The Committee for Ethnic Affairs advises the Montgomery County, MD County Executive and County Council on public policy that relates to ethnic affairs; promotes maximum involvement of all ethnic groups in the County in government, business and community affairs.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Office of Consumer Protection Hosts Lunch Time Seminar: "Recovering from the Recession"

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
12:00 to 2:00 PM
Rockville Library, 2nd Floor Conference Rm (21 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850)

Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) is joining with federal, state, and local government agencies and national organizations to celebrate the 13th annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) coming March 6-12, 2011. During NCPW, organizations share tips and information that help consumers protect their privacy, manage money and debt, avoid identity theft, and avoid frauds and scams.
Guest speakers will discuss building/rebuilding your credit, managing your debts, and issues affecting seniors. OCP will also be answering consumer questions online throughout the week. Please submit your consumer question to us at by Friday, March 4th.  We will post answers on our website at
Sign language interpreter services will be provided only upon request with notice as far in advance as possible but no less than 72 hours prior to the event. If these or other services or aids are needed to participate in this activity, call 240.777.3636 or MD Relay (1.800.735.2258) or e-mail

Free Tote Bag to the first 25 attendees! Light refreshments will be available at noon!
Please register by calling Consumer University at 240.777.3764 or by email at:

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