We Are Better Together

Hillcrest-Marlow Heights

Civic Association

Together Let’s Turn

Our Vision Into Reality!

At Hillcrest-Marlow Heights Civic Association, we are neighbors working together to preserve the quality of life.

Membership

Community

Hillcrest-Marlow Heights Civic Association Membership 

HMHCA September 2020 Newsletter

Major Accomplishments:

  • Advocated for the revitalization of Iverson Mall.
  • Participated in the planning and development of the Hillcrest Heights Community Center.
  • Initiated action for the planning and monitoring of the renovation of Benjamin Stoddert Middle School and Hillcrest Heights Elementary School.
  • Established a relationship with Prince George's County Public Safety Officials (police officers) to help reduce criminal activity and the safety of our community.

These are just a few reasons why members of the community should belong to the association.


Become a member today by filling out the Membership Application section.  If you have membership questions after reviewing the website, contact George W. Hanna by email at [email protected]

Here are some various positions and committees you might like to join:

Officers


Earle A. Gumbs, President

(301) 630-3040

George W. Hanna, Sr., Vice President

(240) 723-5200


Vernetta Farrar, Treasurer
(301) 894-2448


Wendi Joyner, Corresponding Secretary

(301) 237-7488


Barbara P. Robinson, Recording Secretary
(301) 894-5228


Jackie Maxfield, Legislative Representative

(240) 423-3352


Standing Committees

  • Amenities
  • Beautification
  • Bylaws
  • Community Concerns
  • Community Service
  • Education
  • Social Media
  • Legislative
  • Membership
  • Newsletter
  • Planning and Fundraising
  • Public Relations
  • Scholarship
  • Youth Activities

Standing Committees and Duties

Membership Committee – Duties of the Membership Committee shall be:

  • To coordinate the work of the Block Representatives.
  • To recruit members for the Association.
  • To maintain a current membership roster/mailing list.
  • To notify members regarding the payment of dues.

Public Relations Committee – Duties of the Public Relations Committee shall be:

  • To distribute information to community residents on the Associations’ work in the Community.
  • To promote the Association and to encourage participation and membership from community residents.
  • To develop flyers and public service media announcements to promote the Associations’ fund raising and community events.

Community Concerns Committee – Duties of the Community Concerns Committee shall be:

  • To address issues of concern, that affects the general welfare of the Community.
  • To direct those concerns and/or complaints to the proper agency or person for attention and resolution.
  • To properly consult and coordinate with the President and the Executive Committee.

Education Committee – Duties of the Education Committee shall be:

  • To review the quality of education offered by the schools in the Hillcrest-Marlow Heights Community.
  • To annually contact each school in the area for the purpose of determining specific needs.
  • To maintain contact with other groups concerned with the quality of education offered.
  • To act on pertinent issues concerning education while keeping the membership of the Association informed.
  • To represent and testify before the School Board and other agencies relative to educational matters.
  • To properly consult and coordinate with the President and the Executive Committee.

Community Services Committee – Duties of the Community Services shall be:

  • To arrange for seminars, workshops, etc., designated to meet specific needs of our senior citizens, the needy and disabled persons.
  • To bring to the attention of the Community that various County services which are available to assist them.
  • To assist those in need of procuring services offered by the County.
  • To properly consult and coordinate with the President and the Executive Committee in performing these duties.

Community Youth Committee – Duties of the Community Youth Committee shall be:

  • To plan and administer programs designed to attract, serve and guide the young people of the Community.
  • To organize and sponsor youth related activities and provide adult supervision for the same.
  • To draw from the membership for assistance in conducting special events.
  • To properly consult and coordinate with the President and the Executive Committee in performing these duties.

Scholarship Committee – Duties of the Scholarship Committee shall be:

  • To manage and administer the scholarship funds.
  • To accept and review requests for financial assistance from qualified students.
  • To make recommendations for scholarship awards to the Executive Committee.
  • To organize an event to properly recognize scholarship award recipients.
  • To maintain records on scholarship award recipients to facilitate and establish a historical base.
  • To properly consult and coordinate with the President and the Executive Committee in performing these duties.

Newsletter Committee – Duties of the Newsletter Committee shall be:

  • To develop, prepare, and review articles for inclusion in the newsletter.
  • To finalize and distribute the Civic News.
  • To manage the publication of the Civic News on the HMHCA website.
  • To promote the Association's programs in the Community.
  • To mail the Newsletter to the membership, local schools, the business community and place copies in various public locations throughout the Community.
  • To bring to the membership any new changes to the Constitution and Bylaws.
  • To properly consult and coordinate with the President and the Executive Committee in performing these duties.

Bylaws Committee – Duties of the Bylaws Committee shall be:

  • To receive all motions to amend the Constitution.
  • To receive all proposed amendments to the Bylaws.
  • To report on the proposed amendments at said regular meeting, which action may be taken on the amendment proposed in the original motion.
  • To propose a substitute motion if required.
  • To bring to the membership any proposed new changes to the Constitution and Bylaws.
  • To properly consult and coordinate with the President and Executive Committee in performing these duties.

Amenities Committee – Duties of the Amenities Committee shall be:

  • To extend and acknowledge special events in the Community as directed by the President or the Executive Committee.
  • To welcome new residents to the neighborhood.
  • To inform new neighbors about the Association and its purpose in the Community.
  • To mail sympathy and get well cards as appropriate to Association members and community residents to express the Association’s concern for those persons and families.
  • To acknowledge special events and achievements of individual members.
  • To properly consult and coordinate with the President and the Executive Committee in performing these duties. 

Planning and Fundraising Committee – Duties of the Planning and Fundraising Committee shall be:

  • To plan social and fundraising events for the Association with the approvals of the Executive Committee.
  • To draw from the membership for any special event which involves detailed work and planning.
  • To assist the President in planning for programs for general meetings that will be educational and informative for the membership.

Join Us Today!

To join us, please fill out the membership application form. We look forward to meeting you!

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Contact Details: George W. Hanna Sr. 240-723-5200

Every Dollar Makes a Difference

At Hillcrest-Marlow Heights Civic Association, we seek all the help from other people as we strive to turn the community into a better place to live in. If you’re interested in lending us a hand, you may get in touch with us. You can also help by making a donation.