Five Things to Know for June 30 in Montgomery County

It is officially the last day of June. Time sure seems to be flying for our unique summer of 2020. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for June 30.

1. Last Day of MCM’s June Fundraiser: Like many other nonprofit organizations, Montgomery Community Media needs your help during this economic time of uncertainty. Today is the final day of our June Fundraiser campaign. Help support local news and community media by donating to MCM at MyMCMedia.org/donate. Watch this video we made in April, from our homes, for our Giving Tuesday campaign:

2. MCPS Hosts Conversation on Racism: Montgomery County Public Schools hosts the first of its two-part virtual discussion on the impact of racism on mental health. The session starts at 6:30 p.m. and is led by Dr. Christina Conolly, director of psychological services for MCPS, as well as John Landesman, a coordinator in the Equity Initiatives Unit. Tonight’s discussion explores barriers people may face when they are seeking help for their mental health. Here is the link for joining the webinar.

MCPS Hosting ‘A Courageous Conversation on the Impact of Racism on Mental Health’

3. Chefs Feeding Families: From 2 to 4 p.m., there’s a food drive called “Real Food for Kids: Chefs Feeding Families. Stop by the Silver Diner, located at 236 Boardwalk Place in Gaithersburg, to pick up food for your family—no questions asked.

4. 30th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act: Montgomery County Recreation and Montgomery Parks are virtually celebrating the 30th anniversary of ADA from 5 to 6 p.m. Register through ACTIVEMontgomery to receive the Zoom link.

Montgomery Parks Celebrating 30th Anniversary of ADA

5. Can’t Get Enough of Shared Streets?: Do you love the Shared Streets program? Montgomery County residents who are looking for more walking or biking space can apply for a Share Street in their neighborhood. Here’s more information:

Residents Can Now Apply For a Shared Street in Their Neighborhood

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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Deirdre Byrne

About Deirdre Byrne

Deirdre Byrne is a social media coordinator for Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at dbyrne@mymcmedia.org or on twitter at @DeirdreByrneMCM.

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