Ice rescue training held on Lake Collington

Jan 26, 2014

The Prince George’s County (Md.) Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department conducted training on the correct procedures for performing ice rescues on a frozen Lake Collington in January. This photo was taken Jan. 26, 2014, by Collington Resident Pat French.

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Season of Giving

Jan 03, 2014

In the spirit of the Season of Giving, the Collington Marketing Team collected non-perishable food items from staff, Collington residents and visitors to donate to the Bowie Food Pantry. The donations filled five boxes and and helped to make the holiday season brighter for many of our neighbors!

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Collington donates to Habitat for Humanity

Jul 30, 2013

Collington makes many donations to a local chapter of Habitat for Humanity. When Collington renovates residences for new residents, donations of gently used cabinetry and appliances are made to help Habitat build new homes for those in need.

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Collington residents donate $3,000 to Kettering Elementary School

May 22, 2012

May 22, 2012–Eleven students from nearby Kettering Elementary School came to Collington May 16 for a luncheon celebrating their ties to Collington residents who have mentored them throughout the school year. During the luncheon, members of Collington’s Community Outreach Committee presented the students and school officials with a check for $3,000 to enhance educational opportunities […]

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Amateur radio station connects Collington to the world with a purpose

Aug 29, 2011

MITCHELLVILLE, Md., Aug. 29, 2011 –A feature story in the new edition of Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook reveals how residents of one retirement community have used Amateur Radio, often called “ham radio,” to maintain purpose, friendship and even their own health. When Grant Bagley and his wife decided to make the move to a retirement community, he […]

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