MLK Day

January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not in Montgomery County for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Montgomery County released the holiday schedule for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, which is observed January 20. County Offices — closed. Libraries — closed. County Liquor Stores — open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation Centers — closed. Aquatics Facilities — open. For information about Montgomery Parks’ holiday schedule, visit its website. Ride […]

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January 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Madaleno Plans to Introduce $15-an-Hour Minimum Wage Bill in Maryland

On a day where people across the state are celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in community service projects, Maryland State Senator Richard Madaleno held a rally for legislation he plans to introduce that would raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour in the state of Maryland. “We wanted to use this […]

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January 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up! It’s going to be a cold Monday. The National Weather Service predicts high temps to be near 30 degrees. 2. Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to present a proclamation at 11 a.m. at […]

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January 11, 2016 | Laura Rowles

MLK Day of Service is January 18: How Will You Serve?

“Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” –Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (MLK Day) is an […]

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January 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Day of Service Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 18th (VIDEO)

One week from today on Jan. 18th, Montgomery County residents  will celebrate a Day of Service in honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Find out more in this report: Visit MontgomeryServes.org for ways to give back to the community on the MLK Day of Service. Tickets for the Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute at the Music […]

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January 25, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Teen Awarded Children of the Dream at Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Adam Huie was honored with the Children of the Dream Award at the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at the Strathmore. Related:

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January 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

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MCPS Student Receives Dream Award at MLK Day Celebration (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Tigit Tadesse was honored with the Children of the Dream Award at the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at the Strathmore. Related:

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January 23, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Community Activist Receives Humanitarian Award at Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Isiah Leggett presents the Humanitarian Award to Harvey Ziegler at the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at the Strathmore. Related:

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January 23, 2015 | Aline Barros

MCPS Students Accept Literary Awards at Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Melanie Fernandez, Ummara Kahn and Sarah Green were honored with a Literary Award at the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at the Strathmore. Related:

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January 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Young Musician Performs at Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Dennis of Bethesda, performs at the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at the Strathmore. Montgomery County celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday with a special tribute at The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda with music presentations and remarks from Montgomery County elected officials. If you missed the live […]

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