June 10th, 2008

we can't teach what we don't know
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National Harbor Minority Business Strategy and Planning Session

The next strategy planning session will be held:

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Oxon Hill Library (Meeting Room)
6200 Oxon Hill Road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

A request has been made under the Maryland Public Information Act for any
and all records pertaining to the National Harbor project currently in
possession of the Prince George’s County government. This request was
sent to the County Executive, County Council members, and all county
agencies involved in the National Harbor project. By law these
agencies must respond by June 10, 2008, which will be the end date of
the allotted thirty-day (30) period. There also has been a petition to the
County Council to withhold any further Special Hotel Occupancy Tax
disbursements to the Peterson Companies until a thorough investigation
into local and minority contracting at National Harbor is completed.

RSVP no later than June 15, 2008 by calling (301) 292-3621 or by
e-mail to jerry[at]mathisrealtors.com
we can't teach what we don't know
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All-expense-paid summer program for 6th, 7th or 8th graders

Bowie State University will host the Exxon-Mobil Bernard Harris Summer
Science Camp, an all-expense-paid, residential program for Prince George's
County public school students, July 6-18.

The program is designed to help students strengthen their math and science
skills and give them a taste of college life. Students will take classes
taught by certified classroom teachers and university faculty, who will
focus on problem-solving, studying and researching.

The students also will conduct experiments, learn about engineering and
other science related careers, go on field trips and explore writing and
communication skills related to biology, chemistry, physics and design

To be eligible, students must be entering the 6th, 7th or 8th grade in the
Prince George's school system and they must have an interest in math and

Applicants also must have at least a B average in math and science, score at
the medium to superior level in standardized math and science tests and be
recommended by math and science teachers.

To apply, visit www.bowiestate.edu/about/events or call 301-860-3875. The
applications must be sent by June 20th to Elaine J. Davis, Model
Institutions for Excellence, Computer Science Building, Suite 308, 14000
Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD 20715.

Please share the above with your friends and relatives who have kids in the
PG school system who meet the requirements.