April 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Launches Design for Life Website (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services launched the Design for Life website. The site promotes tax incentives offered by  the County to help residents with temporary or permanent disabilities install basic accessibility features to their home. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Renovations Underway at Potomac Adaptive Sports Court (PHOTOS)

Construction is underway on the long awaited Potomac Adaptive Sports Court at the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road. “Renovations are being completed for the Potomac Adaptive Sports Court that will convert a dormant roller hockey rink into a facility that will serve athletes with disabilities,” said Judy Stiles, a spokesperson for Montgomery County’s Department […]

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May 30, 2015 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Montgomery County Recreation Choices for June

Visit SOAR   Senior Outdoor Adventures in Recreation   Cricket Anyone? We are looking for interested folks. Call 240.777.4932 to let us know.   June 1: Junior Varsity and Varsity High School Summer League begins at various high school facilities. Call 240.777.6870 for more information.   June 1: Origami, the Art of Paper Folding at Margaret […]

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June 17, 2014 | Staff Writer

Design for Life Montgomery Law

The “Design for Life Montgomery” legislation — Bill 5-13 – Property Tax Credits–Accessibility – goes into effect July 1. The new law provides tax credits to builders and homeowners for including features in new and existing residential housing that improve accessibility for persons of all ages, including seniors and those with disabilities. With this new […]

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September 21, 2013 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Potomac After Hours and More…

POTOMAC AFTER HOURS A fun packed evening each month filled with Live Bands by School House Rock, music dancing, sports and more. A special program for 6th-8th graders October 4, November 1, December 6, January 3, February 1, and March 7 Annual membership fee: $25.00 Course #366754 Guest Fee: $5.00 at the door Call 240-777-6957 […]

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May 28, 2013 | Staff Writer

Madison House Autism Foundation (Video)

Montgomery Week in Review host Don Mooers talks with guest JaLynn Prince, President and Co-Founder of Madison House Autism Foundation about housing for adults with diabilities. Madison House Autism Foundation is a local non-profit working to address the needs of autistic adults. Take a look. The next show of Montgomery Week in Review airs on […]

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February 5, 2013 | Staff Writer

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County Council Meets Feb. 5

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday, Feb. 5, is scheduled to take action on legislation that will establish a county hiring priority for people with disabilities, changes and clarifies regulations on establishing accessory apartments in homes and would require an assessment of the potential of adding affordable housing to future County capital building projects. The […]

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July 24, 2012 | Staff Writer

Protecting the Rights of People with Disabilities

Jackie Simon, who recently was presented with the Alfred McKenzie Award by the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs for her efforts to help people with disabilities, was honored by the Montgomery County Council on July 24. She was given the McKenzie award for her role in changing the fundamental restructuring of […]

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July 6, 2012 | Staff Writer

Image of two man standing in a greenhouse on Redwiggler Farm

Redwiggler Farm: A Unique Program (Video)

Redwiggler Farm in Clarkesburg provides vocational structure for adults with developmental disabilities to grow organic vegetables to sell or donate locally. You can find out more at Redwiggler Farm.

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