Join us for SFCCA Community Day!!!
Where: Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road
When: Saturday, October 20, 3-6 pm
We have loads of fun activities and entertainment planned along with community tables from local businesses and organizations. This year our Halloween Parade will be part of Community Day. All ghosts, goblins, superheroes and company are invited to meet at the front doors of the Senior Center at 4 pm in costume. We’ll parade up Portland Road and back down Dallas Avenue, ending at South Four Corners Park. Donations of cookies or treats are welcome and can be dropped off at the park starting at 3:45 pm. Other events include:
Crafts and Games for Kids
Snacks and Drinks
Pumpkin Putt Putt
Montgomery County Fire Department
Plant/Seed Swap, and
Food Drive—please bring a non-perishable item to donate to a local Food Bank
This is also a great time to renew your SFCCA membership for the year—only $15 per family. A membership table will be set up with more information.
Community Day set up begins at 2 pm and clean up is at 6 pm. Volunteers are needed to help with this! Email Earl Shoop at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help.
Come out and join the fun!!!
Please join us for a special two-part meeting:
- Featured Guest Speakers: Officers Laurie Reyes and Tara Bond from the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) Autism/IDD/Alzheimer’s Outreach Program. Officers Reyes and Bond will provide an overview of the program, which supports people with these conditions, their caregivers and the community through education, outreach, empowerment, follow up and response.
- Community Forum to Discuss Beltway Expansion. Immediately following, we will have an open forum to share information and resources pertaining to Governor Hogan’s proposal to widen the Beltway. Involved neighbors and SFCCA officers will be on hand to answer questions. Refer to the articles on pages 4 and 5 of the most recent newsletter for up-to-date information on this important topic: https://southfourcorners.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/sfcca-18-sept-oct.pdf
The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is conducting an I-495 & I-270 “Managed Lanes Study” to evaluate alternatives for expanding travel on or along these interstate highways. As noted in a press release, “Any selected build alternative is likely to have significant effects on parkland and . . . significant community impacts.” Please join your neighbors in learning more, attending one of the public presentations on July 24 and 25, and providing input. To learn more, see the attached flyer. You can also follow developments at:
Join your neighbors Tuesday, August 7th from 7 to 8 pm to celebrate the 39th annual National Night Out event at South Four Corners Park on Forest Glen Road. Come meet our local police officers, firefighters, and emergency personnel. This is always a great event! National Night Out is an annual event designed to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships across the nation. Click here to learn more: https://natw.org
Please join us when Ann Keating will share her knowledge of how food and diet can promote a healthy mind and a balanced mood.
As a licensed integrative nutritionist, Ann focuses on how food and diet can be used to help heal various body systems that need support. Ann is passionate about replenishing depleted brain chemistry through diet so that our minds are clear and focused, moods are good, we sleep better, and we stave off dementia or cognitive decline.
Ann regularly leads a 5-week sugar detox workshop called RESTART, and she loves REAL food. She helps teach whole foods cooking classes as well as some integrative health classes at her Alma matter, Maryland University of Integrative Health.
Ann’s presentation, Food and Mood, will address one’s overall diet as well as specific foods that promote a healthy mind and a balanced mood. In addition, Ann will touch on rapidly expanding research on the brain-gut connection and specific steps you can take to help your brain by helping your gut function better.
(Please remember, SFCCA meetings end promptly at 8:30 pm.)
FRIDAY, JUNE 22 at 6:30 pm
Schweinhaut Senior Center Auditorium
Join your neighbors for a movie and freshly popped popcorn as we welcome the summer season with Star Wars: A New Hope. Bring a blanket or chairs for viewing. Costumes welcome!
This year’s primary election to select the candidates who will run in the November 6 general election is fast approaching. Primary Election Day is June 26, with early voting taking place from June 14-21.
The South Four Corners Citizens Association is partnering with other Four Corners civic associations to sponsor a Montgomery County District 5 Candidates’ Forum, to be held Thursday, May 3, from 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the nearby Pine Crest Elementary School, 201 Woodmoor Drive, Silver Spring.
Council District 5 includes greater Silver Spring and the entire Four Corners area. The May 3 forum, which will be held in a question and answer format, is a unique opportunity to meet all three candidates seeking to represent our neighborhood on the County Council and to hear their positions on the issues affecting Four Corners, Silver Spring, and Montgomery County overall. Click here for more details.