Washington DC – Congressman Glenn Ivey and City of Laurel Mayor Craig A.Moe announced today that the International Day of Action for Rivers will be commemorated with a clean-up effort on the banks of the Patuxent River in Laurel on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.
Who: Rep. Glenn Ivey, Laurel Mayor Craig A. Moe, Eagle Harbor Mayor Noah Waters, Patuxent Riverkeeper Fred Tutman, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice – Ms. Carmera Thomas-Wilhite of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and other community stakeholders and grass roots environmental groups
What: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ACTION FOR RIVERS - Patuxent River Clean-up
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
- 10:30 a.m. Assemble
- 11:00 a.m. PRESS CONFERENCE
- 11: 30 a.m.- 2 p.m. Patuxent River Cleanup
Where: Riverfront Park, 22 Avondale Street, Laurel, MD 20707
Pavilion area on the banks of the Patuxent River
Why: To demonstrate how cleaning up the Patuxent River will have a positive impact on the environment and the Chesapeake Bay
Media Please RSVP to: Communications Director Ramon Korionoff at Ramon.Korionoff@mail.house.gov
“I am honored and humbled to bring together all these stakeholders in the community to help the environment. The Patuxent River is the only river entirely within Maryland and we must treasure it. I am sure that together we will all make a difference in the health of the Patuxent and of the Chesapeake Bay” said Representative Glenn F. Ivey.