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Nourish Now Launches Food With Dignity

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Tamica Hall (second from right), Nourish Now volunteer coordinator, works with volunteers sorting produce at the nonprofit’s Rockville headquarters.

There’s no reason that any family should go hungry in Montgomery County, said Brett Meyers, executive director of Nourish Now. To help low-income families achieve total food security, the Rockville-based nonprofit recently launched its new Food with Dignity program that…

Fight Because You’re Worth It

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QO alum Uriel Casas offers free self-defense workshops.

For Uriel Casas, founder of the Fitsu Fitness Program, teaching women self-defense involves much more than fight tactics. It’s about loving yourself and knowing deep inside that no one has the right to invade your space, harm your body or…

Around Town

Volunteer with the Young Artists Competition Kentlands Community Foundation offers a fun and “artistic” volunteer opportunity on Saturday, Feb. 4. You are invited to help facilitate the City of Gaithersburg’s Young Artists Competition, held in various locations around Kentlands. Volunteers are…

Shop Talk

Businesses Invited to Donate to Austin Cohen Night The Town Courier is sponsoring Austin Cohen Night on Friday, Feb. 3 at Quince Orchard High School. QO hosts Poolesville High School boys’ basketball at 5:30 p.m. and girls’ basketball at 7:15…

Gaithersburg PD Wants to Work More in the Community

Community-oriented policing can mean a lot of things to a lot of different people. In the wake of well-documented tensions between police and citizens around the country, community policing is again gaining traction as an important concept. Although exact definitions…

City Scene

Small Cell Discussion Planned for Feb. 13 Gaithersburg’s Mayor and City Council has been seeking public comment on a proposed standardized right-of-entry agreement/franchise agreement to regulate applications to install small cell facilities, also known as DAS or Distributed Antenna Systems, in City…

At Two Left Feet®, Fun Is Fundamental

Photo | Jocelyn Rawat

Two Left Feet partners with the City of Gaithersburg to bring back the Winter Waltz Ball at the Kentlands Mansion on Friday, Jan. 27, 7 to 10 p.m.

A sense of joy has informed Two Left Feet® Dance Studio (TLF) from its inception. “The name came about because it was funny,” said founder and executive director Christina Vidovich. The goal for her “little dream studio,” Vidovich said, was…