***MEDIA ADVISORY*** 12th Annual WSSC Family Campfire and Watershed Fair

Environmental games, S’mores and more at Brighton Dam

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Marshmallow and campfireLaurel – September 27, 2012: Learn about the environment and the Chesapeake Bay with environmental games, crafts, s’mores and a whole lot more at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) Annual Family Campfire and Watershed Fair at Brighton Dam, 2 Brighton Dam Road, Brookeville on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Watershed Fair will feature games, music, activities and exhibits to highlight how we can protect our watershed. The campfire begins at dusk. Visitors are asked to bring a flashlight, chairs or a blanket, unbreakable cups and long sticks for roasting marshmallows. Water and s’mores ingredients will be provided. James A. Price Jr., WSSC Chief of Plant Operations, will be the event’s master of ceremonies.

Presented by WSSC on behalf of the Patuxent Reservoirs Watershed Protection Group, the Family Campfire will promote the message of protecting our water supply. WSSC also is partnering with Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources, Howard County, and Montgomery County’s Master Gardeners.

To register for this free program, go to WSSC’s website and look for Family Campfire Event. Space is limited, so participants are urged to register soon. For more information, call Sandy August at 301-206-8240.

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.


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