Potomac Headlines: Brickyard, New Businesses, Back To School
Check out some of the most popular stories on Potomac Patch this week.
News comes in fast and sometimes it’s hard to keep up with what’s going on in your own backyard. That’s why we’ve put together this list of top Potomac headlines to keep you in the know.
These are some of our stories that have had the most clicks, Tweets or Facebook likes.
New Businesses Coming To Cabin John Mall
Business has been booming lately for the Cabin John Mall located in Potomac. We contacted the mall’s property manager, Valle Bonhag with Carl M. Freeman Companies, to find out what the community can expect next. Read more here.
Are Potomac's Top Earners Also Tightfisted?
A study released by the Chronicle of Philanthropy shows that middle-income earners donate a higher percentage of their discretionary incomes than top earners. Want to know how much Potomac may have donated, if all income levels donated at the same percentage? It’s pretty mind-blowing. Read more here.
Potomac Moms Develop Re-Usable Sandwich Bags
Lunchskins, developed by Potomac residents Cris Bourelly and Kirsten Quigley, are re-usable lunch sacks that parents can use to pack their kids' lunch. An alternative to disposable plastic lunch bags, pop a Lunchskin in the dishwasher after use and save money on all that plastic packaging. Read more about their business here.
Jeweler Sponsors 'Diamond in the Ruff' to Benefit Mutts Matter
Local jewelry Boone & Sons is hosting the Diamond in the Ruff charity and dog adoption event this Sunday, Aug. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its McLean store. The business is donating 20 percent of all sales to Mutts Matter Rescue, bringing in several dogs for a meet-and-greet and donating a $1,250 diamond necklace to be raffled off. One hundred percent of proceeds will go to Mutts Matter Rescue. Read more here.
Organic Farm To Continue Harvesting Crops At Brickyard Road in Potomac
Nick’s Organic Farm faces eviction by Montgomery County and Montgomery County Public Schools so the land can be developed into MSI soccer fields, but a Circuit Court judge last week nullified a lease agreement between Montgomery County and Montgomery County Public Schools, throwing the project into limbo. Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr has now sent a letter officially allowing the farm to operate on the property for the time being. Read more here.
Montgomery County Public Schools Vacation Day Countdown
School hasn't even started yet, but you already may be wondering about fall break. Luckily, Montgomery County Public Schools has released its 2012-2013 school calendar, allowing students and parents to start counting down to the next vacation day. Read more here.
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