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Electrical Safety Don't overload electrical outlets/circuits. In many older homes, the capacity of the wiring system has not kept pace with today's modern appliances. Overloaded electrical systems create fire hazards. Watch for these signals of overload: dimming lights when an appliance goes on...
Gaithersburg Summer Camp Job Opportunities Get paid to play. Openings are available for those 16 and older who enjoy working with kids and are talented in arts, music and sports. Gaithersburg's Summer Camp programs run for a total of 8 weeks (mid-June through mid-August), and qualified applican...
Does everyone know what to do in case of a fire? Practice fire drills at home and have two ways out of every room. Fires are frightening and can cause panic. By rehearsing different scenarios, your family will be less likely to waste precious time trying to figure out what to do. Designate a me...
When a potential buyer walks through your home, they need to envision their belongings and decor without being distracted by yours. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Getting Your Home Ready to Sell You would never dream of inviting guests to your house without making...
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Extraordinary Gaithersburg: Linda Hanson Gaithersburg HELP Executive Director Linda Hanson was nominated for a Person of Character award by those who have witnessed her long tradition of selflessness. For this all-volunteer organization, she provides collaborative, inclusive leadership that mak...
Eggplant Parmesan, Bolognese Style “We were making eggplant Parmesan for dinner, and we make it simply Bolognese style. We don't bread the eggplant or add ricotta, mozzarella, (Sicilian style). We grill the eggplant (in our panini machine) with a light olive oil coating, put the slices in a ove...
The pathway to success . . . . and greater achievement is to pull people up. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Pull People Up “There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.” Booker T. Washington 1856 - 1915, African- A...
Art Exhibit and Sunday Afternoon Concert Glenview Mansion Art Gallery presents photographs by Birgit Leiendecker, paintings by Carl Lennartson and photos by Howard Clark. Date February 1, 2015 Time 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Location Glenview Mansion Rockville Civic Center Park 603 Edmonston Drive Ro...
It's National Curmudgeon's Day Today's holiday honors those who "apply the needle of truth of the balloons of hypocrisy." It is celebrated every year on the birthday of W.C. Fields, a comic genius from the Golden Age of Hollywood known for hating children, dogs and all things nice. He was so fond...