Today is Friday, Nov. 19 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.
1. Employee Reporting Deadline: Montgomery County Public School employees have until 5 p.m. today to report their vaccination status to the school district. As of Monday, Nov. 15, more than 1,700 employees had not reported their status.
2. Deadline to Apply for Business Accelerator Program: Applications for a new 10-week accelerator program are due today. The program begins on Jan. 11, 2022. Applications may be made online.
3. Vaccinations for Children: COVID-19 vaccinations for 5-11-year-olds is underway in Montgomery County. Currently, there is a limited vaccine supply and appointments are required. Pharmacies, private physicians and county clinics offer the vaccine.
4. Football Playoffs: It is week three of high school football playoffs and MyMCMedia’s Friday Night Lights Game of the Week features Paint Branch at Northwest. Follow @TravisDC95 on Twitter for live scoring updates.
The quarterfinal edition of the @mymcmedia Game of the Week will feature 🥁🥁🥁@pbhs_sports taking on @NWHSfootball on Friday at 7 pm. We’ll have live coverage throughout the evening! It’s win or go 🏠. We’ll see who wants it more.🏈🏈🏈 🔥🔥🔥🏉🏉🏉🏟🏟🏟.
— Travis (@Travislive_) November 17, 2021
5. Brookside’s Garden of Lights: The holiday lights display at Brookside Gardens opens today for the first time since 2019. Tickets must be purchased in advance through Eventbrite.
And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.