Kentlands (Gaithersburg, MD)
About Kentlands (Gaithersburg, MD)
I enjoy daily walks through Kentlands and neighboring Lakelands. When I walk during daylight hours, I enjoy having a camera in hand to capture the colors of the season. The flowers, plants and decorations become my subjects. All of my albums may be viewed on my Facebook page.
Centenarians Will Be Honored at Special Celebration in May  County residents who are ages 100 and older or will turn 100 in 2023 will be honored in May at a special celebration. Montgomery County Recreation is now seeking to identify those residents so they can be invited to the event. Family or friends of a centenarian living in the County who wants to be part of the celebration are asked to fill out this online form or contact the senior programs team at filling out the form, include the centenarian’s name and address and the contact person’s name, email and telephone number.The deadline to submit information is March 10. This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 7530Canon PowerShot G11...
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Volunteers Needed to Work with Victims of Sexual Assault Volunteers are needed to assist sexual assault victims and their families through Montgomery County’s Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program (VASAP), part of the County’s Department of Health and Human Services. Interviews are currently being conducted for the 2023 winter training session.VASAP outreach volunteers donate their time serving victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Volunteers provide 24-hour crisis counseling and companion services at County hospitals and police stations for victims of rape, sexual assault and domestic violence. Bilingual volunteers are encouraged to apply.Volunteers must attend a training program that covers crisis intervention skills and the specialized knowledge of the emotional, me...
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Allrecipes Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken RecipeChef Dolores used the Allrecipes Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken recipe. We enjoyed the results and she asked me to share the recipe with you. Click on the link to view and print the recipe.  Flower, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 7528Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
Learning about ED&C ProceduresThe Physician's Assistant for Dr. Stephen J. Krivda at Montgomery Dermatology Associates called to tell me about the results of a recent biopsy. He advised that I had a squamous cell carcinoma that needed to be removed from the front part of the top of my head. He then asked if I was familiar with electrodesiccation and curettage procedures. I was not familiar with the procedure but agreed to a Friday morning appointment for the removal.  After the ED&C procedure, Dr. Krivda advised that all went well and I was fine until the next appointment scheduled in April. I had to visit Google for details on the procedure.Scraping or burning-off skin growths (also known as electrodesiccation and curettage) can be used for less serious skin cancers, pre-cancers and be...
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Book Recommendation: Horse by Geraldine BrooksI enjoyed reading Horse (2022) an outstanding novel by Geraldine Brooks and highly recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and this book. A discarded painting in a junk pile, a skeleton in an attic, and the greatest racehorse in American history: from these strands, a Pulitzer Prize winner braids a sweeping story of spirit, obsession, and injustice across American historyKentucky, 1850. An enslaved groom named Jarret and a bay foal forge a bond of understanding that will carry the horse to record-setting victories across the South. When the nation erupts in civil war, an itinerant young artist who has made his name on paintings of the racehorse takes up arms for the Union. On a perilous night, he...
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We’re Looking for Our Next Junior Mayor in Gaithersburg Fourth graders in Gaithersburg are encouraged to write essays telling us what they would do if they were mayor. The theme, to be explored in 275 words or less, is “Preserving the Past to Power the Future.” Students are asked to think about the traditions, beliefs, and events they believe have helped make Gaithersburg what it is today and which they would keep and honor and which they would try to change. Finalists will be invited to a panel interview, with the winner being selected as Gaithersburg’s next Junior Mayor. Click here for entry details. The submission deadline is March 1.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 7520Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by R...
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Family Forum on Fentanyl & Life Saving Narcan Training On January 28, from 9:30 - 11:30 am, Clarksburg High School will host a Family Forum on Fentanyl & Life Saving Narcan Training. Panelists will share important information on the dangers and prevalence of fentanyl. Register Here! This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 7518Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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