The Lindley, a high-rise apartment building in Chevy Chase, recently received an award for its commitment to affordable housing Credit: Photo provided

The Lindley, a high-rise apartment building in Chevy Chase, received an award from the Urban Land Institute’s Terwilliger Center for Housing for its commitment to affordable housing.

The institute announced in a press release last week that the apartments received the Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing award.

According to the press release, the apartments are a partnership between Bethesda-based developer EYA, the Housing Opportunities Commission [HOC] and the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.

Of the 200 units in the building, 80 are designated as income-restricted, according to the press release. Those units include some for residents earning less than half of the area’s median income and others for workforce housing. All three-bedroom units are income restricted.

“The project is innovative on many fronts. It is mixed-income in one building; proximate to the Purple Line, retail amenities and good schools; and is a public-private partnership in which HOC owns the building. Innovation and good partnership won this award,” EYA President McLean Quinn wrote in the press release.

North Bethesda salon, spa owner elected to association board

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Cindy Feldman, the owner of Progressions salon spa store in North Bethesda, has been elected to the Professional Beauty Association’s board of directors.

The beauty association, according to its website, is the largest trade association representing salons, spas, manufacturers, distributors and others involved in the beauty industry. There are more than 100,000 members, according to a press release.

Feldman founded Progressions in 1984 according to the press release. In addition to her role on the beauty association’s board, she will also complete her three-year-term on the association’s advisory council.

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North Bethesda medical marijuana shop holding grand opening Sunday

Georgetown Hemp, a medical cannabis retailer and wholesaler, is having a grand opening of its new shop in North Bethesda on Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.

The company, according to its website, sells a variety of CBD products including edibles, topicals, vapeables, oil capsules and pet products.

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During the grand opening, specialists will be available to answer questions and share information about CBD, according to the press release. The store is at 11607 Nebel St.

Dan Schere can be reached at Daniel.schere@bethesdamagazine.com