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Charles County Public Schools to Host Annual College Fair

The Charles County Public School system will hold its 13th annual College Fair on Wednesday, September 22.

The event, which will take place at North Point High School, will run from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and then again from 6 p.m.-8 p.m..

Over 125 schools will be recruiting at the College Fair.

The 6 p.m.-8 p.m. session of the Fair will be open to the public.  There will also be financial aid workshops, at 6:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m..

For details, call 301-934-7314 or a Charles County public school.

Charles County Farmers Markets

Two of Charles County’s Farmer’s Markets will be held until November.

Come buy fresh local grown fruits and veggies; and support your community!

La Plata Farmers' Market
Court House Parking Lot
Charles St. & Washington Ave.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Open all year*
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Open all year*
Contact: Joe Harrison 301-934-8421
FMNP Checks (WIC & Senior) & FVC Accepted

Waldorf Farmers' Market
Festival Way
Route 301 & Route 228
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. May 5 - November 10
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. May 1 - November13
Contact: Tina Eaton 301-934-8571
FMNP Checks (WIC & Senior) & FVC Accepted

Think You’ve Got the Best Chili in Charles County?

Then come put your chili to the test!  Enter the 2010 La Plata Chili Cook-Off on September 11 from noon to 4pm.

Chef Judges from some of Charles County’s best local restaurants will be in attendance.

There are three categories:  Best Vegetarian Chili, Best All-Meat Chili, and Best Meat and Bean Chili.  There will also be a People’s Choice Award where the festival go-ers can vote for their favorite chili.  

For more information, please contact:

Contact mkeeth@townoflaplata.org for more information.

Walk to Put an End to Breast Cancer

Charles County will be hosting the 5th Annual Indian Head Breast Cancer Awareness Fitness Walk.

This day event beginning on October 16 from 9am to noon, is open to the entire community; with a free lunch provided by the Indian Head Community Activities Committee.

The cost is $20 per person and all proceeds go to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
For registration details or directions, please call the Indian Head Senior Center at (301) 743-2125.
For more information on this event or others offered by the Department of Community Services, visit our website at www.charlescounty.org/cs, or call the Department of Community Services at (301) 934-9305 or (301) 870-3388. Those citizens with special needs please contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.


Prince George's County Track Club Wins Big at AAU Jr. Olympics

Track Express Track Club (TETC), Prince George County's finest track club has been competing in the AAU Jr. Olympics track meets for over 15 years, breaking records and winning a number of gold medals year after year.

This year, it is no different in Norfolk, VA, with member, Rashad Manning breaking the record in the Javelin Throw for the youth boys. He also won the gold in the Discus and silver in the Shot put.