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News and Information from the Montgomery County Office of Public Information

Patrick Lacefield, Director | Judy Stiles, Editor

October 2018 | Bookmark and Share

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Leggett Legacy Forward Event

Leggett’s Legacy Forward celebrates County Executive Ike Leggett's nearly 40 years of service.

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Montgomery County Council Wants to Hear from Youth

The Montgomery County Council wants to hear from community youth at a youth town hall on Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

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Ribbon-Cutting Celebration Opens the Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center

Hundreds of residents turned out to celebrate the opening of the Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center on Saturday, Oct. 6. 

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Maryland Voter Registration Deadline

Montgomery County citizens who wish to vote in the 2018 Gubernatorial General Election on Nov. 6 need to complete and submit their voter registration application by Tuesday, Oct. 16 by 9 p.m.

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League of Women Voters Presents Voters’ Guide Available for 2018 General Election

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County publishes the Voters’ Guide that includes information on voting, candidates’ responses to questions on issues, in their own words, and information to help you make sense of the Ballot Questions. The Voters’ Guide may assist you in your decision-making process as you prepare to vote in the General Election on Nov. 6 or at early voting locations from October 25 to November 1.  

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Montgomery County Ranked 4th Biopharma Centers in the Nation

The BioHealth Capital Region, including Montgomery County, is ranked #4 on the list of tops U.S. biopharma centers by Genertic Engineering & Biotechnology News.  

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Resources for Sexual Assault Victims and Survivors in Montgomery County 

The Montgomery County Commission for Women encourages victims and survivors of sexual assault, who are ready, to reach out for assistance. Your fear is normal, your assault was not.

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World of Montgomery Festival Celebrates the Cultural Heritages of Montgomery County 

Montgomery County celebrates the global cultural heritages of Montgomery County at the annual World of Montgomery Festival at Montgomery College (Rockville) on Sunday, October 21 from noon to 4 p.m. 

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Register for Youth Basketball Leagues

Registration is now underway for Montgomery County Recreation’s youth basketball leagues. 

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Call for Nominations for the Montgomery County Human Rights Hall of Fame

Nominations are open for the Montgomery County Human Rights Hall of Fame through Oct. 17. 

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Montgomery County Departments of Liquor Control and Police Relaunched the “I/We Take It Personally” Drunk-Driving Prevention Public Awareness Campaign

The fall season of celebrations has begun and quickly leads into the busy holiday winter season. The timing is right to renew public awareness about the importance of being personally invested in preventing drunk driving.

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Montgomery County Department of Police Community Outreach Program Receives Federal and State Recognitions; Investigative Unit also Honored by State

Recently the Montgomery County Police Department’s Autism, Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities, and Alzheimer’s Outreach Program was recognized for its outstanding contributions to community policing. The Department’s Vice and Intelligence Unit was also honored by the state for its investigative work into human trafficking. 

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Consider a Career in Public Safety; Application Process Open Now for Public Safety Emergency Communications Specialists

Applications are now being accepted for Public Safety Emergency Communications Specialists through Friday, November 14.

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County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC) will host the 2018 County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities on Monday, Oct. 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center.

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Heritage Harvest Festival Scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20

The Heritage Montgomery’s Harvest festival will take place at farms located throughout the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve. 

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Beacon 50+ Expo Returns to Silver Spring

The Beacon's 19th Annual 50+Expo will take place on Sunday, Oct. 14 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building. 

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The Primary Care Coalition Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The Primary Care Coalition is celebrating their 25th Anniversary with a special symposium.  

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