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August 31, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Labor Day Festivities Top Our Weekend Planner, Sept. 1 – 4

Glen Echo Park is the place to be this weekend with the 47th Annual Labor Day Art Show, Saturday’s open house featuring free classes and demonstrations, and Monday’s  showcase of Irish music and dance. Kensington celebrates the Labor Day holiday weekend with their annual art show and on Monday, the 50th rendition of their Labor […]

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August 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. One Year Later: This week marks the first anniversary of the Flower Branch Apartments fire in Silver Spring. See Phyllis Armstrong’s thought-provoking piece on the lessons learned from the catastrophic natural gas explosion. 2. The Sky Is Falling: Gaithersburg’s Observatory Park and […]

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August 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Inoculations, the In Thing: The Montgomery County Health and Human Services Department is offering free vaccinations this week for children entering seventh grade. Days, places and times are listed here. 2. Environmentally Speaking: Gaithersburg’s Environment Committee meets at 7 p.m. with a […]

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November 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Ike Leggett Helps Distribute Thanksgiving Meals in White Oak (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett stopped by White Oak Community Center today to help Nourish Now distribute Thanksgiving meals to residents. According to Art Brodsky, board member of Nourish Now, Leggett assisted with preparing parts of the meals along with Nourish Now Founder and CEO Brett Meyers.

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October 7, 2016 | Laura Rowles

How the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Supports Its Local Community

“The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers.” -Terri Guillemets The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to giving back and supporting the community. Helping those in need has long been seen as an altruistic behavioral model and a model the GGCC values. Through cash donations and various collections, […]

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March 29, 2016 | Laura Rowles

Childhood Hunger and Food Insecurity is REAL in Montgomery County (PHOTO)

“One in four kids in the U.S. faces hunger.”-Jeff Bridges It’s ironic that the same day the Corporate Volunteer Council of Montgomery County (CVC-MC) hosts a discussion on childhood hunger and food insecurity in Montgomery County, a new report was released ranking Montgomery County number one in Maryland when it comes to health. The 2016 […]

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December 15, 2015 | Laura Rowles

GGCC Young Professionals Support Nourish Now (PHOTO)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) Young Professionals Group raised $110 and collected non-perishable food items at its Happy Hour on December 9. The items were donated that evening to Nourish Now. Nourish Now is dedicated to making people food secure by efficiently redistributing surplus fresh food to those in need. End food waste & […]

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April 20, 2015 | Aline Barros

USG Students Fighting Hunger in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Students from The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) hosted an expo to fight hunger in Montgomery County. They also presented a series of proposals part of Hunger For Solutions Challenge to a panel of business owners, experts, and county officials. The Hungry for Solutions Expo took place on April 16 from 3 p.m. to 6 […]

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April 16, 2015 | Aline Barros

USG Students Present Solutions to Fight Hunger in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

They are hungry for solutions. Students from The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) presented a series of proposals to fight hunger in Montgomery County. The Hungry for Solutions Expo took place April 16 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., and the program was part of USG’s Civic Engagement Series 2015. “Today we’re talking about who is […]

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