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Gaithersburg gym welcomes children of all abilities

Plus: Repairs at school made by unlicensed contractor; IMPACT Silver Spring executive director stepping down

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Gaithersburg gym welcomes children of all abilities

A mother-daughter duo is behind a new inclusive gym for kids of all abilities.

Pam and Kristina Ackley opened “We Rock The Spectrum” in Gaithersburg in September and outfitted their gym with accessible sensory equipment, a few cool therapy dogs, and plenty of space to be a kid. [WDVM]

Repairs at school made by unlicensed contractor

An unlicensed contractor did work at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney without a permit.

According to the Department of Environmental Protection, the construction work was done in early August. [Fox 5]

IMPACT Silver Spring executive director stepping down

IMPACT Silver Spring Executive Director Jayne Park will be stepping down from her role effective Dec. 31.

Park is leaving the organization to “move forward towards new horizons and opportunities,” according to an announcement email. [Source of the Spring]

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