom to distinguish you as PGCAC Walkers. Friends and family are invited to participate in this historic march.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Were YOU there?

Were you or someone you know, a part of the March on Washing in 1963?
If so, Please attend the press conference and Rally on August 20, 2013 at 10:30 am at the County Administration Building ( CAB Bldg) 14741 Governor Oden Drive Upper Marlboro MD 20772  Also there will be an update of the march event.
For more information call Prince George's County NAACP at  240 619 5418 or  267 987 4817  Email

Please include me on your email:

Saturday, August 10, 2013

The County Fair is COMING to TOWN!

Some of you may not know that Prince George's County has one of the oldest running County Fairs in Maryland.  Here is information about the upcoming Fair in September:

 Welcome to our Fair --- September 5-8, 2013

Friends and neighbors, join us at the County Fair. Everyone is welcome to get into the fun and festivities. There are plenty of things to see and just as many things to do.

And, on Sunday, September 8, we are having "Military Appreciation Day". All active duty military and their families will be admitted to the Fair for FREE. More info can be found at Military Day.

DayDateTime of Operation
ThursdaySeptember 5400PM - 1000PM
FridaySeptember 6500PM - 1100PM
SaturdaySeptember 71100AM - 1100PM
SundaySeptember 81100AM - 600PM
Carnival Train

See our FAIR SCHEDULE for all the activities and the times for each one.

If your little one is three-years-old or younger, you might consider entering them in the BEAUTIFUL BABY CONTEST.

And don't forget the CARNIVAL, where your family can enjoy the rides or maybe play a game and win a prize.

Ticket TypeAdmission Price
Age 12 and over$ 6.00
Ages 6 to 11$ 5.00
Age 5 and underFREE!!

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Going Green/Rebates for Stormwater Management

In case you haven't heard the County's new Rain Check Rebate program website is up with a lot of good information. 

Rebates are available for homeowners and non-profit organizations in PG County who install:
  • Cisterns
  • Rain barrels
  • Pavement removal
  • Permeable pavers
  • Green roofs
  • Rain gardens 
  • Urban trees
There are also grants available for the installation of stormwater BMPs for non-profit or not-for-profit organizations. It is a competitive grants program subject to funding. Would be good to think about low-hanging fruit from the Green Infrastructure Plan or on the City's to do list and be in the running early for these funds.
Mount Rainier residents are encouraged to check out the website, but also to take advantage of what we already do to preserve our planet!

Thursday, August 01, 2013

STUDENTS Kindergarten through 12th Grade MUST have 2 MUMPS and RUBELLA Vaccines!

IMPORTANT: Immunization regulations in Maryland have changed for the 2013-2014 school year. As a result, all Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) students enrolled in kindergarten through Grade 12 must have received two Mumps and Rubella vaccines prior to the start of school on August 19. Most students in the United States already receive two doses of this vaccine in the form of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine; however, some foreign-born students receive these vaccinations separately.

Mumps and Rubella are serious diseases. Mumps can cause deafness and meningitis (an infection of the brain and spinal cord). Rubella (German Measles), if contracted while pregnant, can lead to a miscarriage or serious birth defects. Both Mumps and Rubella are airborne diseases, therefore easily contracted by simply being near someone who already is infected.

Parents are encouraged to check their child’s health record to ensure he or she m...eets the new state requirements. If the current immunization form on record does not include this second MMR vaccine, please provide proof of immunization by submitting an updated immunization form or a note from your child’s doctor on his/her letterhead to school. Some health insurance plans offer an electronic copy of the immunization form that can be submitted to school staff.

Parents should contact their child’s primary care provider if they have any questions. For those families without health insurance, contact the Division of Maternal and Child Health Immunization Program at the Prince George’s County Health Department at 301.583.3300 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 301.583.3300 FREE  end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

Free immunizations are available for children without health insurance for Prince George's County residents. Appointments MUST be scheduled in advance by calling the Prince George's Health Department at 301.583.3300 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 301.583.3300 FREE  end_of_the_skype_highlighting. Immunization clinic locations include:

Cheverly Health Clinic
3003 Hospital Drive
Cheverly, MD 20785
HOURS: M, Tu, Th, Fri.
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Clinton Health Clinic
9314 Piscataway Road
Clinton, MD 20735
HOURS: First and third Wednesday of every month (unless it falls on a holiday)
8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

After August 5, the Cheverly Health Clinic’s hours of service will change to Mondays from 12:30-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. and Fridays 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. After August 5, the Clinton Clinic will provide immunization service on August 7th and 21st from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Up to date immunizations are a requirement for entry into school. Maryland State immunizations regulations have changed for the 2013-14 school year. When school begins on August 19 all students enrolled in grades K through 12 must have two Mumps and Rubella doses.