Get ready for Heritage Weekend. With your very own Lakeland tee-shirt featuring this original design. It is available in adult sizes small, medium, large and extra large at a cost of only $10. To get your shirt just call Jean Gray Matthews at 301 773 0413 or Delphine Gross at 301 474 7080. You can also order by email at LakelandHistory@yahoo.com
On Monday, July 19, 2010 the board for the Lakeland Community Heritage Project will meet at 4:30 PM in the College Park Community Center on Pierce Avenue. A general organization meeting will follow at 6:00 complete with a special guest, County Council Chairman Thomas Dernoga.
LCHP will hold its 4th quarterly meeting for 2009 on 10/24, 6 – 8 PM at the College Park Firehouse. The firehouse is located at the corner of Route 1 and Lakeland Road in College Park. All are welcome to attend.
We are grateful to our supporters with Chick Fil A of Silver Spring, the City of College Park, Embry AME Church, First Baptist Church of College Park, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Ronald Johnson, Negro League Legends Hall of Fame, Eric Olson and Prince George’s County, Rita’s of College Park, Salvation AME Zion Church, University of Maryland-College Park, and Washington Brazilian Seventh Day Adventist Church. Generous support from these organizations and individuals, as well as the hard work of Lakeland Community Heritage Project members, made Lakeland Heritage Weekend a wonderful experience for everyone who participated in the event.
Further thanks is due to Franklin’s Restaurant, Brewery, and General Store for hosting our fundraiser last week and to everyone who dropped by for a meal or a drink. Please join us for one of our upcoming events throughout the fall or next year at Lakeland Heritage Day 2010 on Sunday, September 26.
Download a copy of our Summer 2009 newsletter here for a nice overview of our upcoming events. The newsletter includes a copy of our membership application which provides a welcome reminder to renew your existing membership or start a new membership for yourself or your family. Take a look at the membership page on our website for more information on becoming a member of the Lakeland Community Heritage Project.