Five Things to Know for May 8 in Montgomery County

It is Friday, May 8, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Montgomery County Police Investigate: A White Oak man was shot and killed Thursday afternoon by a police officer responding to a call reporting a man wielding a large knife. Police anticipate releasing the identity of the deceased today.

2. Business Briefing: Council President Sidney Katz hosts the second in a series of business and economic development briefings at 12:30 p.m.  Email to register for the zoom meeting and submit questions.

3. Universities at Shady Grove (USG) Commencement Celebration: The 2020 USG Graduation Celebration takes place today at 7 p.m., via Facebook Live and YouTube. State Senator Will Smith is the keynote speaker. Details about how to follow the event via Facebook Live or YouTube are found here.

4. East County Food Distribution:  More than 500 boxes of Grab ‘n Go food boxes will be available Saturday at 11 a.m. at the East County Community Recreation Center.

5. Reunión Informativa Virtual en Español: El Ejecutivo del Condado de Montgomery Marc Elrich conjuntamente con un elenco de panelistas estarán contestando sus preguntas. Viernes 8 de mayo, 2020 6 p.m.
[Town Hall for Spanish Speaking Residents: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and other officials will answer questions today at 6 p.m.]

And one more thing: Are you looking for a restaurant that is still open? Check out our restaurant lists here.

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

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