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Beltsville Briefs December 2022

Updated: Dec 19, 2022

Pizza With Santa!

On Saturday, December 17 the Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department (4911 Prince George’s Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705) will host Pizza With Santa! The cost is $5.00 for children and $7.00 for adults. There will be pizza, Christmas Crafts, and Writing Letters to Santa (that will be mailed from the Fire House). And of course, Santa will be there too to take pictures and hand out treats!

The Beltsville Young at Heart

by Lois Hamilton

Our September meeting brought us 5 new members to join the club. We were afraid that after not meeting in July and August, we would be too few to meet. But along with our new members, we’ve lost two of our older members. Richard Moore was our secretary for the last 11 years, and Lois Knabel was a sweet and lovely lady who was a joy to know. We will miss both of them greatly.

We are looking forward to our November 17 Thanksgiving Gala in Laurel at the United Methodist Church on Main Street. With a delicious menu (no turkey), entertainment by “Having Fun”, drawings for 50/50 and 7 raffle items, among all the fellowship we have together, it should be a blessed gathering. Anyone who would like information about the luncheon, or our club should call me at 301-498-9736, so I can provide you with what you would like to know. Remember, Good friends leave footprints on our hearts.

Upcoming Events at First Baptist Church Of Beltsville

On Sunday, December 18, at 11 am there will be a Christmas Cantata Music Celebration. The First Baptist Church of Beltsville Choir will present Glorious Impossible!

You are invited to celebrate the reason for the season with us on Saturday, December 24 at 6:00 pm at the Christmas Eve Service. Come worship the coming of the Savior through music, the Lord’s Supper and ending with a candlelight singing of Silent Night. We look forward to having you worship with us! 4700 Odell Road Beltsville, MD

Food Distribution at Beltsville Seventh Day Adventist Church

By Pastor Sifa Potauaine

A drive-through food distribution event was held at the Beltsville Seventh Day Adventist Church in conjunction with Prince George’s County on 28 October. About 230 food boxes were given out, thanks to the Capital Area Food Bank. The event started at 11 am. Free food is available behind the church at the church’s community center every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. The community center runs in coordination with Prince George’s County and offers many services. Food distribution was not scheduled for November, and the next drive-through will be on 3 December.

Women's Community Club of Beltsville Holiday Open House

Annual Fall Beautification Projects: Adopt A Road along Montgomery Road. & Planting Spring Blooming Bulbs at Beltsville Community Center

Would you like to learn more about the Women’s Club of Beltsville? Please join us for our Open House on Thursday, December 8th from 6:30-8:00 p.m. We meet at the Beltsville-Adelphi Boys and Girls Club, 11705 Roby Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland. Light Refreshments will be served.

It is not too late to help out with our Holiday Food, Gift & Fund-Raising Program 2022. At Christmas, we provide presents for children. We accept new toys and new clothes for children. Monetary contributions & store gift cards are also appreciated. You or your organizations are welcome to sponsor a child or a family. Contact Karen Coakley at or 301-741-7672 with questions and /or to schedule a pickup or delivery time of your donation.

As a certified 501©3 organization, all contributions are tax deductible. Donations can be made thru PayPal by using our email address Monetary contributions and gift cards can be mailed to: Women’s Community Club of Beltsville P. O. Box 1607 Beltsville, Maryland 20704-1607. To see a list of activities, visit our Facebook page: Women’s Community Club of Beltsville

Residents For A Better Beltsville Blood Drive

Residents For A Better Beltsville will host a blood drive on Friday, December 16 from 10 am to 3 pm at the MDTA Konterra Detachment Break Room (13201 Konterra Drive, Laurel, MD 20707). If you would like to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-Red Cross or visit and enter “RBB.” You can streamline your donation experience and save approximately 15 minutes by visiting to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.

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