Progressive Cheverly


Progressive Cheverly Newsletter

February, 2009


Welcome to the electronic edition of the
Progressive Cheverly Bulletin!

Please submit your events and announcements
for future editions to
bulletin@progressivecheverly.org, or
call Angela at 301-322-7409.

     

    Attorney General Doug Gansler March 5
    Congresswoman Donna Edwards April 2
    *  Become a Member!* 
    Environmental Committee March 19
    47th District Night in Annapolis March 16

     

    PROGRESSIVE CHEVERLY MEETINGS AND EVENTS:

     

    JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP IN PROGRESSIVE CHEVERLY TODAY!

    Support Progressive Cheverly's work in the community by becoming a member.  Dues are just $15.00 per year, per person.  Mail a check to "Progressive Cheverly" today to Craig Tupper, Treasurer, 2332 Belleview Ave., Cheverly, MD  20785, or bring your check or cash to the next meeting!

     

    MARCH GENERAL MEETING

    SPECIAL GUEST:  MARYLAND ATTORNEY GENERAL DOUGLAS GANSLER
    ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

    Thursday, March 5th 8:00 pm
    Business Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.

    Judith P. Hoyer Early Childhood Center
    2300 Belleview Ave, 2nd floor

    All are welcome!  Bring a friend or neighbor.

     

    APRIL GENERAL MEETING

    SPECIAL GUEST:  CONGRESSWOMAN DONNA EDWARDS
    WORKING IN CONGRESS TO RESTORE AMERICA

    Thursday, April 2nd  7:00 p.m.

    Judith P. Hoyer Early Childhood Center Cafeteria
    2300 Belleview Ave

    All are welcome!  Bring a friend or neighbor.  Business meeting will follow at 8:00 p.m.

     

    ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE MEETING

    Thursday, March 19th
    7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    Location TBA

    Help Progressive Cheverly lobby on legislation to reduce greenhouse gases and promote smart growth, take action on the Cheverly Green Infrastructure Plan and the Anacostia Bike Trail, educate the community about energy efficiency, and work with neighboring towns on environmental justice issues.  Everyone is welcome.  Email Madeleine Golde at mtgolde@verizon. net for more information.

     

    CELEBRATE THE LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR
    THE BELOVED COMMUNITY - MAKING THE DREAM A REALITY!

    Sunday, March 29th
    6:30 p.m.
    Home of Joyce and Joel Lang
    6424 Forest Road
    RSVP to
    joycelang@verizon. net or 301-773-2211

    Join the Peace Committee for the second in this series of observations as we read together one of Dr. Martin Luther King's letters, written while in jail. Bring a dish to share for potluck after the reading.   All adults and children are welcome.

     

    PLANT YOUR OWN VEGETABLE GARDEN!

    Progressive Cheverly has helped start Cheverly's own Community Garden at Boyd Park.  There are 29 plots available (4 feet x 20 feet) for a cost of $20 per year, but they are going fast.  Some tools and water will be available on site.  Applications are available at the Town Community Center, and master vegetable gardening classes are being scheduled.  Questions? Call Dave Kneipp at 301-772-3946.

     

    PITCH IN FOR PEACE!

    May is Cheverly's Official Month of Peace.  The Peace Committee needs you to help organize events marking this important designation by the town.   Lend your energy and expertise to planning the calendar of activities and making them successful.  Contact Cheverly's tireless Peace Warrior Joyce Lange at joycelang@verizon. net or call 301-773-2211.

     

    OTHER MEETINGS, EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

     

    COMMUNITY STANDARDS COALITION QUARTERLY MEETING

    Monday, Feb 23rd
    7:00 p.m.
    Landover Christian Church
    6421 Old Landover Rd. Landover (the road behind Cheverly Giant)

    Meet with Ms. Rhoda Washington, Wal-Mart Area Representative, to discuss concerns related community standards agreed upon for the store (hours of operation, safety issues, & general other).

    Contact: Clareen Heikal at ms.clare@verizon. net

     

    PANCAKE DINNER TO SUPPORT CHEVELRY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

    Shrove Tuesday, February 24th
    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Fogle Hall - 3rd floor

    What a bargain!
    adults - $6.00
    children (ages 4-10) - $4.00
    children (ages 0- 3) - Free

     

    COMMUNITY CONVERSATION ON GAZA AND ISRAEL

    Sponsored by Congresswoman Donna Edwards

    Thursday, February 26
    7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Prince George's Community College, Largo Student Center - Rennie Forum

    Expert panelists will include:

  • Am Atallah, New America Foundation

  • Dr. Heather Hanson, Mercy Corps, DC

  • Daniel Levy, New America Foundation

  • Dr. Robert A. Pastor, Center for Democracy and Election Management, Center for North American Studies, American University, School of International Services

  • Mitchell Plitnick, Director, USA Office of B'Tselem

For additional information, please call 202-225-8699

     

    SAVE THE DATE!

    MARYLAND 47TH DISTRICT NIGHT IN ANNAPOLIS

    With Senator David Harrington and Delegates Jolene Ivey, Doyle Niemann and Victor Ramirez

    Monday, March 16th
    6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Miller Senate Building
    President's Conference Center, West I & II
    11 Bladen St., Annapolis, MD 21401

    Information:  Office of Senator David Harrington 301-858-3745

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