“We Will Move Into Civil Disobedience” (Video)

At a press conference on Oct. 15, Montgomery County Council member Roger Berliner calls for the reopening of Glen Echo Park and said if the federal government does not reopen the historic park, the county will reopen it. Take a look:

For the latest on Glen Echo Park, visit its website at www.glenechopark.org.

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Goodnight Moon Reopens at Glen Echo Park

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Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) officials have announced they will reopen their production of Goodnight Moon located at Glen Echo Park on Oct. 19. The federal government shutdown forced ATMTC to cancel 19 performances of Goodnight Moon at Glen Echo Park resulting in a loss of over $60,000. With the Park reopened, ATMTC will extend the […]

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Glen Echo Park (Video)

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Glen Echo Park lost more than $300,000 in revenue during to the federal government shutdown and a few days before the shutdown was resolved, County Executive Ike Leggett called on the National Park Service to reopen the park.  Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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"The County Has Been Tremendous" (Video)

Katey Boerner Reopen Glen Echo 2

In this MyMCMedia extra, the executive director of the Glen Echo Park Partnership applauds the county’s help during the government shutdown. Related Posts

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"I'm Prepared to Remove The Barriers" (Video)

Isiah Leggett on Glen Echo Park

UPDATED In this MyMCMedia extra, County Executive Isiah Leggett said he stands ready to remove the barricades if Glen Echo Park is not reopened by the close of business on Oct. 17. Related Posts

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Help Glen Echo Park Survive Shutdown

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The complete text of the letter from the Executive Director about three ways you can help Glen Echo Park during the shutdown. Dear Friends, We are now in Day 15 of the federal government shutdown, which, as you know, has closed Glen Echo Park. Representatives of Montgomery County and our Congressional delegation are seeking answers […]

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"We've Really Lost a Lot of Money" (Video)

Katey Boerner Reopen Glen Echo

In this MyMCMedia extra, the executive director of the Glen Echo Partnership for Arts and Culture tells us how much the park has lost as a result of being closed by the federal government. For more about Glen Echo Park, visit www.glenechopark.org. Related Posts

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"It's Hard to Recoup $50,000 in Losses" (Video)

Michael Bobbitt Reopen Glen Echo

In this MyMCMedia extra, you will hear just how much the federal government’s shutdown of Glen Echo Park is costing a children’s theatre who calls the national park home. For more on Glen Echo Park, visit www.glenechopark.org. Related Posts

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"We Will Move Into Civil Disobedience" (Video)

Roger Berliner Reopen Glen Echo

At a press conference on Oct. 15, Montgomery County Council member Roger Berliner calls for the reopening of Glen Echo Park and said if the federal government does not reopen the historic park, the county will reopen it. Take a look: For the latest on Glen Echo Park, visit its website at www.glenechopark.org. Related Stories

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"Enough is Enough" (Video)

Ike Leggett at Reopen Glen Echo

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett calls on the federal government to reopen Glen Echo Park immediately. If that doesn’t happen, he said the county is preparing to remove the barricades on Friday, Oct. 18. Take a look: For the latest on Glen Echo Park, visit its website at www.glenechopark.org. Related Posts

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County Leaders Call For Reopening Glen Echo (Photos)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett speaking about the impact of the shutdown at Glen Echo Park.

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett called on the National Park Service (NPS) on Oct. 15 to reopen Glen Echo Park, which remains closed despite the fact that its arts and cultural programs receive no federal funds. At the event, Leggett reiterated the County’s offer to take responsibility for grounds maintenance and security, the functions that […]

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