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November 8, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Americorps

On this episode of Connecting Our Community, host Pat Shoemaker discusses volunteer opportunities with guest Nicki Fiocco who is the Executive Director of Volunteer Maryland, an Americorps program.  

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November 1, 2019 | Sheila Ogilvie

Continental Societies, Inc. Educate Youth on Drug Prevention

Continental Societies, Inc. Educate Youth on Drug Prevention and Post Red Ribbon Week Posters throughout the Community Transforming Lives commends the Montgomery County Chapter of the Continental Societies, Inc. for sponsoring drug prevention activities for approximately 300 students at the George B. Thomas Learning Academy “Saturday School” Center, located at Montgomery Blair H.S. in Silver […]

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October 24, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Meet Dr. Kim Ross, D.M.D.

On this episode host Pat Shoemaker discusses some of the latest technology in dentistry with guest Dr. Kim Ross. Be sure to watch!

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September 12, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Meet ArtStream Co-founder Nic Stearns

On this episode of Connecting Our Community, host Pat Shoemaker talks about ArtStream with one of it’s founders. Nic Stearns is an amazing part of this dynamic group that has created an inclusive environment with lots of opportunities for artistic exploration for adults with intellectual differences. Stearns is also an author of two books, “ArtStream […]

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July 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

Manage Your Damn Money Celebrates First Award

Millennial money men Ben Carter and Malcolm Ethridge took time out of their last show to share some happy news: Manage Your Damn Money won the Information Talk Show Single Episode Access Center Professional category of the Alliance for Community Media’s Hometown Media Awards. It’s MYDM’s first ever award but certainly not their last. You […]

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July 1, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue with Montgomery County Police: Police Officer Recruitment Episode 63

Montgomery County Police Assistant Chief Laura Lanham joins host Blanca Kling on the first half of this episode of Dialagondo Con La Policia del Condado de Montgomery. Blanca is joined by Oficial Fernando Rios from the Montgomery County Police during the 2nd half of the show to discuss recruitment of new police officers.  

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June 24, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue with Montgomery County Police: World Elder Abuse Awareness; DACA Changes

On this episode of Dialagondo, host Blanca Kling discusses World Elder Abuse Awareness Day events in June and, on the second half of the show, the changes in DACA. Her guest on the first half of the show is Dina Rivera Asistente Legal with Fiscalia de Condado de Montgomery. On the second half of the […]

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May 29, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Financial Aid

Is going to college in your or a family members future? This episode of Connecting Our Community discusses what you need to know to get started with financial aid. Host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Tara Carew, Director of the Financial Aid Department and Shanna Kibler, Assistant Director of Scholarships and Maryland State Programs at Anne […]

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May 9, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: MCPS Choose Respect PSA Contest

On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Cheryl Kravitz with the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council and the student representative, Lilah Katz. You can watch all of the winning videos but the most important story is that these students are learning that they can choose respect, recognize a problem and […]

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March 14, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Living a Happy Life with a Special Needs Child

On this episode of Connecting Our Community, host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Robin Williams Evans. Robin is the author of Living a Happy Life with a Special Needs Child. Robin discusses her story and shares how she and her husband have grown to appreciate how their situation has enriched their lives. Robin’s book gives […]

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