Category: Job News

Target to Hold Job Fairs for Stores Opening in April

Target is holding two job fairs this week to hire employees in anticipation of opening two small-format stores on April 7, the company announced. The company unveiled plans for a new store in Shepherd Park at 7828 Georgia Ave. in May of last year. The small-format stores are designed to serve urban populations and other dense neighborhoods where a full-size store won’t fit. The job fair for the Shepherd Park store will be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Cultural Arts Center of Montgomery College at 7995 Georgia Ave. “As we expand our presence...

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County Personnel Moves This Week as Administration Transition Continues

Several high-level personnel moves took place in the county this week as the transition to County Executive Marc Elrich’s administration continues. First, Police Chief J. Thomas Manger announced that he would retire in April after 15 years of service in Montgomery County and 42 years as a police officer. “Chief Manger has set the bar high for police leadership, outstanding service both locally and nationally, and leaves the department and county better and safer than when he arrived,” Elrich said in a press release. “While other departments were shying away from body-worn cameras, he proposed requiring them for all...

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Barclay Joins Arts on the Block in Management Role

Former county school Board of Education member Christopher Barclay has joined Arts on the Block in the newly created position of operations director, the organization has announced. Barclay, who also served on AOB’s board of directors, will lead AOB’s upcoming move into the Silver Spring Library, scheduled for next year, as well as the expansion of the group’s studio and community program spaces. Barclay represented District 4 on the school board, a position he was appointed to in 2006 when Valerie Ervin was elected to the County Council. He was elected in 2008 and reelected in 2012. In 2014,...

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Elrich Names Department Heads; Navarro Elected Council President

County Executive Marc Elrich has nominated three people to serve in his administration and will keep eight department heads from the Leggett administration, according to announcements from his office. As expected, Indian Spring resident Andrew Kleine, former Baltimore budget director, has been nominated to serve as chief administrative officer. The CAO supervises the county’s departments and oversees day-to-day operations of the government. “I am honored to be Marc’s nominee for Chief Administrative Officer,” said Kleine said in a press release. “I have been a resident of Montgomery County for half of my life, and I’m excited to get to...

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With New Location, New Leader, CREATE Expanding Its Programs

Linda Marson in her office at CREATE Arts Center. Photo by Mike Diegel. With a new location and a new executive director in Linda Marson, CREATE Arts Center is expanding its programming and community outreach. Marson started her job about eight weeks ago and new programs are beginning to happen. “For the first time, we’re offering adult workshops all through the fall,” Marson said. “We’re super-excited about that.” Marson began her career at WUSA9 as a news assignment editor, worked on the Hill in both the House and the Senate as a communications director and then running political campaigns,...

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