5 Things to Know Today, Dec. 14, In Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 14 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Council Meeting: The Montgomery County Council meets virtually today starting at 9 a.m. See the agenda here and watch live on YouTube.

The council is also hosting the Thrive Montgomery 2050 Listening Session at 7:30 p.m.

2. MCPL: Montgomery County Public Library is hosting a free event on LinkedIn Boot Camp.

This two-session/two-day workshop focuses on both the mechanics and strategy of using LinkedIn as a tool to conduct a successful job search. Register here: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/5648279

3. Board of Education: Scott Joftus was named the newest member of the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education. He will fill the District 3 seat left vacant when long-serving member Patricia O’Neill died in September and he will be sworn in today at Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville.

Joftus Unanimously Chosen as new Board of Education Member

4. Food Distributions: Hughes UMC Mid County Hub Food Distributions from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 10700 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20902. For more information click here.  Also, UpCounty Hub Drive-thru Distribution from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Germantown Elementary School 19110 Liberty Mill Rd. Germantown, MD 20874.

5. Bhagvad Gita: Montgomery County Celebrates birthday of Bhagvad Gita, the sacred text of the Hindus. In recognition of Montgomery County’s religious, ethnic and cultural diversity and in respect for the diversity of its own workforce, on March 28, 2006, the County Council passed legislation ( Bill No. 1-06: Special Days of Commemoration ) to designate certain days of commemoration relating to the religious, ethnic and cultural heritage of County residents. On July 7, 2006, the County Executive signed the legislation into law

 

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