Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 12, in Montgomery County

fivethingsyouneedtoknowHere are five things to know today, Oct. 12, in Montgomery County:

1. The United States and Maryland State Flags have been ordered to half staff for the observance of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.

2. Montgomery County officials will induct seven residents into the Human Rights Hall of Fame today at a ceremony in Germantown. MyMCMedia’s Aline Barros plans to cover this event. You can follow her reports on Twitter @AlineBarros2.

3. The city of Gaithersburg celebrates Oktoberfest in the Kentlands community today.

4. The Capital Lacrosse Invitational takes place today at Landon in Bethesda.

5. Silver Spring Village celebrates its first anniversary today.

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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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