Wednesday, October 10, 2012

PGPD and the NAACP Partner with Hometown Hero Sugar Ray Leonard

Hometown hero, Olympic gold medalist, and world champion boxer Sugar Ray Leonard will join Prince George’s County Police Chief Mark Magaw and Bob Ross (President, Prince George’s County NAACP) to announce three key initiatives in the Palmer Park community: Anti-bullying, First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” Campaign, and literacy promotion.

Mr. Leonard, who grew up in Palmer Park on what is now Ray Leonard Road, will unveil his plans to extend the Sugar Ray Leonard Boxing Center by creating additional educational opportunities for local children. He will also present several signed tokens of his appreciation to various attendees. 

Who:     Sugar Ray Leonard
             Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Public Safety Barry Stanton
             Prince George’s County Police Chief Mark Magaw 
             Prince George’s County NAACP President Bob Ross

When:   Thursday, October 11, 2012

Time:    3:45 p.m.

Where:  Police Services Complex Multi-purpose room
             7600 Barlowe Road
             Palmer Park, MD 20785

For more information, call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division, 301-772-4710.                                                                                                

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