Many Thanks to our First Responders

Our first responders work tirelessly to save lives in the Potomac community. Many of them are volunteers, and we want to thank them wholeheartedly for their service. We remember them during the holiday season as they work oftentimes on holidays away from their families. Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department Station 10 serves Potomac and the surrounding communities. Station 10…

Inspired by Acts of Kindness: Potomac Community Resources, Inc.

"Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca  Acts of kindness are always meaningful and inspiring. Acts of kindness are impactful for both the giver and the receiver. Acts of kindness create community. One such organization that embraces this philosophy is Potomac Community Resources, Inc. (PCR). PCR promotes the full inclusion…

Maintenance Makes Your House Your Home

 I smell gas. What should I do?                                                                                                           …

Thankful

As November rolls around, we’re anxiously awaiting the approach of Thanksgiving, the holiday season and time spent with our loved ones. The winding down of the year always brings about a time of reflection for us—remembering everything we’ve done or accomplished in months past; looking back on turkey disaster stories, mornings watching the Thanksgiving Day … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Wanda Sykes Comes to Strathmore’s Music Center Nov. 3 Repeatedly called “one of the funniest stand-up comics” by her peers, Wanda Sykes brings the genius behind her smart-witted comedy specials and her hilarious characters on Blackish, Snatched and Bad Moms for an evening of laugh-out-loud stories at the Strathmore’s Music Center on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Beyond … Continued

Potomac Conservancy Celebrates Its Adventurous Nature Preservationists

Potomac Conservancy fights to ensure the Potomac River boasts clean drinking water, healthy lands and vibrant communities. Annually, thousands of volunteers and recreationists prevent tens of thousands of pounds of trash from entering our water, collect native seeds, plant trees and have fun along the Potomac at one of our summer paddle events. To join Team Potomac, visit … Continued

What’s Cooking for Grateful Guests and Pets

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate everything we are thankful for with friends, family, and, of course, our pets. As you gobble up all the tasty dishes, keep in mind, it’s always a good idea to eat your greens. This green side is sure to please your grateful guests and pets. Here is a recipe for roasted broccoli with pine…

Teachable Moment

Congressman Jamie Raskin visited Bullis School in Potomac to have an informal roundtable discussion during one of the first weeks of school. It was a beautiful day back in September. "All politics is local" was the theme of their discussion. A teachable moment, Jamie was happy to engage with the students and answer their mindful questions.

Turkey Day Workout with Wyatt

Wyatt Oring is the founder and owner of Your Personal Trainer, LLC. Your Personal Trainer combines personalized and progressive workouts and nutrition plans specifically designed to meet your complete health goals. Enjoy this 8-minute workout that’s quick, simple and will help you burn off your Thanksgiving feast!

Gaithersburg Chamber of Commerce Police Officer Awards

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce honored 25 Upcounty police officers, special operations teams, firefighters and paramedics at the 23rd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast July 13. “We think it’s so important to support our first responders. They protect us every day, and we want[ed] to show them how much we appreciate their service,” GGCC Executive Director Marilyn Balcombe says.