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For Immediate Release:November 29, 2018
For More Information:Karen D. CampbellCouncil Communications Director301-952-5182240-508-7406Councilmedia@co.pg.md.us
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HISTORY TO BE MADE IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY AS ANGELA ALSOBROOKS WILL BE SWORN IN AS FIRST WOMAN TO SERVE AS COUNTY EXECUTIVE; 11-MEMBER COUNTY COUNCIL, INCLUDING TWO NEW AT-LARGE MEMBERS, ALSO TO BE SWORN IN DURING INAUGURAL CEREMONY
LARGO, MD – The 13th Inaugural Ceremony for the Prince George’s County Government will take place December 3, 2018. Prince George’s County Executive-Elect Angela Alsobrooks and eleven members of the Prince George’s County Council will be sworn into office for the historic occasion at Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Alsobrooks, will be sworn in as the 8th county executive and the first woman to hold the office. She was elected by an overwhelming margin after serving two terms as the County’s elected State’s Attorney.
The ceremony will entail the swearing-in ceremony of County Executive-Elect Alsobrooks and each member of the County Council, and following the individual installations for their respective branch of government, County Council Chair Dannielle Glaros and County Executive Angela Alsobrooks will deliver inaugural addresses.
For additional information on the swearing-in for Council Members, visit, www.pgcinaugural2018.com.
Who:Prince George’s County Executive-Elect Angela Alsobrooks
Prince George’s County Council Members-ElectMel Franklin, At-LargeCalvin S. Hawkins, II, At -LargeThomas E. Dernoga, District OneDeni L. Taveras, District TwoDannielle M. Glaros, District ThreeTodd M. Turner, District FourJolene Ivey, District FiveDerrick Leon Davis, District SixRodney C. Streeter, District SevenMonique Anderson-Walker, District EightSydney J. Harrison, District Nine
WHAT:13th Inaugural Ceremony
WHEN:Monday, December 3, 20188:30 a.m.
WHERE:The Show Place Arena14900 Pennsylvania AvenueUpper Marlboro, MD 20772
Media Sign-In and Credentials will be required.
Frequently Asked Questions:
-Do you anticipate a large crowd?Yes, it is highly anticipated that large crowds will come to witness the Inaugural Ceremony. It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes, allot ample time for free parking and security check-in when entering the Arena.
-Where Should I Park and will I have to pay?Ample and Accessible free parking is available at the Arena. The Arena is on THE BUS public transportation route which is another option for travel. Please be advised that logistical coordination to ride THE BUS will be the sole responsibility of the attendee.
-What time will doors open to the Arena?Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and the ceremony will promptly commence at 10:00 a.m. The County Executive and County Council Members must be sworn-in by noon in accordance with the County Charter. Entrance may be delayed to the public, if entering the arena once the swearing-in portion is underway.
-If there are no tickets for entry to the Arena, how would I secure a seat?Registration is not required nor is this a ticketed event. Public seating is on a first come, first serve basis.
-Will different languages other than English be spoken at the ceremony?French and Spanish interpretation services will be available.
-Can you purchase food? Concessions will NOT be available for purchase.