Larry Merewitz

Larry Merewitz MCM’s Training and Volunteer Services Mgr. will keep us updated on events going on in the Olney, Brookeville area. There are always new shows at the Theatre, restaurants opening and other events like National Night Out  in Olney and of course the farmers market.  I am expanding my area to  highlight different places I visit, events  I go to  and things I experience through photos and stories that may not be in the Olney Brookeville area.

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Girls on the Run 16th 5K Race

The Girls on the Run non-profit organization (GOTR) for Montgomery County had their 16th 5k race on Sunday May 17 at Montgomery Mall in Bethesda. The Girls on the Run is nationwide but this run was for Montgomery County residents. GOTR  uses running to help girls from third through eighth grade gain self esteem and team work skills. They train for two […]

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Shoot Videos :Edit Videos

Do you like to go out and shoot videos of your family, vacations, events etc? If you do knowing how to edit them is something you should do. A video shot and just shown is usually not the most appealing to watch.   But with a little knowledge, and some tools, along with a slightly […]

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Cherry Blossoms-Taking Photos? Read This

We finally made it through the B x W of winter to the beginning of the burst of color that Spring brings. Windows open, out comes the clothes that don’t make us look blown up like we are a float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The cameras come out to capture the bright and vibrant colors of […]

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Girls on the Run

  Recently I met some people from this organization. It seemed like an interesting thing they do and during our conversation was asked if we could do a video  or cover one of their practice sessions. I thought why not, so I found out where they were practicing and went there to get get some pictures […]

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New Photoshop Class

  There is a saying: “ Seeing is believing.” But is it really? Is that picture you are looking at really true to life? Models are air brushed for magazines, pictures can be manipulated to make you believe what you see is real, people may be in a group picture but were never actually there. […]

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Throw Back Anyday..A '50s-Video

There are many of us that remember times when things were so  different  we even spent our formative years during that time. Many TV shows were based on that decade, for example wonder years and many more. It is interesting at that time, TV was just beginning with 4 maybe 5 channels, color television wasn’t there […]

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Sky Is The Limit: Surround Yourself With Winning People

“Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher. Once you do, Sky is The Limit”― Oprah Winfrey & Marsha B. That’s right folks. In order for others to help you to win, you have to show you want to win. Once you do…..Sky is the limit!  That picture shows me high in the sky […]

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Brookeville's Story

photo of Welcome to Brookeville sign

Brookeville is a town located twenty miles (32 km) north of Washington, D.C. and two miles (3 km) north of Olney in northeastern Montgomery County, Maryland. Brookeville was settled by Quakers late in the 18th century, and was formally incorporated as a town in 1808. The town served the local agricultural industry, with a toll […]

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Brookeville: U.S. Capital for a day

  In 1814 James Madison was President of the U.S. On August 26 of that year, and during the war, President Madison  left Washington DC and went to Brookeville MD and held up there  for a day. Since then Brookeville has been  known as the U.S. Capital for a day. There is a sign, as […]

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Youth Sports Camp (Video & Photos)

With school coming to an end in June, we at MCM looked at some training ideas that would focus on middle and high school kids that may be fun after a long school year. We already had Back Pack Journalism planned and the Docs in Progress classes doing short documentaries, and  music videos.  We thought maybe a […]

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