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PHOTO RELEASE: Commissioners Tour African American Heritage House

For Immediate Release
2017-326
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 5:15pm

PHOTO RELEASE: Commissioners Tour African American Heritage House

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Board of Commissioners toured the African American Heritage House (7485 Crain Highway, La Plata), which serves as a museum and educational center. The African American Heritage Society of Charles County, Inc. is a non-profit organization with a dedicated mission to foster public awareness and understanding of the African American way of life. The African American Heritage House is open by appointment only. Call 301-843-2150 to learn more or schedule an appointment. 

PICTURED: Commissioner President Peter F. Murphy; Commissioner Bobby Rucci; Commissioner Debra M. Davis, Esq. (District 2); Dorothea Smith, African American Heritage Society of Charles County, Inc.; Commissioner Ken Robinson (District 1); Mary Louise Webb, African American Heritage Society of Charles County, Inc.; and Commissioner Vice President Amanda M. Stewart, M.Ed (District 3). 

Photos of the event are available online at www.flickr.com/photos/charlescountygovernment/sets.

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The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.

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