Ethiopian

June 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Silver Spring Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED 6.24.16, 9 p.m. Police have located Ingidashet Haile safely. Update: Missing person Ingidashet Haile has been located safe and unharmed. TY for sharing. https://t.co/NCk0s3cplx pic.twitter.com/DEEHAGoOwM — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) June 24, 2016 Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help to find a missing 75-year-old man from Silver Spring. Police said that Ingidashet […]

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July 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Ethiopians Showcase Their Culture and Traditions in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Ethiopians celebrated tradition, culture, and heritage on July 19 in downtown Silver Spring. The event was hosted by the Ethiopian Community Center in Maryland, and featured Ethiopian traditional food, jewelry, dancers, local and out of the state vendors- all showcasing their home country’s customs.  

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July 19, 2015 | Aline Barros

Residents Celebrate Ethiopia Heritage and Culture in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory on July 19 for our area but the hot and humid weather did not stop Ethiopians from celebrating Ethiopia’s tradition, culture and heritage in downtown Silver Spring. Sunday’s celebration was hosted by the Ethiopian Community Center in Maryland, and featured Ethiopian traditional food, jewelry, dancers, local and out […]

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January 22, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Qmem Brings Ethiopian Spices to Silver Spring (Video)

Qmem, a line of spices sold in Montgomery County stores is looking to do more than just help its customers make Ethiopian meals. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the story of how one local business is looking to empower single mothers in Ethiopia. Related posts:

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January 3, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Local Ethiopian Spice Company Works to Empower Women

“Trade instead of charity” is the theme of one local Ethiopian business looking to make a difference. Qmem, a line of spices sold in Montgomery County stores and online, along with its sister company Think Smart Trade, is a privately help social enterprise with the vision of improving the living standards for socially disadvantaged single […]

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November 23, 2013 | Valerie Bonk

Introducing Thanksgiving to County Refugees

Many people are traveling home this coming week to spend time with family and enjoy a homemade meal in honor of Thanksgiving. But here in Montgomery County, there are some people that are new to both the area and to American culture and one local organization is taking extra steps to ensure they get the […]

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