NBA Star Kevin Durant Day Celebration in Seat Pleasant, Maryland

Today was the Official hometown event celebration honoring one of Seat Pleasant’s very own, NBA Star Kevin Durant! The community welcomed him home and celebrated his extraordinary win as a 2017 NBA Champion with the Golden State Warriors and receiving the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award.

The Seat Pleasant City Council and Mayor Eugene W. Grant invited the community to join the all-day event with a Kevin Durant Day Parade. The event featured national and local recording artists and celebrities, prominent business leaders and thousands of people from around the country. Here is a partial list of VIP’s and business leaders that was in attendance; Mayson-Dixson Vice President of Marketing & Communications Monica Biscoe, Delegate Tony Knotts, Democratic Central Committee Member Latasha Ward, Gilmore Consulting Agency Director of Marketing Tarisha Gilmore, Sisters 4 Sisters Network Founder Peggy Morris and much more…

The photography and interview coverage with Kevin Durant including his mother, Wanda Durant, and his brother, Tony Durant, was by Hey Papi Promotions Media, Positively Gospel Photographer Alicia Adams, ELOM TV Videographer Joshua Cristos, Access 2 Heaven Network Videographer Frank Jules, Camp Fit TV Reporter Rob Howze, NBC4 Washington News, Nexstar Media Group, FOX5 News, Radio One (Urban One), WUSA9 News, NBC7 WJLA News, CTV News, Prince George’s Sentinel, etc. 

This special day also included a Governor’s Citation making this day August 17, 2017 a Maryland Proclamation for the Official “Kevin Durant Day” given by the Lieutenant Governor of Maryland Boyd Rutherford and the County Executive Rushern Baker.

Check out the LIVE video coverage of event on YouTube link: https://youtu.be/SP-ctck9BaM
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Ruth’s Miracle Group Home Foundation Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!

Ruth’s Miracle Group Home Foundation had an awesome Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Celebration to mark the opening of Ms. V’s Place, a new group home for Women and Children. The event was well attended with VIP’s, politicians, community leaders, federal and local government elected officials including; Senator Thomas, Mayor Brandon Paulin, Mayor Jeannine E. James and other Senior Agency Executives was present. For more information about Ms. V’s Place or to give donations please visit their website at http://ruthsmiraclegh.org

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The Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition, Inc. “2017 Soaring to New Heights Book Fair” Highlights

The Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition, Inc. “2017 Soaring to New Heights Book Fair” with Local Authors was an awesome event! It was a day of inspiration hearing the different authors give their testimonials of why they wrote their books! This event also celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Oxon Hill Library!

Here are the featured authors with the name of their books that was in attendance; Ms. Stanice Anderson (I Say A Prayer For Me), Mr. Eric Twiggs (The Discipline of Now), Ms. Ava Mebane (Amorette), Dr. Marilyn Sephocle (Then, They Were Twelve), Dr. Valencia Campbell (Advice from the Top), Dr. Hattie Washington (Driven To Succeed), Mr. Dwayne E. Meeks & Judge Arthur L. Burnett, Sr. (Pieces Never Missing). Check out the highlighted photos and video coverage YouTube link: https://youtu.be/h1Dm5nruPJ8

Stay connected with the Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition, Inc. upcoming events or news updates on website http://www.pgcdpc.com

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NBA Star☆Kevin Durant Returns Home to Prince George’s County for Kevin Durant Day!

NBA Star☆Kevin Durant Returns Home to Prince George’s County for Kevin Durant Day!

Seat Pleasant, MD – The Official hometown event honoring one of Seat Pleasant’s very own, Kevin Wayne Durant, will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2017. The community is welcoming him home and celebrating his extraordinary win as a 2017 NBA Champion with the Golden State Warriors and receiving the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award.

The Seat Pleasant City Council and Mayor Eugene W. Grant would like to invite the community to join the all-day event, Kevin Durant Day Parade and Festival. The event will feature national and local recording artists and celebrities, prominent business leaders and an expected 20,000 people from around the country. 

The parade will take place at 10am, and will include local high school marching bands and ROTC units. It will start at Judith P. Hoyer Montessori School, traveling down Seat Pleasant Drive and Addison Road, and commencing at Goodwin Park (311 68th Place, Seat Pleasant, MD), where the festival will take place. This exciting day also includes a one-on-one basketball tournament on the outdoor basketball courts that Kevin Durant donated to the Seat Pleasant Activity Center.

The City is in need of volunteers to assistance with the event. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit https://md-seatpleasant2.civicplus.com/977/Kevin-Durant-Day 

If you are interested in being a vendor, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kevin-durant-day-vendors-tickets-36364814138?aff=es2 

Attendees to the festival MUST REGISTER online for a FREE ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kevin-durant-day-tickets-36285174935?aff=es2#tickets 

A true hometown hero, Durant was raised in Seat Pleasant, MD. The man they call “KD” played high school basketball at National Christian Academy in Fort Washington before finishing his senior year at Montrose Christian School in Rockville. The City of Seat Pleasant, Prince George’s County and the entire DMV will welcome Kevin Durant with open arms to the place he calls home and show him our love and appreciation.

Hey Papi Promotions Media will be LIVE with photography and interview coverage! 

#KDDay #SeatPleasant #ASmartCityofExcellence #DMV

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The Friends of Delegate Tony Knotts Community Day and Backpack Giveaway was a huge success! The activities included the United Medical Center Mobile Unit medical screenings, LIVE entertainment, children’s & senior citizen’s exercises with games, dancing, moon bounce, face painting, pony rides, boxing & much more…
Their were many community leaders that can out to support Delegate Tony Knotts including the Delegate Aisha Braveheart, Candidate for Delegate District 26 Leonard “Lennie” Moses, State Senator C. Anthony Muse and volunteers from Oxon Hill High School Air Force Junior ROTC were also in attendance, along with a slate of business leaders and nonprofit executives; Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition President Valencia Campbell, Thirst No More Corporation Founders Mac Lewis & Paul Davis, Good Life Company Representative Marcus Moss, Bikers For Christ, The Poetic Evangelist Gail Moss, Photographer Linda Shaw, Divine Beginnings Founder Jacqueline Jones, The National Capitol Area Teen Challenge Director Jonathan Gray, F&F Babysitting Services CEO Alicia Mundy, The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Representatives, etc.
Check out the LIVE media coverage interviews by News Reporter & Editor-in-chief Sarah Hearn of Positively Gospel. Here is YouTube link: https://youtu.be/QewfIPOe_Wk
Event was Sponsored by Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners’ Association, Rosecroft Raceway, Old School Boxing and St. Paul United Methodist Church.
Stay connect with Delegate Tony Knotts with the latest news, updates and upcoming events on website http://www.tonyknotts.com

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Check out the LIVE media coverage interviews by News Reporter & Editor-in-chief ☆Sarah L. Hearn of Positively Gospel at The Friends of Delegate Tony Knotts Community Day and Backpack Giveaway on August 5, 2017 at YouTube link https://youtu.be/QewfIPOe_Wk
Sarah Hearn interviewed Delegate Aisha Braveheart, Candidate for Delegate District 26 Leonard “Lennie” Moses, Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition President Valencia Campbell, Thirst No More Corporation Founder Mac Lewis, The National Capitol Area Teen Challenge Director Jonathan Gray and Event Sponsor Old School Boxing Staff Sam & Rob Shackleford.
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“Soaring to New Heights Book Fair” in Oxon Hill, Maryland

The Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition, Inc. presents “2017 Soaring to New Heights Book Fair” with Local Authors on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, Maryland 20745.

Join us for a day of inspiration and creativity as you discover the work of local authors and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Oxon Hill Library!

The confirmed authors that will be in attendance are Ms. Stanice Anderson, Mr. Eric Twiggs, Dr. Valencia Campbell and Dr. Hattie Washington.

For more information call (240) 416-0436. Hope to see you at this free event share with friends and families!

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