Category: Projects

Coat Drive to End in 3 Days

City of College Park’s annual Winter Coat Drive will end this week. We thank you if you already have shared your gift of warmth with the less fortunate ones in the community. If you still did not get a chance to donate, please drop your gently used coats to one of the three city offices. […]

Wednesday December 10th, 2014 in Announcements, Winter Clothing Drive | No Comments »

Winter Coat Drive – Nov 26 – Dec 14, 2014

The City is collecting reusable winter coats to give out to the less fortunate ones in the community. The drive will run until December 14. You can drop your donations to one of three drop off locations (please see the addresses below). Your donations qualify for tax deductions. Please ask staff at the drop-off site […]

Friday November 28th, 2014 in City Council, Winter Clothing Drive | No Comments »

Winter Clothing Drive, 2013

It’s that time of year to clean out your closets and pass along your gently used winter clothes to local families and seniors in need. You can drop off your donations at the Pizza Roma store at the REI / MoM shopping center (from today to 20 December). Also, if you plan to come to […]

Sunday December 8th, 2013 in Projects, Winter Clothing Drive | No Comments »

Upcoming Leaf Collection and Trash Pick up Schedule

Public Works has updated the schedule for our leaf collection activities. Please see below the updated leaf collection schedule. December 20 and 21, January 3 : Rhode Island Avenue West side December 21 and 27, January 4: Rhode Island Avenue East side All leaf collection notification signs have been posted for the areas being serviced […]

Saturday December 15th, 2012 in Leaf Raking, Projects | No Comments »

Winter Clothing Drive

It’s that time of year to clean out your closets and pass along your gently used winter clothes to local families and seniors in need. If you plan to come to this Thursday’s NCPCA meeting at Davis Hall, you can drop off your donation items in the donation bin there (Meeting starts at 7:30pm on […]

Sunday December 9th, 2012 in Winter Clothing Drive | No Comments »

December and January Leaf Collection Schedule

The City has published schedule for upcoming leaf collections. Please see the dates below for our area: West of Rhode Island Avenue December 3 Monday December 20 Thursday January 3, Thursday East of Rhode Island Avenue December 4 Tuesday December 5 Wednesday December 21 Friday January 4 Friday Please see the City-wide detailed schedule here

Saturday December 1st, 2012 in Leaf Raking | No Comments »

It’s Today: College Park Day, 2012

One more reminder, Today is College Park Day, 2012. Here are a top  top reasons to attend today’s event A GREAT AFTERNOON! Over 60 Community & Business Organizations!  Come see all the cool things they have to offer! Bill’s Backyard BBQ, Carmen and Salvador’s Fiesta Foods, Curbside Cupcakes and other vendors will be dishing out great […]

Saturday October 27th, 2012 in College Park Day, Projects | No Comments »

College Park Day Poster Contest – The Unique Diversity of Our Community

The College Park Day organizing Committee is announcing this year’s College Park Day Poster Contest, titled: “The Unique Diversity of Our Community”. Prizes will be awarded in two classifications Grades 1 – 3 and Grades 4 – 6. Winning student artists will be selected by officials from their school where their entries are submitted. Students […]

Thursday September 6th, 2012 in College Park Day | No Comments »

Group Gets to Work on “One Community, One Vision” Project

A few weeks ago, I took a class with a number of my colleagues on our Council and other council members in a few other cities and municipalities across the country. The class was organized by the International Town and Gown Association (ITGA), that mainly focuses its activities to improve relationship between the University and […]

NCPCA Meeting, Potluck Dinner and Community Winter Clothing Drive

Today is the second Thursday of the month and hence the date for December monthly meeting. The meeting will start on 7:30pm at Davis Hall. Everyone is welcome! We’re expecting City economic Development Coordinator Michael Stiefvater to brief us on the development news in North College Park. We’ll also be having a community potluck dinner […]

Thursday December 8th, 2011 in NCPCA, Winter Clothing Drive | No Comments »

Nurturing City’s Young Minds

In the past two College Park Day events, I had the opportunity to organize a school poster contest involving the city’s 6 school students. The event turned out to be extremely successful with some 70 entries from the students. A big part of that success is attributed to the principals and staff of our schools. They spent […]

Sunday November 6th, 2011 in College Park Day, Projects, School | No Comments »

Top 10 Reasons to Attend College Park Day

Today is the second College Park Day. Along with a bunch of volunteers, I hope to be at the College Park Community Center early in the morning. I will have to hang some 60 beautifully done school posters inside the walls of the center’s gym. I also plan to be at the reception / information […]

Saturday October 22nd, 2011 in College Park Day, Projects | No Comments »

College Park Day, 2011 – It’s Tomorrow!

It’s difficult to think that one year has passed since we had our first College Park Day. I can still remember that day vividly – how we gathered at the College Park Community Center and started to setup the booths in the early morning. Joe (Smith) helped me in setting up some 70 posters, beautifully done by […]

Friday October 21st, 2011 in College Park Day, Projects | No Comments »

‘My Home, My Community’ Poster Contest

College Park, as part of its celebration of the College Park community on the second annual College Park Day, October 22, 2011, is again hosting a poster contest for local schoolchildren. Entitled “My Home, My Community,” the contest asks College Park’s children to use pencil, crayon, and paint or pictures to show how they see […]

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Tuesday August 23rd, 2011 in Announcements, College Park Day | No Comments »