Category: Community

From the Foundation

New Board Members The Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF) recently held its annual meeting, and three new members were appointed to the 11-member board. Katy Thoms, Brendan Emerson and Lake Coulson are replacing outgoing members Norman Katz, Lynda Ullmer Gage and…

Montgomery County News

311 System Launched Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced last month the official launch of MC311, the county’s new online and telephone information system. The public is now able to access Montgomery County government information and non-emergency services online or…

Kentlander Moves Up the Career Ladder

Kentlander and Quince Orchard High School (QOHS) Class of 1999 graduate Adam Cuthbert was recently named a Directors’ Guild of America (DGA) trainee, a position given in conjunction with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers to just 1…

Remembering a Swim Team Dad

Timer in hand, Dean Thrush was a fixture poolside at almost every Lakelands Lionfish swim meet. Even with a pump delivering chemotherapy treatment into his body, Thrush volunteered as a timer for the team he loved. On June 12, the…

Lakelands Snack Bar Moves Forward

Lifeguards, lounge chairs and lap lanes were all in place for the summer pool season at Lakelands, but instead of finding a snack bar open for treats, community residents have had to bring their own. It now appears Bryan Gerber…

Ehrlich Visits Kentlands

Maryland gubernatorial candidate Bob Ehrlich visited Potomac Pizza in Kentlands on June 7 to unveil his “entrepreneur agenda” to help small businesses. He said his plan will help small businesses by lowering their tax burden, improving unemployment insurance and changing…

Cycle of Frustration

Unless it is raining, physicist Alan Migdall rides his bike every day to his job at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) campus in Gaithersburg where he’s been employed for over 25 years. Migdall is an avid cyclist…