Category: Community Services

Human Rights Day, the Rockville Way

Human Rights Day is Thursday, Dec. 10. The day commemorates the United Nations’ adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Dec. 10, 1948. The city’s Human Rights Commission is marking the day with information, at www.rockvillemd.gov/humanrights, to prompt ideas, conversation and action for upholding and respecting human rights.

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Matching Grant Program Seeks Projects to Improve Communities

Applications Accepted Starting Dec. 14 The city’s matching grant program helps neighbors work together to accomplish common goals that support the health, vitality and inclusivity of the place they call home. Community Empowerment Matching Grant applications will be accepted starting Monday, Dec. 14. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 5.

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Virtual MLK Day Celebration to Feature Week of Service

Rockville will honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy in January when the city holds its 49th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration virtually and participates in a week of activities as part of Montgomery County’s 26th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

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Got Good Neighbors? Let Us Know!

Rockville is a city of good neighbors. The city is seeking nominations, through 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, for its Good Neighbor Awards. The program recognizes community members who are unselfishly giving back and improving the quality of life in their neighborhoods through good deeds or community service.

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Volunteer for Clean Streams

City stream cleanups offer safe ways to serve your city while social distancing during the pandemic. This month, cleanups will be held 10 a.m.noon Saturday, Oct. 10 at Maryvale Park, 812 First St., and 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at Twinbrook Community Recreation, 12920 Twinbrook Parkway. Cleanups will follow safety

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Volunteer Opportunities Not Totally on Pause During Pandemic

While many volunteer opportunities are on hold during the ongoing pandemic, others, which allow for social distancing, are seeking support. Community members looking to keep our city streams clean and our city weed-free can apply to adopt a stream (www.rockvillemd.gov/636/Adopt-a-Stream) or join the city’s Weed Warriors (www.rockvillemd.gov/639/Weed-Warriors). Stream cleanup and

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Did You Get Your Stimulus Check?

About 147,000 Marylanders who qualify for a stimulus payment may not have received the money because they fall into the threshold of individuals and families who have little to no income.

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Take Action for Energy Efficiency in October

Celebrate Energy Action Month in October and Energy Efficiency Day on Wednesday, Oct. 6 by doing your part to tackle climate change. Learn more about Energy Efficiency Day at energyefficiencyday.org. And try these ideas during Energy Action Month to get

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