Chipotle restaurants across the D.C. area, including here in Montgomery County, are supporting local YMCA’s by offering 50 percent of its proceeds to the organization. The fundraiser will be held on Mar. 23. “The fundraiser is a part of ‘Caring for the Community,’ which helps sustain and continue our programs,” Carson Henry, executive director of […]
“Disconnected youth,” are young people ages 16 to 24 who are neither working or in school. About 1 in 10 of Maryland youth is considered disconnected, according to staff from the Governor’s Office for Children. Also referred to as “opportunity youth” because of their potential value to the economy, the Governor’s Office for Children announced […]
Two years ago, County Executive Ike Leggett and the County Council accepted President Obama’s challenge to help close opportunity gaps for young men of color. Nearly $20,000 is now being spent to help black and Latino youth through a new mentoring program operated by the YMCA’s Youth & Family Services Branch. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong met […]
Montgomery County Public Schools held its annual “Drive for Supplies” event at Richard Montgomery High School this week. MCPS-TV reports that more than 80 schools participated this year. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.
UPDATED: This event has been postponed to a later date due to the inclement weather. The efforts of a group of middle and high school students in Silver Spring to make their community safer, will be honored during a ceremony on March 18. “Lighting the Way Home,” an event to unveil handmade and illuminated mosaic […]