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Remarks from Our Community Engagement Manager at the Member-Owner Meeting

Leandra Nichola Hello everyone - I’m Leandra - the store’s Community Engagement Manager. I have the very best job at the Co-op because I get to do a little bit of everything. I am a liaison between customers, owners, local ...
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Remarks from Our GM at the Member-Owner Meeting

Mike Houston My wife has taken to telling our four-month-old son whenever she’s proud of the small things every day. Holding his head up on his own? Your mom is proud. Rolling over? Your mom is proud. Grabbing his feet ...
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Staff Profile: Assane

Taylor Dibbert Assane is from Senegal. He was born in Dakar, the capital, and currently resides in downtown Silver Spring. He arrived in the U.S. in 2001. He initially lived in Connecticut and worked at the YMCA. After that, he ...
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A Fond Farewell to Thursdays @ The Co-op

Leandra Nichola, Community Engagement Manager Writing on the first Thursday in 25 weeks that will we not have a Thursdays @ The Co-op event is slightly surreal. The weekly community gathering has become a part of the store’s rhythm. Staff ...
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Staff Profile: Kysselle

Taylor Dibbert Kysselle is from Cameroon. She grew up in Yaoundé, the capital. Now she lives just a couple blocks away the Co-op. She’s a cashier and has been working at the Co-op for fifteen months. When she first came ...
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Now I Get It

Mike Houston On June 22 my amazing wife gave birth to a healthy and beautiful son, our first. The past six weeks have been an incredible mix of sleep deprivation, adorable firsts, learning on the fly and unconditional love. In ...
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Staff Profile: Alex

Taylor Dibbert Alex was born and raised in Hyattsville. Both of his parents are from El Salvador and met in Maryland. He still has a lot of relatives in El Salvador, but all of his immediate family reside in Maryland ...
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Taking Local To The Next Level

Susanne Lowen, TPSS Co-op Board Member Increased rainfall and drought put stresses on our food supply that we will likely begin to see in the coming years. That’s where buying local becomes an imperative. In the 2019 legislative session, Maryland ...
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From Our GM

Mike Houston We had our semiannual member meeting on May 19th at the Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department. Attendees heard presentations from Co-op staff, board members, membership committee members and got the opportunity to ask questions during open member forum ...
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Staff Profile: Palden

Taylor Dibbert Palden is from Tibet and lives in Takoma Park with his wife, who is also from Tibet. He emigrated to the U.S. in 2000. From 2000 to 2008 he lived in Takoma Park. He then lived in Silver ...
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