An update from County Cable Montgomery highlighting items that help residents of Montgomery County. This program will feature interviews with elected officials, employees, public servants, and residents. This program is produced by the Office of Community Engagement from the Department of Technology and Enterprise Business Services.
FREE Apprenticeship Program for MCPS Seniors - #51
In this episode recorded live from the Council Office Building in Rockville, MD, we talk to Laura Anaya, program manager for the Tranzed Academy for Working Students, TAWS. She shares information about a program offered to MCPS seniors that have jobs. This special program is meant to provide valuable skills and opportunities through a program using a flexible scheduling approach. Students gain a leg up in jump starting their careers or college preparation. The audio version launches next week!! Be sure to comment questions below and visit this link for more info about the program: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/caree.../taws/index.aspx
Projects Needing a Permit and How to Schedule a Free Deck Inspection #50
Many homeowners are planning home improvement projects this spring and summer, which makes the recognition of May as “Building Safety Month” especially timely. On the latest edition of the “What’s Happening MoCo” podcast, James Sackett, residential inspections manager for the Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services (DPS) will talk about the importance of scheduling a free residential deck maintenance inspection and how to know when a home project needs a permit to proceed.
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About that Slap - Conflict Resolution with Dr. Raymond Crowel
Just a few short weeks ago, the world let out a collective gasp as actor Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock during the Academy Awards show in response to Rock’s joke about Smith’s wife, actress Jada Pinkette Smith. On this episode of the What’s Happening MoCo podcast, Montgomery County’s Director of the Department of Health and Human Services, Raymond Crowel, shares his insights regarding the controversial incident and provides tips on conflict resolution & managing stress.
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Serie de Educación Electoral - Trabajadores electorales
En esta actualización rápida, el Dr. Gilberto Zelaya de la Junta Electoral del Condado de Montgomery comparte qué son los trabajadores electorales y cómo los residentes pueden convertirse en uno. As required by law, this voter education series will be shared in English and Spanish.
Voter Education Series - Poll Workers
In this quick update, Dr. Gilberto Zelaya from the Montgomery County Board of Elections shares what poll workers are and how residents can become one.
Improving Outcomes for Moms & Babies - What's Happening MoCo #47
In recognition of National Public Health Week, the What's Happening MoCo Podcast teamed up with the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services to produce two special podcast episodes. In this episode, we talk to Pat Keating, co-Chair of the Fetal Infant Mortality Review's Community Action Team (FIMR) about how her organization helps improve outcomes for mothers and infants in Montgomery County, MD.