For Immediate Release

Upper Marlboro, MD (April 1, 2019)

On Thursday, March 28,2019 BUILD Prince George’s hosted its launch party at the beautiful 30-acre Lake Presidential Golf Club.

Over 200 hundred people attended the event and which noted several guest speakers including: Dr. Monica Goldson, Interim CEO of Prince George’s County Schools; Delegate Darryl Barnes, 25th Legislative District and Chair of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland; Delegate Jazz Lewis, 24th Legislative District, At-Large County Councilmember Mel Franklin; and David Harrington, President and CEO of the Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce.

The event was capped by a special presentation in which Councilmember Mel Franklin donated five thousand dollars to the BUILD Capacity Development Fund. David Harrington also announced a pending partnership between the Chamber and BUILD to work collaboratively on issues that matter most to our business members. Details of the partnership will be announced in coming months.

Watch the video recap of the event below. Click here to see pics of who stopped by.


About BUILD Prince George’s

BUILD Prince George’s mission is to assist our membership in building capacity so that they benefit from identified economic development and business opportunities in Prince George’s County and the surrounding Washington, DC metropolitan region. We also assist our members in overcoming social and economic disadvantages that have limited their participation in the region’s free enterprise system.  Our programming supports and nurtures diverse, local, and minority business enterprises in every stage of growth through maturity.

Contact: Eben Smith
Phone: 301.367.2636