Five Things You Need To Know Today, March 21

fivethingsyouneedtoknowHere are five things you need to know today, March 21, in Montgomery County:

1. The Korean community will thank Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, today, for including grants totaling $543,301 for four different Korean organizations in his FY 2015 recommended operating budget.

2. Montgomery Parks has announced that athletic fields are closed through March 23 because of wet conditions.

3. A screening of the documentary, WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines, by filmmaker Kristy Guevera-Flanagan, is planned for tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown.

4. Speaking of movies, the latest Muppets movie opens in theaters today and a Damascus resident, Brian Jay Jones, has written a comprehensive biography about the creator of the Muppets. Watch our story and learn how you can meet the biographer next month in Gaithersburg.

5. The Warrior Canine Connection (WCC), a therapeutic service dog training program that harnesses the healing power of the human-animal bond, has welcomed six new puppies overnight, four females and two males at its location in Brookeville. You can watch their progress on WCC’s popular puppy cam. Find out more about the cam here.

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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