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Media Advisory

Inaugural Ceremony for Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and the 19th County Council

For Immediate Release: Friday, November 30, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018


Monday, December 3, 2018 Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD. 11 a.m.

The official swearing in ceremony for new Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and the 19th Montgomery County Council will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for entrance. Tickets will be provided immediately before the event (starting at 9:30 a.m.) at Strathmore.

County Executive Elrich, who will become the County’s seventh County Executive, served three terms on the County Council prior to being elected County Executive in November. Councilmembers to be sworn in include re-elected incumbents Tom Hucker, Sidney Katz, Nancy Navarro, Craig Rice and Hans Riemer and newly elected at-large Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Evan Glass and Will Jawando and District 1 Councilmember Andrew Friedson.

No parking will be provided at the Music Center.

Attendees can take free shuttle buses to the event, which will run every 15 minutes. Shuttles will run from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. from the Bethesda North Marriott Conference Center Garage (5701 Marinelli Rd. in Rockville). Shuttles will run from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. from Monumental Realty Executive Plaza Garage (6120 Executive Blvd. in Rockville) and the County Executive Office Building Circle (101 Monroe St. in Rockville). Free parking will be available at the first two locations. The event is also accessible via the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro station.

For further information, visit the inauguration website at

The inauguration can also be viewed live on County Cable Montgomery (Channel 6 in standard format, Channels 996 and 1056 in HD on Comcast and RCN; Channel 30 on Verizon).

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Release ID: 18-188
Media Contact: Sonya Burke 240-855-9813