Articles by Michelle Queen

December 11, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Council to Receive Update on County Revenues at Tuesday Meeting

The Montgomery County Council meets Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 9:30 a.m. The Council meets in the third-floor hearing room of the Council Office Building located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. The meetings are open to the public. The Council will be briefed on County revenues by the Department of Finance and Office of Management and Budget. The […]

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December 11, 2018 | Michelle Queen

#MYDM: Ben Carter and Malcolm Ethridge Discuss Black Friday

Ben Carter and Malcolm Ethridge co-host the Manage Your Damn Money (MYDM) show with conversations about money management. The show includes stories to help viewers gain more confidence in what they know or should know about personal finances. “Manage Your Damn Money” airs on Channel 21 on Mondays at 10 p.m. and again on Fridays at 6:30 p.m. Here’s […]

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December 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive Elrich to Meet with Poolesville Residents Tuesday (Live Stream)

County Executive Marc Elrich Visits Poolesville on Listening Tour County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of listening sessions in communities throughout the county. He wants to hear from residents about the most important issues. The next listening session takes place Tuesday at Poolesville High School which is located at 17501 W. Willard Road. […]

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December 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Jennifer Shea Joins Maryland Humanities Board of Directors

Jennifer Shea of Montgomery County was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Maryland Humanities.  Shea joins four other new members, including Dr. Scott Casper, Howard County; Rian Hargrave, Baltimore City; Dr. Tahira Mahdi, Baltimore County; and Jeanne Pirtle, St. Mary’s County. Maryland Humanities is a statewide, nonprofit organization that creates and supports educational experiences […]

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December 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive Marc Elrich to Visit Poolesville, Bethesda, Potomac, and Kensington on Listening Tour

County Executive Marc Elrich has added three stops on his listening tour in addition to Tuesday’s stop in Poolesville. Elrich has added stops in Bethesda, Potomac, and Kensington. Initially, Elrich’s transition team scheduled five sessions for residents to share their thoughts with him. The first session, scheduled for Potomac on Nov. 14, was canceled due to […]

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December 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes video on: March Elrich becomes Montgomery County’s 7th County Executive; The inauguration of Marc Elrich and the 19th County Council; The Executive’s Ball supports the arts; The County Council elects Nancy Navarro as President and […]

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December 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Dec. 7, and here are five things to know. 1. Minority Legislative Breakfast: African American, Asian, and Hispanic business leaders meet with elected officials to discuss legislative issues that have an impact on the minority business community of Montgomery County. 2. Museum After Hours: The Gaithersburg Community Museum’s new after hours program combines […]

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December 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Small Business Network Examines Hiring & Firing in the #MeToo Era

Montgomery Community Media’s December Small Business Network (SBN) Series examines best practices for hiring and firing in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Kelly Leonard moderates a panel of business experts on best practices for employee hiring and firing, including Erin Allen of Contemporaries, Meredith “Merry” Campbell of Shulman Rogers, and Jody Friend of JLM […]

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December 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Dec. 6, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCM’s December Small Business Network: Host Kelly Leonard moderates a panel of small business leaders this morning at MCM’s studios. If you did not get a chance to register, just arrive by 8 or 8:30 to register at the door. 2. […]

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December 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Annual Fire Truck Parade and Menorah Lighting Celebrates Hanukkah

This year, Hanukkah, known as the Festival of Lights, began on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 2 and concludes the evening of Monday, Dec. 10. Jews celebrate Hanukkah for eight days by lighting an eight-branched candelabra known as a menorah. The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) and the Chabad Lubavitch of Upper Montgomery County support an […]

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