Day in the Life of Montgomery County

Connecting Our Community

Connecting Our Community-New shelter #78

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions.

Produced by Marian Merewitz

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Foster a Pet at Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center

As “Kitten Season” Approaches, Animal Shelter to Host Foster Information Session Derwood, MD – Between May and September of 2014, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) received over 400 kittens – many of them in need of specialized or 24-hour care. In anticipation of  this year’s arrivals, MCASAC is sending out an […]

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Connecting Our Community: Girls on the Run

Just in time for their Spring 5K you can learn all about the wonderful Girls on the Run of Montgomery County! On this episode of Connecting Our Community, host Karen Allyn is joined by Elizabeth McGlynn the Executive Director of Girls on the Run of Montgomery County. Girls on the Run is a program for girls […]

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Montgomery County Animal Services & Adoption Center

Have you seen all of those sad pet faces lately on commercials? Montgomery County has hundreds of pets that need to find a home. The new Montgomery County Animal Services & Adoption Center is open and waiting for you. Find out more on this episode of Connecting Our Community. Host Karen Allyn welcomes Katherine Zenzano, […]

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Pets with Disabilities (Video)

Have you seen those sad pictures of animals that have been severely injured in an accident? Some even end up missing a leg? Well we have some information about a very special group that works with these injured pets. Find out more, on this Connecting Our Community. Host Pat Shoemaker discusses the amazing work that Pets […]

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Sunflower Bakery (Video)

Are you looking for an excuse or a way to justify getting some yummy baked goods? We have the perfect place for you. Find out more on this episode of Connecting Our Community. Host Pat Shoemaker finds out the secret that  makes the Sunflower Bakery so special from guest Sara Portman Milner,   Co-founder and Co-director of Program & […]

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Discover Toastmasters

Are you looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview? Ignite your career? Well there is a group that’s been around a while that can help. Find out more, next on Connecting Our Community. Host Karen Allyn discusses Toastmasters with the President of the Kemp Mill Toastmasters. For more information about the […]

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Surviving Domestic Violence (Video)

According to a recent report by The U.S. Department of Justice, the majority of non-fatal domestic violence is committed against females (76 percent) compared to males (24 percent). Find out more about this growing problem, on this episode of Connecting Our Community. Host Karen Allyn speaks with Katie Gleeson.  Having been a victim and escaping domestic […]

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Connecting Our Community: Interages

Seniors sharing their knowledge and experience with young people that need their attention and help. What a great idea and a great program! Host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Tricia Wilson, the Director of Volunteer Outreach for the Heyman Interages Center and former Broadcaster, Bill Torrey. Bill Torrey is an outstanding volunteer with the Heyman […]

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Connecting Our Community #71 Manna Food

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Rapid increases in poverty, coupled with the shifting demographics, have left many of our friends and neighbors in suburban Montgomery County struggling to pay for and provide food for their families. On this episode of  Connecting Our Community we will learn about an organization that is trying to meet this growing need. Host Pat Shoemaker is […]

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Connecting Our Community #70: The Senior Connection

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On this edition of Connecting Our Community you can learn more about a group that was featured for two years in a row as, “one of the best small charities in the Washington, D.C. region.” Host Pat Shoemaker introduces Susan Dollins, the Executive Director of The Senior Connection along with volunteer Dolores Baldadian and Anna Kaplan. Dollins and Baldadian explain the […]

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Episodes

EpisodeTitle/Description
78

Connecting Our Community-New shelter #78

New Animal Shelter

77

Connecting Our Community-Pets with Disabilities #77

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

76

Connecting Our Community-Sunflower Bakery #76

Sunflower Bakery

75

Connecting Our Community-Toastmasters #75

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

74

Connecting Our Community-Domestic Abuse with Katie Gleeson #74

Domestic Abuse with Katie Gleeson

73

Connecting Our Community- Humane society #73

MC Humane Society

72

Connecting Our Community-Interages #72

Interages

71

Connecting Our Community-Manna Food #71

Manna Food

70

Connecting Our Community #70

The Senior Connection

69

Connecting Our Community #69

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

68

Connecting Our Community #68

Elder Abuse Awareness

67

Connecting Our Community #67

Barbershop Singing is performed by Accapello singers who also are part of the Harmony Express group.

66

Connecting Our Community #66

Olney Farmers Market

65

Connecting Our Community #65

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

64

Connecting Our Community #64

Artstream

63

Connecting Our Community #63

This show is about the local chapter ofHarmony Express a group of accapello singers.

62

Connecting Our Community #62

Rockville Science Center with Bob Ekman.

61

Connecting Our Community #61

Elder Abuse Awareness part 2. Guests Bonnie Klem, Lt. Bob Carter, and Debbie Feinstein.

60

Connecting Our Community #60

Bob Blancato: National Coordiinator of the Elder Justice Coalition.

59

Connecting Our Community #59

Story Tapestries with Arianna ross

58

Connecting Our Community #58

John Goon talks about seniors game night.

57

Connecting Our Community #57

Host Karen Allyn is joined by Cal Horelick, the President of the Montgomery County Stroke Association. Approximately 80% of all strokes are preventable.

56

Connecting Our Community #56

A message of hope Cancer with Meredith McNerney

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Connecting Our Community #55 Hospice Caring

Pat Shoemaker talks with Jeannette Mendonca and Toby Rabbin of Hospice Caring, Inc about their organization.

54

Connecting Our Community #54 Emergency Preparedness 101

This episode of Connecting Our Community we will give you a refresher course on Emergency Preparedness 101.

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Connecting Our Community #53

Host Pat Shoemaker is joined by guests, Gena Mitchell, President of Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County (DSNMC) And Heather Sachs, DSNMC Board Member and Education Committee Chair. Together they dispel some popular myths about Down Syndrome and discuss the work of the DSNMC.

52

Connecting Our Community #52

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

51

Connecting Our Community #51

How to survive and thrive in the new era of under and unemployed.

50

Connecting Our Community #50

Interview with Blanca Kling, Hispanic Liaison with the Montgomery County Police Department.

49

Connecting Our Community #49

Olney Home for Life..Marlene Zaborsky

48

Connecting Our Community #48

Hero Dogs..Jennifer Lund

47

Connecting Our Community #47

Habitat for Humanity

46

Connecting Our Community #46

Health Disparities, Amalia Rivera- Oven

45

Connecting Our Community #45

10000 Villages

44

Connecting Our Community #44

Growing Soul 2

43

Connecting Our Community #43

Growing Soul 1

42

Connecting Our Community #42

Transformations with Bethany Portner

41

Connecting Our Community #41

Transportation

40

Connecting Our Community #40

Childrens Inn at NIH

39

Connecting Our Community #39

JCA

38

Connecting Our Community #38

Elder Abuse Part 2

37

Connecting Our Community #37

Elder Abuse Part 1

36

Connecting Our Community #36

Advanced Directives

35

Connecting Our Community #35

Weed Warriors

34

Connecting Our Community (Mandi and John E.) #34

MCM with Mandi and John

33

Connecting Our Community #33

GardenClub Gaithersburg Washington Grove

32

Connecting Our Community #32

Sleep Apnea and Dental Health

31

Connecting Our Community #31

Dr. Poon

30

Connecting Our Community #30

Red Cross

29

Connecting Our Community #29

Animal Rescue

28

Connecting Our Community #28

Financial Aid

27

Connecting Our Community #27

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

26

Connecting Our Community #26

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

25

Connecting Our Community #25

The Military Outreach of the Mental Health Association

24

Connecting Our Community #24

The Links, Inc Youth International Entrepreneurial Program

23

Connecting Our Community #23

Humane Society with BJ Altschul

22

Connecting Our Community #22

Bev Fleischer...Autism

20

Connecting Our Community #20

The First Tee Golf program

19

Connecting Our Community #19

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

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Connecting Our Community #18

This show highlights the Montgomery County Ombudsman program

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Connecting Our Community #17

The Commission of Veterans Affairs and Commission on people with Disabilities

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Connecting Our Community #16

Boy Scouts

15

Connecting Our Community #15

Chinese New Year 2011 prep and explanation of events and customs

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Connecting Our Community #14

Mental Health...Sharon Friedman

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Connecting Our Community #13

Riji Green with Anna Leung fouinder and president

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Connecting Our Community #12

Lions Club..Graciela

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Connecting Our Community #11

Family Justice Center

10

Connecting Our Community #10

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

9

Connecting Our Community #9

MCVFD- Eric Bernard

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Connecting Our Community #8

Anthony Cohen the Menare Foundation

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Connecting Our Community #7

Police Explorers post 1986..Kevin Plato and George Stephens

6

Connecting Our Community #6

St. Anthonys Bridal and Goodwill

5

Connecting Our Community #5

Beekeeping part 2

4

Connecting Our Community #4

Beekeeping part 1

3

Connecting Our Community #3

Civil air Patrol

2

Connecting Our Community #2

Victim abuse

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Connecting Our Community #1

Human Trafficking