Riderwood Earth Day event to highlight threats to wildlife

By Ed Vilade Member, Earth Day Planning Committee The plight of global flora and fauna will be an emphasis of Riderwood’s 19th annual Earth Day Celebration on Wednesday, April 24, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. in Montgomery Station’s Maryland Hall. Posters and information at the festival will tie in to this year’s National and International…

Donations sought for Earth Day Jewelry Sale

By Ed Vilade Member, Earth Day Planning Committee A presentation on the state of the Chesapeake Bay and collection for the annual jewelry sale are among events scheduled for the run-up to Riderwood’s Earth Day Celebration. The Festival is set for Wednesday, April 24, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. in Maryland Hall and the Chesapeake…

Resident’s memoirs reveal battle with racism & sexism

By Rev. Edward D. Gehres, Jr.  Riderwood Resident The Rev. Elenora Giddings Ivory, a resident at Riderwood, has just published her memoir. It begins when she was eight years old in 1953 and ends with her move to Riderwood on January 17, 2017, after her retirement from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It is addressed to…