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Washington Humane Society Celebrates Volunteers

Washington Humane Society Celebrates Volunteers

It is officially National Volunteer Week and we are celebrating our unsung heroes. For more than two decades, Points of Light Institute, an organization that advocates and organizes civic engagement and service opportunities, has been commemorating National Volunteer Week.

Thirteen Baby Ducks Are Born in Silver Spring Retirement Community

Thirteen Baby Ducks Are Born in Silver Spring Retirement Community

 

The following information was sent to us by Mel Tansill: 

Thirteen baby ducks have just been born in the courtyard of the Renaissance Gardens extended care neighborhood at Riderwood retirement community in Silver Spring, MD. Mallards have mysteriously come to Renaissance Gardens each spring for the past few years to give birth to their babies. They then leave by summer to explore new worlds of wonder.

 

Leggett Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Tennis Center

Leggett Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Tennis Center

The following information was sent to us by Karen Falcon:

 

On Wednesday, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Montgomery TennisPlex facility located at 18010 Central Park Circle. Leggett will join Montgomery County Planning Board Director Francoise Carrier and Montgomery Parks Director Mary Bradford, as well as Montgomery TennisPlex Founder and Hall of Fame Coach Jack Schore and World Team Tennis Champion and Washington Kastles Owner Mark Ein.

 

Inaugural Montgomery Serves Award Winners Announced

Inaugural Montgomery Serves Award Winners Announced

The following information was sent to us by Donna Bigler

The inaugural Montgomery Serves Awards ceremony will take place Monday, April 30, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at Imagination Stage in Bethesda.  This event will honor some of our County’s most outstanding community leaders and dedicated volunteers.

 

Shalom Education Center Hosts Spring Ball & Fundraiser

Shalom Education Center Hosts Spring Ball & Fundraiser

The following information was sent to us by Laura Jones: The Shalom Education Center in Rockville will be hosting a Spring Ball and fundraiser on April 29, 2012, starting at 6 PM at the Rollins Congressional Club House located at 1621 Martha Terrace in Rockville, Maryland.