New thrift shop opens in Bethesda

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New4You Thrift Boutique opened earlier this month at 4909 Cordell Avenue. The store sells assorted items, such as clothing, jewelry, art, books, kitchenware and furniture. The store is open 10 am-3 pm Wednesday-Saturday, 11 am-3 pm Sunday, and is closed Monday and Tuesday. Bethesda lost the non-profit Montgomery County Thrift Shop on Wisconsin Avenue last year, after 75 years of […]

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen visits the CareerCatchers offices

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CareerCatchers was honored that Senator Chris Van Hollen scheduled a visit to our office in Silver Spring on Monday August 16th, 2021. We discussed how the pandemic has impacted our organization as we work to help provide vulnerable individuals with the training and resources needed to find and maintain employment. Press Release MONDAY: Van Hollen to […]

City of Gaithersburg: Vocational Training Scholarships Available

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Live in the City of Gaithersburg? Would you like to receive a scholarship to improve your workplace skills? The program runs through 12/31/2021. Please contact your career coach or email reply@careercatchers.org to get more information. Eligibility Criteria for Scholarship Recipients: – Must be a resident of the City of Gaithersburg – Must be experiencing a financial crisis […]

VaxU Scholarships for 12-to 17-year-olds Who Get COVID-19 Vaccinations

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Maryland has launched a $1 million incentive program, VaxU Scholarship Promotion, to encourage 12- to 17-year-olds to get vaccinated against COVID-19. To qualify, students must both live and be vaccinated in Maryland. Beginning Monday, July 12, two winners will be drawn at random each week for eight weeks, until Labor Day. Each winner will receive a $50,000 […]

Domestic Violence: Grants for Survivors and Advocates

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Women’s Independence Scholarship Program (WISP) http://www.wispinc.org American Association of University Women’s Fellowships http://www.aauw.org Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation’s Support Awards http://www.patsyminkfoundation.org Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund http://www.rankinfoundation.org/ Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards https://www.soroptimist.org/awards/live-your-dream-awards.html Turco Muñoz Domestic Violence Survivor Scholarship https://turcolegal.com/scholarship/