Annual Bike Drive Event on Friday, Oct. 14, in Rockville

MCDOT is sponsoring the drive in partnership with Rockville Bike Hub and Bikes for the World. Between 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. adult and child bikes will be collected (rain or shine) outside of the Montgomery County Council Office Building Garage at East Jefferson and Monroe Street in Rockville.

Bicycles should be in good working condition or in need of only minor repairs. Rockville Bike Hub volunteers will refurbish the bikes and MCDOT will place them with low-income children and adults in the County through the MCDOT Bike Match Program or through the Rockville Terrific Kids program.

MCDOT’s Bike Match program started in June 2020. “To date, our Bike Match program has received nearly 600 bike requests and we have placed nearly 300 donated bikes,” said MCDOT Director Chris Conklin. “However, that still leaves a need for about 300 bikes in just that program. We are hoping to be able to collect enough bikes to match a bike to everyone who has made a request.”

Donations by check will be accepted. Donations are tax-deductible. To enhance the theme of the drive, community members can organize a bike collection at their school, place of worship or within their neighborhood and bring the bikes to Rockville on Friday, Oct. 14. For drives that collect 10 or more bikes, MCDOT will arrange to pick them up at a prearranged location.

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A local community movie is filming in our area in June and needs contributions!

Local actors, teens, teachers, housewives, and retired residences are trying to make this film happen but we need your help.

This is an educational short story about teens learning how to navigate when they don't feel accepted by their friends and what to do to find acceptance. Yet this film isn't just for teens. In your life have you ever felt like you weren't accepted??

Come be a part of the audience for this film! Invite your friends. Be a part of this film being produced right here in our area.

This is a social impact film that will show locally and internationally at film festivals in 2025 and also at colleges.

More information can be found here. DONATE TODAY:

https://www.filmindependent.org/sponsored-projects/ultimate-bias/

https://www.silvanomarifilms.com/jis

This is a not-for-profit film and donations are tax-deductible.

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In the spirit of giving back to our community, we are partnering with Quest to Feed Montgomery to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those in need. We kindly ask each attendee to bring along a non-perishable food item to donate during the event. Every contribution, no matter how small, will go a long way in supporting families facing food insecurity in our area.

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