The American Red Cross is seeking donations at its Rockville donor center as part of a new campaign to increase its pool of Black and African American blood donors and help people with sickle cell disease. Sickle cell disease is the most common genetic blood disease in the United States,
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Acting state health Secretary Dennis R. Schrader outlined Maryland’s efforts to distribute the state’s allocation of COVID-19 vaccines in a Feb. 2 letter to Rockville’s Mayor and Council. The letter comes in response to a Jan. 26 letter in which the Mayor and Council called on the state to send
Montgomery County is hosting free tax preparation sessions throughout tax season for low- to moderate-income families that earned $56,000 or less in 2020. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which is run by the Montgomery County Community Action Agency, provides IRS-certified volunteers from nonprofit and public agencies who can help
Stay home and stay well with online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in February. For details, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation. Register online, call 240-314-8800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Sessions are free, unless otherwise noted. Healthy Heart, Healthy Brain!This class will discuss the heart and brain connection. Learn risk factors
The city’s 49th annual Martin Luther King Day celebration, held virtually Jan. 18, included presentations of two awards to community members carrying on King’s legacy. Find the celebration this month on Rockville 11, channel 11 on county cable, and on the city’s YouTube channel. F. Michael Taff AwardAwarded to an
Thank you to community members who took part in a week of service across Montgomery County around last month’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations, including the more than 200 people participating in activities here in the City of Rockville. Activities included these Weed Warriors (above) who pulled invasive plants
In Search of Daycare? Now’s the Time to Plan Ahead! Spaces are available at Montrose Discovery Preschool for kids aged 3-5. Rockville’s licensed preschool provides excellent care in a safe, clean environment! Smaller class sizes. Morning temperature checks. Face masks and physical distancing. More time outside, including free play, organized
Individuals and organizations around Rockville delivered a brighter Thanksgiving and Christmas for those in need through the 2020 Holiday Drive. This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city requested cash donations only, instead of the usual collection of food and toys, and purchased gift cards for recipients in need.
This article has been updated to note the extended submission deadline. The city’s Human Rights Commission will launch its Multimedia Scholarship Competition on Monday, Jan. 25. This annual competition is an opportunity for students who live in and/or attend high school in Rockville to compete for scholarships by responding to
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Rockville’s community warmth and holiday spirit were on display during the 2022 Holiday Drive, with 223 donors donating $40,829 in cash to families and people in need throughout November and December. This was the first year the Holiday Drive returned
In a continuing effort to reduce the number of speeding vehicles in Rockville neighborhoods, the Rockville City Police Department will begin deployment this month of speed monitoring systems in the 900 block of Veirs Mill Road, near the intersection with
Public Hearing Notification: Hearing on Voting Age, Vote on Mayor and Council Size Are On the Agenda for February
Rockville’s Mayor and Council will consider in February several recommendations from the city’s Charter Review Commission that could change the city’s voting age, the size of Mayor and Council and other elements of city elections.
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