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Forest Heights tennis - May 2016 Forest Heights tennis - May 2016
Oxon Hill Bike Trail Development & Floodplain Issues Oxon Hill Bike Trail Development & Floodplain Issues
Forest Heights Youth Theater Spring Camp Performance - ''Annie'' Forest Heights Youth Theater Spring Camp Performance - ''Annie''
Students from the Youth Spring Theater Camp program in Forest Heights, Md., perform excerpts from the musical
MD Dept of Housing and Comm Dev Award to FH for Police and Public Works Bldg Renovation MD Dept of Housing and Comm Dev Award to FH for Police and Public Works Bldg Renovation
The Town of Forest Heights received the largest award in Prince Georges County! $190,000 was awarded for Police and Public Works Building to renovate a facility to provide the Police Department and Public Works Department the needed and adequate office and related work and storage space.
Forest Heights one of 13 recipients of PG County Government & Chesapeake Bay Trust Funding Grant Forest Heights one of 13 recipients of PG County Government & Chesapeake Bay Trust Funding Grant
Stormwater practices truly accomplish two goals: Improving water quality and improving our communities. This new partnership with Prince George’s County allows nonprofit organizations like faith-based organizations, homeowners associations, community groups, and others to play a much-desired larger role in the community effort to restore our collective green spaces and waterways. This grant helps Forest Heights accomplish our goal of better community - and world.
My Brother’s Keeper Outreach Event Launch My Brother’s Keeper Outreach Event Launch
Local Student Winner in ‘‘My Dream Playground’’ Contest, Community, Officials Cut Ribbon on Tot Lot Local Student Winner in ‘‘My Dream Playground’’ Contest, Community, Officials Cut Ribbon on Tot Lot
Town Receives 2014 Maryland Smart Energy Community Designation Town Receives 2014 Maryland Smart Energy Community Designation
Maryland Smart Energy Communities program is to have local governments adopt policies and commit to them for the long term, leading to sustained energy savings and additional opportunities for renewable energy development.
Forest Heights Seniors Treated to Holiday Luncheon at National Harbor, Nov 2014 Forest Heights Seniors Treated to Holiday Luncheon at National Harbor, Nov 2014
Forest Heights Halloween-Harvest Day Celebration Forest Heights Halloween-Harvest Day Celebration
Forest Heights Tree Planting – October 2014 - With VIDEO & Pictures Forest Heights Tree Planting – October 2014 - With VIDEO & Pictures
2 Forest Heights Town Residents Win in 44 Annual Beautification Award Ceremony PG County 2 Forest Heights Town Residents Win in 44 Annual Beautification Award Ceremony PG County
FH Spotlighted in VOC video article for Tree Planting Program FH Spotlighted in VOC video article for Tree Planting Program
Voice of America covered the Town of Forest Heights in their News/Science and Technology section! Why? For our fantastic work in conjunction with the students of the University of Maryland who pitched in with us to improve our Urban Forest, as they defined it - planting trees to help the earth, air, drainage, and even our property values! Rock - or tree - On, Forest Heights!
Community Members Complete Construction on New Playground in Forest Heights Community Members Complete Construction on New Playground in Forest Heights
In less than a day, approximately 50 community members finished installation on a new playground at Fox Way and Mohican Drive in the Town of Forest Heights at the Aug. 30 Community Build Day.
Mayor Jacqueline Goodall 2014 Recipient of Environmental Service Award by PG’s Sierra Club Group Mayor Jacqueline Goodall 2014 Recipient of Environmental Service Award by PG’s Sierra Club Group
Every year, the Prince George’s Group of the Sierra Club recognizes a County resident for excellence in environmental leadership. The award honors the late Walter “Mike” Maloney — a civic activist, County Council member, and attorney dedicated to the rights and quality-of-life of everyday people.
In Forest Heights, tree initiatives take root, helping our community In Forest Heights, tree initiatives take root, helping our community
Forest Heights Mayor Jacqueline E. Goodall's tree-planting crusade is part of a growing awareness among officials in the county of the benefits of maintaining a healthy urban forest. That awareness is leading to marked efforts to improve the tree canopy in Prince George’s.
Forest Heights Awarded $35K for ‘Green Street’ Improvements Forest Heights Awarded $35K for ‘Green Street’ Improvements
The Town of Forest Heights was one of seven municipalities, counties and nonprofit organizations in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania awarded funding from the Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns initiative sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Trust and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Forest Heights Makes Strides with Green Initiatives (Prince George’s Sentinel, Aug. 15, 2013) Forest Heights Makes Strides with Green Initiatives (Prince George’s Sentinel, Aug. 15, 2013)
We of Forest Heights benefit from our
Forest Heights Embraces Healthy Lifestyle (Washington Informer, Aug. 7, 2013) Forest Heights Embraces Healthy Lifestyle (Washington Informer, Aug. 7, 2013)
Raising awareness about healthy living and obesity within Forest Heights includes not only nutrition, but a community which has a positive infrastructure.
Forest Heights Among Towns Added to MD’s Sustainable Communities Forest Heights Among Towns Added to MD’s Sustainable Communities
Seventeen Maryland communities – including the resort town of Ocean City and the retail and college hub of Towson – were added to the state’s list of Sustainable Communities this fall, joining the statewide initiative to strengthen reinvestment and revitalization in Maryland’s older neighborhoods.
Forest Heights Named Playful City USA (The Gazette, May 16, 2013) Forest Heights Named Playful City USA (The Gazette, May 16, 2013)
Good news not only for children! Forest Heights was recently given the distinction of Playful City USA Community - a national recognition program - for its efforts to increase play opportunities. In our case, plans also include spaces for our community's Seniors. Read the rest!
Forest Heights - 'Day to Serve' Forest Heights - 'Day to Serve'
the Town of Forest Heights will hold two all-day food drives Sept. 19 and 20 at Eastover Shopping Center (10 Audrey Lane, Oxon Hill, MD 20745) as part of this year’s statewide “Day to Serve” event.