Photo from Wikimedia Commons Councilmember George Leventhal will host a community meeting on “The State of Homelessness in Montgomery County” from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, January 29 in the Silver Spring Civic Building. Leventhal, who chairs the council’s Health and Human Services Committee, will be joined by: Uma Ahluwalia, director of the county’s Department of Health and Human Services; John Mendez, … Read More
Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, January 24 Winter Speaker Series, “The Economic Future of the Suburbs: Infill, Commerce, Placemaking,” M-NCPPC auditorium, 8778 Georgia Ave., 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 25 Bicycle Master Plan Public Hearing, M-NCPPC Headquarters, 8787 Georgia Ave., 6-9 p.m. “The Dog Must Die,” The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $25, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 27 College Chat: … Read More
With news of Discovery’s departure from Silver Spring, there has been much speculation about what will happen to the Discovery building and site. And with past issues surrounding the construction of the Silver Spring Transit Center across the street, there had been much attention paid to that project. And now with the start of Purple Line construction in the same vicinity, there has been steady news coverage about that project.
“I think that it is important for kids to volunteer because it is good to show them it’s simple to help someone less fortunate than you, but to them it means the world. Not only do they get joy from your kind act, but you do too! The joy of giving is wonderful, and it leaves you with a sense that you’ve made a difference in someone’s life. If you learn this at a young age it becomes something that sticks with you for life.”