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Hyatt House Celebrates Their Grand Re-Opening

Hyatt House Celebrates Their Grand Re-Opening

The following information was sent to us by Laura Rowles:

 

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a “Ribbon Cutting / Grand Re-Opening” Ceremony for the Hyatt House (previously Summerfield Suites). The hotel is located at 200 Skidmore Boulevard, Gaithersburg.

The ceremony was conducted on Thursday, April 5, 2012. Hyatt House offers one bedroom and two bedroom/two bathroom suites featuring full kitchens and complimentary breakfast buffet. To learn more about the Hyatt House, visit: www.hyatthouse.com.

The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business networking opportunities throughout the year: a collective voice in local, regional, and state legislative affairs, professional development opportunities and other services that enhance the business environment.

The First Annual "Montgomery Serves Awards"

 The First Annual "Montgomery Serves Awards"

 

The following information was sent to us by Donna Bigler:

Donations Needed for Children in Smart Sack Program

Donations Needed for Children in Smart Sack Program

Manna Food Center is the main food bank in Montgomery County serving over 175,000 individuals throughout the course of the year.

In 2005, this non-profit partnered with local businesses and organizations to begin a food program combating childhood hunger in elementary schools. Through this program, Manna Food Center provides 1900 students with backpacks full of kid-friendly food every Friday, solely off donations, to make sure they have nutritious food over the weekend when subsidized food is not an option.

“We have 53 schools we partner with to make sure 1900 students have access to nutritional meals every weekend. There’s a need on a larger level to help, but unfortunately funds and food don’t go that far. This year we were able to add 600 students in three schools to our program. This is great progress, but the need for healthy meals in our community is far greater,” explained Manna Food Center’s Executive Director, Kim Damion.

Learn About Science at Annual Expo

Learn About Science at Annual Expo

The following information was sent to us by Marylou Berg:

Rockville Science Day will offer the opportunity to launch rockets, program robotics, meet reptiles and conduct experiments as part of the 23rd annual event Sunday, April 15, from noon to 5 p.m.

The event will be held at Montgomery College- Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee St. Parking and admission are free.

 

More than 60 exhibitors will be on hand at this year's Rockville Science Day to help families enjoy a day of learning and fun. Through hands-on activities participants can learn about the environment, alternative energy, space exploration and biotechnology.

 

Learn About Science at Annual Expo

Learn About Science at Annual Expo

The following information was sent to us by Marylou Berg:

Rockville Science Day will offer the opportunity to launch rockets, program robotics, meet reptiles and conduct experiments as part of the 23rd annual event Sunday, April 15, from noon to 5 p.m.

The event will be held at Montgomery College- Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee St. Parking and admission are free.

 

More than 60 exhibitors will be on hand at this year's Rockville Science Day to help families enjoy a day of learning and fun. Through hands-on activities participants can learn about the environment, alternative energy, space exploration and biotechnology.

 

Ride On’s Annual Food Drive; Donate Food and Take Ride On for Free

Ride On’s Annual Food Drive; Donate Food and Take Ride On for Free

This information was sent to us by Karen Falcon: 

Ride On bus passengers in Montgomery County can help needy families and receive free bus rides by donating canned or nonperishable food during Ride On’s annual food drive from Sunday, April 22 through Saturday, April 28.  Or, those who do not ride the bus but wish to donate food can participate by giving their donations to a bus operator at any Ride On bus stop.  Food collected through the drive goes to Manna Food Center, which feeds 3,000 hungry families a month.