It is Tuesday, Sept. 28 and it is World Rabies Day, which was started in 2007 as a global health observance intended on raising awareness about preventing the spread of rabies.
And here are five things to know today in Montgomery County.
1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. The meeting begins with two proclamations in recognition of African Heritage Month and Constitution Month. Here’s a look at the full agenda. The meeting will be televised on County Cable Montgomery Channels Comcast HD 996 and SD6, RCN HD 1056 and SD 6, and Verizon 30. Additionally, it will be live-streamed on the council’s Facebook and Youtube channels
2. Small Business Network: Today Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network Show focuses on “Business as a Force for Good.” At 9 a.m., MCM streams a discussion between host Kelly Leonard and Carrie Fox, the founder of Mission Partners. Watch the discussion below:
3. National Voter Registration Day: Are you registered to vote? In honor of National Voter Registration Day, the Montgomery County Board of Elections has organized several voter registration drives throughout the county. Check out a list by clicking the link below:
4. Renaming White Flint Metro: Metro is considering renaming White Flint Metro Station. Make your voice heard about whether it should be renamed by filling out this survey by 5 p.m.
5. Banned Books Week: It is Banned Books Week and Montgomery County Public Libraries encourages cardholders to check out challenged book titles. Check out the tweet below for a look at Banned Book events happening this week:
Happy #BannedBooksWeek! We have virtual events all week, with our Honorary Chair @JasonReynolds83 @halseanderson @lxgino & more! Join us to celebrate the ways #BooksUniteUs! https://t.co/kVll0fwWTS pic.twitter.com/QQLXGiZszE
— Banned Books Week (@BannedBooksWeek) September 27, 2021
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