September 9, 2015 | Aline Barros

photo of Tom Manger at Silver Spring Police Station Ribbon Cutting

Chief Manger To Be Recognized as Peacemaker of the Year

Montgomery County Police Chief Thomas Manger is expected to receive the Peacemaker of the Year award at the Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County annual awards celebration on Oct. 12 in Rockville. According to a news release, CRCMC officials chose Manger due to his commitment to the “highest ethical standards” for policing and department’s accountability, which […]

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August 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg High Wins 2nd Place Overall Sportsmanship Award (VIDEO)

At a meeting of athletic directors this week, the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) awards for overall sportsmanship were handed out. Gaithersburg High brought home second place and that includes $1,000 for the athletic program. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Athletic Director Jason Woodward says his school takes sportsmanship very seriously. The first place award […]

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August 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Teaching and Embracing Sportsmanship at Clarksburg High (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Clarksburg Athletics Director Ed Dalton said sportsmanship is a message that schools officials drive home continuously and, he says, the community has embraced it. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra: On Aug. 19, the Clarksburg Coyotes received the MCPS 2014-2015 overall Sportsmanship Award. The honor comes with a $2,000 cash […]

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June 15, 2015 | Krista Brick

UPDATED: Gaithersburg to Honor Summit Hall PTA President

UPDATED June 15, 2015 – The city of Gaithersburg will honor Summit Hall PTA President Oscar Alvarenga at the June 15th Mayor and City Council meeting. You may remember Alvarenga was named the Parent-Teacher Association President of the Year last month by the Montgomery County Council of PTAs. ORIGINAL POST Oscar Alvarenga admits he used […]

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June 8, 2015 | Krista Brick

County Pedestrian Safety Campaign Wins National Award

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation won a 2015 Achievement Award for its program titled “YOLO (You Only Live Once) High School Pedestrian Safety Education Program” in the category of Civic Education and Public Information. The National Association of Counties (NACo) award honors innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents. “I’m very […]

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May 22, 2015 | Krista Brick

MML Honors Kagan for Advocacy

The Maryland Municipal League (MML) honored Senator Cheryl Kagan Thursday evening for her effective advocacy on issues affecting Maryland’s cities and towns during the 2015 legislative session, according to a news release from the league. Kagan, in her first year as a state Senator, is one of just seven senators and delegates to be recognized […]

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April 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Senator Kagan on Jennie Forehand’s Future and Award (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, District 17 State Senator Cheryl Kagan talks a little about former Senator Jennie Forehand’s future and the Montgomery Serves award that highlights her many years of service.  

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March 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Rockville Program To Award Free Bikes to Kids

Who said doing “good” does not get you a free bike? The terrific bikes program- a partnership between the City of Rockville, Bikes for the World and The Rockville Bike Hub- award free bikes to kids who do good deeds. According to a press release, the program is open to students in Rockville public or […]

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February 6, 2015 | Krista Brick

MCPS Seeks Nominations for Service Awards

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking nominations from the public for its 18th Annual Awards for Distinguished Service to Public Education. The awards are sponsored by the Board to recognize and show appreciation to individuals (including students), groups and organizations that have made exemplary contributions to public education in Montgomery County. Nominations will […]

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January 23, 2015 | Krista Brick

Montgomery County Police Officer Honored

Montgomery County Police Officer Jonathan Pruziner  is the recipient of the 2014 Capital Area Chapter of the Theodore Roosevelt Association’s Theodore Roosevelt Police Award. Theodore Roosevelt Police Awards honor those hometown heroes who experience serious injuries or illnesses but continue to render praiseworthy service to their departments. Pruziner came in contact with an improvised explosive device […]

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