News and information for the people of Rollingwood, Chevy Chase.
Below you will find the link to sign up to bring an appetizer, main course or dessert!
At the Rollingwood Citizen’s Association Annual Meeting on May 17th, Elza Hisel-McCoy, Master Planner and Regulatory Supervisor at the Montgomery Planning Department presented on the Chevy Chase Lake Development Plan. Below you will find the slideshow.
At the annual meeting on May 17th @ 6:30pm, members will vote for five candidates to RCA’s Board of Directors, for five seats on the board. Directors serve three-year terms. The following individuals are seeking election or re-election to the board:
Jennifer Iras grew up in Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University. Upon graduation, Jennifer moved to the DC area and began her extensive career in media and entertainment holding various executive leadership roles at Discovery Communications, Comcast/NBCU and Turner Broadcasting. An active volunteer wherever she lived, Jennifer co-founded the Dress for Success Chapter in Philadelphia and has held numerous board positions including Vice President, Michigan State Alumni (Atlanta); President & Chapter Mentor, Women in Cable (Atlanta and Michigan); Girls on the Run (Atlanta). She also mentors new college graduates and volunteers with Big Family of Michigan where she recently re-designed their website. She also co-chaired several RCA Halloween parties. (Term through May 2018)
Lionette Carty is originally from Gonaives, Haiti. Since being in the United States, she has lived between South Florida and the DC metro area. Her most recent move to the Rollingwood neighborhood was in 2014 with her husband Barry and their two children from Fort Lauderdale, FL. Prior to her family relocation, she worked as a preschool teacher for Mailman Segal Institute at Nova Southeastern University. She also served on the PTA board for Bayview Elementary where her children attended school. She holds a Batchelor of Science in marketing. She started her career working for a conference and conversations housing company and held various positions with nonprofit organizations such as American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) and Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society(RAPS). She enjoys planning school and community events and hopes to contribute to the Rollingwood Citizens Association in that capacity. (Running for empty seat)
Jenn Fogel-Bublick and her family are long-time Montgomery County residents who have lived in Rollingwood for almost nine years, spending the previous nine years just east of here in Takoma Park. Jenn has two daughters- a sophomore in high school and a 7th grader at Silver Creek Middle School. Jenn is a Partner at a DC-based government relations firm where she works on financial services, affordable housing, and gun violence prevention. Previously, she spent over seven years as Counsel to the Senate Banking Committee, where she had the good fortune to work for our home state Senator, former Sen. Paul Sarbanes of Maryland. Jenn is married to a Montgomery County High school teacher and writer. Since living in Rollingwood, Jenn frequently brings her neighbors together for social, political and other gatherings, helping to foster a sense of community in her area. Jenn helped organize and lead the effort for over two years working with local and state officials to advocate for a light or crosswalk to allow those of us in the Rocton part of the neighborhood to safely cross East-West highway (an effort that has not seen success but with the Purple Line, Jenn is hoping our arguments are stronger). Jenn served on the Board of NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland, is a Member of the Maryland Bar, and can be frequently found walking her dog with her husband, chatting with neighbors in the yard, or more frequently driving her kids to Joy of Motion and other activities. (Running for empty seat)
Calling all daddies, daughters, mothers, sons and sweethearts of all ages! Please join us for our first annual Rollingwood Valentine’s Dance. This event is free to all Rollingwood members and $10 per family for anyone else you’d like to bring along. DJ, games, face-painting and crafts. We will have a table set up where folks can make Valentines cards for children at Children’s Hospital. If you’re able, please bring a new book or small game donation to be delivered along with our Valentines wishes to the children.
Dearest Rollingwood Residents:
We hope you enjoyed the annual picnic on October 1st. It was a great turnout and the weather was perfect!! We also wanted to inform you of a beloved event that unfortunately we won’t be hosting later this month.
This year, due to unexpected challenges in securing the French School, we are unable to host the Halloween party. However, not all is lost. Persistence pays and instead we will host the first ever Valentine’s Dance at the French School in 2018. Stay tuned for more details on that front.
It is our pleasure to serve our community and we thank you for your support. The entire board is working hard to make our neighborhood an even better place to live!
Lauren Pacuit and Jennifer Iras
Get a head start on 2018. We’re now accepting RCA member dues!!! http://rollingwoodchevychase.org/join-rca/