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January 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County

Today is Martin Luther King Jr Day, a federal holiday to celebrate the life of the great civil rights leader. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. MLK Day of Service: The Montgomery County Volunteer Center is once again sponsoring volunteer activities in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with virtual […]

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January 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

MLK Week of Volunteering Goes Virtual

The Montgomery County Volunteer Center is once again sponsoring a full day of activities in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day but this year the events will be virtual and expanded to one week. The 2021 Volunteer Center’s MLK service event runs from Jan. 16 to 24. Some projects include creating toys for service […]

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September 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Public Safety Task Force Will Focus Work in Five Areas

Montgomery County’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force will break up much of its work into five categories before presenting recommendations next year. In late June, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced he was creating the task force. Members will discuss racism in policing and examine how to fix policies that impact certain groups disproportionately in […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year With Numerous Events

Update (Jan. 27): The city of Rockville has cancelled the Lunar New Year celebration scheduled for Feb 1. Original:  The Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old celebration of the new calendar year. The new lunar year will last from Jan. 25, 2020 to Feb. 11, 2021. The new year […]

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January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MLK Day of Service Offers Many Volunteer Opportunities

Montgomery County Volunteer Center Hosts Annual Event at Marriott Conference Center Thousands of residents are expected to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and teachings by taking part in Montgomery County’s MLK Day of Service event on Jan. 20. The annual event, organized by the Montgomery County Volunteer Center, takes place from 1 to […]

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January 3, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Abiertas Contrataciones Temporales en el Departamento de Recreación

El Departamento de Recreación del Condado de Montgomery actualmente está buscando ocupar puestos estacionales a tiempo parcial para la próxima temporada de verano. El departamento organizará cuatro ferias de empleo en los próximos dos meses para cualquier persona interesada en esta oportunidad. El calendario de las cuatro ferias de empleo es: Martes 7 de enero […]

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January 3, 2020 | Staff Writer

County Recreation Department Hiring Seasonal Employees

The Montgomery County Department of Recreation is currently looking to fill part-time seasonal positions for the upcoming summer season. The department will host four job fairs in the next two months for anyone interested in this opportunity. The schedule of the four job fairs is: Tuesday, Jan. 7 from 3 to 7 p.m. Plum Gar […]

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January 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 18-Jan. 20

Celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the City of Rockville’s Martin Luther King, Jr Day celebration in the morning or at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tribute & Celebration at Strathmore Monday afternoon. Both events include performances and awards. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day also provides an opportunity to give back to […]

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January 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Schools to Hold Job Open Houses for Furloughed Federal Employees and Contractors

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is holding two open houses for furloughed federal employees and contractors seeking employment. The open houses are scheduled for Jan. 15 and Jan. 18. Job seekers are asked to bring their resume and federal identification to the open house. Applications will be accepted and interviews conducted during the open house. MCPS is […]

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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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