About Councilmember Navarro

I serve as the Council Vice-President and the Montgomery County Councilmember representing District 4. I am the chair of the Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee and also serve on the Health and Human Services Committee.

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October 28, 2009

Free Legal Advice Clinics!

The Montgomery County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Program, in partnership with the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, will have free evening legal advice consultations for low-income community residents at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center on the following dates:
  • October 1
  • October 8
  • November 5
  • November 12
  • December 3
  • December 10
The clinics are held in the evening from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

These legal consultations span a variety of topics, including custody, child support, debts, and immigration. You must complete a client intake within the first half hour to be assisted. Space is limited, so please be on time!

You may call the following client intake lines Monday through Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • (301) 424-7651
  • (301) 424-7652
  • (301) 424-7633
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The Parent Academy Fall 2009 Workshops

Welcome Back to Another Exciting Series of the MCPS Parent Academy!

Parent Academy workshops are designed to inform and empower parents as advocates and partners in their children's education. You can choose topics related to student achievement, advocating for your child, guiding your child's decision-making and behind the scenes tours of transportation, food services, Montgomery College, and the Universities at Shady Grove.

All workshops are FREE and held at locations throughout Montgomery County. Child care and interpretation service is provided.

For additional information, visit our website at www.mcpsparentacademy.org

Sign up for one or more workshops today!

To see a list of workshops and more information regarding registration (including the registration form), download the PDF here.
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Celebrate America Recycles Day!

America Recycles Day!

Paper Shredding/Recycling & Donation Drop-Off
Shred and recycle your personal papers and donate usable clothing and household goods at these locations (Montgomery County residents only):

Saturday, November 14 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Upcounty Regional Services Center
12900 Middlebrook Road
Germantown, MD 20874


Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center
3300 Briggs Chaney Road
Silver Spring, MD 20904

Sunday, November 15 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

John F. Kennedy High School
1901 Randolph Road
Silver Spring, MD 20902

Sunday, November 15 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Walt Whitman High School
7100 Whittier Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817

These events will occur, rain or shine.

Services provided by Office Paper Systems, The Arc of Montgomery County Thrift Store, Lupus Foundation of America, Vietnam Veterans of America, and National Children's Center, Inc.

On-Site Paper Shredding and Recycling Guidelines
Services provided by Office Paper Systems

Paper shredding is available at no charge to Montgomery County residents only (no businesses are permitted).
  • Cars must be in line by closing time
  • All types of paper such as financial and legal documents, receipts, and tax and medical records will be accepted for shredding
  • Paper with staples or paper clips is acceptable
  • Envelopes with plastic windows are acceptable
  • No plastic or electronic items such as credit cards, CDs, or computer disks
  • Limit: five paper bags or small boxes per household
Clothing and Household Goods Donation Guidelines
Benefiting The Arc of Montgomery County Thrift Store, Lupus Foundation of America, Vietnam Veterans of America, and National Children's Center, Inc.

Bring quality items that are in working/usable condition. Please bring clothing and small loose items in bags or boxes.
  • Clean clothing, shoes, accessories, and bed and bath items
  • Miscellaneous household goods such as dining ware, pots and pans, glassware, picture frames, stuffed animals, games, power tools, small electronic, and garden tools
  • Books, CDs, DVDs, etc.
  • Furniture and other items such as tables, chairs, lamps, and exercise/sporting equipment
  • Do not bring large heavy furniture items such as sofas or loveseats, mattresses, large appliances, automobile parts, construction materials, televisions, computer monitors, or food
For more information, please contact the Montgomery County Division of Solid Waste Services by phone at (240) 777-6410, by fax at (240) 777-6465, by e-mail at recycle@montgomerycountymd.gov or by visiting www.montgomerycountymd.gov/recycling.
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A College Fair and Symposium with Congresswoman Donna Edwards

A College Fair and Symposium
Hosted by Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (MD-4)

Planning for Future Success:

Helping students and families understand and navigate the college application process

Saturday, November 14, 2009
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Road
Bowie, MD
(301) 860-4000

Representatives From:
  • Colleges and universities
  • Testing centers
  • Career training institutions
Learn More About:
  • Financial aid resources
  • Post-secondary education opportunities
Learn How to Write:
  • Winning applications
  • Essays
  • Resumes
For more information, visit www.DonnaEdwards.house.gov or call (301) 516-7601
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