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Keeping seniors safe. At home. At Comfort Keepers ® , we provide in-home care that helps seniors and others live safe, happy and independent lives in the comfort of their own homes. In-home care services • Personal care • Grocery shopping and errands • Medication management • Companionship and housekeeping • Dementia and Alzheimer’s care • Respite care (301) 340-0100 ComfortKeepers.com/Montgomery-MD © 2020 CK Franchising, Inc. Most offices independently owned and operated. 0620 FAIR ACCESS FOR WESTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY Fair Access represents the interests of farmers, students, senior citizens, churches, and non-profit organizations located in the Agricultural Reserve. We wish to be treated fairly with accessible facilities and services, just like every other part of Montgomery County. Our goal: A 21st century high school with co-located facilities for health, safety, and community services. For More Information Visit: poolesvillemd.gov/fairaccess #FairAccess4WesternMoCoMD S ugarloaf Citizens’ Association After years of pressure from SCA and other groups to improve water pollution controls on effluent that the Dickerson GenOn coal-fired plant releases into the Potomac, the Maryland Department of Environment at last instituted stronger regulations. Rather than comply, GenOn is closing the plant—the second largest industrial polluter in Montgomery County, just after the Dickerson trash incinerator! We will continue to prod county officials to develop a robust “zero waste” plan for our trash. Even in these difficult economic times, the County has budgeted for increased education and enforcement for recycling, and new programs for composting commercial and residential food waste. These steps will enhance the day the Dickerson trash incinerator can be shuttered for good. While SCA has long focused on protecting the Ag Reserve environment, our dedication to supporting farming that can provide more local products to the community while enhancing community climate resilience is an emergent priority. You can read more about the transformation of Linden Farm, our headquarters in Dickerson, in this issue! Linden Farm • Dickerson, MD • 301-349-4889 info@sugarloafcitizens.org • www.sugarloafcitizens.org