Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 2, in Montgomery County
1. Montgomery County firefighters are hoping you will support the Fill the Boot campaign, which begins today at intersections across the county.
2. There is a big demand for affordable housing in Montgomery County. Nearly 20,000 people have already filed applications since the Housing Opportunities Commission (HOC) launched its new online waiting list on Aug. 24th.
3. Montgomery County kicks off African Heritage Month tonight in Silver Spring.
4. Do you have a Montgomery County library card? September is National Library Card Signup Month.
5. Selected Trawick Prize finalists will have their work on display beginning today at Gallery B in Bethesda. Gallery hours are noon – 6 p.m. The opening reception for this exhibit is scheduled on Sept. 11.