Five Things to Know for March 8 in Montgomery County

five things to know today imageHere are five things to know today, Thursday, March 8 in Montgomery County:

1. Small Business Network: Peter Franchot headlines the Small Business Network today at MCM’s studios. Watch the livestream on the website beginning at 9 a.m.

2. Council Committee Meetings: The T&E Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. to discuss the proposed capital improvement transportation budget. A joint T&E and GO Committee meets today to discuss a property tax credit known as the Green Building tax credit. Read the staff report here.

3. County Green Business Program Announcement: County Executive Ike Leggett will announce the expansion of the Green Business Certification Program at the Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood at 11 a.m.

4. Planning Board Business:  The planning board meets today and will hold their fourth work session on the Bicycle Master Plan. A copy of their full agenda may be found here.

5. Basketball State Semifinals: Congratulations to our Regional Basketball Champs: Gaithersburg Trojans (boys 4A), Bethesda-Chevy Chase Barons (girls 4A), and Poolesville Falcons (girls 2A). Good luck to the Trojans who play Perry Hall – defending state champions – at the University of Maryland Xfinity Center and the Barons who play Catonsville – defending state champions –  at the Towson University SECU arena tonight. Learn more, here.

And one more thing, today is International Women’s Day. FINCA International hosts a panel discussion at their headquarters in Washington, D.C. Watch live on Facebook, here.


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