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September 16, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Leventhal to Receive Distinguished Public Official Award

Montgomery County Council Vice President George Leventhal, who chairs the Council’s Health and Human Services Committee, at 7 p.m. tonight is slated to be presented with the 2014 Dr. Henry and Page Laughlin Montgomery County Medical Society Distinguished Public Official Award at a dinner at the Bethesda North Marriott. In a letter informing Council Vice […]

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August 11, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo from GGCC Public Service Awards

Distinguished Service Award Presentation (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Montgomery County 5th District Police Officer Kim Curry,  Officer Mary Davis,  Officer Scott Macgregor, Officer Michael Murphy and Officer Chris McCormick are recognized with the distinguished service award. Take a look: Related:

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August 8, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of Tom Didone

Meet A Highway Hero (Video)

The Montgomery County Police Department has won numerous awards over the years for the department’s innovative programs and crime prevention efforts. Recently, one officer received a national award for the work he is doing for one particular cause that hits close to home for him. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery […]

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March 24, 2014 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg High Principal Named Award of Excellence Winner

Christine Handy-Collins, principal of Gaithersburg High School, is this year’s winner of the Dr. Edward Shirley Award for Excellence in Educational Administration and Supervision. According to the Montgomery County Public Schools website, Handy-Collins is being honored for her work to improve teaching, fostering the growth of her students and staff, and collaborating with parents and […]

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October 20, 2013 | Staff Writer

Newsome Leadership Awards (Photo)

Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin, left, was one of four honorees on Oct. 17 when the Center for Nonprofit Advancement presented its annual Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Awards at the Center’s 34th Annual Celebration at the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. The award honors the Center’s former director of advocacy and community relations. […]

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October 17, 2013 | Staff Writer

Andrews to be Recognized as Advocate of the Year

Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews was recognized for his efforts to help the developmentally disabled on Oct. 18, as the Maryland Chapters of The Arc present him with the Maryland State Advocate of the Year Award. The award was presented during the organization’s 2013 convention at the BWI Airport Marriott Hotel in Linthicum. Councilmember Andrews […]

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April 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

photo Chris Georgatsos and strip mall

First Wheaton Revitalization Awards (Video)

The Shops on Amherst was awarded the Revitalization Award from the Wheaton Redevelopment Advisory Committee (WRAC) on April 24. The Revitalization Award recognizes improvements that convey positive change in Wheaton and encourage innovation and a high level of business professionalism by business and commercial property owners. Seven businesses/commercial property owners were nominated by the WRAP […]

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April 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

photo senior and young student

Intergenerational Award (Video)

Montgomery County was honored on March 21 when it was named one of the “Best Intergenerational Communities” in the country by MetLife and Generations United. County Cable Montgomery’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. To learn more, read Montgomery County Honored (Photos) post here […]

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November 19, 2012 | Staff Writer

Rockville Police Station

New Police Station Wins Award

The city of Rockville’s project to preserve and rehabilitate the historic 1939 Post Office building as the new headquarters of the city Police Department has been recognized with a preservation award by Montgomery Preservation, Inc. The Montgomery County Award for Historic Preservation for the Adaption and Reuse of a historic resource was awarded to the […]

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June 25, 2012 | Staff Writer

MCM Wins Two Awards (Video)

Good news: Montgomery Community Media is the winner of the Alliance for Community Media’s (ACM) 2012 Overall Excellence Award for Public Educational, and Government (PEG) Access (over 650,000 category). In addition to the Overall Excellence Award, MCM’s 2011 Montgomery County Agricultural Fair promotional spot won the award for Best Public Service Announcement. Also winning an […]

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