County Executive


Prince George's County, Maryland

Media Day For Annual Food Basket Program


For Immediate Release: 12/11/2013 12:00 AM

Contact: Bill Milligan / 240-508-(9080)

Upper Marlboro – The traditional “Food Basket Media Day” for the Prince George’s County Public Safety Assistance Program, Inc. is scheduled for Monday, December 16, at 9:00 a.m. at Bunker Hill Fire Station #855.

Who:
County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III; Deputy Chief Administrative Officer of Public Safety, Barry L. Stanton; Fire/EMS Chief Marc Bashoor; Department of Corrections Director Mary Lou McDonough; Sheriff Melvin High; Police Chief Mark Magaw; Homeland Security Director Brian Moe; and Santa Claus

What:
A hearty fireman’s breakfast will be served beginning at 7:30 a.m. At 9:00 a.m., food baskets will be packed and loaded by the County Executive and Public Safety Officials. At 10:00 a.m., Public Safety Officials will escort Santa Claus to Emerson House in Bladensburg to deliver food baskets and visit with seniors. At 11:00 a.m., the Public Safety Officials will escort Santa Claus to Riverdale Elementary School and visit with pre-K, kindergarteners, and first graders and give away candy canes.

The Food Basket Program is a program supported by the Prince George’s County Public Safety Assistance Program. This marks the program’s 29th year of providing traditional holiday meals for county residents in need of assistance. 

When:
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.

Where:
Bunker Hill Fire Station #855
3716 Rhode Island Avenue
Brentwood, MD 20722
301-985-5406