Per Montgomery County:
Christina Moore and Sibyl Brown from Shepherd’s Table will be discussing their organization’s meal service program in a special virtual forum from 6-7 p.m. on Monday, May 9. Shepherd’s Table recently accomplished the huge milestone of serving 2 million meals since its founding in 1983. They will also be discussing hunger in the community and how Shepherd’s Table worked to grow and adapt during the COVID-19 Health Crisis.
The forum is being presented by Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. To view the forum, go to Meeting Registration – Zoom.
The mission of Shepherd’s Table’s is to improve quality of life, create a pathway toward self-sufficiency and inspire hope for the most vulnerable experiencing food insecurity, homelessness and poverty. It provides meals and access to social services, provided with compassion and respect.
At the core of these basic services is its meal service program, which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner during the week, and brunch and dinner on the weekends. The enormous feat is accomplished through the generosity of its volunteers, its financial and in-kind donors and the staff of Shepherd’s Table. It also has a resource center that is open daily, a weekly “Clothes Closet Program” and Montgomery County’s only free eye clinic.
Christina Moore joined the Army Reserves at 17, spending more than nine years as a Human Resources specialist, including a one-year tour in Baghdad, Iraq. From there, she enrolled in culinary school, graduating from Le Cordon Bleu in New England in the advanced honors program and earning an AA in Culinary Arts, as well as a Diplome de Art Culinaire, the French equivalent of a culinary certificate. A series of unfortunate circumstances led to a fall into, and subsequent climb out of, a period of homelessness. After overcoming this difficult time, she became the sous chef of a restaurant in Virginia. She came to Shepherd’s Table out of a deep yearning to do something more important. She was recently promoted to director of meal services.
Back in September we let you know that Country Boy Market, a staple in Montgomery County for nearly seven decades, announced it is winding down operations and will be closing…
Holly Morris celebrated 25 years at FOX5 with the station putting together a fun 12 minute video clip of her greatest moments. The clip can be seen below.
Metro is reminding customers to plan ahead if traveling on the Red, Blue, Silver, and Green lines this weekend due to planned track and construction work.
Metro leaders celebrated the completion of the Tenleytown-AU Station Escalator Replacement Project and reopening of the east entrance with a ribbon cutting ceremony.