February 3, 2021

Next Episode of the ‘What’s Happening MoCo’ Podcast Available on Thursday, Feb. 4

Montgomery County residents can learn more about the programs, events and people in their County through the podcast “What’s Happening MoCo.” In past episodes, the podcast, which is hosted by Derrick Kenny, has addressed important subjects while introducing residents to County government leaders, employees and resources. New podcasts are released twice a month. The featured guest on the latest episode is Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker.

The live stream of the newest episode can be viewed starting at 3:30 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 4, via the What’s Happening MoCo Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/WhatsHappeningMoCoPodcast.

The podcast also can be heard via several popular podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts at https://bit.ly/whats-happening-moco, Google Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, and others.

About two dozen episodes of What’s Happening MoCo have been produced. Previous podcasts have included internationally known jazz artist and author Marcus Johnson; County Director of Procurement Ash Shetty talking about how vendors can work to obtain County Government contracts; Fire and Rescue Chief Scott Goldstein sharing safety tips for families; Michele Eberle, executive director of the Maryland Health Connection addressing how uninsured residents can get health insurance; and Mary Beth Dugan of the Access Office of Montgomery Parks discussing programs for active seniors.

In the. latest episode, Council President Hucker shares an update on COVID-19 vaccinations talks about his priorities for 2021 and addresses what it is like serving residents during COVID-19.

Host Kenny, an audio-visual specialist with the County’s Office of Broadband Programs, said the podcast was originated to raise awareness of the County’s Government programs and the range of subjects have evolved.

Residents and others interested in asking a question or suggesting a topic to be addressed in a future episode are encouraged to engage via the Facebook page or via e-mail at derrick.kenny@montgomerycountymd.gov.

What’s Happening MoCo podcast episode archives can be accessed by visiting the podcast’s webpage at https://montgomerycountymd.gov/CCM/whats-happening-moco-podcast.html.