Students can earn service hours at Rocky Gorge beautification project

Project planned for Oct. 31 student school holiday

October 18, 2011

Students can earn service hours and help keep Rocky Gorge Reservoir beautiful at a community service day scheduled for Monday, Oct. 31, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Prince George's County public schools are closed for students that day.

County students ages 11 to 18 can register to participate in the event, which is being held by the county's Police Athletic League and Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, which maintains the reservoir. Transportation will be provided to Rocky Gorge Reservoir at 9 a.m. from the Prince George's County Police Services Complex, 7600 Barlowe Road, in Palmer Park.

The day will end with an ice skating session at the Bowie Ice Rink.

Students can earn five service learning hours (community service hours) after completing the beautification project.

For more information or to register, call the Prince George's County Police Department's Community Services Division at 301-909-7126.

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