a wider circle

December 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 19 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Tuesday, Dec. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Less Waste for the Holidays: “Holiday Waste Reduction, Reuse and Recycling Display at Brookside Gardens” takes place from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Brookside Gardens 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 2. It IS a Wonderful Life: Enjoy the timeless Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” […]

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July 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan Tours A Wider Circle in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently toured A Wider Circle in Silver Spring to learn more about the nonprofit and its work to end poverty. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can find out more about A Wider Circle on its website here. PREVIOUS POSTS .@LarryHogan is scheduled to tour @awidercircle today in Silver Spring. @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/oesqEnPkmQ […]

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July 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to Tour A Wider Circle in Silver Spring

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is touring A Wider Circle in Silver Spring later today. Mark Bergel, the founder and executive director of A Wider Circle, said the governor’s visit has been in the works for some time. According to Bergel, Hogan and his staff want to learn more about the nonprofit and its work serving […]

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July 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 10, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Governor Visit: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to tour A Wider Circle in Silver Spring today. 2. Berliner Briefing: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner meets with reporters at 11 a.m. to discuss key issues facing the Council this month. 3. Kentlands Apartments: […]

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October 3, 2016 | Laura Rowles

Regional Young Professional Group Happy Hour Held

The Greater Bethesda, Gaithersburg-Germantown (GGCC), Greater Silver Spring (GSSCC), and Rockville Chambers of Commerce along with Leadership Montgomery’s Emerging Leaders said goodbye to summer and hello to football season at its 3rd Annual “Regional Young Professional Group Happy Hour” at Miller’s Ale House Rockville on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Nearly 200 emerging leaders attended the […]

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January 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Poverty Awareness Month (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmembers Roger Berliner, George Leventhal and Craig Rice joined leaders of many groups that work to help the County’s less fortunate residents on Jan. 19 to recognize “Poverty in America Awareness Month.” Statistically, Montgomery is one of the most affluent jurisdictions in the country, but there is a less visible population as seven […]

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August 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Moving Company Pitches in to Help Nonprofit (PHOTO)

The summer is always a busy time of the year for local moving companies but when the founder of A Wider Circle called Metropolitan Moving and Storage to ask for help with moving some donations the moving company did not hesitate to respond. Mark Bergel, is the founder and executive director of A Wider Circle, […]

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May 13, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of At the ceremonies in Rockville were, left to right: Pam Holland, Erin Fiaschetti and Michael Rosenthal of A Wider Circle; Councilmember Roger Berliner; A Wider Circle founder Mark Bergel; Council Vice President George Leventhal; Chanel Giles and Pam Feinstein of A Wider Circle.

Council Recognizes ‘A Wider Circle’ (Photos)

A Wider Circle, the Silver Spring-based organization whose mission for the past 12 years has been to help children and adults lift themselves out of poverty, was recognized May 13 by the Montgomery County Council for its outstanding service. A Wider Circle helps through educational programs and by providing urgently needed home furnishings.

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April 4, 2014 | Staff Writer

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National Conference to End Poverty (Video)

Montgomery County leaders recently gathered in Silver Spring for a national conference to end poverty. CCM’s Lorna Virgili has the story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 28, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

National Conference on Poverty to be Held in Silver Spring

Local, national and global leaders engaged in efforts to end poverty will share their efforts and approaches during the National Conference on Ending Poverty on March 29. The conference is sponsored by A Wider Circle in collaboration with Montgomery County’s Office of Community Partnerships. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at […]

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