Progressive Cheverly

Progressive Cheverly Newsletter

October, 2008

Welcome to the electronic edition of the
Progressive Cheverly Bulletin!

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


Progressive Cheverly November General Meeting

Post-Election Potluck!

Thursday, November 6th, 7:00 pm
Judith P. Hoyer Early Childhood Center, 2300 Belleview Ave. 

Socializing and discussion of election.  Some fun surprises.  Bring a dish to share.  Beverages provided.
Please bring canned goods or other non-perishables for donation to a local food bank.  Demands on food banks have grown dramatically in recent months.


Progressive Cheverly December General Meeting

Getting to zero waste!  Can it be done?  What innovators are doing.

Special Guest:  Neil Seldman, President, Institute for Local Self Reliance

Thursday, December 4th, 7:00 pm 
Judith P. Hoyer Early Childhood Center, 2300 Belleview Ave.
More info:


General Assembly Committee Meeting

Thursday, November 13, 7:30 pm
Home of Lisa Stand, 2309 Belleview Avenue (directly across the street from Hoyer School)

Help recruit issue leaders, work with our legislators before and during the upcoming General Assembly session, and plan for our annual town-wide legislative forum.  All are welcome. Email for information.


Cheverly Month of Peace Activities

The Town Council is proclaiming May 2009 as Cheverly's 2nd Month of Peace. We will put out a calendar again and have an exhibit on Cheverly Day. The exhibit will include activities and events for peace that happen anytime between now and the end of May. Contact Joyce Lang at (301)773-2211 or with questions or to register your event.





Open House/Volunteer Orientation at Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary

Tuesday, October 28th, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
RSVP or Questions: Aimee Olivo

On behalf of Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary School Principal Mrs. Susan Holiday, Cheverly Advocates for Public Schools (CAPS) invites all members of the Cheverly community to a Spellman volunteer orientation and open house on Tuesday, October 28 from 9:30 am - 11:00am. Mrs. Holiday will provide an overview of America's Choice and other school-wide programs and volunteer opportunities. She will also give a tour of the school. 


Green Festival

Saturday, November 8th, 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Sunday,  November 9th, 11:00 am-6:00 pm

Washington D.C. Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW 

A great event with more than 125 renowned speakers and 350 green businesses (start your holiday shopping now!), great how-to workshops, green films, a Fair Trade pavilion, yoga classes, organic beer, delicious organic cuisine and live music. Learn how neighbors, community nonprofits and city departments are working together to make their cities healthier places to live. Sponsored by Co-op America and Global Exchange  Two for one admission coupons available. Contact Madeleine or Norm at 301 322-5272 or

more info:


Cheverly Green Infrastructure Public Workshop

Learn about green infrastructure - what it is and why it matters - and help shape a green vision for Cheverly

Wednesday, November 12th, 7:00 pm
Cafeteria, Judith P. Hoyer Early Childhood Center, 2300 Belleview Ave.

Sponsored by the Cheverly Green Infrastructure Steering Committee

More info:




Cheverly Metro Area Sector Plan update

Tuesday, October 28th, 6:30 pm
Judith P. Hoyer Early Childhood Center


Legislation to implement the P.G. County Green Infrastructure Plan

Thursday, October 30th, 7:00 pm
Prince George's Ballroom


Purple Line Hearings on Environmental Impact Statement

Saturday, November 15th, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
New Carrolton Municipal Center


Wednesday, November 19th, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ritchie Coliseum, University of Maryland


Prince George’s County Water Resources Plan

Thursday, November 20th, 6:30 pm
Prince George’s Sports & Learning Center 

For details and links on all of the above events:


Save Your Home Event - Hosted by Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards

Thursday, October 30th, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Prince George’s Sports and Learning Center, 8001 Sheriff Road 

Homeowners and tenants will learn about legal rights, foreclosure prevention strategies, and what to do if they are behind in their mortgage payments, in default, have received a foreclosure notice, or are in post foreclosure status.  More info:



Tuesday, November 4th, polls open from 7:00 am to  8:00 pm,  or you can vote absentee by mail or in person

16201 Trade Zone Ave, Suite 108, Upper Marlboro, MD 301 430-8080

League of Women Voters - detailed 2008 Voter's Guide available at:


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