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Eight Given Prestigious County Executive Awards for Excellence in Arts and Humanities

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County announced the eight winners of the 2014 County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities.  Among this year’s eight recipients of the County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities is Lifetime Impact Award winner Bonnie Fogel, Founder and Executive Director of Bethesda’s Imagination […]

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Jud Ashman Says Role of Gaithersburg Mayor is to Inspire (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Gaithersburg City Councilmember Jud Ashman says the role of a mayor is to inspire. “We want to help each other,” he said. Take a look: Ashman is slated to be sworn in as the city’s next mayor on Nov. 10.

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County Provides Ebola Information on its Website (VIDEO)

At his weekly briefing, Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice said constituents are sounding off with questions and concerns about Ebola. In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Rice says the county has even launched an Ebola page on its website to help better educate residents about the virus. Take a look: For more information about Ebola, […]

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Council President Craig Rice’s Oct. 20 Briefing (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice held his weekly briefing with reporters on Oct. 20 and the first topic he wanted to talk about was Ebola. Other issues discussed at the briefing included the Department of Liquor Control, the procurement process, early voting, the transportation lockbox amendment and more. You can watch the briefing in […]

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Aquilino Cancer Center to Name Meditation Room in Honor of Retiring State Senator Jennie Forehand

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The Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center Foundation is scheduled to pay tribute to Maryland State Senator Jennie Forehand for her long-standing advocacy of Shady Grove Medical Center during its annual dinner on Oct. 21 and name the Aquilino Cancer Center’s meditation room in her honor. “As one of the initial supporters of Shady Grove […]

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Council President Craig Rice News Briefing Set for Oct. 20

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Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice is scheduled to meet with reporters at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, to discuss key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Among the topics he will discuss are Ebola, planned changes to improve the County’s Department of Liquor […]

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Montgomery County: Hunger Free Zone (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice and Councilmember Nancy Navarro joined with representatives from the County’s faith community, leaders from local anti-hunger organizations, and Giant Food today to launch a campaign to make Montgomery County a “hunger-free” zone. According to county officials, almost 70,000 county residents receive Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program benefits – up over […]

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Council and Staff to Help Prepare Meals for Kids During Community Service Week

The Montgomery County Council and its staff are joining together for their annual Community Service Week project, which this year will benefit the Helping Kids Eat Backpack Weekend Meal Program. The council and staff will work with the Women Who Care Ministries, Inc., to collect food items that would be appropriate for weekend meals for […]

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Alert Montgomery Improvements Announced (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and representatives from various jurisdictions recently gathered at the Emergency Operations Center in Gaithersburg this week to announce major improvements to the county’s alert system. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Related:

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MoCo Council Receives Ebola Briefing (VIDEO)

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The Montgomery County Council received a briefing on Ebola this week. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Read MyMCMedia coverage on Ebola here.

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