Articles by Marian Merewitz

March 29, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue with Police Officer Michael Prather

On this episode of Dialagondo Con La Policia del Condado de Montgomery, host Blanca Kling is joined by Montgomery County Police Community Services Officer, Michael Prather. Officer Prather has been awarded by the City of Rockville and been a well known and loved member of the community for a very long time. On the second half […]

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March 9, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Yoga for Seniors with Cheryl Karvitz, Part II

The Gentle Yogi comes back for part II. Yoga CAN be done by everyone, even those with physical limitations or seniors. Cheryl Kravitz, the Gentle Yogi, joins Pat Shoemaker for this 2nd episode on some gentle yoga moves. Watch the first episode: “Connecting Our Community: Yoga for Seniors with Cheryl Kravitz”  

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March 6, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Transportation for Seniors

To drive or not to drive… that is the big question that faces many seniors and their families. On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker discusses some options with guests Shawn Brennan, the Mobility Manager with Montgomery County Aging and Disability Services and Denise Isreal from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation. Smartrip card for […]

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March 6, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: Upcounty Community Resources

Meet Jenn Lynn, Executive Director of Upcounty Community Resources(UCR). Learn all about their wonderful programs that include Respite to Art and the fabulous rock band. UCR has something for everyone. Hear their story.

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January 18, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: JOY Cheer

Terrel and Nic share a lot of JOY on this episode of Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic, JOY Cheerleading, that is. Terrel and Nic are joined by guests Meghan Young, one of the JOY Cheerleading coaches and Rachel Williams one of the cheerleaders.    

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December 16, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Human Trafficking in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Human trafficking is going on right here in Montgomery County. On this episode of Connecting Our Community, host Pat Shoemaker discusses human trafficking in Montgomery County with expert, Dr. Wendy Stickle. Dr. Stickle is the Director of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland, Shady Grove. Dr. Wendy Stickle discusses things to look […]

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December 4, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Age and Dementia Friendly Montgomery County

On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker is joined by guests, Marcia Pruzan and Lylie Fisher. Marcia Pruzan is a Senior Fellow in the office of Aging and Disability Services. Marcia is working with the Age-Friendly program which is being incorporated into Montgomery County. https://youtu.be/Sh0qKoeBPds Lylie Fisher is working with the Dementia […]

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November 24, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: On Our Own

The topic on this episode of Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic is living independently. Steve and Eli share their story of friendship, Independent living and being a vital and vocal part of Montgomery County.    

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October 12, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Dialagondo Con La Policia del Condado de Montgomery ep 48 October 2017 Event

On this episode of Dialagondo Con La Policia del Condado de Montgomery, host Blanca Kling is joined by guests Alejandra Munoz, STEER Case Manager and Captain Charles Carafano, the Director of the Special Victims Investigations Division. The discussion is about the rise in substance abuse, addiction and deaths locally and to publicize an event for the […]

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October 12, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: Meet Councilmember Craig Rice (VIDEO)

The topic on this episode of Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic is civic involvement. Terrel and Nic are joined by the Honorable Craig Rice from the Montgomery County Council. Their conversation covers how the Councilman got involved in being on the Montgomery County Council. He also gives examples of how easy it can […]

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