Gaithersburg, MD Real Estate News

Free Groceries Distribution in Gaithersburg, Tuesday, July 5, 2022  The Upcounty Hub has announced the next distribution of free groceries. The event will take place TOMORROW, Tuesday, July 5, 2033 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Gaithersburg Church of the Nazarene.Please share this announcement with families that may be food insecure. Lily, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1370Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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‘Funding Support for Nonprofits’ and ‘Encuentre Sus Recursos’ Seminars “Funding Support for Nonprofits” and “Recursos para Hacer Crecer Su Negocio” will be the next online seminars in the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation’s series of webinars on “Getting Things Done in Montgomery County.” The seminars will be presented Thursday, July 7, and Wednesday, July 13, respectively.The seminar on funding sources for nonprofits will be moderated by Nicole Merlene, an MCEDC economic development specialist. Scheduled guest speakers include Kim Jones, a consultant for Montgomery College’s Nonprofit Training Institute; Lavontte Chatmon, the interim executive director of Nonprofit Montgomery; and Anna Hargrave, executive director of The Community Foundation in Montgomery County.“Encue...
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Grants to Support Adult English Literacy Programs The Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy (MCAEL) will distribute a total of $1,345,000 in grants in Fiscal Year 2023 to 23 organizations to support adult English literacy programs across Montgomery County. The grants will help equip the organizations in their efforts to host adult literacy classes and work with some of the more than 125,000 adults in Montgomery County who report that they speak English “less than very well.”Funding for the grants is provided in partnership with the Montgomery County Government, with the support of County Executive Marc Elrich and the Montgomery County Council.“We are excited to work with the grant recipients this upcoming year, in addition to all of the community members who participate in our...
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‘Let Freedom Ring’: Fee-Waived Adoption Event for Big Dogs & Small AnimalsMontgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) is holding a fee-waived adoption event for all dogs 40 pounds and over and small animals from Thursday, June 30, through Thursday, July 7. The “Let Freedom Ring” event is sponsored by Friends of Montgomery County Animals (FMCA).The summer months are a wonderful time to bring a new family member home. Adopting is easy—and even easier with the fees waived.The adoption process can be started online by filling out the adoption questionnaire and sending in the required items listed on the website. More information can be found at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/animalservices/adoption/howtoadopt.html.New animals regularly arrive at the shelter. Patrons a...
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Senior Technology Training in Gaithersburg, Maryland Are you a City of Gaithersburg resident age 60+ who wants to learn how to connect with friends and family through technology? The Chinese Culture and Community Service Center and the City of Gaithersburg are hosting a basic level technology training class on Wednesdays, July 13 through August 3, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Benjamin Gaither Center. Classes are free.Register online here, e-mail senior.planet@ccacc-dc.org, or call 301-620-1517.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Daylily, Kentlands Photwalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 6065Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Book Recommendation: The Eagle's Claw by Jeff ShaaraDolores and I enjoyed reading The Eagle's Claw (2021) by The New York Times Bestselling author Jeff Shaara. This is a novel of the battle of Midway. Click on the links to learn more about the author and this book. NATIONAL BESTSELLER - In a "riveting" (Booklist) tale that picks up where To Wake the Giant left off, Jeff Shaara transports us to the Battle of Midway in another masterpiece of military historical fiction.Spring 1942. The United States is reeling from the blow the Japanese inflicted at Pearl Harbor. But the Americans are determined to turn the tide. The key comes from Commander Joe Rochefort, a little known "code breaker" who cracks the Japanese military encryption. With Rochefort's astonishing discovery, Admiral Chester Nim...
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Free Groceries Distribution in Montgomery Village, July 1, 2022 The next distribution of free groceries will be TOMORROW, July 1, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Apple Ridge Recreation Area in Montgomery Village.This is an Upcounty Hub announcement for Montgomery County, Maryland. Please share this information with families that may be food insecure. Dahlia, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 2858Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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July is Parks & Recreation Month in Gaithersburg, Maryland July is Parks & Recreation Month in the City of Gaithersburg, and will be proclaimed by the Mayor and City Council at its July 5 meeting. Using the National Recreation and Park Association theme of “We Rise Up for Parks and Recreation,” Gaithersburg will bring attention to how important it is to rise up and support parks and recreation staff and volunteers, as they rise up in service of equity, climate-readiness, and overall health and well-being. The City is excited to introduce the Explore Gaithersburg! Park Passport in partnership with G-PARC. Participate by visiting as many Gaithersburg parks as you can.Send a photo of your filled out passport to GPARC@gaithersburgmd.gov by Friday, August 5, to be entered into a drawing for ...
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City of Gaithersburg 4th of July Closures & Recycling City offices and most facilities will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. The collection of recycled materials for residents whose regular recycling day is Monday, July 4, will take place on the PRECEDING Saturday, July 2. On-demand bulk pick up for residents whose regular recycling day is Monday, July 4 will be unavailable. Read the full list of what is open here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Most City facilities & offices are closed on July 4, 2022, in observance of Independence Day, with the exception of the following: Police Department Administrative Offices is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Miniature Golf Course is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Water Park is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m...
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‘Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts’ Return for Summer Thursday nights will be alive with music this summer in Downtown Silver Spring as the free “Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts” series returns to Veterans Plaza. Concert series are scheduled for 7-9 p.m. each Thursday evening through Aug. 11. The next performance, on June 30, will feature the six-piece Moxie Blues Band playing blues, with a touch of Southern rock. Veterans Plaza is located at 1 Veterans Place, adjacent to the Silver Spring Civic Building. The outdoor series has eight concerts scheduled.  Attendees can bring chairs, but they do not have to do that. Food and drinks are available from the many nearby downtown eateries. No alcohol is permitted on the plaza. The lineup for the Thursday night concert series:   June ...
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Montgomery County Holiday Schedule for Independence DayThe Montgomery County Government, and programs that impact County residents, will observe schedule and program changes for the formal observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 4. In some cases, services also will have schedule changes on Sunday, July 3. County offices—Closed. State offices and courts—Closed. State Motor Vehicle Administration offices and Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program stations—Closed. Libraries—Closed. Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS)—All stores will be open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. County-operated COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Clinics—Closed. Ride On—Will operate on a Saturday schedule. All schedules can be viewed at RideOnBus.com. Ride On extRa and Flex—Not in service. Flash—Will operate on a weekend schedule (...
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Casey Community Center Farmers Market Summer Launch Party Start the summer off right at the Casey Community Center Farmers Market Summer Launch Party, June 30 from 11:00am- 2:30pm. Check out our Kid Biz young entrepreneurs, meet local vendors, grab lunch enjoy live music !For more info visit https://gburg.md/3ynl9vkThis is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1361Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Book Recommendation: The Winemaker's Wife by Kristin HarmelI enjoyed reading The Winemaker's Wife (2019) by internationally best selling author and Florida resident Kristin Harmel. This is an outstanding work of historical fiction. Click on the links to learn more about the author and this novel. The author of the engrossing international bestseller The Room on Rue Amélie returns with a moving story set amid the champagne vineyards of northern France during the darkest days of World War II, perfect for fans of Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale.Champagne, 1940: Inès has just married Michel, the owner of storied champagne house Maison Chauveau, when the Germans invade. As the danger mounts, Michel turns his back on his marriage to begin hiding munitions for the Résistance. Inès fears they’...
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Trader Joe's Chicken Burrito Bowl Chef Dolores picked up Trader Joe's Chicken Burrito Bowls for our lunch at home and we enjoyed them. 370 calories per serving. Click on the link to reach the website for more information. Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1357Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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SummerFest, Gaithersburg, Maryland, Saturday, July 2, 2022  Celebrate America’s independence with friends and family at SummerFest on Saturday, July 2 from 6 to 11:30 p.m. at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm. The free summer festival features live music, food trucks and local breweries, and family-friendly activities, all leading up to a spectacular fireworks display and SummerGlo After Party.SummerFest kicks off at 6 p.m. with Nation, one of DC’s top dance bands. Enjoy delicious offerings from food and local craft beverage vendors, including Dogfish Head, Landmade, Lone Oak, Steinhardt Brewing, True Respite, and Waredaca.Once it gets dark (approximately 9:25 p.m.), a spectacular fireworks display will light up the night with bursts of amazing colors and styles that launch up to 500 feet...
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Burtons Grill & Bar opening Monday in Gaithersburg’s Kentlands Burtons Grill & Bar, which specializes in seafood, steaks and vegetable-based entrees, is opening Monday in Gaithersburg’s Kentlands development.Burtons will be at 109 Commerce Square Place, according to a press release. The restaurant will be 5,000 square feet and be able to seat 196 customers at one time, according to a press release. The layout of the space will include a main dining room, bar and outdoor patio.Burtons, a national chain with locations throughout the East Coast, serves entrees that include crab-crusted haddock, General Tso cauliflower and firecracker (fried) shrimp, crabcakes and premium steaks such as filet mignon and New York strip. The Gaithersburg location will be the chain’s first in Montgomery County...
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Montgomery County Restricts Employees’ Business Travel to Many StatesIn response to Friday’s Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced the county will restrict travel by government employees to states that have rolled back reproductive rights protections, and to those that are likely to do so in response to the decision.County Chief Administrative Officer Rich Madaleno wrote the following in a memo distributed to Elrich’s office and other county office directors:“By taking action to restrict access to reproductive health care services, the following states have possibly put the health and safety of our employees at risk while on official business. Therefore, effective immediately, I am directing all department and office directors an...
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Montgomery County Common Ownership Communities ProgramThe Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council voted to opt into Montgomery County’s Office of Common Ownership Communities Program at its May 17, 2021 meeting. The adopted ordinance has a requirement for all common ownership communities in the City to participate in the program by July 1, 2022.The purpose of Montgomery County's Commission on Common Ownership Communities (CCOC) Program is to ensure proper creation and operation of homeowners’ associations, condominium associations, and cooperative housing corporations. The CCOC program requires registration of associations and requires training for members of the governing bodies. Learn more here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Squar...
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Gaithersburg Chorus Seeks Choral Director The Gaithersburg Chorus is seeking a Choral Director to provide artistic direction and instruction on how to perform selected pieces for its annual spring and fall public performances. The City intends to fill this independent contractor position by August 23. Apply online with an application and letter of interest here.Full Job Description Gaithersburg Chorus, a non-audition, city-sponsored adult chorus seeks an experienced Choral Director. Responsibilities include: selecting a varied repertoire (including classical, standards and Broadway show tunes, among others) within guidelines established by the cultural arts division of the City of Gaithersburg; conducting rehearsals (7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Gaithersburg’s Activity Center); choosing s...
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City of Gaithersburg Police Department 2021 Annual Report Each year the @GPDNews issues an Annual Report, detailing the Gaithersburg Police Department’s mission, describing its organizational structure, highlighting initiatives, and recognizing the achievements of its officers. The 2021 Annual Report is now available online. View the report here: https://gburg.md/3tQ3SbFThis is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.  Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1349 Canon PowerShot G11 Camera Photograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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