Antique and Classic Car Show is a Thrilling Drive at 55

The 2015 Antique and Classic Car Show was the largest ever, drawing 15,000 people and 582 vehicles to Rockville Civic Center Park.
The 2015 Antique and Classic Car Show was the largest ever, drawing 15,000 people and 582 vehicles to Rockville Civic Center Park.
55th Annual Exhibition Gears Up for Free, Family-Friendly Fun

Classic car fans, families and folks looking for a fun day out can get a close-up look at iconic cars that changed the automotive industry when Rockville’s 55th annual Antique and Classic Car Show rolls into Rockville Civic Center Park from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15.
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October Means New Gallery
Exhibitions, a Visit by Shrek
and a Celebration of Heroes

Glenview Mansion Art Gallery to
Feature Photography, Illustration
The Glenview Mansion Art Gallery will hold its opening reception for October from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 9. Works on display are Warren Kornberg’s photography, comic illustration by Samuel Sharpe and B.D. Richardson’s black and white photography.
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Exhibitions, a Visit by Shrek
and a Celebration of Heroes”

Nominate a Neighbor for
Human Rights Awards

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.

Find and submit nomination forms at www.rockvillemd.gov/mlk.

For more information about the awards or the celebration, contact Janet Kelly at 240-314-8316 or jkelly@rockvillemd.gov. For information about access, call the city’s Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator at 240-314-8108.

Veterans and Military
Members Wanted for
City Ceremony

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.

Contact Amanda Knox at 240-314-8604 or aknox@rockvillemd.gov to participate or learn more.

Find video of past Veterans Day ceremonies at www.youtube.com/cityofrockville.

Body-Worn Cameras Coming to Rockville City Police Department

Body cameras are coming to the City of Rockville.
Body cameras are coming to the City of Rockville. Cameras Are an Extension of RCPD’s Transparency Through Technology Efforts.

Officers from the Rockville City Police Department (RCPD) will begin using body-worn cameras under a new initiative, being developed this fall, that will continue the department’s commitment to transparency and offer a new level of accountability for officers and the public.
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October is an Opportunity to
Lower Home Energy Costs

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:

Incentives
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.

Washington Gas offers rebates for certain gas furnaces, water heaters and programmable thermostats. Visit www.washingtongas.com/home-owners/savings/rebates.

Energy Supply
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.

Find more energy resources at www.rockville
md.gov/energyefficiency and learn about Energy Action Month at energy.gov/eere/femp/energy-action-month.