Connecting Our Community

Connecting Our Community-Manna Food #71

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

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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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College for First Timers (Video)

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Going to college for the first time can be exciting or overwhelming. This week on Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Jamin Bartolomeo the Associate Dean of Student Services at the Montgomery College Germantown Campus. Pat and Jamin discuss some of the exciting new programs, support services for students of all ages and […]

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Connecting Our Community #68

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On this episode of Connecting our Community host Pat Shoemaker discusses elder and vulnerable adult abuse, what to look for and who to contact. Guests for the first half are Bonnie Klem, Supervisor with Adult Protective Services and Eileen Bennett the Program Manager for the Long Term Care Ombudsman program. On the second half the […]

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Olney Farmers and Artists Market

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The Olney Farmers and Artists Market is more then a great place to get your local fresh fruits and veggies. Just in time for their Winter Market, find out what’s going at the Market on this episode of Connecting Our Community (#66). Host Karen Allyn welcomes one of the most dedicated and active volunteers at […]

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Explorer Program for Local Teens (Ep 65)

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Montgomery Community Media has a new partnership with the Boy Scouts of America Explorer program that is providing a great opportunity for local teens. You definitely want to watch this episode of Connecting Our Community hosted by Karen Allyn. Guests Kent Sneed, District Executive of the Potomac District for the BOY SCOUTS OF  AMERICA National Capital Area Council […]

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Episode #64

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Do you know of a young adult with special needs who has tried to transition to the work force? On this episode of Connecting Our Community you will find out about an organization that is trying to improve the transition for young people with special needs going from school to independence.   On the first […]

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Harmony Express Featured on Episode 63

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Do you love the sound of groups singing harmony? Have you ever thought that it would be fun to sing along with group but were afraid to try?  Well you don’t have to be afraid. On this episode host Karen Allyn introduces Mike Edison, the founding President of the Harmony Express, a local Acapella singing group […]

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Rockville Science Center on Episode #62

Are you one of those people that just loves science, interested in the latest scientific news and breakthroughs or do you just like to watch the stars. The Rockville Science Center might be just the group you’ve been looking for. Learn how science is involved in everything we do when host, Karen Allyn, is joined by […]

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Elder Abuse Awareness, Episode #61

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With the number of individuals over the age of 65 anticipated to double by 2050, it is important to have a deeper understanding of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. Connecting Our Community took a close look at elder abuse. On Connecting Our Community Episode #61, host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Bonnie Klem, Supervisor, APS […]

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Elder Abuse Awareness

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With the number of individuals over the age of 65 anticipated to double by 2050, it is important to have a deeper understanding of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. On this episode of Connecting Our Community #60, host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Bob Blancato, The  National Coordinator of the Elder Justice Coalition. Bob Blancato is a […]

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Episodes

EpisodeTitle/Description
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

55

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.

53

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

18

Connecting Our Community #18

This show highlights the Montgomery County Ombudsman program

17

Connecting Our Community #17

The Commission of Veterans Affairs and Commission on people with Disabilities

16

Connecting Our Community #16

Boy Scouts

15

Connecting Our Community #15

Chinese New Year 2011 prep and explanation of events and customs

14

Connecting Our Community #14

Mental Health...Sharon Friedman

13

Connecting Our Community #13

Riji Green with Anna Leung fouinder and president

12

Connecting Our Community #12

Lions Club..Graciela

11

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

8

Connecting Our Community #8

Anthony Cohen the Menare Foundation

7

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

1

Connecting Our Community #1

Human Trafficking