Neighborhood News

Special RCA Meeting: Thrive Montgomery 2050

WHEN: Thursday, January 9th, 8pm
WHERE: Veirs Mill Park Activity Building, 4425 Garrett Park Road
RSVP on Facebook or Nextdoor

Please join the RCA on Thursday, January 9th at the Veirs Mill Park Activity Building (4425 Garrett Park Road) for a special General Meeting to discuss and develop a community position on Thrive Montgomery 2050 ( Thrive Montgomery 2050 is a future General Plan. General Plans include long-term vision with broad policies that will guide future, more detailed land use planning, public investments in infrastructure and communities, amenities, and private development.

Montgomery County Planning has provided a toolkit called a Meeting-in-a-Box ( for civic associations like the RCA to provide targeted feedback to help inform and shape the Thrive Montgomery 2050 plan. We will follow the County’s suggested meeting format. We plan to discuss the RCA community’s priorities related to equity, environment, economy, transportation, housing, parks and open space, design, arts, and culture, and our overall top priorities among the aforementioned categories.

After the conclusion of the RCA General Meeting, the RCA intends to combine all community input and submit comments on Thrive Montgomery 2050 on behalf of our community. If you would like to provide input to the RCA but are unable to attend, feel free to email your priorities directly to by January 20, 2020. Individuals can also submit their own comments (

2020 Membership Benefits Cards are in!

The new Membership Benefits Cards for 2020 have arrived. Find out more here or check them out at the next RCA meeting this week.

November 2019 Echo Now Available

The November 2019 Echo is available for download.

Please Renew Your Membership for 2021

Pay Membership / Donate Online

Sign up for membership safely and securely via PayPal. Does not require a PayPal account.

Please use the PayPal form to quickly and securely renew your RCA membership for the 2020 membership cycle. You can also print our membership form and mail it with a check to:

Randolph Civic Association, Inc.
P. O. Box 2202
North Bethesda, Maryland 20852

Your RCA membership is more important than ever before. As we work to continually improve our neighborhood, your $10 membership and continued participation are critical to the success of programs like the Echo.

October 2019 Echo Now Available

The October 2019 Echo is available for download.

Community Day this Saturday October 12th

Please join us this Saturday for our annual Community Day event at the Civic Green!

WHERE: The RCA Civic Green @ Randolph Hills Shopping Center map
WHEN: Saturday, October 12th, 9am to 3pm
RSVP to the Facebook Event

10am – 5k race (Checkin at 9:30am) Sign up Here
11:30am – Kid’s fun run Sign up Here
11am to 3pm – Hang out with your friends and neighbors for lunch and drinks

For more details about the vendors:

September 2019 Echo Now Available

The September 2019 Echo is available for download.

Summer 2019 Echo Now Available

The Summer 2019 Echo is available for download.

June 2019 General Meeting Minutes

Meeting Date

Thursday, June 6, 2019 8:00-9:30pm, RCA Civic Green

Call to order

The meeting was called to order at 7:45 pm. Brian Hooker provided a brief overview of tonight’s agenda, which includes RCA elections, the Echo newsletter, MusicFest lessons learned, RCA Civic Green ground rules, insurance policy, and standard business. Jared Solomon, one of our representatives to the Maryland House of Delegates, joined the meeting.
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May 2019 General Meeting Minutes

Meeting Date

Thursday, May 2, 2019 8:00-9:30pm

Call to order

The meeting was called to order at 8:05pm. Brian Hooker makes opening remarks. Tonight’s guest speaker is Andy Frank, Environmental Engineering Supervisor at Montgomery Parks. He was invited to address the community about the three-way stop signs that was temporarily installed at the corner of Beach Drive and Wexford Drive. These signs were in place from Thursday April 11th through Saturday April 13th and were controversial to commuters and residents of the area. Also in attendance is Assistant Chief of Patrol Division of the Maryland-National Capital Park Police, Captain Jeffrey Coe to address questions relating to traffic enforcement at this particular intersection.
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