Five Things to Know Today, August 8, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

fivethingsyouneedtoknowHere are five things to know today, August 8, in Montgomery County:

1. The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens today.

2. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce Public Safety Awards breakfast takes place today at the fairgrounds.

3. Discovery kicks off Shark Week in Silver Spring tonight.

4. U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez visited a Bethesda restaurant, along with Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and County Executive Ike Leggett, on Aug. 7, to promote the need to raise the minimum wage nationally.

5. Our Weekend Planner is your guide to fun in Montgomery County.

For the latest news and events in Montgomery County, stay with MyMCMedia. We hope you will also follow MyMCMedia on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Finally, don’t miss the latest episode of County Report This Week.

Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

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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