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County to Celebrate Recycling Awareness Week Next Week

From Montgomery County: 

 

Monday, May 23; Tuesday, May 24; Wednesday, May 25; Friday, May 27

School Recycling Assemblies

The “Magic of Recycling” show, an interactive educational program on recycling and saving natural resources, will be presented to hundreds of school students in public and private schools during Recycling Awareness Week.  Magic of Recycling helps educate students and staff about the benefits of recycling, motivate them to participate in the County’s recycling program and increase the amount of materials recycled in the County.  

Tomorrow: Annual Youth Summit On Technology!

Tomorrow: Annual Youth Summit On Technology!

 Date:      Saturday, May 7, 2011 

Time:     7:30am-4pm
Where:  Charles H. Flowers High School

                10001 Ardwick-Ardmore Road

                Springdale, MD  20774


The 14th Annual Youth Summit on Technology is sponsored by the Patriots and Chairman and co-partner Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker.   Mr. Baker will also be the keynote speaker at our luncheon activity and will emcee the Patro-Tech Game Show/Social Media Jeopardy. 

Morning Sessions:

Upcounty Regional Services Center Hosts Community Conversation

From Montgomery County:

 

          The Montgomery County Upcounty Regional Services Center will host a Community Conversation about health and quality of life issues on Wednesday, May 11 from 7 to 9 p.m.  The center is located at 12900 Middlebrook Rd., Germantown.  Attendees will have an opportunity to share their views about how their community can be a healthier place to live.

It's Not Too Late to Be on a Team to Win a Laptop

It's Not Too Late to Be on a Team to Win a Laptop

14th ANNUAL YOUTH SUMMIT ON TECHNOLOGY

Date:     Saturday, May 7, 2011 

Time:      7:30am-4pm

Where:    Charles H. Flowers High School

              10001 Ardwick-Ardmore Road

              Springdale, MD  20774

Opening Doors for High School Girls

According to a report published by the National Center for Women & Information Technology, the number of women holding computer-related jobs peaked at 36% in 1991. It’s been in decline ever since. Considering how technology-dependent our society has become, that spells bad news. It’s especially concerning for an area filled with companies that deliver cutting edge products and services to the Federal government.

So how, then, do we turn this trend around and encourage young women to go into technical fields? Enter the Girls in Technology Mentor-Protégé program.

Girls in Technology helps high school girls develop skills needed to architect an academic and professional future in technology. It’s a volunteer organization that relies on the generosity of corporate sponsorships.

Public Invited to Dedication of Damascus Skate Park

From the Office of Public Information for Montgomery County:

A public ceremony dedicating the new skate park at the Damascus Community Center will be held on Friday, April 15 at 4 p.m.  The center is located at 25520 Oak Drive, Damascus.

            The park, called Ryan’s Inspiration Skate Park, is being dedicated to Ryan Didone, the son of Montgomery County Police Captain Thomas Didone.  Ryan was a sophomore at Damascus High School when he died in 2008 in a car accident at the age of 15.  Capt. Didone has been actively involved in an effort to ensure that the skate park was built.  The Didone family donated the funds to pay for materials for the park and the Damascus Lions Club will be responsible for maintaining the skate park. 

Computer Building Competition -- 14th Annual Youth Summit on Technology

Computer Building Competition -- 14th Annual Youth Summit on Technology

                                

                                           *****BRING YOUR TEAM OF 4 TO WIN LAPTOP COMPUTERS*****

10:00am -12:00noon   Saturday, April 16th & April 30th

Charles Flowers High School

10001 Ardwick-Ardmore Road.

Springdale, MD  20774