For Immediate Release: 8/14/2013 12:00 AM

Contact: Angela Rouson 301-952-5262

Prince George’s County Council Member Ingrid M. Turner, (D) – District 4, joined by staff and community volunteers, will visit District 4 elementary, middle and high schools to welcome students on the first day of school, Monday, August 19, 2013. 
Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc Bashoor, Prince George’s County School Board At-Large Member Curtis Valentine, and County Attorney M. Andree Green will join Council Member Turner at Heather Hills Elementary School.  Council Member Turner will also visit Greenbelt Middle School.
“The first day of school is an exciting time for our students and we share in their excitement for a great school year,” said Council Member Turner. “The opportunity to partner with so many dedicated District 4 community volunteers and welcome children on the first day of the school year sends a clear message that we support them and we are invested in their success.”
During visits to the middle and high schools, Council Member Turner, staff and volunteers will provide parents and students with information on the Youth Empowerment Summit 2013: Educating, Equipping & Empowering Youth for Success taking place on Saturday, October 5, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Camelot by Martin’s, 13905 Central Avenue in Upper Marlboro, MD.
WHO:               Prince George’s County Council Member Ingrid M. Turner (D) – District 4
                        Prince George’s County School Board At-Large Member Curtis Valentine
                        Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc Bashoor
                        Prince George’s County Attorney M. Andree Green          
                        District 4 Staff
                        Community Volunteers
WHAT:             First Day of School Welcome Back
WHEN:             Monday, August 19, 2013
WHERE:           Heather Hills Elementary School (7:30 – 8:00 a.m.)
                        12605 Heming Lane
                        Bowie Maryland 20716
                        Greenbelt Middle School (8:30 – 9:00 a.m.) 
                        6301 Breezewood Drive
                        Greenbelt, Maryland 20770
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