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Area Students warmly greeted at the Patriots 14th Annual Youth Summit on Technology

Area Students warmly greeted at the Patriots 14th Annual Youth Summit on Technology

Students were warmly greeted as they entered into Patriots 14th Annual Youth Summit on Technology.   Exhibits lined the hallway giving students a glimpse as to what this exciting day of learning was going to provide.  The day started with a mix a Mix-n-Mingle Breakfast, sponsored by Kim Watson, PEPCO giving students an opportunity to network with presenters, sponsors, and technology professionals. The morning welcome was given by Vice Principal Bruce Edwards, Charles Flowers High School and Thurman D. Jones, Jr., President of the Patriots.  Then it was on to the morning keynote speaker, Captain Clayton Mitchell, Jr., Director, Smart Energy Integration, U.S.

GM Showcases Safety and Style at Fed Ex Field

GM Showcases Safety and Style at Fed Ex Field

On Friday, June 24th, at FedEx Field, 1600 FedEx Way, Landover, Md., over 50 Chevrolet, Buick and GMC model including the award-winning Chevy Volt – will be on site and available for you to view, compare and test drive, all in one place. Chevrolet, Buick and GMC are committed to protecting drivers and passengers before, during and after a crash.

In addition, a professional driver with GMC will simulate the loss of control of a vehicle, so you can see how safety systems like StabiliTrak help keep a car on the road. Chevrolet will also have a crashed Cruze on display, and Buick will show a vehicle cut-away to explain Rollover Mitigation Technology

CycleFest at National Harbor

CycleFest at National Harbor

This information is provided to us by the National Children's Museum:

Summer is here and it’s time to get your bicycle ready for some warm weather fun! 

Saturday, June 25th from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., bring your own bicycles or tricycles for an afternoon of fixing, decorating, and bike riding with the National Children’s Museum, the Alexander Lance Booker Child Safety Foundation, Calleva, Wheels to Africa, and Trails for Youth. Create your own bicycle nameplate; participate in a bicycle rodeo featuring a safety obstacle course with the Prince George’s County Park Police; an obstacle course and a bicycle race with Trails for Youth, bicycle maintenance workshops, and much more! 

Plus, enter a raffle to win a $50 gift card to Revolution Cycles, bicycle-inspired jewelry from Phoenix Bikes, and many more bike related giveaways! Additional activities will also take place at the National Children’s Museum Launch Zone.  

Prince George's County Health & Lifestyle Tour

LARGO, MD-- The Prince George’s County Health Department’s Division of Addictions and Mental Health Services will co-sponsor the Yolanda Adams’ Health and Lifestyle Tour on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Jericho Christian Academy in Landover from 12:00pm – 5:00pm.

Award winning gospel artist Yolanda Adams is the force behind this fun-filled day of live performances by gospel artists, health screenings and health education. Workshops will be held during the event to provide information on substance abuse and other subjects to 1000+ individuals expected to attend.

 

 

 

Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival at National Harbor!

Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival at National Harbor!

Join hundreds at the National Harbor, Friday June 17th and Saturday June 18th   for beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin', cigar smokin', and barbeque eatin'. Your admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an all-you-care-to-taste sampling of beer and bourbon.

Enjoy the great barbeque selection – pulled pork from whole hogs, ribs, brisket, chickens, sausages and any fixin’ you could imagine.  They keep the portions heavy and the prices low all while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and LIVE rock and blues music all day.

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Tee-Off US Open Week at BlackFinn Bethesda

Tee-Off US Open Week at BlackFinn Bethesda

Before the first tee shot at Congressional takes place, several of the US Open's biggest stars will converge on BlackFinn American Saloon to raise money for Caddy for a Cure.

This non profit is a unique charity that donates 100% of its proceeds to other charities while providing an ultimate in-golf experience – the opportunity to caddy for a PGA or LPGA professional during a practice or Pro-Am round of an official PGA or LPGA Tour event.

2011 National Memorial Day Parade

2011 National Memorial Day Parade

The National Memorial Day Parade will be held Monday, May 30, at 2:00 p.m. Before the parade stasrts there will be musical performances and ceremones at 1:00 p.m. held at the National Archives. The parade begins at the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street and will travel along Constitution. Check out the entire parade route.