5 Things to Know Today, Aug. 17, In Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Aug. 17, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Weekly Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich and health leaders will hold their media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Residents can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD), County Cable Montgomery and on the county’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

2. County Fair: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair runs through Saturday. People can go to the fair’s website for ride discounts. There is a Family Day discount today.

Fun at the Fair: Popular Annual Event Runs Through Saturday 

3. Drive-Thru Food Distribution: Stop by Watkins Mill Elementary School from 1-2:30 p.m. to receive boxed groceries in your car.

4. Libraries: Check out programs offered today with Montgomery County Public Libraries.

5.  ICYMI: On Tuesday, before the 3 p.m. deadline, County Executive candidate David Blair officially requested a petition for a full recount of the 140,000 ballots, according to the Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE).

Blair Officially Requests Recount of 140,000 Ballots

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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