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June 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Journalist Juan Williams Receives EPIC Award for Lifetime Achievement

Award-winning journalist and political analyst Juan Williams received the EPIC Lifetime Achievement Award on June 8th. The EPIC award was presented to Williams by County Executive Isiah Leggett at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Watch the presentation in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:  

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June 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

A Night to Shine: Montgomery Community Media Hosts Inaugural EPIC Awards (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It was night to shine for local content creators and media industry experts. Dozens gathered at the Fillmore Music Center in Silver Spring Thursday evening for Montgomery Community Media’s first annual Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content (EPIC) Awards to highlight and honor those who are at the forefront of creating innovative multimedia content on […]

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June 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

At the EPIC Awards, A Conversation About the Value of Community Media (VIDEO)

Montgomery Community Media’s inaugural EPIC Awards brought out major players in our community, as the event honored seven people who have contributed excellent programming and innovative content. With the demise of traditional media, community media is more important now than ever, because enterprises like MCM help inform our communities, and as County Executive Ike Leggett […]

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June 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

EPIC Awards Ceremony Set for June 8 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Tickets on Sale Now

Montgomery Community Media proudly presents the first, annual EPIC Awards, given for “Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content.” The elegant affair will be held at The Fillmore in Silver Spring on June 8th. Awardees will be honored for excellence in creating content specifically for our local community on all platforms, for teaching and sharing the […]

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May 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Book Festival Sets a Record for Attendance (VIDEO)

It’s official. The Gaithersburg Book Festival has set a new record for attendance. City officials estimate that 22,000 people attended the literary event this year. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Denise Kayser, division chief of arts and events for the city of Gaithersburg, said attendance in 2017 was almost twice the size of the 2016 turnout. […]

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May 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Authors Leave Gaithersburg Book Festival Impressed (VIDEO)

About 130 authors attended the 8th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival at the grounds of City Hall on May 20th, and their reviews of this literary event are glowing. “I think the Gaithersburg Book Festival is fantastic,” said author Mark Shriver, who was at the festival to discuss his latest book, Pilgrimage: My Search for the […]

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August 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in July

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of July, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Mission Hurricane (The 39 […]

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February 12, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Local Leaders Participate in First Latino Leadership Summit (Video)

A sold out leadership summit at the Montgomery Community Media studios in Rockville brought local leaders together to discuss how to better engage the growing Latino population in Montgomery County. “We were extremely proud to facilitate this momentous gathering of the Montgomery mosaic which we entitled the Latino Leadership Conference of Montgomery County,” said Tony Spearman-Leach, […]

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February 10, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Leadership Summit Addresses Growing Latino Community

The response was overwhelming for the inaugural Latino Leadership Summit at the Montgomery Community Media studios in Rockville. The sold out event featured local leaders who discussed issues and topics surrounding the growing Latino community in Montgomery County. “We sometimes take in Montgomery County and other places around the country our diversity for granted and […]

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February 10, 2014 | Staff Writer

Latino Leadership Conference (Videos)

Session III: Business and Economic Empowerment (1:45 – 2:30 p.m.) Moderator: Natalia Olson-Urtecho, Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration, Region III Distinguished Presenters: Ms. Natalia Olson-Urtecho, Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration, Region III Ms. Cidalia Luis-Akbar, president, M Luis Construction Company Ms. Carmen Ortiz-Larsen, president, AQUAS, Inc Ms. Mariana Cordier, Attorney at Law, Cordier […]

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