Thursday, January 3, 2013
Boxes of food, warm clothing and toys were donated to families in need.
Louie’s Holiday Hope Project, the Bowie Baysox baseball team's program to help local families in need, helped 16 families during the 2012 holiday season, according to a news release. Partnering with the Prince George’s County Fire Department (PGFD), the Bowie Police Department and Bowie Youth & Family Services, the Baysox and the team mascot, Louie, were able to provide the families, which included 39 children, with food, coats and Christmas gifts. “Louie’s Holiday Hope Project had another very successful year of assisting families in need around the holidays,” said Baysox Marketing Director Brandan Kaiser. “Every year this program grows thanks to the great support from the community and all the donations we receive. The Baysox would like…
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The team is accepting donations and family nominations for their annual Louie's Holiday Hope Project.
For the sixth consecutive year, the Bowie Baysox are bring back Louie’s Holiday Hope Project to help local families in need during the holiday season. Last year, the the project was able to help 21 families with 48 children and hopes to help even more this year through onigoing partnerships with the Prince George’s County Fire Department, the Bowie Police Department and Bowie Youth & Family services, according to a press release. The program began in 2007 by helping out a couple of local families. Brian Shallcross, the Baysox general manager, is pleased with the program’s growth. “Our partners and our fans have rallied behind Louie through donations and also for finding local families whose holidays we can make a little more enjoyable,” …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The Tulip Gulch Haunted House will be hosted in the Bowie Baysox Prince George's Stadium for the 11th year.
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Looking for a good scare? Tulip Gulch Production's Doomsday Asylum Haunted House opens at Prince George's Stadium this Friday, Oct. 5 and will run weekends in October and Oct. 29-31. The longest running, locally produced, all volunteer haunted attraction is in its 26th year, and this is the 11th year the event has been hosted at Prince George's Stadium, according to Tulip Gulch Production co-owners Mark Torsani and Gary Fischer. Each year, a portion of proceeds go to support local charities. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 on the Baysox website or for $17 at the door. Friday, Oct. 12 is Patch Night, and all Patch readers will be eligible for a $5 discount. Order using this link, and the discount code PATCH (all caps) for …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Dylan Bundy, 19, will be the youngest Orioles player to make a major league debut in more than 40 years.
Bowie Baysox right-handed pitcher Dylan Bundy was called up to the majors Wednesday morning, according to a Baltimore Orioles press release. Bundy made his Baysox debut in August after being called up from Class-A Frederick, and has spent the past several weeks impressing fans and media alike. Following his first minor league season he was named to the Baseball America Minor League All-Star Team and this year he finished his Double-A minor league regular season going 2-0 with a 2.24 ERA in three starts. At just 19 years old, Bundy will be the first Orioles player to make his major league debut before turning 20 since Mike Adamson in 1967, according to the release. Bundy will join 20-year-old infielder Manny Machado, who has been wowing …
Saturday, June 9, 2012
The county executive will kickoff his summer reading program Tuesday.
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker will kickoff his summer reading book club Tuesday at the Bowie Baysox game. Baker, who began a Read Across Prince George's earlier this year, wants to encourage families to read together over the summer to bridge the educational gap between school years. "As I have mentioned on many occasions, I had many reading challenges as a child; however, the more I read, the more confident and capable I became." Baker said. “Educational studies also show that summer reading is pivotal to academic success, vocabulary building and helps prevent catch-up at the on-set of the school year due to loss of knowledge during the summer months.” To suggest books for Baker's Booklist send your name, email address…
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
The top Prince George's County news from the Patchwork.
Welcome to the launch of Prince George's PatchCast. Here's what happened in the towns around you since Monday, as seen and heard by our team of Patch reporters.