Articles by Marian Merewitz

July 5, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: Meet Patricia Browne of The National Children’s Center

Meet Patricia Browne,the dynamic President and CEO of The National Children’s Center (NCC).  This unique place has been enhancing the lives of people in our community for decades.  See how NCC is making inclusion the norm. For more information about The Children’s Center visit their website, here.

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July 1, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue with Montgomery County Police: Police Officer Recruitment Episode 63

Montgomery County Police Assistant Chief Laura Lanham joins host Blanca Kling on the first half of this episode of Dialagondo Con La Policia del Condado de Montgomery. Blanca is joined by Oficial Fernando Rios from the Montgomery County Police during the 2nd half of the show to discuss recruitment of new police officers.  

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June 24, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue with Montgomery County Police: World Elder Abuse Awareness; DACA Changes

On this episode of Dialagondo, host Blanca Kling discusses World Elder Abuse Awareness Day events in June and, on the second half of the show, the changes in DACA. Her guest on the first half of the show is Dina Rivera Asistente Legal with Fiscalia de Condado de Montgomery. On the second half of the […]

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June 24, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

July Senior Moment Update

In the July Senior Moment Update, Officer Laurie Reyes provides important tips for those dealing with loved ones that are at risk for wandering or eloping from the home. For more information email Laurie.Reyes@MontgomeryCountyMD.Gov or call 240.773.6525.

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June 7, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

June Senior Moment Update

Elder Abuse Awareness Day is observed on June 15 worldwide. Montgomery County’s Senior Safety Forum takes place June 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Park Senior Center.

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May 29, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Financial Aid

Is going to college in your or a family members future? This episode of Connecting Our Community discusses what you need to know to get started with financial aid. Host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Tara Carew, Director of the Financial Aid Department and Shanna Kibler, Assistant Director of Scholarships and Maryland State Programs at Anne […]

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May 9, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: MCPS Choose Respect PSA Contest

On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Cheryl Kravitz with the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council and the student representative, Lilah Katz. You can watch all of the winning videos but the most important story is that these students are learning that they can choose respect, recognize a problem and […]

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May 9, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: Meet ArtStream’s Madeleine Barry

Meet the engaging Director from ArtStream, Madeleine Barry. She shares all about the creative process and the fun and learning on and off the stage. Don’t miss this exciting episode. Upcoming shows this week at the JCC in Rockville. Visit www. art-stream.org OR Call 301 565-4567.

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May 4, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

May Senior Moment Update

May is Older Americans Month! This year’s theme is Connect, Create and Contribute. For more information about Older Americans Month, visit the Administration for Community Living online at ACL.Gov/oam. For information about resources for older adults in Montgomery County , visit MontgomeryCountyMD.Gov/Senior online, OR Call Aging and Disability Services at 240-777-3000.

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April 1, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

April Senior Moment: Volunteer Month

April is Volunteer Month. Eileen Bennett gives contact information for the Montgomery County Volunteer Center and for the Montgomery County Ombudsman Program. Come join us and volunteer. https://youtu.be/-KMsMwAjsaA To contact the Volunteer Center Call 240-777-2600 To contact the Montgomery County Ombudsman Program Call 240-777-3369

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