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Posted on: September 30, 2020

District 7 Updates: Council Member Rodney C. Streeter In the Community

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Council Member Rodney C. Streeter
In the Community

 

 

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Council Member Rodney C. Streeter addressed the South County Democratic Club, Thursday, September 24th, about the importance of the upcoming election.

 

 

Prince George's County 2020
Presidential General Election
Early Voting Centers

 

There will be 11 Early Voting Centers open for voting. Early voting runs from Monday, October 26th through Monday, November 2nd. The Centers will open at 7:00 AAM until 8:00 PM
 
  • Showplace Arena 14900 Pennsylvania Avenue, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
  • The Pavillion at Univ.of MD Xfinity Ctr 8500 Paint Branch Drive College Park MD 20740
  • Bowie Gymnasium 4100 Northview Drive Bowie MD 20716
  • Wayne K. Curry Sports and Learning Center 8001 Sheriff Road Landover MD 20785
  • Southern Regional Technology and Recreaton Complex 7007 Bock Road Fort Washington MD 20744
  • Laurel High School 8000 Cherry Lane Laurel MD 20707
  • Southern Area Aquatic and Recreation Complex 13601 Missouri Avenue Brandywine MD 20613
  • Suitland Community Park School Center 5600 Regency Lane Forestville MD 20747
  • Accokeek VFD Training and Activity Center 16111 Livingston Road Accokeek MD 20607
  • DuVal High School 9880 Good Luck Road Lanham MD 20706
  • Kentland Community Center 2413 Pinebrook Avenue Landover MD 20785

 

 

 

New Maryland Employment Laws

 

As of October 1, 2020 several Maryland labor and employment laws are set to go into effect. Find more information on the Maryland General Assembly website.

 

 

 

Metro Opens Public Comment Period on Service Cuts

 

Metro officially opened the public comment period and announced the many ways the public can make their voice heard regarding the impact of Covid-19 budget cuts that must be considered as federal funding support ends. Due to the pandemic's impact on ridership and revenue, Metro is heavily dependent on CARES Act funding that will run out by the end of the year. As a result, Metro's Board of Directors must prepare to cut more than $200 million from the transit agency's annual operating budget, something that is only possible through a combination of service cuts, reduced hours, layoffs, furloughs, and internal cost-cutting measures.

 

Metro is encouraging anyone impacted by these changes to make their voice heard as part of the official Public Comment period, which runs through 9 a.m. October 19, 2020.

Details on proposals are available at wmta.com/budget

Details on how to provide feedback can also be found at wmta.com/budget

 

 

Business Resilience Program

 

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Register today for a free Emerge Stronger Business Recovery and Resilience session hosted by the Economic Development Corporation. The Emerge Stronger Small Business Recovery and Resilience program is designed to support the County’s small businesses by helping them remain open for business and thrive. Programming includes CEO bootcamps for the retail, restaurant and healthcare industries, mentorship, group counseling, and financial management seminars. There is also an all-Spanish CEO bootcamp.

While immediate COVID-19 relief funding is critical to maintain operations, implementing best practices in business management is vital to improve short-term recovery odds and long-term post-pandemic resilience. Join industry experts for interactive webinars or sign up for a private counseling session today. Whatever you need, the Emerge Stronger Business Recovery and Resilience program has something for you! Click here to register for free programs

 

 

 

Animal Shelter Reopens

 

 

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Food Distributions

 

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We are continuing to work hard to address food insecurity in our County, and we want to provide information on next week’s distribution locations for our Stand Up & Deliver program.

Tuesday, September 29 at 10:00 AM (Groceries & Meals)

  • St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church – 7501 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD

Friday, October 2 at 12:30 PM (Groceries)

  • Ebenezer AME Church – 7707 Allentown Road, Fort Washington, MD
  • Faith Temple No. 2 Free Will Baptist Church – 211 Maryland Park Drive, Capitol Heights, MD
  • St. Paul Church – 6419 Marlboro Pike, Forestville, MD
  • Mt. Ennon Baptist Church – 9832 Piscataway Road, Clinton, MD (Prepared Meals)

Sunday, October 4 at 10:00 AM (Groceries)

  • Community of Hope AME – 3737 Branch Avenue, Temple Hills, MD
Additional food distribution locations can be found on our website by clicking here. This map is updated regularly. If you are able to make a contribution to our Stand Up & Deliver program, please click here to donate.


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