McCall will present the families with their holiday baskets, on behalf of the Prince George 's County EDC, on Nov. 22. The EDC will continue its commitment to the community throughout the holiday season, adopting additional families for Christmas.
Fire Inspectors Tour Gaylord ICE Exhibit
The Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center's ICE! exhibit opened to the public on Nov. 18. Fire inspectors from the Prince George's County office of the Fire Marshal and firefighters from Oxon Hill Station 842 toured the exhibit to check for safety issues.
The facility was inspected with minor corrections recommended to ensure compliance with the Life Safety Code. This year's ICE! features Dream Works' Merry Madagascar theme which will run until Jan 8. It took 2 million pounds of carved ice to create the colorful display.
The Gaylord website describes the attraction as, "This 15,000-square-foot attraction--a unique, interactive indoor wonderland created entirely of ice -- is the crowning jewel of Christmas on the Potomac."
Holiday Closings in Prince George's County
If your trash day is normally on Thursday, this week, because of the Thanksgiving holiday, it will be collected on Friday.
The Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources (DER) announced waste management facilities and collection services including: refuse, recycling, bulk trash and yard waste will be closed or suspended on Thurs., Nov. 24 for Thanksgiving Day.
Services will resume on Fri., Nov. 25.