Hispanic Heritage Month

October 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 11 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Oct. 11. 1. Beauty Meets Diversity: The Chase the Dream Culture, Arts and Beauty holds its 4th annual Multi Cultural and Humanitarian Gala at the Great Hall in the Silver Spring Civic Center. The 2019 humanitarian theme […]

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September 24, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro hosted the county’s sixth annual Hispanic Heritage Month Commemoration on Tuesday. The event included a musical performance, and a video presentation on Hispanic Americans in the Washington metropolitan area who have made important contributions to our communities. The theme of this year’s commemoration is “Latin Americans: A History of […]

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October 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Council Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month

The Montgomery County Council recognized Hispanic Heritage Month during its meeting on Tuesday with a panel discussion comprised of Hispanic and Latino leaders in Montgomery County. Councilmember Nancy Navarro hosted the panel discussion to talk about issues of importance for Hispanic and Latino residents. Panelists for the discussion included Oscar Alvarenga, Dr. Claudia Campos, Nhora Barrera, […]

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October 9, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Lt. Governor Gives Keynote Address at 15th Annual Hispanic Business Conference in North Bethesda (VIDEOS)

The 15th annual Maryland Hispanic Business Conference was held at Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in North Bethesda early Monday. This year’s theme: fueling the economy, creating jobs, and promoting growth. There are more than 54,000 Hispanic Business owners in the state of Maryland, according to keynote speaker Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford. You […]

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October 4, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Latino Artists Exhibit Canvas of Colors in Gaithersburg

Bright reds, blues and yellows are lighting up the walls at Bohrer Park Activity Center. This is the second year that the City of Gaithersburg has featured an exhibition by The Latino Art League of Greater Washington DC. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong has more on the artwork and two of the artists. The Latino Art League […]

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October 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda is a health department update about the Zika virus, a Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) update about efforts to reduce class size, and a 1:30 p.m. public hearing about the future of […]

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October 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala Awards Record Number of Scholarships (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala awarded a record number of scholarships on Sept. 22nd at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. MCTV’s Carolina Galeano reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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September 27, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Meet the Artists of The Latino Art League of Greater Washington DC (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Paintings, drawings and collages by members of The Latino Art League of Greater Washington DC are now on display at the Bohrer Park Activity Center in Gaithersburg. You can find out more about the artists from the photos, interviews and videos Roxana Rojas-Luzon posts for the League’s blog. Rojas-Luzon is a collage artist whose work […]

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September 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 27th, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Meeting: The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to be briefed on issues related to the Flower Branch Apartments explosion that occurred in Silver Spring last month. The council will also issue a proclamation honoring Hispanic Heritage month. 2. Election Events: It’s […]

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September 13, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Latino Artists Celebrated at Exhibit in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

The talent of local Latino artists is on full display in Gaithersburg. This is the second year the city has welcomed an exhibit by the Latino Art League of Greater Washington DC in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The public is invited to meet the artists during a free reception on Thursday, September 15 from 6:30 […]

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