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March 21, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery County Nonprofits to Receive $120,000 in Grants from United Way

United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) will award several grants to Montgomery County based nonprofits. The announcement is set to take place during a news conference on Tuesday at the Council Office Building on 100 Maryland Avenue. Each grant focuses on United Way’s $10 million investment into education, financial stability and health of residents […]

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September 4, 2015 | Jeff Getek

Creation of Scroll Offers Insight into Faith, Identity for Riderwood Jewish Community

Resident members of the Riderwood Jewish Community made a spiritual journey this summer without leaving the 120-acre campus they call home. With the guidance of artist and wife team Barry and Marlene Goldstein, Jewish Community residents created a sculptural representation of a Torah scroll that combined individually created paintings with the written word to express […]

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July 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Identity Theft Forum (VIDEO)

Identity theft is a growing problem across the country and right here in Maryland. In fact, over 275 people attended an identity theft and fraud prevention forum earlier this month in Germantown. The standing-room only event at the BlackRock Center for the Arts was hosted by Congressman John Delaney and featured one-on-one advice from over […]

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July 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Congressman Delaney Hosts Identity Theft Forum (PHOTOS)

Over 275 people attended an identity theft and fraud prevention forum on Thursday night in Germantown. The standing-room only event at the BlackRock Center for the Arts was hosted by U.S. Rep. John Delaney and featured one-on-one advice from federal, state and county officials. There was also a panel discussion with some of these experts. […]

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August 13, 2014 | Krista Brick

Elderly Woman Found Disoriented in Germantown Safeway Reunited with Family

UPDATED, Aug. 13 at 10:15 p.m.- The elderly woman found confused and disoriented in a Safeway store in Germantown has been identified and is being reunited with family, according to Montgomery County Police. ORIGINAL POST- Montgomery County Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a woman found confused and disoriented on Aug. 12 in […]

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June 30, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

New Study Explores Factors for Drop-Out Rate Among Latino Youth (Video)

A crowd of parents, elected officials and local youth gathered in Gaithersburg for one cause – to hear from local leaders about how to connect Latino youth to opportunities, a demographic that according to the 2013 Maryland Report Card from the State Department of Education has the highest drop-out rate in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk […]

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April 29, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Identity Director: ‘No One Can Close the Achievement Gap Alone’ (Video)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Diego Uriburu, Executive Director of Identity, says that he’s “enthused” by the leadership of the youth during the “March to Close the Achievement Gap” in Rockville. Uriburu joined hundreds of students from the Minority Scholars Program during the march on April 27.   Related:

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April 2, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Identity Director Honored at White House (Video)

In honor of his work with Latino youth, Diego Uriburu, Executive Director of Identity, Inc., was one of 10 community leaders recognized by President Obama as a Champion of Change. The recognition took place at the White House on Cesar Chavez Day. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk visited Identity to see Uriburu and his staff in action. He’s […]

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March 31, 2014 | Sonya Burke

White House Champions of Change graphic

Identity Director to Be Honored as Champion of Change

Diego Uriburu, Executive Director of Identity, Inc., will be one of 10 community leaders honored by President Obama as a Champion of Change today. The recognition takes place at the White House on Cesar Chavez Day and can be watched live here at 10 a.m. on March 31. The Champions embody the spirit of Cesar […]

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August 26, 2012 | Karen O'Keefe

Karen O'Keefe's dog Ruby

Deer Postscript and Literary Angst

The two trapped fawns are free. Two county employees came to the locked gate at the county storm water management pond and cut the heavy chain.  They opened the gate wide – staking each side to a nearby sapling — and freed the two fawns. The twins were spotted yesterday munching something in my yard.  […]

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