5 Things to Know Today, Dec. 7, In Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 7 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.

2. MCPS Winter Coat Drive Under Way: The MCPS Prekindergarten and Head Start Programs are seeking donations of new coats for students in need. Boys’ and girls’ coats in sizes 4-10 can be delivered to Rocking Horse Road Center, 4910 Macon Road, Room 141, Rockville, MD, 20852. Gloves and scarves are also welcome. Donations can be dropped off in person from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday – Friday, or you may order online and have items delivered directly to Rocking Horse Road Center.

For more information, email Lisa_W_Conlon@mcpsmd.org or call 240-740-4530.

3. What You Need to Know about Medicare: MCPL is hosting a free session to give an overview of Medicare benefits, eligibility, enrollment, costs, & coverage, as well as info on Medicare savings programs, Medicare fraud, protection & local services. This is a virtual event from 6 to 8 p.m.

Join our Event Here: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84590895636 Or Dial In: 301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 845 9089 5636

4. Food Distribution: Hughes UMC Mid County Hub Food Distributions at 10700 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20902 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. For more information visit the website here. 

5. Fenton Street Cycletrack Community Meeting: MCDOT will hold a virtual community meeting for the Fenton Street Cycletrack and Fenton Street / MD 410 Intersection projects. The meeting will be held using the Zoom platform and will be virtual only. There will not be an in-person meeting due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. The meeting will be held from 7-9 p.m. Registration is required. Register here: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dot-dte/projects/fentonvillage/index.html

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

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