Per Montgomery County:
ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 2, 2022—The Montgomery County Council will host a hybrid Youth Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. with Montgomery County School Board President Brenda Wolff and Student Member of the Board of Education Arvin Kim to learn more about the issues currently impacting young people across the County. Student are encouraged to come prepared with questions for Councilmembers.
“After two years of COVID-19 precautionary measures, I am very excited that this year we will finally be back to host an in-person Youth Town Hall,” said Council President Gabe Albornoz. “Civic participation is so important, and it’s never too early to engage with elected representatives.This is a great opportunity for all students to participate and ask questions to their County Councilmembers, and it also helps us become more cognizant of the priorities of the residents that will shape, and be, the future of our County.”
There will be a pizza reception at 6 p.m. in the Council Office Building cafeteria for students joining the town hall in person. Students may also participate in the Youth Town Hall via Zoom webinar. The event will be streamed live on the Council’s web page via YouTube (MoCoCouncilMD) and on Facebook Live (MontgomeryCountyMdCouncil) and can also be watched on County Cable Montgomery on channels 30 (Fios), 1056 (RCN) and 996 (Xfinity).
Montgomery County Public Schools students need to register to receive their student-service learning hours for advocacy. All students interested in participating can register here.
Calling all coaches, students and parents/caregivers of student athletes: MCPS Athletics and the NCAA Eligibility Center are hosting a virtual information night from 6:30-8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4.
Per Montgomery Parks: “Celebrate the holidays with Montgomery Parks! We have birdwatching, winter solstice, New Year’s festivities, and many more activities for the whole family.
St. George Greek Orthodox Church, located at 7701 Bradley Blvd in Bethesda, is hosting its 4th Annual Saint George Christmas Experience and Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, December 2nd.
According to Montgomery County Police, “A 20-year-old Capitol Heights man died Tuesday, November 28, 2023, after crashing his car into a parked vehicle on Spruell Drive.