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Berliner says budget aggression will not stand

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Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner reassured activists and professionals in the Jewish community last week that the County’s proposed budget that includes a 1 percent cut in funding for nonprofits will not stand.

“It just simply can’t stand, and I know my colleagues feel the same way,” Berliner told the 60 participants at the 12th annual Jewish Community Relations Council’s Montgomery County Advocacy Day on April 6.

The reduced funding is proposed to come out of the Department of Health and Human Services Non-Developmental Disabilities Provider Services Contracts budget, which many nonprofits rely on to provide services to County residents.

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Job Fair for Age 50+ Workers Coming Monday

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Forty employers will speak with job seekers age 50 and up at the 50+ Employment Expo on April 3 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel in Rockville.

The Jewish Council for the Aging has presented this job fair in Montgomery County for more than 10 years, said Micki Gordon, assistant CEO of the JCA. In May, JCA will present another 50-plus job fair in Northern Virginia with mostly the same employers, she noted. Worksource Montgomery is a co-sponsor of the Rockville fair.

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