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July 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Grant Applications Close Friday for Nonprofits Focused on Minority Entrepreneurship, STEM Education

Friday is the deadline for Montgomery County nonprofits to apply for a grant from the County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC). The grant program is open to nonprofits with a mission or program related to: Minority and women entrepreneurship Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education Research and innovation development Small-scale manufacturing Organizations must apply by […]

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July 16, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery College’s New Grant Aids Students in Skilled Trades

The Montgomery College Foundation received a $95,000 grant to help students with in-demand information and skills that will lead to employment in heating, ventilation and air conditioning careers. It is one of 10 community colleges to receive a grant from Johnson Controls Community College Partnership program. Besides the funding, employees at Johnson Controls will volunteer […]

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May 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Grants Posthumous Pardons for 34 Lynching Victims; 3 in Montgomery County 

Gov. Larry Hogan issued posthumous pardons for 34 victims of racial lynchings in Maryland, including three victims who were killed around the Montgomery County area. “My hope is that this action will, at least in some way, help to right these horrific wrongs. And perhaps to bring a measure of peace to the memories of […]

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April 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

More Than $640,000 Awarded to County Environmental Projects 

More than $640,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 15 environmental projects in Montgomery County, officials announced Sunday. “Great start to #EarthWeek!” County Executive Marc Elrich wrote on Twitter. “These awards provide funds directly to Montgomery County organizations and communities for projects that will help clean our air and water,” County Department of Environmental […]

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July 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing Options: There is free COVID-19 testing available today at the Silver Spring Civic Building from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times, but walk-ups are allowed. Click here for more information. TOMORROW! Free #COVID19 testing […]

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July 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for July 29 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, July 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Youth Sports Discussion: Three council committees will meet jointly at 9:30 a.m. to discuss youth sports in Montgomery County. 2. COVID-19 Update from Dr. Gayles: At 1:30 p.m. the Montgomery County Council will hear its weekly COVID-19 update from County […]

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April 9, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

County Launches Public Health Emergency Grant Website

Montgomery County has launched the website for the $20 million Public Health Emergency Grant program for businesses with 100 employees or less. The PHEG program’s website contains information for businesses on the grant applications, updates on the program and a link to the application. The program will benefit both for-profit and non-profit businesses as well […]

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January 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Rockville High School Teacher Wins National Educator of the Year Award

Sean Pang, English and media arts teacher at Rockville High School (RHS), won the 2019 Claes Nobel Educator of the Year Award. He is one of 10 recipients across the U.S. Pang received a $1,000 grant, which he plans to use to film a documentary that brings light to financial issues in Montgomery County that […]

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December 20, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Dec. 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Dec. 20. 1.It’s National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day! This celebration gives holiday lovers worldwide a chance to show off their most gaudy holiday sweaters. 2. Animal Encounters: This is a chance to meet an animal in the Meadowside Nature Center Lobby from 2:30 p.m. […]

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December 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Dec. 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Thursday, Dec. 19. 1.It’s National Re-Gifting Day: Re-gifting or re-giving is the act of taking a gift that has been received and giving it to somebody else, sometimes in the guise of a new gift. As a method of recycling, some people believe that re-gifting is becoming […]

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