July 26, 2010

Montgomery County news blurbs

Hot Weather Conditions Unsafe for Animals - Whenever the National Weather Service issues an Excessive Heat Warning for Montgomery County and surrounding areas, the Director of the Montgomery County Police Animal Services Division may authorize enforcement of Executive Regulation 5-01, Anti-Cruelty Conditions for Dogs, Section 11-C. For more information go to: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/Apps/Police/News/NA_details.asp?NaID=5550

MCPL - Friday, July 23: Access to the library catalog, user accounts, and online resources has been disrupted by a power outage. We are working to restore service.

Percentage of Region's Commuters Driving Alone Declines, While Share for Telework, Transit Grows - More people in the metropolitan Washington region are taking transit to work or teleworking than at any point in the past ten years, according to findings presented today by Commuter Connections at the July meeting of the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB). For more information go to: http://www.mwcog.org/news/press/detail.asp?NEWS_ID=464

Montgomery County Board of Education to Meet on July 26 - The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Monday, July 26, 2010. The meeting will be held in the Board of Education Meeting Room in the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville, MD. For more information go to: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/press/index.aspx?page=showrelease&id=2797

Dance with the Stars at The Rooftop - Spend an evening Dancing with the Stars at The Rooftop from 7-9:30 pm, Sunday, July 25, when the night will feature Big Band hits from the '30s and '40s. Night and Day Band will perform Big Band Ballroom and Swing music. Admission is free. For more information go to: http://www.rockvillerooftop.com/calendar-events/july-25-dancing-with-the-stars

FREE Small Business Counseling Sessions! ˆ On Thursday, July 29th, the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center (B-CC RSC) with the SCORE „Counselors of America‚s Small Business‰ will be offering free one-on-one small business counseling sessions. Call 240-777-8200 to schedule your free one-hour counseling session! The B-CC RSC is conveniently located one block from the Bethesda Metro Station at 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, Maryland 20814. Visit us online at: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/bcc

Lunchtime Concert Series - Willow Garden Theatre lunchtime concert series, from August 4 - August 25. At the corner of Wisconsin Ave. & Willow Ln., Wed., 12-2pm, concerts are free for more information call 301-352-5387.

SAVE THE DATE! Car Free Day ˆ 9/22/10 - Join us for part of a worldwide movement and celebrate sustainable transportation on Car Free Day, Wednesday September 22, 2010. For more information go to: http://www.carfreemetrodc.com/

REMINDER - 21st Anniversary of the 2010 Annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale in Montgomery County, Maryland - Montgomery County will celebrate its agricultural heritage, promote local farms, and indulge in seasonally fresh food during the 21st Annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale. Fourteen farms will participate this year on Saturday July 24, 2010 and then will reopen for a second day on Sunday July 25, 2010. For more information go to: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/apps/News/press/PR_details.asp?PrID=6690

Rockville Good Neighbor Nominations Due Monday, Aug. 30 - The City of Rockville will host the ninth annual Good Neighbor awards in which residents nominate their neighbors for improving the quality of life in their neighborhoods. For more information go to: http://www.rockvillemd.gov/news/2010/07-july/07-22-10b.html

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