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August 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Grandparents Day in Gaithersburg Features a Drum Circle (VIDEO)

Dozens of seniors participated in an interactive drum circle along with their grandchildren at the Benjamin Gaither Center in Gaithersburg on July 29th. Videographer Nick Rhule captured the event in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:

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May 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Engaging Seniors at Gaithersburg’s Active Aging Expo (VIDEO)

Did you know that over 12,000 residents in the city of Gaithersburg are over the age of 55? Hundreds of Gaithersburg area seniors attended the 8th annual Active Aging Expo this week at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park where they learned about health and wellness, and living longer. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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June 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Benjamin Gaither Center Reopens Today in Gaithersburg

A grand opening was held for the newly expanded and renamed Benjamin Gaither Center in Gaithersburg on June 11th. The newly expanded and renamed center serves those ages 55+ and was formerly known as the Gaithersburg Senior Center. “Gaithersburg is committed to being an inclusive community that honors its history and embraces its future. We […]

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February 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Introducing the Benjamin Gaither Center

The Gaithersburg City Council has approved a new name and logo for the Gaithersburg Upcounty Senior Center, which has served residents 55 of age and older in Montgomery County for 24 years or since 1991. It will now be called the Benjamin Gaither Center, after the founder of Gaithersburg. During a presentation at City Hall […]

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May 6, 2014 | Sonya Burke

MoCo Seniors Attend Active Aging Expo (Photos & Video)

The city of Gaithersburg hosted its 6th annual Active Aging Expo on May 5 at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that this popular event just gets bigger each year. Some of the title sponsors and vendors at this year’s event, included: AARP-Gaithersburg Chapter #5358, Adventist Health Care, Asbury Methodist Village, […]

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April 25, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Recognizes Older Americans Month (Video)

Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz has proclaimed the month of May as Older Americans Month in the city of Gaithersburg. The city will host the popular Active Aging Expo on May 5 at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park. Katz also noted that Forbes magazine recently reported that Gaithersburg is one of the top 25 places […]

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May 7, 2013 | Staff Writer

Active Aging Expo (Video)

Seniors from all over Montgomery County traveled to Gaithersburg on May 6 for the 5th annual Active Aging Expo. The popular event featured educational talks, fitness demonstrations, preventive screenings and more. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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May 13, 2012 | Staff Writer

Active Aging Expo (Video)

Hundreds of seniors turned out for the Active Aging Expo at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. MCM’s Sonya Burke reports these Montgomery County seniors are committed to aging “smart” and “strong.”

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