5 Things to Know Today, March 17, In Montgomery County

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

1. Montgomery County Council: Committee meetings today, starting at 9:30 a.m.

Click here to see the full agenda.

All Committee meetings are televised live on County Cable Montgomery, streaming live at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council/ondemand/index.html Videos are archived and available on-demand 24 hours after the meeting concludes.

2. St. Patrick’s Day: The Montgomery County Department of Police reminds residents about the Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s SoberRide which offers free rides today from 4:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.

3. Board of Education: Virtual Strategic Planning Committee Meeting starting at 3:00 p.m.

See the agenda here. 

Watch Online: Meetings are webcast live on the page, here.

Watch on TV: Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 34 , Verizon FIOS Channel 36, and RCN Channel 89. Meetings are rebroadcast at 1 p.m. on the Saturday and Sunday following the meeting.

4. Montgomery Parks: The Brookside Nature Center’s parking lot reopens today after a road construction project.

5. Food Distribution: Drive-thru food distribution every Thursday from 11:00am – 1:00pm. at 14500 Layhill Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20906.

Case Managers are available to assist the public with social services, government assistance, SNAP/Food stamp, mental health, COVID-19 testing and vaccination, community clinic, emergency rental and utilities assistance; immigration information; foreclosure prevention, and health insurance.

For appointment or walk-in contact Alejandra at 202-642-5316 or alejandra.merchan@cc-dc.org

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

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