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Sunday, July 18, 2004

Subject: Third Annual Pennsylvania Avenue Block Party

Subject: Third Annual Pennsylvania Avenue Block Party

Contact Person: Josie Velazquez


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For Immediate Release:

Local residents to attend the Third Annual Pennsylvania Avenue and Cigarettes and Tobacco Prevention Block Party, July 18, (2004) from 4 PM to 8:30 PM.. This is a Come and Meet Your Neighbors get together. Enjoy multi-cultural foods made by the local residents reflecting the ethnic diversity of the neighborhood. Bring a dish and share a dish.

There will be educational and fun activities for children including a booth presented by the Carroll County Department of Health to inform children about the hazards of smoking cigarettes. The Westminster City Police Department has some special events planned. The Westminster Fire Department will have equipment on hand for viewing. Voter Registration will be available

Prizes will be awarded for Chalk Scape, a game where children draw on the sidewalk. Chalk will be provided. Dress your pet to win a prize in the pet parade. A Moon Bounce and a misting tent for hot weather will be lots of fun for the kids. There will be free art activities for children and parents. .

Community sponsors of this event include Kiwanis Club of Greater Westminster, Dutters Florist,and Gizmos Art.

This event is unique to our community and shows the spirt of good fellowship among our diverse community, the city, service group, county departments, and local business.


Saturday, July 17, 2004

Pennsylvania Avenue block party Sunday July 18 2004

Pennsylvania Avenue block party

Friday, July 16, 2004

The Third Annual Pennsylvania Avenue and Cigarettes and Tobacco Prevention Block Party on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Westminster.

The event includes multi-cultural food dishes made by residents and educational activities for children provided by the Carroll County Health Department to inform children about the hazards of cigarette smoking, said Pennsylvania Avenue resident Josie Velazquez. Free art activities, a pet parade and a moon bounce will also be featured at the block party, she said.

The Westminster Fire Department will have equipment on display, she said, and the city police department will also be sponsoring an event. Voter registration will also be available, Velazquez said.

Pennsylvania Avenue will be closed to traffic between Union Street and James Way during the block party, she said.


- Greg Guenthner Carroll County Times

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