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November 24, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members Support Toys for Tots & Have A Lot to Be Thankful For

In the words of Gandhi: “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” We give back because it teaches us find compassion within ourselves and to stay attached to values that are linked to the common good. No matter how tough you think your life is there’s always […]

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November 13, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Local Chamber Raises over $1,000 for the Lollipop Kids Foundation

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s (GGCC) Construction Direct Connect Group raised $1,130 for the Lollipop Kids Foundation from the group’s AutumnFest Happy Hour held at Tapp’d in Bethesda. The monies were raised through event registrations, a silent auction, event games, and charitable donations. As part of the local community, our group is focused on supporting […]

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October 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Fundraiser Set for Group That Helps Families of Premature Babies

A Pennsylvania-based charity that offers families of premature babies with newborn supplies is branching out to Maryland with a fundraiser. The Lily’s Hope Foundation will have a walk at Bohrer Park starting at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The organization grew out of the Driscoll family’s unexpected needs when their daughter, Lilian Hope, was born […]

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April 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Jimmy Fallon Surprises Fields Road Elementary with a Donation (VIDEO)

Fields Road Elementary School was featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Friday night. That’s because the Gaithersburg-based school recently raised over $13,000 during a record-breaking Read-A-Thon, and the fundraiser caught the attention of Fallon because of its “Egg Roulette” video starring the school’s principals. On Friday night’s show, Fallon played a clip […]

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March 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Chipotle Restaurants to Give Half Its Proceeds to Support YMCA on Mar. 23

Chipotle restaurants across the D.C. area, including here in Montgomery County, are supporting local YMCA’s by offering 50 percent of its proceeds to the organization. The fundraiser will be held on Mar. 23. “The fundraiser is a part of ‘Caring for the Community,’ which helps sustain and continue our programs,” Carson Henry, executive director of […]

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October 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Mary of Nazareth School Raises Money for Haiti (PHOTO)

Students at Mary of Nazareth Catholic School in Darnestown recently raised some money to help the island nation of Haiti, following the devastation of Hurricane Matthew. Stevie Orsini, an eighth grade student at the school, spearheaded the Help Haiti campaign, which raised $2,600 from students who donated for “out-of-uniform” privileges. The students then used their […]

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October 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police to Participate in Tip-a-Cop Event to Benefit Special Olympics Maryland (PHOTOS)

Officers from the Montgomery County Police Department along with, the Chevy Chase Village Police Department, Maryland-National Capital Park Police (Montgomery County Division), Rockville City Police Department, and Montgomery County Police Explorer Post 1986 will be participating in a national Tip-a-Cop benefit event this Saturday. According to a news release, officers will volunteer their time to […]

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October 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Green Recognizes Green Champions with Awards at Annual Gala (VIDEO)

Bethesda Green hosted its 7th annual gala at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club on Oct. 6. The highlight of this event is the 2016 Bethesda magazine “Green Awards.” Find out more about this year’s event and the Bethesda Green organization, in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: The awards included: Innovation Award-Business: Blessed Coffee […]

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August 30, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

El Golfo Restaurant to Host Flower Branch Apartments Benefit Wednesday

El Golfo restaurant located in Silver Spring is hosting a benefit for those affected by the tragic Flower Branch Apartments explosion this Wednesday. The event will feature music performances by Lilo Lea Gonzales and Family, Maureen Andary with special guests The Carpe Diem UkeBeats. The benefit is presented by El Golfo and Carpe Diem Arts […]

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June 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Meet an Extraordinary Teen at B-CC High School (VIDEO)

Meet Maya Sterling: an extraordinary teen at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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