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Paint Branch HS Educational Foundation Participating in This Year’s Maryland Charity Campaign

The Paint Branch HS Educational Foundation is proud to announce that they have been accepted to participate in this year’s Maryland Charity Campaign.

The designation code for our organization is 6664. If you know any Maryland State employees, please pass this along and ask them to designate us if they participate in the Campaign.

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About the Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC): It is a workplace charitable giving program that offers state employees the opportunity to contribute to charities using the convenience of payroll deduction. Currently nearly 700 charities participate in the campaign.

An Executive Order signed by the Governor dictates how the MCC is to be handled. The campaign is administered by the Office of the Secretary of State. Duties of the Secretary of State’s office include reviewing and approving the applications submitted by charities wishing to receive funds from the MCC; approving the operating budget of the campaign; and monitoring the Operating Agency that is responsible for managing the campaign.

United Way of Central Maryland serves as the Operating Agency. It provides professional staff support in all areas of the campaign; prints collateral material; processes pledge cards; trains the State’s Loaned Executives; and demonstrates accountability in the fiscal management of State employee contributions.

The Governor chairs and Lt. Governor co-chairs the campaign. Each year, the Governor appoints a State cabinet member to serve as Vice Chair. The Vice Chair establishes the campaign structure; establishes campaign goals; monitors campaign progress and troubleshoots when necessary; evaluates campaign methodologies and assists in building the subsequent years’ campaigns. This year’s Vice Chair is in the process of being selected. The Assistant Vice Chair is Gloria G. Lawlah, Secretary of Maryland Department of Aging.

Old School Keepsakes Almost Gone!

If you have been thinking of buying one of the Keepsakes of the old school but keep putting it off, you had best not wait any longer! At this time, we are down to under 25 Keepsakes, with 21 + 3 with slight defects. The ones with slight defects are selling for half price – $8. The ones with no defects are $15.90 each.

If you are interested in owning one, please contact the Foundation at pbefornaments@gmail.com.

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New Paint Branch Keepsakes

In celebration of our beautiful new building, we continue our tradition of excellence through effort.

The Paint Branch Educational Foundation has commissioned a beautiful keepsake to celebrate just how fortunate we are at Paint Branch High School. Finally occupying “The Jewel of Burtonsville,” we are proud to capture its beauty and elegance.

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Order Your Paint Branch High School Keepsakes NOW! New Order Has Arrived!

The building we all knew and loved is gone now, and just a very big hole in the ground remains, soon to become a new stadium and ball fields. Gone, but not forgotten!

We are pleased to announce that we once again have the Keepsakes in stock. However, this will be our last shipment, so if you want one, you need to buy it now, before they are gone forever!

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Class of 2012 Senior Banners

Class of 2012, you will be the last class to have your banners hanging in the original Paint Branch! Order your Senior Banner now!

The banners are approximately 36” long by 18” tall. The banners will be on white vinyl with burgundy, gold and black print with grommets for hanging. The banners will be hung in the hallways for approximately one month starting in May, celebrating your graduation from Paint Branch! You will pick up your banner after the Senior Graduation Practice on May 30, 2012. Any banners not picked up on this date, will be available in the Main Office.

Cost: $25.00. All profits will be donated to the Paint Branch High School Educational Foundation.

Questions concerning banner production can be directed to Brian Eichenlaub or Chris Mitchell. Please complete form and return to the Main Office with payment. (Make checks payable to Paint Branch High School Educational Foundation) by March 23, 2012.

Holiday Book Shopping

Start your holiday shopping at Books A Million at Books a Million in Laurel!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Books A Million, a Laurel Maryland bookstore, is hosting a fundraiser for the Paint Branch High School Educational Foundation on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The bookstore is located in the Laurel Shopping Center at 351 Montrose Avenue, Laurel, MD 20707.

A portion of all sales will be donated to the Paint Branch Educational Foundation. Customers are asked to cash out at the register marked with balloons so the organization will be credited for the sale.

Directions to Books A Million from Paint Branch High School
1. Leaving the school, head north on Old Columbia Pike
2. Turn right onto MD-198 East. Continue to follow MD-198 East for 4.5 miles
3. Turn right at Route 1 South
4. Take the right into the first shopping center, which is Laurel Shopping Center.
You will see a Giant food store in the shopping center. The bookstore will be on your right.