Week in Review: Fruits and Veggies, Great American Backyard Campout, and More

A look at notable events from the week of June 19 to June 25

Coverage early this week started with two fun weekend events. On Sunday, Patch published a story and photos from the , organized by the Committee for a Better Environment. Over the weekend, the American Legion held a swing dance lesson and live music event, and Patch published a from it on Monday.

Tuesday, parents and a nutritionist shared tips for getting kids to , in light of June being fresh fruits and vegetables month. Patch also covered a District 3 , where Councilman Eric Olson and County Executive Rushern Baker said they were committed to accountability and ethics.

Wednesday, Patch wrote about the county's , which allows citizens to turn in illegal fireworks without punishment. On Wednesday and Thursday, columnist and writer shared information about the Great American Backyard Campout, which encourages young kids to enjoy the outdoors.

On Thursday, North College Park Citizens Association President Mark Shroder about unfair design of the city's district lines for elections, and others got engaged through the comments section.

Friday included coverage of the Animal Welfare Committee meeting. The AWC is preparing to requested by the upon adoptions. AWC and the city's animal control officer anticipate questions on the matter at the July 5 work session with the Mayor and Council. Also on Friday, Patch passed on the word that Maryland center Jordan Williams was by the New Jersey Nets.

Saturday, Patch also helped to pass on the word about the AWC raising money for a homeless cat in need of eye surgery.


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