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Firefighters Connect with the Community

Helping community is bottom line for Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department deputy fire chief.

Corinne Piccardi, deputy fire chief at Cabin John Park Volunteer fire Department, follows her heart.

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Potomac Family Recognized as ‘Angels in Adoption’

Haiti boy finds home with Freishstat family.

Five-year-old Luke Freishstat is exuberant — about his two older brothers and mom and dad, his classes at Georgetown Hill Elementary, his new friends, his new home in Potomac — but particularly about his chocolate Lab.

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Potomac Day This Saturday

Chamber names its three honorees.

What better way to celebrate Potomac's honorees for the Citizen of the Year, Youth of the Year and Business Leader of the Year than riding at the head of the Potomac Parade — and recognition at Potomac Day 2016?

Potomac Snapshot: Eagle Scout

Bennett William Lunceford, Troop 773, out of the Potomac United Methodist Church, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at the troop Court of Honor on Sept. 27.

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Potomac: Churchill Team Raises Funds for Make-A-Wish

The Churchill Girls Field Hockey team rose to the challenge Friday night on two fronts — they maintained their undefeated record, shutting out Richard Montgomery 3 - 0, and they raised over $5,000 for Make-A-Wish MidAtlantic.

Potomac Column: Responding to Excessive Aircraft Noise

Commentary

Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner, who chairs the council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee, made the following statement regarding the recent increase in significant aircraft noise from planes departing from and arriving to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport that is impacting residents of the county.

Potomac Snapshot: Blessing of the Animals Service

Pastor James Isaacs performs the blessing of the animals ceremony at St. James’ Episcopal Church on Saturday, Oct. 8, with Andrew Iype holding his stuffed animal toy. The Blessing of the Animals Service commemorates the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis is the patron saint of animals, the environment, and religious cooperation.

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Potomac Day Nears

Annual parade, classic car show, music and rides returns Oct. 22.

What’s more fun than a parade, clowns and candy? Scurrying up a climbing wall? Sliding down inflatable slides? Riding a pony, petting an alpaca, or cuddling a pig? Listening to music and nibbling Potomac Pizza’s pizza on a beautiful fall day? Checking out an exquisite 1957 T-Bird or a snazzy Impala from the 1960s? Oct. 22 is Potomac Day 2016 — and Potomac residents are already anticipating the excitement of the annual family day.

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Potomac: 100 Women Who Care

Raising funds locally for local needs.

See a problem – solve a problem. That’s how the “100 Women Who Care” movement started.

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Potomac: A Taste of Serbian Culture

SerbFest DC offered food, music and dance.

Hundreds had a chance to experience Serbian culture and heritage through food, music and dance at SerbFest DC recently.

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Snapshot: Senior Olympics Swimming

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Potomac: RTR Pilates Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Formerly known as Potomac Pilates.

Ten years ago, Reina Offut Pratt launched the first Potomac Pilates studio in a tiny space next to Big Wheel Bikes in the back of the Potomac Village Shopping Center. She was the first in the area to feature Pilates on a reformer.

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Potomac: Local Residents Support ‘Living Classrooms’

“Night at the Yards” to benefit foundation.

“This past year, ‘Living Classrooms’ touched the lives of 35,000 children and young adults who are struggling to succeed against terrible odds,” said Potomac native Thara Taylor, vice president of development for the Living Classrooms Foundation.

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‘Taste in Potomac’ Raises Funds for Adoptions Together

Sharing lessons on the value of family.

“I always wanted to be a Dad and my son is the most important person in my life. He is the one who convinced me to speak before you and tell you the impact that Adoptions Together has made on our lives.” said Marc Blumenstein. He recounted the story of the adoption of his son Zachery — now a college student studying in Europe — as photos were displayed before the sell-out crowd at the “Taste in Potomac” Saturday evening.

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Potomac: Sunday on the Farm with Friends

A day at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary.

For supporters of Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary’s annual Open House fundraiser in Poolesville the day broke warm and sunny and stayed that way, and reflected the caring that brought visitors to this Eden-like farm dedicated to helping abandoned and abused farm animals.

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