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May 27, 2020 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Literacy Council of Montgomery County (LCMC)

Kim Jones hosts this episode of Studio 501c3, a show that focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. This episode features Gabriel Martinez Cabrera, the executive director of the Rockville based LCMC (Literacy Council of Montgomery County) nonprofit. Jones and Cabrera discuss how The LCMC (Literacy Council of […]

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May 26, 2020 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Caring Matters

Kim Jones hosts this episode of Studio 501c3, a show that focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. This episode features Allison Stearns, the executive director of the Gaithersburg nonprofit Caring Matters. Jones and Stearns talk about how the non-profit helps dying residents and their grieving loved ones […]

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May 23, 2020 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

Blog: Ready to File? This Tax Records Checklist Will Help

If you’re a taxpayer who has not yet filed their 2019 tax return, you may be getting ready to do so now. One of the first things you will need to do – before visiting your tax preparer – is to gather all of your year-end income documents. Doing so ensures that your tax return […]

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May 22, 2020 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Blog: Making Weekend to Work Week Transitions Easier

Getting started with the work week on Monday mornings (or when the work week starts for you) can be tough and working from home can make it even more difficult. Here are a few strategies to help ease the transition: Put on work clothes or semi casual clothing, especially on the top half whether doing […]

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May 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich to Host Spanish Virtual Forum On Facebook Live Friday

On Friday, May 22 at 7:00 pm, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, accompanied by expert panelists, will hold a virtual forum in Spanish on Facebook to connect with the county’s Hispanic community and answer questions related to COVID-19. The topics to be discussed will be: Maintaining Your Health During the Pandemic Emergency Assistance Payment Program […]

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May 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Saturday School

Kim Jones hosts this episode of Studio 501c3, a show that focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. This episode features Khadija Barkley, the executive director of the George B. Thomas Saturday School. Jones and Barkley discuss how the George B. Thomas Learning Academy and Saturday School were […]

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May 20, 2020 | Suzanne Tobin

Blog ABCs of Brain Injury: R is for Routine

Before my brain injury, I thought routine was a bad thing. Routine was “phoning it in,” not caring, being subpar. Routine was BOR-ING, I thought. After my brain injury, fellow survivors told me having a routine would be crucial to a successful recovery. What I’ve realized five years out is that having a routine is […]

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May 20, 2020 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Community Reach

Kim Jones hosts this episode of Studio 501c3, a show that focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. This episode features Agnes Saenz, the executive director of Community Reach. Jones and Saenz discuss how Community Reach provides health and human services assistance to Montgomery County’s most vulnerable populations. […]

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May 19, 2020 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Blog: The Quarantine Sandwich Model for Productivity

The continued quarantine can be tough as it may seem like it is dragging on forever. If you feel like your morale is decreasing, consider these three strategies that is termed the quarantine sandwich. Find a new project or activity to do, especially one that excites you. Identify one thing that you should or need […]

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May 13, 2020 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

BLOG: Small Business: Tax Consequences of Crowdfunding

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, crowdfunding websites such as Kickstarter and GoFundMe have become an increasingly popular way for small business owners to stay afloat. The upside is that it’s often possible to raise the cash you need; the downside is that the IRS considers that money taxable income. Let’s take a closer […]

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