Accokeek Foundation honors life, legacy of Proctor at dinner
The Accokeek Foundation hosted its 2nd Annual Taste of Fall Farm Dinner Sunday to honor the life and legacy of former Maryland Del. James E. Proctor, Jr. (D-Prince George’s, Charles) with the 2016 National Conservation Leadership Award during an exclusive ceremo- ny at the National Colonial Farm at Piscataway Park in Accokeek.
Proctor’s surviving wife, Del. Elizabeth “Susie” Proctor (D-Prince George’s, Charles), was a keynote speaker and accepted the award on behalf of her late husband who was an advocate for improved educational resources in Prince George’s County and a strong supporter of the foundation’s work in land conservation, sustainable agriculture and education.
Other state leaders in attendance the event included Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. (D-Charles, Prince George’s,