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May 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Fenton Village Restaurants Will Show Off Silver Spring’s Cultural Diversity

More than 30 local businesses representing dozens of cultures around the world will participate in what organizers call the “largest restaurant crawl in the D.C. area.” Taste The World in Fenton Village will take place on May 21 in downtown Silver Spring where attendees will have the opportunity to try various food from local restaurants […]

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May 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Flags Give a Splash of Color to City’s Diversity (VIDEO)

To celebrate the city’s multicultural heritage, the city of Rockville has placed about 150 flags around the downtown, alongside U.S. flags, on light poles. The idea that grew out of a town hall meeting on Feb. 9. A city news release said residents suggested the flag display as a means to demonstrate the Rockville’s commitment to […]

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March 31, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County Sister Cities Reps Discuss Next Priorities During Annual Meeting (PHOTOS)

It was a night filled with music, food, and art from across the world. Dozens of residents gathered at Veterans Plaza on Thursday evening for Montgomery County Sister Cities annual meeting. “We have the chance at this meeting to introduce our programs to the community at large,” William Nance, chairman for Montgomery County Sister Cities […]

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October 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Thousands of People Attend the World of Montgomery Festival (VIDEO)

Approximately 8,000 people attended the World of Montgomery festival at the Rockville campus of Montgomery College. Find out more in this MCTV report, below:

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October 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Save the Date for the World of Montgomery Festival (VIDEO)

The World of Montgomery returns to the Rockville campus of Montgomery College from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 16. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

New Citizens Are Welcomed at Naturalization Ceremony in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

A Naturalization Ceremony was held on June 1 at the Gaithersburg Library where 34 new citizens were welcomed from 27 different countries. Representatives from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services officiated the ceremony. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Countries represented, included: Albania, Algeria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, […]

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March 24, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery County Celebrates Sister Cities Partnership (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County political leaders and members of the community celebrated the County’s Sister City partnerships at an event in Silver Spring on Thursday. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett established the Sister City program in 2006 to foster connections between Montgomery County and the world. The event presented an opportunity for members of the community to try […]

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March 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Annual Meeting for Montgomery County Sister Cities Program Planned for Thursday

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will host an annual meeting on the County’s Sister City program on Thursday, March 24. The event is set to take place in Silver Spring at the Silver Spring Civic Building located at One Veterans Place.  U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador Mari Carmen Aponte will also join the meeting to […]

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Refugee Resettlement Programs in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The Council’s Health and Human Services (HH&S) Committee recently received a briefing about the county’s refugee and asylee programs. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. For more information, read MyMCMeida’s Refugee Advocates Brief HHS Committee on Resettlement Programs article.

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February 4, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Refugee Advocates Brief HHS Committee on Resettlement Programs (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Council Health and Human Services Committee held a meeting on Thursday to discuss resettlement programs for refugees and asylum seekers. The meeting took place in the third floor conference room at the Council office building in Rockville. According to data from the Maryland Office for Refugees and Asylees, 2,256 refugees and 2,181 […]

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