2021 | News

Montgomery County-based group helps families in need during pandemic

Plus: After five decades of coaching and many championships, Crowell retires; Empty-nester house reemerges as a ‘cozy cottage’ home

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Montgomery County-based group helps families in need during pandemic

For more than a year, a Montgomery County group has been helping those struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.

Since March 2020, Silver Spring and Takoma Park Mutual Aid has helped 255 families with groceries by providing $75 grocery gift cards to families who request them. [WTOP]

After five decades of coaching and many championships, Crowell retires

Tom Crowell is retiring after 50 years of coaching football and basketball in Montgomery County.

In addition to his three basketball titles, Crowell, as a football assistant, won 9 WCAC championships with Good Counsel and St. John’s College High School and five state championships at Sherwood and Springbrook. [WDVM]

An empty-nester house reemerges as a ‘cozy cottage’ home

When Martha Humler first saw her future residence in the Bradley Hills neighborhood in Bethesda in 2016, she knew immediately that it fit her vision for the empty-nester home she was ready to design.

Her husband, Herve Humler, who at that time was president and chief operating officer and is now chairman emeritus of the Ritz Carlton Hotel Co., was traveling and the property was sold — but the sale fell through. [Washington Post]

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