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May 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Seeks Organizations to Host Naloxone Training Sessions

Montgomery County’s Opioid Response Program provides training to the community on the use of Naloxone to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Naloxone is a nasal spray which is relatively simple to administer. In the past year, the County has trained more than 1,200 residents to use Naloxone to save someone’s life. The Opioid […]

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June 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 8 in Montgomery County

Congratulations to the Washington Capitals for winning the 2018 Stanley Cup Thursday night against the Vegas Golden Knights. #ALLCAPS! Here are five more things to know for Friday, June 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Education Award: Councilmember Craig Rice will be recognized with the Cornerstone Award for Education and Leadership at the Annual Black and […]

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June 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Councilmember Craig Rice to Receive Cornerstone Award for Education and Leadership

The Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation will award Councilmember Craig Rice the Cornerstone Award for Education and Leadership at the Annual Black and White Scholarship Gala on June 8. Councilmember Rice is committed to making the county’s education budget process transparent. He organized Education Budget Forums throughout the County from 2015 through 2017 to provide information […]

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May 28, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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June 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maureen Bunyan Honored with EPIC Chairman’s Award (VIDEO)

Former WJLA ABC 7 News anchor Maureen Bunyan was honored with the EPIC Chairman’s Award on June 8th. MCM Board of Directors chair Jeffrey Slavin presented the award. Watch the presentation in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: PREVIOUS POST EPIC Awards Blog (PHOTOS & VIDEO) Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Receives EPIC Award for Education (VIDEO) […]

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June 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Vance Honored with EPIC Chairman’s Award, Tom Sherwood Accepts (VIDEO)

NBC News4 anchor Jim Vance was honored with the EPIC Chairman’s Award on June 8th. Accepting the award for Vance was NBC News4 journalist Tom Sherwood.  MCM Board of Directors chair Jeffrey Slavin presented the award. Watch the presentation in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: PREVIOUS POST EPIC Awards Blog (PHOTOS & VIDEO) Gaithersburg Mayor […]

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June 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Barbara Harrison Receives EPIC Award for Inspiration (VIDEO)

NBC News4 journalist Barbara Harrison received the EPIC Award for Excellence in Community Inspired Content on June 8th. The EPIC award was presented to Harrison by Pepco Vice President Debbi Jarvis at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Watch the presentation in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: PREVIOUS POST EPIC Awards Blog (PHOTOS & VIDEO) Gaithersburg […]

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June 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Radio Receives EPIC Award for Innovation (VIDEO)

Takoma Radio received the EPIC Award for Innovation in Community Media on June 8th. Congressman Jamie Raskin presented the EPIC award to Désirée Bayonet at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Bayonet is the program and training director for Takoma Radio WOWD-LP 94.3 FM. Takoma Radio is a non-commercial volunteer run station providing radio production training. The […]

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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 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPS Graduation Season Gets Started Friday

An Olympic Gold Medalist, an ESPN sportscaster and the chairman of the Special Olympics are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2017 this year. And several schools will be holding ceremonies at the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, saving families the trek into the District to see […]

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