aug. 17

August 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

August SBN: How to Talk About What You Do and Attract Perfect Clients

Brand and business coach Maggy Sterner joins Kelly Leonard for MyMCM’s August episode of Small Business Network. The series of monthly sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard address topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. August topic:  “Pitch Power® : How to Talk About What You Do and Attract Perfect Clients.” Watch the entire […]

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August 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Aug. 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 17 and it is National Black Cat Appreciation Day. So if a black cat crosses your path, perhaps that’s not bad luck and just a cat trying to get you to celebrate its holiday. Anyway, here are five things worthy of your knowledge in Montgomery County. 1. MCM Small Business Network: Montgomery […]

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August 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

County Animal Services Hosts ‘Pocket Pet Palooza’

For two weeks, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will waive adoption fees for small animals. Following the success of July’s cat adoption event which led to a record-breaking 162 adoptions, the non-profit organization Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being (MCPAW) will now sponsor “Pocket Pet Palooza.” The promotional event for small […]

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August 9, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Bibliotecas de Montgomery Ofrecen Talleres Gratis de Ilustración de Libros de Historietas

Las bibliotecas del condado de Montgomery ofrecerán dos talleres virtuales, uno para personas mayores de 10 años de edad y el segundo para personas mayores de 50 años, para que aprendan a ilustrar los libros de historietas. This month: @MCPL_Libraries is offering two free virtual Mini-Comic Book workshops, one geared to ages 10+ and the […]

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August 6, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

County Libraries Hosting Free Mini-Comic Book Workshops

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) has two upcoming virtual workshops for those ages 10 and up or 50 and up to learn how to illustrate mini-comic books. This month: @MCPL_Libraries is offering two free virtual Mini-Comic Book workshops, one geared to ages 10+ and the other to those 50+. The workshops will be facilitated by […]

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July 26, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County Libraries Offer Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in August

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will offer free online workshops and one-on-one sessions for job seekers and entrepreneurs during the month of August. The following workshops will be offered: ‘Job Search Strategies (in a Pandemic)’ on Aug. 9 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Learn about best practices for conducting a job search in […]

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July 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Music in the Garden: Summer Concerts Return to Brookside in August

The Friends of Brookside Gardens will sponsor three twilight concerts on Tuesdays in August at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton. The concerts are free and registration is not required. The concerts take place on the visitors center lawn from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics to enjoy the […]

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July 16, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Fair Returns in August With Rides, Animals, and Vaccines

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair returns to Gaithersburg for its 72nd year of operation on Aug. 13 through Aug. 21. A Montgomery County tradition, the fair attracts more than 200,000 visitors each year. Last year, because of the coronavirus, the fair was canceled. So guests didn’t get to enjoy carnival rides, farm animals, and chocolate […]

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June 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Officially Returns August 13

Get ready for chocolate-covered bacon, pig races, carnival rides, and much more. A summer tradition is returning to Gaithersburg in August, after being canceled last year because of the coronavirus. The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, which started in 1945, will officially return for its “9 Best Days of Summer” on August 13 at 3 p.m. […]

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August 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Short-Term COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program Opens Tuesday

Montgomery County’s rental assistance program, administered by the Housing Opportunities Commission, will accept applications starting Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. and continuing through Monday, Aug. 31 at 2 p.m. The program is funded through the CARES Act to provide low-income households with assistance for up to three months to avoid eviction. 📢 Applications will […]

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