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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Gaillardia, Blanket Flower, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, MD Blanket Flowers are a good choice for home gardens in Kentlands, our home community within the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland. You should be able to find selections at local garden centers. Gaillardia is a genus of flowering plants...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Beer Selection: Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA Our beer selection for our happy hour at home was Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. This is a good choice for those who like India Pale Ales. Drink responsibly. 7.2% Alc. by Vol. It started as a napkin sketch in a pub, an idea for a d...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Naloxone Available for Maryland Residents: Free by Mail Naloxone is the medication that reverses overdoses. Maryland is now making it available to Maryland households by mail for FREE at:https://www.naloxoneforall.org/marylandIn the Covid epidemic, people in pain are at risk of using opioid medic...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Mental Health Help in Montgomery County, Maryland  These are challenging and stressful times as we cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus can affect everyone in emotional and physical ways. The current COVID-19 situation can exacerbate domestic violence and human trafficking and add additiona...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg The Auschwitz Escape (2014) is a World War II work of historical fiction by The New York Times bestselling author Joel C. Rosenberg. I enjoyed this book and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about th...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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American Red Blood Drive This Sunday in Montgomery County, MD The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive this Sunday, April 5th from 8:00AM - 8:00PM at the Montgomery County Fair Grounds in the Garden Room of the Heritage Building. In order to protect everyone and enforce social distancing g...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Get a Digital Library Card in Montgomery County, Maryland MCPL (Montgomery County Public Libraries) is removing barriers for customers. If you don't already have a library card, take a look at our newly improved Digital Library Card. Get immediate access to most of our digital services and stream...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Health Crisis Support for Renters in Montgomery County, MD The Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) is providing information and support to county tenants who have questions or are facing difficulties due to COVID-19. Currently, there is a temporary eviction morato...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Beer Selection: Dogfish Head 75 Minute IPA The beer selection for our happy hour at home was 75 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton, DE. Brewed with maple syrup, this is an easy India Pale Ale to recommend. Drink responsibly. 7.5% Alc. by Vol.  Click on the link to visit the webs...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Have you tried Nature's Bakery Fig Bars? Chef Dolores and I like and recommend Nature's Bakery Fig Bars. We usually get them at Costco where each box contains 36 twin packs of Raspberry, Fig and Blueberry fig bars. The twin packs are convenient for sharing one bar each at 100 calories each.   Soy...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Emergency Fraud Alert: Coronavirus Scams From Maryland Emergency ManagementWe have received notifications from our federal partners that there are scams you should be aware regarding to Coronavirus. Some of these types of scams include: • Individuals and businesses selling fake cures for COVID-19...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Essential Employees in Maryland Must Carry a Letter Maryland Stay at Home Order“We Are No Longer Asking or Suggesting That Marylanders Stay Home, We Are Directing Them To Do So.” This phrase headlines details released through the Maryland state website regarding the executive order issued by Gove...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Maryland Unemployment Claims Process  Maryland unemployment claims process goes (voluntarily) alphabetical, extends Claim Center hours to 7am - 6pm, Monday - Friday. https://dllr.state.md.us/employment/unemployment.shtml…    

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Following Members of ActiveRain I have made it a habit to follow several new ActiveRain members each day for several years. It is an easy way to pay it forward and every now and then one of the members will follow my blog. You will earn a few points for following five members each day. Think of t...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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It is Easy to Love Kentlands in Montgomery County, Maryland   ActiveRain Ambassador Jeff Dowler has asked member bloggers to write about the perks of their home communities. Those have have followed my blog posts over the years are familiar with Kentlands, our home community, since I have posted...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Gaithersburg Book Festival Impacted by Coronavirus Pandemic The coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancellation of the annual Gaithersburg Book Festival which was scheduled for May 16, 2020. Click on the above link to reach the website and follow the event on Facebook for further notices. Friend...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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 Stay At Home Order in Maryland Effective 8 p.m., March 30 Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday due to what he called a "rapidly escalating emergency situation." The order takes effect at 8 p.m. Monday, March 30."This is a deadly public health crisis," Hogan said. "We are ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: Telling Tales by Ann Cleeves Telling Tales (2005) is the second book in the Vera Stanhope mystery series by international award winning English author Ann Cleeves. Dolores and I enjoyed this book and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about t...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Ride On Bus Service Reductions in Montgomery County, MarylandThe Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will further reduce service for Ride On buses beginning Sunday, March 29. This reduced Essential Service Plan includes 35 critical routes so that residents can take Ride On for ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Instacart Shoppers Planning to Strike Chef Dolores placed an order with Wegmans for groceries to be delivered on Monday. There is much confusion relating to the order and it impossible to reach Instacart by telephone. By the way, the customer service people at the store can not help you with an I...

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