Today is Wednesday, Aug. 18 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Governor’s Press Conference: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will give a COVID-19 update at 2 p.m. Watch live on YouTube and Facebook.

2. Weekly County Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Acting Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD), County Cable Montgomery and on the county’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

3. Grant Program: Applications for the Montgomery County Economic Development Grant for Nonprofits close at 5 p.m. Learn more here.

4. Drive-Thru Food Distribution: Stop by Watkins Mill Elementary School in Montgomery Village from 1-2:30 p.m. to receive boxed groceries in your car.

5. Senior Planet Montgomery: Senior Planet Montgomery continues to offer free Zoom classes to senior residents. Today’s classes include “Hosting A Zoom Meeting” and “Online Health Resources.”

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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About Maryam Shahzad

Maryam is a reporter with Montgomery Community Media. She graduated from the University of Maryland in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. Previously, she was an intern with MCM. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @maryam_mcm.