Fall Festival for the Arts and Veterans Opportunities Fair Coming to St. Charles on Saturday, October 19th

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The St. Charles Companies announces a live concert by the USAF band, Max Impact, as one of the many highlights of the 2nd annual St. Charles Fall Festival for the Arts and Veterans Opportunity Fair at O'Donnell Lake on October 19th.

The St. Charles Companies announces a live concert by the USAF band, Max Impact, as one of the many highlights of the 2nd annual St. Charles Fall Festival for the Arts and Veterans Opportunity Fair at O'Donnell Lake on October 19th.

The family-friendly event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature:

  •     A benefits and employment fair at the new Waldorf West Library, featuring benefits, job training, and other information for veterans provided by the Veterans Administration, Maryland DLLR, and Charlotte Hall Home For Veterans
  •     A 60-mile bike ride that will begin and end at O'Donnell Lake in St. Charles, hosted by the Rotary Club of Waldorf
  •     Free pumpkins*, rides, and face painting for children
  •     Delicious food from restaurant vendors Chick Fil A and Boston's the Gourmet Pizza
  •     An artist's market, featuring numerous local arts and craft vendors
  •     The Waldorf weekly farmer's market, featuring the best local produce in Southern Maryland
  •     A classic car show at nearby Grille 13 restaurant, with proceeds benefiting the Wounded Warrior program

*while supplies last

"St. Charles has incorporated something for everyone into this year's event," said Craig Renner, vice president of marketing and public relations for St. Charles. "We're especially proud to reach out to our veterans of our armed services to work with the Chamber of Commerce and local business organizations to make this a special event for those who protect our freedom, and the families that support them."

Arts and craft vendors and local businesses are encouraged to participate. Register for the event at http://stcharlesfallfestival.ticketleap.com/st-charles-fall-festival-for-the-arts-2013/.

For more information about the Veterans Opportunity Fair at the Waldorf West library, please visit http://www.stcharlesmd.com/events/veterans-opportunity-fair.html as well as the St. Charles blog at http://www.stcharlesmd.com/our-blog.html.

St. Charles is the best-selling new home community in Southern Maryland and is considered one of the most successful master planned communities in the Country. St. Charles is just 11 miles south of the Capital Beltway and is known for its diverse and abundant neighborhoods, lively retail centers, recreational opportunities and excellent schools. Over the past 41 years, St. Charles has invested generously to ensure economic success for the community including the donation of two school sites totaling over 130 acres, miles of infrastructure, the rebuilding and expansion of key roads and payments of approximately $30 million in new school construction excise taxes. In 2014, the new, state-of-the-art St. Charles High School will open, ensuring that our local schools have in excess of 1,000 school seats of what is needed for this 6,100-acre community. Over the past year, St. Charles achieved record-level sales as buyers and renters recognized the advantages of a mixed-use community with unique features such as the Regency Furniture Stadium and the new West Waldorf library.

In the past two years, St. Charles was featured in The Washington Post (Lower Prices Draw More Buyers, Renters to St. Charles) and was profiled alongside the Washington area’s top master planned communities in The Washington Times (Master-Planned Towns, Age 50, Innovative Still). Named by CNN’s Money Magazine as one of the top twenty small cities to live in America, St. Charles appeals to all ages and lifestyles and was featured in 2011 in The Washington Post’s “Where We Live” section and named by U.S. News and World Report as one of the nation’s top bargains for places to retire. St. Charles invites you to like us on Facebook at St. Charles MD or visit us at http://www.stcharlesmd.com.

The St. Charles Companies includes American Community Properties Trust, The Apartments of St. Charles, American Land Development and St. Charles Community, LLC. The St. Charles Companies’ lines of business include the residential and commercial development of St. Charles, a 9,100-acre planned community in Charles County, Maryland and the ownership of an operating apartment portfolio of approximately 2,500 units in St. Charles.

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