October 15, 2010

Montgomery County news blurbs

Pedestrians Urged to “Walk Safe;” Drivers Asked to Look Out for Pedestrians - http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/apps/News/press/PR_details.asp?PrID=6982

Friends of the Library Announces 23rd Literary Luncheon Lecture Series - http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/apps/News/press/PR_details.asp?PrID=6988

Critically Missing Woman from Wheaton - http://connectedcommunities.us/showthread.php?t=39490

Pistons and Pancakes II – Sunday, October 17 – Clara Barton Community Center - The first "Pistons & Pancakes" in September was so well received that it's going to be repeated! Come to the Clara Barton Community Center, 7425 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John, on Sunday, October 17, 9 a.m. to noon (rain or shine). Again, they'll be offering pancakes at $3 per serving (plus coffee, $2, and juice, $1), as well as a show of interesting and unique cars and motorcycles, antique and newer. (If you have a special car or motorcycle you want to display, call Bruce Wilmarth at 301-229-8528 or email him at bwilmarth@washingtonfirstbank.com ) "Pistons & Pancakes II" is sponsored by the nonprofit Friends of the Clara Barton Community Center. For more information, call the community center (a facility of the Montgomery County Recreation Department) at 301-229-0010.

Leading a Changing Workforce - Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, National Capital Area Chapter, November 9, 2010, 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 am, 8500 River Road, Bethesda, MD 20817 -Opening Speaker - Steven A. Silverman, Director, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development This workshop (2.5 HRCI credits) for human resource professionals, benefits managers, wellness coordinators, and business leaders from across the metro Washington region will focus on the impact that brain health has in the workplace, as well as the implications of employee stress, particularly among working family caregivers. To learn more go to: http://www.alz.org/nca/in_my_community_19874.asp

Join Montgomery County Fire Rescue Chief Bowers on Blog Talk Internet Radio Station at 4:00 pm – Chief Bowers will be talking about the Ambulance Reimbursement Fee - http://www.blogtalkradio.com/mcfrs

English Conversation – Every Wednesday, from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, English Conversation sessions are held at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD.

Six Residents to be Inducted into Human Rights Hall of Fame by Office of Human Rights - http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/apps/News/press/PR_details.asp?PrID=6989

Legget to Host Ninth Annual County Executive Awards Program to Honor Excellence in the Arts and Humanities – Monday, October 18, 7:00 p.m., The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will host the ninth annual County Executive’s Excellence in the Arts and Humanities Awards program. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Lifetime Achievement, Community, Education, Emerging Leader, Outstanding Artist/Scholar and Volunteer. Additionally, a special Lifetime Impact Award will be presented to Carol Trawick. The event is free and open to the public. In addition to the presentation of awards, the evening will include performances and entertainment by local arts organizations and a dessert reception.

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