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QIAGEN Ground Breaking Promises Over 90 Jobs in the Area by 2015

After 10 Years of Growth in County, $52 Million Project Will
Enhance Manufacturing Capabilities, Add 90+ Jobs By 2015

Friday, September 24, 2010

1:30 and 3:30 pm – facility tours upon request to Shelly Ducker

2:00-3:30 pm – event program/groundbreaking

QIAGEN

19300 Germantown Road, Germantown

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for QIAGEN’s 117,000-square-foot, $52 million expansion project, which will allow the company to consolidate many of its Maryland manufacturing operations and offices, and add more than 90 new jobs within the next five years.

ALDI Opens First Germantown Store

The first Germantown ALDI store officially opens to the public on Oct. 6.

What:   ALDI store opening                                               

Who:    Local community members invited

When:  Oct. 6, 2010, 9 a.m.

Where: 20904 Frederick Road, Germantown, Md.

 

About ALDI Inc.

Be a Member of the MoCo Public Library Teen Advisory Group

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is recruiting members for its Teen Advisory Group, and teens, ages 14-18, who would like to promote library programming for teens and advocate for teen library service are invited to apply online through the library website, www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library.

Teens who like to read, write, and are interested in interviewing authors and public officials for the MCPL Teensite page or would like to work with Facebook, YouTube and/or video productions can check out details on the website.

Applications are due by September 11.  Candidates will be interviewed the week of September 20.  Teens accepted in the program will serve from September 2010 to May 2011 and will meet on a monthly basis.

For more details, check the MCPL website, or for questions, email teensite@montgomerycountymd.gov

Evening Hayrides at Butler’s Orchard

The 300 acre family owned farm in Germantown, MD is offering a tractor-driven hayride around the farm. Afterward, gather around a crackling bonfire where you can enjoy the refreshments and entertainment you have brought.

At Butler’s, you can also visit the market where this is a wide assortment of fruits & vegetables, jams & jellies, honey, maple syrup, gourmet condiments, apple cider, and a variety of handmade gifts and flowers.

You can even pick your own produce with the selection of strawberries, blueberries, peas, tart cherries, thorn less blackberries, red raspberries, pumpkins, apples, peas, pumpkins and Christmas trees.

For more information on this event and Butler’s Orchard, please visit: http://www.butlersorchard.com/