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Upcoming Events From the Montgomery County Office of Public Information

Upcoming Events  From the Montgomery County Office of Public Information

 

The following events are scheduled for the coming month.  All are subject to change and anyone interested in attending or covering one of these events should confirm the information beforehand with the Office of Public Information at 240-777-6507.

 

Event:  Public Hearing on Pepco Service Reliability

Date/Time:  Wednesday, January 5 at 6:30 p.m.

Winter Registration at the Black Rock Center for the Arts Begins Today

Winter Registration at the Black Rock Center for the Arts Begins Today

Winter Registration for fun classes such as: Zumba, Paper Marbling, Music, and Stage Workshops begins today. Hurry and register today before the classes fill up!

Safeway ‘Neediest Kids Funds Drive’ until January 1, 2011

Safeway ‘Neediest Kids Funds Drive’ until January 1, 2011

Stop by any Washington or Baltimore area Safeway store throughout the 2010 Holiday Season and please make a donation at check out to support Neediest Kids.

Neediest Kids works with these area school systems:

Washington, D.C:

-Archdiocese of Washington

-D.C. Public and Public Charter Schools

Maryland:

-Frederick County Public Schools

-Montgomery County Public Schools

-Prince George's County Public Schools

Virginia:

-Alexandria City Public Schools

-Arlington County Public Schools

-Fairfax County Public Schools

-Loudoun County Public Schools

Neediest Kids works with the schools systems in the Greater Washington Area to ensure students have access to basic necessities to stay in school and thrive. Schools depend on Neediest Kids to provide funds to purchase what is needed most for their students to attend class and to be ready to learn:

Montgomery County's 311 Online and Telephone System Reaches Six-Month Milestone

Montgomery County's 311 Online and Telephone System Reaches Six-Month Milestone

Survey: 72 percent of Users Satisfied or Extremely Satisfied

  Six months after Montgomery County’s 311 online and telephone information system launched on June 17, calls coming into the system continue to increase.  Call volume peaked in August with almost 57,000 calls received.  The 311 web portal, which allows residents to find answers and check on the status of service requests, has consistently averaged 25,000 views per month.

First Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Scheduled in Germantown Town Center

First Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Scheduled in Germantown Town Center

Germantown will officially kick off the December holiday season with its first tree lighting ceremony on Sunday, December 12 at 4:30 p.m. in front of the BlackRock Center for the Arts, located at the corner of Century Boulevard and Town Commons Drive. 

The holiday festivities will get underway with a concert by the U.S. Navy Band Brass Quintet.  The free concert will take place inside BlackRock beginning at 3 p.m.  BlackRock’s student interns will lead the crowd in a holiday sing-a-long, followed by the tree lighting ceremony.  Refreshments will be available to purchase.

Participants are asked to bring a canned food item or a new article of clothing to be donated to local families in need.

This event is being sponsored by Smokey Glen Farm, Brickman Landscaping, Artery Development, BlackRock Center for the Arts and Montgomery County.

South Germantown Splash Playground Wants YOUR Ideas for Improvement

At this Public Meeting, ideas will be shared and discussed for improvements in the next few years at the South Germantown Splash Playground and Miniature Golf courses, including (but not limited to): removing one of the mini-golf courses to allow for more open space at the Splash Playground, expansion and improvement of the Splash Playground, and more.

Bring your ideas and join us.?