Elementary Saturday! Death Penalty Hearing Tuesday!
Slots Forum Sept 4 * Support Swing Semester! * Donna Edwards/Barack
Obama House Party Sept. 13 * Green Jobs Action Day Sept. 27
GLADYS NOON SPELLMAN BEAUTIFICATION DAY
Saturday, August 16
8:30 am – 11:00 am
Wear your work clothes and come help get Spellman ready for a new school
year. For more information, contact Aimee Olivo: 301.322.6186 or
email@example.com or Spellman Principal Mrs. Susan Holiday:
firstname.lastname@example.org or CAPS Co-Chair Chad Clay
PROGRESSIVE CHEVERLY EVENTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS
SEPTEMBER GENERAL MEETING: ARE SLOTS
RIGHT FOR MARYLAND?
Thursday, September 4
7:15 pm to 9:00 pm
Judith Hoyer Early Education Center Cafeteria
This is a special educational forum to
learn more about the pros and cons of slots in Maryland. Secretary of Labor,
Licensing and Regulation Tom Perez will speak in favor of slots and MD
Comptroller Peter Franchot has been invited to speak against. There will be
ample opportunity for the audience to ask questions. After the forum,
members of Progressive Cheverly will vote on a position regarding slots for
Bring your friends and neighbors to this
important forum on a critical issue facing our state. And please forward to
any other community or civic groups in our area.
ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE MEETING
Thursday, September 11th
7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
If you would like to attend, please contact Lisa Lincoln -
MARYLAND COMMISSION ON CAPITAL
Tuesday, August 19th
Friday September 5th
Monday, Sept. 22nd
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Tuesday
Joint Hearing Room, Legislative Services Building, 90 State Circle
Death Penalty Reform is a Progressive Cheverly priority this year. A
strong turnout is vital to help show the Commission and others that Maryland
citizens are interested, watching and engaged in the process. Even if
you can only attend part of the hearing, we encourage you to come. Anyone
who can attend any of the hearings or who wants to receive specific
notification of future opportunities should also send an e-mail to
email@example.com or call Justin at 301-779-5230.
If you know others you can gather to car
pool to the hearing, please do so, and let us know. Also, if you know others
who would attend or who are part of another group that might gather and send
a car load, please spread the word by forwarding this bulletin message, and
follow it up with a phone call. For more information, see
CONGRESSIONAL ALERT! Maryland's U.S. Congressional District 4 Rep.
Donna Edwards' office is considering supporting the Department of Peace.
Please contact her office to voice your support as a constituent and a
member of Progressive Cheverly. You can get information about bill HR #808
www.thepeacealliance.org. Contact: Terra Sabag at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 202-225-8699.
SUPPORT SWING SEMESTER
Progressive Cheverly has pledged to help raise $1200 for Swing Semester, a
program to help college students take a break and go on the campaign trail
this fall. Please consider making a generous contribution to this great
program helping to build the next generation of engaged and active citizens.
For more information or to make a contribution, visit
http://www.swingsemester.org/. Make sure to credit
Progressive Cheverly with your contribution on the online form.
GREEN JOBS NOW DAY OF ACTION
Saturday, September 27th
Progressive Cheverly is joining with our neighbors including Radiant Valley
Civic Association; Community Forklift, Greenmodeling (two local, green
businesses); Edmonston Mayor Adam Ortiz; and Maryland Senator David
Harrington to say "We're READY for Green Jobs Now!
We will identify a family who is having difficulty paying their energy
bills, perform an energy audit, solicit donations for the necessary items,
and on September 27th, help the homeowner to increase their home's energy
efficiency by performing a home energy efficiency makeover. We will also
identify several individuals (possibly including the homeowner) who would
like to have some on the job training for this type of work, and then help
them develop and market their new skills. To participate, contact Lisa
Progressive Cheverly needs volunteers to help leaflet the entire Town of
Cheverly to spread the word about the Sept. 4th Slots Forum. Easy and great
exercise! We need 20 people to help deliver fliers to one area of Cheverly
between August 23rd and August 31st. Contact Co-Chair Aimee Olivo if you can
BARACK OBAMA/DONNA EDWARDS CHEVERLY HOUSE PARTY BLOW OUT!
Saturday, September 13th
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
3110 Belleview Ave.
Bring two checks and support two great candidates, including Maryland's
newest member of Congress!! Donna Edwards, Live Music, Homemade Ice
Cream, Beer, Wine, Appetizers in a Gorgeous Backyard. Let's show the other
towns how it's done!!! For info or to rsvp, contact Angela Boone
email@example.com or (301)322-7409.
ANNUAL SIDS CHARITY WALK
Sunday, Sept. 14th
Buddy Attick Park, Greenbelt
Have coffee, breakfast, and a fun walk with your neighbors (and dogs!) while
supporting a good cause at the annual SIDS Charity Walk, rain or shine! To
accommodate church schedules, start walking anytime between 8:15 am and
11:15 am. Clowns and a sing-along with Jim and Jack Stemmle will be part of
the festivities. Free registration and t-shirts, but tax-deductible
donations to the CJ Foundation for SIDS are greatly needed and appreciated.
Directions and info at
www.SidsSurvivalGuide.org, or contact Joani or Gabe Horchler (who lost
their son to SIDS in 1991), at (301) 322-2620 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. The main sponsor is Wawa Food Stores, and other food
sponsors include Bagel Place, Starbucks, Costco, Giant and Safeway.
DUTCH GARDEN BULBS FOR SALE
Cheverly United Methodist Church is sponsoring a fundraiser for capital
improvements.Purchase beautiful flowering bulbs at the upcoming
Cheverly Community Markets on 8/16, 9/6 and 9/20. Bulbs will be available in
October for fall planting. You can also contact Melanie Hartwig-Davis to
Hd.email@example.com or 301.386.5387.
CANVASSING FOR FRANK KRATOVIL FOR CONGRESS
In Anne Arundel County, very important that we have a big showing to turn
this red district blue. We need help so please contact the Young Dems below
to see how you can help out!! Yaakov "Jake" Weissmann Executive
Vice-President-Young Democrats of Maryland 410-409-0987 (C)