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Prince George's Community College Job Fair

Prince George's Community College Job Fair

Looking for a Job or a New Career?

Area employers will accept resumes and offer career advice 

On Thursday, November 3rd from noon-2 p.m., at the Prince George's Community College, Washington metropolitan area companies and government agencies will be recruiting potential employees for job opportunities and accepting resumes at Prince George’s Community College’s annual Career Fair. Participating employers include Maryland Transportation Authority Police, United States Secret Service, Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, United States Army, SunTrust Bank and Prince George's County Office of Human Resource Management.

Address: Largo Student Center ,301 Largo Road, Largo, MD 20774 

The Washington Humane Society Adoption Events

The Washington Humane Society Adoption Events

The Washington Humane Society has several adoption events coming up! Here is a listing of all of the events through October:

Saturday, October 22, 12-4pm
National Pit Bull Awareness Day 
Perfect Pet Resort in Lothian
840 West Bay Front Rd, Rt. 258, Lothian, MD
WHS will be participating for the first time in a National Pit Bull Awareness Day festival in Lothian with other shelters and pit bull-focused rescues by bringing adoptable dogs and promoting adoption of pit bulls.

Sunday, October 23,12-2pm
Big Bad Woof in Takoma Park
117 Carroll Street NW, Washington, DC
Adoptable dogs and a sweet foster cat will be at this eco-conscious pet shop to look for their future families!

2011 National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

 

The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation announce today the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. (EST), on the Ellipse in Washington, D.C.   Tickets for the event will be awarded via an online lottery system, providing the general public a chance to obtain free tickets to the ceremony.  

 

Prince George’s County Police Holds Car Seat Check-up

Prince George’s County Police Holds Car Seat Check-up

 

The following information was sent to us by Kimberlee Williams:

 

The Prince George’s County Police Department, in partnership with the Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union, will hold its third car seat check-up on Saturday, October 22, 2011, at 15201 Hall Road, Bowie, Maryland 20721.  The car seat check-up is free and open to the public.

Car seat check-ups held over the past two months have supported national statistics published by the National Highway Safety Administration that 75%, or 3 out of 4, Maryland parents or caretakers install or use car vehicle restraints improperly. A car seat check-up performed in Laurel just two months ago revealed a 93% misuse, and just last month in Mount Rainier, the rate of misuse was 81%.  

Prince George’s County Will Sponsor a Free Document Shredding Event

Prince George’s County Will Sponsor a Free Document Shredding Event

 

The following notice was sent to us by Carol Terry:

 

With identity theft on the rise, The Prince George’s County Department of Environmental Resources (DER) invites County citizens and residents to participate in a free Document Shredding Event on Saturday, November 5, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oxon Hill High School located at 6701 Leyte Drive in Oxon Hill.  Residents may bring up to five tall kitchen bags or five archive boxes filled with documents to be shredded by mobile trucks from Cintas Document Management and then recycled.

Taste of DC - October 8, 9, & 10

Taste of DC - October 8, 9, & 10

 

FOODIE-ISMS OFFICIAL Q & A: STEUART MARTENS, TASTE OF DC

1) What was the impetus behind bringing back the Taste of DC? Was it for the food? For the business venture? For the social aspect?

PGPD to Hold Chief’s Quarterly Awards Ceremony

PGPD to Hold Chief’s Quarterly Awards Ceremony

The Following Information was sent to us by the Prince George's County Police Department:

The Prince George’s County Police Department will host a Quarterly Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, October 4, 2011.  Chief Mark A. Magaw will be recognizing over 90 police officers, civilian employees, and community members for their commitment to crime reduction and public safety.

Highlights include an off-duty Prince George’s County Police Officer who, while vacationing in Florida, rescued a young boy that was drowning and two officers whose quick and decisive actions saved several citizens from an apartment fire.

Who:               County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III