Montgomery County’s Anti-Hate Task Force will hold its third meeting tonight, August 29, at 7pm. The Anti-Hate Task Force is made up of community and faith leaders and was created to “engage Montgomery County residents in developing recommendations to inform policies that promote safety and combat hate crimes in Montgomery County.”
On Monday, the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (JFGW) shared a photo of antisemitic graffiti that was found in North Bethesda. Councilmember Evan Glass, who spearheaded the task force, tweeted: “I’m disgusted by the antisemitic graffiti sprayed under the Josiah Henson parkway bridge in North Bethesda. The county is working to remove this hate speech,” and “This is an unfortunate reminder of the important work being done by the Anti Hate Task Force, which will meet virtually on Tuesday 8/29 at 7pm with a presentation from the Jewish members.”
Per Montgomery County: The virtual meeting will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. and will be conducted virtually via Zoom. Members of the public can register here. The meeting will be available to watch live on YouTube.
Visit the Council webpage for the schedule of upcoming meetings, listening sessions and to watch past meetings.
Members of the media must RSVP by Tuesday, Aug. 29 at noon by emailing Bertha Cerzosimo at [email protected].
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.