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This update contains a “Save the Date” for our upcoming Fall Family event, information about Governor Hogan’s decision to start school after Labor Day, a meeting about Route 30 upgrades in Hampstead, volunteer opportunities, an North Carroll Opioids Community meeting, an road closure, the 50th Annual Carroll County Farm Museum Fall Harvest Days, and the Susie Badders Memorial Golf Outing. 



Ready Annual Fall Family Fundraiser:

On Tuesday, October 4th, my campaign will be holding our annual "Fall Family" fundraising event at Greenmount Station in Hampstead. The time of the event is 6:30-8:30. Tickets are $40 per person (children 12 and under free) and there are sponsorships available as well. If you are interested, click here for more details and/or to buy tickets. As you probably know, elections are getting more and more expensive. Events like these enable me and our team to build up our funds to be ready for next time.



Support for Hogan’s Post-Labor Day School Start

Governor Hogan’s recent announcement to begin the next school year after Labor Day and conclude by June 15 has been meet with overwhelming support.  A new poll by Goucher College’s Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center,  found aobut 68 percent of Maryland residents back the later start date.  The same poll also found that Governor Hogan’s overall approval ratings remain high, at 70 percent.



MD Route 30 - Hampstead Public Meeting

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Highway Administration will hold a public informational meeting on September 29th from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m at the Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company, 1341 Main Street, Hampstead.  The informational meeting will acquaint the public with the project and provide attendees an opportunity to discuss details.  There will be a brief presentation at 7:30 p.m.  You can arrive at any time during meeting hours and walk through the display.


North Carroll Opioids Provider Discussion

On Tuesday, September 27, Chief Ken Meekins, Hampstead Police Department and Mr. Richard Salkin, Addictions Counselor at North Carroll Counseling Center will be hosting an open discussion with medical providers and others interested in combatting the Opioid Epidemic which is plaguing our communities.  The meeting will be held at the Hampstead Town Hall, 1034 S. Carroll Street at 7:00 P.M.


Hawks Hill Road Closure

Hawks Hill Road in New Windsor is now closed for roadwork and repair through this November. 



Fall Harvest Days at the Carroll County Farm Museum

Carroll County Farm Museum will host the 50th Anniversary of their Fall Harvest Days celebration.  Admission is free.  October 15th, 10 am to 5 pm & 16, 11 am to 5 pm.  Parade is Saturday morning at 9 A.M. Activities include car show (Saturday), artisan demonstration, children’s costume contest (Sunday), make your own scarecrow ($), pumpkin painting, delicious food ($), live entertainment, children’s crafts, corn cannon ($), tractor rides and more.


Susie Badders Memorial Schloarship Golf Outing

The 2nd Annual Susie Badders Annual Golf Outing to benefit the Susie Badders Memorial Scholarship Fund will be held Saturday, October 8th at the Oakmont Green Golf Club in Hampstead.  Susie, her father Raymond Badders, and her boyfriend, Jason Simpkins died tragically in automobile accident in March of 2015.  To register or learn more, please contact Pete at 410-977-6104 or [email protected].


As your representative in Annapolis, I welcome your thoughts and opinions.  Please feel free to contact me or my staff with any thoughts,  questions, or concerns that you have.