Shop, Save and Support Peerless Rockville!

Give a little…save a lot!

To celebrate the start of the Rockville Rewards program Peerless will be selling Rockville Rewards cards at a reduced price of $15 on September 10 from 11 am-1 pm. The program connects local businesses and nonprofits and allows you to snag great discounts at local restaurants, stores, and businesses. Peerless receives 100% of the proceeds from every card we sell. This year we are partnered with The Woodside Deli, 4 North Washington Street, and will be selling cards at their location from 11 am to 2 pm on kickoff day. Make plans to dine at the Deli on September 10th and visit our table to purchase your rewards card for saving all year long! You may also stop by and visit us at the Red Brick Courthouse or buy online. Don’t delay. Regular price is $25. For a listing of participating businesses, please visit RockvilleRewards.com.

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Peerless Rockville Seeks Nominations for 2014 Awards

Peerless Rockville’s annual awards program recognizes outstanding achievement in the design, maintenance, and preservation of Rockville’s community. The awards showcase exemplary contributions to the City’s quality of life by honoring individuals, organizations, institutions, and businesses whose projects, activities, or programs contribute to Rockville’s architectural character and/or cultural heritage.

This year Peerless Rockville will accept nominations until October 10, 2014. Award categories include:

The Kol Shalom Synagogue received a 2013 award for excellence in new design and construction and green design
The Kol Shalom Synagogue was the recipient of a 2013 award for excellence in new design, construction and green design

1. Stewardship of historic property
2. Architect, designer, builder
3. Craftsperson, artist
4. Business, organization, institution
5. Preservation, restoration
6. Rehabilitation, renovation
7. Adaptive use
8.  New design, construction
9.  Green design
10. Compatible infill, addition
11. Landscape design
12. Public art
13. Educational outreach
14. Other

Nominations will also be considered for the Wagman Award for Historic Preservation Communication honoring outstanding achievements by writers, educators, historians, visual and performing artists, and members of the press and broadcast media whose work has heightened public awareness of Rockville’s architectural and cultural heritage, growth and development. Instituted in 2001, the award is named for Arthur M. Wagman, a founding Peerless Rockville and its attorney for the first thirty years.

Click here for a 2014 Awards Nomination Form. For additional information please send an email to info@peerlessrockville.org or call  301-762-0096.

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Education and Outreach Manager

Peerless Rockville has a job opening for a part-time Education and Outreach Manager. The Education and Outreach Manager will work with the Executive Director, volunteers and staff to provide community outreach and member support, develop educational exhibits and coordinate programs and events.

For the full job description and additional details please click here.

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Peerless Rockville Hosts Montgomery Co. Heritage Days Event

Heritage Days Lecture & Tours
Saturday, June 28, from 11 am – 4 pm
Red Brick Courthouse, 29 Courthouse Square, Rockville MD 20850
Free

Dr. B. F. Cooling describes how Gen. Jubal Early spent his days in Montgomery County during the Confederacy’s final invasion of the North in July 1864.  This talk will be held in the Grand Courtroom of the Red Brick Courthouse, 29 Courthouse Square, in Rockville. Following the lecture, at 12:30 p.m. join a walking tour of Civil War and Underground Railroad sites in Rockville, and visit the Montgomery County Historical Society for reenactors, music, and family-friendly activities.  

Click here to view the 2014 Heritage Days Flyer

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Annual Meeting and 40th Anniversary Open House

Please Join Us!

Saturday, June 14 from 11-1 pm
Frieda’s Cottage, 19 Thomas Street, Rockville, MD 20850
Free

On Saturday, June 14, the public is invited to join Peerless friends and supporters for our annual meeting and open house at Frieda’s Cottage on the grounds of Chestnut Lodge. Peerless Rockville restored this 1936 home and office to Frieda Fromm-Reichmann during her years at the sanitarium. The cottage will be open for tours between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and rumor has it that Frieda will stop by to visit and meet with guests. We will also be serving up light refreshments, musical entertainment and cake in celebration of Peerless’ 40 years.

Click here for the 40th Anniversary Flyer

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