County Executive Candidates Organize Campaigns As 2014 Nears – Doug Duncan says he’s going to run his campaign a lot like ally John Delaney did when Delaney won a Congressional seat in 2012. Isiah Leggett is still mulling over options for a campaign director and Phil Andrews is close to making a hire. [Bethesda Magazine]

As Membership Declines, Area Synagogues Attempt New Ways To Attract People – Some synagogues will stream Rosh Hashunah and Yom Kippur services online. Others won’t require tickets to the services, known as the High Holidays. Some are trying creative new membership systems to attract new members. [The Gazette]

Local Food Kitchen Founder Honored In Business Competition – Bethesda resident Cheryl Kollin’s Farm to Freezer program earned honorable mention and $1,000 in the StartRight! Business Plan competition at a conference on Aug. 29. [Farm to Freezer via Facebook]

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