Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 19, in Montgomery County

fiveHere are your five things to know today, Aug. 19, in Montgomery County:

1. Damascus is one of the best places to live in the United States, according to Money magazine.

2. The city of Gaithersburg’s job picture brightens as the unemployment rate falls.

3.  It’s Family Day at the Montgomery County Fair. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video to learn more about the fair’s popular moo-ternity ward.

4.  Broadcast journalist Bob Schieffer will host Montgomery County’s Oct. 24 salute to Vietnam veterans.

5. The Uke Fest is back as part of Strathmore’s free, outdoor summer concert today.

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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