To-go car care service launched for Ourisman service centers
Graham Holdings and Ourisman Automotive have launched CarCare To Go — a service in which customers can make an appointment to have someone come to their home to take the vehicle to an Ourisman service center.
Ourisman is affiliated with multiple dealerships in the greater Washington, D.C. region, including a Chevrolet dealer in Rockville, a Honda dealer in Bethesda, a Jeep dealer in Bethesda, a Lexus dealer in Rockville, a Volkswagen dealer in Bethesda and Volvo Cars of Bethesda.
Sarah Twigg, the director of marketing and operations for CarCare To Go, wrote in an email Thursday that the company launched in June. Customers can make an appointment online, selecting a date and time, and the service they need.
New CEO appointed to Jewish Council for the Aging
Shane Rock has been appointed CEO of the Rockville-based Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington (JCA), a nonprofit that advocates for the older adult population.
Rock previously was CEO of the nonprofit Interfaith Works, a Rockville organization focused on poverty relief.
He has also worked at the Jewish Social Service Agency in Rockville, and other nonprofits in Seattle, according to a press release on Tuesday.
JCA Board President Howard Gleckman said in the press release that Rock is “passionate about assisting underserved members of his community.”
“I know he will bring that commitment to JCA, which has a nearly 50-year history of supporting older adults in the National Capital Region,” he said.
Rock succeeds David Gamse, who retired after three decades, the press release stated.
ShopRite closing in White Oak
The grocery store ShopRite is closing at 12028 Cherry Hill Road in White Oak on Feb. 28, and 142 workers will be laid off according to an employment dislocation notice filed last month.
ShopRite filed a notice of the layoffs under the federal Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification Act, which requires some employers to give advance notice of business closures and mass layoffs.
According to the notice, filed Dec. 28, the layoffs are due to a permanent closure, and the last day of work ranges between Feb. 28 and March 10.
Robert Jacob, an assistant store manager, told Bethesda Beat Thursday evening that the store will close permanently on Feb. 28.
Music store in Rockville closes
Dave’s Golden Oldies, a music store co-located with Second Story Books at 12160 Parklawn Drive in Rockville, closed on Sunday.
Owner Dave Carter confirmed the closing to Bethesda Beat this week.
Dave’s Golden Oldies sold records, cassette tapes, CDs and DVDs.
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