Arab American Heritage month

April 21, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Students Learn Arabic Culture and Language After School (PHOTOS)

Every Thursday after school, several students gather for an Arabic language and culture class at College Gardens Elementary School in Rockville. Organized by Kalimah LLC, an organization that aims to educate children about Arabic culture, the class provides an outlet for young children to learn a new language or brush up on their Arabic language […]

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April 12, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Arab Americans Celebrate Cultural Heritage in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

The City of Gaithersburg celebrated Arab American Heritage Month with a reception on April 11th. The event featured food, dancing and cultural lessons on Arab nations. In this MyMCMedia video, residents and local leaders discuss the importance of Gaithersburg’s Arab American community. Willie James Inman reports.

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April 12, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Gaithersburg Celebrates Arab American Heritage Month (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The City of Gaithersburg celebrated Arab American Heritage Month during at a reception on Monday evening. The event took place at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park and featured food and culture from the Arab world. Residents enjoyed traditional dancing and presentations about Arab nations from local high school students. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman said […]

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April 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 11, in Montgomery County

Don’t leave the house without the umbrella. Rain is in the forecast today. Here are five more things to know today, April 11, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s down to the wire for Noah’s Law. State lawmakers have until midnight to pass the legislation named for fallen Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta. Police Chief […]

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April 5, 2016 | Willie James Inman

April is Arab American Heritage Month in Gaithersburg (PHOTO)

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and the City Council have declared April as Arab American Heritage Month. The proclamation took place during a City Council meeting on Tuesday night. Mayor Ashman and the Council wanted to recognize the tremendous contributions of the Arab American community. “Arab Americans have been part of American society since the American revolution […]

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April 6, 2015 | Aline Barros

City of Gaithersburg Celebrates Arab American Heritage Month

Gaithersburg leaders are scheduled to proclaim April as Arab American Heritage Month on April 6 to celebrate Arab Americans contribution to the community. The annual proclamation will be held during the Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council meeting at 7:30 p.m., and the celebration continues on April 23 when the city’s Multicultural Affairs Committee presents, “Caring […]

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July 12, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Meet the Gaithersburg Multicultural Committee

The Gaithersburg Multicultural Committee held its first meeting for fiscal year 2014.

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April 23, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Arab American Month (Video)

April was Arab American Heritage month. Montgomery College and County Executive Isiah Leggett sponsored an event to honor their achievements. The event was free to the public and was recognized for Arab Americans from 22 different countries.

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