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Pride Resolution

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At the June council worksession, Council member Doug Bowles introduced a resolution recognizing June as Lesbian, Gay , Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Pride Month in Colmar Manor.   Passage of the resolution is expected at the regular meeting of the Mayor and Town Council on June 8 th .    A copy of the proposed resolution is available at https://tinyurl.com/cmuamjzd The resolution also calls for the raising of the Pride flag at the Town Hall flagpole.   This special event will take place at 12:00 Noon on Thursday, June 10, 2021.   All are invited to attend.  

Do You Need Assistance With Childcare?

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Colmar Manor Residents: The American Rescue Plan offers provision for parents who need child care assistance in order to return to work. Please fill out this survey so we can have a better understanding of your needs. Please return this survey by 3pm Friday June 4, 2021. Please click here for the survey https://forms.gle/D1ysFHa2UTcCjGEB6   Residentes de Colmar Manor: El American Rescue Plan ofrece disposiciones para los padres que necesitan asistencia con el cuidado de sus hijos para poder regresar al trabajo. Complete esta encuesta para que podamos comprender mejor sus necesidades. Envíe esta encuesta antes de las 3 p.m. del viernes 4 de junio de 2021.  Haga clic aquí para ver la encuesta https://forms.gle/D1ysFHa2UTcCjGEB6
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Town of Colmar Manor JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION   Juneteenth is an annual celebration to commemorate Black Independence Day where the last of the African-American slaves became free June 19, 1865.  Join us for a   Community Celebration & Pop-Up Market Saturday, June 19 th , 12 Noon to 6 PM 4017 Bladensburg Road Colmar Manor, MD 20722   Support small vendors, food vendors, live entertainment, FREE NEW SCHOOL UNIFORMS and much more!   Currently accepting vendors ($25 / spot; $10 table rental (limited availability)   For more information call 301-277-4920   To sign up as a vendor e-mail monica@signdreamers-dcmetro.com

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic - June 5th

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Cottage City COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Saturday, June 5, 2021 – 10 AM to 4 PM Location: Anacostia River Trail 4200 Bunker Hill Rd Cottage City, MD 20722 Ages 12 and up Pre-register at https://forms.gle/QV89icY2wwfhLo1A6 For more information call 301-232-7017

Pedestrian Detour on Bladensburg Road

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ATTENTION PEDESTRIANS & CYCLISTS:  There are two pedestrian bridges alongside Bladensburg Road at Dueling Creek (between Port Towns Shopping Center and Fort Lincoln Cemetery) . . . one on the Cottage City side and one on the Colmar Manor side.  Both pedestrian bridges are currently closed for repair and/or replacement.  Maryland State Highway Administration has established a detour for pedestrians & cyclists.  Safe passage is available on the Cottage City side of Bladensburg Road at Dueling Creek.  Please use the crosswalks at 38 th Street and in front of Xtra Fuels at 3556 Bladensburg Road (see map) to access the detour. Officials from both towns are working closely with the State Highway Administration and other involved agencies as the projects progress forward.  The pedestrian bridge on the Colmar Manor side is expected to re-open late this year.  Replacement of the pedestrian bridge on the Cottage City side will take much longer.  

Happy Memorial Day

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Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the beginning of the summer season. TOWN OFFICES - Town offices will be closed on Monday, May 31st. If you have a police or fire emergency dial 911. For non-emergency police response please call 301-352-1200. TRASH COLLECTION - Monday, May 31st - only household trash will be collected - yard waste will not be collected - yard waste will be collected again on Monday, June 7th. CEREMONY @ PEACE CROSS - Colmar Manor American Legion Post 131 and the Town of Bladensburg will hold their annual Memorial Day Ceremony this Monday, May 31st, at 11:00 AM near Peace

Memorial Day Weekend Trash Collection in Colmar Manor

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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TRASH COLLECTION IN COLMAR MANOR Friday, May 28 - recyclables will be collected as usual (please remember to break down cardboard boxes and no plastic bags) Monday, May 31st - only household trash will be collected - yard waste will not be collected - yard waste will be collected again on Monday, June 7th.