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50+: Vital Living Through Volunteering - A Special Program Designed to Help County Residents Over 50 Find Their Best Volunteer Fit - To Be Held at New Locations

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The Montgomery County Volunteer Center and its 50+ Volunteer Network, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), Montgomery County Vital Living Network, and Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, will hold its next three  free programs at County libraries to help attendees find their best volunteer fit. The first presentations held at the Gaithersburg, Bethesda, Twinbrook, Silver Spring, White Oak, and Rockville Libraries received positive feedback, with requests for additional locations.

The next 50+: Vital Living Through Volunteering events will be held at three separate venues:

  • Thursday, Feb. 27, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Chevy Chase Library at 8005 Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase
  • Tuesday, March 3, from 1to 2 p.m. at the Wheaton Library at 11701 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring
  • Monday, March 30, from 1 to2 p.m. at the Potomac Library at 10101 Glenolden Drive in Potomac

The program will feature Deborah Missal and Gretchen Zekiel, Senior Fellows/Program Managers, 50+ Volunteer Network.  Topics will include:

  • The Montgomery County Volunteer Center's rich resources for exploring volunteer opportunities
  • The 50+ Volunteer Network that offers personal consultations and guidance in finding an opportunity that is the right fit
  • Real examples of how volunteers and nonprofits have connected to make a great match

No registration is required. Attendees will also receive the 50+ Vital Living Networker containing resource information about living well as you age in Montgomery County.

Questions should be emailed to, 50plus@montgomerycountymd.gov. To request sign language interpretation services for library-sponsored programs, email MCPL.DeafAccess@montgomerycountymd.gov, preferably with three business days' notice. To request other accommodations, contact the Chevy Chase Library at 240-773-9590, Wheaton Library at 240-777-0678 or Potomac Library at 240-777-0690.

For more information about the Montgomery County Volunteer Center and its programs as well as future events, visit the website

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Release ID: 20-048
Media Contact: Lorna VirgiliĀ 240-277-8072