memorial day

May 28, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Heading to Ocean City? The COVID-19 Vaccine Awaits

Many in Montgomery County will be heading to Ocean City for Memorial Day weekend. A recent MedStar Health survey found that Ocean City is the most popular beach for people living in the greater Washington D.C. area. If that’s the case and you still need a COVID-19 vaccine, there is good news. Ocean City Convention […]

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May 28, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Sun Safety Tips for Summer

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and, for many, means a trip to the beach or a day at the pool. After a summer of physical distancing in 2020, it’s important to make sure to prioritize sun safety during outdoor activity. MyMCM spoke to MedStar Health’s Dr. Korin Hudson—an emergency room physician […]

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May 28, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

750 Flags to be Unfurled in Memorial Day Ceremony at Bohrer Park

For the seventh year in row, hundreds of American flags will be on display at Gaithersburg’s Bohrer Park during Memorial Day. This year, the flags are being placed not just in memory of those who died fighting for this country, but also front line heroes as well. This Memorial Day weekend, 750 eight-foot tall American […]

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May 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Rolling Thunder Will Have Different Look, Name on Memorial Day Weekend

It won’t be as loud, but American Veterans still plan to hold their annual Memorial Day motorcycle tribute to honor prisoners of war, those missing in action and veterans whose lives were cut short due to suicide. Instead of Rolling Thunder, this year AmVets are holding a Rolling to Remember Challenge. The change was necessitated […]

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May 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Piscinas en Montgomery Permanecerán Cerradas para Fin de Semana Festivo

Los funcionarios de salud del condado de Montgomery anunciaron el lunes que las piscinas comunitarias privadas y públicas permanecerán cerradas durante el fin de semana festivo de “Memorial Day” o Día de los Caídos. Los funcionarios de salud dicen que esto incluye “piscinas de complejos de apartamentos y condominios y clubes privados de natación”. Tradicionalmente, […]

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May 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Community Pools in Montgomery County to Stay Closed Memorial Weekend

Montgomery County health officials announced Monday that private and public community pools will remain closed in the county Memorial Day weekend. Health officials say this includes “apartment and condominium complex pools, and private swim clubs.” Traditionally, outdoor pools open to the public Memorial Day weekend, but because of the coronavirus health officials say they are […]

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May 11, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Montgomery County Veterans to be Honored With Website Tribute

In honor of Memorial Day, the Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs is honoring all county service members who have died in military actions in an online tribute. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Commission cannot hold in-person celebrations, so it has created a special section of its website dedicated to the fallen heroes of […]

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May 6, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Virtual Memorial Day Observance to be Held in Gaithersburg on May 30

The City of Gaithersburg is inviting the community to their virtual Memorial Day Observance in honor of all who have given their lives in military service on May 30. The pre-recorded video will be shared on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The ceremony will include words and music to commemorate the occasion. Mayor Jud Ashman will deliver […]

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March 27, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Rockville Cancels Hometown Holidays, Memorial Day Festivities

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the city of Rockville has announced that they are canceling hometown holidays and Memorial Day festivities, according to a statement from the city’s website. Rockville’s Mayor and Council came to the decision on Monday and announced it on Thursday. “This is not a decision we made lightly as we […]

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May 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for May 31 – June 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, May 31- June 2. Late for Supper concert: Gaithersburg’s Backyard Concert Series returns with Late for Supper. The band members include Dan Bourdeaux (bass, guitar, vocals), Vadim Levi (keyboards), Phillip Hough (guitar, percussion, vocals), Lindsay Hough (guitar, bass, vocals), and Chris Compton (drums, guitar, bass, vocals). […]

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