5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 1, In Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Sept. 1 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Overdose Awareness Day: August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day and the County will hold a Ceremony of Remembrance today in Downtown Rockville to memorialize lives lost to overdose or substance use. The event will be held at 7:15 p.m. at Memorial Plaza, located at 101 Monroe St. in Rockville.

2. Small Business Rental Assistance: A new $2 million Small Business Rental Assistance (SBRA) grant program for Montgomery County retail service establishments will be open for applications starting today.

3. Food Distribution: Oak Chapel’s Food Choice Pantry at 14500 Layhill Rd. Silver Spring from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Registration required, call or text 240-462-6086, or use web link to register. Also at 8818 Piney Branch Rd. Silver Spring, serving households in 20901, 20903, 20910, 20912 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

4. Covid-19 Tests: Free covid-19 test around the county.

More information here. 

5. Travelers on Labor Day Weekend (ICYM): MDTA expects as many as 350,000 vehicles will cross over the Bay Bridge this weekend.

Advice for Beachbound Travelers on Labor Day Weekend

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

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