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October 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

October SBN: Navigating Challenging Negotiations

Montgomery Community Media’s October Small Business Network addresses the best methods to handle challenging negotiations. The series of monthly sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard addresses topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. This is a virtual event. The presentation and discussion occured on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 9 a.m.  Registration is free […]

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October 13, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Elrich Hosting Hybrid Forum Wednesday to Discuss Budget for Fiscal Year 2023

County Executive Marc Elrich will host a hybrid forum on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. to gather community input on the FY23 operating budget. This forum will be both in person at the White Oak Community Recreation Center in Silver Spring and virtually via Microsoft Teams. Elrich will submit a budget proposal next March to […]

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October 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Bulb Exchange Program During October for Energy Action Month

October is National Energy Action Month, a federal-wide effort to promote sustainability and energy efficiency while encouraging the smart use of energy, water, and transportation resources. Here in Montgomery County, the public libraries and the Department of Environmental Protection are offering a light bulb exchange program where residents may exchange inefficient light bulbs for energy-efficient […]

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October 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Elrich Seeks Residents’ Input During Series of Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of budget forums on the county’s next operating budget – Fiscal Year 23.  Residents are invited to attend the forums in person or view them virtually via the internet. The purpose of the forums is to gather input from residents about their priorities for the next fiscal year.  […]

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September 30, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

‘Amazingly Generous County’ Creates Backlog of Donations at Interfaith Works

A combination of too many donations and too few volunteers created a backlog at Interfaith Works that forced the non-profit to stop accepting donations until Oct. 19 at its clothing center on Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. “We live in just an amazingly generous county,” declared Betsy Cheakalos, director of family services at Interfaith Works. During […]

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September 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Assessing Staffing Challenges if Vaccines Become Mandatory

Montgomery County is reaching out to its department managers to determine if the county could function adequately if a mandate for county employees to be vaccinated is enacted. County Executive Marc Elrich said Wednesday afternoon at a weekly media session that he favors mandating all county employees be vaccinated unless they have a medical or […]

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October 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Monday’s COVID-19 Numbers for Montgomery: 71 New Cases, No Deaths

The Maryland Department of Health reported 71 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Monday morning. The cumulative case count is now 24,466. There were no COVID-19 related fatalities reported Monday, therefore the pandemic death toll remains at 820. Prince George’s County leads the state in fatalities with 822 –  two more than Montgomery County – […]

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October 16, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Board of Education Plans Conversation on Virtual Learning

The Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education’s Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Committee is inviting community members to share their thoughts on virtual learning. The virtual meeting is set for Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. Questions need to be submitted before the meeting. To listen to the conversation by phone, dial +1-202-860-2110 Access Code: 171 287 […]

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October 16, 2020 | Khadijah Ali-Coleman, Ed.D.

Blog: Choreographer Turned Arts Administrator C. Lorenzo Evans III Talks Dance and Pivoting as an Artist During COVID-19

C. Lorenzo “goLo” Evans III is a dancer/choreographer from the Washington DC metropolitan area. He is best known for his work with Fantasia Barrino and the iconic Godfather of Soul, go-go artist Chuck Brown. Following many years of training in Philadelphia at Temple University, Koresh Dance and Freedom Theatre, Evans began goLoworld Dance Company in […]

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October 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Padres de Familia Tendrán la Oportunidad de Opinar sobre la Educación Virtual

El lunes, 19 de octubre de 6:00 a 7:30 p.m. se llevará a cabo una conversación virtual sobre el aprendizaje a distancia. Como parte de esta conversación, se exhorta a las familias a que envíen sus preguntas para que sean contestadas durante este evento. Las preguntas pueden ser enviadas en español y con anticipación haciendo […]

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