Five Things to Know Today, June 15, in Montgomery County

Five Things List for featured image (4x3-version1-1200x900)Here are five things to know today, June 15, in Montgomery County:

1. The Josiah Henson Leadership Conference II takes place this morning at the studios of Montgomery Community Media.

2.  It’s the first of its kind. The Ellsworth Urban Dog Park opens today at 621 Ellsworth Drive in Silver Spring.

3. Montgomery County Department of Transportation (DOT) officials report that the Chapman Avenue Extension is now open for traffic in Bethesda.

4. The Montgomery County Council has unanimously appointed Gerald Cichy as the newest member of the Planning Board. Find out more about Mr. Cichy by watching Council in Brief.

5. Got lunch plans? The Shady Grove Farmers & Artisans Market is open from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. today at the corner of Key West Avenue and Broshcart Road on the Montgomery County campus of Johns Hopkins University.

ICYMI: Some Hampshire Village residents are demanding pedestrian improvements along Norbeck Road. The Woodlawn Visitors Center is now open in Sandy Spring.

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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