Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett

July 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Fund to Help Businesses During Construction Gets Green Light for Expansion from Leggett

A fund that aims to alleviate the economic impact from certain construction projects has received approval from Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett to expand. The Impact Assistance Fund was created to provide qualifying business owners with a conditional grant or loan, worth up to $25,000, for the economic strain caused by redevelopment projects initiated by […]

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June 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for June 5 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, June 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Washington Capitals: The Washington Capitals are just one game away from winning the Stanley Cup after the team defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 6-2 in Game 4. #ALLCAPS! 2. Iftar Dinner: The Montgomery County Muslim Foundation will celebrate County Executive Ike Leggett’s […]

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June 4, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Hundreds Expected at Last Iftar Dinner Hosted by County Executive Leggett Tuesday

The Montgomery County Muslim Foundation will celebrate County Executive Ike Leggett’s last year in office with an Iftar Dinner on Tuesday in the County Executive Cafeteria. Iftar is the dinner eaten after sunset to break the fast each day during the month of Ramadan. “This is going to be our last event we are going […]

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May 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

County’s Vietnam War Veterans Honored During Special Ceremony

Hundreds gathered in Rockville for a dedication ceremony where Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett unveiled the new Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. The memorial wall, located at Memorial Plaza in Rockville, is a tribute to the 130 Montgomery County residents who were killed or reported missing during the Vietnam War. Here at Memorial Plaza in Rockville. In […]

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April 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Leggett Recognizes Local Program’s Initiative in Helping Students

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined leaders from Linkages to Learning during a ceremony Tuesday to celebrate the organization’s 25 years of working with the community and to recognize its volunteers, donors, and staff. Linkages to Learning is a comprehensive school-based prevention and intervention initiative that works in partnership with Montgomery County Pubic Schools, the Department […]

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April 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center Opens New Facility in Wheaton

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined Montgomery County Council Vice President Nancy Navarro, Montgomery County Councilmembers Roger Berliner and George Leventhal, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center’s new facility in Wheaton. The Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center is the county’s welcome center for immigrants where they are connected with educational, economic, and […]

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April 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for April 5 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday April 5 in Montgomery County: 1. Happy Birthday!: The City of Gaithersburg is celebrating 140 years.   There’s birthday celebrations happening in six locations throughout the City with activities, food, and birthday cake. 2. “Stay Alert, Stay Alive” Campaign: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to announce […]

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February 28, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Silver Spring Civic Center’s Great Hall Renamed to honor Buffalo Soldiers

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined community leaders and residents at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring to honor the Buffalo Soldiers by renaming the Great Hall to “The Buffalo Soldiers Great Hall” to pay tribute to their contributions to the nation. The Buffalo Soldiers were formed after Congress passed legislation in the 1860s that allowed […]

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February 27, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for Feb. 27

Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Feb. 27 in Montgomery County: 1. Public Sector Unions: Montgomery County Councilmembers will introduce a resolution in support of public employee unions at its regular scheduled meeting. 2. Renaming Ceremony: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to join residents to rename the Great Hall at the […]

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February 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Leggett to Rename Civic Center’s Great Hall to Honor African American Soldiers

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to join residents on Feb. 27 to rename the Great Hall at the Silver Spring Civic Center to the “The Buffalo Soldiers Great Hall.” During the renaming ceremony, a former Buffalo Soldier and longtime Silver Spring resident James Harden Daughtery, will be recognized. Daugherty, who passed away in […]

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