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March 14, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Living a Happy Life with a Special Needs Child

On this episode of Connecting Our Community, host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Robin Williams Evans. Robin is the author of Living a Happy Life with a Special Needs Child. Robin discusses her story and shares how she and her husband have grown to appreciate how their situation has enriched their lives. Robin’s book gives […]

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March 8, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue with Montgomery County Police: Preventing Car Theft

On this episode of Dialagondo Con La Policia del Condado de Montgomery, host Blanca Kling speaks with two guests that will give tips to help prevent car theft and an alert for those that might have been a victim of a violent robbery. On the first half of the show, Blanca speaks with Sgt. M. […]

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November 17, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Maryland Senior Call Check

Projections are that roughly 25 percent of the population will be in the senior category by the year 2030. The Maryland Department of Aging has been looking at ways to help seniors stay independent, out of institutions longer and to “age in place.”  A new pilot program has started for those over 65 that could help […]

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October 17, 2018 | Sheila Ogilvie

Plan a Red Ribbon Celebration

Oct. 23-31 is National Red Ribbon Week The Montgomery County Chapter of the Continental Societies, Inc. joins the National Family Partnership’s nationwide movement to educate youth on drug prevention. The National Red Ribbon Campaign sponsored by the National Family Partnership (NFP) is one of the oldest and largest drug prevention programs in the nation, reaching […]

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August 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Manage Your Damn Money #50: Love and Money Again

Ben Carter and Malcolm Ethridge co-host the latest episode of Manage Your Damn Money (MYDM) 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. Would you date someone who is isn’t well established financially? Would you be okay if your woman was […]

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August 2, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: All About Your Eyes

Do you have blurred vision, not sure if it’s a cataract, scared and not sure which kind of eye doctor you should see then this is a perfect show for you! Host Pat Shoemaker discusses various eye diseases and treatments with Ophthalmologist, Dr. Maria Scott. This is a very informative show. Dr. Scott talks about […]

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July 24, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue With Montgomery County Police: Elder Abuse

Host Blanca Kling speaks with Eileen Bennett a Program Manager with Montgomery County Aging and Disability Services. Their discussion is focused on elder abuse and raising awareness in the community. Remember that if someone is in immediate danger you should CALL 911. If you need County services and not sure which agency can help you […]

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July 23, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community ep. 125: New Smoke Alarm Law

Smoke Alarms! Do you know about the new law that took effect January 1st? Is your smoke alarm going to help keep you safe in the event of a fire? On this episode of Connecting Our Community, host Pat Shoemaker discusses the changes in the Maryland law concerning smoke alarms, with Jim Resnick from Montgomery […]

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July 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

MYDM Blog: Manage Your Damn Money with Ben & Malcolm

Manage Your Damn Money (MYDM) is a financial management show with attitude, urgency and creative flare. MYDM aims to inspire the conversation to move viewers to discuss and improve upon their personal finances and their understanding of the fiscal world. Ben Carter and Malcolm Ethridge co-host the show and believe personal finances aren’t that difficult […]

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May 4, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: The Art of Fire

On this episode of Connecting Our Community we visited a local glass blower, Foster Holcombe, owner of the Art of Fire. Host Pat Shoemaker speaks with Foster Holcombe about how he got involved with glass blowing. We took a tour and watched some of his students at his up-county studio. Foster talks about the amazing […]

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