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June 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Mariana Cordier hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. This week’s guests are David Rodich, Shane Rock, Elaine Apter, and Grace Rivera-Oven. Cordier and the panel discuss numerous topics including: David Rodich discusses the contributions made by unions in the county. Interfaith Works CEO Shane Rock comments on programs to assist residents living […]

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May 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Nonprofit Organizations, Leaders Honored for Working Toward Equity

Two nonprofit organizations and a nonprofit leader were honored at the 2019 Making a Difference Awards at Bethesda Marriott Pooks Hill. The awards are organized by the Nonprofit Village, located in Derwood. Community Members and Organizations Honored at Nonprofit Village’s Making a Difference Awards At the awards, Alisa Ogden received special recognition from Council Vice […]

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March 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Scott Fosler hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. This week’s guests are Ellie Lichtash, Dr. Bruce Fowler, Stephanie Prigal, and Shane Rock. Fosler and the panel discuss numerous topics during the show. Those topics include: Ellie Lichtash talks about Montessori schools in the county. Leadership of National Active and Retired Federal Employees […]

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January 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Extreme Cold Plan Activated: Be Cognizant of Homeless Individuals

Montgomery County has activated its extreme cold plan for a hypothermia alert until Thursday at 1 p.m. During periods of extremely cold weather, it’s not only important to dress in layers and stay inside, but it’s also important to look out for neighbors and pets. Montgomery County issues hypothermia alerts when temperatures and the wind […]

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January 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Resources Available to Assist Residents Affected by Federal Shutdown

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a list of resources for residents affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Navarro encourages all residents impacted negatively by the shutdown to seek assistance. She also encourages residents who can afford to do so, to give to fundraising efforts to support those experiencing financial hardship. “As bills […]

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April 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 26 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, April 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Stroke Comeback Center Opens in Rockville: The Stroke Comeback Center opens a second location in Rockville today. The center supports families living with stroke and brain trauma. Learn more in Suzanne Tobin’s blog, here. 2. Interfaith Works Caring Breakfast: The 21st […]

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February 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Casserole for a Cause Aims to Help Homeless

The months of January and February are often low in terms of donations for organizations that help to feed the most vulnerable individuals in the community. To help offset that shortfall, staff at Silver Spring Cares held its “Casseroles for a Cause” event over the weekend aimed to help organizations keep their “freezers filled,” according […]

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January 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week In Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Robert Goldman, Ana Martinez, Christine Hong, and José Luis Diaz. Mooers and the panel discuss affordable housing in the county with Montgomery Housing Partnership’s Robert Goldman, the work of CASA with Ana Martinez, Interfaith Works programs to provide shelter and services to homeless […]

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January 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATE: New Building Allows Local Nonprofit to Help Take Homeless off the Streets (VIDEO)

Updated: It’s been one year since Interfaith Works moved into Progress Place, a county-owned facility that houses nonprofits like Shepherd’s Table and Interfaith Works. “We’re really excited about how far we’ve come in a year,” Christine Hong, director of homeless services at Interfaith Works, said. “We were able to house 21 of the most vulnerable, […]

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January 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Silver Spring Warming Shelter Sees Increase During Bitter Cold (VIDEO)

When temperatures drop below 32 degrees between Nov. 1 and March 31, individuals experiencing homelessness in Silver Spring are able to escape the frigid temperatures without the fear of being turned away at Progress Place. Located at 8106 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring, Progress Place is a Montgomery County owned-facility that houses two programs: Shepherd’s Table and […]

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