Five Things to Know Today, May 14, in Montgomery County
1. House Fire: Five firefighters were injured as they battled a two-alarm house fire in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg early today.
2. Bear Basics: The state’s top bear expert will discuss black bears at a meeting in Poolesville tonight.
3. Economic Development: Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will unveil his plans for transferring the major functions of county economic development and business promotion to a private sector led nonprofit entity. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for the latest from this briefing.
4. New Name: A renaming event is scheduled today to celebrate the new name for Broad Acres Elementary School as the JoAnn Leleck Elementary School at Broad Acres, named for the former principal’s leadership and commitment to that school’s community.
5. Live Music: The Bethesda Summer Concert series kicks off today at Veterans Park in Bethesda.