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February 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Council work: The Health & Human Services (HHS) and the Government Operations (GO) committees meet today to receive updates on the county employee wellness program, capital improvement program, ethics regulations, and the Cable Television and Communications Plan . Watch live, here. 2. Coffee […]

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January 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know For Jan. 18 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Thursday, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Boom in Bethesda: Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation(MCDOT) will conduct a single controlled blast beneath Rockville Pike (MD 355) near the Medical Center Metro Station today between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 2. Local Emergency Planning Council: The Local Emergency Planning Council (LEPC) will […]

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December 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Council Approves Federal Grant to Help Youth

The Montgomery County Council approved a $999,828 grant that will enable the “Bridges to the Future Systems of Care Expansion” project on Dec. 13. The Council’s Health and Human Services (HHS) Committee recommended that the full Council approve the grant. The goal of this project is to better meet the needs of disconnected transition age […]

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Refugee Resettlement Programs in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The Council’s Health and Human Services (HH&S) Committee recently received a briefing about the county’s refugee and asylee programs. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. For more information, read MyMCMeida’s Refugee Advocates Brief HHS Committee on Resettlement Programs article.

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February 4, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Refugee Advocates Brief HHS Committee on Resettlement Programs (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Council Health and Human Services Committee held a meeting on Thursday to discuss resettlement programs for refugees and asylum seekers. The meeting took place in the third floor conference room at the Council office building in Rockville. According to data from the Maryland Office for Refugees and Asylees, 2,256 refugees and 2,181 […]

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February 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

HHS Committee to Receive Update on Refugee Resettlement

The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee will hold a meeting on refugees and people seeking asylum on Thursday. The committee will discuss available services for refugees, asylum seekers, and receive an update from resettlement organizations. Participants include the Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC), the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Lutheran Social Services, all of […]

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October 18, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Council Committees Meet Today

The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee, its Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee and its Education Committee will meet in a rare triple-joint meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, to discuss the employee wellness and disease management program in place for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The triple-joint committee meeting […]

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