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Prince George County Government News
Prince George County, VA December 22, 2017


Upcoming Meetings & Events

Fri., Dec. 22 - Christmas Holiday - Prince George County Government Offices will close at 12:30pm for the Christmas Holiday. All offices will reopen on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at 8:30am.

Fri., Dec. 22 - The Prince George County Extension Office will be accepting applications for the Master Gardener Volunteer program until January 10th. Please call 804-733-2686 or visit http://prince-george.ext.vt.edu/ for more information.

Mon., Dec. 25 - CHRISTMAS DAY - Prince George County Government Offices CLOSED.

Tues., Dec. 26 – Christmas Holiday - Prince George County Government Offices CLOSED.

Dec. 26-31 - Christmas Tree Recycling - *FREE until Jan 13 - real, undecorated trees for Prince George County residents only*, at CFS - County Convenience Center, 3100 Union Branch Road, South Prince George, from 8:00am - 5:00pm daily. (NOTE: Center will close at 12:00pm on December 31 and will be closed all day on January 1st.)

Wed., Dec. 27 - "Memory Café" – a Gathering for Alzheimer's & Dementia Caregivers - every 4th Wednesday at Perk's Coffee Shop, 8 W. Bank Street, Petersburg, from 3:00pm - 4:00pm.

Wed., Dec. 27 - A Swearing In Ceremony for newly elected Prince George County Officials will be held in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 6:30pm.

Thurs., Dec. 28 - Retirement Reception for Jean Barker, Prince George County Treasurer, at the Forehand Barn, 4620 Melfore Drive, Prince George, beginning at 5:00pm. Tickets $12/person in advance.

County Government Offices Closed Until December 27 for Christmas

County Government offices will close at 12:30 today and remain closed until 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 27 in observance of the Christmas holiday. The Board of Supervisors & County Staff wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable time

Important Things to Know

• Things to know about the new tax law. Details.

• VML appoints new Executive Director. Details.

• 2017 Prince George County Christmas Ornaments now on sale. Details.

• Recent County Administrator blogs. Details.

• Holiday leave prompts temporary gate changes at Fort Lee. Details.

• County employees donate over $4,500 in money and supplies for new Super Kids Group Home on Middle Road.

• Police Department taking orders for ‘Paw & Order’ calendar.

• Police still looking for suspect who fired a shot gun in Puddledock Apartments earlier this week.

• Police Department accepting donations for Polar Plunge.

• Prince George Master Gardener Association taking registration for new classes.

• Free recycling of live Christmas trees begins December 26 at the Convenience Site on Union Branch Road.

• FCA Area Director all about having 'heart.' Details.

Quote of the Week

"The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly."

~Jim Rohn

Percy C. Ashcraft, County Administrator | Prince George County, VA | (804) 722-8600
Fax (804) 732-3604 | pashcraft@princegeorgecountyva.gov | www.princegeorgecountyva.gov