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Ken Gar Community Center to be Renamed Leonard D. Jackson Ken Gar Center

Saturday, January 25, 2014

4111 Plyers Mill Road, Kensington


Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will join County Councilmembers Phil Andrews, Nancy Floreen and Nancy Navarro, State Senator Richard Madaleno, Town of Kensington Mayor Peter Fosselman, Montgomery County Recreation Department Director Gabe Albornoz, Department of General Services Director David Dise and members of the Jackson family at a dedication ceremony of the Leonard D. Jackson Ken Gar Center.

The Ken Gar Community Center is being renamed in honor of the late Leonard D. Jackson, longtime resident of the community. Jackson served as the Ken Gar Civic Association president for more than 20 years and worked with Montgomery County government to make Ken Gar the County’s first urban renewal program.

PHOTO OP: New signage on the front of the center will be unveiled following the speaking program.

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