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Avoiding drunk driving over the holidays and alternative transport options are focus of today's “En Sintonía con el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery”

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 7, 2018

ROCKVILLE, Md., December 7, 2018—Bianca Kling, spokesperson for the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD), and Kurt Gregory Erickson, president of the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP), will be the featured guests on this week’s episode of En Sintonía con el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery (Tuned in with the Montgomery County Council), airing today, December 7 at 2:30 p.m. on Radio America (WACA 1540AM). The program will focus the importance of refraining from driving drunk over the holidays; tips for pedestrian safety; and the importance of driving with a valid driver’s license. Kurt Gregory Erickson will discuss WRAP’s SoberRide program, which will be in operation nightly from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. between December 14 and December 31.

The Montgomery County Council and Radio America have entered a partnership that provides the Latino community with key information on issues and programs. The partnership also provides a forum for residents to express views and ask questions. The partnership includes the weekly one-hour show each Friday on the Washington metropolitan area’s most popular Spanish language station. Lilian Mass is the show’s host.

Each week, the show features guests talking about important issues before the Council and provides information about programs offered by the County to help residents.

In addition to the radio broadcast, the show can be heard via the Internet at: .

Video links with a summary of the show are available each week at the County Council's mobile friendly web site at: .

You can also watch on Facebook Live: @concejodelcondadodemontgomery .

Release ID: 18-315
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 240-777-7926 , Juan Jovel 240-777-7931