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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Blood Drive in Honor of Noah Leotta Scheduled for Wednesday

The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah Leotta on Wednesday. Leotta died Dec. 10, 2015 from injuries he sustained when he was struck by a drunk driver on Dec. 3, 2015. At the time, Leotta was working on MCPD’s annual Holiday Alcohol Task Force and had been […]

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July 25, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

MCPD to Host Blood Drive in August

The American Red Cross is calling for blood donors due to an emergency need. According to the Red Cross, more blood is being used per day than is being donated. Chief medical officer Dr. Pampee Young, spoke about the necessity of blood donors. “Each day, kids battling cancer, accident victims being raced to the emergency […]

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June 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 5 in Montgomery County

Happy Wednesday! It’s June 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Safe Spaces for LGBTQ+ Workshop: There will be a Safe Spaces for LGBTQ+ Individuals today from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Building III (Camille Kendall Academic Center). The workshop will help people […]

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December 19, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 19 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 19, Christmas is six days away, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Jingle Bell Breakfast: The Long Branch Senior Center in Silver Spring has a free Jingle Bell Breakfast from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will also be two craft tables with supplies so seniors can make holiday […]

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December 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

Blood Drive in Honor of Noah Leotta Scheduled for Dec. 21

The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah Leotta. You can give the gift of life by donating blood in honor of Officer Leotta from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on Dec. 21. You can sign up online or call the […]

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December 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery County to Announce Dementia-Friendly America Initiative

UPDATED On Dec. 5, Montgomery County officials are expected to launch the County Dementia Friendly Initiative. Last year, the Clarksburg-based nonprofit supporting Alzheimer’s research, BrightFocus Foundation, assisted Montgomery County with creating a national network of communities called Dementia Friendly America. On Monday, County Executive Ike Leggett will highlight how the initiative is making Montgomery County […]

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November 30, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 30, in Montgomery County

Here is your daily look at what people are talking about today, Nov. 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Caution: The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for the region until 7 a.m. Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for much of the region through 7am Wednesday morning. Visibility could reach one-quarter mile. […]

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September 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 21, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 21st, in Montgomery County: 1. A fair to mark Emergency Preparedness month is scheduled to take place at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County campus today starting at 11 a.m. 2. Long Branch Library will host a Flower Branch Apartments Disaster Support Group at 6 p.m. 3. […]

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August 10, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 10, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Higher temperatures and humidy are in the forecast today. Here are five things you need to know today, Aug. 10th, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery Police Department is hosting a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the first floor conference room at Public Safety Headquarters. 2. Montgomery Parks is hosting a community […]

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May 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Register Now to Give Blood in Honor of Officer Noah Leotta on June 1st (VIDEO)

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive on June 1st in honor of fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta. The blood drive will take place in the first floor conference room of the Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters, which is located at 100 Edison Park Drive in Gaithersburg, between the hours of 10 a.m. […]

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