December 22, 2014 | Aline Barros

County Delegation Visited India and Taiwan To Boost County Businesses

Montgomery County officials along with local business leaders visited India on a 12-day mission in November with the goal to broaden Montgomery County’s reach in biotech, other high-tech areas, and to address culture, education, and economic development. According to a press release, county officials and business leaders visited seven cities resulting in more than 100 meetings […]

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November 26, 2014 | Aline Barros

County Leaders and Business Owners Return from India (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett led a business delegation on a visit to India with the goal to broaden Montgomery County’s reach in biotech, other high-tech areas, and to address culture, education, and economic development. The delegation visited New Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad and returned to the U.S. on Nov. 22. from a trip that lasted […]

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November 20, 2014 | Aline Barros

Floreen Sends Daily Updates from India (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Floreen traveled to India in November with a business delegation to broaden Montgomery County’s reach in biotech and other high-tech areas. Floreen wrote in an email to MyMCMedia that she is on this trip “because of the importance of establishing relationships and connections to advance the county’s economic growth.” The latest update from […]

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November 12, 2014 | Aline Barros

There is a New Place for Gathering and Praying in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

After ten years of community fundraising and private donations, the Islamic Society of Germantown has a permanent place for Muslims to attend services, gather, and worship. The new mosque, on Blunt Road in Germantown, will be open seven days a week as early as 5:30 a.m. to serve a diverse and growing upcounty area. On Nov. 8, […]

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November 10, 2014 | Aline Barros

Montgomery County Faith Leader Talks India Trip

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Rev. Mansfield Kaseman, Interfaith Liaison with the County’s Office of Community Partnerships, talks about his expectations and what he hopes to learn in India. Montgomery County officials along with local business leaders are heading to India on a trip scheduled for Nov. 13 to 22. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett […]

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August 22, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of dog at animal shelter

Meet Faith (Video)

In this week’s Pet of the Week segment, Katherine Zenzano of the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center introduces us to a dog named Faith. For more information, you can visit the website or call 240.773.5900.

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June 9, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Faith Leaders Protest Anti-Muslim Bus Ads (Video)

Dozens of representatives from Montgomery County faith groups gathered on a corner near the Rockville Metro on Monday (June 9) to protest anti-Muslim ads posted on Metro buses. The Montgomery County Faith Community Working Group, which unites the Baha’i, Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, Jewish, Protestant, Roman Catholic, Sikh, Unitarian Universalist and Zoroastrian faith communities in Montgomery […]

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May 7, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Silver Spring to Hold Faith Community Dialogue

Montgomery County is working to connect with the various diverse faith communities in the area and on May 8, the conversation will be focused in Silver Spring for a “Faith Community Dialogue” at the Silver Spring Civic Center. During the meeting, the County’s Interfaith Community Liaison, Mansfield Kaseman of the Office of Community Partnerships, will […]

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October 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

Friendship Picnic Set for Oct. 13 in Wheaton

A Friendship Picnic will be held on October 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Wheaton Regional Park, located at 2000 Shorefield Rd. in Wheaton. The picnic is sponsored by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, the Montgomery County Committee on Hate/Violence, the Human Rights Commission, the Office of Community Partnerships and the County […]

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