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May 2, 2017 | Greg Wims

Victim Rights Foundation Preschool Opens in Kenya (PHOTO)

It’s official! The Victim Rights Foundation’s new preschool in Kenya has opened. We planned for 30 students, but 70 students are enrolled. The children walk more than one mile to attend preschool in this rural area of Kenya. Thank you to all our amazing volunteers for supporting this effort. I leave Kenya knowing that the Victims […]

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July 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

A Man and His Goat Make Pit Stop in Rockville as They Trek Across U.S. (VIDEO & PHOTO)

If you saw a goat in Rockville today, it probably was Miles and his human companion Steve Wescott. Wescott and Miles have been on a walking journey across the U.S., on a mission to raise funds for an orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. Wescott’s project, Needle2Square, began in 2012 at the Space Needle in Seattle and […]

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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

Here are five things to know today, May 10th, in Montgomery County: 1. Don’t leave the house without your umbrella and jacket. Rain is in the forecast again, and today’s wet weather may slow your commute. 2. The Montgomery County Council meets today, and on the agenda is a public hearing on a bill that […]

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January 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MoCo Animal Shelter Puts Several Confiscated Dogs Up for Adoption, MCPAW Asks for Donations (VIDEO)

On New Year’s Day, officers with Montgomery County’s Animal Services Division seized 66 dogs from a Rockville area home. This week, some of those dogs were put up for adoption at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC). MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Sadly, officials said three of the 66 dogs had to be […]

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January 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Several Seized Dogs Now Up for Adoption at Animal Shelter (VIDEO)

Several of the 66 dogs seized from a Rockville area home, on Jan. 1, are now up for adoption at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood. Meet three of these dogs in this MyMCMedia Extra video: Several other of the confiscated dogs have already been adopted, according to Community Outreach Coordinator […]

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September 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leggett Kicks Off African Heritage Month in Silver Spring (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Did you know that Montgomery County is the first in the nation to proclaim the month of September as African Heritage Month? In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett kicks off African Heritage Month in Silver Spring this week. He was accompanied by County Councilmember Roger Berliner at the event that was […]

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August 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Celebrates African Heritage Month in September

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will kick off African Heritage Month on September 2nd with a special celebration from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building at One Veterans Place. Did you know that Montgomery County is the first in the nation to proclaim the month of September as African Heritage Month? […]

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