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Updated: 05/01/2014 04:06:03PM

Plans may include

more than a McCutchen statue

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Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen walks through the dugout before a game against the Cincinnati Reds. In a workshop a public art area was discusssed with a statue of McCutchen being a centerpiece.

PHOTO BY K.M. THORNTON SR.
Fort Meade's Andrew McCutchen hosted his annual "Raising the Standards" baseball camp in February where he raises money for the city's Dixie Youth League, is one area of philanthropy where he gives to the community. Making a statue of him on MLK in a public art place is an idea city leaders are discussing.

By JAMES COULTER

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A public art piece to commemorate Fort Meade’s rich history is currently being eyed, and a committee of community representatives will be formed to determine its focus and location.

This future art piece was discussed during a community workshop at city hall last Tuesday featuring the artist local leaders are hoping will do the work, Fort Meade native George Gadson.

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