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Elrich to Participate in Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for County’s First Combined Library, Community Recreation Center and Local Park

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 6, 2019

Sunday, Sept. 8; 2 p.m.

11701 Georgia Avenue
Wheaton, MD

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will cut the ribbon for the County’s first combined Library and Community Recreation Center in Wheaton. The 92,000-square foot building will include a library, community recreation center, Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, MD, Inc bookstore, and Wheaton Local Park.

Joining Elrich will be County Council President Nancy Navarro; County Council Vice President Sidney Katz; County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz; Andrew Friedson; Evan Glass; Tom Hucker; Will Jawando; Craig Rice; Hans Riemer; Montgomery County Recreation Director Robin Riley; Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) Chair Casey Anderson; Montgomery County Public Libraries Acting Director Anita Vassallo; Mid-County Regional Services Office Director Luisa Montero-Diaz; General Services Deputy Director Greg Ossont; M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks Director Michael F. Riley; Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, MD, Inc. Executive Director Ari Z. Brooks and members of the community.

Overflow parking is available at the Amherst Garage #45 located at 11304 Amherst Ave. Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation's new Ride On Flex service will provide free roundtrip shuttle service from 1 to 5 p.m. Pickup and drop-off will be at the Amherst entrance of the garage.


Release ID: 19-029
Media Contact: Judy Stiles;  240-463-2442