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July 27, 2020 | Alex Argiris

MCM Board Member Honored as one of Top 100 Women in Maryland

Dottie Li, Founder and CEO of Transpacific Communications, will be recognized by The Daily Record as one of the Top 100 Women in Maryland. Tuesday night will be the second time Li is honored, as she became the first Chinese American woman to receive the award in 2015. Li is being honored for her work […]

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May 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for May 20 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Student Awards Ceremony:  MCPS student art will be recognized in a first-time poster art competition to celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The ceremony will livestream here at 7 p.m. 2. Planning Commission Meeting:  The Gaithersburg Planning […]

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February 26, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Montgomery Service Awards Recognize Special Contributions

The Montgomery County Volunteer Center is recognizing special contributions with the county’s highest honor for volunteerism, the Montgomery Service Awards. Nominations are open until Friday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. This annual awards program recognizes individuals, businesses and groups that have demonstrated outstanding volunteer efforts in the following categories: Neal Potter Path of Achievement Award, […]

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October 2, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Six-Year-Old Germantown Girl Honored for Saving Mother’s Life in June

A six-year-old Germantown girl was honored for saving her mother’s life in June. The girl, Kaltoum Fakri, acted heroically when she discovered her mother at home unconscious and not breathing. Fakri attempted to wake her mother but was unsuccessful, so she called 911. Following the 911 dispatchers’ instructions, Fakri ran two doors down to seek […]

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June 13, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber to Award Public Safety Officials July 12

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor over forty Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Paramedics at their 24th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 12, 2019. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from Montgomery County Upcounty’s fire & police departments, Maryland State Police, and Office of the […]

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April 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Manna Food Center Presents Heroes Against Hunger Awards

Manna Food Center held its annual Heroes Against Hunger Awards Reception at the Fillmore in Silver Spring Wednesday night to recognize community champions in the fight against hunger. Awards were given in three categories: Individual Hero, Corporate Hero, and Community Hero, according to a news release. The winners, selected by Manna’s Volunteer Board of Directors, […]

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December 13, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards the 5th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Brett Rough, Senior Account Executive at Aerotek, as the recipient of the 5th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award (YPG) at their Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by Ed Cooper, Total Wine & More’s Vice President of Public Affairs & Community Relations. Total Wine […]

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July 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Honors Police, Firefighters (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce awarded firefighters and police officers Friday morning at a ceremony at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center in Gaithersburg. Montgomery Village District Officer Matthew McGowan received a medal of valor. He was attacked by a man with a knife after the man provided information about a stolen bicycle. Capt. Dinesh Patil […]

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June 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maureen Bunyan Honored with EPIC Chairman’s Award (VIDEO)

Former WJLA ABC 7 News anchor Maureen Bunyan was honored with the EPIC Chairman’s Award on June 8th. MCM Board of Directors chair Jeffrey Slavin presented the award. Watch the presentation in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: PREVIOUS POST EPIC Awards Blog (PHOTOS & VIDEO) Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Receives EPIC Award for Education (VIDEO) […]

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June 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Vance Honored with EPIC Chairman’s Award, Tom Sherwood Accepts (VIDEO)

NBC News4 anchor Jim Vance was honored with the EPIC Chairman’s Award on June 8th. Accepting the award for Vance was NBC News4 journalist Tom Sherwood.  MCM Board of Directors chair Jeffrey Slavin presented the award. Watch the presentation in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: PREVIOUS POST EPIC Awards Blog (PHOTOS & VIDEO) Gaithersburg Mayor […]

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