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

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

1. Gaithersburg Explosion: 10 people were taken to hospitals Wednesday morning after an explosion in a Gaithersburg neighborhood.

2. Cold Temperatures: The county is under a hypothermia alert until 1 p.m. today. Bundle up in layers when outdoors.

3. Montgomery County Council: Joint Education and Culture and Health and Human Services Committee Meeting at 11 a.m.

The two committees will meet jointly on Thursday, Nov. 17 for an update on the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future. The discussion will focus on resources to ensure all students are successful. The agenda and staff report may be found here.

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.

4. Financial Seminar:  Learn about financial planning for retirement in a virtual seminar hosted by the public libraries and the County Commission for Women at 7 p.m.monmt

5. MCM Fundraiser: We are counting down the days! Please join us for “A Party with a Purpose”, fundraiser and cocktail reception on Wednesday, November 30, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Center.

More information and tickets are available here. 

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

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