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March 8, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Meet Chef Sheila Crye (VIDEO)

On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Karen Allyn is joined by Certified Culinary Professional, Chef Sheila Crye. Sheila directs four 14 week after-school cooking programs, each with a capacity of 15-20 participants, created especially for at-risk middle school youth. Young Chefs is one among an array of after-school activities offered through an umbrella program called Excel Beyond […]

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March 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Releases Recommended Budget (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett has released his $5.3 billion recommended Fiscal Year 2017 operating budget to the County Council. Lorna Virgili was at the budget presentation and has more. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 15, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Action in Montgomery Advocates for After School Programs (PHOTOS)

Over 200 people turned out for a meeting at Gaithersburg Elementary School on Monday night to discuss funding for the Child First after school program. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz attended the meeting to hear concerns from parents and advocates. Child First is an initiative organized by AIM, Montgomery County […]

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October 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Council in Brief (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts the latest episode of Council in Brief, which features reports on the Excel Beyond the Bell program, radon legislation and more. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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December 11, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 11, in Montgomery County:

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is scheduled to meet with Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan today in Burtonsville. Leggett talked about that meeting, and more, at a briefing with reporters on Wednesday. You can ask Mr. Leggett questions today, during his virtual Town […]

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May 27, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Excel Beyond the Bell To Expand (Video)

Montgomery County’s “Excel Beyond the Bell” program will receive additional funding in FY 2014 to expand to one additional middle school. The pilot program provides after school programs for middle school students in five economically disadvantaged schools. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Visit Excel Beyond the […]

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June 11, 2012 | Staff Writer

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“Excel Beyond the Bell” Pilot Program (Video)

The highly successful, “Excel Beyond the Bell” Program was developed together with the Department of Recreation and Montgomery County Public Schools to support at risk children. The program provides children with access to after school programs, academic support, hot meals and bus transportation. The program was introduced at Argyle , Roberto Clemente and Loiederman middle […]

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