5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 21, In Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Sept. 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Weekly Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich and health leaders will hold their media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Residents can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD), County Cable Montgomery and on the county’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

2. Grants Program: Starting today, nonprofit organizations with a high risk of experiencing hate crimes can start applying for grants from the Nonprofit Security Grants program. The program is aimed to augment costs for security personnel or other security planning measures to nonprofit organizations with facilities that have experienced, or are at high risk of experiencing, hate crimes.

County Offers Security Grants for Nonprofits Experiencing Hate Crimes

3. Long Branch Career Fair: From 6-8 p.m., employers will join a career fair at the Long Branch Community Recreation Center. Per an event flyer, “Dress to impress” and bring copies of your resume. Employers across all industries will attend including IT, healthcare, hospitality, construction, non-profit, government, finance and more.

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

5. ICYMI: Councilmembers passed a new bill to regulate e-scooters in Montgomery County. During a meeting Tuesday, the county council unanimously passed Bill 36-21, which establishes registration and operating requirements for e-scooters. The bill requires people be at least 14 years old to operate an e-scooter and not go faster than 15 miles per hour. Those under 18 years old must wear a helmet when riding on a public street, right-of-way or bicycle path.

Council Passes Bill to Regulate E-Scooters  

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