MHP Celebrates End of Metro ‘Turnback’ Policy Affecting Commuters in Wheaton Area

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MHP President Robert A. Goldman joined members of Montgomery County Council, County officials and community representatives in celebrating the end of the Metro “turnback” policy, which meant half of Red Line trains stopped at the Silver Spring Metro station and turned back, rather than continuing on to serve riders trying to get to the Wheaton,...

Apartment Assistance Program ‘Going Green’ Seminar

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Happy Earth Month!

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MHP has many green projects underway as we celebrate Earth Month 2019. One of these is the annual Long Branch Cleanup of Sligo Creek in Silver Spring. A big crowd of volunteers removed many bags of trash and recyclables, and also removed invasive species from the banks of the creek. MHP’s Paul Grenier talks about...

Karaoke Time at The Bonifant

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Residents of The Bonifant, MHP’s quality, affordable senior housing in downtown Silver Spring, have access to a wide array of activities and celebrations that help create a sense of community. Residents recently celebrated National Sing Out Day with a rousing karaoke session:

MHP Advocates for Funds for Affordable Housing, Student Programming

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MHP President Robert Goldman asked the Montgomery County Council to provide more funding for acquisition and preservation of affordable housing in the FY2020 budget. He also asked the council to consider supporting MHP’s Play & Learn preschool program, which he noted “directly aligns with the county’s goal of ensuring that all of our children enter...

Kony Brizuela: Resilient Optimist

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Kony Brizuela literally has grown up with MHP. Her family moved to Pembridge Square Apartments when she was a 3rd-grader. Kony enrolled in MHP afterschool enrichment programs for elementary school students and then volunteered as a teacher’s assistant as she grew older, eventually working for MHP as an Americorps service member. Today, she is the...

In the News: Goldman Discusses MoCo Affordable Housing Future

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MHP Robert Goldman, a member of County Executive Marc Elrich’s transition team, talked with Bethesda Beat about the transition team’s recommendations to increase residents’ access to affordable housing in Montgomery County. Advisers Recommend Doubling Funding for Housing Program

2019 Norman Christeller Golf Classic on June 24: Registration

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Parent Meetings Highlight Partnerships

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MHP Community Life staff regularly schedule meetings with parents of students in our preschool and afterschool enrichment programs to share information.  Two recent meetings highlighted a high level of parent engagement and underscored great community partnerships that provide important resources to parents and students. Emmanuel Jean-Philippe, principal at Arcola Elementary in Wheaton and a member...

Join Us for an Earth Day Cleanup on April 13

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As part of MHP’s work helping strengthen neighborhoods, we once again are collaborating on an Earth Day cleanup in the Long Branch community on Saturday, April 13. The Long Branch Earth Day cleanup has become a local tradition, bringing together neighbors to pick up trash that pollutes a tributary to the Anacostia River.  This year there...

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