Community health resources and summer fun will be the focus of “En Sintonía con el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery” Tomorrow at 2 p.m. on Radio America

MARYLAND, July 15 – For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 14, 2022

ROCKVILLE, MD, July 14, 2022Featured guests on this week’s En Sintonía con el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery (In Accordance with Montgomery County Council) will include Pedro Rodriguez, Consul General of El Salvador; and Rina Aranda, president of the organization Transnational Salvadoran Communities (“Comunidades Transnacionales Salvadoreñas” or COTSA in Spanish). The show airs tomorrow at 2 p.m. on Radio America (WILC 900AM).

The Consulate General of El Salvador partners with the non-profit organization Vida Senior Center to offer a series of Spanish lessons for seniors. The goal is to connect them with health resources, entertainment, and various activities available throughout the Washington metro area. The meeting will take place on July 21 at the Consulate General of El Salvador located at 926 Philadelphia Avenue, Silver Spring, Md. 20910 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration is not required. In addition, Pedro Rodríguez will discuss the dates of the new mobile consulate service that will travel to different cities in Maryland on Saturday. Salvadorans will be able to have their passports and identity cards processed, as well as other consular services.

Additionally, the Montgomery County government partnered with COTSA to participate in the Eleventh Salvadoran American Festival and host the “Ama Tu Vida” (Love Your Life) Fair. This year’s Latino Health Clinics will include free medical screenings, COVID-19 vaccinations, testing and more. The fair will be held August 6 at Montgomery College in Rockville from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission to this event is free. For more information click here.

Montgomery County Council and Radio America have entered into a partnership that provides the Latino community with key information on issues and programs. The partnership also provides a forum for residents to express their views and ask questions. The partnership includes the weekly one-hour show every Friday on the Washington metro area’s most popular Spanish-language station.

Each week, the show features host Marcela Rodriguez, the Council’s program manager and public information officer, and guests speaking to the Council about important issues and provides information about programs offered by the county to help residents.

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Media contact: Sonya Healy 240-777-7926, Marcela Rodriguez 240-777-7808

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