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Salt and Pepper Cooking Classes a Hit at White Flint Mall

Salt and Pepper Cooking Classes a Hit at White Flint Mall

Home Cooks Brian Reeve and Chef "Tee" Terrell Danley showed everyone how to whip up great, no fuss foods for the big game.

The guys educated, entertained and gave out samples of the following dishes:

 *   Brian's Cheer-rific Chili! -- Brian spices things up with his version of this hearty one-pot classic.

 *   Chef Tee's Poppin' Potato Skins --  Chef Tee works his magic by sprucing up baked potatoes with Brian's Cheer-rific Chilli.

 *   Chef Tee's Flaming Hot Wings -- Chef Tee puts his spin on America's most popular Super Bowl dish.

 *   Brian's Easy Guacamole -- This is so easy and good that you'll make it for every party.

Missing Gaithersburg Woman Dies After Being Found

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police 5th/6th District Investigative section have been investigating the circumstances surrounding a missing 77-year-old woman from Gaithersburg.

Officers and Detectives from the 6th District, Montgomery County Police K-9 and bloodhound teams, Gaithersburg Police, and two Maryland State Police helicopters performed an extensive and lengthy search in an effort to locate Ms. Brown.

Just before 10:00 a.m. this morning, she was found near a walking path behind Gaithersburg High School.  Fire/Rescue personnel transported her to an area hospital for treatment of exposure and hypothermia.           

Despite being located and receiving emergency care, Addie Marie Brown died at 11:28 a.m. this morning.  The exposure to the extreme cold throughout the night most likely contributed to her death. 

2nd Annual Bio Medical Competition

2nd Annual Bio Medical Competition

National Institutes of Health Co-Sponsors
National Library of Medicine, NIH Office of Communications and Public Health
NIH Office of Science Education, and the National Human Genome Research Institute

On February 7th from 5:30pm-9pm, the Patriots Technology Training Center will host its 2nd annual Bio Medical Competition at the U.S. National Library of Medicine, 8600 Rockville Pike, in Bethesda MD  20894.  Their goal is to encourage students to further their interest in various medical fields.  Please visit their website (www.patriots-ttc.org) to view the 2010 Bio-Medical Competition co-sponsored by The Library of Medicine.

Eight high school and one home school team will present a five-page research paper, brochure, slide show, one-page web site, display board, and an oral presentation on one of the medical careers listed below: 

Germantown Man Recieves $200K for Wrong Arrest Settlement

Germantown Man Recieves $200K for Wrong Arrest Settlement

On Nov. 29, 2007, Yakov Shapiro, a distinguished violinist, was preparing for a day of family and music — his two great loves — when there was a knock at the door of his Germantown, Md., home.  The Maryland Daily Record reports that when Shapiro opened the door, three Montgomery County police officers asked the 60-year-old immigrant his name and then announced, to his shock, that he was under arrest. The charges: child sexual abuse.

Come to find, the police had the wrong “Y. Shapiro.” The Baltimore police detective investigating the real molester, a former bar mitzvah teacher in Baltimore named Yisroel Shapiro, had made a careless error in drawing up the warrant.

Holidays 2010 – ‘Tis the Season to Grow

Holidays 2010 – ‘Tis the Season to Grow

Year-end holiday stress on top of double-digit unemployment and an economy that threatens to relapse into recession has left many Americans feeling utterly helpless and hopeless.  This makes winter 2010 a perfect season for personal growth. 

We all experience key moments in both our personal and professional lives.  I define a ‘key moment’ as a triggering event or situation which presents a challenge and elicits (or demands) a response.  The important thing is not so much the moment itself, but how we respond to it.  

Because when a key moment occurs, we make an important choice to make.  Consciously or unconsciously, we will choose how we will respond.  In large measure, the quality of our lives, our happiness, and our personal effectiveness are determined by that response and how we handle the challenge of a key moment.  

Wiki Leaks and Whistleblowers: Why Private Information Goes Public

Ask an average person to name a whistleblower and they’re likely to think of ‘private citizens’ like Erin Brokovich, Karen Silkwood, and Jeffrey Wigand or journalists like Carl Berstein and Bob Woodward.  These red, white and blue American whistleblowers have been portrayed in Academy Award-winning movies as admirable people who had the courage to reveal wrongdoing in workplaces and government agencies in a spirit of justice.  

But are there other motivations that drive people to release sensitive documents and information that bring down companies and governments?  I believe the answer is yes.  Fame is certainly a motivator...and so is vengeance.  Employers in the private and public sectors that stubbornly refuse to acknowledge the link between employee engagement and corporate security are likely to find themselves the victims of leaks. 

Gaithersburg Marriott Staff Served Thanksgiving to Firefighters

Being away from family on Thanksgiving was a little easier this year for firefighters at Station #31 in North Potomac, Md., thanks to associates of the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center (Gaithersburg Marriott). Hotel representatives dished out traditional holiday fare especially for 10 of these heroes on November 23.

“We rely on the firefighters at station #31 to keep our guests and associates safe,” says Michele Pajot, general manager at the Gaithersburg Marriott. “Bringing them this special meal and presenting it with holiday flare is one way that we can thank them for the selfless work that they do every day.”

The executive chef and other hotel associates planned and created a special meal for the firefighters, in the midst of the hotel’s own busy holiday season. Firefighters feasted on honey poached turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, pecan, pumpkin and sweet potato pies and other holiday favorites.