tribute

February 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Tribute to the Career of Late MCM CEO Merlyn Reineke

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) celebrated the career and contributions of our former Chief Executive Officer, Merlyn Reineke who died unexpectedly Dec. 22. The tribute was streamed live and included speeches by Mike Wassenaar, Nancy Poole, Donna Keating, Jimmy Albert, Nannette Hobson, Jeffrey Slavin, and Vernon Ricks. The program for the tribute may be viewed, here. […]

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June 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit’s Tribute to Orlando During Game (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, watch the game action stop at the 49th minute of the Washington Spirit vs. Orlando Pride game at the Maryland SoccerPlex this past Saturday. The fans stood up and clapped during the one minute tribute. The game began with a moment of silence in tribute of Orlando following last […]

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November 15, 2015 | Staff Writer

Memorial Grows Outside French Embassy (PHOTOS)

A memorial is growing outside the entrance of the French Embassy in Washington, D.C. where people have dropped off flowers, candles, cards and even wine as part of a tribute to the victims of the attacks in Paris. You can leave your condolences online, here. President Barack Obama has ordered all U.S. flags to be […]

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November 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 3, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 3rd, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Vote! It’s Election Day in the cities of Gaithersburg, Rockville and Takoma Park. 2. Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner is holding a “Day of Action” today to focus on traffic safety. 3. The Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) is expected […]

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October 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen at Vietnam Veterans Salute (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen was one of the speakers at Montgomery County’s salute to its Vietnam War veterans on Oct. 24th at the Universities at Shady Grove. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Congressman Van Hollen described the event as an incredibly moving gathering. Take a look:

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August 19, 2015 | Aline Barros

70th Anniversary of WWII Victory To Be Marked With Special Tribute (VIDEO)

Japan surrendered to Allied forces on the summer of 1945, and that ended World War II. Seventy years later, local and international musicians and singers are scheduled to perform at Never Forgotten: A Musical Tribute to the End of the World War II on Sept. 5 at the Strathmore in North Bethesda. This tribute will feature accomplished […]

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May 18, 2015 | Krista Brick

Huge Flag Display Planned on Memorial Day Weekend

For three days at the end of May, 750 large American flags are expected to fly on the lawn at Bohrer Park. The flags will be displayed from May 22 to 25 at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm on South Frederick Avenue. They will be put in place by the Rotary Clubs of Montgomery Village […]

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May 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Fallen Heroes Memorial Service (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Local leaders, law enforcement officers and family and friends gathered for the “Fallen Heroes Memorial Service” outside the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on May 6. This ceremony pays tribute to 19 Montgomery County officers and deputies who lost their lives in the line of duty. The fallen officers include: Patrolman Joseph Case, Captain James […]

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August 26, 2014 | Staff Writer

Honoring John Dugger, Visionary of Capital Crescent Trail

The Montgomery Parks Foundation, Montgomery Parks, and the Coalition for the Capital Crescent Trail are honoring John Dugger, one of the visionary’s behind the Capital Crescent Trail, an 11-mile, hiker-biker trail. A dedication plaque to Dugger will be installed on the trail just south of the rest plaza by the Dalecarlia Water Treatment Plant, near […]

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May 28, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Montgomery County Councilmembers Remember Maya Angelou

World-renowned American author and poet Maya Angelou died in her home on May 28 at the age of 86. We asked the Montgomery County Councilmembers for their thoughts on Angelou and the legacy she leaves behind. Councilmember Phil Andrews:  “In 1969, Maya Angelou, America’s great humanitarian artist, wrote the best-selling ‘I Know Why the Caged […]

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