Franklin hosts Fam­ily and Friends Day

The Enquire-Gazette - - Front Page - By JOHNATHON CLINKSCALES jclinkscales@somd­news.com

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.

STAFF PHO­TOS BY JOHNATHON CLINKSCALES

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.

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