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March 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

REDI Gears up for Business Appreciation Week (VIDEO)

The Rockville Economic Development Inc. (REDI) is preparing to celebrate Business Appreciation Week, April 3 – 7. This annual event is a way for REDI to thank local companies for choosing the city of Rockville as their place of business. Rock 11 Now has more in this report, below: You can find out more about […]

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March 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Leaders Say ‘Hate Must Stop Now’ Amid Recent Threats Toward Faith-Based Organizations (VIDEO)

Federal, state and local elected officials gathered at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington early Friday to stand in solidarity with the Jewish community with a clear message. “We’re coming together as a community to let it be known that we will not tolerate this type of hate crimes in our community,” U.S. […]

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March 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Updated: Officials Reaffirm Solidarity with Jewish Community After Recent Bomb Threats (VIDEO)

Updated: In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Ron Halber, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) discusses the number of bomb threats and hate-based vandalism made toward Jewish community centers: Original post: In response to the recent threats made to the Jewish community, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to be […]

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February 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Students to Discuss Public Policy Issues at Emerging Leaders Public Policy Forum on Feb. 7 & Feb. 8

Staff from the Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education (MCBRE) are inviting residents and school leaders to the Student Emerging Leaders Program (SELP) Public Policy Forum on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8. More than 70 sophomores across Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will discuss proposed solutions during the two-day event. “The Student Emerging Leaders Program […]

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February 2, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Governor’s Office for Children Launches Program to Connect Disconnected Youth to Job Opportunities

“Disconnected youth,” are young people ages 16 to 24 who are neither working or in school. About 1 in 10 of Maryland youth is considered disconnected, according to staff from the Governor’s Office for Children. Also referred to as “opportunity youth” because of their potential value to the economy, the Governor’s Office for Children announced […]

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January 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Community Ministries of Rockville Celebrating 50 years of Service (VIDEO)

Between the health clinics, emergency assistance program and the housing program offered at the Community Ministries of Rockville (CMR), Linda Rhoads said she’s happy to make a difference in her community. “I was looking for an opportunity to give back after I retired and I wanted to be able to touch people more directly than […]

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January 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Women’s Legislative Briefing Set for Jan. 29 in Rockville

It’s an event that organizers say attracts hundreds of people including visitors from neighboring counties and states. The Montgomery County Commission for Women will host its 37th Annual Women’s Legislative Briefing on Jan. 29 at the University at Shady Grove. “This event is an opportunity for people to learn about policy that pertains to women,” said […]

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December 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Go Behind the Scenes of MBT’s The Nutcracker (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre‘s performance of The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition in Montgomery County. Now you can go behind the scenes and meet the people who make it all happen: Find out more about MBT, here.

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November 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Students Perform at Latin Dance Competition at Strathmore

More than 200 Montgomery County Public Schools students recently competed in a Latin dance competition at the Music Center at Strathmore. MCPS-TV reports. GRACIAS @MCPS @mocoboe @strathmore @VisionaryEyeDrs @creativemoco @verizon @CarolTrawick @WashingtonHisp @TDBank_US @UrbanButcher @SunTrust pic.twitter.com/yJwqDK55C7 — AfterSchoolDanceFund (@Baila4Life) November 23, 2016

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November 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Nonprofit Village Hosts Duck Pond Program to Help Start Ups (VIDEO)

Ever thought of launching a nonprofit organization? The Nonprofit Village has launched a program called the Duck Pond to help potential start ups learn more about making that decision. The Duck Pond was inspired by the popular Shark Tank model. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:

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