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Annual “Heat’s On – Water’s Off” Project Proving Free Heating and Plumbing Inspections to Elderly

On Saturday, September 25, 2010, the Annual “Heats On – Waters Off” project will provide preventive maintenance to heating and plumbing equipment for the elderly and the disabled who may have difficulty paying for such services.  Twenty-five homeowners that may have inefficient, faulty or hazardous equipment will be assisted in this one-day project.

Every year since 1998, the Mechanical Contractors Association of Metropolitan Washington, Plumbers Local 5 and Steamfitters Local 602 have sponsored the “Heat’s On – Water’s Off” workday in Prince George’s County.  The idea is to donate materials and expert volunteer services to help needy senior citizens make their homes ready for winter by repairing or replacing heating, plumbing and other mechanical equipment.

Your Blood Can Get You a Free Redskins Ticket

Washington Redskins

Blood Drive!

Friday, October 1st, 2010

10:00am – 6:00pm

Holiday Inn Capitol- Washington DC

550 C Street SW

Discovery Room l & ll

Appointments are required.  All blood donors will receive 0ne (1) Redskin regular season game ticket to an upcoming game at FedEx Field.

           Please visit https://www.membersforlife.org/rccm/bdc/login.phpClick “Donors Login Here” and enter Sponsor Code 7099

          or call 1-800-RED CROSS to schedule your life-saving donation!


County Executive Challenges Mayor of Arlington, TX Prior to Redskins-Cowboys Game

Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson is offering a friendly challenge to Mayor Robert Cluck of Arlington, Texas to kick off the 2010 Redskins Week activities.  The two will talk via conference call on the field at FedEx Field this morning.

Redskins Week is launched via OFFICIAL PROCLAMATIONS in Prince George’s County, Md., Washington, D.C., and Loudoun County, Va., as well as Fairfax County, VA and Montgomery County, MD. 

Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty and Loudoun County Chairman Scott K. York will hold separate press conferences at 10 a.m. at FedExField, 1:30 pm at Powell Elementary School in DC, and at the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Meeting in Leesburg at 6:30 p.m. to announce the official proclamations, and each will issue a friendly wager on the outcome of the game with their counterparts in Texas.

Giant Food of Landover and the Baltimore Ravens Team Up

Talk about teamwork! Giant Food and the Baltimore Ravens have come together for a magnificent cause.

The Ravens named Giant Food their official supermarket partner as the two organizations begin a season-long campaign giving back to the Maryland Food Bank.

Giant will support the team’s annual “Ravens Family Food Drive” at Baltimore-area stores from November 7 to November 28; leading up to the November 28 Giant Food Game Day Sponsorship at M&T Bank Stadium when the Ravens host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 

The Ravens and Giant hope to donate more than 40,000 pounds of non-perishable food items to the Maryland Food Bank, but that's not all: Giant and the Ravens will also team up to support community events including breast cancer awareness and prevention efforts in the month of October.