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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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August 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Superintendent Welcomes New MCPS Teachers (VIDEO)

MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith welcomed hundreds of new teachers at an orientation session earlier this month. MCPS-TV reports, below:  

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June 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the Pepco – Exelon merger, the 6th annual World Elder Abuse Day workshop at Holiday Park Senior Center,  graduating inmates at the Montgomery County Correctional Center, and more.

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August 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

MCPS Back To School Fair (VIDEO)

To kick off the new school year, the residents are invited to Montgomery County Public Schools Back-to-School Fair on Aug. 29. During the event, students can find out more about the upcoming school year, and parents learn more about more about the school system and resources available in the community. MCPS TV has more information: Visit […]

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April 10, 2015 | Aline Barros

The Importance of Aging in Place: Village Movement in Takoma Park

It was four years ago when 69 people attended the first breakfast meeting at the Takoma Park Community Center to talk about Takoma Park seniors. Business people and family members talked about seniors current situation and resources available to age in place in the community. “The records of this meeting were the guide to seek […]

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January 8, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Business Center Schedules Session On County Resources for Women

The Maryland Women’s Business Center is working to help those in Montgomery County take their business to the next level. On Friday, Jan. 10, at 8:30 a.m., the center is holding an orientation at their headquarters in Rockville to educate local businesswomen on how to grow their business, explaining the resources they have in the […]

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September 21, 2013 | John Kolm

Meet “The Workplace Gripe Guy”

Sandra from Rockville writes: “Dear Workplace Gripe Guy, I am sick to death of women being passed over for opportunity in my company.  I’ve been trying to break into sales for four years, but every time, the jobs go to one of  “the boys” and there’s always a “good reason” – it’s never because I’m […]

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June 4, 2013 | Urrikka Woods-Scott

Unbeatable Resources for Women Entrepreneurs

This week I’m sharing a great opportunity for fellow women entrepreneurs who have recently started their business in the last two years. The Maryland Women’s Business Center is celebrating its tenth year of the Start Right! Business Plan Competition.  The deadline to submit an executive summary for consideration is June 5 at 11:50 pm.  You still […]

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