The City of Rockville is partnering with the Immigration Film Fest to host a screening of the heartwarming family film, “Under the Same Moon,” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21 at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville, 100 Welsh Park Drive.
Winners to be Honored at the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
The city’s Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for two awards to be presented at Rockville’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Monday, Jan. 16.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Award will be presented to a student at a Rockville high school who has worked to fulfill King’s dream in either their school or the community.
The F. Michael Taff Award will be presented to an individual, organization or business that has helped to improve the lives of people with disabilities, such as through efforts to improve accessibility or raise public awareness. It is named in honor of the late F. Michael Taff, a dedicated human rights activist and former chair of the Human Rights Commission.
For more information about the awards or the celebration, contact Janet Kelly at 240-314-8316 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about access, call the city’s Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator at 240-314-8108.
Rockville’s Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11, will include a member of the military as a featured speaker.
Rockville and Montgomery County residents who have retired from or currently serve in the United States military are eligible to take part in the ceremony.
Volunteer speakers must be comfortable speaking in public and must prepare a five- to seven-minute speech about their experiences in the armed forces, including what it means to serve and to honor those who have served.
Rockville Celebrates Energy Action Month with an Energy Exploration Experience
October means falling leaves and, as Energy Action Month, offers opportunities that could lead to falling energy costs for savvy homeowners.
Here are some variety of programs available to serve your home energy needs:
Pepco provides incentives for certain appliances, heating and air conditioning tune-ups and upgrades, lighting and more. The Quick Home Energy Check-up program is a fast, easy way to reduce energy use in your home and save money. A trained energy analyst will assess your home’s energy use, recommend energy-saving improvements and install energy-saving products. For a more comprehensive home energy evaluation, the Home Performance with Energy Star program can help identify energy cost savings, increase the comfort of your home and recommend energy efficient home improvements and rebates. For program details, visit bit.ly/PepcoIncentives.
Maryland residents can choose who supplies their electricity and how the power is generated. Enter your ZIP code and explore options with help from the Maryland Clean Energy Center at mdcleanenergy.org/consumer/power.
Energy Exploration: <br>An Interactive Experience for All Ages
Montgomery County presents an interactive energy exploration experience from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 at Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave. in Rockville Town Square. Bring the family to play hands-on arcade games and learn about saving energy and money in your home, using renewable energy and preventing air pollution. Learn more at mygreenmontgomery.org/explore.