The Mid-County Regional Service Center (RSC) serves a population of approximately 220,000 individuals and businesses in an area that extends from the Beltway to Howard County and includes such communities as Ashton, Aspen Hill, Brookeville, Capital View, Derwood, Forest Glen, Glenmont, Kemp Mill, Kensington, Layhill, Norbeck, Olney, Sandy Spring, Upper Rock Creek, and Wheaton.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Past Mid-County Information October 2014

  • RECRUITING VOTERS TO SERVE AT THE POLLS - Have you ever considered serving your community by working at the polls on Election Day? Montgomery County's Board of Elections is seeking registered voters to manage polling places and provide customer service as an Election Judge on Tuesday, November 4.  To apply online, or for more information, visit and select the Election Judges' link. For other election information, call 240-777-VOTE.
  • BILINGUAL VOTERS NEEDED TO SERVE AT THE POLLS - The Montgomery County Board of Elections is seeking bilingual voters to work at early voting centers and at polling places on Election Day.  If you are interested in taking this leadership position in your community, please contact the Montgomery County Board of Elections at 240-777-8532, download an election judge questionnaire from our website at, or e-mail Dr. Gilberto Zelaya.  
  • MID-COUNTY REGIONAL CENTER announces New Website & Toolkit The Mid-County Regional Center is happy to announce an updated website with information for residents, businesses and organizations in Mid-County.  One new feature of the website is the creation of the new updated Mid -County Community Toolkit.The toolkit is meant to assist residents in working towards starting, improving, and growing civic associations, which are important forums for county residents to address matters within their communities.
  • ATTENTION ALL HOME OWNER ASSOCIATIONS - the Mid-County Regional Center is updating its contact information for all Home Owner Associations in Mid-County. Please call at 240-777-8104 or email her here to update your HOA's information. 
  • Libraries and Schools Partner With Ride On to Sell SmarTrip Cards; Kids Ride Free Expanded use this link for more information.
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY TO HOLD VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVES AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: Saturday, September 6: Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Rd, Kensington Park Library, 4201 Knowles Avenue, Kensington MD 
  • Montgomery County's Fall Guide for Recreation and Parks Programs Now Available. Use this link.
  • Excel Beyond the Bell Symposium: Promoting  Social Emotional Learning through Creative Connections for more information click here.
  • Nonprofit Leadership Boot Camp for more information click here.
  • Upcoming Fire Department Open Houses it's the perfect time to check your smoke alarms!  October is Fire Prevention Month and fire stations across Montgomery County will be hosting educational, family-oriented events and activities.  October 12th 12:00-4:00pm, Kensington Volunteer Fire Department, Station 5, 10620 Connecticut Ave., Kensington MD. 240-773-4705 
  • Upcoming Fire Department Open Houses October 5  1:00 - 4:00 pm Sandy Springs Volunteer Fire Department, 16911 Georgia Ave., Olney MD. 240-773-4740 
  • Zoning Code Training on October 7, Planning Department staff will host a training on the new zoning code. A presentation geared towards community members will be followed by a question and answer session.  For more information click here.  
  • County to Host Town Hall Meeting Regarding Bullying in Schools for more information please call 240-777-8450.
  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day for more information  Click here 
  • Public Invited to Infant Mortality Forum For more information, contact Pat Keating at 301-754-7163 or by email.
  • National Voter Registration Day 2014 To check to see if you are registered and for more information click here.
  • The Gilchrist Center is pleased to announce its upcoming Job Search Workshop for more information please see flyer.
  • Residents Invited to Participate in Live Online Discussion with County Executive Ike Leggett for more information call 240-777-6507.
  • Ride On Invites the Public to Comment on its Revised Title VI Policies that Prohibit Discrimination for more information click here
  • Public Hearing Aspen Hill Minor Master Plan Amendment for September 11, at 8787 Georgia Ave. Silver Spring, MD 20910.  Click here for more information.
  • Public Forum Hosted by Human Trafficking Task Force Postponed.  For more information please call County Executive's office at 240-777-2522   
  • Department of Permitting Services Hosts International Green Construction Code (IgCC) Public Work Session Briefing on September 3, 2014.  Click here for more information.
  • Public hearing on the Sandy Spring Rural Village Plan on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 8787 Georgia Ave. Silver Spring, MD 20910. Click here for more information.
  • Free College Prep Workshop To be Held at Davis Library On August 27 use this link or call Davis Library at 240-777-0922. 
  • Montgomery County Sister City Mission to India: Hyderabad,  Raipur,  Delhi,  Amritsar and Mumbai.  Click here for more information.
  • The Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee will be holding their next monthly meeting on October 14th at 6:30pm at the Mid-County Regional Center located at 2424 Reedie Drive, 1st floor conference room. 
  • October 9, - Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at Holiday Park Senior Center
  • October 7, - Montgomery County Hispanic Heritage Event and "Harvest of Empire" Film Screening, Executive Office Building Auditorium, Rockville. 
  • American Film Institute Latin American Film Festival-September 18-October 8th, 2014.  For more information click here.
  • Noyes Family Hoedown  to support the Noyes Children's Library Foundation.  For more information see website. 
  • Trucktoberfest: Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival.  Click here for more information
  • Sept. 20th Les Dames d'Escoffier guided gourmet walking tour of the Wheaton Business District
  • Join Montgomery Parks Staff and help Sligo Creek on Sunday, September 21st. 
  • Public Invited to Participate in  World Car Free Day Monday, September 22 for more information please visit website.
  • Maker Faire Coming to Silver Spring -Sunday, September 14 from noon to 5 p.m.  For more information click here
  • Montgomery County Friendship Picnic:   When: Sunday, September 14, 2014, Time: 1pm to 5pm, Where: Wheaton Regional Park