Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Learn how the Greater Glenmont Civic Association, the county government, and the Montgomery Housing Partnership collaborated to create the signs.
Have you noticed the "Welcome to Glenmont" signs? The five signs are the result of cooperation between the county government, the Greater Glenmont Civic Association and the nonprofit Montgomery Housing Partnership. The county funded the project with multiple grants adding up to $10,000. "Signs help to define a neighborhood," said MHP President Rob Goldman at an unveiling ceremony Wednesday afternoon. Goldman is a Glenmont resident. County Executive Isiah Leggett and Council Vice President Nancy Navarro, who also spoke at the ceremony, praised the community's effort and encouraged the GGCA to be an active participant in the Glenmont Sector Plan process. GGCA President Amanda Bernhardt shared her hopes that the signs will generate interest …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
What do you think of the new "Welcome to Glenmont" signs?
If you've driven through Glenmont on Randolph Road or Georgia Avenue lately, you may have noticed some new signage. The Greater Glenmont Civic Association installed five "Welcome to Glenmont" signs in collaboration with the Montgomery Housing Partnership, according to Amanda Bernhardt, president of the GGCA. The community organization will officially unveil the signs on Sept. 12 at 1:30 p.m. in the Shoppers Food Warehouse parking lot on Randolph Road. What do you think of the new signs? Tell us in the comments.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Check out our weekend picks for activities and events in and around Wheaton.
Here are some suggestions for fun activities for the weekend of May 19-20: The Taste of Wheaton Festival is Wheaton's biggest annual event, attracting people from all over Montgomery County and beyond to sample the food sold in small "tastes" by Wheaton's eclectic range of restaurants. Area nonprofits and local businesses (including Wheaton Patch!) will set up booths and give away freebies. Come and enjoy the live music, and be sure to bring the kids. Where: Downtown Wheaton, on the Triangle parking lot on Reedie Drive When: Sunday, May 20, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Greater Glenmont Civic Association is holding its first-ever community yard sale on Hathaway Drive this Saturday. Where: 12700 block of Hathaway Drive When: Saturday, May 20, 9 a.m…