5 Things to Know Today, March 8, In Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, March 8, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Community Talk on Opioid Prevention: A parent and community talk focused on opioid prevention will be held at 6 p.m. at Gaithersburg High School. According to the City of Gaithersburg, the talk will be led by Tony Hoffman, former professional BMX racer, U.S. Olympic coach and person in long-term recovery.

2. Food Resources: See food giveaway events today in Montgomery County.

3. Relief Fund: Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP) continues to manage a donation fund for residents displaced by a high-rise apartment fire in downtown Silver Spring.

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

5. ICYMI: While the majority of Montgomery County councilmembers still want to ban the sale and use of gas leaf blowers, it apparently will take longer for that to happen.

Council Agrees to Rework Proposed Ban on Gas Leaf Blowers

And One More Thing:  Residents are encouraged to stay current on changing weather conditions by signing up for ‘Alert Montgomery.’

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

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