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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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Local Nonprofit Adds Three Executives to Staff

Graphic from A Wider Circle A Wider Circle, the Silver Spring-based, anti-poverty nonprofit, has added three vice presidents to its executive team, according to a press release. “The work of A Wider Circle has grown significantly and now focuses on the delivery of comprehensive, long-term programs that can affect individual and community level change.  These three strong and accomplished professionals bring a wealth of expertise to our work and significantly raise the bar for our organization,” said Mark Bergel, the organization’s founder and president. The three new executives are: Shalini Madan Benson has been appointed vice president for headquarters and...

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A Wider Circle seeking Neighbor-To-Neighbor Program Associates

A Wider Circle is seeking associates for its Neighbor-To-Neighbor program. (David Lay/Source of the Spring) Silver Spring-based nonprofit A Wider Circle is seeking associates for its Neighbor-To-Neighbor program. Associates are needed to do the “heavy lifting” in their movement to end poverty. According to the flyer obtained by the Source, associates “help collect donated furniture that we then distribute free of charge to individuals and families transitioning out of homelessness, escaping domestic violence, or who have just been living for too long without life’s necessities.” The position is a one-year term, working 4 days per week, with a $35,000/year...

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Pollo Campero Now Hiring

Pollo Campero is Now Hiring for its new location on Colesville Road, next to The Fillmore. Photo by David Lay. As we previously reported, Pollo Campero is building out a location at 8666 Colesville Road, in the former Da Marco Grappa Bar next to The Fillmore: The chain specializes in chicken that’s either hand-breaded and fried or grilled Peruvian style. Juan José Gutierrez, who’s still involved in the family-owned business, opened the company’s first store in Guatemala in 1971. The initial U.S. store opened in Los Angeles in 2002. There are now more than 67 Pollo Campero outlets in...

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