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Resource Fair Held for Families in Wheaton Featuring Food Pantry, Medical Screenings and Family Support Programs

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

WHEATON, Md., Dec. 4, 2019--On Saturday, Dec. 7, Councilmember Nancy Navarro and District 18 Senator Jeff Waldstreicher and Delegates Al Carr, Emily Shetty and Jared Solomon are sponsoring a Family Resource Fair that will feature over 30 community organizations, governmental agencies and local businesses providing services to families across the county. The fair will feature free flu shots, medical screenings, a pop-up food pantry, and resource tables on child care vouchers, utility bill assistance, aging and disability services, youth development programs, voter registration and more. Kids will enjoy face painting, shooting baskets in the new recreation center’s gym and receiving new reflective gear provided through Montgomery County’s pedestrian safety Vision Zero campaign.

WHAT: Family Resource Fair sponsored by Councilmember Nancy Navarro and District 18 Senator Jeff Waldstreicher and Delegates Al Carr, Emily Shetty and Jared Solomon
WHEN: Saturday, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: Social Hall of the Wheaton Recreation Center, 11701 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Md.

PARTICIPANTS:
Councilmember Nancy Navarro
Senator Jeff Waldstreicher
Delegate Al Carr
Delegate Emily Shetty
Delegate Jared Solomon
A Wider Circle
Alta Health Care Services, LLC
CASA
Dental Design of Wheaton
Every Mind
FAs Marketplace
Holiday Park Senior Center
Housing Opportunities Commission
Identity, Inc.
Interfaith Works
Kaiser Permanente
Latino Child Care Association of Maryland, Inc.
Latino Health Initiative
MANNA Food Center
Maryland Department of Labor -- American Job Center
Montgomery College
Montgomery County Aging and Disability Services
Montgomery County Board of Elections
Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
Montgomery County Department of Transportation
Montgomery County Food Council
Proyecto Salud
Priority Partners MCO
Silver Spring Christian Reformed Church
US Census Bureau
Wheaton Recreation Center
Wheaton Library

Release ID: 19-382
Media Contact: Delegate Jared Solomon 301-802-5985