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Council President Katz to host sixth weekly business and economic development briefing on Zoom, Friday, June 12 at 12:30 p.m.

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 9, 2020—Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz will host the sixth installment in his ongoing series of virtual business briefings for County residents on Friday, June 12 at 12:30 p.m. The briefing will take place on the online video communications platform Zoom. 

Council President Katz will be joined by Monica Jeffries Hazangeles, president and CEO of Strathmore; Debra Fyodorov, managing director of the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center (Montgomery College); and Suzan Jenkins, CEO of the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. Participants will discuss issues around offering live music and performances at local performing arts establishments and venues as the County continues Phase 1 of the gradual reopening of its economy.

“Live music, theater and performing arts are such an integral part of our local culture and our sense of community in Montgomery County,” said Council President Katz. “I am personally looking forward to local businesses and arts establishments being able to offer more options for live entertainment to residents again, and I’m eager to discuss the path forward in depth with my guests on this Friday’s business briefing.”

Residents can submit their questions for Council President Katz and the other participants by e-mailing Councilmember.Katz@MontgomeryCountyMD.Gov. Residents will also have the opportunity to submit questions in the Zoom chat during the question and answer portion of the briefing. Residents must register ahead of time by emailing Councilmember.Katz@MontgomeryCountyMD.Gov to participate. Residents will receive the Zoom call information by email when they register.

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Release ID: 20-248
Media Contact: Lisa Mandel-Trupp 240-777-7812