Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


Helping Employers Keep the Lights On

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From Councilmember Friedson’s Office:

The Council yesterday approved a $20 million Public Health Emergency Grant Fund to help local businesses and nonprofits pay employees and operating costs during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Over the last week, we worked collaboratively with the County Executive and his staff throughout the process and have every expectation that they will be able to implement the Grant Program as quickly as possible, so our local employers can get the support they desperately need.…

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Strathmore can entertain you during your home stay

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Please also keep a close eye on Strathmore’s Facebook page as the central home for live and recorded video content to brighten your days of social distancing. 

Join Strathmore on their Facebook page for their Live from the Living Room series! Catch short, uplifting performances every Wednesday at 7:30pm from their talented AIR artists.…

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Support our local restaurants during the pandemic!

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A comprehensive list of restaurants in North Bethesda offering take out and delivery can be found on Visit Montgomery. Please, if you can, patronize our local Pike District/White Flint restaurants during this difficult time.

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Some Coronavirus Songs to Make you Smile

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Adversity clearly brings out the creative genius in many people.  Enjoy this selection of Covid-19 songs to brighten your day and fill some time as you shelter in place.

We’re All Home Bound

“Stayin’ Inside” – Corona Virus Bee Gees Parody 

My Corona Home – (“Kokomo” Parody Song)

What the World Needs Now – for Virtual Orchestra

“U CAN’T TOUCH THIS” – COVID 19 Edition – Made Entirely With Healthcare Products

Coronavirus Rhapsody 

One Day More – A Quarantined #BroadwayLipSync 

The Broadway Coronavirus Medley 

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Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund Programs for Businesses

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Do you own a small business? Here are some Maryland funding resources that you might find helpful as we make our way through the coronavirus pandemic.

Maryland has authorized $130 million in loan and grant funding for small businesses and manufacturers that have been negatively impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). This emergency assistance provides interim relief and proceeds that can be used to pay cash operating expenses including payroll, suppliers, rent, fixed debt payments and other mission critical cash operating costs.…

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Hungry? Here are the Pike District restaurants offering curbside pickup and/or delivery.

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Courtesy of Bethesda Beat

City Perch
www.cityperch.com; (301) 231-2310
Open: 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., daily
Delivery: Carryout only
Details: Regular menu

Fogo de Chao
www.fogodechao.com/location/bethesda; (301) 841-9200
Open: Monday and Tuesday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 9 p.m.
Delivery: Carryout only
Details: Regular menu

Jinya
https://jinya-ramenbar.com

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More on the budget

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Normal life continues in some ways — and one of those ways is the county budget. Before you reach the end of the internet in a mostly futile attempt to entertain yourself, take a minute and read up on this year’s budget. There’s a lot going on with this budget — including a rise in the property tax proposed by the County Executive and already dismissed by 8 of the 9 council members.…

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A Note from Pike & Rose

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To our customers, neighbors and friends,

As we collectively navigate through uncharted waters, we appreciate the compassion and patience you are extending to our shops, restaurants and venues.

Some of our restaurants will remain open for carryout and delivery, as well as for gift card purchases. Please consider placing your meal orders with them.…

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