Upcoming Events at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center and Around….
September 21, 2010
Residents Invited to Participate in Live Online
Discussion with County Executive Ike Leggett
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will hold another “Virtual Town Hall Meeting” on Tuesday, September 21, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. County residents will be able to talk with the County Executive and ask questions via the County Executive’s home page:
Click on “Live Discussion with County Executive Ike Leggett: September 21.”
Residents interested in participating can enter questions prior to or during the live discussion. Questions and answers will be available for viewing both during and after the discussion. For more information, call the Office of Public Information at 240-777-6507
EVENTS AT THE CENTER!
September 14, 2010
Primary Election Day - September 14, 2010 - 7 A.M. to 8 P.M.
September 16, 2010
Come See the Plans for the New 3rd District Police Station
Montgomery County Department of General Services in conjunction with the Department of Police will present the revised site and forest conservation plans to the community.
When : Thursday, September 16, 2010 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Where : East County Regional Services Center,
3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904
(Large Conference Room)
For further information, please call 240-777-8412
September 17, 2010
GapBusters Learning Center Inc.
The GapBuster Learning Center Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) Program is an important part of the overall strategy to fight HIV and AIDS in Maryland. The program is instrumental in assisting individuals with HIV in accessing medical treatment, social support, and partner counseling and referral services (formerly known as partner notification). It also is an important HIV prevention strategy. Every client who is tested is will be counseled to reduce their risk of acquiring or transmitting the disease.
Starting September 17th, GapBuster Learning Center is offering HIV Prevention/Peer Education program called “Sisters Informing Sisters About Topics on AIDS” (S.I.S.T.A.) and provide HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) services at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Rd., SIlver Spring, MD 20904
More details, click here. For flier, click here
Questions- please contact GapBuster Learning Center, Inc. at 301-779-GBLC (4252)
September 27 to December 20, 2010
SPANISH CLASSES COMING TO EAST COUNTY
Starting September 27 through December 20, 2010, Montgomery College is offering Spanish classes on Monday evenings (6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.) at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road in Silver Spring.
Course: LAN009: Spanish I Part 1 - CRN#:25855 [12 session(s)] and LAN011: Spanish I Part 2 CRN#: 25863 [12 session(s)] Registration is open and you can register by calling Montgomery College at #240-567-5188 or click here.
September 15-18, 2010
BVFD Annual Fundraising Carnival
The Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department Annual Fundraising Carnival will continue from 9/15/10-9/18/10 at the intersection of Route 198 and Star Pointe Lane. The hours of operation will be 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on weekdays, 6:30 to 11:00 on Fridays and Saturdays, and noon to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. Family nights will be 9/15, and 9/16 where you can purchase armbands for unlimited rides all night. The carnival will feature rides and games for all ages, and lots of delicious food. Please come out for some great family fun while supporting our volunteers! More
September 16, 2010
SILVER SPRING, ARE YOU READY TO ZUMBA?!!
Zumba is a fun, aerobic dance workout that incorporates salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggaeton and other international music. Janet infuses various African and Caribbean movements for an even greater, dynamic workout! The routines feature aerobic interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Burn 400-1000 calories in one hour!
For more information contact Janet Awokoya at email@example.com. Come on out and bring a friend! Classes begin September 16th and are only $10 per session! Register today at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec. The course number is 287816 (Zumba with Janet Awokoya).
September 22, 2010
Montgomery County Public Libraries “Meet the Author”
Program To Feature Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author
David Hoffman at White Oak Library
Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Hoffman will discuss both his award-winning book, “The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy,” and his work as a journalist at the White Oak Library on Wednesday, September 22 at 7 p.m. The library is located at 11701 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/apps/News/press/PR_details.asp?PrID=6902
September 22, 2010
Car Free Day
Pledge to go Car Free on September 22, 2010.
Montgomery County employers and employees are invited to participate in the world-wide celebration of Car Free Day Metro DC on Wednesday, September 22nd! Take the CAR FREE PLEDGE at www.carfreemetrodc.com
More information www.montgomerycountymd.gov/commute or call 240-773-2989
September 24 and 25, 2010
20th Annual Burtonsville Day Celebration
Friday – 7pm to 10pm: Dance Concert featuring Breakaway – all ages welcome.
Saturday – 10am – 4pm – Parade, activities for children, live musical entertainment, health fair, car show, pet show, craft vendors, food vendors, celebrity basketball game, line dancing, golf instructions, and more… For more information log on to burtonsvilleday.org or become a “Burtonsville Day Fan” on Facebook or For Program Agenda, click here
October 12, 2010 SAVE THE DATE!
IDA Sector Community Meeting with Police
Make your neighborhood safer! Get actively involved in crime prevention. Join Third District Police, neighbors and business owners in the Burtonsville, Briggs Chaney, Calverton, White Oak and Hillandale areas at the bi-monthly IDA Sector meeting sponsored by the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center and Third District Police.
Tuesday, October 12th, 2010, 10:30 A.M. in the WHITE OAK LIBRARY MEETING ROOM.
Montgomery County Public Libraries Celebrates
Hispanic Heritage Month with Free Music, Dance Performances
Fall Prevention Activities Planned in September for Seniors
DID YOU KNOW?
Draft Copy of the Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is available for review at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904.
If you have questions or need a copy, contact Matthew Green at DHCA, Special Projects and Grants Administration Section at 240-777-3631. Public comment is accepted at any time, but should any resident wish to have their comments included in the final copy sent to HUD he/she must contact DHCA by 5:00 p.m. on September 24, 2010.
Scholarship Opportunity for $2000 annually for
a high school or college student
Do you know who is interested in horticulture? Know any high school or college students looking for scholarships? Please pass the word about this great scholarship opportunity. It is $2000 annually for a high school or college student that is interested in horticulture. http://site.mangumscholarship.com/
Smithsonian Magazine Annual Museum Day
September 25, 2010
Museum Day is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Media in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket.
First Segment of ICC May Be Ready by Late 2010
The Inter County Connector will soon be open for business. And while it won't be the entire 18.8-mile Maryland highway -- the first 5.5 mile segment between the I-270/370 corridor and Georgia Avenue could soon see its first action in the coming months. To learn more go to: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/apps/dot/pressrelease/PR_details.asp?PrID=6881