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Prince George's County, Maryland

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III to Announce Partnership with LEARN Foundation and Heart of America Foundation to Makeover Media and Computer Room at Transforming Neighbors Initiative (TNI) School


For Immediate Release: 11/12/2013 2:00 PM

Contact: Christy A. Lipscomb | (240) 508-1989

​Upper Marlboro, MD - On Wednesday, November 13th Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will announce a major Education investment, Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative between the LEARN Foundation and the Heart of America Foundation.  William Paca Elementary located in the Kentland/ Palmer Park impact area will be the recipient school.  

"It has been said time and time again that it takes a village to raise a child," said County Executive Baker.  This also holds true in supporting and building upon our blueprint for TNI.  The LEARN Foundation and Heart of America Foundation’s winning combination of resources is a prime example of the power of community based partnerships."

The LEARN (Landover Educational Athletic Recreational Non-Profit) Foundation founded in 1996, to provide scholarships and educational opportunities to youth in the FedEx Field impact area. To learn more log on to www.thecommunityfoundationpgc.org.

The Heart of America Foundation was founded in 1997, to provide children in need everywhere with the tools to read, succeed and make a difference. To learn more log on to www.heartofamerica.org.

WHO:
Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III
Prince George's County Council Chair Andrea Harrison
Prince George's County Public School Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin Maxwell
LEARN Foundation Chair, Dorothy Bailey
Heart of America Foundation President and Co-Founder Angela Halamandaris
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer of Economic Development and Public Infrastructure
Carla Reid
William Paca Elementary School Principal Dorothy Clowers

WHAT:
Education TNI Announcement

WHEN:
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
10:30 am

WHERE:
William Paca Elementary School
7801 Sheriff Road
Landover, MD