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Who Knew Chocolate & Wine Could be so Good? Linganore Wine Celebrates "Cask to Kisses' Wine Tasting

Who Knew Chocolate & Wine Could be so Good? Linganore Wine Celebrates "Cask to Kisses' Wine Tasting

One of Maryland's finest wineries is offering a Valentine's Day deal too hard to pass up.

For $8.00 per plate, customers get the chance to sample:

  • Delicious chocolates paired with select wines
  • Award-winning wine tastings
  • Guided tours of the winery
  • Information on pairing from our staff

Enjoy a warm, cordial atmosphere inspired by great wines, fun times and wonderful visitors who make these events such memorable affairs.

Landmark Maryland Store Closes

Landmark Maryland Store Closes

The landmark Poole's Store along the C&O Canal in Poolesville has closed, The Gazette reported. The stores items were auctioned off to more than 160 bidders.

GolfTEC Opens Golf Instruction Facility in Montgomery County, MD

GolfTEC Opens Golf Instruction Facility in Montgomery County, MD
The Leader in High-Tech Golf Instruction Opens a New Location in Montgomery County, Maryland. GolfTEC is pleased to now provide industry leading golf lessons in Montgomery County, Maryland.

GolfTEC, the world leader in high-tech golf instruction, is pleased to announce that the GolfTEC North Bethesda Improvement Center in Rockville, MD is now open. The new Golf Improvement Center is located at 5056 Nicholson Lane, Suite A, Rockville, Maryland 20852 inside of the Nicholson Plaza Shopping Center. Players can now enjoy GolfTEC golf instruction in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Limited Time Offer

GolfTEC North Bethesda Improvement Center is offering a lesson/evaluation at a huge discounted price (72% discount off regular in-store $195 price) if you mention this press release:

Montgomery County's New Sunday Liquor Sales Prove Vodka is a Residential Favorite

Montgomery County's New Sunday Liquor Sales Prove Vodka is a Residential Favorite

By Scott Broom

KENSINGTON, Md. (WUSA) -- Vodka dominates the taste of Washington area drinkers according to statistics from Montgomery County's Department of Liquor Control and Virginia's ABC.

In Montgomery County, 5 of the top 6 selling brands are vodkas, according to George Griffin, Director of the Department of Liquor Control.

"It reflects a national trend that's gone on for over a decade," Griffin said. "There's sort of a return to the cocktail culture. Some people blame it on the Cosmopolitan being popular again after 'Sex in the City'."

Virginia's Alcohol Control Board also reports Vodka brands as the biggest sellers statewide.

In Montgomery County, the top six brands are:

Poolesville Teens Open Up The Skate Shack 301

Transworld Business reports that while most high school seniors are worrying about where to apply to college and homecoming, Rudy Martin and Sid Egly spend their time running their own skateboard shop. Based out of Poolesville, Maryland, the two boys, both 17, opened up The Skate Shack 301 about five months ago, and haven’t looked back since.

For Martin and Egly—who both started skating close to eight years ago—the shop and the culture surrounding it has become a big part of their lives. “As the years went by we realized we weren’t quite good enough to become professional skaters, but we wanted to keep the sport of skateboarding a part of our life,” says Egly. “We knew enough about skateboarding that we could help others achieve this goal or at least help them have fun skating.”

Company to Give Away a Heating System

My Plumber Heating and Cooling prides itself on a long history of giving back to the communities that it serves.  As company founder R. Wendell Presgrave explains it, “We consider it our privilege to give something back to the communities that provide our living, and frankly, we love having the opportunity.”  My Plumber has collected many tons of food for the hun­gry, performed free or deeply discounted plumbing repairs for homeless shelters and in private homes throughout Northern Virginia and Suburban Maryland, and sponsored sports teams, school plays and many other educational activities.  The company also has a tradition of replacing, for free, the oldest, ugliest heating system that it can find each autumn.

Be a Member of the MoCo Public Library Teen Advisory Group

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is recruiting members for its Teen Advisory Group, and teens, ages 14-18, who would like to promote library programming for teens and advocate for teen library service are invited to apply online through the library website, www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library.

Teens who like to read, write, and are interested in interviewing authors and public officials for the MCPL Teensite page or would like to work with Facebook, YouTube and/or video productions can check out details on the website.

Applications are due by September 11.  Candidates will be interviewed the week of September 20.  Teens accepted in the program will serve from September 2010 to May 2011 and will meet on a monthly basis.

For more details, check the MCPL website, or for questions, email teensite@montgomerycountymd.gov