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Council and Committee Meetings Government Operations & Fiscal Policy Committee Meeting View Current Agenda and Staff Reports View Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 9:30 AM. Meeting to be held remotely.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

MCDOT'S SRTS "Walking Wednesdays" for Walktober

Traffic Engineering & Operations MCDOT celebrates “Walktober,” a monthlong series of activities and virtual webinars promoting the State’s official exercise: walking. As part of the statewide focus on walking, walkable communities and pedestrian safety, MCDOT’s Safe Routes to School (SRTA) team is partnering with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue (MCFRS) and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) in hosting “Walking Wednesdays” at meal site locations throughout the county. Walking Wednesday’s is a part of the County’s Vision Zero initiative and Walktober Campaign The MCDOT Safe Routes to School's (SRTS) will visit meal sites, with Zeal the safety zebra and Fire and Rescue Sparky mascots and staff will greet students and distribute safety bags filled with giveaways and pedestrian safety materials. This is the last event for the month, MCDOT will be one of the panelist at this webinar.  *Mask and social distance guidelines will be observed at all locations. View the event flyer. View the press release (English / Spanish). Category: Community Events. Transportation. Area: East County. Contact Name: Duwan Morris. Contact Email: duwan.morris@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Sargent Shriver Elementary School 12518 Greenly Street Silver Spring, MD. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: How to Build a Professional and Personal Landlord-Tenant Relationship

Events How to Build a Professional and Personal Landlord-Tenant Relationship Landlords and tenants both benefit from having a great landlord-tenant relationship and it all begins with communication.  Learn the many means of communication, resources for contracts, budgets, grain marketing and much more. Category: Business. Educational Class. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Shannnon Dill. Contact Phone: 410-822-1244. Contact Email: sdill@umd.edu. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WEBINAR: LINK BELOW. For more info visit extension.umd.edu.

Diabetes Support Group

Seniors Suburban Hospital's Nurse Mary Flynn serves as the Diabetes Support Group facilitator. Come share support, knowledge, and resources. Newcomers welcome. Category: Health. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Name: Lena Grayson. Contact Phone: 301-942-8523. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Dr. Wheaton, MD 20906.

One-on-One Business Counseling with the Small Business Development Center

Business Portal Events One-on-one appointment with experienced business consultant. By appointment only. Category: Business. Contact Name: Grier Melick. Contact Phone: 443-577-8835. Contact Email: jmelick@umd.edu. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Business Connect Virtual. For more info visit www.marylandsbdc.org.

Scary Close-Finding Your Target Market

Business Portal Events Regardless of how amazing your business, product or service is - you may not be getting the sales or connections you want simply because you're not reaching the right audience. Technology now allows us to get "scary close" to customers through advanced targeting and tracking, but we must learn to use these tools effectively and responsibly. Join the marketing expert, Melody Belotte, for a crash course on how to identify, narrow and reach your target market. Instructions: A log-on link will be sent to registrants the day/evening prior to the webinar. Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Diane McFarland with Maryland SBDC. Contact Email: dlmcfarland@frostburg.edu. Cost: free. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Online Hosted by the Maryland Small Business Development Center. For more info visit mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com.

Ecowise drop-off

Ecowise Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station, Hazardous Waste Drop-off 16101 Frederick Road Derwood, MD 20855. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Bowie State University Fall 2020 Virtual Career Expo

MCPD Recruitment Police Districts: Out of County. Event Type: Recruitment. MCPD Level of Participation: Facilitate/Present. Category: Public Safety. Contact Name: MCPD Recruitment. Contact Email: mcpd.recruitment@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.bowiestate.edu.

Consortium of Catholic Universities Career Fair

MCPD Recruitment Police Districts: Out of County. Event Type: Recruitment. MCPD Level of Participation: Facilitate/Present. Category: Public Safety. Contact Name: MCPD Recruitment. Contact Email: mcpd.recruitment@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Weekly Family Distribution

Food Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 31 Norwood Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20905.

Weekly Family Distribution

Food Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. 3922 Hampden Street, Kensington, MD.

Weekly Family Distribution

Food Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 18201 Contour Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20877.

PHED/E&C

Council and Committee Meetings Joint Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee and Education and Culture Committee Meeting View Current Agenda and Staff Reports View Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1:30 PM. Meeting to be held remotely.

Pro Bono (Free) Legal Advice

Gilchrist Center Obtain free legal advice on civil cases. Must be a Montgomery County resident. Offered on the Second and Founth Wednesday of each month, intake starts at 5:30 pm. Please call for more information. Category: Community Events. Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: MidCounty. Contact Name: Montgomery County Bar Foundation. Contact Phone: (301) 424-7651, (301) 424-7652, (301) 424-7633. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Ana G. Mendez University System 11006 Veirs Mill Road Wheaton, MD 20902.

CANCELLED - Volunteer Information Session

Animal Services Interested in helping animals at the shelter? Volunteer opportunities include everything from administrative work, to training and handling of animals. Join us for an information session to learn about all the ways that you can make a difference in the lives of animals at Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center! Space is limited! You must be 18 years old to apply. Category: Volunteers. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Lea Ann Gross. Contact Phone: 240-773-5696. Contact Email: volunteermcasac@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Commission on Child Care-Full Commission Meeting and Subcommittee Break Outs

Boards, Committees and Commissions Link to join meeting via Microsoft TEAMS: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_OTc5YTlhODgtZDg3YS00NDhmLTkzYjMtY2JhY2YzZjk5Y2Q4%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%226e01b1f9-b1e5-4073-ac97-778069a0ad64%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22f2d05c39-a430-4889-90b3-cc6c30131336%22%7d Teleconference dial-in information: tel:+1 443-692-5768,838607744#. Contact Email: erin.stillwell@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Erin Stillwell. Contact Phone: 2407771716. Boards: Commission on Child Care. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: All. Age: Adult. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. See Link to Microsoft Team Meeting and Teleconference Phone Number Under Description. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Reimagining Public Safety Task Force Meeting

Reimagining Public Safety Update, 10/26/2020: The online public meeting will be streamed live via Facebook <https://www.facebook.com/montgomerycountyinfo>. This session will not be streamed on County Cable Montgomery. For more information about the Reimagining Public Safety Task Force, visit https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rps/. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Community Events. County Executive. Public Safety. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: All. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Watch Live Stream at https://www.facebook.com/montgomerycountyinfo. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Racial Equity and Social Justice Advisory Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Join Microsoft Teams Meeting https://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/ap/t-59584e83/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fteams.microsoft.com%2Fl%2Fmeetup-join%2F19%253ameeting_MTE4MTM3N2EtMDJmZi00MzYxLThkZjktOGVlNmE0MTQ2MDkx%2540thread.v2%2F0%3Fcontext%3D%257b%2522Tid%2522%253a%25226e01b1f9-b1e5-4073-ac97-778069a0ad64%2522%252c%2522Oid%2522%253a%25222e2ce757-f26b-4f29-b5bf-fc7208d79a0c%2522%257d&data=04%7C01%7CBeth.Gochrach%40montgomerycountymd.gov%7Cc877038c6d8048a42bb108d875352262%7C6e01b1f9b1e54073ac97778069a0ad64%7C0%7C0%7C637388218360756730%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=U3PRM%2BvxWoIddKU1aPbz8aDGWO23zpdwUokjhkJ%2FA%2Fw%3D&reserved=0 +1 443-692-5768 United States, Baltimore (Toll) Conference ID: 411 652 907# Agenda for Racial Equity and Social Justice Committee Meeting I. The Racial Equity and Social Justice Act and the mandate of the Racial Equity and Social Justice( RESJ) Committee II. The 2020-2021 work program for the RESJ committee a.… Contact Email: tiffany.ward@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Tiffany Ward. Contact Phone: 240-777-5534. Boards: Racial Equity and Social Justice Advisory Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. See Link to Microsoft Team Meeting and Teleconference Phone Number Under Description.

FY22 Virtual Budget Forum: Citizens Advisory Board/CIP Forum, Silver Spring

Executive Events Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will hold a series of virtual budget forums about both the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Operating Budget priorities and the Capital Budget/Capital Improvements Program (CIP) priorities. There will be five regional forums on the County’s Capital Budget/CIP and two forums about the County’s Operating Budget. All the forums will be hosted via Microsoft Teams.   To view the budget, Visit the website. , To view the presentation, click here. Category: Community Events. County Executive. Media/Press. Regional Services. Town Hall Meetings. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: All. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Virtual Microsoft Team Meeting: click the link below to join the meeting. For more info visit teams.microsoft.com.

Youth Town Hall meeting (virtual)

Council and Committee Meetings Virtual Youth Town Hall meeting. MCPS students should register at: http://bit.ly/2020MoCoYouthTownHall Private & homeschool students should register by emailing: Mirchaye.Sahlu@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Mirchaye Sahlu. Contact Email: mirchaye.sahlu@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Walkinar: “Walking the Walk of Maryland’s Pedestrian Agenda”

DOT Events This fourth and final Walktober webinar includes welcome remarks from MDOT Secretary Greg Slater and session will share information about the many local walk initiatives in Maryland, how they function and how other communities can learn from their successes.  Walking is an activity that many of us take for granted. But as pedestrian accident rates continue to rise and access to safe pedestrian spaces is diminished, communities are recognizing that walking -- and improving the walkability of our neighborhoods – requires public attention and action.  Register online for free.  Read MCDOT's press release for more information. Sandra Brecher, MCDOT, Office of Transportation Policy will discuss Montgomery County’s “Walk & Ride Challenge,” one of the campaigns used by Transportation Management Districts to educate and engage employers and employees about alternatives to driving alone to work. The underlying goal is for employees to learn how they can include walking in their commute, in combination with transit,… Category: Transportation. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: All. Contact Name: Sandra Brecher. Contact Email: Sandra.Brecher@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: FREE. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. MCDOT is one of the panelist for this webinar! For more info visit www.mdot.maryland.gov.

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Council and Committee Meetings Public Safety Committee Meeting View Current Agenda and Staff Reports View Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 9:30 AM. Meeting to be held remotely.

Accounting For the CARES Act (Part 2)

Business Portal Events The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act became law on March 27 as a response to the market volatility and instability resulting from the pandemic. The CARES Act includes cash payments to taxpayers, expanded unemployment insurance, increased funding for healthcare providers, small business loans, and tax relief to individuals and businesses. The Act’s major business and individual income tax provisions are generally intended to increase cash flow and to enable businesses to continue operations and pay employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Business owners and individuals will benefit from PKS & Company’s in-depth answers to questions regarding the implications of the stimulus package and an understanding of the PPP loan forgiveness process, including relaxed restrictions on how the loan money can be used and an extended period to use the funds. REGISTER at https://mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/16373. Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Catherine Raley. Contact Email: ccraley@salisbury.edu. Cost: free. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Online. For more info visit mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Responses Due: IFB #1122760 - Sand Removal Services at County Parking Facilities

Events Category: Government. Contact Name: Segyung Yaeger. Contact Phone: 240-777-9900. Contact Email: Segyung.Yaeger@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Grab and Go - Food Distribution

Food Anyone in need of food is welcome to come to Grab and Go. We plan to distribute produce and non-perishable food. We would love to serve you. Category: Food Distribution. Age: Adult. Family. Area: All. Contact Name: Lita Nanulaitta. Contact Phone: 301-926-0967. Contact Email: outreach@church-redeemer.org. Cost: No Cost. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Redeemer 19425 Woodfield Rd. Gaithersburg, MD 20879. For more info visit church-redeemer.org.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

Weekly Family Distribution

Food Thursday, October 29, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 1001 Rockville Pike # 503, Rockville, MD 20852.

Applying for a New or Transfer Alcohol Beverage License

Business Portal Events LRE is offering a Webinar Series that will help servers, sellers, managers and owners navigate Montgomery County's alcohol laws and regulations. Sign up for our free webinars and learn about Montgomery County's licensing process, inspection requirements and how to apply for a One-Day Special License for events and festivals. Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Phone: 240-777-1991. Contact Email: abslicensing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: free. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Webinar hosted by Alcohol Beverage Services Division of Licensure, Regulation & Education. For more info visit myabs.formstack.com.

Funding Options for Hispanic Owned Businesses in the "Missing Middle" Gap

Business Portal Events Hispanic-owned businesses are the fastest-growing entrepreneurs in the United States, and according to a study from Stanford University, they contributed approximately $500 billion in annual sales to our nation’s economy. Although they are becoming an economic force, the lack of access to capital continues to be one of the major factors blocking the progress and growth of Hispanic business owners. In this webinar, presented by CEO, SCORE Mentor and business funding expert Hannah Fernandez, you will gain a better understanding of the funding options that exist for small businesses in the "missing middle" gap, where the sought after capital amount is too small for a traditional bank or too big for a microfinance institution or nonprofit lender (typically between $50K-$2MM). Attendees will learn: The challenges faced by entrepreneurs gaining access to capital Alternative funding options available for small business owners who fall within the “missing middle” gap Best ways to increase your chances of getting… Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 1:00 PM. Webinar Hosted by SCORE. For more info visit readytalk.webcasts.com.

Small Business Resources Part 2: Lending a Hand and a Piece of Mind

Business Portal Events Training Topics: Business Start-up/Preplanning, COVID-19 Financing Capital, COVID-19 General Support, Customer Relations, Human Resources, Internet/Web Training, Legal Issues, Managing a Business, Other, Risk Management, Technology Description: Guest presenters include the Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Labor: New Labor Laws effective in Maryland, State and Federal Leave, Securities and Exchange Commission: Your SEC at Work; Resources For Small Businesses and Investors, Federal Trade Commission: Stay Secure and Cyber Aware of Potential Risks and Fraud, Federal Reserve Bank: What You Need To Know. Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Catherine Raley. Contact Phone: 410-543-6516. Contact Email: ccraley@salisbury.edu. Cost: free. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Online Hosted by Maryland Small Business Development Center. For more info visit mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com.

Weekly Family Distribution

Food Thursday, October 29, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 8712 Oakmont Street, Gaithersburg, MD 20877.

HHS/PHED

Council and Committee Meetings Joint Health and Human Services and Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee Meeting View Current Agenda and Staff Reports View Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 1:30 PM. Meeting to be held remotely.

CEO Accelerator: 6 Thursday Evenings to Thrive in COVID-19's New Economy

Business Portal Events LIVE WEBINARS on 6 Thursday Evenings: October 15 - November 19 (6:00 pm - 7:30 pm or 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm) Plus 6 Virtual Sessions On Your Own: Reliable. Relevant. Remote. • Live small group Webinars on Google Meet by the University of Maryland. AFTER REGISTRATION, YOU WILL SELECT THE 8:30 OR 10:30 TIME FOR LIVE WEBINAR AND BE E-MAILED AN ACCOUNT LOGIN. • No Cost to Maryland Firms (Normal Cost: $895) Fully Funded, Sponsored by Capital One Bank and Powered by U.S. Small Business Administration • Description: Sessions to address today's new economy created as a result of COVID-19; Gain knowledge on how to: "Create Systematized Plan for More Money, Build Effective Processes for More Time & Build Equity to Sell, & Make High Impact Presentations: Raise Money, Obtain Customers & Inspire Employees; Working "on" rather than "in" the business, creating dramatic enhancements that will lead to the lifestyle intended; Becoming a catalyst for continuous improvement; Increasing money-making mindset and financial knowledge;… Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Russell Teter. Contact Phone: 240-463-8686. Cost: free. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Webinar Hosted by Maryland Small Business Development Center. For more info visit mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com.

Food Distribution

Food from 5 p.m. until all food is given away. Please wear your masks, and remain in your cars. Category: Food Distribution. Age: Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Rockville. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Mt. Calvary Baptist Church 608 N. Horners Lane Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Virtual Trivia: Energize with 15 in Fifteen!

HHS Events Introducing Montgomery Energy Connection’s ‘Energize with 15 in Fifteen!’ virtual trivia game! In celebration of October Energy Awareness Month, we are excited to offer the Montgomery County community this electrifying, fast-paced 15-minute trivia game to test your knowledge while learning fun facts! Don’t know much about energy? No problem! Play, learn, and WIN! Energize with 15 in Fifteen trivia games will be played during the month of October every Tuesday at 12:30pm and Thursday at 5:30pm on Zoom. Play to win one of 3 energy prize packs per game! Sorry, only Montgomery County residents are eligible to play. Participants and households can only win once per week. Please register today before all slots are filled, and we encourage you to play more than once! Simply click on the Zoom link below to register: Thursday, October 29 at 5:30PM: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIufu2przwrH9fcm-FLVDDgB82oCJ4GURse. Category: Community Events. Environmental Protection. Educational Class. Health. Recycling. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: All. Contact Name: Larissa Johnson. Contact Phone: 240-777-7711. Contact Email: Larissa.Johnson@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: FREE. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Virtual Event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIufu2przwrH9fcm-FLVDDgB82oCJ4GURse. For more info visit mygreenmontgomery.org.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

CEO Accelerator: 6 Friday Mornings to Thrive in COVID-19's New Economy

Business Portal Events LIVE WEBINARS on 6 Friday Mornings: October 16 - November 20 (8:30 am - 10:00 am or 10:30 am - 12:00 pm) Plus 6 Virtual Sessions On Your Own: Reliable. Relevant. Remote. • Live small group Webinars on Google Meet by the University of Maryland. AFTER REGISTRATION, YOU WILL SELECT THE 8:30 OR 10:30 TIME FOR LIVE WEBINAR AND BE E-MAILED AN ACCOUNT LOGIN. • No Cost to Maryland Firms (Normal Cost: $895) Fully Funded, Sponsored by Capital One Bank and Powered by U.S. Small Business Administration • Description: Sessions to address today's new economy created as a result of COVID-19; Gain knowledge on how to: "Create Systematized Plan for More Money, Build Effective Processes for More Time & Build Equity to Sell, & Make High Impact Presentations: Raise Money, Obtain Customers & Inspire Employees; Working "on" rather than "in" the business, creating dramatic enhancements that will lead to the lifestyle intended; Becoming a catalyst for continuous improvement; Increasing money-making mindset and financial knowledge;… Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Russell Teter. Contact Phone: 240-463-8686. Cost: free. Friday, October 30, 2020, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Webinar Hosted by Maryland Small Business Development Center. For more info visit mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com.

Steps to Start Your Business

Business Portal Events Discover what it really takes to start your own business. This newly re-designed workshop walks you through the steps you need to take to get your startup up and running. Topics addressed include: Writing a business plan Funding your business Legal considerations Registering your business in Maryland Obtaining your federal tax ID Forming a B.A.I.L. team Managing risk Marketing your business Intended Audience: Pre-Venture Steps to Start Your Business is the second workshop in our “Plan and Start Your Business” series. It is recommended that you take workshops in the following order: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC Steps to Start Your Business Develop Your Business Plan Market Your Business on a Budget Pre-registration is required. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install the Zoom app. Note: MWBC recognizes that many individuals and businesses are experiencing fina… Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Maryland Women's Business Center. Contact Phone: 301-315-8091. Contact Email: training@marylandwbc.org. Cost: free. Friday, October 30, 2020, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Webinar on Zoom Hosted by the Maryland Women's Business Center. For more info visit mdwbc.ecenterdirect.com.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Friday, October 30, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Friday, October 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Friday, October 30, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

Council Session

Council and Committee Meetings Council Session: worksession on 2020-2024 Subdivision Staging Policy and related bills. View Council Agenda & Staff Reports. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Friday, October 30, 2020, 1:00 PM. Meeting to be held remotely.

Nourishing Bethesda Drive-Through Family Food Distribution

Food Every Friday through October 30th, 2020. Enter the fire station from the Battery Lane entrance. Please remain in your vehicle in order to receive groceries while supplies last. Walk-ups are welcome. Please contact Nourish Now at 301-330-0222 with any questions. Category: Food Distribution. Age: Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Friday, October 30, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad 5020 Battery Lane Bethesda MD 20814. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Weekly Family Distribution

Food Friday, October 30, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 17620 Washington Grove Ln, Gaithersburg, MD 20877.

Weekly Family Distribution

Food Friday, October 30, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. 18400 Cinnamon Dr, Germantown, MD 20874.

Pumpkin Patch Hike

Events What could be more fun than a hike through the Pumpkin Patch? Don your costume and join us for this Friday night hike and campfire with a treat for those who make it through. This is a less scary hike for smaller children while it is still light outside. This is a hike through the woods on natural surface trails. Children should be comfortable in the woods in the evening. This outdoors-only program follows all best practices for physical distancing. To help us space traffic on the trails, please register for a time slot (5 pm, 5:15 pm, 5:30 pm, 5:45 pm, 6 pm or 6:15 pm) using the SubActivity feature. Register by Wednesday, October 28, to schedule your time slot and to receive a prize for completing the hike. We cannot accept drop-ins on the day of the program. Natural surface trails are not be stroller accessible. Severe weather cancels the program. Category: Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Angela Yau. Contact Phone: 301-765-8660. Contact Email: Angela.Yau@montgomeryparks.org. Cost: $2 per person (for all adults and children two and older). Friday, October 30, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Locust Grove Nature Center 7777 Democracy Boulevard Bethesda, Maryland 20817. For more info visit www.montgomeryparks.org.

Jack-O-Lantern Hike

Events Are you brave enough to step into the dark? Guided only by the light of the Jack-O-Lanterns… if so, don your costume and join us for this Friday night hike and campfire with a treat for those who make it through. Campfire and treat follow the hike. This is an after-dark hike through the woods on natural surface trails with little illumination. No flashlights allowed. Children should be comfortable in the woods at night. This outdoors-only program follows all best practices for physical distancing. To help us space traffic on the trails, please register for a time slot (6:45 pm, 7 pm, 7:15 pm, 7:30 pm, 7:45 pm, 8 pm, 8:15 pm, 8:30 pm, 8:45 pm) using the SubActivity feature when you register. Sign up by Wednesday, October 28, and schedule your time slot to receive a prize for completing the hike. We cannot accept drop-ins on the day of the program. Natural surface trails are not stroller accessible. Severe weather cancels the program. Category: Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Angela Yau. Contact Phone: 301-765-8660. Contact Email: Angela.Yau@montgomeryparks.org. Cost: $2 per person (for all adults and children two and older). Friday, October 30, 2020, 6:45 PM – 9:00 PM. Locust Grove Nature Center 7777 Democracy Boulevard Bethesda, Maryland 20817. For more info visit www.montgomeryparks.org.

Haunted Hustle Fun Run/Walk 2020

Events Celebrate Halloween in a new way in our beautiful parks and trails! Join us for the first Haunted Hustle Fun Run/Walk on Halloween morning (10/31). Register with your family or friends and wear your Halloween costume for the race! Look closely, and you might spot some spooky decorations along the trail! Register for a specific start time and arrive at any time during your interval. You choose your start time and whether to record your race time. Time slots are limited to help keep physical distance along the looped trail. Check-in will take place in the parking lot near Black Hill Boats building and restroom facilities. Costumes are WELCOME and ENCOURAGED! Registration is required, and guests must register for a specific starting time slot. The time slots available are: 8-8:20 a.m. 8:50-9:10 a.m. 9:40-10:00 a.m. 10:30-10:50 a.m. 11:20-11:40 a.m. You may show up and begin the course anytime within your 20-minute time slot. Start times are staggered to allow for physical distancing and to avoid o… Category: Community Events. Health. Holidays. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Upcounty. Contact Name: Abigail Landis. Contact Phone: 2407722839. Contact Email: Abigail.Landis@montgomeryparks.org. Cost: Free Required Registration. Saturday, October 31, 2020, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Black Hill Regional Park 20930 Lake Ridge Drive Boyds, Maryland 20841. For more info visit www.montgomeryparks.org.

Food Distribution

Food MCC adheres strictly to COVID protocols. Category: Food Distribution. Age: Family. Area: All. Contact Name: Bilkiss. Contact Phone: 2405056875. Contact Email: socialservices@mccmd.org. Cost: Free. Saturday, October 31, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Muslim Community Center 15200 New Hampshire Ave. Silver Spring, MD 20905.

Grab & Go

Food Free grocery pick-up - one box per household - drive up and walk up, while supplies last. Every Saturday in October 2020. Category: Food Distribution. Community Events. Age: Adult. Family. Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Saturday, October 31, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. East County Community Recreation Center 3310 Gateshead Manor Way Silver Spring, MD. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Saturday, October 31, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Saturday, October 31, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Boy Scout Bike Rodeo

Traffic Engineering & Operations MCDOT will host a bike rodeo for children to learn about safety. Category: Educational Class. Parks & Recreation. Public Safety. Transportation. Age: Kids. Contact Name: Duwan Morris. Contact Phone: 2407777169. Contact Email: Duwanmorris90@gmail.com. Cost: free. Saturday, October 31, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Saturday, October 31, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

SCORE - Startup and Small Business Counseling

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Daniel Koroma. Contact Email: daniel.koroma@montgomerycountymd.gov. Saturday, October 31, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Business Connect Virtual.

All Saints Day

Days of Commemoration A Christian, primarily Roman Catholic, holiday falls on November 1, followed by All Souls Day on November 2, which commemorates the faithful departed. The Eastern Orthodox Church's All Saints is the first Sunday after Pentecost and as such marks the close of the Easter season. Category: Holidays. Sunday, November 1, 2020. Montgomery County, MD.

Free Meal Pickup

Food Free meals distributed by the Guru Gobind Singh Foundation. If someone is elderly or immuno-compromised please reach out and set up a contact-less delivery. Category: Food Distribution. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Contact Name: Aman Shergill. Contact Email: shergillaman1@gmail.com. Sunday, November 1, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Guru Gobind Singh Foundation 13814 Travilah Rd. Rockville, MD. For more info visit montgomerycountymd.gov.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Sunday, November 1, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Sunday, November 1, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Sunday, November 1, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

PHED

Council and Committee Meetings Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee Meeting View Current Agenda and Staff Reports View Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Monday, November 2, 2020, 9:30 AM. Meeting to be held remotely.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Monday, November 2, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Monday, November 2, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Monday, November 2, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

E&C

Council and Committee Meetings Education and Culture Committee Meeting View Current Agenda and Staff Reports View Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Monday, November 2, 2020, 1:30 PM. Meeting to be held remotely.

Responses Due: RFP # 1113481 - Appraisal Services

Events Category: Government. Contact Name: Robert Norris. Contact Phone: 240-777-9900. Contact Email: Robert.Norris@montgomerycountymd.gov. Monday, November 2, 2020, 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Foster Parent Information Meeting

HHS-CYF Interested in learning more about becoming a licensed foster parent in Montgomery County?  Virtual Information Meeting 6:30-8:00 pm. To RSVP, send an email to fprecruiter@montgomerycountymd.gov and a link will be sent. Category: Community Events. Educational Class. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Phone: 240-777-1664. Contact Email: fprecruiter@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: FREE. Monday, November 2, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Online Meeting. For more info visit montgomerycountymd.gov.

Gurugadhi Guru Granth Sahib

Days of Commemoration Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh Scriptures, declared as the eternal guide for the Worldwide Sikh community in 1708. Category: Holidays. Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Montgomery County, MD.

Presidential General Election Day

Board of Elections Calendar Category: Elections. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Advisory Committee on Consumer Protection

Boards, Committees and Commissions Join Microsoft Teams Meeting https://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/ap/t-59584e83/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fteams.microsoft.com%2Fl%2Fmeetup-join%2F19%253ameeting_ODcwNTkyMWEtMDc5ZS00NWFjLWFkZjQtMTUwZDIyZjAzNTBh%2540thread.v2%2F0%3Fcontext%3D%257b%2522Tid%2522%253a%25226e01b1f9-b1e5-4073-ac97-778069a0ad64%2522%252c%2522Oid%2522%253a%2522e937826b-c767-4d36-ab0a-c307fc47bc4e%2522%257d&data=02%7C01%7CSharon.Margolis%40montgomerycountymd.gov%7C84c8073a3d52475c976e08d83d6554d8%7C6e01b1f9b1e54073ac97778069a0ad64%7C0%7C0%7C637326852717538036&sdata=82vgGvuurGVwKU%2BXKe%2BmyNjOaO5Dj%2FfgkihNMibqC2U%3D&reserved=0 +1 443-692-5768 United States, Baltimore (Toll) Conference ID: 755 979 444#. Contact Name: Sharon Margolis. Contact Phone: 240-777-3636. Boards: Advisory Committee on Consumer Protection. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. See Link to Microsoft Team Meeting and Teleconference Phone Number Under Description. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Board of Registration for Building Contractors

Boards, Committees and Commissions Board members meet to determine if the applicant is qualified to comply with the building codes, laws and regulations of Montgomery County and the State with regards to the construction of new residential homes. The members then make their recommendations to the Director of Office of Consumer Protection. Contact Email: Jihan.Hassan@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Jihan "Jenny" Hassan. Contact Phone: (240) 777-3732. Boards: Board of Registration for Building Contractors. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Public Safety. Area: All. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. The dial-in-number is 1-443-692-5768 Conference ID: 853 764 515. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Commission on Aging's Health and Wellness Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS-Program/ADS/COA/COAindex.html. Boards: Commission on Aging. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. 7300 Calhoun Place Conference Room, 6C Rockville, MD 20850.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

2020 Year-End Tax Planning for Your Business

Business Portal Events In the final quarter of this most unusual and challenging year, there is still time to take actions that can favorably impact your bottom line and your tax bill for 2020. These measures relate to your employees, your customers, your equipment, and your operations and reflect big changes made by the SECURE Act, the CARES Act, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and other legislation (including extension of the Paycheck Protection Program), as well IRS pronouncements. Whether you work with a CPA or go it alone, attorney and prolific author Barbara Weltman will discuss which tax breaks apply to you and how to nail them down now before times runs out. In this webinar you'll learn: Year-end actions to reduce your 2020 tax bill Refund opportunities to recoup taxes paid in prior years Strategies for potential tax changes to come Necessary actions to get ready for 2021 Presented by Barbara Weltman Barbara Weltman is an attorney and a prolific author with such titles as J.K. Lasser’s Small Business Taxe… Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Cost: free. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 1:00 PM. Webinar Hosted by SCORE. For more info visit readytalk.webcasts.com.

One-on-One Business Counseling with Latino Economic Development Center

Business Portal Events Sign up for a 1-hour, one-one-one counseling session with a Small Business Coach from the Latino Economic Development Center. Contact mgodoy@ledcmetro.org to register. Category: Business. Contact Name: Maria Godoy. Contact Phone: 202-540-7414. Contact Email: mgodoy@ledcmetro.org. Cost: Free. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Business Connect Virtual. For more info visit www.ledcmetro.org.

SCORE - Startup and Small Business Counseling

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Daniel Koroma. Contact Email: daniel.koroma@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Business Connect Virtual.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Commission on Landlord-Tenant Affairs > Monthly

Boards, Committees and Commissions The Commission on Landlord-Tenant Affairs (COLTA) meets the first Tuesday of each month to review cases, decide what will go to hearing, and discuss issues. These meetings are open to the public. Contact Email: Rosie.McCray-Moody@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov. Contact Name: Rosie McCray-Moody. Contact Phone: (240) 777-3612. Boards: Commission on Landlord-Tenant Affairs. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: All. Age: Adult. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Teleconference/online. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

Maryland FSMA Produce Safety Rule Grower Training

Events This training will cover the Produce Safety Rule and how to reduce sources of microbial contamination in produce. This training will cover the Produce Safety Rule and will take place in 2 half day sessions. The first day on November 4 and second on November 5. About this Event This course will be delivered remotely via WebEx in 2 half-day session: November 4th 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM & November 5th 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM Registration Includes: • Course Materials (Produce Safety Rule Grower Training Manual v1.2) • Course Certificate from the Produce Safety Alliance upon successful completion of course materials Participation requirements for this web-based course include: • High-speed internet connection • Computer or other appropriate device with webcam and microphone, which must remain functional for the duration of the course, to verify participation of each attendee. • Course attendance and participation will be monitored through chat, polling, and other engagement. Any attendee who does not participate for the dur… Contact Name: Carol Allen. Contact Email: callen12@umd.edu. Cost: $15. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Virtual: Registration Link Below Virtual Training link will be sent to registrants. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

A Roadmap to Your Professional Web Presence

Business Portal Events Take a journey to create a roadmap for putting your best foot forward on the web. Learn how to get started, the road bumps to avoid, and how to navigate being found on the World Wide Web. Do Domain Registrar, site hierarchy, brand identity, mobile-first responsiveness, CMS, HTML5, SSL, SEO, UX, and DM mean anything to you? They will after we've taken this one-hour webinar journey together! Presenter, Theresa Stacy-Ryan President of tmsr Design Delivery, LLC. Instructions: A log-on link will be sent to registrants the day/evening prior to the webinar. Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Diane McFarland. Contact Email: dlmcfarland@frostburg.edu. Cost: free. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Online Hosted by the Maryland Small Business Development Center. For more info visit mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com.

One-on-One Business Counseling with the Small Business Development Center

Business Portal Events One-on-one appointment with experienced business consultant. By appointment only. Category: Business. Contact Name: Grier Melick. Contact Phone: 443-577-8835. Contact Email: jmelick@umd.edu. Cost: Free. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Business Connect Virtual. For more info visit www.marylandsbdc.org.

Ecowise drop-off

Ecowise Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station, Hazardous Waste Drop-off 16101 Frederick Road Derwood, MD 20855. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Inspections 101: How to be Ready for a Routine Inspection & Compliance Checks

Business Portal Events LRE is offering a Webinar Series that will help servers, sellers, managers and owners navigate Montgomery County's alcohol laws and regulations. Sign up for free webinars and learn more about Montgomery County's licensing process, inspection requirements and how to apply for a One-Day Special license for events and festivals.  Applying for a New or Transfer Alcohol Beverage License  Thursday Oct. 29 1:00-2:00pm  Inspections 101: How to be Ready for a Routine Inspection & Compliance Checks  Wednesday Nov. 4 2:00-3:00pm  Applying for a One-Day Special License  Tuesday Nov. 10 1:00-2:00pm. Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Phone: 240-777-1999. Contact Email: abslicensing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: free. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Webinar Hosted by Alcohol Beverage Service Division of Licensure, Regulation & Education. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

TFCG Meeting

Towers and Antennas Completed applications must be filed no later than 21 days prior to the next month's meeting to be considered for the current month's agenda.  For Meeting Agenda, Meeting Minutes and Notice of Action please see below.  These documents will be posted once they are available. agenda minutes actions. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: Lisa.Shine@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Lisa Shine. Contact Phone: 240-777-6459. Boards: Solid Waste Advisory Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Environmental Protection. Government. Recycling. Area: All. Age: Adult. Seniors. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Executive Office Building 101 Monroe Street 6th Floor Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions SWAC Monthly Meeting. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: All. Contact Name: Lisa Shine. Contact Phone: 240-777-6459. Contact Email: lisa.shine@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. EOB 6th Floor Conference Room.

SWAC

Boards, Committees and Commissions Recommendations to the county regarding Recycling and Resource Management. Contact Email: lisa.shine@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Lisa Shine. Boards: Solid Waste Advisory Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: All. Age: Adult. Seniors. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting +1 443-692-5768 United States, Baltimore (Toll) Conference ID: 679 249 522#.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Commission on Common Ownership Communities

Boards, Committees and Commissions Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84587619183?pwd=cE1JbXlsWlNldEJaMXpkYm8rdUNVUT09 Meeting ID: 845 8761 9183 Passcode: 523332 One tap mobile +13017158592,84587619183#,,,0#,523332# US (Germantown) +19292056099,84587619183#,,,0#,523332# US (New York). Contact Email: ccoc@montgomerycountymd.gov. Boards: Commission on Common Ownership Communities. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. For more info visit montgomerycountymd.gov.

Commission on Common Ownership Communities > Monthly

Boards, Committees and Commissions In lieu of normal monthly in-person meetings, the Commission on Common Ownership Communities (CCOC) will hold its Commission meeting using the videoconferencing platform, Zoom. To gain access to the meeting, please use one of the following “attendance” methods below: Attendance by computer https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84587619183?pwd=cE1JbXlsWlNldEJaMXpkYm8rdUNVUT09 , Meeting ID: 845 8761 9183 , Password: 523332 , Attendance by telephone +1 (301) 715-8592 US (Germantown) , Meeting ID: 845 8761 9183 , Passcode: 523332 , One tap mobile +13017158592,84587619183#,,,0#,523332# US (Germantown) , +19292056099,84587619183#,,,0#,523332# US (New York) , Find another local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/keBXyAzUXz The agenda will be available on the Agenda and Minutes of CCOC Meetings webpage. Please remember that members of the general public are welcome to observe and listen in on the meeting but may not participate except when invited by the CCOC Chair to speak during the “Community… Contact Email: Nicolette.Fahs@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov. Contact Name: Nicolette Fahs. Contact Phone: (240) 777-3655. Boards: Commission on Common Ownership Communities. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: All. Age: Adult. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Teleconference/online. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Virtual East County Citizens Advisory Board

Boards, Committees and Commissions Join Microsoft Teams Meeting https://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/ap/t-59584e83/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fteams.microsoft.com%2Fl%2Fmeetup-join%2F19%253ameeting_NWNiOWRlMmUtY2I4MS00ZDY0LWJiYjctODVkNzQyNmY5MGM3%2540thread.v2%2F0%3Fcontext%3D%257b%2522Tid%2522%253a%25226e01b1f9-b1e5-4073-ac97-778069a0ad64%2522%252c%2522Oid%2522%253a%25224bf97d31-f074-41c5-99bf-494665b9a8ef%2522%257d&data=02%7C01%7CLinda.Cooper%40montgomerycountymd.gov%7Cbc396fbd514343c8d8de08d86955ef2c%7C6e01b1f9b1e54073ac97778069a0ad64%7C0%7C0%7C637375165089683116&sdata=8YYlsd5BMHXD52OFogcr3YloNjhGIAqCiv6GSgRnYZI%3D&reserved=0 +1 443-692-5768 United States, Baltimore (Toll) Conference ID: 210 551 04#. Contact Email: linda.cooper@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Linda Cooper. Contact Phone: 240-401-5030. Boards: East County Citizens Advisory Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Regional Services. Area: All. Age: Adult. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Climate, Energy, and Air Quality Advisory Committee Meeting

Energy The Energy and Air Quality Advisory Committee (EAQAC) is charged with advising the Montgomery County Executive and Council on issues related to energy and air quality. EAQAC generally meets on the first Wednesday of every month, from 7-9 p.m. EAQAC meetings are open to the public. Meetings may be postponed due to holidays, weather, or other factors, so please contact DEP to determine if the Committee is meeting at the designated time and place. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Environmental Protection. Government. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: All. Contact Name: Lindsey Shaw. Contact Phone: 240-777-7754. Contact Email: energy@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Contact energy@montgomerycountymd.gov for Video/Teleconference Information. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Public Hearing for Marian Drive Sidewalk Proposal

Transportation Engineering Public Hearing to hear resident testimony regarding the Marian Drive Sidewalk Proposal. Category: Community Events. Public Safety. Transportation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Lori Jean Main. Contact Phone: 240-777-7271. Contact Email: lori.main@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: n/a. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. https://montgomerycounty.adobeconnect.com/mariandrivesidewalk/. For more info visit montgomerycounty.adobeconnect.com.

Separation and Divorce

Commission for Women Learn the "ins and outs" of separation and divorce in Maryland. All seminars are FREE and online! Zoom information provided after RSVP. Please join us as local family law attorneys walk through the "ins" and "outs" of going through a separation and divorce in Maryland. You will learn about: Methods of Dispute Resolution, When and Where to File, Types of Divorce and Grounds, Financial Statements, Alimony, Property and Equitable Distribution, Role of the Attorney, and Domestic Violence/Orders of Protection. All classes are FREE and are from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Category: Community Events. Educational Class. Age: Family. Area: All. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. online. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Council Session

Council and Committee Meetings Council Session View Council Agenda & Staff Reports. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 9:30 AM. Meeting to be held remotely.

Board of License Commissioners

Boards, Committees and Commissions Join Microsoft Teams Meeting https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MzFjYTBkY2YtNTY5OC00OGQ2LWJjOWYtYjk0MTA0ZGZiZDNl%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%226e01b1f9-b1e5-4073-ac97-778069a0ad64%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2289b55511-f3c9-4b9d-8adc-2c8dfa8ea76d%22%7d +1 443-692-5768 United States, Baltimore (Toll) Conference ID: 193 923 491#. Contact Email: jocelyn.rawat@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Jocelyn Rawat. Contact Phone: 2407771999. Boards: Board of License Commissioners. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. See Link to Microsoft Team Meeting and Teleconference Phone Number Under Description. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Recycling Oversight Committee Meeting (ONLINE)

Business Recycling Program Quarterly meeting to discuss waste reduction, reuse and recycling for local, state and federal government agencies and facilities located in Montgomery County, MD. By invitation only. To register and receive the link to the meeting, please send an email to Sarah Mueller, Business Recycling Program Manager, at Sarah.Mueller@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov. Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Contact Name: Sarah Mueller. Contact Email: Sarah.Mueller@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov. Cost: N/A. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. ONLINE. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Grab And Go - Food Distribution

Food Anyone in need of food is welcome to come to Grab N Go. We plan to distribute produce and non-perishable food. We would love to serve you. Category: Food Distribution. Age: Adult. Family. Area: All. Contact Name: Lita Nanulaitta. Contact Phone: 301-926-0967. Contact Email: outreach@church-redeemer.org. Cost: No Cost. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Redeemer 19425 Woodfield Rd. Gaithersburg, MD 20879. For more info visit church-redeemer.org.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

Maryland FSMA Produce Safety Rule Grower Training

Events This training will cover the Produce Safety Rule and how to reduce sources of microbial contamination in produce. This training will cover the Produce Safety Rule and will take place in 2 half day sessions. The first day on November 4 and second on November 5. About this Event This course will be delivered remotely via WebEx in 2 half-day session: November 4th 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM & November 5th 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM Registration Includes: • Course Materials (Produce Safety Rule Grower Training Manual v1.2) • Course Certificate from the Produce Safety Alliance upon successful completion of course materials Participation requirements for this web-based course include: • High-speed internet connection • Computer or other appropriate device with webcam and microphone, which must remain functional for the duration of the course, to verify participation of each attendee. • Course attendance and participation will be monitored through chat, polling, and other engagement. Any attendee who does not participate for the dur… Category: Educational Class. Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Carol Allen. Contact Email: callen12@umd.edu. Cost: $15. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Virtual: Registration Link Below Virtual Training link will be sent to registrants. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Re-Strategize Your Business Planning to Prevail the Pandemic

Business Portal Events Entrepreneurs and small business owners are most vulnerable to failure in a global pandemic. They rely on a sustainable supply chain, whereby products and services flow from their suppliers, through their company, and on to their customers. The pandemic virus destroyed this self-sustaining business model, making strategic and tactical plans no longer relevant. Join this webinar, presented by seasoned business educator George Slook, and learn how to re-strategize your business planning to maintain an adequate level of cash on hand, and get suppliers and vendors to make their payments when due. Attendees will learn: How to determine the “Strategic Intent” of your company based on strategic planning sessions In-depth details of “Strategic Integration” approaches, such as Forwards, Backwards, Horizontal, Vertical, and Balanced Why the teachings of the renowned Sun Tzu are important to your business, who profoundly said ”Knowing the enemy enables you to take the offensive; Knowing yourself enables you to stan… Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Cost: free. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 1:00 PM. Webinar Hosted by SCORE. For more info visit readytalk.webcasts.com.

PS/GO

Council and Committee Meetings Joint Public Safety and Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee Meeting View Current Agenda and Staff Reports View Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 1:30 PM. Meeting to be held remotely.

Responses Due: RFP #1122562 - Printing and Online Publishing of the Recreation Guide

Events Category: Government. Contact Name: Karen DeLuca. Contact Phone: 240-777-9900. Contact Email: Karen.DeLuca@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

DPS Small Business Forum

Events DPS holds quarterly forums for Small Business to ask questions directly to the DPS staff.  This forum will also include a presentation of the Outdoor Seating, Outdoor Tent Requirements, Outdoor Electrical Requirements and the County's Recovery Grant program. Category: Business. Media/Press. Government. Food Distribution. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Jessica Fusillo. Contact Phone: 240-401-6540. Contact Email: Jessica.Fusillo@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: Free. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:15 PM. Online: Please register for Pathways to Success: A guide to solar installation setback requirements on Nov 5, 2020 4:00 PM EST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8485272490594582030 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email. For more info visit attendee.gotowebinar.com.

CEO Accelerator: 6 Thursday Evenings to Thrive in COVID-19's New Economy

Business Portal Events LIVE WEBINARS on 6 Thursday Evenings: October 15 - November 19 (6:00 pm - 7:30 pm or 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm) Plus 6 Virtual Sessions On Your Own: Reliable. Relevant. Remote. • Live small group Webinars on Google Meet by the University of Maryland. AFTER REGISTRATION, YOU WILL SELECT THE 8:30 OR 10:30 TIME FOR LIVE WEBINAR AND BE E-MAILED AN ACCOUNT LOGIN. • No Cost to Maryland Firms (Normal Cost: $895) Fully Funded, Sponsored by Capital One Bank and Powered by U.S. Small Business Administration • Description: Sessions to address today's new economy created as a result of COVID-19; Gain knowledge on how to: "Create Systematized Plan for More Money, Build Effective Processes for More Time & Build Equity to Sell, & Make High Impact Presentations: Raise Money, Obtain Customers & Inspire Employees; Working "on" rather than "in" the business, creating dramatic enhancements that will lead to the lifestyle intended; Becoming a catalyst for continuous improvement; Increasing money-making mindset and financial knowledge;… Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Russell Teter. Contact Phone: 240-463-8686. Cost: free. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Webinar Hosted by Maryland Small Business Development Center. For more info visit mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com.

Food Distribution

Food from 5 p.m. until all food is given away. Please wear your masks, and remain in your cars. Category: Food Distribution. Age: Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Rockville. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Mt. Calvary Baptist Church 608 N. Horners Lane Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Mental Health Advisory Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Mental Health Advisory Committee meets the first Thursday of every month except August and December. Members of the public are invited to observe. Contact Email: diane.lininger@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Diane Lininger. Contact Phone: 240-777-3317. Boards: Mental Health Advisory Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: All. Age: Adult. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. For more info visit teams.microsoft.com.

Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board Subcommittee Meeting

MidCounty Regional Services Center The Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board  (MCCAB) serves as Montgomery County's bridge to the 220,000 residents and businesses spread throughout the 99 square miles of the Mid-County area of Montgomery County. The Board provides advice and recommendations to the County Executive on policy and budget issues, planning and goal setting procedures, and legislative matters; educates the community on governmental structures and services; and acts as a facilitator to foster solutions to community problems, needs, and issues. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: MidCounty. Contact Name: Kevin Jackson. Contact Phone: 240-777-8104. Contact Email: kevin.jackson@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM. Mid-County Community Recreation Center 2004 Queensguard Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

CEO Accelerator: 6 Friday Mornings to Thrive in COVID-19's New Economy

Business Portal Events LIVE WEBINARS on 6 Friday Mornings: October 16 - November 20 (8:30 am - 10:00 am or 10:30 am - 12:00 pm) Plus 6 Virtual Sessions On Your Own: Reliable. Relevant. Remote. • Live small group Webinars on Google Meet by the University of Maryland. AFTER REGISTRATION, YOU WILL SELECT THE 8:30 OR 10:30 TIME FOR LIVE WEBINAR AND BE E-MAILED AN ACCOUNT LOGIN. • No Cost to Maryland Firms (Normal Cost: $895) Fully Funded, Sponsored by Capital One Bank and Powered by U.S. Small Business Administration • Description: Sessions to address today's new economy created as a result of COVID-19; Gain knowledge on how to: "Create Systematized Plan for More Money, Build Effective Processes for More Time & Build Equity to Sell, & Make High Impact Presentations: Raise Money, Obtain Customers & Inspire Employees; Working "on" rather than "in" the business, creating dramatic enhancements that will lead to the lifestyle intended; Becoming a catalyst for continuous improvement; Increasing money-making mindset and financial knowledge;… Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Russell Teter. Contact Phone: 240-463-8686. Cost: free. Friday, November 6, 2020, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Webinar Hosted by Maryland Small Business Development Center. For more info visit mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Friday, November 6, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Friday, November 6, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Friday, November 6, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

The Bankruptcy Code's Best Kept Secret: How Chapter 12 Can Protect and Transform the Farm

Events While bankruptcy is often associated with negative connotations, filing for Chapter 12 relief can also present opportunity for farmers. Not only can it help farms avoid or recover from financial distress; it can also help save taxes due when transferring a farm, and greatly expand farmers’ options to sell, transfer, or transform their operations. If you or your organization advises, loans to, or works with farmers, join our free webinar to learn about this potent yet under-utilized tool. A panel of experts will share how the Chapter 12 option works, equipping you with information essential to advising the agricultural community in any state. Panelists Include: , Colleen A. Brown, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, as moderator; Jan M. Sensenich, Chapter 12 Trustee; Peter Fitzgerald, Vermont Economic Development Authority; and, Rebecca Rice, a chapter 12 debtor’s attorney. This educational event is brought to you by the Vermont Legal Food Hub, a joint initiative of the Conservation Law Foundation and… Category: Educational Class. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Molly McDonough. Contact Phone: 802-831-1304. Contact Email: mmcdonough@vermontlaw.edu. Friday, November 6, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. ZOOM. For more info visit us02web.zoom.us.

Temple University Guest Lecture on Community Policing

MCPD Events Police Districts: 4D - Wheaton. Event Type: Training/Education. MCPD Level of Participation: Facilitate/Present. Target Audience: Youth / Juveniles. Friday, November 6, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 2300 Randolph Rd. Wheaton MD, 20902.

Recycling Volunteer Orientation - ONLINE

Recycling Volunteer Program Pre-registration is required. Please contact Kathy Vazquez at Katherine.Vazquez@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov to register. A link to the online orientation session will be emailed separately. Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Volunteers. Contact Name: Kathy Vazquez. Contact Email: Katherine.Vazquez@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov. Cost: N/A. Friday, November 6, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. ONLINE. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Lhabab Duchen

Days of Commemoration Lhabab Düchen is one of the four Buddhist festivals commemorating four events in the life of the Buddha, according to Tibetan traditions. This is a Buddhist festival celebrated to observe the descent of Buddha from heaven back to earth. Buddha had left for heaven at the age of 41, having ascended to The Heaven of Thirty-Three (Trayastrimsa) in order to give teachings to benefit the gods in the desire realms and to repay the kindness of his mother by liberating her from Samsara. He was exhorted by his follower and representative Maudgalyayana to return, and after a long debate managed to return. This is considered to be one of the eight great deeds of the Buddha.  On Lhabab Duchen, the effects of positive or negative actions are multiplied ten million times. Category: Holidays. Saturday, November 7, 2020. Montgomery County, MD.

Free Produce!

Food Drive Thru Only. While Supply Last. No Walk ups. Category: Food Distribution. Age: Family. Area: Silver Spring. Saturday, November 7, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Montgomery Blare HS 51 University Blvd E, Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

SHEPHERDS OF ZION MINISTRIES INT'L CHURCH & UNITED STATES VETERANS RESERVE CORPS FOOD DISTRIBUTION for MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, MASS CARE OPERATIONS DHHS, CAFB, CUPF, MCPS, USVRC, TVFD, TPD ETC.

Food FOOD DISTRIBUTION, DUE COVID-19 FEDERAL, STATE AND COUNTY RULES, APPLY TO THIS EVENT. PLEASE, STAY IN YOU VEHICLES AND MASK ON FOR YOUR SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF OTHERS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING. PLEASE, MAKE SURE YOU EMPTY YOUR VEHICLE TRUCK BEFORE ARRIVING AT FOOD POD. TRAFFIC IS DIRECTED TO TAKOMA PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL BY USVRC OR TPD PLEASE, FOLLOW OFFICERS DIRECTIONS FOR SAFETY AND YOU WILL ALL BE SERVED. PLEASE, BE PATIENT IN THE VEHICLE LINE , AND SHOW SOME RESPECT TO OUR USVRC OFFICERS, TAKOMA PARK POLICE OR WHO EVER MAY BE DIRECTING TRAFFIC. THANKS FOR YOUR UNDERSTAND. Category: Food Distribution. Area: All. Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Name: REV. SMITH K.O VODI OR MAJ. DICK GILBERT. Contact Phone: 2403939125. Contact Email: PASTOR@SHEPHERDSOFZION.ORG. Cost: FREE TO ALL. Saturday, November 7, 2020, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM. FOOD POD SITE: 7511 HOLLY AVE TAKOMA PARK MD 20912. For more info visit church.shepherdsofzion.org.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Saturday, November 7, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Saturday, November 7, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Saturday, November 7, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

SCORE - Startup and Small Business Counseling

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Daniel Koroma. Contact Email: daniel.koroma@montgomerycountymd.gov. Saturday, November 7, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Business Connect Virtual.

Free Meal Pickup

Food Free meals distributed by the Guru Gobind Singh Foundation. If someone is elderly or immuno-compromised please reach out and set up a contact-less delivery. Category: Food Distribution. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Contact Name: Aman Shergill. Contact Email: shergillaman1@gmail.com. Sunday, November 8, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Guru Gobind Singh Foundation 13814 Travilah Rd. Rockville, MD. For more info visit montgomerycountymd.gov.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Sunday, November 8, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Sunday, November 8, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Sunday, November 8, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

GO

Council and Committee Meetings Government Operations & Fiscal Policy Committee Meeting View Current Agenda and Staff Reports View Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Monday, November 9, 2020, 9:30 AM. Meeting to be held remotely.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Monday, November 9, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Monday, November 9, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Monday, November 9, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

Responses Due: RFP #1102596 - Temporary Administrative Paraprofessional Support Services

Events Category: Government. Business. Contact Name: Segyung Yaeger. Contact Phone: 240-777-9900. Contact Email: Segyung.Yaeger@montgomerycountymd.gov. Monday, November 9, 2020, 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

T&E

Council and Committee Meetings Transportation & Environment Committee Meeting View Current Agenda and Staff Reports View Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Monday, November 9, 2020, 2:30 PM. Meeting to be held remotely.

Policing Advisory Commission

Boards, Committees and Commissions Join Microsoft Teams Meeting https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTRhYTJiMTEtNjMwNy00Y2JkLTgzY2EtOGIwODU0MjA4NWM2%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%226e01b1f9-b1e5-4073-ac97-778069a0ad64%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%221d2759d3-54fc-4298-bd3d-de18d526fe2a%22%7d. +1 443-692-5768 United States, Baltimore (Toll) Conference ID: 942 225 397#. Contact Email: carlos.camacho@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Carlos. Contact Phone: 3018074264. Boards: Policing Advisory Commission. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Public Safety. Monday, November 9, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. See Link to Microsoft Team Meeting and Teleconference Phone Number Under Description. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Water Quality Advisory Group

Boards, Committees and Commissions Join Microsoft Teams Meeting https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_Zjk4NjZjYzItNGIzMy00ZWQyLWE5M2MtNzIxY2JhZDBkZjAy%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%226e01b1f9-b1e5-4073-ac97-778069a0ad64%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22595d18ce-2230-4fa1-b359-f8f4fc55bd3d%22%7d +1 443-692-5768 United States, Baltimore (Toll) Conference ID: 346 927 392#. Contact Email: miranda.reid@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Miranda Reid. Contact Phone: 202-515-6386. Boards: Water Quality Advisory Group. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Environmental Protection. Monday, November 9, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. See Link to Microsoft Teams Meeting and Teleconference Phone Number Under Description. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board

Silver Spring Regional Services Center The Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board is tasked with providing advice to the County Executive and County Council on issues affecting Silver Spring and Takoma Park. These issues include transportation, economic development, housing, youth activities and the environment. All meetings are open to the public and we encourage community participation.   Please email Shawn.Morris@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov to register for the event & to receive a meeting link. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Business. Community Events. Environmental Protection. Government. Regional Services. Transportation. Age: Adult. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Shawn Morris. Contact Email: Shawn.Morris@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov. Monday, November 9, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Online. For more info visit montgomerycountymd.gov.

Water Quality Advisory Group

Watershed Restoration The Montgomery County Water Quality Advisory Group (WQAG) provides a formal stakeholder group for public involvement in the County's watershed protection and restoration strategies. , Join Microsoft Teams Meeting https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_Zjk4NjZjYzItNGIzMy00ZWQyLWE5M2MtNzIxY2JhZDBkZjAy%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%226e01b1f9-b1e5-4073-ac97-778069a0ad64%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22595d18ce-2230-4fa1-b359-f8f4fc55bd3d%22%7d   +1 443-692-5768   United States, Baltimore (Toll), Conference ID: 346 927 392#. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Contact Name: Miranda Reid. Contact Phone: 202-515-6386. Contact Email: miranda.reid@montgomerycountymd.gov. Monday, November 9, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. See Link to Microsoft Teams Meeting and Teleconference Phone Number Under Description. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Commission on Aging's Aging in Community Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS-Program/ADS/COA/COAindex.html. Boards: Commission on Aging. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. 7300 Calhoun Place Conference Roon 6C Rockville, MD 20850.

Council Session

Council and Committee Meetings Council Session View Council Agenda & Staff Reports. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 9:30 AM. Meeting to be held remotely.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

Applying for a One-Day Special License

Business Portal Events LRE is offering a Webinar Series that will help servers, sellers, managers and owners navigate Montgomery County's alcohol laws and regulations. Sign up for free webinars and learn more about Montgomery County's licensing process, inspection requirements and how to apply for a One-Day Special license for events and festivals.  Applying for a New or Transfer Alcohol Beverage License  Thursday Oct. 29 1:00-2:00pm  Inspections 101: How to be Ready for a Routine Inspection & Compliance Checks  Wednesday Nov. 4 2:00-3:00pm  Applying for a One-Day Special License  Tuesday Nov. 10 1:00-2:00pm. Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Phone: 240-777-1999. Contact Email: abslicensing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: free. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Webinar Hosted by Alcohol Beverage Services Division of Licensure, Regulation & Education. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

SCORE - Startup and Small Business Counseling

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Daniel Koroma. Contact Email: daniel.koroma@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Business Connect Virtual.

Forest Glen/Montgomery Hills Sectional Map Amendment (SMA) H-137

Council Public Hearing Council Agenda for this public hearing is available here. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Government. Area: All. Contact Name: Jill Gaebl. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Jill.Gaebl@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Council Office Building Is Closed.

Resolution to amend Development Impact Tax Rates for Transportation and Public School Improvements

Council Public Hearing Council Agenda for this public hearing is available here. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Government. Area: All. Contact Name: Jill Gaebl. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Jill.Gaebl@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Council Office Building Is Closed.

Supplemental appropriation to Montgomery College’s FY21 Current Fund Budget - $4,497,874 for CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. Source of Funds: Federal Grant

Council Public Hearing Council Agenda for this public hearing is available here. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Government. Area: All. Contact Name: Jill Gaebl. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Jill.Gaebl@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Council Office Building Is Closed.

Zoning Text Amendment 20-03, Townhouse Living - Conditional Use Standards

Council Public Hearing Council Agenda for this public hearing is available here. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Government. Area: All. Contact Name: Jill Gaebl. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Jill.Gaebl@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Council Office Building Is Closed.

Prensencia Digital Para Pequeños Negocios

Business Portal Events Tu negocio necesita fortalecer la presencia digital para encontrar nuevas oportunidades. Aprovecha esta oportunidad para adquirir conocimiento importante para el crecimiento de tu negocio. Los temas que discutiremos son: Redes Sociales Página web Mercadeo via Email Al final tendremos una sesión de preguntas y respuestas para clarificar las preguntas que pueda tener sobre este tema. El evento tendrá lugar el día 10 de Noviembre a las 3 PM via ZOOM. Para poder participar, haga RSVP a este evento y le enviaremos el enlace para participar a su email. Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre este evento, por favor contacte a Sergio Von Horoch al. Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Phone: 202-681-5876. Contact Email: svonhoroch@ledcmetro.org. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Webinar via Zoom Hosted by the Latino Economic Development Center. For more info visit www.ledcmetro.org.

Montgomery County Collaboration Council Board of Directors Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: alicia.church@collaborationcouncil.org. Contact Name: Alicia Church. Contact Phone: 3016100147. Boards: Local Management Board for Children. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: All. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Online: MS Teams. For more info visit teams.microsoft.com.

Community Action Board Executive Committee Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83297925681 Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) *This meeting is password protected. To participate, please contact Leah Goldfine at 240-777-1708 or Leah.Goldfine@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Email: leah.goldfine@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Leah Goldfine. Contact Phone: 2407771697. Boards: Community Action Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Virtual Meeting. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Reimagining Public Safety Task Force - Focus Area 3: Police Department Programs

Reimagining Public Safety For information to participate in this meeting, send a request to ReimagineTaskForce@montgomerycountymd.gov. For more information about the Reimagining Public Safety Task Force, visit https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rps/. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Community Events. County Executive. Public Safety. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: All. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Online. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee (WUDAC) Meeting

MidCounty Regional Services Center The Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee (WUDAC) consists of 11 members appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council to provide advice on all matters affecting the Wheaton Urban District area (downtown). Members represent businesses, the Chamber of Commerce, residents, and the Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board (MCCAB). Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: MidCounty. Contact Name: Kevin Jackson. Contact Phone: 240-777-8104. Contact Email: kevin.jackson@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad, 2400 Arcola Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Veterans Day

County Holidays Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, is observed annually on November 11. From 1971 until 1977, it was observed on the fourth Monday in October, but in 1978 it was restored to the original date of November 11. The first Armistice Day was proclaimed on November 11, 1919 to mark the signing of the armistice on November 11, 1918 that ended World War I. The name of the holiday was changed officially to Veterans Day when President Dwight Eisenhower signed an act of Congress "to honor veterans on the eleventh day of November of each year a day dedicated to world peace." Montgomery County government will observe this holiday. Category: Holidays. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: All. Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Montgomery County, MD.

No recycling/trash pickups on 11/11/2020

Holiday Collection Slides - Recycling/Trash Collections See holiday service details: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/holidays/ Sign up for service notifications customized for your address: https://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/depcollectionday/. Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Collection Day: Wednesday. Wednesday, November 11, 2020. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

OPEN: Recycling/Trash drop-offs at Transfer Station

Holiday Collection Slides - Recycling/Trash Collections The Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station is OPEN today. The Recycling Center is CLOSED today, November 11, 2020, for Veterans Day. = = = Visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/holidays to - sign up for email or text holiday reminders and recycling/trash collection service changes - see holiday service details. Category: Environmental Protection. Holidays. Recycling. Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station 16101 Frederick Rd Derwood, MD 20855. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Montgomery College Careers in Criminal Justice Day

MCPD Recruitment Police Districts: Out of County. Event Type: Recruitment. MCPD Level of Participation: Facilitate/Present. Category: Public Safety. Contact Name: MCPD Recruitment. Contact Email: mcpd.recruitment@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

One-on-One Business Counseling with the Small Business Development Center

Business Portal Events One-on-one appointment with experienced business consultant. By appointment only. Category: Business. Contact Name: Grier Melick. Contact Phone: 443-577-8835. Contact Email: jmelick@umd.edu. Cost: Free. Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Business Connect Virtual. For more info visit www.marylandsbdc.org.

Small Business Cyber Security: A Topic that Can't be Ignored

Business Portal Events Small businesses are increasingly the target for ransomware and phishing campaigns in the United States. With the impact to business ranging from a few days downtime to complete operations halt and loss of critical and sensitive data, small businesses cannot afford to avoid this topic anymore. This webinar will cover, at a high level, the biggest threats to small business IT and a few suggestions on how to reduce the risks and threats that small businesses face. Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Catherine Raley. Contact Phone: 410-543-6516. Contact Email: ccraley@salisbury.edu. Cost: free. Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Online Hosted by the Maryland Small Business Development Center. For more info visit mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com.

Ecowise drop-off

Ecowise Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station, Hazardous Waste Drop-off 16101 Frederick Road Derwood, MD 20855. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Responses Due: RFP #1114420 - Special Events and Arts Coordinating Services

Events Category: Business. Government. Contact Name: Karen DeLuca. Contact Phone: 240-777-9900. Contact Email: Karen.DeLuca@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Pro Bono (Free) Legal Advice

Gilchrist Center Obtain free legal advice on civil cases. Must be a Montgomery County resident. Offered on the Second and Founth Wednesday of each month, intake starts at 5:30 pm. Please call for more information. Category: Community Events. Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: MidCounty. Contact Name: Montgomery County Bar Foundation. Contact Phone: (301) 424-7651, (301) 424-7652, (301) 424-7633. Cost: Free. Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Ana G. Mendez University System 11006 Veirs Mill Road Wheaton, MD 20902.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Library Board

Boards, Committees and Commissions Join Microsoft Teams Meeting https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZjA4NTdiOGEtOWMyZC00NzRlLWIyM2ItOTBkY2RkOTBjZjVj%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%226e01b1f9-b1e5-4073-ac97-778069a0ad64%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%229a1c240f-766f-434b-a495-5651294257f4%22%7d +1 443-692-5768 United States, Baltimore (Toll) Conference ID: 688 647 380#. Contact Email: regina.holyfield-jewett@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Regina Holyfield-Jewett. Contact Phone: 240-777-0106. Boards: Library Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: All. Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. See Link to Microsoft Team Meeting and Teleconference Phone Number Under Description.

Wednesday's recycling/trash pickups will be made 11/12/2020

Holiday Collection Slides - Recycling/Trash Collections See holiday service details: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/holidays/  Sign up for service notifications customized for your address: https://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/depcollectionday/. Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Collection Day: Wednesday. Thursday, November 12, 2020. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Commission on Aging Public Policy Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS-Program/ADS/COA/COAindex.html. Boards: Commission on Aging. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. 7300 Calhoune Place Suite 600, Conference Room 6C Rockville, MD 20850.

PS

Council and Committee Meetings Public Safety Committee Meeting View Current Agenda and Staff Reports View Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 9:30 AM. Meeting to be held remotely.

Small Business Loan Applications- Why Are They Asking Me That?

Business Portal Events There are more financing options for small businesses available today than ever before, and that includes online lending. What differentiates online lenders from traditional lenders, like banks, is that online lenders typically have a quicker and easier process, from application to funding—making the application process a day or two rather than weeks or months with traditional lenders. What’s more, many online lenders do not require a business plan or specific assets be identified as collateral to secure the loan. Category: Business. Area: All. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Online Small Business Loan Worksheet.

Legal Requirements for Small Business

Business Portal Events As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners. Category: Business. Area: All. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Online.

Grab And Go - Food Distribution

Food Anyone in need of food is welcome to come to Grab N Go. We plan to distribute produce and non-perishable food. We would love to serve you. Category: Food Distribution. Age: Adult. Family. Area: All. Contact Name: Lita Nanulaitta. Contact Phone: 301-926-0967. Contact Email: outreach@church-redeemer.org. Cost: No Cost. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Redeemer 19425 Woodfield Rd. Gaithersburg, MD 20879. For more info visit church-redeemer.org.

Financing Options for Small Businesses

Business Portal Events . Category: Business. Area: All. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Online.

Give Your Brand an Award Winning Personality

Business Portal Events We want you to stand out in a crowded marketplace and build a real connection with your consumers! Join the marketing experts from HighRock for a crash course on how to discover what makes your brand unique and how to take on a personality that brings your brand to life. Presenter, Pieter Bickford, Marketing Executive, HighRock Studios. Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Diane McFarland. Contact Email: dlmcfarland@frostburg.edu. Cost: free. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Online Hosted by the Maryland Small Business Development Center. For more info visit mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com.

Navigating Your Small Business through Financial Uncertainty

Business Portal Events The economic environment in 2020 has caused many unexpected challenges for the small business community as they navigate through times of financial uncertainty. Many business owners are facing decisions around cutting expenses, adjusting business models and finding new sources of revenue. Join financial expert from U.S. Bank, Morris Jackson as he discusses these topics and with Deluxe’s Amanda Brinkman and expands on advice and guidance he provides to small businesses in season five of the hit series, Small Business Revolution. Topics include: Understanding operating expenses Business financial planning and decision making Managing cash flow Understanding the importance of margins Accessing business purchasing/spending Business growth and expansion Identifying opportunities for additional revenue streams Presented by Amanda Brinkman Amanda Brinkman is the Chief Brand Officer at Deluxe and creator, producer and host of the  hit series Small Business Revolution.  Alongside celebrity entrepreneur Robert Her… Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Cost: free. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 1:00 PM. Webinar Hosted by SCORE. For more info visit readytalk.webcasts.com.

Presenting a Winning Product Mix: Choosing What, Why, and How to Sell

Business Portal Events What would be the best line of products to offer your customers? Join us in this webinar where we will answering this question by discussing what makes a winning product mix. With the help our special guess Chris VonHorn, we will dive into what products you should be considering putting in your line-up, why you should consider them and how to sell them to your customers. At the end of the presentation we will be having a Q&A session where we will be clarifying any questions you might have about this topic. This webinar will take place on Thursday, November 12th at 1:00 PM via ZOOM. To participate, you have to RSVP to this event and we will be sending the link to access the webinar. Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Sergio Von Horoch. Contact Phone: 202-681-5876. Contact Email: svonhoroch@ledcmetro.org. Cost: free. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Webinar on Zoom Hosted by the Latino Economic Development Center. For more info visit www.ledcmetro.org.

E&C/HHS

Council and Committee Meetings Joint Public Safety and Health & Human Service Committee Meeting View Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 1:30 PM. Meeting to be held remotely.

CEO Accelerator: 6 Thursday Evenings to Thrive in COVID-19's New Economy

Business Portal Events LIVE WEBINARS on 6 Thursday Evenings: October 15 - November 19 (6:00 pm - 7:30 pm or 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm) Plus 6 Virtual Sessions On Your Own: Reliable. Relevant. Remote. • Live small group Webinars on Google Meet by the University of Maryland. AFTER REGISTRATION, YOU WILL SELECT THE 8:30 OR 10:30 TIME FOR LIVE WEBINAR AND BE E-MAILED AN ACCOUNT LOGIN. • No Cost to Maryland Firms (Normal Cost: $895) Fully Funded, Sponsored by Capital One Bank and Powered by U.S. Small Business Administration • Description: Sessions to address today's new economy created as a result of COVID-19; Gain knowledge on how to: "Create Systematized Plan for More Money, Build Effective Processes for More Time & Build Equity to Sell, & Make High Impact Presentations: Raise Money, Obtain Customers & Inspire Employees; Working "on" rather than "in" the business, creating dramatic enhancements that will lead to the lifestyle intended; Becoming a catalyst for continuous improvement; Increasing money-making mindset and financial knowledge;… Category: Business. Age: Adult. Area: All. Contact Name: Russell Teter. Contact Phone: 240-463-8686. Cost: free. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Webinar Hosted by Maryland Small Business Development Center. For more info visit mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com.

Food Distribution

Food from 5 p.m. until all food is given away. Please wear your masks, and remain in your cars. Category: Food Distribution. Age: Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Rockville. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Mt. Calvary Baptist Church 608 N. Horners Lane Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Tuckerman Lane Sidewalk/Bikeway Project - Virtual Public Meeting

Transportation Engineering The Tuckerman Lane Sidewalk/Bikeway Project is a facility planning study of pedestrian and bicycle facilities for an approximately 3.8 miles section of Tuckerman Lane between Falls Road (MD 189) and Old Georgetown Road (MD 187). The current scope of the project prioritizes the western-most segment of the overall project, and the project limit for segment 1 is from Falls Road to Snakeden Branch. A Virtual Public Meeting will be held on November 12, 2020 at 6:30 PM to talk about the project. MCDOT staff will present proposed improvements, collect your feedback, as well as answer any questions you might have about this project. **ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED - CLICK HERE**. Category: Transportation. Contact Name: Angel Cheng. Contact Phone: 2407777274. Contact Email: angel.cheng@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Virtual - Please register here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=-bEBbuWxc0Csl3eAaaCtZCHuBxSPIctJgcgbxDrbdZNUMUNNMDZXQkJBV1ZYSVpFWUdUUFE4TVBUQy4u. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council General Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Teams link: https://bit.ly/2DRYRc0 Phone call-in: (443) 692-5768 Conference ID: 374 895 830#. Contact Email: brandc02@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Corey Brandel. Contact Phone: (240) 777-1303. Boards: Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Community Events. Council and Committee Meetings. Health. Public Safety. Area: All. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Click the link to the Microsoft Teams Meeting, or use the phone number and conference ID listed in the "Description" section (below). For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Fire and Emergency Services Commission

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: george.giebel@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: George Giebel. Contact Phone: 240-777-2408. Boards: Fire and Emergency Services Commission. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: All. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 100 Edison Park Drive Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878.

Montgomery County Commission for Women Meeting

Commission for Women This is the monthly meeting for the Montgomery County Commission for Women. All are welcome! Though the agenda changes monthly, this is the format: 1.  Welcome and Introductions 2.  Executive Committee Report 3.  Director Report 4.  Committee Reports 5.  Liaison Reports 6.  Old Business 7.  New Business 8. Announcements. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jodi Finkelstein. Contact Phone: 240-777-8300. Contact Email: jodi.finkelstein@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: free. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 21 Maryland Ave, Suite 330 Settlement Conference Room. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.