Franklin hosts Family and Friends Day
Hundreds of Prince George’s County residents gathered outside of the Show Place Arena Sunday in Upper Marlboro for the county’s sixth annual Friends and Family Day hosted by Prince George’s County Councilman Mel Franklin (D).
The free event showcased the county’s local business and nonprofit community which included the Prince George’s County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), We Are Pearls, Healthcare Marketplace, The Ivy Community Charities of Prince George’s County Inc., Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Kappa Epsilon Lambda Chapter, Keith Turner of Kturner Aerobics, Titan Power LLC, Largo Financial Services, Andrews Federal Credit Union, Bennett Caterers and numerous others.
Families were provided food and enjoyed festivities from live entertainment and music to moon bounces and a mobile game truck for kids. Musical guests included the FAME Jazz Band, The Fix and Black Alley.
Franklin was also joined by other elected local and state officials including Maryland State Del. Elizabeth G. Susie Proctor (D-Prince George’s, Charles) and Michael A. Jackson (D-Prince George’s, Calvert), Board of Education Member Sonya Williams, Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Prince George’s, Charles, Calvert), Prince George’s County Sheriff Melvin C. High and Ingrid Turner, candidate for judge of the Prince George’s County Circuit Court.
Prince George’s County Councilman Mel Franklin stands with his family as they are joined onstage with Prince George’s County Sheriff Melvin C. High, Judge Circuit Court candidate Ingrid Turner, Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.,...
Keith Turner of Kturner Aerobics, based in Clinton, leads a group of residents as they dance to live music. Turner offers personal training and instructive fitness exercises along with a healthy eating plan designed to help clients lose weight, shape...
Franklin greets members of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Kappa Epsilon Lambda Chapter.
Jerald Tyler of Upper Marlboro watches his three kids Jade, 6, Cole, 3 and Miles, 2, while they play on a fire truck from the Marlboro Volunteer Fire Department.