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Looking for Volunteers to assist ESOL Instructor once a week!
Volunteers needed to serve as an Aide to ESOL Instructor on Wednesday evenings 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 pm at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center. Assistance needed beginning the second week of March until May 2010. If you are interested, or know someone who may be interested, please contact Chuck Crisostomo at 240-777-8416 / Anjoo Chohda at 240-777-8411 or email: email@example.com
March 4 &11 and April 1 & 8, 2010
Free Legal Advice Clinics
The Montgomery County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Program, in partnership with Eastern Montgomery Regional Services, provides free Legal Advice Consultations for low income residents on the first and second Thursdays’ of each month from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. The upcoming dates for the legal clinic are March 4th, 11th & April 1st and 8th. A client intake must be completed before 6:00 pm. For more information, call the Pro Bono Program Monday through Thursday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (301) 424-7651 or (301) 424-7652 or (301) 424-7633. Clinics are held at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring. For directions call 240-777-8400
March 9, 2010
IDA Sector Meeting/East County Crime Reports - The Eastern County Regional Services Center and the Third District Police will bring you timely crime information through the CRIME UPDATE, a weekly report of crimes in the IDA sector and H1 Beats. If you are interested in receiving the CRIME UPDATE click here to sign up for East County Crime Reports. Getting involved in your community, being vigilant about who is in your neighborhood and getting to know your neighbors, plays an important role in helping police and making you and your family safer.
We here at your regional services center look forward to partnering with you to accomplish this important goal. Our next IDA Sector meeting is March 9th at 7 p.m. at the East County Recreation Center, 3310, Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring, Maryland 20904. Please click here to review the Agenda.
2010 Tax-Aide Program
The AARP/RSVP Tax-Aide 2010 is being offered until April 13, 2010 to Low and Moderate Income Residents with special attention to Senior residents at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center every Tuesday and other locations.
When: Every Tuesday; 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. until April 13, 2010
Where : Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center,
3300 Briggs Chaney Rd in Silver Spring
For appointment: Call 240-777-2577 between 9:00 a.m. -3:40 p.m. For more information, please click here
Events in the Community
March 5, 2010
Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards to host briefing on 2010 Census The briefing will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 5, 2010 at the Silver Spring Library, located at 8901 Colesville Road, in Silver Spring, Maryland. Representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau will share how the 2010 Census count affects funding for the community; representation in Congress, and the state and local governments; and planning decisions by your community leaders. Also joining will be Fernando E. Armstrong, U.S. Census Bureau Regional Director. For details, click here
March 13, 2010
10:00 am-3:00 pm - Focus on the Future- A College and Career Expo - Open to all High School Students! Click here to review the details
March 16, 2010
2-3:30 PM, and Wednesday, April 14, 6-7:30 p.m.
Senior Leadership Montgomery Recruitment Event Class of 2010-2011- You are welcome to attend an informal gathering to learn about the Senior Leadership Montgomery program. The information/ recruitment event is scheduled on Tuesday, March 16, 2-3:30 PM, and Wednesday, April 14, 6-7:30 p.m.
For locations and directions, please click here to review the flier or to go to http://www.leadershipmontgomerymd.org. Advance registration is requested two days before the event. The Class of 2010-2011 application deadline is April 29 and the application is on their website. Questions? Please email here or call 301- 881-3333.
March 20, 2010
10am - 2pm; Montgomery College, Rockville Campus GYM, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD 20850 - Youth Job Fair 2010 for Ages 16 to 21- Let's Get It Started - The Job Fair Team is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation to youth with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, call (301) 495-0441 ext. 223, or fax your request (301) 585-0115 This is an opportunity for youth to be exposed to employers ready and willing to hire them. Over 70 employers are expected to participate. For more information, please click the attached flyer.
March 27, 2010
Breakfast with Bunny - Good Hope Neighborhood Center invites you to Breakfast with the Bunny (Waffles topped with peaches, sausage links, bacon strips, and apple juice)
When : Saturday March 27, 2010 Time : 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where : Good Hope Neighborhood Center
14715 Good Hope Road, Silver Spring, MD 20905
Click here for more details
April 22, 2010
Engage Your Community Group in Earth Day This April - Now is a good time for community groups to plan group service projects around the time of Earth Day. While Earth Day is April 22nd, the Montgomery County Volunteer Center and other organizations celebrate Earth Day throughout the month of April. Get your nonprofit, school, religious, civic or other community group volunteering to improve the environment. Park, waterway, and neighborhood clean ups, painting and gardening are just a few ways groups can make a difference. Find Earth Day volunteering opportunities and view the Earth Day Toolkit, full of ideas on how to plan and organize a group event by visiting the Volunteer Center website at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/volunteer. Click on the blue Earth Day link at the top of the page. If your group needs assistance, contact the Volunteer Center at 240/777-2600 or e-mail email@example.com.
April 23 to April 25, 2010
Amnesty International Human Rights Art Festival - The first ever Amnesty International Human Rights Art Festival will be held April 23-25, 2010 in downtown Silver Spring. The festival will showcase the work of 250 artists from 40 nations. The event will take place over 3 days in 40 venues throughout the Arts and Entertainment District. All of the art concerns human rights and social transformation issues. Included are a film festival, theater festival, dance festival, music festival, 10 advocacy groups running "Festivals within the Festival," indoor and outdoor art installations, and dozens of workshops, book readings, art exhibits, performance art and other activities. For more information about the event please visit the website at http://www.humanrightsartfestival.com/. Volunteer opportunities available!
Did you know?
Warming Weather Brings Out Home Improvement Con Artists
The Montgomery County Police would like remind members of the community to be on the lookout for unlicensed home improvement contractors. As the weather warms up and Spring approaches, the activities of “woodchucks” increases. The group of individuals described as “woodchucks” are scam artists who generally target our elderly residents. For more information click here
If you have any questions or comments, contact us by email or postal mail:
Montgomery County Government, Office of Public Information, 101 Monroe Street, 4th Floor, Rockville, MD 20850.