happy-memorial-day-clipart-memorial-day-flagTown Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 29th10:00 a.m.

at the Town Hall—14211 School Lane

Be sure NOT to miss the Town’s Annual Memorial Day Ceremony this year.

Come and hear guest speakers share their fascinating stories of their tours of duty while in the military. Below is the agenda:

  • Welcome & Introduction of Guests: President James Storey- Oath of Allegiance
  • Presentation of Colors:  Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC.
  • National Anthem
  • Placement of Wreath: Police Chief Calvin Washington (U.S. Navy vet)
  • Guest Speaker:  U.S. Marine Corps (ret.) Jim Benson- History of 20-21st Century Warfare
  • Speaker: President James Storey (U.S. Air Force ret.)-  An Odyssey; Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 
  • Taps: John Roberts (Trumpet, FDHS Band)
  • Retirement of the Colors / “God Bless America”: end of Formal Ceremony
  • Social Hour inside Town Hall: Light Refreshments

We will also have music, delicious food & beverages—and of course, good old fashioned comradery with new and old friends. So please, drop by and join us—as we honor those who served, and are currently serving, in the United States Armed Forces.

The Town Office will be CLOSED for business on Memorial Day and repon on Tuesday May 31st at 9am.

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The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System and Darnell’s Chance House Museum is sponsoring Kid’s Passport to Maryland History

When: Saturday April 29th, 2017 11am-3pm

Where: Darnall’s Chance House Museum 14800 Governor Oden Bowie Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

What: Join us at Darnall’s Chance in Upper Marlboro for Prince George’s County Memorial Library System Kid’s Passport to Maryland History, to travel through Maryland history! Fill up your “passport” with crafts and activities for school-aged children, and become a Junior Maryland Historian. Info Contact (301) 952-8010

 

 

 

 

The CSA 23 Leadership Council presents a Financial Seminar for High School students on Saturday, April 29, 2017 2pm-4pm.

The seminar is FREE and will be led by a team of qualified representatives from one of our Upper Marlboro local banks. The information will cover real life experiences, practical decision making situations, lots of up-to-date information about money and being good stewards of your finances. Parents of the students are also welcome to attend. Refreshments and snacks will be served.

2017 Financial_Seminar_Registration_Consent_Form

 

*** All interested students must make a reservation by emailing your Name, Address, Grade Level and Contact information to CSA23LC@gmail.com no later than Thursday, April 27, 2017. ***

Marlborough Day Committee Interest Meeting

Thursday April 27, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Trinity Church 14515 Church St, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

We are seeking input and interested volunteers to begin organizing Marlboro Day 2018, looking for people to help with the below categories:

  • Parade Organization
  • Vendors
  • Games/Activities
  • Community Groups Booths
  • Historic Re-Enactments
  • State, County, Local Government agencies booths

If you are interested in helping with Marlborough Day 2018 come to this meeting or email: md2010@MarlboroughDay.org

For information contact md2010@MarlboroughDay.org

The “Marlboro Mustangs” Boys & Girls Club has registration open until March 15th for it’s Spring 2017 Sports Season for the below sports:

 

– JR. PEEWEE SPRING SOCCER AGES 3 TO 4
– SPRING COUNTY SOCCER
– SPRING FLAG FOOTBALL
– SPRING TEE BALL
– SPRING BASEBALL
– SPRING LACROSSE AGES 7 TO 14

For info/to register visit http://www.mbgc.org/home

The Greater Upper Marlboro CERT Team will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday March 11, 2017 at 9am at the Upper Marlboro Town Hall 14211 School Lane Upper Marlboro MD 20772. Please come out to support the team and, share your ideas and talents….There will be a brief training on “size up” and “damage assessment.”

All are welcome to attend, questions can be sent to CERT@UpperMarlboroMD.gov 

Meeting Agenda: Agenda March 11, 2017

UMPD Chief Michael Gonnella Retirement: Chief Gonnella has officially retired from the Upper Marlboro Police Department as of Tuesday February 28, 2017 after over 12 years of dedicated service as the Town’s Police Chief. The Board of Town Commissioners presented Chief with Resolution 2017-00 thanking him for his years of service as the Town’s Police Chief, and a small retirement reception has held at Town Hall later in the afternoon. The Town wishes him well on his retirement! UMPD Sgt. Washington is currently the Town’s Interim Police Chief.

Email from Tameka Jackson, Dr. Henry A .Wise High School Football Team Liaison . . .

This year, the Wise Boy’s Football Team has once again clenched the Maryland 4A State Championship.  (Back 2 Back)(28-0)

Our football players are recognized as such stellar athletes, that they each have been offered some form of college scholarships, and/or, preparatory school.
We had 12 seniors starting:  Nine (9) will receive scholarship funding. One (1) to the military and the other 2 will be following dreams while still attending school. 

The football team comes with great achievements. Wise Football Team is 28-0, Coach DaLawn Parrish: 106-30 , 3 State Championship, 5 Finals appearances, 6 Regional Championship, 6 County Championships, and 9 straight Playoff Appearances out of 11 years of existence. With 10 senior classes Wise has put over 95 kids in college from D1- Preparatory School.

This year, we are once again working to secure funds to purchase State Championship Rings for each of this year’s football players, in appreciation for their significant athletic accomplishment.

We hope to show how much their achievements are appreciated by you, the community.
We are asking for any assistance you can provide, whether financial, and/or, by spreading the word through community support for assistance in securing donations in support of this worthy cause.

Mr. Willima Jones, School Accountant

Dr Henry A Wise High School

301-780-2100

 

Columbia Air Center– 16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro MD

Located just outside the Town of Upper Marlboro, the first African-American owned and operated airfield in Maryland, if not the nation, was licensed in 1941 by John W. Greene, Jr., a pioneer in black aviation. He was instrumental in developing the airfield originally called Riverside Field. Occupied by the U.S. Navy during World War II, the airfield reopened as Columbia Air Center, offering a flying school, charter services and maintenance shop. The first African-American Civil Air Patrol Squadron in the Washington, D.C. area was formed here. The site is located within Patuxent River Park which is owned and operated by The Maryland-National Park and Planning Commission. This site is currently used for agricultural purposes and none of the buildings or runways that once stood on the site are extant; interpretive signage tells the story of the historic airport and provides a map of the airfield when it was in use.
*Information provided by MNCPPC http://history.pgparks.com/sites_an…/Columbia_Air_Center.htmCAC

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 6 – 8 pm

Join us as we celebrate Gospel music’s contributions to black history with performances from local church choirs and dancers. Refreshments will be served.

Free! — All ages welcome

Hillcrest Heights Community Center
2300 Oxon Run Drive, Temple Hills 20748

301-505-0896; TTY 301-699-2544