April 24, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Damascus Local Organizes ‘Social Distance’ Relay to Raise Money for Damascus Help

Damascus community members are hosting a ‘social distancing’ 24 hour relay race to raise money for the local organization Damascus Help. With the help of her friends, Carolyn Sherwood decided to organize the event in the Goshen Oaks neighborhood after seeing a post online that the organization was in need of help. “It is a […]

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July 1, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

Freeing Financial Clutter

District Capital’s Shanna Due shares how to get organized and free yourself from financial clutter.  

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January 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Meet Rockville’s New City Manager on Jan. 9 (VIDEO)

Rockville’s new city manager, Robert DiSpirito, began working at City Hall this week. “My first objective is to go out and meet Rockville’s employees and residents, listen intently, and learn all I can about this great community, reaching out and hearing what matters to our residents, civic groups, schools, businesses, and other partners,” said DiSpirito. […]

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October 24, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County’s First Lady Talks Future Plans (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett announced earlier this year that he will not seek a fourth term. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, his wife, Catherine Leggett, talks about their future plans:

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May 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senior Connection Wins Grand Star Award, Top Prize Includes Toyota Prius (VIDEO)

The National Volunteer Transportation Center (NVTC) has announced that this year’s Grand Star award is going to be awarded to the Senior Connection, a nonprofit located in Silver Spring. This top prize includes a Toyota Prius. Senior Connection facilitated over 13,000 trips for Montgomery County residents who needed transportation last year, and the demand for these rides […]

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April 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Berliner on Westbard: “I Get That This is Not a Popular Stand” (VIDEO)

Dozens of residents who say they are trying to “Save Westbard,” rallied in front of the County Council Office Building on April 26, one week before the County Council is scheduled to vote on the Westbard Sector Plan. Council Vice President Roger Berliner has worked to reduce the density in the plan for this Bethesda […]

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March 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

President and CEO Kevin Sexton Retires from Holy Cross Health

Kevin Sexton is retiring as President and CEO of Holy Cross Health, according to a news release from the health organization.  A search committee has been at work since Sexton announced his plans last September, and the Holy Cross Health Board of Directors and Trinity Health expect to announce Sexton’s successor next month. Sexton joined Holy […]

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March 12, 2015 | Aline Barros

Arts On The Block Gives Teens a Chance to Create Artwork and Build Resumes (VIDEO)

The Kensington Nonprofit Arts On The Block helps more than three hundred teens a year. To be part of it, teens must apply online, show an artwork portfolio, and be interviewed. This organization works with youth and gives them a space to create mosaics, illuminated mosaics and more. Teens spend their Saturdays on projects to […]

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February 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Teens in Montgomery County Have a Place to Show Their Passion for Art

Arts On The Block, a nonprofit in Kensington that works with youth and gives them a space to create mosaics, illuminated mosaics and more. Teens spend their Saturdays on projects to be displayed on other nonprofits and residents’ houses. The organization helps more than 300 teens a year. To be part of the projects, each […]

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August 14, 2013 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Binders, Folders, and Pens, Oh My!

With school starting back up again soon, most parents and children are beginning to purchase school supplies in order to prepare for the next academic year. Starting off the school year with good organizational skills is helpful to increase the chances of good academic success. Here are a few practical strategies to improve organization for […]

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