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Welcome! This is a section designed to help keep you "In The Know". It's about ongoings in our region which do not necessarily directly relate, or apply to, the other categories of Forest Heights' website (for example, not to: Calendar or News, To Our Good Health, etc.  sections). Also, do check out our Facebook account on our homepage!

Scroll down to see new information and opportunities posted here as they become available. Click any underlined words or sentences below to see more. Our goal is to the best Community we can be!



  VOLUNTEER! 

What better way to make where you live great?

Want to sign up for a great event? Call Town Hall at 301-839-1030!

     


Here's a couple great examples of what your volunteering brought about:


Forest Heights' 6th Annual - 
STREAM CLEANUP Green Up 2015

      Want to see who was involved?  DOWNLOAD a copy to print here, and pass it along to others.  Help our community - and the world - and get the trash out by getting the word out!


We built a new playground!

       Can We Build It FH Playground Header Image.png 

The Forest Heights community built a new tot lot playground at the intersection of Mohican Drive and Fox Way in Forest Heights, Maryland! Click the link above to see pictures of the results - results we can do with help from you!



 COMMUNITY PROGRAMS & RELATED EVENTS
        
            Happenings on a larger scale by which residents of Forest Heights can benefit


   Here's one (& many!)

                Congresswoman D. Edwards

Our Congressional Representative, Donna Edwards :
 
Wants to make you aware of her community events - new events and programs, especially the Veteran’s History Project.  For 2014, the VHP project will focus on Women Veterans.  Please help spread the word to your family , friends, co-workers, church members, fraternal organizations and community based groups. To see more on each of these topics click the pictures to enlarge.

 6th Annual College and Career Fair.jpg  Women Veterans.jpg  APPLICATION FOR A NOMINATION TO A UNITED STATES SERVICE ACADEMY.jpg
Application for Nomination to
a US Service Academy
Job Fair Aug 28th 2014.jpg 

 

 Nonprofit forum.jpg Senior Citizen Resource and Info Fair.jpg  congressional award.jpg


Here's another:


We're happy to announce the return of the Collaboration for this year's Weatherization Grant Award, and from the looks of it we will be able to help 20 homeowners. Click here to get to the forms and apply!




 INFRASTRUCTURE

              Physical projects and happenings which relate to Forest Heights


  Oxon Hill Road Construction






 IMPACTING OUR COMMUNITY
       
             
Information on concerns affecting where we live


National Harbor & Casino Environment

What CB-7 (County Benefits Agreement) means to jobs - and money - for us, our community, and Prince George's county...or those who don't care if we potentially lose them. And, sadly, this is a real possibility. Take a read of the problem here, then the formal legal letter here. Get active again and don't stand for our advancement chances being taken away! Don't wait until it's too late to voice your opinion. Let your County Council members know where you stand.  Protect those jobs promised to Prince Georgians.

Ordinance
*CB-6-2014 (click this for the County Council site, or the label "B2014006.pdf
" to see full document)
Concerning Video Lottery Facilities for the purpose of defining video lottery facility and authorizing a video lottery facility use as a permitted use in the Mixed Use - Transportation Oriented (M-X-T) Zone, subject to certain requirements.






  SAFETY & LAW ENFORCEMENT

            Information on concerns affecting our community


  Forest Heights Crime-fighting Surveillance Camera Installation