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January 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 8 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Community Grant Workshops: A Community Grant application training workshop is offered at 5:30 p.m. at the Montgomery County Council Office Building located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. The workshop will review the application process for the County Council and County […]

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January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 7. Will we get the first snow of the year today? Tune in. Find out. 1. MCPS Superintendent Meets with Media: Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith is meeting with members of the media this morning at 10:30 a.m. to answer questions. According […]

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October 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 10 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 10 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.  1. It’s World Mental Health Day: Annually, World Mental Health Day raises awareness and mobilizes efforts to support mental health. When everything seems dark – it's important to appreciate the sparkles of light. It can be almost anything: A call […]

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June 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, June 25. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. Here’s the meeting’s agenda for today. 2. Free, Confidential HIV Testing: The African American Health Program (AAHP) is conducting free and confidential HIV testing at locations throughout Montgomery County. […]

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January 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 9 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 9, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Rally: Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-8) is inviting the community to rally with him to show support for federal workers, private contractors, and others impacted by the federal government shutdown. Rep. Don Beyer (VA-8) and J. David Cox, the president of American Federation of […]

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March 28, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 28 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Wednesday, March 28 in Montgomery County: 1. School Safety: U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen is expected to attend an interfaith vigil to pray for safety in Maryland schools. The Senator will speak briefly on the importance of improving gun safety and share his thoughts on this critical issue at The […]

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June 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Heart Health and More To Be Discussed During ‘Brother 2 Brother’ Seminar

The month of June is celebrated as Men’s Health Month across the country and to raise awareness on preventable health problems among men and boys, the African American Health Program (AAHP) Montgomery County will host an event titled, “Brother 2 Brother,” on  June 12 at the Montgomery Hills Baptist Church, 9727 Georgia Ave., in Silver Spring. […]

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April 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

African American Health Program Community Day Scheduled for April 15

In honor of Minority Health Month, the African American Health Program will sponsor its fourth annual community day on April 15 at the East County Community Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees will have access to free health screening, education on disease prevention and fitness demonstrations for all ages, according to a news […]

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April 15, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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African American Health Program Community Day Planned for April 16

In celebration of National Minority Health Month, Montgomery County’s African-American Health Program (AAHP) will host it’s 3rd Annual Community Day in Silver Spring. The event is set to take place on April 16 and will have a full line up of activities for members of the community. Activities include, a 5K walk and run, healthy […]

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September 18, 2014 | Aline Barros

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County Launches #IamBlackandIBreastfeed Campaign

A new campaign to encourage black women to breastfeed was launched by the African American Health Program, part of Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services. The project is part of year-long effort to reach black women in the county, and educate the public about the benefits of breastfeeding. According to a county’s press […]

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