Thanksgiving

December 1, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: Time of the Year Again

“Haven’t all the years you’ve spent being Santa Claus, been more fun than all the years you spent waiting for Santa Claus?   And not just for the joy you’ve helped place on your favorite faces, but for your ability to act instead of wait. Acting makes the suspense bearable. It gives you a starring […]

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November 24, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members Support Toys for Tots & Have A Lot to Be Thankful For

In the words of Gandhi: “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” We give back because it teaches us find compassion within ourselves and to stay attached to values that are linked to the common good. No matter how tough you think your life is there’s always […]

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November 24, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: The Power of Giving

“People who give, are given to.   People who care, are cared for.   And people who love… age slower, run faster, jump higher, eat healthier, tend to live in cottages, are as happy with friends as they are alone, climb more trees, skip when they could walk, kiss when they could talk, take the […]

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November 22, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 22 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Schools Close Early: Public schools close after lunch today. 2. Two Year Anniversary Party:  Celebrating two years of serving customers, 7 Locks Brewing is hosting a Thanksgiving Eve party with live music by Skribe, starting at 7:30 p.m. 3. Bethesda’s Turkey Chase: The […]

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November 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Church in Gaithersburg Providing Turkeys to Those in Need (VIDEO)

  A Gaithersburg church is handing out free turkeys this evening. The Mercy Seat Chapel, 17604 Washington Grove Lane, plans to hand out 500 turkeys before the holiday is out, Pastor Ola Olarinde said. The church bought the turkeys from Costco, using donations from church’s 350 members, he said.

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November 21, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 21 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Thanksgiving Travel: National gas prices begin to decline, travel this week is expected to hit 12-year high. 2. Turkey Giveaway: The Mercy Seat Chapel in Washington Grove is providing turkeys to families in need today. 3. Interfaith Thanksgiving Services:  Two interfaith Thanksgiving services are taking place tonight; […]

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November 20, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Thanksgiving Weather Outlook

Thanksgiving is shaping up to be chilly, especially in the morning, with temperatures predicted to be as low as 29 degrees, according to darksky.com. You may want to bundle up if your Thanksgiving tradition includes an early morning walk, or possibly Bethesda’s annual Turkey Chase. The day will warm up to the mid 40s, according […]

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November 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Church Delivering Turkeys

A Gaithersburg church is handing out free turkeys Tuesday. The Mercy Seat Chapel, 17604 Washington Grove Lane, plans to hand out 500 turkeys before the holiday is out. About 250 were distributed last week, said Omobola Cole, a member of the church. Members of the church donated the money to buy the turkeys, Cole said.

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November 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 20 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Bill Brew: Comptroller Peter Franchot will unveil legislation to promote economic growth through the craft brewing industry and overhaul outdated laws. He’ll be at Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver Spring at 3 p.m. 2. ‘Gift Outside the Box’: County Executive Ike Leggett will be at Pike […]

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November 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Thanksgiving Travel Expected to Hit 12-Year High

The number of Americans traveling this Thanksgiving is expected to hit a 12-year high, according to AAA. More than 50 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more which is a 3.3 percent increase compared to last year. In the Washington D.C. area, at least 20 percent of residents are expected to travel and experts […]

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