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  • Lively Latin Rhythms to be Performed at Davis Library Vocalist Cecelia Esquivel and Cantare, her musical group, will lead an interactive program on Latin rhythms for children and adults on Saturday, April 25, at noon at Davis Library. The library is located at 6400 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. The free program, sponsored by Friends of the Library/ Davis Chapter, will feature audience participation through singing, playing percussion instruments, and dancing to music from the Caribbean and Central and South America. Esquivel will sing in Spanish and Portuguese and share stories of the music’s history. After studying at the National Conservatory of Music in her native Argentina, Esquivel earned a BA in music performance at the University of Maryland and an LCSW degree from the Catholic University of America. To request sign language interpretation or other deaf/hard of hearing services for library-sponsored programs, email MCPL.DeafAccess@montgomerycou ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases
  • Linkages to Learning Volunteers and Donors Honored; First Michael L. Subin Scholarship Awarded to Gaithersburg Resident County Executive Isiah Leggett joined Linkages to Learning staff today to recognize volunteers and donors at the program’s annual recognition event where the first Linkages to Learning Michael L. Subin Scholarship was also presented to Jorge Vargas-Machuca. The ceremony, sponsored by Choice Hotels International, honored 280 volunteers and donors who provided 15,000 hours of volunteer service and more than $480,000 in cash and other donations to support the day-to-day operations of the program for the past year. Partner agencies also provided awards to the following distinguished honorees for significant investments in Linkages to Learning: Chevy Chase Trust, United Communications Group, Maryland Youth Ballet, Adventist Health Care at Shady Grove Medical Center, Marsha Luce and Lola Rogers. Leggett and former County Councilmember Michael L. Subin, who was dubbed Linkages to Learning’s “first champion” at the 2013 20th anniversary celebration ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases
  • Residents Invited to Participate in Live Online Discussion with County Executive Ike Leggett Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will hold a “virtual” Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, April 21 from 1 to 2 p.m. County residents will be able to ask questions of the County Executive before and during the chat at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted both during and after the chat. For more information, call the Office of Public Information at 240-777-6507. ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases

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Montgomery County is Maryland's most populous jurisdiction and its most affluent. The County is located adjacent to the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., and includes 497 square miles of land area. The topography is rolling with small hills. Elevations range from 52 feet above sea level near the District Line to 850 feet in the northern portion of the County near Damascus. To help orient people unfamiliar with the County, a simple map is included on this Web site. Demographics (PDF) about the county are available from the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning CommissionLearn more.

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