July 13, 2010

Montgomery County news blurbs

REMINDER - District One Democratic Debate ˆ Mark your calendars - A debate of District One democratic candidates will take place on July 14 at 7:00 pm at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, Md. This debate is hosted by the Bethesda Civic Coalition, the Edgemoor Citizens Association, and the Downtown Bethesda Condominium Association.

The Bethesda Civic Coalition is a group of residents of Bethesda who came together to oppose development in the CBD not in compliance with the Sector Plan who have expanded their mission to include the impact of all aspects of growth in downtown Bethesda on all Montgomery County residents. The Edgemoor Citizens Association represents neighbors bordering the downtown Bethesda area and is involved in a wide variety of issues impacting neighborhood development, livability, recreation and transportation. The Downtown Bethesda Condominium Association represents 825+ condominium and town house owners in our downtown.

Rockville Crews Work to Repair Water Main Break - City of Rockville Department of Public Works Crews are working to repair a water main pipe that broke about 4 pm, Monday, July 12, in the 10800 block of South Glen Road. For more information go to: http://www.rockvillemd.gov/news/2010/07-july/07-12-10d.html

Bethesda Outdoor Movies: Stars on the Avenue - Enjoy a series of movies in different genres: When Harry Met Sally, The Maltese Falcon, Sherlock Holmes, The Blind Side & Chicago. Woodmont Triangle, corner of Norfolk & Auburn Ave. 9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660. For more information go to: http://www.bethesda.org/bethesda/bethesda-outdoor-movies

REMINDER - The Care & Feeding of Volunteers ˆ A FREE Seminar ˆ Want to learn all the basics in operating a successful volunteer program? The Care and Feeding of Volunteers seminar will take place on July 14 from 1pm ˆ 2:30pm at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD. Trainer Barbara Hammack will conduct this seminar on issues related to establishing any viable volunteer program. Please note that it is critical that people attending the training be available on both dates, since the second session will be built around the first one. If you have questions or would like to sign-up call Karen Thon at 240-777-8200 or email her at karen.thon@montgomerycountymd.gov

Lakewood Pedestrian Bridge to be Removed - The City of Rockville will be replacing the pedestrian bridge located over Wootton Parkway between Lindley Terrace and Keynes Lane. The bridge connects Glenmore Terrace and Lakewood Elementary School. For more information go to: http://www.rockvillemd.gov/residents/publicworks/lakewood_bridge

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