Daniel Koroma

April 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Hucker’s Business Webinar to Feature Maryland Commerce Secretary

Maryland Department of Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz joins Montgomery County Council Vice President Tom Hucker for a webinar to discuss programs offered by the Maryland Department of Commerce to assist businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar for businesses takes place Thursday, April 9 at 3 p.m. The meeting also features Montgomery County Business […]

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September 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leggett Kicks Off African Heritage Month in Silver Spring (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Did you know that Montgomery County is the first in the nation to proclaim the month of September as African Heritage Month? In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett kicks off African Heritage Month in Silver Spring this week. He was accompanied by County Councilmember Roger Berliner at the event that was […]

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August 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Celebrates African Heritage Month in September

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will kick off African Heritage Month on September 2nd with a special celebration from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building at One Veterans Place. Did you know that Montgomery County is the first in the nation to proclaim the month of September as African Heritage Month? […]

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February 23, 2015 | Aline Barros

photo of Daniel Koroma

Meet Daniel Koroma: Community Liaison for African and Caribbean Communities

He started to volunteer in community events in 1999. After working in the financial industry for more than seven years, Daniel Koroma decided it was time to part ways with the company where he worked at the time. Today, Koroma is the community liaison for African And Caribbean Communities. He also oversees the Gilchrist Center […]

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September 24, 2014 | Aline Barros

Visit more than 20 African Countries at the Panafest in Silver Spring

The African Heritage Month celebrations continues with the Pan African Cultural Festival in Silver Spring on September 27 from noon to 9 p.m. The Panafest will be held at the Veteran’s Plaza and will include arts and crafts exhibits, a taste of exotic African cuisine and live cultural performances from groups of various African countries. According to Daniel Koroma , community liaison to the […]

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September 11, 2014 | Aline Barros

County Officials Kick Off African Heritage Month (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials kicked off African Heritage Month in Silver Spring this week. MyMCMedia’s Aline Barros reports.

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February 6, 2013 | Staff Writer

Photo of Council Proclamation

Council Recognizes Black History Month (Photo & Video)

Two significant events in American history were recognized on Feb. 4 as the Montgomery County Council saluted Black History Month. This year’s theme of “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington,” celebrates the respective 150th- and 50th-year anniversaries of these events that changed the course of the […]

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